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JAN UARY 9-15, 2011

OA H U ’ S A N S W E R TO YO U R A P P E T I T E


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pasta lover that I am I gravitate toward the spaghetti dishes time and time again. My favorites, you may ask? The Caprese Spaghetti and Spaghetti with Mushrooms and Garlic, without a doubt. The Caprese Spaghetti ($8.50) features sauteed fresh tomato and basil tossed with fresh mozzarella cheese in homemade tomato sauce. Pinch me, I think I’ve arrived in Rome! Anytime Cafe When it comes to Yes, with the very first bite my mind was Italian food — flooded with memories of wonderful spaghetti especially meals I’ve enjoyed in Italia. “Our spaghetti and risotto are import— I’ve found some of the best at Anytime ou foodies probably know by now Cafe. Located in Market City Shopping ed from Italy, so everything is served in that I absolutely adore spaghetti, Center, owners Ken and Cindy Wong have the traditional Italian style,” Cindy as in I could probably eat it every made Anytime Cafe the place to dine explains, reaffirming my notion. single day for the rest of my life and not when in the mood for anything and everyThe Spaghetti with Mushrooms and get tired of it. Anything “pasta” is my ulti- thing delicious. Garlic with Shrimp ($10.50), on the other mate weakness, something you can prob“Seven years ago I owned Hong Kong hand, is a beautiful pasta dished tossed ably credit to my Italian upbringing. Orchid Cafe, which was known for its with mushrooms, whole chili pepper and This week, the craving for pasta hit more traditional Hong Kong-style cuisine, thinly sliced garlic with olive oil sauce. again — and it hit hard. I wanted it all, and we brought the traditional-style Won Don’t worry, you don’t need a high tolerfrom every restaurant in my path. Ton Min here,” says Ken, who also previ- ance for spice with this dish as it’s not the However — and I want to make this crys- ously owned the Banana Leaf Italian least bit spicy, but you must be a fan of tal clear — the pasta had to be “Ono, You Bistro. garlic. But really, who isn’t? Know” worthy. After all, it’s important to “Anytime Cafe is a culmination of cuihave high standards — right, foodies? sine from both restaurants in addition to So, determined to pile on the pounds many local favorites like the Loco Moco, Top Left: The author discovers that at anytime of the day she can get Caprese Spaghetti ($8.50), with mounds of pasta, I ventured out to a Oxtail Soup and Baked Pork Chop with Baked Meat Sauce Spaghetti ($9.75) and new spot this week that was able to cure Fried Rice.” Spaghetti with Mushrooms and Garlic with my pasta urge at basically “anytime” of And although I can attest that every- Shrimp ($10.50) at Anytime Cafe. the day. I also visited a longtime favorite thing on the menu is divine, being the in Waimalu, and was able to devour pasta along with some delicious adobo in town. Read on and see how this pursuit for perfect pasta was an ultimate success.

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Paesano Ristorante Italiano Located within Waimalu Plaza Shopping Center lies an upscale, top-notch Italian Restaurant, and it’s none other than Paesano Ristorante Italiano. I’ve been a fan of Paesano for years, but having always dined at the Manoa location, this was my very first time setting foot here. Owner Billy Rattanasamay and wife Nila opened the Waimalu location in 2008 and serve all things Italiano — from Gnocchi to Chicken Putanesca and lots and lots of pasta. In fact, Billy says they have 80 types of pasta dishes, to be exact! “Paesano is the perfect place to celebrate a birthday or an anniversary,” Billy says, taking pride in the pristine restaurant and the fact that all the décor was handpicked straight from Bali. Excited to bare witness to marvelous pasta, I quickly dove into a pair of executive chef Gerry Quach’s pasta recommendations: the Fettuccine Tutta Dal Mare ($28.90) and the Chicken Portabella ($17.90 small portion; $20.90 regular portion). The Fettucinni Tutta Dal Mare is a chef’s special and offers a generous portion of fettucinni with sauteed mixed seafood, including Alaskan king crab, island fish, jumbo shrimp, fresh clams and scallops, with a confetti of onion, bell peppers and basil, simmered to perfection in a white wine homemade lobster sauce. The Chicken Portabella comes straight from the coop and offers boneless, tender chicken sauteed with portabella mushrooms, asparagus, onion, sundried tomato, fresh spinach and garlic paired with just the right amount of garlic sauce and olive oil. It really doesn’t get much better than this when you’re looking for something just as healthy as it is delicious. “Customers can choose from linguine, fettuccini, rigatoni and angel hair — all our pastas are imported straight from Italy and our sauces are made fresh every day,” Billy says, noting that everything is made to order. I’m sure that you’ll fall in love with each and every bite. Paesano’s fresh homemade bread also will help you soak up every last bit of that wonderful sauce! Paesano Ristorante Italiano Waimalu Plaza Shopping Center 98-1277 Kaahumanu St. (and Manoa location) 485.8883

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1 The Fettuccine Tutta Dal Mare ($28.90) at Paesano Ristorante Italiano contains mixed seafood, including Alaskan king crab, fresh clams and scallops. 2 The Chicken Portabella ($17.90, small portion; $20.90, regular portion) is a perfect dish for the health-conscious, with mushrooms, asparagus and fresh spinach. 3 Max’s Spaghetti ($7.50) at Max’s of Manila is a heavenly noodle dish with a dash of Filipino flair.

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Max’s of Manila Sure, we all love the pancit, adobo, pinakbet and kare-kare found at Max’s of Manila, but what about spaghetti? Well, Italians are not the only ones to serve up yummy portions of this heavenly noodle dish. Max’s of Manila, a Philippine-based eatery known for its famous fried chicken and Filipino dishes, cooks up some sarap (delicious) spaghetti as well. With more than 120 branches in the Philippines and other locations nationwide, Elizabeth Joven, operations

Whatever it may be, it’s onolicious. Mahal kita (I manager of the Dillingham location, says Max’s offers love you), Max’s spaghetti! the best spaghetti with Filipino flair. For only $7.50, hungry diners can attain a substanMax’s of Manila tial meal of spaghetti with sweet tomato sauce, hot 801 Dillingham Blvd. dog bits, mozzarella and Cheddar cheese. (also located in Waipahu Shopping Plaza) Joven says the secret to this sweet taste is found in 951.6297 the hint of sugar and Jufran Banana Sauce added to the spaghetti. D I N I N G

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ippy’s Restaurants is truly a landmark in Hawaii and has been since 1966, when the first McCully location opened under the very capable hands of brothers Charlie and Francis Higa. From the get-go, the siblings’ mission was to create a company that possesses a strong sense of responsibility to the community, a willingness to take risks and a determination to not only create new dishes, but new concepts that would positively impact neighborhoods throughout the state.

nesses, so we’ve begun using local beef for our burgers as well as supporting Nalo Farms when it comes to our salads, and our eggs come from a local producer as well. Even our saimin is made here locally.” The restaurant’s ability to endure also can be credited to its diverse menu, he adds. “If you look at the broadness of our menu, there’s something on it for just about every person and every demographic,” he explains. “The majority of items originate from original Higa family recipes, and there are things on there that can be enjoyed by teenagers, our senior market, young professionals Today, the company has 24 locations on Oahu and families. You can come with your own favorites and one in Kahului, Maui, and just as the Beatles and favorite combinations in mind and you’ll find it were singing back in the ’60s, Zippy’s appears to be all here.” getting better all the time. Currently, “Hawaii’s favorite restaurant” is featur“I’ve been a lifetime customer of Zippy’s and am ing a few specialty items valued at great prices now an employee of Zippy’s, and I think Zippy’s has along with its “Get Lucky 21 Prize Giveaway grown along with the state,” says Paul Yokota, pres- Promotion” through Feb. 6. These items include the ident of the company and the man now charged Spaghetti and Chicken Mixed Plate, the Oxtail-style with carrying out its mission. Turkey Neck Soup and the Spam or Portuguese Yokota, who has been with the company for the Sausage Omelette Plate. Also available for a limited past two years, previously served in the hotel time is Zippy’s Mandarin Orange Salad, with Nalo industry for three decades — working here on Oahu, the Neighborhood Islands and the Mainland. “Everything that I’ve learned throughout my career, no matter if it’s been on the Mainland or here at home, is being put to use (at Zippy’s),” he states. “I take my job very seriously and I’m learning something new every day. Here at Zippy’s, we’re in it for the long haul.” By making a concerted effort to care for its patrons and support local businesses, Zippy’s has laid the foundation for its continued excellence, which now spans over four decades. “What sets us apart is that we have such a wide reach and spectrum of customers, and because of that, we have a great level of responsibility to our customers,” Yokota says. “We also want to make sure that we’re supporting local entities and busiPhoto courtesy of Zippy’s Restaurants 1

