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Assistant manager Janice Lono and executive chef Eric Goodhew enjoy a bit of heaven in Kincaid’s signature dishes, which include, clockwise from top, Seafood Etouffee, Grilled Ahi with Mango Rice Cake, Grilled Garlic-Herb Lamb Chops and Braised Boneless Chuck Short Ribs.

With a varied menu that’s suitable for any occasion, Kincaid’s remains the restaurant of choice for Hawaii’s diners. See page 4 | Leah Friel photo

ALSO: Know your noodle | 2 Wailana spreads a bit of ‘Aloha’ with specials | 6 Filling up on Pho-fulous soup at Pho Kitchen | 10


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ust one minute can change everything, especially when my hunger is concerned! This week, I didn't waste any time in satisfying my intense craving for the one and only minute chicken cake noodle. Sure, it’s obvious that I love food, but also know that I’m nuts for noodles! So, being that there are 60 minutes in an hour and 1,440 minutes in a day, there was plenty of time for me to seek out the perfect cake noodle paired with tender morsels of minute chicken swimming in gravy goodness — and I must admit, minute chicken cake noodle is one of the best local masterpieces yet! With this said, I ventured out to some

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Jade Dynasty Seafood Restaurant Let's face it, it’s evident that there are many stresses upon us each and every day, and sometimes we just need to take a break and spoil ourselves with comforting cuisine. With that, my first stop was at Jade Dynasty Seafood Restaurant, conveniently located at Ala Moana Center’s Hookipa Terrace. As soon as I set foot inside this 8,250-square-foot upscale restaurant, where sparkling chandeliers hang from the ceiling, manager Gary Lam escorted me to a private dining area and presented me with the restaurant’s outstandingly delicious Minute Chicken Cake Noodle. Priced at $13.95, Jade Dynasty’s Minute Chicken Cake Noodle is surprisingly not listed on the menu, but

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that doesn’t stop customers, including myself, from requesting it. There’s no doubt that this noodle dish is in high demand. “Of course, we can meet the requests of diners, it’s easy to do,” Lam says. “Minute chicken cake noodle is an island favorite.” The noodles are cooked to perfection and topped with flavorful pieces of chicken and fresh choy sum. “We pan-fry the noodles first and then sautee the chicken with garlic cloves, sliced green onions and a bit of oyster sauce.” It’s quite possible to say that minute chicken cake noodle is not the most decadent of dishes, but simplicity is key, as each forkful (or chopsticks) of noodle also signifies long life and good luck. Add to that the most tender of chicken and a nice portion of greens, and you’re in for a treat! All entrees at Jade Dynasty are recommended to share family-style, but when it’s minute chicken cake noodle we’re talking about, you can leave it to me to slurp up every last noodle and every drop of gravy. Jade Dynasty Seafood Restaurant Ala Moana Center, 1450 Ala Moana Blvd. #4220 947.8818

Hee Hing Restaurant This family-owned and operated establishment has welcomed diners since 1984 and is highly regarded for its renowned local Chinese cuisine. When I think of Hee Hing, comfort food is the first thing that comes to mind. Having – See page 16

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CELEBRATING AMERICAN CLASSICS STORY BY ALANA FOLEN :: PHOTOS BY LEAH FRIEL

raving authentic American favorites, with remarkable surf and turf selections to match? Kincaid’s presents guests with a dining experience that remains unsurpassed. This classic American grill was founded close to 30 years ago, and with various locations nationwide, including establishments in Phoenix, Ariz.; Redondo Beach, Calif.; Norfolk, Va. and here in the Islands, Kincaid’s has become a part of many family traditions.

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Assistant manager Janice Lono and executive chef Eric Goodhew enjoy a bit of heaven in Kincaid’s signature dishes, which include, clockwise from top, Seafood Etouffee, Grilled Ahi with Mango Rice Cake, Grilled Garlic-Herb Lamb Chops and Braised Boneless Chuck Short Ribs.

With a varied menu that’s suitable for any occasion, Kincaid’s remains the restaurant of choice for Hawaii’s diners. See page 4 | Leah Friel photo

ALSO: Know your noodle | 2 Wailana spreads a bit of ‘Aloha’ with specials | 6 Filling up on Pho-fulous noodle soup at Pho Kitchen | 10

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KINCAID’S Where: Ward Warehouse, 1050 Ala Moana Blvd. Call: 591.2005 Hours: Open daily 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (lunch) 4-10 p.m. (dinner) Note: Happy Hour times in story

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Dining Out recently caught up with Kincaid’s Hawaii executive chef Eric Goodhew and assistant manager Janice Lono at its Ward Warehouse location. There, we sat in the large, yet intimate dining room, punctuated by hardwood accents and a full bar, to discuss the journey of this premier family establishment and the amazing cuisine that entices palates from all over the world on a daily basis. DO: In this day and age, it’s exciting that Kincaid’s has been able to survive in the market for as long as it has. Restaurants Unlimited Inc. owns Kincaid’s, but you folks, along with general manager Jennifer Hoss and the rest of the Kincaid’s Hawaii ohana, have been able to make this establishment a household name for many Hawaii residents. What do you offer your clientele? Goodhew: We specialize in American cuisine and we have a great deal of favorites on our menu. We even have grits from the South and we have very nice USDA primeaged steaks from the Midwest. We do use a lot of local products as well — local produce and local breads made right here on Oahu — seafood and fresh fish. For example, we obtain our fresh ahi, opakapaka and

opah from Oahu and the Big Island. We also take pride in our New Bedford Bay scallops, in addition to Canadian Maine lobster. We offer a bit of everything. I think we’re known as the place to be when it comes to celebrations and other special occasions. A lot of people come here to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, and during the holidays we’re definitely booked with a lot of large parties — it’s a busy time for us! Lono: Reservations are highly recommended whenever you dine here. DO: That’s fantastic! What are some signature items here? Goodhew: Signature items include our Grilled Garlic Herb Lamb Chops ($16.50) complete with silky mashed potatoes; Braised Boneless Chuck Short Ribs ($23.50), that’s 24-hour red wine marinated and served with roasted wild mushrooms, silky Yukon potatoes, herb grenolata and natural jus. Those with an affinity to seafood should take note of our Seafood Etouffee ($29), consisting of jumbo scallops, black tiger prawns, fresh mussels, clams, andouille sausage, braised greens and cheese grits. Lono: I’d also definitely recommend the Rock Salt Roasted Prime Rib ($39). It's really, really good! Goodhew: Yes, it's slow-cooked

for three-and-a-half hours, rock saltencrusted and then cooked for another three-and-a-half hours. When it’s taken out of the oven we trim the fat and then re-crust it with an herb crust. It’s then finally served with fresh au jus and horseradish, silky mashed potatoes and brocollini. It’s available for dinnertime only. Lono: For dessert, I’d recommend the Crème Brulee and Key Lime Pie. DO: Divine cuisine is a given here. What is something unique about the restaurant that people would be surprised to know? Lono: Possibly that our Happy Hour is really great. It’s longer than a lot of other bars and restaurants. Happy Hour is from 3 to 7 p.m. and again from 9 p.m. to closing. We always garner a good crowd for Happy Hour and during lunchtime we have a lot of businesspeople dine here. Goodhew: Yes, if people are in a hurry, especially during lunchtime, we do offer lunches within time constraints. DO: What are some specialties on the Happy Hour menu? Goodhew: Our Fresh Smoked Salmon ($7) is lightly smoked and adorned with capers, preserved lemons and served with a bit of stone ground mustard and cucumber chips. It’s a great seller. Also, we


