Biting Commentary - April 2014 April 1, 2014 Site Staff Cutting Edge Sharpening: Where to Get Your Knives Sharpened Martha Cheng, Chris Greywolf, aka Wolf, would rather be making armor and swords or leading the Khanate of the Golden Horde. Hale ‘Aina Happenings: What’s New with Hawai‘i Restaurants in April 2014 Martha Cheng, This month: Nobu Waikiki, Monkeypod Kitchen, Cactus and Vintage Cave. Where to Take Mom for Mother's Day 2014 Martha Cheng, Mother's Day is May 11 New at the Kakaako Farmers Market Martha Cheng, Daylight Mind Coffee Co., Tasty Dim Sum and Snacks, Hawaiian Fresh Farms Bar Report: The Mercury Bar (or the future The Bar at Blaisdell Hotel) Kawehi Haug, The Mercury Bar makeover means fresh juice cocktails and pizza New Age Kaiseki at Hiroshi Eurasian Tapas Martha Cheng, Hiroshi Fukui has left, but the new chefs have taken up the modern kaiseki tradition. Noodle Tuesday: Uni Pasta, Part Two Martha Cheng, At Taormina and Arancino at Beachwalk. Review: W Bistro at 1010 Kawehi Haug, In the former Le Guignol space New: Bodhi Cafe, Smoothies with a Southeast Asian Bent Martha Cheng, Soursop, durian, and green mango smoothies. Plus, the return of Spices! Hale Aina Happenings: New Spring Menus and Chateau Musar Wine Dinner Martha Cheng, New menu items at Bernini and Chef Mavro, winemaker dinner at Salt. Georgie Pie Returns to Let Them Eat Cupcakes Martha Cheng, Pies at a cupcake shop New Leahi Health Location Downtown Martha Cheng, Kombucha smoothies, kale bowls and other healthy options New: The Baker and Butcher Kawehi Haug, A new sandwich shop in downtown Honolulu Opening Soon: Honolulu Beerworks Timothy Golden, Oahu's only locally-owned brewpub opens on Friday. Rethink Dinner with Fresh Box Martha Cheng, Fresh Box rolls a veggie subscription box, meal plan and cooking lesson into one. Cafe Waiola: Perfect Pastries and Coffee in the Unlikeliest of Places Martha Cheng, The Curb and Breadshop team up at the UH medical school Mochi, Gelato, Abalone: Three New(ish) Eats at Ala Moana Center Martha Cheng, Minamoto Kitchoan, Aloha Gelato, Kona Abalone Four Reasons to Head to Waikiki Martha Cheng, A chocolate dinner at Hula Grill, kamaaina specials at Top of Waikiki and Japengo, pancake buffet at Mac 24/7 Impressed Juice Pops Up Downtown Kawehi Haug, Cold-pressed juice, paiai bowls and poi shots served out of Mercury Bar New: Koko Head Cafe in Kaimuki Martha Cheng, Lee Anne Wong's new brunch spot reinvents everything you know about breakfast.