Biting Commentary - August 2013 August 1, 2013 Site Staff Gluten-free cake at Cake Works Lesa Griffith, Wheat-free eaters: You can have your cake and eat it too Meet Russell Moore at the Hawaii Food and Wine Festival 2013 Kathy Y.L. Chan, A Q&A with the chef of Camino, Oakland's wood-fired restaurant 125 years in food, as told by HONOLULU and Paradise of the Pacific Martha Cheng, The Metropolitan Meat Market (1917), awa in Hawaii (1920), The Canlis Broiler, the Most Beautiful Restaurant in the World (1961), Clues to Finding the Perfect Restaurant in Hawaii (1980) Noodle Tuesday: vegan pho at Nickie Cafe Martha Cheng, Plus "duck" and bamboo soup and other vegetarian-friendly options First look: Bevy in Kakaako Ry Wong, Christian Self of Thirtyninehotel opens a new bar in Kakaako Sunday brunch at Hula Grill Waikiki Martha Cheng, Affordable brunch with a view in Waikiki New: Scoop, an ice cream sandwich shop in Kalihi Martha Cheng, Mix-and-match your cookies and ice cream Bar report: Safehouse Ry Wong, A cocktail lounge nestled in the back room of The Republik, The Safehouse offers drinks that are better than your average club Noodle Tuesday: spaghetti gelato at Il Gelato Hawaii cafe Martha Cheng, Gelato that you want to twirl around your fork Hale Aina Happenings: Happy hour at Cactus and more Site Staff, New menu at The Veranda, Alan Wong's Next Generation Dinner Gluten-free at Zpizza Lesa Griffith, For wheat-free crust cravers Try these treats at the Made in Hawaii Fest Martha Cheng, This weekend, sample 60 flavors of popcorn, Hawaii Bitters, ginger pineapple jam from Kauai, and find out Adoboloco's new top secret hot sauce flavor. Noodle Tuesday: Ireh, sesame leaf hand-shaved noodles and chewing noodles Martha Cheng, Find comfort in less-common Korean noodle dishes here. Vegan and gluten-free friendly, too. MW: Michelle Karr-Ueoka and Wade Ueoka's upcoming restaurant Martha Cheng, Alan Wong's current pastry chef and former chef de cuisine plan for an October opening Hawaiian Moonshine Justin D'Olier, Island Distillers revives okolehau Restaurant news: Park, Panya at Hokua, Bills Martha Cheng, New and upcoming restaurants, chef changes Take our 100 dish challenge and vote now for the Hale Aina Awards Site Staff, Win dining gift certificates New: Cha No Ma (vegan!) hot pot Martha Cheng, Japanese nabe meets Taiwanese tea Wing Ice Cream Parlor Martha Cheng, New in Chinatown: Wing Ice Cream Parlor with housemade ice cream Rico Rico Peruvian chicken restaurant Martha Cheng, Huli huli chicken, done up Peruvian-style, what’s not to love? Marukai's shochu and sake club Martha Cheng, Much like bacon-of-the-month clubs, you get a bottle of sake once a month—a new or seasonal sake that's not on Marukai's shelves yet.