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Beer + dinner at Hilton

Updated on  October 10, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Beer + dinner at Hilton

Updated on  October 10, 2017 at 5:50 pm

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Back in the Day

Pre-made products make spicy ribs a reality

Updated on  September 19, 2017 at 5:55 pm
Steven R. Lee might be retired, but he makes pork spareribs that are so delicious, all his friends ask for the recipe. Read More


Tropics re-brands, reopens in Kakaako

Updated on  October 16, 2017 at 4:39 pm
After four years at Puck’s Alley, Tropics Tap House reopens this week on Queen Street with a new name and updated concept. Read More

By Request

New cookbook features dishes from school cafeterias

Updated on  October 11, 2017 at 9:26 pm
A third “By Request” cookbook launches today. Read More

By the Glass

Hawai‘i Food & Wine Fest offers rare opportunities for wine lovers

Updated on  October 3, 2017 at 4:24 pm
The Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival provides a golden opportunity for foodies and everyone else to take an amazing food vacation without leaving home. Read More


Michelin has aloha for ‘Aina restaurant

Updated on  October 10, 2017 at 5:55 pm
Right at the top of the latest list of Michelin Guide awardees is ‘Aina, a San Francisco restaurant rooted in Hawaii, where founder and chef Jordan Keao left his heart. Read More

Does it Work?

Parsley mill handy, but pain to clean

Updated on  October 6, 2017 at 12:44 am
Ipac Italy’s Prezzemolina’s parsley mill is affordable, but cleanup is a hassle. Read More

Electric Kitchen

Aloun Farms hosts annual Pumpkin Festival

Updated on  October 10, 2017 at 4:15 pm
Aloun Farms invites you to Hawaii’s largest Pumpkin Festival. Read More

Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets

If you run a farmers market and want it listed here, email or send information to Honolulu Star-Advertiser, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 7-210, Honolulu 96813. Include time and day of market, location with street address and a phone number. Read More
Updated on  September 26, 2017 at 4:34 pm

Grab and Go

Flavors of South found in Aiea

Updated on  August 22, 2017 at 4:25 pm
Hawaii may be the southernmost state in the U.S., but when Southern food is contemplated, it is not kalua pork and poi that fire up the salivary glands. Rather, it’s dishes like fried chicken, smothered pork chops, collard greens and cornbread. Read More

Health Options

Don’t rule out ‘bad’ foods — they can do you good

Updated on  September 19, 2017 at 5:04 pm
Classifying foods as “good” and “bad” is a common scare tactic used by nutrition zealots insisting that you should avoid certain foods completely if you want to be healthy. This approach is nothing new. Read More

If I Can, You Can

Light choices are fit for isles’ first family

Updated on  October 10, 2017 at 5:37 pm
7-Eleven locations will soon offer a chicken sandwich designed by first lady Dawn Amano-Ige, part of the state Department of Health’s “Choose Healthy Now” campaign. Read More

Local Moco

Chinese-Style Poached Whole Fish

Updated on  October 10, 2017 at 4:09 pm
While lots of folks steam whole fish, gentle poaching produces a delicate texture and a broader window for perfect results. Read More

On Tap in Hawaii

Rise and stein for Oktoberfest​-​style beers

Updated on  September 22, 2017 at 1:13 am
Though it​ ​doesn’t​ ​feel​ ​like​ ​it​​ ​in​ ​Hawaii​, fall weather means ​it’s time for Oktoberfest​-​style beers.​ ​They’re a ​welcome​ ​change​ ​from​ ​the lighter​ ​lager​ ​styles​ ​typically enjoyed during summer. Read More

Spirited Conversations

Crack-seed cocktails conjure childhood memories

Updated on  September 26, 2017 at 4:24 pm
The unique smell of the crack-seed store brings back childhood memories. The sweet and salty taste of li hing mui can have local folk reminiscing about football tailgates, trips to the movies and treats from our grandparents. Read More


After 16 years of telling tales, 1 more for the road

Updated on  October 4, 2017 at 10:24 am
Ever since March 1, 2001, when I walked into the newsroom of the plucky Honolulu Star-Bulletin — it was two weeks away from its launch as a newspaper separate from the Honolulu Advertiser — I have felt lucky. Read More

The Little Foodie

Popsicles relieve heat of the day

Updated on  September 26, 2017 at 4:23 pm
Ice pops can range from ice cubes to sorbet soft. Sugar makes them a little softer, and fat from cream improves the texture. Sweetened condensed milk provides both qualities, especially because the sugar is already dissolved and not grainy. Read More

The Weekly Eater

Baku is playing with fire with its quirky concept

Updated on  October 11, 2017 at 11:34 am
Baku was a curiosity from the start. Read More


Beer + dinner at Hilton

Updated on  October 10, 2017 at 5:50 pm
Tropics Bar & Grill at the Hilton Hawaiian Village is hosting a beer-pairing dinner Oct. 21. Read More