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1 Chef Eric shows off his talents in the kitchen. 2 Grilled Ahi with Mango Rice Cake ($22 lunch, $25 dinner 3 Fresh Smoked Salmon ($7) 4 Seafood Etouffee ($29) 5 Grilled Garlic-Herb Lamb Chops ($16.50)

have our Seasonal Oysters ($7.50), featuring West Coast oysters, usually from Evening Cove, and that’s served with a red wine mignonette sauce and our original cocktail sauce. We have $4 drink specials as well, showcasing drinks like Green Apple Drop, Cranberry Mojito, Pomegranate Margarita, Sycamore Lane Cabernet Sauvignon, Sycamore Lane Chardonnay and all draft beers. DO: Kincaid’s also has an expansive bar that's great for Happy Hour or just hanging out with friends. Do you folks offer wine pairings as well? Lono: Wine pairings aren’t depicted on the menu, but our servers are knowledgable and have attended classes and have participated in wine tours — so they are very wellequipped at suggesting wines for our guests. DO: Kincaid’s has a nationwide menu, but is there anything special on the menu that is specific to Hawaii? Goodhew: We do run a Fresh menu where we implement our local fish and other local items. A favorite off that menu is the Grilled Ahi with Mango Rice Cake ($22 lunch, $25 dinner) served with a mango-wasabilemon vinaigrette and cilantro salad. Other items off the Fresh menu worth trying are the Asiago-Almond Crusted Mahi Mahi and Seared Opakapaka with Thai Curry Sauce, to name a few. We’re also pushing to get a larger local section on our menu — that local feel is important to us. DO: How often does the company add new items on the menu? Goodhew: We actually rolled out a new menu last September, but we just recently revised it again. For instance, the Braised Boneless

Chuck Short Ribs is a new item that we brought in. The Sides & Small Plates section of the menu also is a new section that we implemented to the menu where you can find our Grilled Garlic-Herb Lamb Chops, Chili-Smoked Tiger Prawns, Smoked Sirloin Chateau, Crispy Asparagus and more. Some seafood items are new, such as our fresh clams, mussels and scallops. DO: Chef Eric, it’s clear that you love what you do. What’s your culinary background? Goodhew: Well, I’ve been in the business for about 15 years — eight of them with Restaurants Unlimited Inc. I did get my schooling at the Art Institute of Seattle and started as a pantry cook with Restaurants Unlimited Inc. Since then I’ve been able to work my way through the company, and I've been with Kincaid’s Hawaii for almost two years now — it's been great! DO: As a chef, what do you think you personally bring to Kincaid’s? Goodhew: I love the ingredients of the Pacific Rim, and I love to incorporate the ingredients and influences of Hawaii, including the fresh fruits and vegetables that we do get here, and the fresh fish as well — I really like the fresh fish.

and luxury vacations. And just in recent periods we’ve had more than 2,000 people register for this card. What’s exciting is from now until Sept. 20 patrons will earn double points when they come in to dine with us. It’s a great deal and it’s absolutely free to sign up.

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DO: Kincaid’s has a lot of loyal customers. Would you say you folks cater to mostly locals, or do you have tourists who frequent the restaurant as well? Goodhew: We actually have a good mix of both. Of course we have the local crowd, but then we have those who visit the island once or twice a year and they still enjoy coming to Kincaid’s. Kincaid’s loyal customers will find us wherever we are in the U.S. DO: What's your vision for Kincaid’s in the next 10 years? Lono: To still be standing (laughs)! Goodhew: We hope that the great guests that we have right now keep coming back. They are the ones that make this restaurant what it is, by always returning to enjoy our food and drink!

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DO: Besides the delicious food and drink, what can diners look forward to here? Lono: Well, we do have our Eat, Drink and Earn Club Card that we offer to our patrons. It’s a free card that enables you to earn one point for every $1 you spend at the restaurant and all other Restaurants Unlimited Inc. establishments. Points can then be redeemed for dining credits, restaurant gift cards, VISA gift cards

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Wailana Coffee House feeds all your cravings anytime By Alana Folen

resh off of filming its Hawaii Five-0 debut, Wailana Coffee House is gearing up for Aloha Week festivities. On Friday and Saturday, this iconic Waikiki eatery will offer its annual Aloha Week specials, showcasing complete meals offered from 11 a.m. to midnight. “Lots of locals and tourists come into Waikiki for the Aloha Week parade on Saturday (Sept. 24) and then come to Wailana to eat,” says general manager Kenton Tom. “We don't normally serve a lot of Hawaiian food, but in honor of Aloha Week, this week you’ll find a variety of Hawaiian favorites on the menu.” According to Tom, the Hawaiian

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Luau Dinner ($15.95) is a best-seller and even includes a fresh serving of poi to satisfy that Hawaiian craving. Other Aloha Week specialties include Hibachi Chicken & Shrimp Kabobs ($14.50) and Teriyaki Striploin Steak ($14.95) — all entrees include Wailana's allyou-can-eat salad bar and coffee, tea or soft drink. The Portuguese Sweet Bread Combo ($9.50) is a popular Aloha Week breakfast special as well. What’s more is that this go-to local hangout is open at all hours, expect for Tuesday when it closes at 10 p.m. and opens again at 6 a.m. Wednesday. And when Aloha Week is over, diners can continue to enjoy Wailana’s signature

Wailana Coffee House Where: 1860 Ala Moana Blvd.

Cuisine filled with Aloha Wailana Coffee House offers patrons fantastic local delights at all hours of the day and night.

Hibachi Chicken & Shrimp Kabobs ($14.50) This Aloha Week special presents diners with a breast of chicken infused with fresh ginger, shoyu and a delicious smoked hickory flavor. It’s also served with savory shrimp kabobs skewered with a medley of fresh vegetables, including mushrooms, tomatoes, onions and bell peppers.

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favorites such as Kal-bi Short Ribs and Fried Rice ($11.95) and Teriyaki Chicken and Baked Potato ($10.10), among others. Diners also may choose to pair their entrees with items from the salad bar, soup or fruit cocktail.

Kal-bi Short Ribs and Fried Rice ($11.95) This entree consists of three slices of mouthwatering, marinated Kal-bi, a scoop of fried rice, mixed veggies and unlimited access to the all-you-can-eat salad bar. “The Kal-bi is marinated in our special sauce with lemon, garlic, shoyu, ginger and sesame seed oil — it’s great and the meat is so tender,” Tom says. You can also substitute the fried rice with baked potato, rice or french fries.

Teriyaki Chicken and Baked Potato ($10.10) This dish features tender pieces of marinated chicken, with a choice of baked potato, fried rice, rice or french fries. “We marinate the chicken overnight, broil it and top it with our secret sauce,” Tom says.

1 Teriyaki Chicken and Baked Potato ($10.10) 2 Kal-bi Short Ribs and Fried Rice ($11.95) 3 Hibachi Chicken & Shrimp Kabobs ($14.50) Leah Friel photos

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lthough Indian cuisine is believed to have the hottest dishes in the culinary world, when it comes to the entrees at Monsoon India, manager Carolyn Pinho wants to set the record straight — the eatery’s name has nothing to do with the level of spice in one’s meal. “Owner Hari Reddy wanted to equate the monsoon season with this restaurant because it’s a time of replenishment during the hot season,” Pinho explains. “We start everything off with mild (spices) and people can ask us to go hotter.” When it comes to the cuisine at Monsoon India, customers will find

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dishes bursting with spices characteristic of Indian cuisine. Last August, Reddy purchased the eatery, formerly Bombay Indian Restaurant, on the second level of Discovery Bay Center in Waikiki. Although it has a new name and owner, the Indian restaurant continues to provide its customers with authentic Indian flavors. The cuisine at Monsoon India reflects the Punjabi region, or northern India, especially through its menu. “The menu (now) is more extensive,” Pinho says. “We offer more of the curries than the previous menu offered. (In the Kihei and Lahaina locations on Maui), Mr. Reddy offers beef, crab and scallops; we don’t offer those items here. We have lamb, chicken, shrimp and fish … those are the meat items we have, as well as an expanse of vege-

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tarian cuisine. We accommodate different religious cuisine or culinary restrictions because we make all our meals fresh.” When it comes to the restaurant’s most popular dish, Pinho describes the Chicken Tikka Masala ($17.95). “Chicken Tikka Masala is the most popular dish in any Indian restaurant,” she emphasizes. “It’s a tomato cream sauce with Indian spices like cardamom and cloves with chicken tikka, or white, boneless breast meat.” Other popular entrees include the Monsoon Kabob ($19.95) — chicken tikka, chicken malai kababs, lamb tikka, beef shish kabobs and jumbo prawns — and the Tandoori Chicken on Bone ($17.95). “The Monsoon Kabob is a sampler platter, and the Tandoori Chicken comes off our tandoor


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5 (cylindrical clay oven),” Pinho says. “We cook it and put it atop a bed of sautéed onions.” Samosas (appetizers) also are popular among customers. The Meat Samosa ($7.95) contains a spiced minced turkey and pea filling, while the Vegetable Samosa ($6.95) features a lightly spiced potato and pea filling. To conclude the meal, Monsoon India offers its customers a variety of desserts. “We have Gulab Jamun ($5.95), or homemade doughnut balls, made with evaporated milk and soaked in honey syrup with pistachios on top,” Pinho says. “We also have Gajar Halwa ($5.95) — carrot pudding, or ground carrot, cooked in milk mixed with cream and nuts. We also have Rasmalai ($5.95), an Indian cheesecake — patties of Paneer cheese soaked in Malai

(clotted cream), flavored with cardamom and pistachios.” As the only Indian restaurant located in Waikiki proper, Pinho says that the eatery caters to Indian clientele. However, Monsoon India strives to promote its cuisine to locals as well, especially families. “It’s exotic, but Monsoon India is a family restaurant, first and foremost,” Pinho says. “I would encourage people to bring their children to try the food.” Pinho also notes that Monsoon India is unique because of its BYOB regulation, in which customers can bring their own spirits and no corkage fee is charged. Kamaaina and military members also enjoy 10 percent off discounts regularly, while those celebrating birthdays and seniors ages 55 and older receive a 15 percent discount. Although Monsoon India provides

its clientele with dine in and takeout options, the eatery is planning to expand the latter. “We are looking to expand our takeout into a lunchtime delivery service for the downtown area,” Pino says. “We offer takeout from 5 to 7 p.m. and 9-10 p.m., because 7-9 p.m. are our peak hours.” Further changes include revamping the restaurant’s lunch menu, which is the dinner menu with a 15 percent discount. These changes will take place after the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) convention Nov. 12-13, according to Pinho, who recommends that customers make reservations especially during that time. “We’re going to have a lot of private parties,” she says. “During APEC and leading into the holidays, it’s going to be very busy.”

1 Garlic Naan ($3.95) 2 Monsoon Kabob ($19.95) 3 Gajar Halwa ($5.95) 4 Chef Anwar Mia with Monsoon India’s alluring creations. 5 An assortment of delicious cuisine available at Monsoon India, including Vegetable Samosa, Monsoon Kabob, Chicken Tikka Masala and Tandori Chicken. 6 Chicken Tikka Masala ($17.95)

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ho first.” Restaurant owner Alex Chong succinctly describes the vision and specialty of Pho Kitchen, an eatery located in Market City Shopping Center that he owns with his wife, Sandy Lin. “We have a lot of things that relate to pho,” Chong says of Pho Kitchen, which opened last year on June 21. “Because we’ve been here for one year now, we’ve learned a lot … we like to try new dishes and we’re creative with them.” Indeed, the eatery’s menu items include a variety of pho entrées. Although pho is typically a Vietnamese vegetable soup with a chicken stock base, Pho Kitchen offers its customers a plethora of choices. The Beef Combination Pho ($9.25), Chicken Pho ($8.25), Lion Head Meat Balls Pho ($10.95) and Tofu & Veggie Pho ($8.50) are all frequently requested. The beef broth-based pho is topped with green onions, round onions and Chinese parsley, and is served with basil, lemon and bean sprouts. Pho Kitchen’s signature dish, however, is the Wonton Pho ($8.25). The Wonton Pho is the result of simply combining pho and wonton together. “Other people usually use the wonton noodle (in their dishes), but we try to make ours different,” Chong explains. “We are the first ones to have this type of pho. We try to make pho in new ways

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instead of traditional ways, and all of our ingredients are fresh and healthy.” Besides pho, other menu favorites include the Crab Meat Noodle Soup ($11.95), Chive Dumpling ($4.75), Pork Loco Moco with Vermicelli ($8.95) and Spicy Wonton ($4.75). Chong and Lin strive to keep the price range affordable for their clientele through monthly specials. For the month of September, the special is Oxtail Pho, normally $13.95. “For this month’s special, you buy one Oxtail Pho and get the other 50 percent off,” Chong says. “(At Pho Kitchen,) the average price per customer is about $8.75.” The restaurant’s various rice plate combos are also daily specials, according to Chong. “We offer four different kinds of rice plates for people to choose from at $9.95,” he says. “They are Spicy Lemongrass Chicken, Minute Chicken, Garlic Chicken and Mapo Tofu. These plates are served

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drink and rice.” The menu at Pho Kitchen is constantly changing with new additions, creations conceived from the owners’ ideas and customer feedback. Chong and Lin always welcome customer input, as it often gives them ideas and suggestions for future menu items. The couple always has ideas for new entrees and strive to be innovative with their menu items. “Soon, we’re going to add Pig’s Feet Pho ($12.95) to our menu,” Lin says. “It includes ingredients like pig’s feet, pho, onions, green onions, raw peanut, mushrooms, carrots and ginger. The dish is garnished with green onions, Chinese parsley and a small dish of grated ginger and soy sauce. The Pig’s Feet Pho will be next month’s special.” Chong explains that, while they try to use Vietnamese original recipes

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for their dishes, they adapt the dishes to include local flavors to please the palates of their clientele. An example of this effort to satisfy local tastes is the upcoming Pork Loco Moco and Aloha Fried Rice entrée. “We try to make it ‘Hawaii-style,’” Chong emphasizes. “Fried rice is fried rice, but we’ll add two very popular items that most people like when they come to Hawaii — Spam and pineapple.” Not only is Pho Kitchen’s dine-in menu expanding, but the restaurant will soon provide a breakfast menu for its customers. “From October, we’re going to open for breakfast,” Chong confirms. “We’ll open at 8 a.m. every day and close at 10 p.m., except for Wednesdays and Sundays, when we close at 9 p.m.” “Our breakfast menu will include items like a Seafood Pancake ($8.50) and a Dim Sum Platter with Pho,” Lin adds. In addition to its menu changes, Pho Kitchen will soon open its second location in Waikiki’s Eaton Square Plaza at 438 Hobron Lane. “(The second location will be) a little smaller and the menu will be a little different,” Chong says. “We’re going to try to open that location on Oct. 1.”

