Who’s coming: Eat the Street Chinese New Year

Eat the Street Bacon


Eat the Street is ringing in 2015 with new monthly themes and specialty food items. This month, the Kakaako street food fest celebrates the coming of Chinese New Year with every imaginable noodle dish served out of food stalls and trucks. You know, like Il Gelato’s spaghetti gelato.

When: Friday, Jan. 30 from 4 to 9 p.m.
Where: 555 South St. in Kaka’ako (at Halekauwila, kitty-corner from Restaurant Row)
Admission: Free
Parking: On-site and street parking

Here are some highlights:

hiperksSimple Souls takes the stage with acoustic R&B/soul/hip hop music from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

• Use your Hawaii Perks card for $1 off every $9 spent at a single food vendor. Show signed Hawaii Perks card at time of purchase

• Happy hour specials

• This month’s #grinderzchoice contest will be for the best noodle dish starting at 4:30 p.m.

Here’s the lineup and menus. (More menus to be added as received.)

All Kine Grindz

Contact: 808-368-4799; habilitat.com/all-kine-grindz.html; All Kine Grindz on Facebook

On the menu: BBQ chicken, steak, kalbi, spicy pork, spicy tuna bowls, pulehu ribs, crab cakes, garlic shrimp, seafood platters and surf and turf


Aloha Plate

alohaContact: 808-664-6647; http://alohaplate.com/

On the menu: Pineapple po’i parfait; lehua dipped pineapple skewer; seafood chowder with fresh catch BLT; handmade loco moke’o; seared fresh catch over watercress salad


Aloha Pops

Contact: 808-286-4699; @AlohaTricycle (Twitter); alohatricycle.com

On the menu: Popsicles (ichigo daifuku, green tea, firecracker)

Baja Style Mexican Food

558764_403334249735129_1192066738_nContact: 808-291-2096; @bajastylehi (Twitter)

On the menu: Comfort and contemporary Mexican dishes

Beyond Burgers

Contact: beyondburgers@gmail.com; Beyond Burgers Honolulu on Facebook

On the menu: Specialty burgers and hotdogs


Buenos Antojitos

Screen Shot 2014-03-25 at 10.54.07 AMContact: 808-674-7125; buenosantojitos.com

On the menu: Special dish: Chinese empanadas with ground pork, cellophane noodles, veggies and spices. Caramel apple empanadas, rice, tostones


Cake Works

Contact: 808-946-4333; 2820 S. King St.; cakeworkshi.com

On the menu: Special flavor: almond cookie macarons

Cooking Fresh For You

cookingfreshContact: (808) 286-6484; 4469 Malia St.; cookingfreshforyou.com

On the menu: Special dishes: oodles of noodles sampler plate; noodle pizza; Michi’s cilantro lime jumbo shrimp with spicy noodles

Elena’s Home of Finest Filipino Foods

Contact: Elena’s Restaurant in Waipahu 808-676-8005; www.ElenasRestaurant.com; @ElenasFilipino (Twitter), www.facebook.com/ElenasRestaurant

What’s on the menu: Special dish: pansit palabok noodles. Also serving pork adobo fried rice omelette; combo plates of pork or chicken adobo, dinuguan, sari sari, gisantes, lechon special; Shanghai and sweet apple banana lumpia

Five-O Ribs

five-o ribsContact: 509-668-0000; www.FiveORibs.com; ryan@fiveoribs.com; Five-O Hawaiian Style Smoked Ribs on Facebook

On the menu: Juicy baby back ribs and more

Flavors of the World

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On the menu: Plate lunches inspired by cuisines from around the world

Fresh Catch


On the menu: Special dish: smoked meat chow fun. Also serving firecracker ahi poke; Chinese fried noodles; ahi katsu; crab roll; baked salmon; pastele stew/fries; various types of poke

Girls Who Bake Next Door

girls who bakeContact: 808-983-9989; @girlswhobake (Twitter); The Girls Who Bake Next Door on Facebook

On the menu: Special dessert: almond cookie macarons. Cupcakes; mochi; cookies

Hawaii’s Fried Musubi

Contact: 808-391-3835; @friedmusubiHI (Twitter), Hawaii’s Fried Musubi on Facebook

On the menu: Fried roast duck musubi with mama’s fried chicken; tempura battered roast duck with hot mustard aioli


Hawaiian Fresh Farms

270469_445813538799737_1174813329_aContact: 808-321-1567; Hawaiian Fresh Farms on Facebook

