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JUNE 5-11, 2011

The

A Team

Sisters Annie and Alice Yeung form quite a pair at their restaurant, Panya Bakery, Bistro & Bar, where the decor and comfort food are always amazing.

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Panya’s delectable menu includes items such as, clockwise from top, Vegetable Croquette, Tofu Tonkatsu Salad, Geso Karaage, Chocolate Mousse Oblong Cake, and drinks Coffee Au Lait Jello, Panya Style Fruit Tea and Fresh Apple Juice.

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By Alana Folen | Photos by Leah Friel

Gearing up for summer with

Amazing Ahi

to mention ahi sushi and other temptingly delicious items of the sort — cooked or raw. Studies show that ahi is an excellent source of high-quality protein, rich in a variety of essential nutrients, including the minerals selenium, magnesium and potassium; ith summer just around the the B vitamins niacin, and perhaps most corner, I’m already starting to importantly, the benefits of omega-3 think of barbecues on the essential fatty acids. So what are you waiting for? Come along beach and the sheer enjoyment of consuming edible favorites such as Spam with me as we gear up for the summer by musubi, kal-bi, potato mac salad, barbe- visiting the following ahi-licious establishments. cue chicken, ribs and more. At the same time, I’m trying to will myself back onto the treadmill again so that I’m one step ahead of bikini season. Eggs ‘n Things Still, I can’t help but notice the battle that Omelets, crepes, pancakes and waffles lies before me — the urge to devour calo- — these are a few of my favorite things — rie-filled foods that have become my arch- and, of course, Eggs ‘n Things is my restauenemies. Yes, I’m fully aware that scarfing rant of choice for all of these decadently down these ono favorites means addition- delicious creations. al hours on the treadmill. And while this Waikiki eatery on Anyway, I’ve arrived at a happy medium Saratoga Road is known for its plethora of this week. Forget the greasy hamburgers breakfast selections, for the ahi lover in and potato chips — I’m going after me, there’s one dinner special in particular mounds of fresh ahi poke and sashimi, not that I absolutely can’t pass up. Drum roll,

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please ... enter the Fresh Ahi Steak. This immaculate dinner special is available from 5 to 10 p.m. and features a generous serving of fresh tuna steak — be it sauteed, Cajun-style or FurikakeMacadamia Nut-style. “Simple Sauteed Ahi Steak and Cajun Ahi Steak are available for breakfast as well as dinner, but the FurikakeMacadamia Nut Ahi Steak is only available for dinner,” says Eggs ’n Things general manager Michael Skedeleski. “For dinner we serve a bigger cut as compared to breakfast.” Priced at $12.85, the Fresh Ahi Steak dinner special is accompanied by potatoes, pancakes or rice and comes with your choice of potato or tossed salad. “Our award-winning Fresh Ahi Steak & Eggs ($10.95) breakfast was named Best Breakfast by the Food Network Magazine,” adds Skedeleski, noting that Eggs ’n Things serves more than 1,000 appetites per day. “We get fresh fish every day provided by local vendors and there’s a special, secret Above: The editor is ready to dig into the Fresh Ahi Steak dinner special ($12.85), while Eggs ‘n Things general manager Michael Skedeleski presents another entree of this immaculate fish.

ingredient that is added to our breading that makes our ahi unique,” he says. “Also, the combination of eggs, ahi and rice is really a perfect pairing. The cooks bring a lot of TLC to their creations, too.” – See page 24

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OH BABY, PANYA’S LOOKING GOOD

DINING OUT//COVER STORY

STORY BY ALANA FOLEN //PHOTOS BY LEAH FRIEL

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n enticing and exhilarating dining experience awaits patrons at Panya Bakery, Bistro & Bar, where both the decor and cuisine sparkle. Owners and sisters Annie and Alice Yeung have been on a whirlwind journey since opening Panya’s initial location at McCully Shopping Center in 1997. Today, with four locations under their collective belts, they’re set to celebrate another well-earned anniversary — 14 years in business — by offering up an array of exciting new menu items and special promotions.

Dining Out recently met up with these talented sisters, who, even after 14 years in the restaurant business, still have a whole lot of culinary magic to offer their customers.

1 1 Annie (left) and Alice Yeung pose with Alice’s 9-month-old son, Christopher Lau, and an array of Panya’s exquisite dishes. 2 Chocolate Mousse Oblong Cake ($14) 3

Panya’s English Scones ($1.95 each)

Panya’s A-list team (from left) consists of Derek Vong, Kiana Huang, Carmen Montejo, Annie Yeung, Alice Yeung, Christopher Lau and Brian Chan. 5 Tofu Tonkatsu Salad ($13.95) 6 Vegetable Croquette (Happy Hour $5/Regular $6.95) 4

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.............................. PANYARESTAURANT .............................. WHERE: Ala Moana Center, Honolulu (Center Level) CALL: 946.6388

WHERE: 1111 Bishop St., Honolulu (Remington College Building) CALL: 536.8363

WHERE: 711 Queen St., Honolulu CALL: 597.8880

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DO: Can’t believe it’s been 14 years since Panya first opened shop. Take us back in time to the birth of this popular eatery. Annie: Panya started with a bakery at the McCully Shopping Center in 1997. The following year, we opened a café-style concept, and added some soups and salads — basically light meals — to the menu. Then we moved to Ala Moana Center in 2003, and the Queen Street location also served as our headquarters, where we still do all the baking of our products. Five years later, we opened a downtown location in the Remington College courtyard on Bishop Street. The Royal Hawaiian Center location then opened the following year. Now we have four locations.

serve Japanese-style pastries. We wanted to have a nice place where people could sit down and enjoy desserts, pastries and sandwiches, and from there the menu continued to expand. DO: How would you describe the food served at Panya? Annie: Authentic international cuisine is what we serve here, and we each have added our favorite dishes to the menu. Alice: We serve a wide variety of comfort food. We use no MSG, and our food is generally very healthy and fresh, and you can get everything here, be it breads, pastries, soups, salads, curry, noodle dishes, oxtail, desserts, drinks, pupus — everything! DO: Panya will celebrate its 14th

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anniversary June 14. Do you have anything special planned? Annie: Yes! We will be introducing 14 new items to our menu in honor of DO: You could have gone in several our 14th anniversary. Some of these different directions as a restaurant. items include drinks such as the What led to your decision to open a Mango Mojito and Mango Martini bakery in 1997? (Happy Hour $5/Regular $7); The Alice: At that time we noticed that Detox, featuring our new Ty Ku Hawaii didn’t have any self-serve bakLiqueur, a less-calorie alcohol ($8); eries, so we thought we’d offer self-


Panya Style Fruit Tea and Fresh Apple Juice. I think people also will enjoy our Coffee Au Lai Jello ($4.50). In addition, we’ll be promoting the Chocolate Mousse Oblong Cake for a special price of $14, and we’ll have sets of cookies available as well for the anniversary. New appetizers include Takoyaki (Happy Hour$5/Regular $6.95), Deep Fried Oyster (Happy Hour $5/ Regular $7.95), Vegetable Croquette (Happy Hour $5/Regular $6.95), Tofu Tonkatsu Salad ($13.95) and Geso Karrage (Happy Hour $5/Regular $7.95), to name a few.

with love and the highest quality of ingredients. Alice: We serve our customers as if we were serving our family members at home. We love the food here, and we want everyone else to be able to enjoy it as well. Throughout the years we’ve watched our customers grow up and have families of their own.

DO: Alice, you serve as the head chef here at Panya. How did you hone the necessary skills that have contributed so much to a varied menu? Alice: We go out to eat 3 often, so I think I’ve gained much experience because of that. I think that, yes, you can go through culinary school and study hard, but nothing beats DO: How does it feel to be in business for 14 the experience of expanding your palate by actuyears — and still be thriving? ally tasting all different kinds of food and, from Annie: It feels great, but we continue to try there, creating your own masterpieces. our best to be even more successful. Our goal is to keep adding new dishes to the menu for cusDO: Panya is well-known for its catering servtomers to enjoy. And we would like to graciously ices. Tell us why this part of your business has thank our customers for giving us such wonder- been so successful. ful support over the years. They’ve helped us to Annie: We cater to our customers’ needs and grow and keep getting better. we can customize a menu to their liking — whether you’re planning a first birthday party or DO: Tell our readers more about your culinary a retirement party. We really communicate with background. our customers and discuss in detail exactly what Annie: We really don’t have a distinct culinary will meet their catering needs. background — we just love to cook! Our mom is a very good cook, and because of that our palate DO: Panya is offering some wonderful, new is very well trained. We just try to add our magic creations that are perfect for the summer. In fact, touch to each creation. I hear that some healthy items are on their way. Is this correct? DO: So how did you develop this, as you call Alice: Yes. Besides what Annie mentioned earit, “magic touch”? lier, we also will be introducing a Turkey Burger Annie: Love. We make all of our food ($10.95), English Scones ($1.95 each) and more. Everyone’s going healthy. We want to allow our customers to be able to eat good food without feeling guilty. Panya’s cuisine is 100 percent trans fat-free.

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DO: You two seem like the perfect team. Would you say that being sisters is beneficial to your business? Annie: Of course! We have a special bond, and we’re usually on the same wavelength and have the same direction of where our business is headed and how we want things to be. Together, we have a great attitude when it comes to running our business; we take it seriously and put our hearts into it. Panya is our life!

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on the menu

Kenny’s still serving up classic meals A trio of treats K

enny’s Restaurant has been satisfying Hawaii's appetites for the past 45 years, specializing in many local favorites. Today, the Kalihi eatery continues to feed patrons with tasty and reasonably priced dishes prepared by chef Ernesto Yeban. “We have many items that have been on our menu for a long time, and many of them also are customer favorites,” says Kenny’s Restaurant manager Rory Sandobal. Kenny’s features everything from breakfast favorites such as Eggs Benedict, to noodles, sandwiches, rib-eye steak, fresh fish and more.

Get ready to feast your eyes and taste buds on three of Kenny’s most popular items. We promise you won’t be disappointed in their highly alluring flavors.

Kenny's Celebrated Chinese Chicken Salad ($10.79) A Kenny’s best-seller, this salad features shoyu chicken, char siu, won ton chips, Chinese parsley and peanuts on a bed of crisp lettuce laced with a special sesame seed dressing (sugar-free dressing also is available).

Thick & Juicy Pork Chops ($16.99) Two pieces of breaded pork chop grilled and served on a bed of sauteed cabbage with a banana fritter, rice and mixed vegetables.

Manager's Special ($8.19) A sinfully delicious strawberry waffle with whipped cream and two scoops of creamy vanilla ice cream. 1

Kenny’s Restaurant Where: 1620 N. School St.

Call: 841.0931 Hours: Sunday through Thursday from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. 2

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1 Spicy Hawaiian Poke ($12.99 per pound) has proven to be a top seller at Fresh Catch. 2 Ahi Katsu ($10.25) 3 Teri Furikake Salmon ($10.50) 1

Fresh Catch

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Savoring ‘Fresh’ gifts from the sea eel in your favorite bounty and more than 15 types of seafood from the sea at Fresh Catch, plate lunches, such as baked an island-style seafood and salmon, fried fish, crab rolls,” says meat deli that delivers hearty local Henriques, a local boy who graducuisine. Chef and owner Reno ated from Saint Louis School and Henriques opened the doors to this the Western Culinary Institute in “one-stop poke picnic and tailgat- Portland, Ore. “We always use fresh, local fish ing deli” four years ago in Kaimuki and followed that up with a second that comes from the auction block every day. Nothing is frozen here, location in Kaneohe last year. “We offer everything over here. everything is fresh,” he adds. We have 30 different types of Excite your taste buds with poke, marinated meats, sashimi Fresh Catch’s daily and weekly platters, lau lau, patele, beef stew chef specials, including its most

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popular Ahi Katsu ($10.25) and Teri Furikake Salmon ($10.50). All plate lunches are accompanied by two scoops of rice and green salad. “Our Ahi Katsu is topped with panko, seasoned with salt and pepper, and then we deep fry it. We also give it additional flavor by adding a wasabi mayo spread on top,” Henriques explains. “The Teri Furikake Salmon features our baked salmon with a teri mayo sauce and sprinkled with

furikake. All are served with two scoops rice and green salad.” Poke lovers, listen up. Spicy Hawaiian Poke has been added to the plethora of flavors here, and priced at $12.99 per pound, it’s no wonder patrons can’t seem to resist. Finally, for dessert, savor Specialty Red Velvet Cupcakes available at this local eatery, baked fresh by Henriques’ wife Mahea, and cousins Keala and Shanna of Divine Desserts.

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F E AT U R E ........ ............

1 Kobe Japanese Steak House & Sushi Bar offers mouthwatering entrees for the steak and seafood lover. 2 Edamane with Garlic ($5)

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ven after nearly three decades on the job, teppanyaki chef Fujio Kawashima still gets a kick out of watching customers’ faces light up with anticipation and intrigue as he prepares fresh steak, seafood and vegetable dishes at Kobe Japanese

SIZZLES IN

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Steak House & Sushi Bar. He flashes a big grin as the sizzling selections go from the flat top to the plates fronting the eager guests.

Modeled after a rustic Japanese inn, Kobe serves up authentic Japanese cuisine in a comfortable family-style setting. As the skilled chefs prepare fresh teppan meals, the distinct aromas mingle throughout the eatery. “When everything’s cooking, you can smell the garlic and butter throughout the restaurant,” says general manager Roy Nakamura. Praised by visitors for its teppanyaki-style cuisine that turns dinner into a nightly show as the chefs deftly chop, slice and toss the fresh ingredients on the hot flat top grill, and popular among kamaaina who come back routinely for the generous portions and friendly service, Kobe has remained a dining


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3 With 26 years of teppanyaki experience, teppanyaki chef Fujio Kawashima slices and dices a Kobe’s Emperor Steak. 4 Ahi Poke Salad ($10) 5 Kobe Scallop ($10) 6 Steak & Shrimp ($34.95) with Garlic Fried Rice ($4)

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KOBE JAPANESE

STEAK HOUSE & SUSHI BAR Where: 1841 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu, HI 96815 Call: (808) 941.4444 Hours: 5:30-10 p.m. nightly for dinner; Lounge opens at 5 p.m.

Notes:

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The popular Rib-eye Steak returns Father’s Day weekend (June 17-19). The 12-ounce cut of USDA choice beef comes with a shrimp appetizer, garlic fried rice, vegetables and green tea.

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mainstay for more than three decades in its location in Waikiki between the iconic Ilikai and the Hilton Hawaiian Village. Kobe’s Emperor Steak ($36.95) literally rules one’s plate as the choice cut of prime beef is “specially selected for the hearty appetite.” As is the case with Kobe’s dinner entrees, the dish comes with an assortment of fresh vegetables including mushrooms, onions, zucchini and bean sprouts. The Steak and Shrimp ($34.95) 6 combines the ideal surf ’n’ turf selections in the perfect marriage Kobe’s lounge serves up a vast array of steak and seafood. According to of appetizers that present the perfect Nakamura, the combo is one of Kobe’s prelude to a big dinner, or simply pau most poplar dishes because, simply, hana pupus. The Kobe Scallops ($10) “they love the shrimp.” are a hit, and come served with a Sticking with fresh seafood, Kobe wasabi yuzu sauce that infuses hints of offers a succulent Lobster Tail ($47.95) citrus with the large, juicy scallops. The cooked fresh before one’s eyes. The Ahi Poke Salad ($10) features fresh fish whole cold-water lobster tail is cut into prepared in house to ensure the highest bite-size pieces and seared gently to quality possible. The Edamame ($4; $5 lock moisture into each bite.

with garlic) is another local favorite that Kobe takes to the next level with the addition of fresh garlic. As a special treat for all the dads and (big hint!) their favorite sons and daughters, Kobe is reintroducing its Rib-eye Steak ($45) Father’s Day weekend from Friday, June 17, through Sunday, June 19. The hearty dish includes a prime 12-ounce cut of tender, juicy beef and is served with a shrimp appetizer, garlic fried rice, vegetables and green tea. According to Nakamura, the dish may be added back on the regular menu if it proves popular. “It’s an old favorite; everyone loved it,” Nakamura says of the rib-eye. “People started asking about it, so we thought Father’s Day would be a good time to add it. We’ve had a lot of requests for it.” To make reservations for dinner or the Father’s Day special, call 941.4444.

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pupu picks

Say ‘Woo-hoo!’ for Wahoo’s Fish Taco By Kyle Galdeira

ahoo’s Fish Taco’s new location in Kahala serves patrons an array of amazing appetizers worthy of a food fiesta. Located at the makai corner of Kahala Mall, the eatery offers a full bar and multiple flat-screen TVs featuring everything from surf competitions to ball games, and provides the perfect pupu pitstop that’s open nightly until midnight, and until 2 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays. The Baja Rolls ($6.59) make for a crisp, refreshing snack that

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pairs perfectly with an ice-cold beverage on a hot day. The flour tortilla is filled with spinach, chicken and cream cheese, and the combination is then rolled, chilled and served with fresh salsa. Keep on rollin’ with the freshly made Taquitos ($6.59) stuffed with sautéed peppers, onions, spices and a choice of fish, pork or steak along with salsa, guacamole and sour cream to dip in. The Nachos ($6.69, $8.99 with fish, pork or chicken, $10.49 with grilled steak or shrimp) are served with a hearty portion of tortilla chips smothered in

cheese and a choice of multiple meat accompaniments. Fresh salsa, guacamole and sour cream accompany the platter that satisfies even the most voracious appetites. The Quesadillas ($6.69, $8.99 with fish, pork or chicken, $10.49 with grilled steak or shrimp) are joined by the same toppings as the nachos, and offer a unique spin on the popular finger food. Wahoo’s offers happy hour specials daily from 3 to 7 p.m. and again from 10 p.m. to midnight that

include $3 draft beer, $5 fresh house margaritas and $1 off well drinks. Also, drop in for Taco Tuesdays and enjoy live music from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. along with a tandem of $2 Primo beer and $2 tacos. Also, be sure to check out Wahoo’s original location at Ward Gateway Center.

Wahoo’s Fish Taco Where: 4614 Kilauea Ave. (Kahala), and 940 Auahi St. (Ward Center)

Call: 732.9229 (Kahala), 591.1646 (Ward)

Notes: Happy Hour specials available daily in addition to Taco Tuesday deals.

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1 Nachos ($8.99), Quesadilla ($8.99), Baja Rolls ($6.59), Taquitos ($6.59) 2 Wahoo’s Taquitos are filled with sauteed peppers, onions, spices and a choice of fish or meat. 3 Baja Rolls make for a greatsnack for the lighter appetite. Leah Friel photos

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Stuck on Larry’s butter mochi Sunday, June 19 5:00 – 8:00pm

sell for $2 a piece, while the original Butter Mochi costs $1.50. According to Iris, the butter mochi itself serves as a great option for party favors or as a mere indulgence for those with a sweet tooth. “We keep to the tradi-

raving some of the sweeter things in life? Well, look no further than Larry’s Bakery on Lawehana Street in Salt Lake, where you’re sure to find a treat of a lifetime. Siblings Iris and Lance Yafuso oversee much of the operations of this family-run business that presents loyal customers with temptingly delicious baked goods, including cakes, cookies, breads and brownies. And now, this highly skilled team of bakers is also adding a variety of famous butter mochi to the list. “We have three types of our new featured item (butter mochi) — Butter Mochi with Chocolate Brownie, Butter Mochi with Okinawan Sweet Potato and our regular Butter Mochi,” Iris says. “We call our Butter Mochi with Chocolate Brownie the ‘Monster’ because our baker, Milton Isinang, is the man behind this popular item. We tell him he created a monster — everyone’s going crazy over it!” The Butter Mochi with Chocolate Brownie and the Butter Mochi with Okinawan Sweet Potato

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MENU HIGHLIGHTS Array of Salad Selections • Ahi Katsu Station Vegetable Stir Fry Station with Shrimp & Chicken Oysters on the Half Shell Assorted Poke • Sweet & Sour Spare Ribs Miso Glazed Fresh Catch • Carving: Prime Rib of Beef • 3660 Dessert Favorites

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Hours: Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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tional butter it,” she says. mochi taste “So far the Butter Mochi and texture, but with Chocolate Brownie yet the brownie has been one of my better and Okinawan ideas,” Isinang adds. “This sweet potato mochi is perfect; it’s not add a little too heavy or greasy, and bit of we hope our customers sweet- enjoy it as much as we ness to do.” 1

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1 Baker Milton Isinang showcases his “monster” creation — Butter Mochi with Chocolate Brownie. 2 Larry’s Bakery offers a wide variety of its popular butter mochi, including original ($1.50), chocolate brownie ($2) and Okinawan sweet potato. Leah Friel photos

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Chinese C uisine with Local Flavor at

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igger portions, reasonable pricing and local flavor. When asked to summarize the essence of Golden Duck Chinese Restaurant, owner Aaron Fong emphasizes these three qualities. “Our average price range per customer is $8,” Fong says. “Also, 90 percent of our customers are locals. Our food is different from other restaurants because of the style — it has a more local style and is more local tasting.” Golden Duck Chinese Restaurant, which was originally located by Aloha

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Stadium, moved to McCully and then moved once more — after Fong became the owner in 1992 — to its current location on South King Street. Last year, however, the eatery’s newest location opened in Kahala, located on Waialae Avenue. While Fong operates the Golden Duck on South King Street, his brother-in-law oversees the Kahala location. “Our (latest) branch opened last year in October,” Fong says. “I did not make many changes to the King Street restaurant (after I became owner), but there have been many changes in the Kahala restaurant.” One of the main differences between the two restaurants is the menu. While

the Kahala location offers the same popular entrees as does the South King Street location, it differs slightly in that it offers a greater variety for the customer as well as a larger dining space. “For the Waialae Avenue location, we have more seafood — like lobster and Dungeness crab — and a live seafood platter,” Fong says. “The restaurant on Waialae Avenue is also bigger.” Unlike the restaurant on South King Street, Golden Duck Kahala serves liquor through its wine/beer bar. This is a recent addition to the establishment, according to Fong. “We are serving liquor and drinks (at the Kahala location),” he confirms. “We started that two months

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Darlene Fong with her favorite dim sum (starting at $2.88) — Steam Char Siu Bao and Shrimp Dumpling (Har Gau). 2 Rice Cake, Steam Mochi Rice Wrap, Jung (Mochi Rice) 3 (Front row) Spareribs with Black Bean Sauce, Steam Beef Balls, Chicken Feet with Black Bean; (second row) Dry Scallop Pork Hash, Siu Mai, Shrimp Dumpling (Har Gau) 4 Steam Custard Cream Bun, Steam Custard Roll, Steam Charsiu Bao 5 Golden Duck satisfies all dim sum cravings with top sellers such as Baked Custard Bun, Char Siu Sue, Custard Tart, Ma Tai Siu, Coconut Tart, Lotus Seed with Egg and Black Sugar Pastry.

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ago, around March.” Whether customers go to the South King Street or Waialae Avenue restaurant, however, several of the entrees remain “classics” at both. Among the most popular dishes are the Minute Chicken Cake Noodle ($7.95), Duck Noodle ($7), Chicken with Bittermelon ($8.25) and Shrimp with Honey Glazed Walnut ($11.25). Of all the entrees, the Minute Chicken Cake Noodle is the most requested. “The Minute Chicken Cake Noodle is our signature dish; it’s very popular,” Fong says. “The pan-fry cake noodles itself are one of our most popular items.” While Golden Duck is the busiest during the weekends for dinner, Fong says that the restaurant’s different specials continue to attract the crowds. Golden Duck’s specials, which change daily, include entrees such as Roast Duck & Ginger Chicken on Rice ($7.50), Chicken Oyster Sauce Noodle ($7), Chicken Chow Fun ($7) and Roast Duck Wo Mein ($7.50). Golden Duck offers catering services as well as 4 takeout options. In fact, Fong acknowledges that take-out is just as popular as dining in the restaurant itself. “We have a lot of takeout orders,” he says. “We do 50-50, dine-in and takeout, and the menu is the same.” While Fong admits that Golden Duck on South King Street is more

popular because of its longevity, he is mak10 a.m.–11 p.m. ing efforts to increase awareness of the (Fridays–Saturdays) restaurant’s newer Kahala location. Starting this summer, customers can look forward to additional menu items at Golden Duck on Waialae Avenue, according to Fong. “We want to establish the Kahala location a little bit more,” Fong explains. “We’re going to be having dim sum in the morning starting June 1. We’re changing the menu a little more and introducing something different.”

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A Noodle Dish That’s Spot-On A veg’nout s a vegetarian here in the Islands, where Chinese food plays a such big role in local cuisine, you’ve likely eyed fellow diners with envy as they’re chowing down on minute chicken cake noodle. There’s just something about cake noodles. Their palate-pleasing texture complements just about any stirfry they’re topped with.

Norman Wong, who owns and operates On On at McCully Chinese Restaurant with his parents, Cowan and Faith, and sister Julia, knows a thing or two about cake noodles. It’s On On’s signature dish. “We’re famous for our cake noodle,” he says. “Crisp on the outside and slightly soft on the inside.” Exactly. On On offers eight dishes

featuring those renowned noodles. Although usually topped with chicken or seafood, Wong assures Dining Out readers that On On offers several vegetarian dishes — including Tofu Vegetable Cake Noodle ($9.95). This meat-free dish is loaded with an assortment of veggies — choi sum, bamboo shoots, water chestnuts, Chinese peas, baby corn, carrots, mushrooms

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holiday special 1132CAFÉANDCATERING 999 Bishop St. // First Hawaiian Center

Call: 526.1777 Hours: Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (pizza from 11 a.m.)

3660ONtheRISE 3660 Waialae Ave. // Honolulu

Pizza is a manly mealtime staple, so this Father’s Day, why not treat Dad to the Kalua Pork Pizza from 1132 Café and Catering? Made with slow-roasted kalua pork, fresh mushrooms, red onion, fresh mozzarella, tomato sauce, basil and a homemade crust, this pie puts a healthy spin on your papa’s favorite treat. Try a slice (or two) with a side salad or soup combo.

Father’s Day Dinner Buffet // $48 adults; $19 children 3-10 years old

Kalua Pork Pizza // $3.54 per slice; $13.50 whole pizza

ACATEREDEXPERIENCE 94-1068 Ka Uka Blvd. // Waipio

Call: 677.7744 Hours: Monday-Sunday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Show Dad he’s the king of his castle by ordering a Prime Rib Package from A Catered Experience. The royal feast includes whole roasted prime rib with au jus and horseradish sauces, mashed potatoes, steamed vegetables, grilled chicken Caesar salad, sweet dinner rolls and, for dessert, a chocolate dobash cake. Orders are available now and will be held until Father’s Day, June 19.

Father’s Day Menu // $21.75 per person (10-person minimum)

BANGKOKCHEF 900 N. Nimitz Hwy. // Honolulu

Last month mothers ate it up, now it’s time for Dad to be treated to a complimentary House Special dessert at Bangkok Chef. The tasty confection is made with mango ice cream served over warm coconut-flavored sticky rice and sprinkled with crushed peanuts. Available on Father’s Day (June 19), this sweet deal will be offered at Bangkok Chef’s Nimitz location only.

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ANYTIMECAFÉ 2919 Kapiolani Blvd. // Honolulu

Call: 737.1177 Hours: Buffet served 5-8 p.m. