Biting Commentary - February 2018 February 1, 2018 Site Staff 15 Honolulu Restaurants Offering Impress-Your-Date Dishes for Valentine’s Day HONOLULU Magazine Team, These menus boast Keāhole lobster, wagyu with truffle cauliflower purée, a cotton candy cocktail and a lot of decadent desserts. Build Your Own Poke Bowl at the Poke Bar in Waikīkī Catherine Toth Fox, Because sometimes you want your poke the way you want it. Honolulu Bakers Launch Campaign To Save Agnes’ Malassadas Catherine Toth Fox, Kawehi Haug and Kim Potter of Let Them Eat Cupcakes are crowdfunding to bring back the beloved Kailua bakery. HONOLULU Small Bites: 10 Happenings Worth Buzzing About in February 2018 Catherine Toth Fox, Here’s a quick-bite guide to the latest foodie news around the Islands. First Look: The Brilliant Ox at Ala Moana Center Catherine Toth Fox, This new gastropub mixes pub fare with local flavors. And no, there’s no ox on the menu. 8 Lucky Chinese New Year Foods to Celebrate the Year of the Dog in 2018 Diane Lee, Make a stop in Chinatown and downtown Honolulu for these foods to welcome a lucky 2018. Get This Exclusive Off-The-Menu Cocktail at Harry’s Hardware Emporium Catherine Toth Fox, Dave Newman, co-owner of this new speakeasy next to Pint + Jigger, has crafted a special drink just for you—but you gotta watch the entire video. 6 Unique Pizzas You Must Try Katrina Valcourt, Enjoy Thai, Korean and dessert pizzas to celebrate National Pizza Day on Feb. 9. Or any other day, really. Happy 30 Years, Chef Roy Yamaguchi! Catherine Toth Fox, The James Beard Award-winning chef and restaurateur is planning a yearlong celebration marking three decades of cooking in Hawai‘i. 7 Brunch Dishes To Stuff in Your Face Right Now Catherine Toth Fox, Because who doesn’t want red velvet pancakes and breakfast nachos? 5 Desserts Fit For a Dairy-Free Diet in Honolulu Jayna Omaye, To mark Lactose Intolerance Awareness Month in February, try these 5 nondairy desserts.