Martha Cheng

Martha Cheng is the Food and Dining editor for Honolulu Magazine. She also writes for publications including The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Food and Wine, and Eater. In past lives, she was a line cook, food truck owner, Peace Corps volunteer, Google techie and has degrees in Computer Science and English from Wellesley College. She really likes listing things. More than a decade ago, she came to Honolulu for a boy and stayed for the people and ocean. She was born in San Francisco, but prefers surfing in Hawai‘i. 

  

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Stories by Martha

Grass Jelly Bowls at Timi House

A new Taiwanese trend hits Honolulu.
2014.05.21 04:29 PM

Biting Commentary in New York: Favorite Oyster Happy Hours

Four places to find joy on the half shell—for cheap.
2014.05.20 10:40 PM

Biting Commentary in New York: 8 Favorite New York Sweets

Sundaes, frozen s'mores, macarons and more.
2014.05.19 01:45 PM

Biting Commentary in New York: Grand Central Oyster Bar

A must for any oyster lover
2014.05.15 07:55 PM

Biting Commentary in New York: New Russ and Daughters Cafe

The 100-year-old appetizing store expands with a new cafe.
2014.05.14 05:47 PM

Traditional Hawaiian Restaurant Highway Inn Keeps Up With the 21st Century

Highway Inn’s third generation tries to figure out how to keep a seven-decade-old restaurant relevant.
2014.05.13 02:45 PM

New Honolulu Restaurants: Dagon, Goofy Cafe & Dine, Izakaya Torae Torae

Burmese, Surf and Stamina.
2014.04.23 06:00 AM

Hawaiian Shochu Co.: Sweet Potato Shochu Made in Haleiwa, Hawaii

Hawaiian Shochu Co., a tiny craft distillery, turns sweet potatoes into shochu.
2014.04.18 06:00 AM

Kaimuki’s Newly Renovated 12th Ave Grill is Bigger and Better

The biggest little neighborhood restaurant.
2014.04.09 06:00 AM

Just Opened: 5 New Restaurants in Honolulu

Izakaya Torae Torae, W Bistro, Nagomi, Kissaten, Sushi Ginza Onodera.
2014.02.27 09:29 AM

Tucker and Bevvy in Waikiki: New Aussie-style Takeout Sandwich Spot

Picnic food from down under.
2014.02.27 09:00 AM

Review: MW Restaurant

The new MW Restaurant serves food with influences from two of Hawaii’s most beloved kitchens, Alan Wong's and Zippy's.
2014.02.20 09:00 AM
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