Drinks

Something new: The Brewseum

Something unexpected is brewing in Kakaako in a German-style beer hall. A quirky new brewpub and museum, called The Brewseum, just opened for business on Waimanu Street, serving up an eclectic variety of beer in a space decorated with hundreds…

Something new: Mr. Tea

Mr. Tea is the latest shop to seize on the city’s tea craze, gearing up for Friday’s opening in the Ward Area, across the street from Blaisdell Center. Owner George Huang gave me a sneak preview of his shop, which…

iichiko tasting @ ARTafterDARK

Just before Friday’s Japanese art-themed ARTafterDark, iichiko debuted its new line of shochu at an invitation-only preview — yuzu- and ume-flavored shochu, Blu (exclusive to Hawaii) and the higher-end Frasco. Fruity cocktail drinkers will love the yuzu and ume “Bar…

Stop, chill, sip: My top 5 bars

Sometimes a girl just has to have a drink. If you know me at all, you know that my life is pretty fast-paced. But there are plenty of times when I need to just stop, sit and enjoy a drink…

New in the city: Brew’d Craft Pub

After hearing that Brew’d Craft Pub had recently opened in Kaimuki, we made plans with another friend to give it a try. We had trouble finding parking (Kaimuki parking is an ordeal these days) and after arriving at the small,…

New: Kai Coffee

If you find yourself in Waikiki and in need of a good cup of coffee, check out Kai Coffee Hawaii, which just opened in the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Resort & Spa. Whether you want something simple or have a developed…

Secrets to Christmas eggnog

When I worked at The Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia, the day after Thanksgiving was not Black Friday; it was eggnog day. The thing that made Greenbrier’s eggnog so unique was the curing process. The day after Thanksgiving, the food…