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

Bread and Butter: A New Café and Wine Bar by the Owner of Shokudo

Bread and Butter is a café by day and a wine bar by night.
2015.06.22 02:42 PM

38 Best New Dishes and Drinks You Must Try in Hawai‘i

The best new dishes and drinks around the state.
2015.06.19 10:00 AM

7 Favorite Places to Eat at Ward

There’s a lot new at Ward, but some of the old spots still hold their own.
2015.06.18 11:33 AM

Big Island Guide: Where to Eat and Drink

Where HONOLULU’s dining editor eats when on the Big Island.
2015.06.17 09:00 AM

First Look: Ed Kenney’s Newest Kaimukī Restaurant, Mud Hen Water

Ed Kenney’s newest restaurant gives him the license to let loose with international inspiration.
2015.06.16 10:00 AM

Grondin Introduces a Weekend Brunch Menu

Brunch, just like lunch and dinner at the just-over-a-year old French and Latin restaurant, consists of familiar classics with a breath of the exotic.
2015.06.08 12:20 PM

A Tasty New Find in Waipahu

Tiano’s restaurant serves Filipino, American, Local-style and more in Waipahu.
2015.05.18 09:00 AM

Say Goodbye to Vino and Hiroshi

Two great restaurants close this month—we’ll miss them.
2015.05.12 09:00 AM

Livestock Tavern: Modern American Comfort Food and Killer Cocktails

The owners of Lucky Belly serve nostalgia at a new downtown Honolulu restaurant.
2015.02.04 06:00 AM

How Olive Tree Café Serves Fresh, Simple Mediterranean Food

The Olive Tree Café celebrates its 20th anniversary this month.
2015.01.28 07:00 AM

Taste the Bangladeshi Countryside in the Biryani at Café Maharani

Café Maharani delivers rich flavors from Northern India.
2015.01.21 04:31 PM

The Pig and the Lady: Honolulu’s Best New Restaurant

It takes a village to raise one of Honolulu’s best restaurants.
2015.01.14 11:17 AM
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