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Greens, mandarin orange wedges, toasted-sliced almonds, dried cranberries, and a salad vinaigrette dressing for $6.50 at the dine-in restaurant only. “One of the favorites at our restaurants is our spaghetti and our chicken, so we have a special mixed plate that includes spaghetti with your choice of either meat sauce or chili, which you can have in the variations of vegetarian, Paul Yokota beanless or our regular chili,” explains Jay Crisologo, creative specialist for Zippy’s marketing department. The plate ($5.49 fast food counter; $6.49 dine-in restaurant) also includes garlic bread, a piece of the restaurant’s renowned fried chicken and macaroni salad. Of course, there are more menu items to feast on. “If you like oxtail soup, you’ll love the turkey neck soup as they have similar tastes,” adds Yokota. “It’s basically taking the oxtail soup (which is a local flavor) and replacing the oxtail with turkey neck. This adds a new combination of flavors and is a lot leaner, and perfect for cold weather and for those looking for a value ($4.99 fast food counter; $5.99 dine-in restaurant). As for the Spam or Portuguese Sausage Omelette Plate ($4.99 fast food counter; $5.99 dine-in restaurant), this breakfast favorite is available at all times


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at the dine-in restaurants and from 11 p.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the fast food counter, Crisologo says. Coinciding with these valued offers, customers also will receive an entry blank with any purchase to qualify for one of 21 grand prizes, including one of seven trips for two from Honolulu to Las Vegas with accommodations at the California Hotel, courtesy of Vacations-Hawaii; one of seven $777 cash prizes courtesy of American Savings Bank; and one of seven Apple iPads. There also are seven Zippy’s consolation prizes ready to be given to lucky winners as well. “We want to be the best neighborhood restaurant and food-service company,” Yokota says, crediting the vast amount of local support for the company’s continued success. “As a neighborhood restaurant, it’s not only about the food, but it’s really about the feeling you get when you step through our doors, just as you would when you step into your 1 The first Zippy’s restaurant opened its doors in October of 1966 in McCully. Today, the restaurant has 24 locations on Oahu alone. 2 The Mandarin Orange Salad ($6.50) is served at dine-in restaurants only and

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mom’s kitchen. It’s also about representing the community that we’re in as well,” he explains. According to Yokota, each Zippy’s location takes on the appropriate feel of the community while also supporting community organizations like HUGS, Laulima and the Shane Victorino Foundation, to name a few. “If you go to the Waipahu location, the look of that building is different from what you’ll see if you go to the Waiau location,” Yokota says. “Waiau is a building that we just renovated, and it’s sitting in an area which was once a plantation field. Waiau itself means ‘rushing waters,’ so at that location we actually have a fountain made out of a well spigot that exemplifies what some of the history of the area used to be,” he continued. “Also, if you look at the architectural design on the outside, you can see that it’s well-lit — serving as a ‘beacon’ for those coming down Kamehameha Highway at night.” Yes, Yokota describes it perfectly. A comes with orange wedges, toasted-sliced almonds and dried cranberries. 3 Zippy’s Loco Moco continues to be a fave of local diners. 4 The Spam or Portuguese Omelette Plate is priced at $4.99 at the fast food

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beacon — that’s what Zippy’s is — making the lives of Hawaii’s foodies all a little brighter. “As our customers are getting more involved in taking better care of themselves, you’ll see us changing as well and offering healthier options,” Yokota says. “In essence, we are changing along with our customers. “We’ll also start converting our packaging to certain recyclable materials. So containers that were used in the past will be replaced with other materials that are more sustainable and ecologically sensitive. And you’ll see that change not only in our entree containers, but also in our Zip Pac containers later on in the year.” Although times have changed since Zippy’s first opened its doors, one thing remains constant for Yokota and his dedicated team — Zippy’s Restaurants is built upon the perfect blend of delicious cuisine and local values, and that, Yokota hopes, will remain for generations to come.

Zippy’s Restaurants Where: 1765 S. King St. Call: 973.0880 Website: www.zippys.com

counter, $5.99 at the dine-in restaurant. 5 The Oxtail-style Turkey Neck Soup ($4.99/$5.99) is a perfect cold-weather dish. 6 Makiki manager Donna Mina hands a customer a bucket of Zippy’s famous chili.

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n a small room near the front of Hinone Mizunone, an employee is stacking bento boxes in anticipation of the lunchtime rush. “We make anywhere from 40 to 50 bentos each day,” says Eiki Tamaki, operation manager of the South King Street restaurant. “As soon as we open, they’re ready!” The little boxes contain some of the most popular items on the menu at Hinone Mizunone. “We have six or seven types, and we also have minipaks of fried chicken with omelette,” Tamaki says, adding that with a couple days’ notice, the restaurant will happily prepare bentos for group events like office parties and meetings. “We did 350 bentos for one event,” he remembers, chuckling. “That was crazy!” Varieties include a Mixed Bento with

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hoki fish and kara age chicken ($5.50), Chicken Katsu ($6.50), Pork Tonkatsu ($7), Hamburger Steak with DemiGlaze Sauce ($6.75), Saba Netsuke (simmered mackerel, $6.75), Broiled Salmon ($7.50) and Butterfish Misoyaki ($7.25). All bentos include pickles, sides like kinpira gobo (burdock root), croquette, and egg, and a helping of the rice that has made Hinone Mizunone a favorite destination of hungry diners looking for Japanese home-style cooking. Made in the style of “kamadaki gohan” — a traditional method that requires large cooking pots and plenty of commitment — the rice at Hinone Mizunone is the centerpiece of many meals here. Rice is cooked in two huge metal pots in a room just off the kitchen, a small room with a big win-

dow through which guests can observe the process. It might be a bit less dramatic than watching a pizza maker flip dough or a candy maker pull taffy, but the results are nonetheless delicious. With such elaborate preparation, one might assume that the restaurant gets its rice directly from Niigata, Japan’s famed rice-growing district. But the rice at Hinone Mizunone comes from California, Tamaki says, and favorite brands include Tamaki Classic and California Koshihikari. “Our cooking method is supposed to bring out the sweetness in rice,” he explains. “Of course, any rice is good when you first cook it, but you can really taste the difference when our rice is cold.” He displays a black enamel bowl, much larger than single-serving size. “We serve it in one of these,

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almost full. The majority of people can’t finish; they take it home and warm it up.” Owned by Japanese restaurant giant Fujio Food Systems, Hinone Mizunone opened in April 2008 as the company’s first American location. The 700-plus restaurants in the Fujio group offer about 20 different culinary styles, most focusing on Japanese home-style cuisine. And that’s the focus at Hinone Mizunone, too. “We try to keep it simple,” says Tamaki. “Family dining is our concept; it’s simple food you’d serve at home. That’s how we want to keep it.” He mentions The Wisteria, Honolulu’s long-lived, much-loved Japanese restaurant that closed a few years ago. “Many of our regulars feel the same concept here,” he adds. Keeping regular customers happy is important, as they represent about 80 percent of Hinone Mizunone’s business. “Especially lunch. We have customers

who come three or four times a week,” Tamaki says proudly. Regulars return for the Ahi Sashimi Teishoku ($14) and the Chicken “Ama-Kara Age” ($10.50), Hinone Mizunone’s famous crispy fried chicken with grated daikon and sweet ginger sauce. They come for the Japanese Hamburger with Demi-Glaze Sauce ($12/combo; $7.75/a la carte), a cross between a hamburger and a slice of meatloaf. Fish lovers often order the Butterfish Misoyaki ($12/combo) and broiled salmon ($10/combo; $6.50/a la carte). Daily specials (all are $8.50) change each month, and recently included Salmon Tempura Teishoku, Pork Curry Udon, and Ozouni, the special New Year’s mochi soup. Four types of sake are available ($8-$20) and three types of sho-chu: barley, potato and rice (all $4.75). And there’s Sapporo on tap for $3.50 per glass, $12 per pitcher.

Located in a building that once housed a Taco Bell, the restaurant’s red tile roof has been painted black, and its white stucco exterior has been replaced with warm wood for a traditional Japanese look. Inside, the décor is bright and contemporary. One of the most charming decorative elements consists of several thin wood wheels hanging from the ceiling, from which tiny red paper figures dangle, shimmying and dancing at the slightest breeze. “Those are like dream catchers,” says Tamaki. “They’re supposed to bring in the customers.”

Hinone Mizunone 1345 S. King St., Honolulu Call: 942.4848 Hours: Lunch served from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; dinner served from 5 to 9 p.m.

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Double the Pleasure Lovers of JJ’s Bistro & French Pastry get a second helping of fine cuisine with the opening of J2 Asian Fusion on Waialae Avenue Story by Alana Folen | Photos by Leah Friel

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Luangkhot, the awardwinning executive chef and owner of JJ’s Bistro & French Pastry, has been serving Hawaii an array of exquisite European desserts and pastries for decades.

new restaurant will showcase the culinary styles of Southeast Asia, with influences drawn from countries such as Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Laos and a bit of China as well. J2 Asian Fusion features soups, salads, entrees, Hot Pot du jour and more, including all of JJ’s scrumptious desserts and pastries. Luangkhot is now accepting reservations and is offering a free occasion cake to the first Today, Luangkhot reach- 11 parties (five or more indies yet another milestone in viduals) booked. And if you his culinary career with the choose to dine in Jan. 11, opening of J2 Asian Fusion, Luangkhot will deduct 11 perlocated just down the road cent off your total bill. (Both from his bistro. The soft offers are not to be combined opening of this Southeast with any other offer.) For Asian eatery is set for today more information, call with the grand opening 626.5368. scheduled for Jan. 11 at 11 Dining Out recently caught a.m. up with Luangkhot to get the Luangkhot, the head chef inside scoop on his dynamite at J2 Asian Fusion, says the new restaurant, as well as discuss his culinary background.