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New menu, creations on the beach cean House Restaurant offers a fine dining experience with a stunning view to match. Located right on the beach in Waikiki, Ocean House is the perfect place to grab a Neptune Omelet ($16), Eggs Benedict ($14) or Granola and Fresh Fruit ($11) for breakfast before heading out for a day in the water. Or, come by for dinner to enjoy dishes like the Macadamia Nut Crusted Mahi Mahi ($32.50) Grilled Teriyaki Ahi Steam ($31.50) or the Seafood Lau Lau ($31.50), which includes Mahi Mahi, shrimp, scallops, laua leaf and Molokai sweet potato. Early diners can enjoy the Lite Cut prime rib for $19.95 from 5 to 6 p.m. nightly. According to Peter “P.J.” Dietrich, Ocean House’s dining room manager, the prime rib dishes, which also include The Ocean House Cut ($32.50) and Blackened Prime Rib ($34.50) among others, are some of the restaurant’s most popular items. All are served with traditional English peas, creamy horseradish and Maui onion mashed potatoes. Ocean House’s creative chefs ensure that the menu is filled with innovative treats each night. “We have nightly specials depending on what the chefs create,” explains Dietrich. “Lately we have been doing a Marinated Grilled Opah

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Hours: Breakfast, 7–11 a.m.; Dinner 5–10 p.m., daily

1 Guests are greeted with a majestic oceanfront view with each dining experience. 2 Kurobuta Pork Chop ($29.50) 3 Sizzling Ahi Carpaccio ($14.50) 4 Vegetable Mixed Grill ($24.50) Leah Friel photos

with some creative sauce. We had a really interesting one the other night — it was a macadamia nut, pear and apple cream sauce.” Dietrich also says that the nightly specials depend on what is in season, as Ocean House tries to make good use of what is seasonally available, as well as fresh, local ingredients from around the island. “We are using island-caught fish — opah and tuna — when available. We also use greens from local farms,” he says. “We just want to use the freshest products possible … and we like to support our community. Island waters bring about

the best flavors and best fish around.” In addition to its dedication to using seasonal and local food, Ocean House also has recently unveiled its newest creation — a gluten-free menu. These items include the Vegetable Mixed Grill ($24.50), which mixes portabello mushrooms, zucchini, eggplant and red onion together — all marinated in garlic, olive oil and balsamic vinegar, served with

jasmine rice. Another is the Kurobuta Pork Chop ($29.50), which is topped with pineapple and apple chutney, served with Maui onion mashed potatoes. Or try the Sizzling Ahi Carpaccio ($14.50), garnished with Hawaiian salt, Togarashi, Maui onions and radish sprouts, and drizzled in sesame peanut oil. Other gluten-free items include appetizers Spare Ribs Kahala ($11.50) and Island Style Sashimi ($13.50). Also new for Ocean House will be a new selection of specialty wines, which starts Oct. 1. And as the weather begins to cool down, Ocean House chefs will begin working on hearty dishes for the winter season.

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Canton Seafood Restaurant

anton Seafood Restaurant offers an impressive array of Chinese dishes for lunch and dinner daily. The vast menu includes options such as Deep Fried Tofu ($8.99), Boneless Chicken with Cashew Nut ($9.99), Shrimp with Vegetable ($10.99), Tangerine Crispy Beef ($10.99) and Seafood Fried Noodle ($8.99). And, right now, you can get the House Crispy Chicken (half) for just $4.99. Lunch specials, served from 10 a.m. to 2

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p.m., include lunch plates including the Seabass Filet with Sweet & Sour Sauce for $7.99 and Chicken with Black Bean Sauce for $6.99. The Keeaumoku Street venue also is the perfect place to come for a family night, which is what recently brought Rose and Bonifacio Fogaragon and their children to Canton Seafood. It was the family’s first time there, but with Canton’s quality cuisine and friendly service, they say they

are likely to return. Rose: “We got the Fried Rice ($7.99), the House Crispy Chicken ($4.99 for half). It was a good atmosphere, and the service was good.” Bonifacio: “And we had the Pork Chop with Salt & Pepper ($9.95) and the House Chicken ($15.95 for half). It was all good, and the portions were a good size.” Bryant: “The chicken was very juicy.”

Canton Seafood Restaurant Where: 923 Keeaumoku St.

Call: 955.3388

Hours: 10 a.m.-midnight, daily.

Bryant, Bonifacio, Bonifacio III, Rose and Jessica Fogaragon Christina O’Connor photo

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Tee up good times at Ige’s

Ige’s Restaurant & 19th Puka Where: 98-761 Oihana Place, Aiea

Call:

486.3500

Website: IgesRestaurant.com Hours: Monday -Saturday, 5-9 p.m.; lounge opens at 3 p.m. Closed Sundays for private parties.

(clockwise, from left) Collopop's Crab Cakes ($12.99), Lechon Kawali ($10.99) and Calamari Steak Strips ($9.99) Lawrence Tabudlo photo

olfers know that an ice-cold beverage and satisfying meal following a round on the links makes for a perfect combination. Whether lamenting a rough outing, or recounting superb shots that get better and better with each round of brews, gathering at the “19th Hole” has become a necessary golfing tradition. Therein lies the motivation behind Ige’s Restaurant and 19th Puka lounge in Aiea, just down the road from Pearl Country Club. As owner Ron Ige accounts on the eatery’s website, the premise was born after he and family

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members would routinely gather for drinks and pupus after playing golf. Fortunately for customers, it means a great spot to enjoy ono pupus regardless if one plays golf or not. The Lechon Kawali ($10.99) is a favorite among dedicated diners, and offers crispy pork belly specially cooked along with tomatoes, onions, shoyu and vinegar. Customers also come back for Collopop’s Crab Cakes ($12.99), made with real pieces of juicy crab, water chestnuts, onions and celery and served with a sweet chili aioli. Sticking

with seafood, the Calamari Steak Strips ($9.99) feature freshly breaded calamari served with a homemade cocktail sauce. Stop by Ige’s and take advantage of Happy Hour all day Mondays, and Tuesday through Thursday from 3 to 7 p.m. Enjoy $1 off bottled and draft beers, and order up a pitcher of domestic or imported beer for $13 and $16.75, respectively. Ige’s also offers live entertainment throughout the week, and hosts live University of Hawaii football broadcasts throughout the season.

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Shaking things up at Shakey’s Shakey’s Pizza Parlor Where: Waipahu Town Center 94-060 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu Call: 677.1919 Hours: Sunday–Thursday, 11 a.m.–10 p.m.; Friday–Saturday, 11 a.m.–11 p.m.

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hakey’s Pizza Parlor, a restaurant with a long history of pizza making, is the best place to find all kinds of specialty pizzas, chicken wings and more. Back in the day, this nationwide chain had four locations on Oahu, all of which sadly closed more than 30 years ago. Last year, franchise owner Brad Vandeman decided it would be great to bring Shakey’s back to the islands and opened an establishment in Waipahu Town Center.

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1 Mojo Supreme ($9.99) 2 Mojo Supreme Pizza (small $10.49, medium $17.49, large $22.99) 3 Mojo Supreme ($9.99) and pizza too. Lawrence Tabudlo photos

his Shakey’s shirt often becomes an invitation for people to stop him and express their excitement to revisit the tastes of their childhoods. “People grew up with us and they just love it.� Now, the restaurant is ready to shake things up with its promotional pizza. Starting Oct. 10, Shakey’s is debuting its exciting, new Mojo Supreme Pizza, an innovative combination of two dishes the eatery is known for — thin crust pizza and the Mojo Supreme. “The inspiration for the Mojo Supreme ($9.99) is one of our signature items,� says

Kopelow. Shakey’s famous mojos, or crispy sliced potatoes battered and fried to a golden brown perfection, serve as the base for this dish. Then flavorful nachoinspired toppings such as melted Cheddar, mozzarella cheese, crispy bacon, green onions, black olives, salsa and sour cream top it all off. Taking the Mojo Supreme to the next level is what this promotional

pizza is all about. It may be made on Shakey’s popular thin-crust, but the ingredients are piled high on the satisfying Mojo Supreme Pizza. All the same scrumptious flavors are carried over from the Mojo Supreme, along with an additional spicy burst of jalapenos. Between the crust and the mojos, this dish is crispy to the max. Like all of Shakey’s pizzas, it is offered in

small ($10.49), medium ($17.49), or large ($22.99) pan sizes. You also can enjoy the nacho style pizza on Shakey’s thicker pan dough for $1 extra. “We spent quite a while trying to get it just right,� Kopelow explains. So make sure you take advantage of this limited time offer, not to mention the fun-filled game room to complete your Shakey’s experience.

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Monday–Saturday, lunch 11 a.m.-2 p..m. dinner 5-10 p.m.; Sunday, dinner 5-10 p.m.

1&2 Kobe Set A ($34.95) Nathalie Walker photos

habu Shabu House offers healthy Japanese cooking in the most traditional manner. The restaurant combines the frothy hot pot-style of cooking with fine, quality Kobe beef for a meal that isn’t short of spectacular and reasonably priced. For $34.95, Shabu Shabu House’s Kobe Set A meal combines tender, choice slices 1 of Kobe-style washugyu beef with succulent prawn shrimp. “Kobe beef is a very nice meat, I eat it all the time. It is so rich it just melts in your mouth,� says manager Nobuo Kishimoto. Along with the Kobe-style beef and shrimp, the Kobe Set A is accompanie dby hearty side portions of vegetables, including choy sum, udon noodles and Chinese cabbage — as well as house-made gyoza and white or brown rice. Shabu Shabu House also features its three sauces, whisked in-house for its patrons healthy enjoyment. “We have a sesame, a ginger and a ponzu sauce. The ponzu sauce is very traditional in Japan which brings out the citrus and soy — it is very popular,� Kishimoto adds. “Our sauces are house made from fresh ingredients, there are no outside preservatives or chemicals, these are all-natural.� For customers who may just be interested in the Kobe-style beef itself, Shabu Shabu House serves sides of Kobe-style beef for $18.95 for both lunch and dinner. “A lot of people order the Kobe beef because of its name and reputation, and

they know how good it tastes,� says owner Toshimitsu Matsuzaki. Also currently on special are live clams serving for $6.95 per plate.

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4 Hee Hing’s Minute Chicken Cake Noodle ($10.50)

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been raised in a Chinese family, favorites such as minute chicken cake noodle will always remain a staple in my diet. “We’d like to think that we’re the inventor of the cake noodle,” says Hee Hing Restaurant director Michael Lee. “Long ago my grandfather was experimenting with the noodles and it actually caught on, becoming very popular with the locals here.” I’m oodles for noodles of course, but I have to say that cake noodle is my No. 1 pick. In fact, Lee shared with me the secret behind creating the perfect cake noodle. “The art of making cake noodle is a slow process. You can’t rush it, you can’t deep fry it, it just has to be cooked slowly — wok-seared. “The way to know you have a good cake noodle is that it’s crisp with a golden, tender exterior,” Lee explains. “Then as soon as you take your first bite you can hear a crunch, and the noodle becomes very soft and moist.” 1 6 | D I N I N G O U T | S E P T. 1 8 - 2 4 , 2 0 1 1

What sets Hee Hing’s Minute Chicken Cake Noodle ($10.50) apart from the rest is definitely its wok-seared boneless minute chicken, which is marinated with oyster sauce and other special ingredients, and then cut into bite-size pieces. When plated, the chicken and Chinese vegetables (ong choy or choy sum) are placed atop a bed of mouthwatering cake noodle and doused with Hee Hing’s flavorful house gravy and bits of green onion. So, it’s no surprise that this remarkable dish is ranked among the establishment’s top five most-requested items. While this popular entree is five-star cuisine for sure, I couldn't help but wonder why it’s referred to as “minute” chicken. No worries, Lee was quickly able to provide me with the answer. “It's called minute chicken because you basically cook the chicken for less than a minute — the portions are really small, it doesn't take long at all,” he says. Catering a party? Hee Hing can hook you up with takeout platters, as well. And don’t forget about the special menu,

available until the end of the month, featuring minute chicken cake noodle (inquire within). Hee Hing Restaurant 449 Kapahulu Ave. Ste. 101 735.5544

Lung Fung Chinese Restaurant Located at Niu Valley Shopping Center, Lung Fung Chinese Restaurant presents its loyal patrons with a bounty of chop suey-style creations that grace its everexpansive menu. Since opening its doors in East Oahu in 1981, restaurant manager Eddie Ma says loyal diners flock from nearby neighborhoods to feast their palates on authentic Chinese cuisine, along with other local faves. “It’s important that we use quality products here,” Ma states, “along with focusing on old-fashioned Chinese cooking, including dishes like sweet-sour spare ribs, crispy gau gee, lemon chicken, beef broccoli, and minute chicken cake noodle — however, we’re also slowly introducing

new items to the menu.” An oldie, but goodie, Minute Chicken Cake Noodle ($9.95) is a must-have for hungry diners. It features the traditional oyster sauce-based cake noodle topped off with boneless minute chicken and accompanied with healthy ong choy. “I realize that minute chicken cake noodle is a combination of Chinese and local tastes, and before I came to Hawaii, I had never heard of it,” Ma says with a laugh. “We’ll always offer this noodle dish. Everyone knows about minute chicken cake noodle, it's so solid in their minds,” he adds, “but we want to bring along more Hong Kong cuisine, so people can expect that.” Yes, there’s something special about this addicting noodle dish — it has the Xfactor for sure!

Lung Fung Chinese Restaurant Niu Valley Shopping Center 5724 Kalanianaole Hwy. 377-5555 or 377-5566


hinese restaurants are notorious for long menus filled with various noodle, rice, seafood and dim sum dishes. But sometimes eating the same ol’ spring roll or stir fry can become monotonous, even for the most loyal Chinese cuisine die-hard. Luckily, at Lung Fung Chinese Restaurant, customers can look forward to a few new additions to the already extensive menu (more than 120 different items at last count) every week. “I always create at least one new dish a week,” says manager Eddie Ma. “This is a neighborhood business, and most people are return customers, so I want to keep giving people new and different tastes.”

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ung Fung Chinese Restaurant has been a favorite dining out location with the East Honolulu community of Niu Valley and its surrounding neighborhoods for years. But for those unfamiliar with the area, it’s easy to miss this restaurant tucked away in the quaint Niu Valley Shopping Center. However, one step into Lung Fung and it’s clear to see this is no ordinary Chinese restaurant. For starters, the décor is extraordinary, with intricate wood carvings covering the ceiling and grand carved archways welcoming guests to a seat in the spacious dining room. Glass chandeliers shipped in from China cast a warm glow across the room, and on the far end of the floor is an immense mural of a golden dragon and phoenix. “The dragon and phoenix bring good luck in the Chinese culture, so together they are even luckier,” says manager Eddie Ma. “Also,” he adds, “dragon symbolizes the king, and the phoenix is the queen.” Diners will especially feel like royalty at Lung Fung when enjoying dishes that include but are far from limited to Deep-Fried Oyster ($13.95), Crispy Garlic Shrimp ($13.95), Clam with Wine Sauce ($13.95), Honey & Young Ginger Chicken Casserole ($11.95), Smoked Tea Duck with bun ($17.95 half, $35 whole), Minute Chicken ($9.95), Mongolian Beef ($10.95), Sweet Sour Spare Ribs ($9.95), Wo Nam Style Lamb ($11.95), Egg Fu Yung ($9.95), Ginger Fried Rice ($8.95), Soft Gau Gee Noodle ($9.95), House Special Fried Noodle ($11.95), Steamed Manapua ($7.95), and live lobster and crab (seasonal). “Chinese food, there are so many selections, and it’s hard to write everything on one menu,” says Ma, noting the restaurant also offers desserts, several banquet menus and specials that change daily. “We have so many things,” he promises, “and a lot you won’t find any place else!” Lung Fung interior

Steamed Peking Dumplings with spicy shoyu sauce ($8.95) Nathalie Walker photos

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The newest creation to make its way from Ma’s imagination to the kitchen is Steamed Eggplant with Garlic ($10.95). Usually a tricky vegetable to cook, the eggplant in this dish is steamed to perfection and is topped with both fresh and crispy fried garlic. “We have an Eggplant with Garlic Sauce ($10.95), like most other Chinese restaurants do, but we also want to do something a little healthier, so we steam the eggplant and use fresh garlic instead (of the sauce),” Ma explains of the dish not currently found on the menu. “It’s fresh and steamed with the garlic, something different,” he says. Innovation is a key component of many Lung Fung recipes, according to Ma, who quickly brings out a plate of his delectable Steamed Peking Dumplings ($8.95), eight little purses filled with a mixture of shrimp,

pork and chives and served with a spicy house shoyu sauce. “Some people like it crispy, but we make it this way because it’s healthier and we use less oil,” Ma says. Another original Lung Fung dish diners adore is the Salt & Pepper Tofu ($8.95), which, in addition to a heaping pile of golden fried tofu pieces, comes loaded with crispy garlic and red peppers. “Other restaurants use only spicy salt and some pepper, but we make ours different because of the crispy garlic,” Ma says. “It’s so popular.”

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Lung Fung Chinese Restaurant Niu Valley Shopping Center 5724 Kalanianaole Hwy. 377.5555, 377.5566 LungFungHawaii.com Ample free parking available Open 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Sunday

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2752 Woodlawn Dr. Manoa Marketplace 988-4310

Teddy’s Bigger Burger Waikiki • 926-3444 Kailua • 262-0820 Hawaii Kai • 394-9100 Aiea • 486-2167 University • 949-0050 Maui • 661-9111

Dinner Atlantis Seafood & Steak

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2284 Kalakaua Avenue 922-6868

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WHERE TO DINE Panya

Makino Chaya

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Westridge Mall 486-5100

CATERERS 1132 Cafe

Makittii

999 Bishop Street • 526-1777 1132 Bishop St. Ste.131 • 521-1837

2380 Kuhio Ave. 923-2260

CAFE

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Market City Shopping Center 2919 Kapiolani Blvd 735-3888

Ho Ho Chinese Cuisine

Koko Cafe

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590 Farrington Hwy 692-9880

Canton Seafood Restaurant

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WHERE TO DINE Golden Duck 1221 S. King St. 597-8088 4230 Waialae Ave., Kahala 737-7188

Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant

Jade Dynasty Seafood Restaurant

Maple Garden / Yen King

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

909 Isenberg St. 941-6641

new

1113 Smith St. 545-3008

Happy Day Chinese Restaurant

Lung Fung Chinese Restaurant

3553 Waialae Ave. 738-8666

5724 Kalanianaole Hwy. 377-5566

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

FAMILY DINING Bibas

Nice Day Chinese Seafood Restaurant

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

Liliha Square 524-1628

1055 Alakea St. 525-8585

449 Kapahulu Ave. 735-5544

Seafood Village Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa

Kam Shopping Center 1620 N. School Street, #120 847-1234 / 841-8668

Mandalay (The)

Hee Hing Restaurant

946-8833

New Liu’s Chop Suey

Little Villlage Noodle House

111 N. King St. 521-8268

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WHERE TO DINE Fresh Catch 45-1118 Kam Hwy 235-POKE (7653) 3109 Waialae Ave 735-POKE (7653)

Kenny’s Restaurant

Newtown Drive Inn

1620 N. School St. 841-0931

98-330 Kaahele St. 487-3363

I Love Country Cafe

Kenny’s Express Hawaiian BBQ 2nd Floor, Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center 922-9333

885 Queen St. 4725 Bougainville Dr. 783-7901

Star of Honolulu Cruises & Events 1540 South King Street 983-STAR (7827)

Panya Bistro • Bakery • Bar

Tanaka Saimin

Ala Moana Center, Mauka - Mall Level 946-6388

888 N. Nimitz Hwy #103 524-2020

Rainbow Drive Inn

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

Kit N Kitchen 1010 University Avenue 942-7622

Restaurant Epic

September Lunch Specials

1860 Ala Moana Blvd. 955-1764

Waipahu Town Center 94-060 Farrington Hwy., #D3 677-1919

626-5368

739-0993

Wailana Coffee House

Shakey’s Pizza Parlor

3441 Waialae Ave.

3447 Waialae Ave.

1311 N. King St. 847-7697

1131 Nuuanu Ave. 587-7877

Le Cacao Bistro

JJ Bistro & French Pastry

The Old Saimin House

3308 Kanaina Ave. 737-0177

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50% OFF Buy Two Entrees or Buffets Get 3rd one at 50% OFF! Valid Monday thru Friday dinner only. For up to 20 people. Not to be combined with any other offer or discounts. Party Room Available for 20-80 people

NO MSG

Open Daily 10am to 9:30pm FREE Ample Parking @ FHB after hours

Call us at 526-1777

Maple Garden/Yen King

or see the menu at:

909 Isenberg Street • 941-6641 www.MapleGardenHawaii.com

www.1132CAFE.com

SEPTEMBER 28OCTOBER 2, 2011 Banyan Brauhaus Admission $10 (Authentic German Food & Beverage available for purchase)

TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Online at www.halekoa.com

or call 955-9676 25% off admission on Wednesday & Thursday only Mention Promo code MIokt9925 at booking.

Present ad to receive discount based on availability

For complete eligibility visit www.halekoa.com

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WHERE TO DINE Hy’s Steak House

FILIPINO

GREEK

2440 Kuhio Ave. 922-5555

Max’s Of Manila

Greek Marina

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

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

Hilton Hawaiian Village (Rainbow Tower) 2005 Kalia Road 949-4321

580 N. Nimitz Hwy. 545-7979

Ala Moana Center Hookipa Terrace 356-8300

Stage Restaurant 1250 Kapiolani Blvd. 237-5429

Paesano Ristorante

INDIAN

Waimalu Plaza (across Safeway) 98-1277 Kaahumanu St. #119 485-8883 Manoa Marketplace 2752 Woodlawn Dr. 988-5923

Monsoon India Discovery Bay (across Buffalo Wild Wings) 1778 Ala Moana Blvd., Ste 213 941-5112

Waikiki Business Plaza 2270 Kalakaua Ave. 923-3877

Aloha Tower Market Pl. 585-0011

Romanos Macaroni Grill

3040 Waialae Ave. 734-0404 1831 Ala Moana Blvd 941-3444 Ala Moana Food Court 949-2120

Top of Waikiki

Chai’s Island Bistro

1137 11th Ave. 737-1937 2222 S. Beretania St. 941-4400

The Fat Greek

Sam Choy’s BLC

Bali Steak and Seafood

Bella Mia Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

Koko Marina Shopping Center 7192 Kalanianaole Hwy. 396-8441

Restaurant Row 599-3860 Waikiki Beach Walk 440-7910

FINE DINING

ITALIAN

Early Bird $ Special Only

12.95

Weekend Special

Seafood Buffet Fri, Sat, Sun.

10% OFF

Friday & Saturday September 23 & 24, 2011

Purchase of 10+ Dinner Buffets Private Parties Excluded. Exp. 9/30/11

HO HO Chinese Cuisine 590 Farrington Hwy Kapolei Marketplace

11A.M. till Midnight

Manapua Station Open 6am Mon-Sat / 8am Sun

Steamed/Baked Char Siu Pork Hash Half Moon Shrimp Dumpling Rice Cake and More! Specials are valid only with coupon at time of purchase Not to be combined with any other specials or promotions

692-9880

Sauteed Mahi with Lobster Sauce Steak & Shrimp Chicken Alfredo Pasta

922-6868

Free Noodles w/ purchase of one of equal or greater value

Call for Reservations & Information 2284 Kalakaua Ave.

Introduces

Open 7 Days from 11am-10pm

New York Style

Lunch 11am - 4pm Dinner 5pm - 10pm by Chef JJ

SEPTEMBER’S LUNCH & EARLY BIRD SPECIAL

Noodle Choices: Wonton Mein, Saimin, Sichuan Dan Dan Noodles, Old Beijing Zha Jiang Mian, Sichuan Cold Noodles, Char Siu Mein With coupon on Sundays only; one offer per coupon. CASH SALES ONLY. Not valid with any WHILE QUANTITIES LAST. EXPIRES 10/31/11 other promotion or discount.

also… TRY OUR DELICIOUS… Oven Fresh Roast Pork, Char Siu, Roast Duck, Roast Chicken, Fresh Made Dim Sum, Manapua, Pastries

Catering Hotline

783-7901

Ala Moana Shopping Center MAKAI MARKET Windward Mall FOOD COURT www.chinatownexpress-hawaii.com 2 4 | D I N I N G O U T | S E P T. 1 8 - 2 4 , 2 0 1 1

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

@ LE CACAO BISTRO

Hawaiian $ Luau Dinner Teriyaki $ Striploin Steak Hibachi Chicken $ & Shrimp Kebobs

1595 1495 1450

These dinners include Baked or Mashed Potato, French Fries or Rice, Corn on the Cob, & Haupia Pudding. All of the above dinners include our “All You Can Eat” Salad Bar & Coffee, Tea or Soft Drink

Breakfast Special

Portuguese Sweet $ 50 Bread Combo

9

955-1764

Open 24 Hours 1860 Ala Moana Blvd. Validated Parking

228

$

Mon thru Thursday ONLY 3-4 COURSE MEAL:

Special Price for Table of 10

Soup or Salad • Appetizer

Chicken Salad 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

CHOICE OF ENTREES: NY Steak • Grilled Pork Rack • Grilled Chicken Breast Beef Tenderloin • Grilled Salmon or Opakapaka

CHOICE OF DESSERTS 20% OFF Mon-Thur 11am-2pm - 5-6pm @ Le Cacao Bistro

Now Serving... Steak, Seafood, Pizza, Pasta & Pastry Open Daily 11a – 9p for Lunch, Dinner & Afternoon Tea 3441 Waialae Ave • 626-5368 JJ Bistro - 3447 Waialae Ave • 739-0993 www.lecacaobistro.com

www.themandalayhawaii.com 1055 Alakea St.

525-8585

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


WHERE TO DINE Z Pizza Ward Centre Auahi St. Shops 596-0066 Kailua 151 Hekili St. 230-8400

Hifumi Japanese Restaurant

Kozo Sushi

Chinese Cultural Plaza 536-3035

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

Hinone Mizunone

Sumo Ramen

98-150 Kaonohi St. 486-5100

JAPANESE G Sushi

2746 Kaimuki Avenue 732-1656

Makino Chaya

1345 South King St. 942-4848

Market City Shopping Center 2919 Kapiolani Blvd. #23 732-9661

Sekiya’s Restaurant & Delicatessen

Kobe Japanese Steak House

Restaurant Suntory

1841 Ala Moana Blvd. 941-4444

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 456-8082 99 Ranch Mapunapuna 833-3139

Try Our Homemade Baby Back Ribs

(previously Bob’s Giant Malts & Bar-B-Que) Same Owners & Same Delicious Food 4510 Salt Lake Blvd. • Honolulu, Hawaii 96818 (next to Ice Palace at the Stadium Mall)

WAIMALU 485-8883

MANOA 988-5923

98-1277 Kaahumanu St. (across from Safeway)

2752 Woodlawn Drive

Open Daily 10am–9pm

487-6600

(spicy sauce, can be served mild)

Catering Available

w w w. p a e s a n o h a w a i i . c o m

GRAND OPENING th Sun. Sept 18 • 7am-7pm

FREE Coffee

w/ purchase of each breakfast entrée before 12pm* *Not combinable with any other offers. Expires 9/30/11

98-330 Kaahele St., Aiea On Newtown Golf Driving Range

Weekly Special Feature:

Loco Moco Kimchee Fried Rice (Reg, Corned Beef or Spam) $6.50* reg. $7.00 $5.50 * reg. $5.95

487-3363

Lobster Seafood •• Live Dungeness Crab Market • Abalone & More

Touch of Beijing Style

Stuffed Eggplant w/rice LUNCH & $4.75 DINNER No Coupon Necessary

M-F 8am-9:30pm • Sat-Sun 7am-9:30pm

Over 30 Popular Chinese Dishes for LUNCH and DINNER for $4.75 + tax

Serving Breakfast all day!

Kam Shopping Center | 847-1234 • 841-8668 | M-Sun 10:30am - 8:30pm

*Not combinable with any other offers.

PET FRIENDLY

SEAFOOD RESTAURANT & MARKET

944-8288

1380 S. King St. • Restaurant Open Daily 11am - 3am • www.lobsterkinghi.com

Kahala Mall 738-5696 (KOZO)

Moiliili 951-5696

10% OFF

(KOZO)

Purchases of $25 or more

Exp 9/23/11 Coupon must be present. Not valid during Happy Hour.

Dumplings • Ramen • Fried Rice • More Mon-Sat 11am-3pm, 5pm-11pm Sunday 11am-3pm, 5-10pm Private Party rooms available

7AM - 2PM • BYOB

Enjoy Delicious Island Food with your…

SUNDAY MORNING FOOTBALL PARKING: Turn into driveway between Kokua Market & 4 Kings

947-1133 1491 King St. #105 (corner of King & Kaheka) Lots of Parking in Back

Chicken Flatbread Sandwich

UPSCALE AMERICAN BISTRO PLATE LUNCH

Tues-Fri:11am-2pm & 5pm-9pm Sat:11am-9pm • Mon: CLOSED e W 951-KING (5464) Cateor! to

36 pcs. (Inari 12 pcs/ Futomaki 24 pcs) One coupon per order. Cannot be combined with other offers. Expires

Keeaumoku by Wal-Mart 946-5696 (KOZO)

Pearlridge 483-6805 Pearl City by Wal-Mart 455-6805

Bacon Ranch or Chipotle

$1.59

plus tax

Limited time offer.

www.mccullysc.com • Ample Parking Available in Basement off Pumehana St. • 1960 Kapiolani Blvd., #100, Honolulu HI 96826 • 947-9595 D I N I N G O U T | S E P T. 1 8 - 2 4 , 2 0 1 1 | 2 5


WHERE TO DINE Sushi Company

Tanaka of Tokyo

1111 McCully Street 947-5411

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

Sushi Ichiban 3579 Waialae Ave. 737-8820

Ton Ton Ramen

Sushi King

95-050 Farrington Hwy, Waipahu 677-5388

2700 S. King St. 947-2836

Wahoo’s Fish Taco 626 Sheridan St. 596-0799

Sushi San

(Next to Kahala Mall) 4614 Kilauea Ave. 732-9229

OKAZUYA

MEXICAN

Fukuya Delicatessen & Catering

El Charro Mexicano Aiea Restaurant

KOREAN

2710 S. King St. 946-2073

99-115 Aiea Heights Drive 488-9727

Richo

1411 Kapiolani Blvd, Suite 1 944-0670

940 Auahi St. #140 591-1646

Yakiniku Million

3008 Waialae Ave. 734-2222

First NY Style Oyster Bar in Hawaii

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL $15.95 Complete Dinner

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MILITARY & LOCALS

New Hours 5:30 - 6:45pm

FROM 8:30PM-11:00PM DRINKS STARTS FROM $3.00 APPETIZERS STARTING AT $4.00

(with Valid ID) receive

10% OFF

$11.45 Complete Lunch

LUNCH: 11AM-2:30PM [MON-FRI] DINNER 5PM-12AM [MON-SAT] CLOSED ON SUNDAY FREE PARKING AT BACK OF BUILDING

between 6am-2pm

& after 10:30 p.m.

15% OFF

Sapporo & Kirin (large) $5.75 after 10:30pm

between 5pm-10pm

808.946.1888

Not valid for take-out or retail items. Not valid with any other offers or promotions.

(808) 923-EGGS (3447) www.eggsnthings.com • 343 Saratoga Road

903 KEEAUMOKU STREET

NIGHTLY 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

10 am – 4 pm Includes steamed rice, brown rice or fried rice and salad or 1 spring roll

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)

19

Delicious, Healthy, Choices Low-Fat Chinese Cuisine

947-2836

Ala Moana Center

Open 7 Days • 2700 So. King St.

Cash Sale Only (With Coupon)

(Between Macy’s & Radio Shack)

me ex Ne nu cit w ch ing an ge s

10% OFF

5% OFF Credit Card Sale Only (With Coupon)

Hong Kong Dim Sum & Regular Menu Items

Sweet & Sour Pork (or Chicken)

947-1332

at the Colony Surf Please come share our nightly sunsets...

Excludes set menus; Roast Pork, Roast Duck, Char Siu & other specials. Not to be combined with any other offer. Expires 9/30/11.

Nice Day Chinese Seafood Restaurant Liliha Square by Times Supermarket

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

941-4444

Perfect for any Wedding or Event

Dim Sum starts @ $2.95

8000 Square Foot Restaurant • 32 ft. long stage • 7 private rooms • Sound & projection video system

(above Macy’s)

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

10% OFF(Charge) • 15% OFF(Cash) Dim Sum & Reg. Menu Dine In Special!

5% OFF(Charge) •10% OFF(Cash)

Michel’s Early DiningClub Two course menu for $45 p lus a comp limentary glass of wine. 5:30 pm Reservations Only! MONDAY THRU SATURDAY ON RESERVATIONS MENTIONING THIS AD Expires 9/30/11

TRY CHEF MARTIN YAN & CHEF SUNNY’S SPECIALS

Must present coupon Expires 9/30/11

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

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

FREE VALET PARKING • LIVE ENTERTAINMENT NIGHTLY

Seafood Restaurant

RESERVATIONS (808)947-8818

CALL FOR BANQUETS, RECEPTIONS & PARTIES 728-3463

Affordable Elegance

jadedynastyhawaii.com

3553 Waialae Avenue

738-8666

1841 Ala Moana Blvd. Between Ilikai & Hilton Hawaiian Village

Open 10:30am to 10:00pm Ala Moana Shopping Center

524-1628

Happy Day Chinese Restaurant

NJOY OUR

LATE HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS

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WHERE TO DINE PACIFIC RIM 3660 on the Rise

Lobster King

Shabu Shabu House

1380 S. King St. 944-8288

“Japanese Style” Hot Pot 1221 Kapiolani Blvd. #108 597-1655

3660 Waialae Ave. 737-1177

Uncle’s Fish Market

TAIWANESE

Waterfront at Pier 38 275-0063

The Ocean House Restaurant

Bangkok Chef

Hanaki Restaurant

Pho My Lien

1627 Nuuanu Ave. • 585-8839 2955 E. Manoa Rd. • 988-0212 900 N. Nimitz Hwy. • 536-8570

Manoa Marketplace 2756 Woodlawn Drive 988-1551

903 Keeaumoku St. 946-1888

Pho Kitchen 2919 Kapiolani Blvd. 735-8488

THAI

SHABU SHABU

Broadway Seafood & Oyster Bar

VIETNAMESE

Jin Din Rou 1491 S. King St. 947-1133

2169 Kalia Rd., Outrigger Reef Hotel 923-2277

SEAFOOD

Souvaly Thai Cuisine 803 Kam Hwy. 455-5888

98-150 Kaonohi St. 488-4900

Military promotion for the month of September

SEPTEMBER SPECIALS Zaru Soba $ STEAM BUTTER FISH Cold Soba with Sauce

Make Someone’s Day Special

6.50

with Black Bean, Garlic & Soft Tofu

includes: rice, miso soup, tsukemono & tea $

13.95

OPEN TUE-SUN LUNCH

Choice of:

2pc. Shrimp & 2pc Vegetable Tempura or Grilled Salmon, Shio Salmon or Teriyaki Salmon

Order one to two weeks in advance.

$

4 Pc Gyoza or Rice for....................

1.00

Ala Moana Center • Mall Level

OPAKAPAKA NOW AVAILABLE

(Mountain side, next to Shirokiya) 941- 6161

11AM-2PM, DINNER 5-8:30PM • Closed Monday Lunch & Dinner

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

to 4 people 25% off up

536-3035

Inquire Applicable for breakfast, lunch about ou or dinner every Wednesday in Early Bird Spr Sept. With proof of I.D. Wed-Fri seatecial Not applicable with any other ed promotions or discounts by 5:30pm

exp date: September 30th, 2011.

A new twist on an old favorite New Hours of Operation: Breakfast Service: Monday-Friday Saturday and Sunday Lunch Service: Monday-Friday Brunch Buffet: Saturday and Sunday Dinner Buffet: Wednesday-Sunday

organic

6:30am-10:00am 6:30am-9:30am 11:00am-2:00pm 10:00am-2:00pm 5:00pm-9:30pm

*For information/reservations call Pagoda Restaurant at 948-8356 or go to our website at: Pagodahawaii.com

vegan

Military Monday

Cupcake Bouquets Custom Cookies • Cakes Gift Baskets • Fundraising Back by Popular Demand Our Famous Cinnamon Bread!

10% Off WITH ID

4369 Lawehana St. (across Target in Salt Lake) | OPEN Mon - Fri 6AM - 1PM visit our website www.larrysbakery.com or find us on

gluten-free Senior Tuesday

zpizza.com

10% Off WITH ID (55+)

WARD CENTRE (Auahi Streetfront) 1200 Ala Moana 596-0066 KAILUA (Next to Boots & Kimo’s) 151 Hekili St. 230-8400

Buy one dinner entree, receive 2nd entree

50% OFF

KOREAN CUISINE • LUNCH $15.95 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM • DINNER $23.95 2:30 PM -10 PM

valid Sun, Mon & Tue with ad Expires 9/27/11.

KAL BI, SIRLOIN, CHICKEN, SASHIMI, SPICY PORK

Every Sunday

SPECIAL GUEST APPEARANCE

*DISCOUNT EXCLUDES ALL BEVERAGESWITH THIS AD. EXP. 9/30/11.

KELII KANAEALII

930 McCully St. • 951-0511/951-0611

MELVEEN LEED

• PRIVATE PARTY ROOM • CONVENIENT PARKING

Sept. 22

MONDAY . . . . . . . Jerry Santos & Hula TUESDAY . . . . . . . Robert Cazimero & Hula WEDNESDAY . . . . Robert Cazimero & Hula FRIDAY . . . . . . . . Private Party SATURDAY. . . . . . Danny Couch

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

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ince 1996, Hanaki Restaurant has offered a healthy and expansive menu featuring donburi bowls, udon, ramen and more. With combination plates available and the new shabu shabu buffet opened just last year, patrons can customize their meals just the way they like. Hanaki is located in Manoa Marketplace and open Wednesday through Monday 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. and 5–9:30 p.m. Call 988.1551.

Above: Manager Mark Mitsuyoshi shows off Hanaki’s large selection of fresh meats, seafoods, fish cakes, vegetables and noodles as part of the shabu shabu buffet. Inset: Customers can personalize their meal with a vast selection of shabu shabu options. 1 | John Yamane, Ahlinn and Ty Sue, Ethel Yamane and Keenan Sue 2 | A Tanuki is at the entrance of Hanaki to bring good luck and you also can rub its tummy for additional luck. 3 | Justin Tsubaki and Maia Kikuyama 4 | Robert Uyeyama, Tatjana Ilic and Altai Uyeyama 5 | Greg Enos, Daniel Sugimura, Pat Kim, Linkin and Breena Enos 6 | Liko Lijo, Gary Mijo, Kazu Yang and Rusty Tang Lawrence Tabudlo photos

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