Biting Commentary - March 2020 March 1, 2020 Site Staff Honolulu Restaurants Offering Curbside and Delivery Service Christi Young, Our updated list of restaurants now offering curbside and delivery services during the coronavirus shutdown. Lee Anne Wong: What it’s Like to Close a Restaurant During the COVID-19 Pandemic Lee Anne Wong, as told to Martha Cheng, “We’re closing down now so we don’t end up closing down for good.” Central Pacific Bank Wants to Split the Bill for Your Takeout Order Martha Cheng, Get delivery or takeout from participating restaurants including Gochi Grill, Barrio Café in Wahiawā, AnyPlace Cocktail Lounge, Popeye’s and even Sushi Sasabune until 3 p.m. on April 1. HONOLULU Staff Picks Hawai‘i Favorites: GK Pantry POG Syrup Katrina Valcourt, For this installment of local products you can buy online, in grocery stores or straight from the producer, we spotlight Gida’s Kitchen Pantry. Bars and CocktailsThese Honolulu Restaurants are Offering Liquor Bottles with Your Takeout Christi Young, Upgrade your home bar and support a local restaurant with your own DIY cocktail kits and rare whiskeys. Martha ChengSupport Hawai‘i’s Farmers and Get Produce Delivered to Your Door Martha Cheng, These CSAs and veggie subscription boxes offer everything from papayas to bok choy, local steaks to Portuguese sausage with locally made pork. HONOLULU Staff’s Favorite Hawai‘i Products: The Green Witch Apothecary Shrubs Katrina Valcourt, For this installment of local products you can buy online, in grocery stores or straight from the producer, we spotlight drinking vinegars from a small Kailua-based brand. How to Dine In: 7 Delivery Services on O‘ahu HONOLULU Magazine Team, From restaurant takeout to meal services, here are some of the options for dining in at home. BeerCoronavirus Alert: These Honolulu Breweries Need Your Help Now Alexander B. Gates, Need a good beer to get through all the bad news? Add growlers to your pantry and support local brewers facing draft brews with a shelf life. How to Support Hawai‘i Restaurants During the Coronavirus Slowdown Jennifer Fiedler, Local restaurateurs and food purveyors are on edge as precautions to prevent the spread of coronavirus begin to take effect. What can you do to help? RankedTaste Test: We Tried (Almost) Every Bread at Breadshop in Kaimukī Stacey Makiya, Brie Thalmann, Ready. Set. Dough! KailuaMother Bake Shop: The Bakery That Doesn’t Want You To Know It’s Vegan Martha Cheng, A new spot in Kailua offers work-of-art toasts, rose lattes and sourdough loaves. Young’s Fish Market’s Laulau Collaboration with Lanai Tabura Launches Today Christi Young, And all I can say is Oh Wow, Laulau. (I know, I know.) Faria, a Portuguese Pop-Up, Makes Us Wonder: Why Aren’t There Any Portuguese Restaurants in Hawai‘i? Martha Cheng, The new pop-up, by the chefs and partners in Hukilau restaurant, goes beyond bean soup and malassadas. BeerHonolulu Beerworks Hosts the First Like a Girl Street Festival and Debuts a New Pink Boots Beer Alexander B. Gates, Drink like a girl. The Best Easter Brunches and Buffets You Can Hop To in Hawai‘i This April 2020 HONOLULU Magazine Team, You may (or may not) outgrow the egg hunts, but you’re never too old for a great Easter brunch buffet.