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Single foodie on Valentine’s: His plan

By Dave Newman Dave Thor Newman is the owner and operator of award-winning gastropub Pint and Jigger and soon-to-open speakeasy Harry’s Hardware Emporium. He’s also a leader on Honolulu’s cocktail scene and one of its most noted mixologists. Plan A:…

Party pics: Iron Bartender Finals

The Hawaii bartenders who made it through the three preliminary rounds and into the finals went head-to-head on Tuesday night for the Bacardi Oakheart Iron Bartender Finals at The Republik, a test of skill, speed, originality, personality and creativity. The…

Review: Hawaii Bitters

Coinciding with the kickoff of the first Hawaii Cocktail Week was the debut of the much-anticipated Hawaii Bitters.Shortly after the first Cocktail Week party at CoXist Studio, I was able to get my hands on the first three flavors produced…

Cocktail Week: Sous vide seminar

To paraphrase Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” to sous vide or not to sous vide? That’s the question posed by mixologist Dave Newman during his Hawaii Cocktail Week seminar held at Pint + Jigger.A recent trend in mixology has been barrel-aged cocktails. This…

Cocktail week: Pint + Jigger cocktail dinner

Hawaii Cocktail Week festivities continued Tuesday evening with a cocktail pairing dinner at Pint + Jigger.The sold-out dinner consisted of a sextet of diverse cocktails paired with some of the Makiki pub’s popular menu items. Here’s a look at the…

Did this: StarChefs.com’s Rising Stars gala

StarChefs.com brought its star power to Hawaii Tuesday night, shining the spotlight on a new-generation crop of 13 chefs and one mixologist at a tasting gala that sold out at $95 a ticket. All were picked from a field of…

Foodscene: December

Dec. 1: Midnight Madness with Lee Anne WongTASTE667 Auahi St.7 to 10 p.m.Tickets: $45 onlineUnique Eats’ Lee Anne Wong is back to join forces with Mark Noguchi in the second Drunch (“You drink you munch, it’s dinner it’s lunch”) event…

Star Chefs in Hawaii: Dave Newman

Have you heard of StarChefs.com? I’ve been following this website for about 20 years (back when I used Hotmail!), watching mainland trends and jobs in restaurants as well as glimpses of new chefs there. I was surprised and thrilled when…

New(ish) eats: Pint & Jigger

Over the course of several outings, the Nonstop crew tried out the food and drinks at Pint & Jigger, the latest in a series of gastropubs to hit the scene in recent months. New eats: Pint & Jigger ◄ Back…