1: Two Seasons Shrimp ($7.95), one of JJ’s delicious appetizers. 2: The new J2 Asian Fusion means more of head chef JJ Luangkhot and his culinary artwork. Wow!

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Alana Folen: JJ’s Bistro & French Pastry has already achieved so much success over the years. Can J2 Asian Fusion get any better than that? And in what ways does

J2 differ from JJ’s? JJ: J2 Asian Fusion focuses more on Asian-style cuisine, while JJ’s Bistro & French Pastry focuses more on French and Laotian culinary practices. However, J2 will continue to put great emphasis on the French style of presentation. Presentation is very important — there has to be that “wow” factor. AF: Being that you’re originally from Laos, did you bring some of your cultural influences to J2? JJ: Yes, the first influential thing that I bring to J2 is the flavor and the taste of the food, and the presentation of the French culture. AF: French-style presentation is so important to you when it comes to your culinary creations. Why is that? JJ: Laos used to be a part of the French colonies, so we are greatly influenced by French stylings — and, for the French, the culinary presentation is more like artwork. So


inside feature can’t handle the heat at all, the spring rolls are always good or pork chops. We just want to welcome everyone to try something new. AF: Southeast Asian cuisine is famous for its fiery, hot flavor, correct? JJ: Yes, you can always specify the level of spiciness preferred, whether it’s mild, medium or hot. We make everything to order using fresh ingredients, and Southeast Asian food is generally really healthy. AF: What can diners expect in terms of ambiance at J2?

best chefs in New York City at the time. I came to Hawaii on a whim; I never planned on coming here, but when I did, I found that there were many opportunities here. AF: Is that when JJ’s Bistro & French Pastry entered the scene? JJ: Yes. I was looking for the best place for dessert that was similar to what I was used to in New York, but I couldn’t find anything. So, to make a long story short, that’s when I opened JJ’s Bistro & French Pastry.

AF: You’ve been in the culiJJ: It’s very relaxing, with an nary industry for a while now. Asian flair — a very Southeast What is your secret to success? Asian atmosphere. JJ: The secret for me is servAF: Very nice! Tell me, how ing only the best that I can. All did the idea for J2 Asian Fusion the dishes that I serve, I love and I create from the heart. come about?

3 because of this I decided to upgrade the presentation of Southeast Asian food. I believe great presentation makes any meal more enjoyable. And the prices here are very affordable.

The Baked Salmon for $12.95 is also really good with sweet peas and pineapples with a red curry sauce. It’s served over rice (brown or white) or French bread. We’re also going to offer a lot more appetizers and AF: What are some of the soups that customers will be specialties at J2 Asian Fusion? able to select from, as well as noodle and rice dishes, lots of JJ: We have East Meets West, curry and even Hot Pot. We’ll which can be served as an have hot pot du jour for the appetizer or a la carte. For vegetarian lover, meat lover $12.95, it features baked and seafood lover. Prices range brioche stuffed with honey- from $15.50 to $24.95. glazed char siu topped with Asian-styled pickles and a hoiAF: For those who are not sin chili sauce. too familiar with Southeast Then we have another appe- Asian cuisine, what would you tizer called Two Seasons recommend as a first dish? Shrimp, which are soft and crispy tempura rolls with verJJ: First, I have to see if they micelli and mixed greens like spicy food or not, and from served with a peanut sauce, there I can highly recommend a and that’s $7.95. dish for them to try. If they

3: East Meets West ($12.95) can be served as an appetizer or a la carte. 4: The Baked Salmon ($12.95) comes with white or brown rice, or French bread.

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J2 Asian Fusion Where: 3441 Waialae Ave.

Call: 626.5368

JJ: Well, seeing that I travel overseas a lot and that I love to eat, I often go to restaurants when I travel but can’t finish the entire meal because the portions are so big. So I wanted to give people the opportunity to try different Southeast Asian dishes in smaller portions. That way, the customer can get a great taste of the cuisine. AF: Sounds like you’re on to something. What are your hopes for J2? JJ: That everyone will enjoy it and appreciate what we have here. Southeast Asian cuisine has so much to offer and is so tasty. AF: In terms of your culinary background, how did you get started? JJ: I started cooking with my mom in Laos and then found myself in New York City working at a French restaurant in 1987. I worked under a pastry chef named Jean Marc Burillier; he was my mentor and was considered one of the

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Pho My Lien has long been highly regarded among local foodies for its delicious Vietnamese cuisine, generous portion sizes and affordable prices. And now, the locally owned eatery is going one step further by offering a monthly special for less than $5. “The reason we’re doing this is because of the economy,” says Walter James, who is a business partner with Pho My Lien owners Tommy Dang and Lien Bui. “We want to give customers a very reasonable lunch or addition to their meal for a very reasonable price.” Offered through the end of January is the Spring and Summer Roll Combo, a full serving of two of Pho My Lien’s top-selling appetizers for just $4.99. Two crispy spring rolls are filled with a mixture of pork, chicken, shrimp, shredded carrots, long rice and mushrooms, while the summer roll has rice vermicelli, mint leaves and bean sprouts wrapped in paperContact Sarah Pacheco at diningout@staradvertiser.com thin a rice sheet. Choose from boiled shrimp, shredded pork, tofu or barbecue beef, pork or chicken to go in the summer roll. The platter is served with lettuce, mint leaves, rice noodles and the restaurant’s special peanut and fish sauces. New specials will be available every month throughout the year. Already planned for February is a Valentine’s-themed special, and in March there will be a “jump into spring” special showcasing the bounty of the season. “The special always will be regular-size dishes for $4.99 or less,” James adds. Stop in every month to see what’s new, or check out Pho My Lien’s extensive menu of authentic Vietnamese fare. Among the specialties are Rice Plate with BBQ Beef Short Ribs ($10.50), Shrimp Fried Rice ($10.50), Hot Spicy Curry with choice of chicken, beef, shrimp or tofu ($10.95), and Hot Spicy Lemongrass Stir Fry ($7.95), which comes with a choice of chicken, pork, beef, shrimp or tofu. And be sure to sample Lien’s homemade pho, a The Spring and Summer Roll Combo is beef noodle soup most Vietnamese people not only delicious, but affordable as well believe is an elixir that can clear the head and at $4.99.

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Owners Tommy Dang, second from left, and wife Lien Bui, along with business partner Walter James, are flanked by Phoung Vo and Andy Tran outside the Aiea location of Pho My Lien. Leah Friel photos

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ommy Dang and wife Lien Bui started Pho My Lien for one simple reason: “Lien loves to cook,” Dang says with a smile. With the help of business partner and close personal friend Walter James, the couple opened their Vietnamese restaurant 10 years ago on Ala Moana Boulevard. “When they said they wanted to open up a restaurant, I said great idea,” says James. “The prices are good, the food is good, and she loves to cook! They like business, and they work hard at the business.” Renovations at nearby Hilton Hawaiian Village led the husband-wife team to seek a new location for their popular eatery last year, which they found in Westridge Shopping Center. Located on the second floor of the Aiea shopping plaza, the new Pho My Lien is a bright, cheerful space. A glass entryway brings light and an open-air feel to the dining room, which is filled with soft music, dark-wood tables and Frenchand Asian-inspired artwork. Another improvement at this new location is the parking, something that was sorely lacking at the former Waikiki locale. “We’ve got great parking here,” James says. “And the nice thing about the parking is the turnover rate. You’ll find lots of parking here.” Despite a move halfway across the island, James says business has steadily been picking up since they reopened on Nov. 12 of last year. “Being relocated, you just have to build up the clientele,” he reports. “The nice thing is, we’re getting a lot of repeat business and some of the old customers from the old location have found us.” And in case you’re wondering how they came up with the name Pho My Lien ... “Tommy’s real name in Vietnamese is My, and so that’s how you get it,” James reveals, “the ‘Pho’, the ‘My’ and the ‘Lien’.”


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warm the heart, making it the perfect dish to begin or end your day. Each order of pho is served with herbs, mint leaves, bean sprouts, chili pepper, lemon wedge and Lien’s special blend of sauces. Pair it with your choice of meat (steak, flank, tripe or beef balls), chicken, mixed vegetables or with shrimp and squid. Price ranges from $6.95 to $8.95, depending on order size and protein choice.

All menu items also are available for take-out, just call ahead to place your order.

