Martha Cheng

Food and Biting Commentary editor Martha Cheng graduated from Wellesley College with degrees in Computer Science and English. She’s a former line cook, food truck owner, Peace Corps volunteer and Google techie. 


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Stories by Martha

How a Noodle Factory in Kalihi Fueled America’s Ramen Boom

Nine of the top 10 ramen restaurants named by The New York Times—and all but one of the 56 ramen shops in Honolulu—use Sun Noodle.
2014.11.05 09:00 AM

Kō Hana Produces Rum From Rare, Native Hawaiian Sugar Cane

How Robert Dawson harvests sugar cane for Kō Hana rum.
2014.10.22 09:00 AM

New at Morimoto Waikīkī

Pan-seared snapper with Thai-style curry, chocolate and shiso and more.
2014.10.20 08:51 AM

Free Coco Puffs, Four New Restaurant Openings and One Farewell

Just opened: Livestock Tavern, Izakaya Mai, HASR Deli, and Heavenly.
2014.10.16 01:13 PM

Review: Búho’s Elevated Take on Mexican Cuisine

On a Waikīkī rooftop, the owners of Shokudo Japanese Restaurant bring you Búho Mexican Cocina and Cantina.
2014.10.14 12:00 PM

New: Blue Marlin Tapas and Sushi Bar

There’s new life in the old Matteo’s space on Seaside.
2014.10.14 08:00 AM

New at Nobu: Smoked Scallops and Lychee, Plus the Best Mochi Dessert

Kiawe-smoked scallops with lychee, mochi cake with rum-soaked cherries, and more.
2014.10.13 12:26 PM

Vintage Cave’s New Chefs: Jonathan Mizukami and Eddie Lopez

New chefs and new menus at Honolulu’s most expensive restaurant.
2014.10.06 04:46 PM

Noodle Tuesday: Slurp at Vino

Chef Keith Endo recently debuted Slurp, a weekday, lunchtime pop-up devoted to ramen.
2014.09.30 02:39 PM

Dumplings All Day Wong, a Cookbook by Lee Anne Wong

More than 50 dumpling recipes, from the classic pork and chive to a chicken parm shu mai.
2014.09.29 04:43 PM

New: Pono Pies, Made with Breadfruit

These breadfruit-based pies comes in flavors including liliko‘i, sweet potato and chocolate.
2014.09.25 03:41 PM

5 Honolulu Chefs Answer One Essential Question: “What’s in Your Fridge?”

Peering into someone else’s refrigerator feels like an invasion of privacy. Even with permission. Lucky for you, we handled all the awkwardness so you can go straight to the voyeurism: Find out what these chefs always have in their home refrigerator.
2014.09.24 09:06 AM
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