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. 

  

Stories by Martha

Battle of the Brunches: Koko Head Cafe vs. Bills Sydney

New spots Koko Head Cafe and Bills Sydney introduce novel dishes, but in very different ways.

4 Pretty Sweet Purple Treats

Don’t be blue—perk up with these purple treats.

Happy Hour at Hy’s Steakhouse

Now you can bask in the old-world steakhouse cool of Hy's without having to fork over fifty bucks for steak.

Rethink Dinner with Hawaii Fresh Box

A veggie subscription box, meal plan and cooking lesson rolled into one.

Noodle Tuesday: Ramen Sanji

This shop is named after the chef and pirate in One Piece, Japan's most popular manga of all time.

Monsarrat Shave Ice: Find All Natural Syrups at This Too Cute Spot

Mango, strawberry, raspberry, green tea and more.

Top 8 Cold Coffee Drinks in Honolulu

Favorite cold coffees to keep us cool and caffeinated.

First Look: Ethiopian Restaurant

Honolulu, welcome to your first Ethiopian restaurant. It's called—get this—Ethiopian Restaurant, and it shares a kitchen with a ramen spot.

Life Foods: Veggie Burgers That Don't Suck

Maui-based Life Foods creates a vegan burger tasty enough to make a carnivore think twice about meat.

The Best Steak Tartare in Honolulu

In a town where raw ahi is king, a good steak tartare is a rare find.

Where to Buy Lychee Now

Three spots for the season's sweetest.

Maui Fruit Jewels

Pate de fruits made with mostly Maui fruits

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