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Learning to wok is a sensible aim

Updated on  March 13, 2018 at 4:17 pm

Learning to wok is a sensible aim

Updated on  March 13, 2018 at 4:17 pm

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Back in the Day

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


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

By Request

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

By the Glass

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


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

Does it Work?

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

Electric Kitchen

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

Farmers Markets

Farmers Market calendar

Updated on  February 28, 2018 at 11:37 am
A comprehensive listing of farmers markets on Oahu for the month of March. Read More

Grab and Go

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

Health Options

New Year’s traditions have roots in good nutrition

Updated on  December 19, 2017 at 7:03 pm
Although many New Year’s traditional foods are symbols of good luck, health and prosperity, they also provide many benefits important to maintaining or improving health. Read More

If I Can, You Can

‘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

Local Moco

On Tap in Hawaii

Stone Brewing beers hit Oahu retail shelves

Updated on  February 20, 2018 at 3:40 pm
Maui Stone Craft Beverages now distributes brands on Oahu that include Stone Brewing Co., Modern Times, Oscar Blues, Ale Smith, Avery, Great Divide and The Lost Abbey. Read More

Spirited Conversations

Build a Better Bar: Tools of the Trade

Updated on  February 27, 2018 at 5:18 pm
Local mixologist Chandra Lucariello takes a look at some of the more useful bar tools, including how to use them and where to get them. 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

Black beans star in basic soup

Updated on  February 28, 2018 at 11:49 pm
This black bean soup is basic. Outside of toppings, it doesn’t improve much with a lot of extra fancy flavors. The beans themselves are the most important. Read More

The Weekly Eater

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


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