Eric Padilla and his daughter, Kelsy, enjoyed their first experience at Kit n Kitchen recently. Leah Friel photo

Pho My Lien Vietnamese Restaurant 98-150 Kaonohi St., Suite B213-B 488.4900 Ample free parking available Open 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Sunday

Kit n Kitchen Where: 1010 University Ave. Varsity Center

Call: 942.7622

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Specialty plates include BBQ Beef Short Ribs ($10.50), Shrimp Fried Rice ($10.50), Hot Spicy Curry with choice of chicken, beef, shrimp or tofu ($10.95) and Hot Spicy Lemongrass Stir Fry ($7.95)

ast meets West at Kit n Kitchen, where Eurasian specialties have been hitting palates since 2001. Dining Out decided to pay a visit to the University Avenue restaurant recently to see what had diners raving. We stumbled upon the father-daughter duo of Eric and Kelsy Padilla, 10, who were enjoying lunch at Kit n

Kitchen for the very first time. Eric Padilla: “I ordered the Sloppy Eggplant with Spaghetti ($10.95) and it definitely has a homemade flavor to it,. It was like something your grandma or mom would make. The eggplant was very good and I’m a big fan of eggplant. This is something different for me and it was well-prepared,

and the service was very quick and efficient. “We also ordered the Garlic Pillow Toast ($2.95), and that was great. I’ve never seen it prepared in that fashion. It was brilliant.” Kelsy Padilla: “I got the Grilled Pork Chop Chimichurri with rice ($13.95) and it was great! It’s a lot of food. I think I can finish half of it and then I’m going to take the rest home as leftovers. I really like Italian food.”

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Oven Fresh Roast Pork, Char Siu, Roast Duck, Roast Chicken Fresh Made Dim Sum, Manapua, Pastries

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Feasting on Chinese culinary favorites at Seafood Village

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f you’re looking for upscale Chinese cuisine that falls into the category of “comfort food,” head to Seafood Village at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki. Appetizers, salads, soups, fish, a fresh seafood selection, stir-fry specialties, sizzling platters and more fill the menu. “We’ve been here for 15 years now, and here at Seafood Village it’s like having dinner in Hong Kong — but in Hawaii, at a place where friends gather,” says general manager Steven Matsuno. “Chinese food kind of lends itself well to help in bringing family and friends together for a good meal.” Three local favorites include the 1 1/2-pound Countr y-style Crab with Black Bean Sauce ($49.95), HoneyGlazed Walnut Shrimp ($22.95) and Spicy Mongolian Beef ($16.95). “There’s a universal appeal with these dishes that many people are accustomed to and may have had before, and they’re really good,” Matsuno explains. “We’ve taken some of these favorites and included them in some of

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our special offers available through Chinese New Year.” For example, the Lunch Party Menu ($10.95 per person) includes spicy Mongolian beef or beef and broccoli with chicken salad with Oriental dressing, four types of dim sum, General’s chicken, stir-fried assorted vegetables, seafood fried rice and almond float. To receive this special offer, parties must have a minimum of 10 persons (a one day advanced reservation is needed). The Dinner Party Menu is priced at $24.95 per person and features honeyglazed walnut shrimp and country-style crab with Oriental chicken salad, bacon wrap with shrimp and scallop, General Tso’s Favorite Chicken, sauteed seasonal vegetable, steamed rice, and mango pudding for dessert. For those who prefer an earlier start to their meal, the Early Dinner Special ($13.95) is offered daily from 5 to 7 p.m.; and includes the soup of the day, house salad, steamed rice and dessert, with choice of Mongolian beef, mushroom chicken or sweet and spicy mahi mahi.

Seafood Village Where: Hyatt Regency Waikiki 2424 Kalakaua Ave., Suite 102

Call: 971.1818

Hours: Open 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., 5 - 10 p.m., daily

Left: Honey-Glazed Walnut Shrimp ($22.95) Far left: Spicy Mongolian Beef ($16.95) Below left: Country-style Crab with Black Bean Sauce (49.95) Leah Friel Photos

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Bringing a taste of Vietnam to Hawaii

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ho Kitchen, located in Market City Shopping Center, is always packed with loyal diners enjoying healthy and delicious options of Vietnamese food. Owners Sandy Lin and Alex Chong know most of their customers by name, and take pride in serving up a variety of pho and other popular dishes. The Won Ton Pho ($7.75), Tofu & Veggie Pho and Chicken Pho dishes rank among the top items on their menu. “We use a very skinny noodle and we cook our broths with natural ingredients and less MSG,” Lin says. “We also use actual chicken bone and beef bone to cook the broth.

The beef bone is cooked for 15 to 18 hours and the chicken bone is cooked for six hours. The broths are a good source of calcium.” Health enthusiasts and vegetarians will enjoy the Tofu and Veggie Pho, which consists of tofu and a wide array of fresh vegetables such as Chinese cabbage, lettuce, green onion, Chinese parsley and fried onion. “We usually use chicken broth for this particular pho, but for those who are strict vegetarians, we can also use a water broth instead,” Chong states. Bean sprouts and lemon are offered as additional garnishing with all pho dishes.

Appetizers such as Spring Rolls (two rolls for $4.75) and Summer Rolls (two rolls for $5.25) also can be a light meal for those who don’t have too much of an appetite. The summer roll’s chewy rice wrap is filled with an abundance of ingredients, such as lettuce, bean sprout, shrimp, basil and fried onion. Customers may also substitute tofu for the shrimp and use a homemade

sauce for dipping. white onion, fungus, taro “Our Spring rolls are and long rice.” Pho Kitchen is open deep-fried and inside you’ll find pork, cabbage, daily, and customers carrots, fried onion and Bottom Left: Owners Alex Chong and Sandy Lin serve up many of the finest Vietnamese dishes in town. Bottom Right: Customer favorites include the Spring and Summer rolls and Tofu & Veggie Pho. Below: Iced Coffee with Condensed Milk ($2.75) Leah Friel photos

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should be on the lookout for Hot Pot Fondue Shabu Shabu soon to hit the menu.

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A fine steak. A fine experience.

beachhousewaikiki.com • 921-4600 • Complimentary valet parking.

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Greek Marina’s Mix Vege Plate

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, so the gang at work is going out to lunch at Greek Marina in Hawaii Kai to celebrate a coworker’s birthday. Of course you want to join in the fun at the bright, sunny restaurant with its charming Mediterranean ambiance and marina views. But as someone who doesn’t eat meat, you’re afraid there won’t be anything on the menu for you — Greek food is all about gyros and souvlaki, right? Actually, as many Island vegetarians already know, going Greek is a great way to veg out. “We have lots of vegetarian dishes,” says Greek Marina owner Tarek Guirguis. “We’re Greek Marina very famous with the Where: vegetarians.” Koko Marina Center Hungry to try it out, 7192 Kalanianaole Hwy. I set out to Hawaii Kai E-126, Hawaii Kai for lunch at Greek Call: Marina — and boy, 396.8441 was I in for a treat. Guirguis suggested Hours: the Mix Vege Plate Open 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; ($14.95 for lunch), 11 a.m.-10 p.m. which provides a Friday and Saturday savory sampling of the restaurant’s most-

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popular meatless dishes: Dolmades: grape leaves wrapped around a blend of rice, tomatoes, onion, parsley, olive oil and spices — these little packages are packed with flavor and served with a tangy yogurt sauce; Falafel, a mix of crushed garbanzo and fava beans, parsley, garlic and spices fried in vegetable oil — hot and crisy, these come with their own tahinibased sauce; Hummos, a blend of garbanzo beans, tahini, fresh garlic and lemon topped with olive oil, is smooth and satisfying; Baba Ghanouj, a blend of baked eggplant mixed with tahini, fresh garlic and lemon, bursts with flavor on the palate. It’s all served with a salad of crispy greens, sliced tomatoes, sliced cucumbers, olives and feta cheese tossed in a tasty vinaigrette, and a side of warm, soft pita bread to scoop up all that flavor. You certainly won’t walk away hungry! So go ahead, join the crowd and veg out at Greek Marina.

A Frog House dish to get you jumpin’

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t Frog House Restaurant on Kalakaua Avenue, you can find a vast array of authentic Korean cuisine, including anything from homemade kal-bi to many yakiniku-type specialties. Owner Jeannie Bae says customers frequent Frog House in hopes of savoring some of the best flavors in Korean delicacies. Yet, a dish diners cannot seem to get enough of is Bosam. Served as an appetizer usually during dinner hours, Bosam ($24.95) is virtually a “make-your-own” cabbage wrap that features steamed pork with oysters and half a head’s worth of cabbage. “You can add the pieces of pork and oysters and wrap it in a piece of cabbage,” Bae says. “It also includes a kimchee option to add to the cabbage wrap that consists of radish, pear and watercress in a hot and spicy

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Where: 1604 Kalakaua Ave.

Call: 951.8370

Jeannie Bae offers up a large serving of Bosam ($24.95), a cabbage wrap containing steamed pork and oysters.

1 The Mix Vege Plate ($14.95 for lunch) is one of Greek Marina’s most soughtafter meatless dishes. 2 Co-owner Nasser Rizk claims his restaurant is “famous with the vegetarians.” Leah Friel photos |

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sauce — although it isn’t really that spicy. And we give additional pieces of lettuce if requested,” she adds. Bosam is a great choice for those wanting to eat healthy in the new year — the meat is tender and the oysters and cabbage are fresh. Customers often like to pair Bosam with a cold beverage and hot rice to complete the entire dining experience. Frog House is open daily from 10 a.m. to midnight Monday through Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sundays. Diners will be greeted by friendly staff, a pleasant atmosphere and, most importantly, mouthwatering dining options.

