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amazed not only by the spectacular oceanfront view of Diamond Head, but by the fact that all the stress on you simply melts away. “They built The Ocean House so that it doesn’t look like a restaurant. You can’t see the kitchen, you can’t see the bar, but it’s all here, it’s just hidden,” says breakfast manager Chris Cole. “Basically it’s like a plantation-style house beside the ocean. We just want our custogeth- tomers to sit down, relax, be with er last minute. In all honesty, my e all can agree that life homemade wrap seemed a bit dull family and have a good time.” The Ocean House opened its can become insanely and boring, and I knew there was doors nine years ago with dinner busy at the drop a dime. more variety out there. service and began serving breakOur schedules are consumed with On a quest to find some of the work, school, meetings, visits to most extravagant “Ono, You Know” fast to its early bird guests last the gym, doctors appointments, wraps in town, I took a break from December. “The Paniolo Morning Wrap is dropping/picking up the kids from this crazy little thing called life to definitely one of our more-popular school and extra-curricular activi- sit back, relax and feed my soul. items,” says Cole, adding that the ties … the list goes on. With this So without further ado, allow me Ocean House Breakfast ($12.95), said, it’s sometimes impossible to to “wrap” this up, and enjoy my squeeze in a lunch break amid the take on these satisfying finger award-winning Ocean House Loco madness — and I don’t know about foods at the following establish- Moco ($12.95) and North Shore Omelet ($11.95) also rank high you, but I can’t go long without eat- ments. among customers’ favorites. ing. Once the shakes, jitters and Rolled in a flour tortilla, the irritability hit, I know it’s time to Ocean House Paniolo Morning Wrap contains refuel. Casual elegance is what you’ll Juggling a busy schedule, I found find here at The Ocean House scrambled eggs, applewoodmyself racking my brain for some- located beachfront in the Outrigger smoked bacon, spinach and thing quick and easy to eat on the Reef Hotel. Once stepping foot into Cheddar cheese, served with coungo, and thought of my usual turkey this establishment, you’ll be try roasted potatoes lightly seasoned with rosemary, salt and pepand veggie wrap that I throw

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per. It’s definitely the breakfast of champions, and with the cuisine sizable to the magnificent view and misty sea breeze, I really couldn’t think of a better way to start my day. The Ocean House Outrigger Reef Hotel 2169 Kalia Road 923.2277

Kahai Street Kitchen Specializing in upscale plate lunches and assisting in all your catering needs, Kahai Street Kitchen is not one to go unnoticed. Owners Bruce Watanabe and Nao Iwata opened this Kalihi eatery in the summer of 2006 and since then have teamed up with executive chef David Yamamoto to serve up premier local cuisine. “We provide upscale, quality products at affordable prices,” Iwata says. Chef Yamamoto uses his skill and creativity in the kitchen to cook up daily specials and unique items Top Left: The author enjoys a beautiful Waikiki view from the Ocean House while getting ready to devour the Paniolo Morning Wrap ($11.95).

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such as Beef Wellington with Mushroom Demi, Salmon Cordon Bleu with Honey Mustard Sauce and more. Yamamoto also makes an amazing Steak Caesar Wrap ($7.95) that was recently showcased as a daily special, and at my request Iwata has decided to offer it as daily special this Tuesday through Friday for all to enjoy. This decadent wrap includes thinly sliced charbroiled steak, crisp

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here are a couple of things you should know before you venture to Waialae Avenue for a taste of some excellent Mediterranean food — the first is that there is no fat Greek. There’s a Frenchman, a couple of local cooks and some very friendly waitresses, stopped by to chat, laugh, have but no fat Greeks. Unless they come in lunch and find out more about for lunch once in a while. the man behind The Fat Greek.

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Secondly, you should know that the food’s not all Greek. While a good number of dishes are popular Greek staples — Souvlaki, Gyros and Greek Salad, to name but a few — many of the dishes represent the colorful, olive oil-infused, fragrant, healthful foods of the entire Mediterranean region. From Chicken Alexander ($12.95) to Lamb Shanks ($14.95), to the Levantine-inspired Babaganoush ($6) to Merguez sausage popular in North African cuisine, Fat Greek owner Francois Provenza succeeds in bringing fresh, healthy food to enthusiastic patrons. Provenza, with his loud laugh, enormous personality and unbridled passion for good food, is an impressive host, and just the kind of character you might expect to find at the center of this bustling, Mediterranean-inspired city spot. I

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Jo McGarry: Ever since you opened The Fat Greek, you’ve built a reputation for great food and fair prices. Did you expect that people would like your cooking as much as they do?

JM: How we eat in Europe is really influenced by dozens of different cultures, don’t you think?

FP: Yes, yes, just look at the Greeks. We traveled all over, from Africa to Sicily, to India … and they brought home lots of good stuff … lots of different foods. And actually in Greece Francois Provenza: (laughs) you will find good food from Well, it’s good, yes, of course. But Sicily, because Greece was ocI’m not going to tell you that the cupied during the war by Italy, food is good. You have to look at the people en- so different influences come from all over. joying it, and the people who keep coming back and having a good time. They tell the story of JM: How do you describe the food at the the food and if it’s good. But yes, I hoped the restaurant? people in Hawaii would like it. FP: Well, I think that what we do is Greek food JM: But this is not by any means your first in the proper manner. And then we do any of the venture into the restaurant industry. foods that I love from Spain, Portugal, Italy — I can cook from any of these countries. So we FP: No, you’re right. I had restau- taste, we test, and then I create more and more rants back in Europe. In San Tropez I dishes. It’s simple, healthy, fresh, fresh food. had a beachfront restaurant, and back in London in the old days I had JM: I love the couscous here. It’s not the jazz clubs, and back in 2000 I opened sweet, cinnamon/raisin-infused couscous that a place with Sergio. (Sergio Mitrotti of many people might be used to. It reminds me Café Sistina). more of the staple of North Africa, or the kind I’ve eaten in Tunisia. JM: So what inspired you to open The Fat Greek ? FP: I learned how to cook couscous in the Sahara dessert with the Bedouin. They cook it with FP: All of the years of traveling and lamb in North Africa — not the same way as in eating good food, and seeing how other places, which is sweet. The real way is this people enjoy good food and conver- way, the North Africa version. We serve it on sation. I just wanted to bring Mediter- Monday nights with lamb shank and garbanzo ranean food — real Mediterranean food — to people in Hawaii. I wanted Left: House Specials at the Fat Greek often include them to enjoy and to see how we eat salmon, served here with house salad and pita bread. in Europe. Above: Fat Greek owner Francois Provenza


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relax, to really enjoy the food, to have fun and voila! — just like we’re in Europe. JM: And you never charge a corkage fee. People can bring their own beer and wine for free.

FP: Yes. On Tuesdays we have Chicken Alexander — chicken with the spices and vegetables and rice and salad. On Wednesday nights we have Kabob, grilled lamb or chicken and vegetable kabob served with basmati rice and salad. And on Thursday we have our Lamb Shank. It’s sautéed with vegetables and spices and simmered in our special sauce. And on Friday we make Moussaka. It’s a very good moussaka. On Saturdays and Sundays we do chef’s specials, so really anything we want to. Sometimes it’s fish, sometimes lamb stew, sometimes shrimp. JM: What would you suggest people order when they’re coming for the first time? FP: Oh, there’s so much — the fresh salmon is popular, and the salads and the appetizer platter with hummus and babaganoush and dolmades, merguez sausage, feta cheese, olives, Greek fries, spanakopita. Mussels are very good beans, and merguez sausage and vegetables. It’s too … but the most popular dish withvery good. Very popular. out a doubt is the Royal Platter. It’s lamb chops and shrimp and Greek JM: And then every other night of the week salad and fries and hummus and pita you have some special in addition to the regular bread, and it comes with baklava, too, menu. for only $36. Truthfully it can feed two people, or three … I keep telling people ‘use your hands, enjoy the food Top: Appetizers include Mussels ($5) topped with ginger, capers, garlic, lemon and Greek spices, and Greek with your hands.’ Fries ($4.50), thick-cut potato fries served with, or without, freshly chopped garlic. Above & Top Right: At left, the Fat Greek Tuna Special ($8) blends spices, capers, onions, tomatoes and Kalamata olives with house signature dressing. Served atop a bed of lettuce and with pita bread, the salad packs a spicy punch. Bottom Right: Open daily for lunch and dinner, The Fat Greek has a relaxed atmosphere, and a friendly, upbeat staff. Pictured here are : Darryl Oppenheimer, Gill Crisostomo, Jerry Gallardo, Victoria Tang.

FP: To be honest with you, I don’t see why they should pay. We give them glasses — what should they pay for? They bring their own wines, their own beer, they’re welcome to do that. JM: Are you tired of people coming in and asking to see the fat Greek? FP: (laughs) No, but they do sometimes come and look in the kitchen to see if there is a fat Greek in there, or they look at me and they say ‘hey, you lost weight!’ It’s all good. As long as people are having a good time, enjoying the food, that’s what we want.

The Fat Greek Where: 3040 Waialae Ave. Honolulu

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JM: You don’t have to sit here for long to realize that The Fat Greek is very much about good food and a really fun atmosphere. FP: Yes, what I want is for people to

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akiniku Million has long been home to night owls and those who need a spicy quick fix after one too many cold beers. But, at lunchtime, this familyrun Korean restaurant offers a taste of some of its most popular dishes at specially reduced prices. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., try Million’s $8.50 lunch specials, which include Chicken Breast Mui-Naeng-Myun or Chicken Breast Bi Bim Naeng-Myun. The restaurant’s homemade, highly popular banchan comes as part of the fixed price lunch menu. Bi Bim Gook Soo ($7.50) is the popular summer cold somen noodle soup with beef, kim chee and vegetables. A full menu of signature dishes is available for lunch and dinner. Please note new hours: Monday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-midnight.

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Jo, My husband and I went to a restaurant recently where we were seated and then ignored for nearly 15 minutes. No one poured water or even acknowledged our presence for the first 10 minutes or so. Finally a harassed waiter came by with menus but by that time we had lost enthusiasm. I wanted to leave before eating. My husband wanted to stay, saying it would be embarrassing to get up and go. What would you have done? Hungry in Mililani

Right: Soups, sides (banchan) and house-made sauces are just a few of the reasons to visit Yakiniku Million. Go for lunch and take advantage of the special pricing. Below: Co owner of Yakiniku Million, Angela Parks, outside the restaurant.

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restaurant is busy and someone takes a mere 60 seconds to come by, say hello and take a drink order, then I’m happy to sit and wait patiently until the staff gets out of the weeds. Just last weekend I took my boys to try a new sushi restaurant. Admittedly it was busy, but crowded dining rooms are a perfect place for restaurant staff to demonstrate their oftentimes excellent skills. We sat. We waited. There was no menu, no water and worst of all, no eye contact from the waiters, who rushed by as if praying all their customers would disapMy first question is, why did pear. We left after 12 minutes and you wait so long? Fifteen minutes went to the Mexican restaurant is an eternity when you’re in next door, where they smiled need of attention. When you and brought menus, chips and walk into a restaurant, you salsa as soon as we sat down. It should be attended to immedi- wasn’t as fancy, but it was a ately, whether it’s a smiling host- whole lot more friendly. ess telling you there will be a wait, or a busy server greeting Have a food or you with water to tell you that wine question? he’ll be right back. You are in a restaurant, a place where you Ask Jo by e-mailing: pay for service and food. Being jmc garry@ acknowledged is part of the deal. staradvertiser.com I’m edgy after five minutes of or tune in to Table Talk being ignored. I’m irritated after every Saturday at 10 a.m. 10 and I am out of the restaurant on KHVH 830 AM. if it’s 15 minutes. But, if the

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thought now was a good time to go ahead and do it.” The result — debuting tomorrow at the Kalihi Street location — is just one more reason to get on down to one of the Island’s most incredible plate lunch destinations. A mixture of a club sandwich and a gourmet burger, the half pound of freshly ground USDA chuck beef is charbroiled and then served with crisp bacon slices, lettuce, tomatoes and Provolone cheese.

