Author: Marvin Nitta

KaSnack Battle Musubi: 7-Eleven's new meatless musubi

What do you do when two unconventional new musubi show up around town? Put them head to head, of course, to see if either is worthy. Here's the other half of Battle Musubi: Don Quijote's one-pound monster. What? 7-Eleven Hawaii’s…

KaSnack attack! 7-Eleven's new soup looks fun

What? 7-Eleven’s new Char Siu Look Fun Noodle Soup combines look fun noodles made fresh in Chinatown, char siu pork from Hawaii Food Products, and choy sum in a broth that’s made using chicken and beef bouillon with Chinese five…

KaSnack attack! 7-Eleven's fried pork belly bento

What? 7-Eleven Hawaii has a few entrees in its fresh food section inspired by Filipino cuisine and it added another with its Fried Pork Belly and Pancit Bento.  It features patches of pork, pancit, and vegetables on top a bed…

KaSnack attack! The latest ramen is from ... 7-Eleven

What? 7-Eleven Hawaii’s followup to its Tonkotsu Pork Ramen is the new Shoyu Ramen, or as it says on its label repetitively, “Shoyu Ramen Noodle Soup.” Its label also says it has ramen noodles, boneless pork shoulder butt and pork…

KaSnack attack! 7-Eleven's new miso salmon furikake roll

What? Paying $3.19 for 7-Eleven’s Miso Salmon & Furikake Kombu Musubi Roll may make you scoff because that price is closer to 7-Eleven’s cheapest bento than its most inexpensive musubi. But it’s also intriguing because the combination sounds like a…

KaSnack attack! McDonald's pineapple pie

What? When it comes to McDonald’s pies in Hawaii, we’re doubly fortunate. Our state is one of the few places in the country that still offers McDonald’s fried pies. Most regions have to stuff their pieholes with soft-baked versions. Hawaii…

KaSnack attack! 7-Eleven’s selling ramen now

What? If you buy 7-Eleven Hawaii’s new Tonkotsu Pork Ramen, do not look at the nutrition facts affixed to the bottom of the bowl.  I repeat. Do not look at the nutrition facts on the bottom of the bowl.  This…