Leah Friel photo


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Pan-seared Soy Salmon with Wakame Salad

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By Chef Chai Chaowasaree

808-529-4700 • staradvertiser.com

(As presented by Chef Charlie Chintam of Kalihi Corner Take Out and Grill)

Ingredients • 2 6-ounce pieces marinated salmon fillet • 1/2 cup soy sauce • 2 teaspoons mirin • 2 teaspoons sake • 2 tablespoons sugar • salt and pepper, to taste • Combine all ingredients and marinate salmon fillet for at least 1 hour.

Wakame Salad • 1/4 cup wakame (soaked in warm water to rehydrate for 5 minutes and drained) • 1/2 cup rice wine vinegar • 1/2 cup sugar • salt and pepper, to taste • Combine all ingredients and let sit for 1-2 hours.

Preparation: • In a sauté pan on medium-high heat, add one tablespoon of oil and salmon fillet. • Cook each side of salmon for about 3 minutes. • Place salmon in the center of the plate and top with Wakame Salad.

set aside. Season the fish with salt and pepper. • Dust with flour, dip in the egg, then coat with panko mixture until salmon is well-coated. • Deep-fry in pre-heated oil at 300-325 degrees until fish turns to golden brown. Remove from oil and put in center of plate. Top with Wasabi Aioli.

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Furikake Crusted Salmon with Wasabli Aioli Wasabi Aioli Ingredients: • 2 pieces salmon fillet, about 6 ounces • 1 cup panko (Japanese breadcrumbs) • 3 tablespoons furikake • 1 egg, beaten • flour, for dredging • salt and pepper • oil, for frying Preparation: • Combine panko and furikake, then

• 1/2 cup mayonnaise • 2 teaspoons wasabi powder • 1 teaspoon water • 2 teaspoons mirin • salt and pepper to taste Preparation: • Mix Wasabi powder and water until a paste is formed. Add mirin, Mayonnaise, salt and pepper. Whisk until all ingredients are well combined.

Call the Coach ESPN1420’s popular Call the Coach sports talk show started the new year at Kani Ka Pila Grille this past Tuesday, Jan 4, with University of Hawaii men’s basketball coach Gib Arnold (pictured). Hosted by Bobby Curran, the hour-long show features recaps and previews of games, questions from the audience as well as phone calls from fans...Upcoming Call the Coach show dates with Gib Arnold are Jan. 18, 25, Feb. 8, 15, at 6pm.

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WHERE TO DINE AMERICAN

Symbol Key

Willows, The

Atlantis Seafood & Steak

Breakfast

Napoleon’s Bakery

901 Hausten St. 952-9200

Located inside of Zippy’s

2284 Kalakaua Avenue 922-6868

Panya 711 Queen St. 597-8880 1111 Bishop St. #4 536-8363 Ala Moana Center 946-6388 Royal Hawaiian Center 791-2969

BAKERY

Lunch Dinner After Midnight

d.k Steakhouse

Fendu Boulangerie

2552 Kalakaua Ave., Waikiki Marriott Beach Hotel 931-6280

2752 Woodlawn Dr. Manoa Marketplace 988-4310

Tropics Bar & Grill

La Palme D’or

BUFFET

Alcohol served Online

Ala Moana Center - Mall Level Mountain side, next to Shirokiya 941-6161

2005 Kalia Road Hilton Hawaiian Village (Ali‘i Tower) 949-4321

Catering

Camellia Buffet 930 McCully St. 951-0511/0611

Traditional Chinese Style New Year Jai

CHINESE NEW YEAR THURSDAY, FEB. 3, 2011 Special “Beggar’s Chicken” Menu

Served for a limited time only at both locations. Includes: Oysters, Straw Mushrooms, Tofu, Shiitake Mushrooms, Dried Lily Flowers, Black Fungus, Sea Moss, Bean Curd, Chinese Peas, Won Bok, Rice Noodles, Bamboo Shoots, and Water Chestnuts.

Slow Roasted, Succulent 20 oz PRIME RIB $19.95 Prime Rib Mondays 5 pm until all gone

KEIKI TUESDAYS Free Keiki Meal* Chris da Clown Balloon Sculpturing

TAKE-OUT ONLY

Games - Drawing Contests

This Tuesday and Every Tuesday 5 pm to 8 pm

(Kahala location only)

*with purchase of regular entrée

exp. 1/13/11 4230 Waialae Ave., Kahala 737-7188 • 737-7288

MON-THUR 10AM-10PM/FRI-SUN 10AM-11PM

Peking Duck Wintermelon Soup with Eight Treasures Beggar’s Chicken Pepper Salt Prawns Garlic Shanghai Baby Bok Choy Steamed Fish Filet with Lemon Shoyu Mongolian Pork Chop with Sweet Onions Braised E Mein Noodles with Duck Breast Steamed Rice Almond Float Dessert $219 Table of Ten (Reg. $250) Menu ends January 18, 2011

SENIOR WEDNESDAYS

1221 S. King St. 597-8088

10:30AM-11PM EVERYDAY

15% Discount on Entrees for Seniors 62+

FAMILY SUNDAY DINNER

• Island Salad • Three Entrée Courses • Dessert $19.95 per person (for four to eight people)

BIG ALOHA SUNDAY BRUNCH

“Let’s Us Do The Cooking” Chinese Chicken Salad Moo Shu Pork • Chicken Oyster Sauce Pepper Salt Shrimp • Mongolian Beef Sauteed Ong Choy • Steamed Rice $49 Table of Four (Reg. $69) Available daily until 6:30 pm; This coupon required; expires January 18, 2011

Hong Kong Dim Sum Special One Free Selection with the Purchase of Four Selections

Every Sunday 9 am to 2 pm Adults $19.95 Keikis 4 to 12 $8.95

This coupon required; expires January 18, 2011; One coupon per customer

HAPPY, HAPPY, HAPPY HOUR 5 TO 6 DAILY

Pianist Terry Tom Performs Every Thursday 6 pm to 9 pm.

$3.95 Appetizer Specials $2 Aloha Beer Special $3 Cocktail Specials

580 Nimitz Hwy. 545-7979

WWW.HEEHINGHAWAII.COM

449 KAPAHULU AVE., STE. 101 • 735-5544

Dim Sum Brunch Buffet February 6, 2011 Sittings at 10:30AM & 12:30PM $19.99 Adults | $17.99 Seniors (60+) | $13.99 Children (3-12) Featuring… Chinese New Year Jai & Gau, Hong Kong Style Dim Sum, Soup, Salads, Stir Fried Entrées & Desserts

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Ladies Special 20%

One per person • Expires 1/31/11 (Cannot be combined with other offers) Discount off regular adult price.

$2/2 hr. parking Miramar at Waikiki Mon-Fri 5:30pm-10pm Sat & Sun all day

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Tel: 923-2260 • 2380 Kuhio Ave. • www.makittii.com

Open 7 days a week 10:30am - 9pm

525-8585 Excluding all coupons & other discounts.

www.themandalayhawaii.com 1055 Alakea St. Dine in only. FREE PARKING Mon- Fri after 5pm & All Day Sat & Sun at Bishop Square


WHERE TO DINE Yakiniku Camellia Buffet

Ho Ho Chinese Cuisine

2494 S. Beretania St. 944-0449

590 Farrington Hwy 692-9880

Duck Yun

820 W. Hind Dr. Aina Haina Shopping Center 373-1303 or 373-4632

A Catered Experience

CAFE

94-1068 Ka Uka Blvd. 677-7744

Anytime Cafe

Makino Chaya

Market City Shopping Center 2919 Kapiolani Blvd 735-3888

Hale Koa Hotel, 2055 Kalia Road 955-0555 Call for eligibility details. 949-4321

735-8488

Authentic Vietnamese Cuisine

ALL PHO

BUY ONE, GET ONE

50% OFF

2nd Pho of equal or lesser value expires 1/15/11

Must Present Coupon. Open Everyday 10am-10pm / Except Sun & Wed 10am-9pm

2919 Kapiolani Boulevard • Market City Shopping Center

HARRO MEXICANO AIEA RESTAURANT

10% OFF

Entire menu with this coupon. Expires 1/31/11.

Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant 111 N. King St. 521-8268

COOKING CLASS Thursday, Jan. 20 6:00 PM

Korean Cuisine

Black Mushroom Mezzaluna Grilled Shrimp & Asparagus Lemon Grass Risotto Braised Short Ribs with Buttered Potato Puree Tiramisu Parfait

LIONA ST Enter 1st driveway on right Orine Sarangchae

RYCROFT ST

Open Everyday 10am - 2am

$65

KAHEKA ST

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

237 Kalihi Street, 845-0320

AHANA ST

2380 Kuhio Ave. 923-2260

1221 S. King St. • 597-8088 4230 Waialae Ave., Kahala 737-7188

Kahai Street Kitchen

Koko Cafe

Makitti

Golden Duck

KEEAUMOKU ST

Aloha Tower Mkt place 585-6360 Westridge Mall 486-5100

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CATERERS

LUNCH arting SPECIALS st from $ Daily 10-3

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905-A Keeaumoku St. • 955-0646

Inclusive of tax and gratuity This cooking demonstration includes wine pairing with each course

Not to be combined with other offers.