On the menu: Grass-fed burger; line-caught fish and chips; fresh fish tacos and more


Hawaiian Twisted Tater

twisted taterContact: Hawaiiantwistedtater@yahoo.com

On the menu: Twisted tater chips with nacho cheese, taco ground beef, homemade salsa, jalapenos, homemade guacamole, black olives; tater stick in various flavors

Hawaiian Waffledogs

WaffledogContact: kevin@hawaiianwaffledogs.com

On the menu: Hawaiian waffledogs

Homegrown Brew

1889086_684782861598154_2981622886806289500_oOn the menu: Special dish: chocolate-covered crispy noodle nugget. Iced/hot coffee; full espresso bar; Italian sodas; lilikoi lemonade

Hula Shrimp

Contact: Hulashrimp@yahoo.com

On the menu: Garlic shrimp, guava chicken, pulehu steak, more

Il Gelato

il gelatoContact: 501 Sumner St.; 808-542-9276; @IlGelatoHawaii (Twitter); Il Gelato Hawaii on Facebook

On the menu: Special gelato: spaghetti gelato

Kiawe Pizza

Contact: Kiawe Pizza on Facebook

On the menu: Individual pizzas baked to order

Koi Catering

koi1Contact: 808-845-4564; 2028 Dillingham Blvd. (formerly Pu’uwainani’s Plate Lunches)

On the menu: Gourmet plate lunches



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On the menu: Hawaiian combo plates

Le Crepe Cafe

132652_481313495247480_898071153_oOn the Menu: Special dish: Chinese crispy chicken crepe

Lemon Tea


On the menu: Lemonades, bubble tea

Local STOP

Contact: @localstop (Twitter); Local Stop on Facebook

On the menu: Local-style plate lunch

Nani Kore

nanikoreOn the menu: Special dishes: kimchi yakisoba and jai

Milk Tea Hawaii

On the menu: Sweet matcha latte


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On the menu: Comfort foods you crave

No Ka Oi Cookie Company

Contact: 808-489-2642; nokaoicookiecompany.com; No Ka ‘Oi Cookie Company on Facebook

On the menu: Special dish: almond cookie ala mode

Olay’s Thai

Contact: 808-487-4001; Olay’s Thai Food Express on Facebook

On the menu: Drunken noodles with chicken; pad siew; lad nar

Onda Pasta

Screen Shot 2013-07-24 at 5.16.30 PMContact: 808-321-7630; ondapasta.com; Onda Pasta on Facebook

On the menu: Kalbi kimchee; mac and cheese; puttanesca


Contact: 808-354-2949; www.onopops.com; @OnoPops (Twitter); OnoPops on Facebook

On the menu: Gourmet, locally sourced pops in a variety of flavors


Otsuji Farms

Contact: 808-368.1135; otsujifarm.com

On the menu: Fresh dishes made with produce from Otsuji Farms

Paul’s Poppers

Contact: 808-351-7583; Paul’s Poppers on Facebook; paulspoppers.com

On the menu: Special flavor: dragon poppers (lup cheong, char siu pork, green onions, imitation crab, cream cheese)


Pop Pop Donuts

Contact: 808-664-3287; poppopdonuts.com; @poppopdonuts on Twitter; Pop Pop Donuts on Facebook

On the menu: Special dish: pop pop sugar glaze topped with coconut noodle


Shave Ice Truck


On the menu: Special dish: “bao bing” Chinese shave ice

Tin Hut BBQ

Contact: 808-492-8676; www.tinhut-bbq.com; Tin Hut BBQ on Facebook

On the menu: Savory smoked BBQ meats


999572_440377119403467_1888670111_nContact: 808-636-0667

On the menu: Special plate: garlic yakisoba kimchee dog

Uncle’s Kitchen

Screen Shot 2013-11-19 at 9.06.37 AMContact: 808-208-0679

On the menu: Local favorites

Wow Wow Lemonade

10525840_392417174254619_5532458845068259494_nContact: 530-638-4969; Wow Wow Waffle on Facebook; @wowwowwaffle (Twitter); www.wowwowwaffle.com

On the menu: Special flavor: lucky dragon (dragon fruit lemonade). Fresh-pressed lemonades (lilikoi, blackberry lavender, strawberry, pineapple li hing, strawberry li hing, classic); Mason Jar lemonades

Wurst Wagen

Contact: ​​info@wurst-wagen.com; Wurst-Wagen on Facebook

On the menu: Authentic German bratwurst with fried rice