Biting Commentary - February 2019 February 1, 2019 Site Staff First Look: Seoul Tofu House Martha Cheng, Warm up to roiling hot and spicy soondubu at this new Waikīkī spot. Get Your Spicy Chinese Food Fix at Chengdu Taste Martha Cheng, Grace Zheng, The popular Sichuan eatery reopens with more room to serve its fiery flavors. Farm to Fork Mānoa Serves Hawaiian Plates With a French Accent Lesa Griffith, Where can you get a local pork lau lau and pumpkin bisque? In Puck’s Alley. Off the Hook Poke Market Brings Fresh Flavors to Mānoa Terri Inefuku, This tiny shop serves up generous chunks of fish, colorful toppings and its own (top secret) house-made shoyu. Kōkua Market Faces a One-Week Deadline Martha Cheng, Will Honolulu’s only natural foods cooperative be given the chance to reinvent itself? Small Bite: Asato Family Shop Grand Opening Sunday, Feb. 17 Christi Young, With no limit on pints of the new lemon peel gummy bear sherbet and other favorites, we expect a frozen free-for-all. Here’s What’s New with Hawai‘i Restaurants in February 2019 Katrina Valcourt, A killer weekday brunch lineup, new items at a 24-hour spot and a craft beer festival featuring locally made brews. What’s New with Four Local Chocolate Companies on O‘ahu Katrina Valcourt, Special chocolate truffles for Valentine’s Day, a new location in the works and more. Makana Ranch House in Kaimukī to Launch Dinner and Brunch Sarah Burchard, Before March, stop by for a hearty Apache Stew, juicy local-venison burger and classic pasta Bolognese. Try The Mango-iest Mango Shave Ice at Hawai‘i’s First Ice Monster in Waikīkī Martha Cheng, The Taiwanese chain claims it was the first to create the item, using real fruit in the ice instead of syrup.