Try our popular “Salmon Giardino”

Now Serving Breakfast at 8am!

WAIMALU 485-8883

Call now to order Tamales!

98-1277 Kaahumanu St. (across from Safeway)

1 dozen $30 • 2 Dozen $55 Mon-Thurs 11am-9pm • Fri & Sat 11am-10pm Sunday Closed

AIEA SHOPPING CENTER

99-115 Aiea Heights Dr. (Next to Aiea Bowl) BYOB - no corkage fee

488-9727

MANOA 988-5923

2752 Woodlawn Drive M-F 11a-2p; Daily 5p-9p M-Su 11a-2p; Daily 5p-9p www.paesanohawaii.com

ON THE RISE

3660 Waialae Ave. • 737-1177 www.3660.com

Parking along left side of Bldg and right side of bldg all stalls except 1-10

Breakfast

7 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Dinner

5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Valet Parking Available For Reservations:

923-2277

Breaking Surf, Breathtaking Sunsets, and Unbelievable Ocean Front Dining at Reasonable Prices. Locally Operated in the Outrigger Reef Hotel

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WHERE TO DINE Happy Day Chinese Restaurant

Little Villlage Noodle House

3553 Waialae Ave. 738-8666

1113 Smith St. 545-3008

ON ON On On at McCully

Bibas

at McCully 1110 McCully St.

Hale Koa Hotel, 2055 Kalia Road 955-0555 Call for eligibility details.

946-8833

Mandalay (The) 1055 Alakea St. 525-8585

Hee Hing Restaurant

Seafood Village Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa

449 Kapahulu Ave. 735-5544

Don Ho’s Island Grill

Street Level, 2424 Kalakaua Ave, #102 971-1818

Aloha Tower Marketplace 528-0807

Maple Garden /Yen King 909 Isenberg St. 941-6641

FAMILY DINING

Jade Dynasty Seafood Restaurant Ala Moana Shopping Center 1450 Ala Moana Blvd. 4th Floor - Ho’okipa Terrace 947-8818

Nice Day Chinese Seafood Restaurant

I Love Country Cafe 451 Piikoi St. 4725 Bougainville Dr. 783-7901

Angelo Pietro Honolulu 1585 Kapiolani Blvd. #10 941-0555

Liliha Square 524-1628

BUY ONE ENTRÉE,

GET THE 2ND ENTRÉE AT

50% OFF

Includes choice of Appetizer, Entree and Dessert

*

*2nd entrĂŠe of equal or lesser value; Present coupon at time of purchase. One coupon per transaction. Exp. 1/31/11.

Halo Halo

TAKE-OUTS, PRIVATE PARTIES & CATERINGS WELCOME 801 Dillingham (next to Costco)

Since 1945

Dinner Daily from 5pm 949 Kapahulu Avenue (corner of Kapahulu and Kaimuki Ave.)

(Limit 1 per customer. Not combinable with other offers. Equal or lesser value.) Exp. 1/31/11.

732-7666

94-300 Farrington Hwy, Waipahu (next to Savers)

951-MAXS (6297)

Best d Foo e Gr ek wn! o in T

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SIMPLE



AFFORDABLE



396-8441

BYOB

Koko Marina Shopping Center

ton ton ramen

Full Service Catering & Event Planning

FINE

RAMEN

WE DO NOT USE MSG ON ALL MENU!

HOUSE

BLACK SESAME TAN TAN RAMEN Homemade black sesame paste. All natural. Tender char siu, half cooked egg & green vegetable. New style in Hawaii, Healthy, less oil & No MSG. (Longterm consumption of black sesame seeds beautifies the scalp and hair as well as the skin.)

7EDDING2ECEPTIONSsST"IRTHDAY,UAUS 'RADUATIONSs7ORKSHOPS3EMINARS ANDMUCHMORE %XCLUSIVECATERERFOREVENTSHELD ATTHE(AWAII/KINAWA#ENTER )MMEDIATEBOOKINGSIN-ARCHAVAILABLE #ALLFORDETAILS

Ph: 677-7744

FREE GYOZA

(3 pieces) with purchase of any regular orders 2pm - 6pm

677-5388

www.acateredexperience.com

Most Delicious Thai Food in Town! Immensely Popular Plate Lunch For $5.70

KOREAN CUISINE

• LUNCH $14.95 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM • DINNER $21.95 3 PM -10 PM

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Coming Soon to 900 N. Nimitz Hwy 1627 Nuuanu Ave 585-8839 Mon-Sat 10:30am-9pm; Sun 12n-8pm 2955 E. Manoa Rd 988-0212

930 McCully St. • 951-0511 / 951-0611 |

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TRY OUR

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#6 Panang: Pork Curry

Including: Kal Bi, Sirloin, Chicken, Spicy Pork, Sashimi *DISCOUNT EXCLUDES ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGESWITH THIS AD. EXP. 1/31/11.

94-050 Farrington Hwy. • Waipahu, HI 96797

www.bangkokchefexpress.com

THE

A delightful combination. Haupia ďŹ lling layered between Chocolate chion cake, topped with stripes of Haupia and Chocolate. Price slightly higher at Ala Moana, Pearlridge and Kahului.

HAUPIA CHOCOLATE CAKE


WHERE TO DINE Kenny’s Restaurant

IHOP

Panya Bistro • Bakery • Bar

1620 N. School St. 841-0931

Waikiki - 1850 Ala Moana Blvd • 949-4467 Waikiki - Kuhio & Lewers • 921-2400 Pearl City - Times Sq. SC • 486-4467 Kaneohe - Windward Mall • 235-4467 Hilo - Prince Kuhio Plaza • 959-2600

Wailana Coffee House

Ala Moana Center, Mauka - Mall Level 946-6388

1860 Ala Moana Blvd. 955-1764

Kenny’s Express

2nd Floor, Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center 922-9333

Zippy’s

Call the one nearest you.

Restaurant Epic 626-5368

2169 Kalia Rd, Outrigger Reef on the Beach 924-4990

JJ Bistro & French Pastry

Kit N Kitchen

3441 Waialae Ave.

739-0993

No credit cards accepted for special menu

Tanaka Saimin

Party Rooms for up to 450

Teriyaki Chicken . . . . . . . . . . . . .$15.95 Daily Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$23.95 Sukiyaki Steak . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$20.95 Teriyaki Steak & Chicken Combo . .$21.95 Kama‘aina & Military Discount Available (with proper ID)

7AM-2PM

111 N. King St. near Maunakea 7am -10pm

521-8268

94-300 Farrington Hwy 801 Dillingham Blvd. 951-6297

NIGHTLY 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

1.89

$

Chinese Chicken Salad Scallop Soup • 2 Live Maine Lobsters Sweet & Sour Fish Filet Peking Duck w/Bun • Whole Crispy Chicken Taro Basket Seafood Combo Chicken Cake Noodle • Rice & Dessert

Max’s Of Manila

888 N. Nimitz Hwy #103 524-2020

ALL DIM SUM

Special Menu for10

149

FILIPINO

1010 University Avenue 942-7622

3447 Waialae Ave.

$

1131 Nuuanu Ave. 587-7877

Kani Ka Pila Grille

J2 Asian Fusion

1841 Ala Moana Blvd. Between Ilikai & Hilton Hawaiian Village

941-4444

Dinner served from 5:30 nightly. Valet parking available. Not valid with any other offer.

Must present coupon. Expires 01/31/11. Offer not valid in combination with other specials. Beverages excluded.

NOW SERVING RAMEN

January Special

All To Go Orders

10% OFF Lunch & Dinner

2 Spring Rolls & 1 Summer Roll

EXPIRES 1/31/11

Offer valid on dine-in orders only. Must present coupon. Cannot be combined with other offers or coupons. Exp 1/31/11

(must present ad)

Catering & Party Rooms Available

January Special $4.99

803 Kam Hwy • 455-5888

WESTRIDGE SHOPPING CENTER

Thai Cuisine Pearl City

(Next to Makino Chaya) 98-150 Kaonohi St., Aiea M-Sat 10am-10pm • Sun 10am-8pm

Lunch Daily 11-2pm • Dinner 5-9pm

Also Available Curry & Steak

Monday-Sunday 10am–10pm facebook.com/phomylienhawaii

488-4900

3579 Waialae Avenue 737-8820

Happy New Year!

