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Learning to wok is a sensible aim

Updated on  March 13, 2018 at 4:17 pm
It’s time to take a quick look at the wok and understand its many iterations. And then, stir-fry for everyone! Read More

Plan ahead for Kapalua Wine & Food Festival

Updated on  March 13, 2018 at 10:14 pm
Tickets are on sale for the Kapalua Wine & Food Festival, June 8 to 10. Star chefs Hubert Keller, Nancy Silverton and Nancy Oakes headline the cooking talent, while master sommelier Michael Jordan supervises the event’s main concern, fine wines. Read More

Duke’s do-si-dos with Girl Scouts

Updated on  March 16, 2018 at 12:19 am
Love Girl Scout cookies? Duke’s Waikiki offers you the chance to enjoy one type — the peanut butter sandwich Do-si-do — in a special version of Duke’s signature Hula Pie. Read More

UH med school finds right mix

Updated on  March 13, 2018 at 4:23 pm
Until recently, Kakaako was mostly known as a work hub, home to auto shops, warehouses, small businesses and the cheap-eats restaurants that serve this community. Since being designated the coolest work-live community in Honolulu, that is changing. Read More

Hawaii brewers find strength in numbers

Updated on  March 15, 2018 at 12:23 am
Maui Brewing Co. founder Garrett Marrero is one of the more active Hawaii brewmasters on social media. His Facebook and Instagram feeds are filled with adventures inbeer making, a lot of shoes (he’s a kicks guy, too) and travel photos — plus a few cute dog shots for good measure. Read More

Mother and son keep laulau tradition alive

Updated on  March 13, 2018 at 4:19 pm
Eleanor Dodds and her son, Ken Weir, estimate that they have made a million laulau together. Read More

Leahi Health dishes satisfy without meat

Updated on  March 13, 2018 at 7:05 pm
Leahi Health may sound like the name of a hospital or medical clinic but that hasn’t stopped the tide of customers eager to throw back its green smoothies, mock tacos and vegan rice bowls. Read More

Korean tradition merges with Irish holiday

Updated on  March 13, 2018 at 4:22 pm
I looked at the calendar and realized St. Patrick’s Day was close, and I looked at the avocados and realized they were all ripe at one time. Putting two and two together, I got: green. Read More

Zippy’s adds veggie ramen to menu

Updated on  March 13, 2018 at 4:21 pm
Zippy’s has introduced a spicy vegetarian ramen for a new generation of sustainability-oriented diners. Read More

PBS chefs discuss ‘recipes for life’ at Surfjack Waikiki

Updated on  March 13, 2018 at 10:12 pm
Meet two PBS television cooking-show hosts — one from Hawaii and one from North Carolina — at a book signing and talk-story session at Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club in Waikiki. Read More

Love of pie the constant on Pi Day

Updated on  March 13, 2018 at 4:16 pm
Pi is the symbol used to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — and, appropriately, we’re celebrating our constant and infinite love for pies. Read More

Shepherd’s pie carries spirit of the Irish

Updated on  March 13, 2018 at 4:17 pm
With St. Patrick’s Day approaching, Irish dishes seem like the right thing to do. Observing the holidays of other countries is a good excuse to dive into their cuisine. Read More

Salmon a go-to fish for many home cooks

Updated on  March 13, 2018 at 4:14 pm
The rich and sometimes slightly sweet flavor, the velvety texture, the appealing color, and the fact that it takes so well to all kinds of preparations and seasonings makes salmon a go-to fish for many of us. Read More

‘Idiot-proof’ chocolate torte is tasty, gluten-free

Updated on  March 6, 2018 at 5:10 pm
Kate Wagner has mastered the use of nonwheat flours (think coconut, almond, potato and taro), and alternative forms of sugar and sweeteners approved by the American Diabetes Association, to create her gluten-free, diabetic-friendly pastries that truly stand up to conventional desserts. Read More

A doubtful debut for Morimoto Asia

Updated on  March 6, 2018 at 5:16 pm
I typically write 1,000 words about a restaurant, carefully weighing the pros and cons of every encounter to back up my ratings. Without burden of responsibility, my friends can be much more succinct in expressing their opinions with a few simple words. Read More

Square Barrels introduces new burger choices

Updated on  March 6, 2018 at 5:17 pm
Burgers and beer have always had a happy marriage, but such couples can grow apart when one keeps evolving and the other stays the same. A craft brew needs a partner who can keep up, and at Square Barrels, that means the introduction of a couple of new artisan burgers. Read More

Smoking gun infuses flavor in minimal time

Updated on  March 6, 2018 at 5:18 pm
I really like Breville’s Smoking Gun, which infuses smoky flavor into cooked and uncooked food. Read More

Final respects to Colin Nishida, and a last recipe

Updated on  March 6, 2018 at 5:19 pm
When I inherited this food-writing gig, I also inherited a pile of reader requests. A number were for the pork chops and fried rice at a hideaway I’d never heard of called Side Street Inn. Read More

Select chardonnays showcase concept of terroir

Updated on  March 6, 2018 at 5:22 pm
A longtime friend recently contacted me to say he would be vacationing on Maui and wanted to come to Hono­lulu to have lunch. It turned out to be a special afternoon as we reminisced about the old days when I was cellarmaster at what was then the Kahala Hilton Hotel. Read More

When kids care, good things happen

Updated on  March 8, 2018 at 11:48 pm
Having a successful chef as their father allowed D.K. Kodama’s children the taste of a privileged lifestyle, but knowing friends whose families weren’t as comfortable prompted the three to organize a fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Hawai‘i. Read More

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