Ethel’s Grill

Ethel’s Grill expands … to Hawaii Kai

This location has since closed. Anyone who has been to the original Ethel’s Grill in Kalihi Kai knows it has been there forever. As in decades. And only there. So when I saw that Ethel’s second generation – daughter Minaka…

Did this: Hard-core natto dinner

Another Natto Day dinner is in the books, and while the stink may have faded and the sticky-gummy slime been washed from our lips, the glorious afterglow lingers.The place: Pig and the Lady. The time: Sunday night. The chefs: Robert…

Hard-core natto: Get ready to feast

UPDATE, 7/4: The Hard-Core Natto Dinner is SOLD OUT.At long last, dinner. Hard-core natto, this year’s Natto Day* feast by Ethel’s Grill, happens Sunday, July 13. And if you’ve ever been to Ethel’s Grill, you know a little of what…

Are you ready? Hard-core natto dinner

Some “weird facts” I found about natto on foodista.com have convinced me Honolulu is ready:Some Japanese restaurants even make sushi rolls with natto. — Get outta here. Next you’ll be telling me there’s even natto spaghetti.Those with adventurous palates can…