NOW OPEN Open 10:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Ala Moana Shopping Center 4th floor Ho‘okipa Terrace near Macy’s

Reservations

(808)946-3355 Gift Cards Available D I N I N G

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WHERE TO DINE FINE DINING

Waikiki Business Plaza 2270 Kalakaua Ave. 923-3877

Restaurant Row • 599-3860 Waikiki Beach Walk 440-7910

Bali Steak and Seafood Hilton Hawaiian Village (Rainbow Tower) 2005 Kalia Road 949-4321

Hy’s Steak House 2440 Kuhio Ave. 922-5555

Discovery Bay (across Ilikai) 1778 Ala Moana Blvd., Ste 213 941-5112

580 N. Nimitz Hwy. 545-7979

Greek Marina

Stage Restaurant

The Fat Greek

1250 Kapiolani Blvd. 237-5429

3040 Waialae Ave. 734-0404

Aloha Tower Market Pl. 585-0011

Monsoon India

GREEK

Sam Choy’s BLC Chai’s Island Bistro

INDIAN

Top of Waikiki

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Koko Marina Shopping Center 7192 Kalanianaole Hwy. 396-8441

ITALIAN Romanos Macaroni Grill Ala Moana Center Hookipa Terrace 356-8300

at the Colony Surf

Early Bird Special

12.95

$

Only

Add $3.00 for Complete Meal which includes soup or salad, ice cream

11 am - 7 pm

Michel’s . . . After Dark

All Day for Locals with ID

Offering a Special 3 Course Menu for $45.00 plus a complimentary glass of wine!

Specials not valid on Holidays

Monday thru Saturday only

Lunch 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. • Dinner 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

at the old Waikiki III Theatres Parking available at the Pro-Park location Seaside Ave. Pay $2 at the Restaurant. www.atlantisseafoodsteak.com

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922-6868

Prime Rib Sunday Buffet Served 10am - 2pm

$19.95 Adults $15.95 Seniors $9.95 Keiki Build Your Own SUNDAE!

WWW.DONHOS.NET

WAFFLE & OMELET STATIONS EGG BENEDICT Kalua Turkey, Kalua Pork Fish & Chicken Entrees Breakfast Meats, Poke Lomi Salmon, Fried Rice Macaroni & Green Salads Fresh Fruit Desserts & More! |

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www.michelshawaii.com | 923-6552 | 2895 Kalakaua Ave.

Starting 1/3/11

All You Can Eat

Pancakes

CALL FOR DETAILS

Come hungry. Leave happy.

Discovery Bay (across Ilikai) 1778 Ala Moana Blvd., Ste 213

5.99 – 8.99

$

$

Open 7 days a week Dinner 5pm - 10pm Sunday Brunch Buffet 11:30am - 2:30pm

FREE VALET PARKING

CALL FOR BANQUETS, RECEPTIONS & PARTIES 728-3463

Happy New Year! Dinner Menu

2 Choice Teishoku Combo

16.75 Served with rice,

1345 S. King Street Corner of S. King St. & Sheridan St. Close to Ala Moana Shpg Cntr & Wal Mart TEL.

942-4848

www.fujio-food.com

www.MonsoonIndiaOahu.com 941-5111

Ala Moana (Free Parking)

Cash Sale Only (With Coupon)

miso soup, two side dishes, and pickles. Choose from • Broiled Sanma • Broiled Saba • Fried Oyster • Ebi Fry • Saba Nitsuke • Chicken Katsu • Karaage • Pork Ginger • Sizzling Hamburger Steak • Tempura • Tonkatsu and many more! 1-Choice Teishoku & Ala Carte menu also available We serve beer, sake and shochu! Lunch 11 am - 5 pm; Dinner 5 pm - 9 pm Closed Sundays

Japanese Home Style Restaurant “Hinone Mizunone” Please enjoy the KAMADAKIGOHAN cooked completely by “Ogama”.

ALA MOANA BLVD. • KUHIO AVE PEARL CITY • KANEOHE • HILO

15% OFF

$

Ready made Bentos available daily

BYOB

10% OFF Credit Card Sale Only (With Coupon)

Hong Kong Dim Sum & Regular Menu Items Excludes set menus; Roast Pork, Roast Duck, Char Siu & other specials. Not to be combined with any other offer. Expires 1/31/11.

Nice Day Chinese Seafood Restaurant Liliha Square by Times Supermarket

524-1628

Celebrating 10 Years! Dim Sum Take Out Special! 8am-11:30am

15% OFF(Charge) • 25% OFF(Cash) Dim Sum & Reg. Menu Dine In Special!

10% OFF(Charge) •15% OFF(Cash) Happy Day Chinese Restaurant 3553 Waialae Avenue

738-8666

Must present coupon Expires 1/31/11

Excludes set menu; Roast Pork, Roast Duck, Char Siu & other specials.


WHERE TO DINE JAPANESE

Paesano Ristorante

Waimalu Plaza (across Safeway) 98-1277 Kaahumanu St. #119 485-8883

Manoa Marketplace 2756 Woodlawn Drive 988-1551

Hinone Mizunone 1345 South King St. 942-4848

1841 Ala Moana Blvd. 941-4444

Catering Available Everyday!

Soft Shell Crab Alfredo

DINE IN – TAKE-OUT Catering from casual to exquisite events

Happy Hour 4-7pm All American Beers $2.00 Soju - $4.95 Appetizers starting at $4.95

• Pizzas • Salads

KAILUA

ph 845-0320 fax 842-4273

WARD CENTRE

second for $5

• Pastas

230-8400

1200 Ala Moana Blvd

596-0066

Buy 1 Rustica Pizza at regular price receive the

• Rusticas

151 Hekili St

kahaistreet-kitchen.com

2746 Kaimuki Avenue 732-1656

98-150 Kaonohi St. 486-5100

Lunch Specials & Plates starting at $5.99

237 KALIHI ST.

(Corner of Kahai and Kalihi)

Sekiya’s Restaurant & Delicatessen

AUTHENTIC KOREAN DISHES

Open for Plate Lunch Tue - Fri 10:30am - 1:30pm Ricotta Stuffed Chicken

Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort 2552 Kalakaua Ave, 931-6286

1 Aloha Tower Dr. 2nd Flr. 585-6360

Signature dishes offered as Daily Specials

Mini Okinawan Sweet Potato & Kalua Pork Cakes

Sansei Seafood Restaurant

Makino Chaya

Kobe Japanese Steak House

151 Hekili St., Kailua 230-8400

Royal Hawaiian Shpg Cntr 3rd Flr. 922-5511

Kahala Mall 738-KOZO Keeaumoku 946-KOZO Moiliili 951-KOZO Pearlridge 483-6805 Pearl City 455-6805

Chinese Cultural Plaza 536-3035

Ward Centre Auahi St. Shops 596-0066

Restaurant Suntory

Kozo Sushi

Hifumi Japanese Restaurant

Z Pizza

1334 Young St. 593-2064

1936 South King St. 941-2835

Hanaki Restaurant

Manoa Marketplace 2752 Woodlawn Dr. 988-5923

Red Cafe

Kochi

• Sandwiches ORGANIC

Offer valid Jan. 1-15, 2011. One offer per customer. Available at both locations. Cannot be combined with other discounts.

VEGAN

1604 Kalakaua Ave • 951-9370 Mon–Sat: 11 am - 2 am • Sun: 11 am - 10 pm

GLUTEN-FREE

FREE PIZZA! BUY ONE, GET ONE FREE (Reg. $8.95each)

47-388 Hui Iwa St.

RESTAURANT

SUNTORY Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center, 3rd Floor

restaurantsuntory.com

922-5511

*Take out only, w/coupon; not to be combined with any other offer. Expires 1/13/11.

Also available Pasta • Burgers • Salads • Sandwiches OPEN TIL MIDNIGHT!

Buy One Get One* Free

2919 Kapiolani Blvd., #218

McCafe Frapp’e or Smoothie

MARKET CITY SHPG CNTR 735-3888

*small size Frapp’e or Smoothie (offer only available at Ko’olau Center location)

One coupon per visit. Must present ad. Not combinable with other offers. Expires 1/31/11

www.koolaucenter.com

Shrimp Risotto

Won Ton Noodle

JERRY SANTOS Every Monday

SPECIAL GUEST APPEARANCE THURSDAY...................... Robi Kahakalau FRIDAY 1/14 only ...... Danny Couch SUNDAY ........................... Melveen Leed Every Wednesday

Ph: 239-7774

Shabu Shabu

50% OFF

BROTHERS CAZIMERO

McDonald’s

Hanaki

Buy one dinner entree, receive 2nd entree valid Sun, Mon & Tue with ad Expires 1/18/11.

Build your own 10” pizza with unlimited toppings.

TUESDAY.......................... Robert Cazimero & Hula

FREE VALET PARKING • www.chefchai.com • Call 585-0011

Celebrate 2011!