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Anytime Cafe is part trendy bistro, part American Coffee shop — and always good

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first met Anytime Café owner Ken Wong at Hong Kong Orchid Café when the Asian café concept was just beginning to become popular. Fast forward eight years or so, and Wong is still hard at work incorporating a contemporary taste of Hong Kong with current favorites in Honolulu. “It’s a type of food that people in Hawaii really like,” says Wong, who has remained committed to keeping prices low and food quality high throughout his restaurant career. “Right now, especially,” he says, “we know that people are looking for good value. We want to give them that in a menu that has many different choices.” You’ll find Anytime Café in Market City Shopping Center. With a modest exterior and a large, cool, contemporary dining room, Anytime Café makes for a casually elegant

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Call: 735.3888

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destination that’s part trendy bistro, part American coffee shop. Open from morning until late evening, there’s an opportunity to eat almost anything at almost anytime. “We serve breakfast all day and night,” says Ken, “and we have everything: American food, Chinese, Western, pizza, East meets West — lots of choices.” Go for the noodles if you’re a fan of shrimp won ton and clear, complex broths. The won ton pi and a variety of noodles are flown in from Canada, 1 where the flour used resembles the kind used in Hong Kong. The result is a more delicate, less starchy noodle that allows diners to see that shrimp dumplings at Anytime are fat and juicy. “We use the big shrimp, the 21-25 count,” says co owner Cindy Wong, “and then we cut them into three pieces and put one in each dumpling. You can see the shrimp inside the wrapper. Many restaurants use mostly pork with their won ton — our policy is more shrimp, less pork.” Importing noodles along with Arborio rice and dried pasta adds to the cost of ingredients, but it’s a price that the Wongs feel is worth

paying. “The difference in the imported ingredients is all about quality,” says Ken. “We use very good ingredients because we know that it’s important to our customers.” Despite ever-increasing costs, the menu at Anytime offers surprisingly low prices, and dishes that incorporate local-style favorites Loco Moco ($9.50) and Salted Pepper Pork Chop ($6.95). Order the Shrimp Wonton Soup ($6.95) and you’ll notice immediately the delicate, near translucent noodles, or choose from a variety of noodles, dumplings or rice

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4 1 Baked pasta dishes are part of a complete meal that includes soup or salad. 2 Delicate won ton pi enclose large, juicy shrimp in this warming soup — the noodles are all imported. 3 Snow ice — this one is mango-flavored – is a popular house dessert. 4 Fatty, tender pork cheeks served Thai style 5

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broths, which include Fish Ball Noodle in Broth ($7.95), Beef Brisket and Tendon ($9.50) or Boneless Chicken Rice Soup ($6.95). A house specialty well worth trying is the Thai style Pork Cheek with Dipping Sauce, where tender slices of pork cheeks are marinated then sautéed and served with a sweet-and-sour blend of Thai spices, lemon grass and chili peppers. The spicy dip complements the melting luxuriousness that belongs purely to fatty pork. “We cook it in the Thai style,” says Cindy, “and it takes a little longer to cook because we make every dish to order.” It’s well worth the short (10- to 15-minute ) wait. Anytime also offers the kind of large-portion pasta combination dishes you’d expect to find in an Asian fusion restaurant: Baked Chicken and Mushroom with Spaghetti ($10.50), Baked Seafood with Spaghetti ($11.95), and Baked Pork Chop with Fried Rice ($11.95) are examples of dishes that come with sides of soup or salad and garlic bread. The portions are more than enough for one hearty appetite with lots left over to take home. There’s a long list of Vietnamese and Hong Kong-style iced coffees, tea and jelly drinks, and a simple dessert menu that includes the newest sensation from Japan: snow ice.

And for those who miss the Italian-style specialties of risotto and pasta that were favorites at Anytime’s previous incarnation, Banana Leaf Italian Bistro, there’s good news. “We kept the chef because he makes such good Italian dishes,” says Ken. “Now we offer Chinese, fusion, Italian and American food from breakfast through dinner.” N a t u r a l l y, they offer them anytime.

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getting to eat outdoors any time of year. Add in pristine ocean views and live Hawaiian music, and you’ve got a memorable dining experience. That’s exactly what you can expect at Kani Ka Pila Grille. Located poolside at Outrigger Reef on the Beach, Kani Ka Pila offers a wide selection of breakfast, lunch and dinner options with a distinct and delicious local twist. Favorites are the Breakfast Pizza, Bonzai Ahi Steak Sandwich, Taco Chips with Spinach Artichoke Dip and the ultimate Loco Moco. But the best deals are found early. Kani Ka Pila offers a fabulous lunch special where diners can select from five foodie combinations for just $9.95. Choose between the mouthwatering Mini Kalua Pork Sandwich or the delectable Mini Turkey Club Sandwich, then pile on the sides with the choice of taro chips, fries, cup of soup or one of

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0ffer expires October 18, 2010

PIANIST TERRY TOM

PERFORMS EVERY THURSDAY 6PM TO 9PM 449 KAPAHULU AVE., STE. 101

735-5544

50 Different Items to Choose From

• Kalbi • Sirloin Steak • Shrimp • Sashimi • Chicken • & More “ALL YOU CAN EAT ” LUNCH 10:30am-2:30pm .........$14.95 DINNER 2:30am-10pm.............$21.95

FREE PARKING!

2494 S. Beretania St.


on the menu

Oktoberfest faves at Wailana Coffee House Smoked Ham Shank $14.50

parsley sweetened with sugar) and Bavarian red braised cabbage (Rot kohl), a delightful combination of sautéed bacon, red cabbage, red wine vinegar, sugar and apples.

More Choices

Starters include a choice of “all you can eat” salad bar full of freshness: fresh pineapple, pasta and somen salads, layered JellO with haupia, pickled beet salad and other vegetable salads, and in house-produced salad dressings; or homemade soup du jour

made with potatoes, dried peas, lentils or barley and flavored with sausage, smoked ham, or bacon and onions; or minty fresh fruit cocktail. For dessert, a rich chocolate mint cake is served for this Oktoberfest special.

• Braised slowly with special seasonings. Average portion weight is 20-22 ounces. Served with a robust Dijon mustard sauce.

Handpicked,

Bratwurst | $12.50 • An authentic German wurst of two sausages grilled and generously plated.

Slow-smoked ham shank is one of the Bavarian-inspired specials as Wailana Coffee House celebrates Oktoberfest this weekend. Specials will be extended through today.

A

t Wailana Coffee House, Oktoberfest specials have proved so popular they’re being extended throughout the end of this weekend. The popular diner on Ala Moana Boulevard has a reputation for serving holidaythemed meals alongside an all-you-can-eat salad bar, and as the holidays approach, Wailana offers some of the best valuepriced complete meals in Waikiki. This weekend, take a culinary trip to Bavaria with the flavors of Germany and dishes made to celebrate the annual beer festival. All meals will be served from 11 a.m. to midnight

Wailana Coffee House Where:

1860 Ala Moana Blvd. Across from the Hilton Hawaiian Village

Call: 955.1764

Notes:

Validated parking, entrance to covered parking is off Ena Road.

Oct. 8, 9 and 10. There’s even a Bavarian Breakfast ($9.75) that will be served throughout the weekend, comprising two crispy potato pancakes, one bratwurst, and two large eggs, any style, served with applesauce and sour cream. The German pancakes are made with grated potatoes, eggs, onions, matzo meal and seasoning. Menu selections include:

so it falls

right off the

Smoked Pork Chops $13.95

bone.

