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

109 Chef Recommended Dishes

Forty-seven chefs recommend their favorite dishes—at their restaurants and around town.
2014.09.09 02:29 PM

First Look: Kaimuki Superette and Ed Kenney’s Upcoming New Restaurant

Kaimuki Superette—with its sandwiches and sundries—isn’t the only new project on Kenney’s Kaimuki corner right now.
2014.09.09 10:33 AM

Traditional to Contemporary Moon Cakes at Sing Cheong Yuan Bakery

Mid-Autumn Festival is today, September 8.
2014.09.08 11:50 AM

Hawaii Food and Wine Festival 2014: Highlights from A Lucky Modern Buddha Belly

The Hawaii Food & Wine’s signature event kicked off at the Modern Honolulu.
2014.09.05 08:01 AM

Coming Soon: 6 New Restaurants and Food Concepts in Chinatown’s Encore Saloon Building

Expect a bakery, a coffee and juice bar, a takeaway spot with sandwiches and pizzas, and a small plates concept with a bar.
2014.09.02 04:01 PM

Alan Wong’s 5 Questions for Jason Fox

We asked Alan Wong, who founded the HFWF with Roy Yamaguchi, which chef he would pick to interview, and what five questions he’d ask.
2014.08.28 08:00 AM

7 Hot New Honolulu Brunch Spots to Try Now

Jump on the breakfast wave and try one of Honolulu’s newest brunch options.
2014.08.27 07:30 AM

Noodle Tuesday: Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot

Little Sheep has the best side of carbs of any other hot pot in town, in particular, the fresh, thick noodles.
2014.08.26 11:28 AM

Toast Bar at Manifest

We’re not talking about the dry bread that scrapes the roof of your mouth. This is a showcase of great bread and ingredients.
2014.08.25 01:17 PM

Local I‘a: Hawaii’s First Community Supported Fishery

By connecting consumers directly with fishermen, Local I‘a hopes to provide transparency in how our seafood is sourced.
2014.08.22 11:12 AM

New: Lucy’s Lab Creamery

It’s a baby blue-and-cream-colored shoebox of a shop, with only seven flavors at a time—right now, they range from vanilla to Fruit Loops vodka.
2014.08.21 03:36 PM

Meet Nancy Oakes at the 4th Annual Hawaii Food and Wine Festival

“If I were making a list of pioneering chefs, Nancy Oakes would be at the top,” writes San Francisco dining critic Michael Bauer.
2014.08.20 12:45 PM
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