10% OFF

Monday & Wednesday Nights! Not to be combined with any other offer. Please bring ad. Expires 1/31/11 11:30 am-2:30 pm; 5 pm-10 pm (Closed Tuesdays)

MANOA MARKETPLACE (Tons of FREE Parking) 988-1551 D I N I N G

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WHERE TO DINE Sumo Ramen

Tanaka of Tokyo

Kaneohe 234-6868 Kapolei 693-8808 Market City 737-1868 Kamehameha Shp Cntr 848-8186 Pearl Highlands Cntr 456-80802 99 Ranch Mapunapuna 833-3139

MEDITERRANEAN

Orine Sarang Chae

East, in King’s Village, 922-4233 Central, in Waikiki Shopping Plaza, 922-4702 West in Ala Moana Cntr-Hookipa Terrace 945-3443

905-A Keeaumoku St. 955-0646

The Pyramid Restaurant 758 Kapahulu Avenue 737-2900

Richo 3008 Waialae Ave. 734-2222

MEXICAN

Ton Ton Ramen

Sushi Company

95-050 Farrington Hwy, Waipahu 677-5388

1111 McCully Street 947-5411

Sikdorak Korean Restaurant Sam Sung Plaza 655 Keeaumoku St., #108 949-2890

KOREAN

Sushi Ichiban

99-115 Aiea Heights Drive 488-9727

Yakiniku Million

Frog House Restaurant

3579 Waialae Ave. 737-8820

Wahoo’s Fish Taco

626 Sheridan St. 596-0799

1604 Kalakaua Ave. 951-9370

El Charro Mexicano Aiea Restaurant

940 Auahi St. #140 591-1646

Extended Through JANUARY 31, 2011 ALA MOANA

Sidewalk Sale

Discounted Prices! Mon - Fri Lunch Saturday Lunch Sunday Brunch Daily Dinner

January 14-16, 2011

$19.95 . . $16.95 $24.95 . . $22.95 $34.95 . . $32.95 $34.95 . . $32.95

Hawaiian Roll Cake (only available during this special)

15% OFF ($15.30)

Please present coupon. Not valid in banquet rooms or on Holidays. One coupon per table. Cannot be combined with other coupons or discounts.

Hawaii’s Original Garden Restaurant

952-9200 www.willowshawaii.com

Ala Moana Center • Mall Level (Mountain side, next to Shirokiya)

www.lapalmedor-usa.com 941-6161

Kahala Mall 738-5696 (KOZO)

Try Our Ono Ahi Nitsuke with Tofu!

Moiliili 951-5696

Customer Favorites: Marinated Fried Chicken Saimin & BBQ Stick Hash Tempura • Beef Teriyaki Oxtail Soup

Sun-Thu 8am-10pm • Fri-Sat til 11pm Okazuya open daily from 8am

SEKIYA’S RESTAURANT & DELICATESSEN Serving Hawaii for 75 Years!

2746 Kaimuki Ave

732-1656

ACROSS KAIMUKI H.S.

GIFT CARDS AVAILABLE

All You Can Eat Seafood Buffet Lunch Mon - Fri $8.95 Sat - Sun $10.95

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Waikiki Location

www.thefatgreek.net

3040 Waialae Ave (corner of St. Louis & Waialae) 734-0404 Open daily 11am-10pm • take-out and catering available

11AM-3PM |

8.50

$

Featured Items Available Only At Million

ÆChicken Breast Bi Bim Naeng-Myun

*with coupon; Not to be combined with any other offer. Some restrictions apply. Expires 2/28/11.

with every 5 Adult Dinner Buffet purchases. Valid Friday-Sunday. Not to be combined with any other offer. With coupon Maximum of 10 free Dinners; Restrictions apply. Expires 2/28/11

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One coupon per Deluxe Maki Set or Aloha Set. Cannot be combined with other offers. Expires 1/20/11

Opening Soon!

4 Lamb Chops, 8 Garlic Shrimp, Greek Salad, Greek Fries, Hummus, Pita Bread, Baklava. BYOB (no corkage fee)

FREE $10 Gift Certificate

ONE FREE

D I N I N G

Try our Signature Dish…. The Royal Platter – Serves 2

with every $50 Catering Purchase*

ADULT BUFFET

|

(KOZO)

Pearlridge 483-6805

YAKINIKU

Æ

692-9880

Ala Moana Food Court Open Now

CATERING SPECIAL

HO HO Chinese Cuisine 590 Farrington Hwy Kapolei Marketplace

Dinner Mon - Thu $14.95 Fri - Sun $17.95

(KOZO)

Keeaumoku by Wal-Mart 946-5696

Chicken Breast Mul-Naeng-Myun Since 1989

MILLION 596-0799 626 SHERIDAN ST. (backside of Walmart)

NEW HOURS: MON-SUN 11AM-12 MIDNIGHT

• Oriental Chicken Salad • 4 types of Dim Sum (Manapua, Nori Spring Roll, Pork Hash, Half Moon) • General’s Chicken • Beef and Broccoli • Stir-Fried Assorted Vegetable • Seafood Fried Rice • Dessert - Almond Float per person $ (10 people minimum)

10.95

• Chicken Salad with Oriental Dressing • Crispy Bacon Seafood Combo Wrap • Dungeness Crab - Country Style • Honey Glazed Walnut Shrimp • General Tso’s Favorite Chicken • Seasonal Chinese Green Vegetable • House Fried Rice • Dessert: Mango Pudding

$

24.95

per person (4 people minimum)

Specials not valid on Holidays. Advance Reservations required, please call 971-1818.$3 self park validation only.

SeafoodvillageHyatt.com Ask about our Kama‘aina Discount

Hyatt Regency Resort& Spa-Street Level•2424 Kalakaua Ave., #102


WHERE TO DINE OKAZUYA

SHABU SHABU Shabu Shabu Bangkok

Fukuya Delicatessen & Catering

“Thai Style” Hot Pot 949 Kapahulu Ave. 732-7666

2710 S. King St. 946-2073

THAI

3660 Waialae Ave. 737-1177

The Ocean House Restaurant 2169 Kalia Rd., Outrigger Reef Hotel 923-2277

BYOB

2919 Kapiolani Blvd. 735-8488

Pho My Lien

803 Kam Hwy. 455-5888

1518 Makaloa St. 942-5008

3660 on the Rise

Pho Kitchen

327 Keawe St. 585-9545

Souvaly Thai Cuisine

Hot Pot Shabu Shabu

PACIFIC RIM

Blue Ocean Thai

VIETNAMESE

Bangkok Chef

Green Papaya

1627 Nuuanu Ave. 585-8839 2955 E. Manoa Rd., 988-0212

98-150 Kaonohi St. 488-4900

YOGURT Yogen Fr u¨ z

629 Keeaumoku St. 953-2340

1102 Fort Street Mall Windward Mall

Delicatessen & Catering From Bentos to Banquets & Picnics to Potlucks…

FREE Seafood Pancake & Korean Miso Soup with coupon and 2 Yakiniku Meat Orders. Expires 1/31/11.

Sam Sung Plaza • 655 Keeaumoku Street #108 Open from 11 am to 4 am •

949-2890

We have a menu for you! Deli Hours: Wed-Sun 6am-2pm After hours catering available

Fri,, Satt & Sun

946-2073 • 2710 South King St. www.fukuyadeli.com

New York Steak, 8 oz. “The King of Steaks”

Top Sirloin Steak, 7 oz.

Celebrate Your Birthday

“Buttered & Wined”

With us and Receive a complimentary Hy’s Cheesecake & Keepsake Photo For Honoree

Teriyaki Steak, “Tender & Moist”

With h “Alll You u Can n Eat” Salad d Bar!



Free gift certificate cannot be used with any other offer or discount. Off regular adult price only. Offer expires 1/21/11.

Your choice for only

1295

$

Mon-Fri: 6:00 - 10:00 pm Sat, Sun: 5:30 - 10:00 pm • Wine Spectator Award-Winning Wine List • Live Entertainment • Valet Parking

955-1764 • OPEN 24 HOURS 1860 Blvd. 1860 Ala Ala Moana Moana Blvd. Validated Parking

Proper Attire Required Reservations Recommended

2440 Kuhio Ave.

922 5555

www.staradvertiser.com

www.hyshawaii.com

SENIOR SPECIAL

30% OFF 50% OFF

Lunch Dinner Not combinable with other discounts. 65 or older w/Coupon & ID. No online or photo-copied coupons. One coupon per person. Discounts off regular adult price. Expires 1/31/11

Aloha Tower 585-6360 1 Aloha Tower Dr. 2nd Fl., 3 Hours Parking $1 Pearlridge 486-5100 98-150 Kaonohi St.

Mon-Sat 9am to 7:30pm; Sun 9:30am to 6pm • 1111 McCully Street • 947-5411 D I N I N G

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tableside

Left: Cook Sonny Laforteza prepares shrimp scampi at the grill. Inset: Baked Pork Chop with Fried Rice ($11.95) comes with onions, garlic bread and soup or salad.

tableside @ Anytime Cafe W

ith a menu featuring a fusion of Italian and Chinese dishes as well as contemporary American classics, Anytime Cafe, located in Market City Shopping Center, is fast becoming a popular destination for many of Honolulu’s foodies. Favorite dishes include Salted Pepper Pork Chops ($6.95) and Loco Moco ($9.50). Call 735.3888 or visit the website, www.anytimecafe hawaii.com.

1 | Pete and Sharonne Pascua with Patricia and Nolan Chang 2 | Kyle Okamoto and Nigel Yung 3 | Edna, Archie and Les Loo 4 | Wayne Tokimura and Earl Kiyabu 5 | Lapho Cheung and Bianca Yu 6 | Diana and Frank Lim with Joanna and Tim Ming

Anthony Consillio photos

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