Video

How to Buffet

I remember the first time I felt sick after over indulging at a buffet. In retrospect, I made two grave mistakes:  1. I didn't eat anything all day (rationale: I was trying to "save room"), and 2. I tried to drink…

Christmas Bar is open already at Ward

The holidays are officially here — days before Thanksgiving, The Christmas Bar Hawaii opened in the former spot of the Ward Big City Diner restaurant. This year's Christmas Bar is in the former Ward Big City Diner location The festive pop-up…

Seriously don’t-miss films coming up at HIFF

Sponsored Fall. A time for football, family, festivities … and films! The Hawaii International Film Festival presented by Halekulani runs from Nov. 7 to 17 on Oahu and as always, local film fans will have an abundant choice of cinematic…

Kokua Market reboots with new deli menu

For 48 years, Kokua Market cooperative has been championing local. I had no idea they've been around that long, since way before it became hip to eat local. Now they're unveiling their Kokua 2020 reinvigoration plan, and I was invited…

Ice picks: Tasting Ice Garden

Boba specialist and dumpling enthusiast Amanda Valiente is a multimedia student who is always hungry for the next new thing. She's also Frolic's awesome summer intern. You can probably catch her chilling in a boba cafe or wandering around at…

Where to park in Waikiki

Are you afraid of Waikiki? Do you want to try one of the delicious new restaurants that have made this one of Oahu's hottest dining destinations, or a classic you keep hearing about? No worries: There's plenty of parking to…

Battle of the bubble waffle sundaes

Q: Which bubble waffle sundae is worth the $8 price?  My fascination with bubble waffle sundaes began when Double Three opened in Kalihi. The dessert shop opened in late January but Kalihi isn’t the only place you can find these sugar-loaded sundaes.  …

Kimcheese it: How to make kimcheese arancini

Kimcheese it! is a series where we celebrate everything kimchee and cheese. Dips, noodles, dumplings or nachos, we kimcheese it! Kimchee accompanies every Korean meal, adding probiotic benefits plus crunch, freshness, salt, spice and acid. Cheese brings in creaminess and…

O’Kims is doing Sunday brunch

O’Kims Korean Kitchen, a popular lunch spot at the edge of Chinatown, is now open Sundays for brunch. It's about yummy food and a chill space where you can hear your tablemates, and O'Kims takes reservations to boot — it's…

What I found at Target: Frozen poke meal kit

What I found at ... is a series that tests and vets intriguing store-bought food finds. It’s the mainland and global parallel to KaSnack attack!, our series reviewing made-in-Hawaii snacks.   What: Authentic Hawaiian Poke, Shoyu Ahi Mix & Serve…

How to spend an afternoon eating Maui

I can see why people fall in love with Maui at first sight. I got it when we were making our descent into Kahului Airport. The coast came into view, clouds parted over the West Maui Mountains and rolling expanses of green filled our windows.  Wheels…