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

Former The Whole Ox and Meatball Owner is Now Making Sausages From Local Meats

Robert McGee is back with a new venture called Link.
2014.11.17 04:15 PM

New: Brunch at Prima

Sure, you could have cold leftover pizza for breakfast, or you could have a hot one straight from Prima’s kiawe-fired oven, topped with bacon and softly scrambled eggs.
2014.11.13 03:01 PM

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
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