• Two center cut loin chops that are grilled and plentiful, 10 ounces total weight

moyer farms bone-in rib eye, 20 ounces

Accompaniments These Oktoberfest entrees are accompanied with the following three well-known German dishes: Sauerkraut (pickled cabbage), warm German potato salad (cubed potatoes flavored with finely chopped bacon and onions, white vinegar and

This quality cut of beef comes from artisan, Amish-raised cattle. Perfectly aged and extremely savory, this steak is grilled on an open flame with a gentle rub of our special herbs and spices. Offering you a juicy, melt-in-your mouth taste that’s beyond compare.

Dinner Menu

2 Choice Teishoku Combo

16.75

$

Served with rice, miso soup, two side dishes, and pickles. Now taking reservations for Lunch & Dinner

Choose from • Broiled Sanma • Broiled Saba • Fried Oyster • Ebi Fry • Saba Nitsuke • Chicken Katsu • Aji Fry • Karaage • Pork Ginger • Sizzling Hamburger Steak • Tempura • Tonkatsu and many more! 1-Choice Teishoku & Ala Carte menu also available

A fine steak. A fine experience.

Lunch 11 am - 5 pm; Dinner 5 pm - 9 pm Closed Sundays Ready made Bentos available daily

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

beachhousewaikiki.com • 921-4600 Complimentary valet parking.

Japanese Home Style Restaurant “Hinone Mizunone” Please enjoy the TEL. KAMADAKIGOHAN www.fujio-food.com cooked completely by “Ogama”.

942-4848

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1 The Steak Caesar Wrap at Kahai Street Kitchen will be available for customers to enjoy Tuesday-Friday this week.

2 The Chicken Lettuce Wraps are a signature appetizer at P.F. Chang’s China Bistro. A vegetarian option also is available.

tarian track, you may want to opt for the Grilled Fresh Vegetable Wrap ($12.95), fearomaine lettuce and shredded Parmesan turing eggplant, portobello mushroom, red cheese, tossed in a special Caesar dressing. pepper, zucchini and lettuce pulled together If that isn’t filling enough, it’s also served in a warm tortilla wrap and nicely seasoned with potato-mac or tossed salad. Check out with a truffle vinaigrette. kahaistreet-kitchen.com each morning to find out the specials of the day. Sam Choy’s Breakfast, Lunch & Crab I’ll leave you with a piece of advice: Don’t 580 N. Nimitz Highway forget to call in your orders early to make 545.7979 sure your favorites don’t run out! – From page 2

3 Sam Choy’s Grilled Fresh Vegetable Wrap offers a healthy alternative, and the Fried Poke Wrap ($13.95) is a local favorite.

prise. A vegetarian version of the dish is Fridays and Saturdays. available as well, substituting tofu for the P.F. Chang’s China Bistro chicken. All lettuce wraps can be prepared Hokua Restaurant gluten-free at your request. 1288 Ala Moana Blvd., Ste. 110 For all you happy hour revelers, beginning 596.4710 early next month P.F. Chang’s will expand its happy hour time, from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, and from 9:30 p.m. to closing Contact Alana Folen at diningout@staradvertiser.com

P.F. Chang’s China Bistro

Kahai Street Kitchen Chic in decor and ambiance, P.F. Chang’s 237 Kalihi St. China Bistro definitely holds a special 845-0320 place in my heart — and stomach. With 200 locations worldwide, chefs here know how Sam Choy’s Breakfast, to serve up consistently delicious ChineseLunch & Crab American cuisine. Whether you’re in the With visitors traveling from across the mood for Dynamite Shrimp, Moo Goo Gai globe just to feast on some onolicious grinds Pan or Hong Kong Beef with Snow Peas, by world-renowned chef Sam Choy, it’s no you are sure to be in for a great meal. Now, wonder I was champing at the bit for the this assignment wouldn’t be complete chance to sink my teeth into the savory without sampling P.F. Chang’s Chicken Fried Poke Wrap that already had me salivatLettuce Wraps ($9.95) — of which I am ing at the mere thought of it. For only $13.95, quite fond. satisfy your desire for a fine local wrap conRonald Vazquez, general manager of the sisting of Choy’s famous fried poke with Hokua location, says the Chicken Lettuce chopped romaine lettuce and tantalizing Wraps are considered the signature appefried rice wrapped in a flour tortilla and pertizer on the menu. fectly complemented by wasabi aioli sauce. “There’s chicken, mushrooms, water General manager Jeffrey Gaspar says that chestnuts and a little bit of onions in a speChoy has a signature style with poke, makcial sauce atop a bed of sticky rice noodles, ing this item a top pick among returning with lettuce cups on the side,” Vazquez patrons. High in quality and quantity, this states. The best part about this is that you dish also comes with fries. Needless to say, can add just as much filling to your lettuce with all of my favorite foods wrapped into cup as you wish. I personally like mine one hearty meal — I couldn’t resist a couple overflowing with flavor, and therefore add bites. a substantial amount. The cool crispiness For those on a healthier or perhaps vegeof the lettuce also offers a refreshing sur12 | D I N I N G O U T | M O N T H 0 0 - 0 0 , 2 0 1 0 12 | D I N I N G O U T | O C T O B E R 1 0 - 1 6 , 2 0 1 0

From a story in the Sept. 26, 2010, issue of Dining Out, readers got the impression that the highly popular Ducky’s Korean BBQ restaurant at 2955 E. Manoa Road, phone number 9889809, had closed down. No way — the restaurant is thriving thanks to the wonderful food,

personal service and overall comfortable atmosphere. We’re sure Manoa residents would like to keep it their little secret, but the entire island should enjoy this unique family-style restaurant serving authentic Korean cuisine. Dining Out regrets the error.


Ingredients: • 2 racks of lamb, cut into double chops • 3 tablespoons chopped green onion (prefer the white part) • 1 tablespoon whiskey • 1 tablespoon sesame oil • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds • 1 1/2 tablespoons hoisin sauce • Pinch black pepper • 4 cups mashed potatoes • 4 cups sauteed vegetables

Preparation: • Cut and trim fat from the lamb rack and then cut into double chops; set aside. • In a bowl, add green onion, whiskey, sesame seed, sesame oil, hoisin and pepper and mix together. With your hands, squeeze the green

recipe

Mongolian Style Lamb Chops Serves 4 | by Chef Chai Chaowasaree onions along with mixture to release the oil from the onions until onions soften. Use as a marinade. • Put the lamb into the bowl and rub the marinade over the lamb evenly. Let it sit for an hour minimum or you can let it sit overnight • On medium heat, grill your lamb for a minute on each side. Put in a preheated oven at 350 degrees for about three to five minutes or longer, depending on how you like your lamb cooked. • To plate the dish, put one scoop of mashed potatoes and vegetables. Lean the lamb chops against the potatoes to let it stand up. Surround with the sauce and garnish with a stem of fresh herb.

For the sauce Ingredients: • 1 cup red wine • 2 cups veal stock

1137 11th Ave., Kaimuki Open Everyday from 11am-9pm BYOB (No corkage fee)

KIHOALU & PUPUS • 1/4 cup brandy • 1/4 pound unsalted butter • In a sauce pot, combine red wine and brandy, and bring to a boil to reduce the liquid by half. • Add veal stock and reduce the liquid to quarter, then add butter to thicken the sauce.

Kozo Sushi: A good, quick, healthy option to fast food are becoming more popular by the day. We asked Justin and Candace Hang what they’d recommend from the menu.

737-5678

Place for

what we’re eating at …

Justin Hang “What we like is that it’s fresh sushi, really cheap t Kozo Sushi loca- and fast! You order it and tions you’ll find they make it fresh on the inexpensive, fresh- spot. The staff is really ly made sushi served in nice and courteous, and convenient bento boxes. when you don’t have time Perfect for lunch, snacks to make reservations or or a casual dinner, it’s no don’t want to go our for a wonder that the bright, full-on sushi dinner, this is clean Kozo Sushi shops

A

Chef straight from Baja Mexico!

with Brandy Demiglace

a great alternative. I have the nigiri today — a lot more raw sushi pieces than the lunch boxes — for just $5. The prices are so great. For under $8, there’s really a lot of variety.” Candace Hang “I like that it’s a good, quick option and you’re eating healthy food. We like this one and the one on Kapahulu. Today I’m having the lunch box with 15 pieces for $5.99. I don’t eat meat, so it’s a great option for fast food — especially for people who don’t want to eat meat and still want to have

options. There’s an easy menu with pictures of all the sushi, so it makes ordering really simple. “It’s bright, clean, really enjoyable fast food-type of option.”

Kozo Sushi Where:

Keeaumoku at Walmart

Call: 946.5698 Website: kozosushihawaii.net

The Pahinui Tradition Continues Hawaiian slack key or kihoalu is truly one of the great acoustic guitar traditions in the world. We’re proud to feature Grammy award-winning Cyril Pahinui each Wednesday from 6-9 pm. Come hear the master play guitar and sing in the style reminiscent of his legendary father Gabby “Pops” Pahinui. Chicken skin.

Kani Ka Pila Datebook Sun, 6 pm: Mailani Mon, 6 pm: Sean Naauao Tues, 6 pm: Weldon Kekauoha Tues, 6:30 pm: Call the Coach, Greg McMackin Wed, 6 pm: Cyril Pahinui Thu, 6 pm: Kawika Kahiapo & Martin Pahinui Fri, 6 pm: Kaukahi Sat, 6 pm: Pineapple Jam

Located poolside at the Outrigger Reef on the Beach 2169 Kalia Road, Honolulu, HI 96815 ph. 808.924.4990 Kamaaina rates from $139 per night. Free valet parking 11am-3pm with purchase. 1.800.OUTRIGGER outriggerreef.com

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WHERE TO DINE BAKERY

AMERICAN

Symbol Key

2284 Kalakaua Avenue 922-6868

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

d.k Steakhouse

Napoleon’s Bakery

Lunch Dinner

CAFE Anytime Cafe

Market City Shopping Center 2919 Kapiolani Blvd 735-3888

Koko Cafe

Camellia Buffet

Willows, The

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

930 McCully St. 951-0511/0611

901 Hausten St. 952-9200

Catering

2494 S. Beretania St. 944-0449

BUFFET

Alcohol served Online

Yakiniku Camellia Buffet

Located inside of Zippy’s

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

After Midnight

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

La Palme D’or

Atlantis Seafood & Steak

Breakfast

Makino Chaya

RECEIVE A

6 DISCOUNT

$

on a Second Dinner OR A Must present coupon (No take outs) Not valid with any other discount offers. Expires 10/21/10

2850 Paa St. (near Airport and 99 Ranch Market) 833-3728

Enter 1st driveway on right Orine Sarangchae

RYCROFT ST

Open Everyday 10am - 2am

Soju $4.99

exp 10/31/10

KAHEKA ST

%off 20 AFTER 9PM

when Dining Alone

KEEAUMOKU ST

*LATE NIGHT SPECIAL:

LIONA ST AHANA ST

3 DISCOUNT

Korean Cuisine

$

LUNCH arting $ SPECIALS st from

5.99

Daily 10-3

905-A Keeaumoku St. • 955-0646

NIGHTLY 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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)

Authentic Vietnamese Cuisine GRAND OPENING SPECIAL

ALL PHO

*Not to be combined with any other specials. Must present coupon to receive discount. Expires October 31, 2010.

BUY ONE, GET ONE

50% OFF

Also Available Curry, Steak & Pasta

Monday-Sunday

3579 Waialae Avenue 737-8820

Market City Shopping Center 2919 Kapiolani Boulevard

735-8488

RESTAURANT & 19TH PUKA Followed Immediately By Live Music

10.95

$

24.95

per person (4 people minimum)

Specials not valid on Holidays. Advance Reservations required, please call 971-1818.Valet Parking Only. SeafoodvillageHyatt.com Ask about our Kama‘aina Discount

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

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Healthy & Fresh Ingredients

15% OFF

pupus during

50% OFF

Monday Night Football

ALL plate choices

15% OFF

Expires: 12/31/10

941-4444

SHABU SHABU SPECIAL Broth Buy 1 get 2nd at

Shoyu Pork

• 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

Between Ilikai & Hilton Hawaiian Village

HAPPY HOUR!

Monday-Saturday 3pm-7pm

• Tuesdays Happy Hour All Night

BYOB

(no corkage fee)

SHABU SHABU Restaurant VIETNAMESE & VEGETARIAN CUISINE

• Monday Night Football

• Oriental Chicken Salad • 4 types of Dim Sum (Siu Mai, Half Moon, Seaweed Spring Roll, Manapua) • Szechuan Style Pork w/Garlic Sauce • General Tso’s Favorite Chicken • Beef and Broccoli • Seafood Fried Noodle • Dessert - Almond Float per person $ (10 people minimum)

1841 Ala Moana Blvd.

2nd Pho of equal or lesser value expires 10/15/10 Open Everyday 10am-10pm / Exept Sun & Wed 10am-9pm

LUNCH 10:30AM-2:30PM • DINNER 5PM-11PM

ALL DISHES

10% OFF Exp. 10/30/10

Exp. 10/30/10

• Wednesday-Saturday Live Music

• Live UH Football Games Private Parties & Fundraisers

Tableside Magic with Santos Kidd Call for details

Monday–Saturday 3pm – Closing • Sunday Private Parties

98-761 Oihana Place, Aiea • 486-3500 To view events schedule, visit www.igesrestaurant.com

942-5008

1518 Makaloa St. (across Walmart) Open 7 days 11am-11pm

953-2340

629 Keeaumoku St. (across Walmart) Mon-Sat 10am-11pm • Sun 10am-10pm


WHERE TO DINE CATERERS

Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant

A Catered Experience

909 Isenberg St. 941-6641

111 N. King St. 521-8268

94-1068 Ka Uka Blvd. 677-7744

Kahai Street Kitchen 237 Kalihi Street, 845-0320

Happy Day Chinese Restuarant

Nice Day Chinese Seafood Restaurant

3553 Waialae Ave. 738-8666

Liliha Square 524-1628

Hee Hing Restaurant

On On at McCully

449 Kapahulu Ave. 735-5544

CHINESE Duck Yun

ON ON

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

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

1110 McCully St.

at McCully 946-8833

Mandalay (The)

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

FAMILY DINING

Maple Garden /Yen King

1055 Alakea St. 525-8585

Don Ho’s Island Grill

Seafood Village Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa

Aloha Tower Marketplace 528-0807

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

October 10 -17, 2010

Octoberfest Specials

Sausage Sampler Platter House Cured Salmon Gravlax Hearty Beef & Barley Soup Grilled Ahi Nicoise Salad German Sausage Sandwich Crispy Roast Pork Shank Mahi Mahi Saute with Mushrooms Sam’s German Plate Grilled bratwurst, roast pork, sauerkraut, warm potato salad, homemade spatzel

Roast Pork Plate mushroom gravy and garlic mashed potato

Sam’s Style Wiener Schnitzel Pounded veal cutlet, capers, baked apples, homemade spatzel House Baked Apple Strudel Try our new Aloha Dark Lager … roasty, smooth and light Just a great brew!

COMING ON OCTOBER 18

SAM CHOY’S OYSTER FESTIVAL

Friday - Sunday October 8 - 10, 2010 11 A.M. - Midnight

Smoked Ham Shank Bratwurst Smoked Pork Chops

50 14 $ 1250 $ 1395 $

Served with: Sauerkraut, German potato salad & Barvarian red cabbage

Breakfast Special: Crispy potato pancakes, bratwurst, & 2 large eggs, any style. $ 75

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OCTOBER 18 - NOVEMBER 7

580 Nimitz Hwy. 545-7979

1860 Ala Moana Blvd. • Validated Parking Open 24 Hours 955-1764

228

$

Special Price for Table of 10

1055 Alakea St.

525-8585

www.themandalayhawaii.com Mon - Sun 10:30am to 9:00pm Excluding all coupons and other discounts. Dine-in only.

Free Parking Mon - Fri after 5pm & All Day Sat & Sun

All Kama‘aina Anytime 20% OFF

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Ala Wai Blvd.

Food Pantry

Kuhio Ave

Kanekapolei St

Breakfast 7:00 am - 10:30 am Lunch 10:30 am - 2:00 pm Afternoon Tea 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Dinner 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

BUS STOP Bus Numbers that arrive here: #2 #13 #23 Letter E #4 #19 #24 #8 #20 #42

Kaiulani Ave

with Local ID for each person

Birthday Photo with HELLO KITTY Wailina St

Chicken Salad with Jelly Fish Imperial Scallop Soup Peking Duck with Bun Salt & Pepper Shrimp Seafood w/Vegetables in Taro Basket Steamed Fish Fillets w/Ginger Scallion Black Mushroom with Baby Pak Choy Steamed Rice, Dessert

Kalakaua Ave

Please Call for Reservations

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WHERE TO DINE

Ranch House, The

Kani Ka Pila Grille

IHOP

449 Kapahulu Avenue, 2nd Floor 737-4461

2169 Kalia Rd, Outrigger Reef on the Beach

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

924-4990

Wailana Coffee House

1010 University Avenue 942-7622

1860 Ala Moana Blvd. 955-1764

Hy’s Steak House

Zippy’s

Sam Choy’s BLC

2440 Kuhio Ave. 922-5555

Kenny’s Restaurant 1620 N. School St. 841-0931

Panya Bistro • Bakery • Bar

Kenny’s Express

Ala Moana Center Mauka - Mall Level 946-6388

2nd Floor Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center 922-9333

Call the one nearest you.

580 N. Nimitz Hwy. 545-7979

Buy one dinner entree, receive 2nd entree

Most Delicious Thai Food in Town! Homemade Croissant Sandwiches, Tuna Salad or BLT (Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato) Made fresh daily every morning

Immensely Popular Plate Lunch For $5.70

Available from 9am (while supplies last )

3

Ala Moana Center-Mall Level, Mountain side, next to Shirokiya www.lapalmedor-usa.com

941-6161

each

Chai’s Island Bistro Aloha Tower Market Pl. 585-0011

Kit N Kitchen

$ 95

FINE DINING

Japanese Restaurant

50% OFF

#8 Yellow Chicken Curry

valid Sun, Mon & Tue with ad Expires 10/19/10.

MAUNALUA

Oct. 13 only

SPECIAL GUEST APPEARANCE

SUNDAY................................... Melveen Leed & Friends

Coming Soon to 900 N. Nimitz Hwy

MONDAY ................................. Jerry Santos & hula

1627 Nuuanu Ave 585-8839 Mon-Sat 10:30am-9pm; Sun 12n-8pm 2955 E. Manoa Rd 988-0212

Call for take out

www.bangkokchefexpress.com

Introducing our NEW varieties of Side Entrées!

THURSDAY.............................. Sista Robi & Friends BRUCE SHIMABUKURO Oct. 12 only

FRIDAY ..................................... Hoku Zuttermeister SATURDAY.............................. Danny Couch

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

CHICKEN TERIYAKI CHICKEN KATSU CHICKEN KARAAGE PORK TERIYAKI 5.95 TON (Pork) KATSU BEEF TERIYAKI SALMON (Choice of preparation: Lightly Salted, Plain, & Teriyaki) AHI (Choice of preparation: Lightly Salted, Plain, & Teriyaki)

$

• AHI SASHIMI (Local fresh raw Ahi) • OYAKO NI (Chicken simmered in bamboo shoots, ground onions & topped with egg, green onions & nori) • SHRIMP TEMPURA (3 pieces) • VEGETABLE TEMPURA (8 pieces, Potato, Carrot, and String Bean) OTHER : Bowl of Miso Soup…………$1.00 A Dish of Tsukemono (picked vegetables)…………50¢ A Dish of Green Salad………$1.00 Bowl of Rice…………$1.00 When ordering Entrées, Add: Udon or Soba………$2.50 more Gyoza (4 pieces)………$2.00 more 11AM-2PM, 5-8:30PM • Closed Monday Lunch

100 N. Beretania Street #113 (Parking inside Chinese Cultural Plaza)

536-3035

KOREAN CUISINE

*DISCOUNT EXCLUDES ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGESWITH THIS AD. EXP. 10/31/10.

930 McCully St. • 951-0511 / 951-0611 D I N I N G

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Must have minimum party of 4. One Birthday coupon per party of 4. Coupon valid on actual birthday, ID required. Not combinable with other discounts. Discounts off regular adult price. No online or photo-copied coupons. Expires 10/31/10

Including: Kal Bi, Sirloin, Chicken, Spicy Pork, Sashimi

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SENIOR SPECIAL

FREE BIRTHDAY MEAL FOR ANY AGE

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

16

BIRTHDAY SPECIAL

• PRIVATE PARTY ROOM • CONVENIENT PARKING

2 0 1 0

30% OFF 50% OFF

65 or older w/Coupon & ID. No online or photo-copied coupons. One coupon per person. Discounts off regular adult price. Expires 10/31/10

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


WHERE TO DINE INDIAN

Stage Restaurant 1250 Kapiolani Blvd. 237-5429

JAPANESE

Kozo Sushi

Monsoon India

Hifumi Japanese Restaurant

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

Chinese Cultural Plaza 536-3035

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

Hinone Mizunone

Top of Waikiki

Bella Mia Italian

GREEK The Fat Greek 3040 Waialae Ave. 734-0404

Makino Chaya

1345 South King St. 942-4848

ITALIAN

Waikiki Business Plaza 2270 Kalakaua Ave. 923-3877

1 Aloha Tower Dr. 2nd Flr. 585-6360 98-150 Kaonohi St. 486-5100

1137 11th Avenue 737-1937

Kobe Japanese Steak House

Bella Mia Pizzeria

Kochi

1841 Ala Moana Blvd. 941-4444

2222 S. Beretania St. 941-4400

Red Cafe 1334 Young St. 593-2064

1936 South King St. 941-2835

ON ON at McCully Chinese Restaurant

East Honolulu

1110 McCully St. • 946-8833

Aina Haina Shopping Center 373-1303 or 373-4632

(Corner of McCully & Young St.)

Find menus and $5 coupon at www.ononhawaii.com

159

New Special $ Dinner for 10

Minute Chicken Cake Noodle

Now $7.25

• Lower Prices • New Menu Items - Blueberry Pancakes - Bacon Beef Burger and Much, Much More!

EL

Good until November 30, 2010

One Month Only

HARRO MEXICANO

Extended Through OCTOBER 31, 2010

AIEA RESTAURANT

GRAND OPENING SPECIAL

20% OFF

Discounted Prices!

ENTIRE MENU WITH THIS COUPON

Limit one coupon per party. Cannot be combined with other offers. Exp. 10/15/10

Come hungry. Leave happy.

present a valid local ID for offer. cannot be combined with any other specials or coupons. 2nd entree must be of equal or lesser value. some restrictions apply. Expires 10-17-2010

15% OFF

Cash Sale Only (With Coupon)

ALA MOANA BLVD. • KUHIO AVE PEARL CITY • KANEOHE • HILO Ala Moana (Free Parking)

AIEA SHOPPING CTR. 99-115 AIEA HEIGHTS DR. NEXT TO AIEA BOWL

PH: 488-9727

Nice Day Chinese Seafood Restaurant Liliha Square by Times Supermarket

$19.95 . . $14.95 $24.95 . . $19.95 $34.95 . . $29.95 $34.95 . . $29.95

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

Hawaii’s Original Garden Restaurant

952-9200 www.willowshawaii.com

Credit Card Sale Only (With Coupon)

Excludes set menus; Roast Pork, Roast Duck, Char Siu & other specials. Not to be combined with any other offer. Expires 10/31/10.

Early Bird Special

12.95

$

Only

Add $3.00 for Complete Meal

524-1628

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

15% OFF(Charge) • 25% OFF(Cash)

3553 Waialae Avenue

which includes soup or salad, ice cream

11 am - 7 pm

All Day for Locals with ID

Dim Sum & Reg. Menu Dine In Special!

Specials not valid on Holidays

10% OFF(Charge) • 15% OFF(Cash) 15% OFF Roast Pork, Roast Duck & Char Siu

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

Happy Day Chinese Restaurant

738-8666

MONDAY-THURSDAYY 11am-10pm FRII & SATT 10am-11pm SUNDAYY 11am-8pm

Mon - Fri Lunch Saturday Lunch Sunday Brunch Daily Dinner

10% OFF

Hong Kong Dim Sum & Regular Menu Items

Chinese Chicken Salad Rainbow Tofu Soup Crispy Hong Kong Chicken Pepper Salt Shrimp Orange Pork Chop Sea Bass with Mixed Vegetable Minute Chicken Cake Noodle Steamed Rice

Must present coupon Expires 10/31/10 Excludes set menu; Not to combined with any other offers.

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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Restaurant Suntory

Sumo Ramen

Tanaka of Tokyo

Royal Hawaiian Shpg Cntr 3rd Flr. 922-5511

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

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

Sansei Seafood Restaurant Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort 2552 Kalakaua Ave, 931-6286

WHERE TO DINE KOREAN Frog House Restaurant 1604 Kalakaua Ave. 951-9370

Orine Sarang Chae 905-A Keeaumoku St. 955-0646

Sushi Company

Sekiya’s Restaurant & Delicatessen

1111 McCully Street 947-5411

Ton Ton Ramen

Sushi Ichiban

95-050 Farrington Hwy, Waipahu 677-5388

3579 Waialae Ave. 737-8820

2746 Kaimuki Avenue 732-1656

Yakiniku Million 626 Sheridan St. 596-0799

Signature dishes offered as Daily Specials Prepared by Renown Executive Chef DAVID YAMAMOTO Mini Okinawan Sweet Potato & Kalua Pork Cakes

Ricotta Stuffed Chicken

RESTAURANT

237 KALIHI ST.

Dinner Daily from 5pm 949 Kapahulu Avenue

ph 845-0320 fax 842-4273

732-7666

Soft Shell Crab Alfredo

DINE IN – TAKE-OUT

kahaistreet-kitchen.com

Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center, 3rd Floor

(corner of Kapahulu and Kaimuki Ave.)

(Corner of Kahai and Kalihi)

Catering from casual to exquisite events

SUNTORY restaurantsuntory.com

922-5511

FRESH  SIMPLE  AFFORDABLE  BYOB

Try Our Famous OXTAIL SOUP! Customer Favorites: Saimin • BBQ Stick • Ahi Nitsuke Corned Beef Hash Tempura Marinated Fried Chicken

www.thefatgreek.net 941-2835 • 1936 S. King St. Local Japanese Style Dining Dinner 5-Midnight • Late Pupus 10-2am KIDS EAT FREE

FREE ENTREE ON YOUR B-DAY!

*

BIRTHDAY PERSON w/ Valid ID & 2 ADULT (guests) to qualify. FREE ENTREE (up to $19 value).

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

Fresh Broiled Salmon

MONDAY & TUESDAY KIDS - Ages 2 to 7 years old. 1 Child per Adult

SEKIYA’S RESTAURANT & DELICATESSEN

with Mediterranean Sauces, Waikiki & od Basmati Rice, Pita Bread Fo Ala Moana tio and Greek Salad. Court Loca onns So ! ng mi Co BYOB (no corkage fee)

Serving Hawaii for 75 Years!

2746 Kaimuki Ave

732-1656

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

ACROSS KAIMUKI H.S.

Flavor of the Month

11AM-3PM |

8.50 include tax

$

Featured Items Available Only At Million

Peanut Butter

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

ÆChicken Breast Bi Bim Naeng-Myun

Peanut Butter Cream Pie

Valid October 8-17, 2010

Peanut Butter Roll

Offer valid for select items at Kenny’s or Hawaiian BBQ. Cannot be combined with any other discounts

841-0931

841-3733 922-3333 Catering

Kam Shopping Center Open 6am Daily

Hawaiian BBQ

Royal Haw’n Shp’g Ctr

k e n n y s h a wa i i . c o m

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YAKINIKU

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

NEW HOURS: MON-SUN 11AM-12 MIDNIGHT 2 0 1 0

Peanut Butter & Jelly Ultimate Donut

Chicken Breast Mul-Naeng-Myun Since 1989

Peanut Butter Cream Puff

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

Peanut Butter & Guava Jam Coffee Cake Square Peanut Butter Mahina Pie


WHERE TO DINE MEXICAN

PACIFIC RIM

11th Avenue Mexitlan Grill

3660 Waialae Ave.

El Charro Mexicano Aiea Restaurant 99-115 Aiea Heights Drive 488-9727

OKAZUYA

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

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

Pho Kitchen 2919 Kapiolani Blvd. 735-8488

YOGURT

Souvaly Thai Cuisine

Yogen Fr u¨ z

803 Kam Hwy. 455-5888

1102 Fort Street Mall Windward Mall

Delicatessen & Catering

ALL DIM SUM

Special Menu for10

Party Rooms for up to 450

Bangkok Chef

Shabu Shabu Bankok

No credit cards accepted for special menu

629 Keeaumoku St. 953-2340

THAI

2169 Kalia Rd., Outrigger Reef Hotel 923-2277

2710 S. King St. 946-2073

149

Green Papaya

The Ocean House Restaurant

Fukuya Delicatessen & Catering

$

1518 Makaloa St. 942-5008

3660 on the Rise

1137 11th Avenue, Kaimuki (11th Avenue Atrium) 737-5678

VIETNAMESE

Hot Pot Shabu Shabu

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

521-8268

Keeaumoku by Wal-Mart 946-5696

7AM-2PM

From Bentos to Banquets & Picnics to Potlucks…

We have a menu for you!

(KOZO)

Deli Hours: Wed-Sun 6am-2pm After hours catering available One coupon per order. Cannot be combined with other offers. Expires 10/31/10

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

*Must present coupon. Not to be combined with any other offer.

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

10% OFF KA

MA’AINA & MILITARY DISC OUNT EVERYDAY

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

BYOB • www.MonsoonIndiaOahu.com • 941-5111

• Fall HOT Kama’aina Special Includes: $89 Room Rate, Internet, Local Calls, and Parking

• Fall Savings Package • Free Days in Paradise • Fall Fun Package

Eligible guests can share their benefit by sponsoring friends and family. For details and eligibility, please call 955-0555 or visit www.halekoa.com.

Breakfast

7 a.m. - 11 a.m. The Hale Koa Hotel welcomes active and retired military personnel, current and retired Department of Defense civilian employees, Reserve and National Guard members, dependents and sponsored guests.

Dinner

5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Free Parking Subject to Availability 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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tableside

Left: May Yiu (stirring up some heat in the kitchen) Inset: Osso Bucco Milanese: Beef Osso Bucco braised in Roma tomato, fresh vegetables and herbs, rich and aromatic sauce, choice of rice or spaghetti (choice “g” in the menu)

tableside @ Kit n Kitchen S

e rving up the best in Euro-Asian cuisine, Kit and May Yiu opened the doors to Kit n Kitchen in 2001. Since then customers have been enjoying menu favorites, including many of the chef’s specials such as Pepper Lamb and Grilled Beef Chimichurri. The restaurant is open daily from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 5 to 10 p.m. Call 942-7622.

1 | Kelsy Kam, Doris Tsuda, George Tsuda (regular customers) 2 | Ron Ibaraki, Clint Ibaraki, Millie Ibaraki (longtime customers) 3 | Noah Tanioka-Abelardo, Bianca Asato 4 | Vel Zhereva, Qi Zeng, Sishi Yang (Bulgaria and China) 5 | Michael Marr, Thuy Marr, Marie Sabado, Michelle Marr 6 | Gwen Honma, Betty Honma, Kathy Honma, Greg Honma 7 | Franzi Maciej, He Wang, Carrie Zheng, Lulu Ji (from Germany and China)

Photos by Leah Friel

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Hawaii Dining Out 10 October 2010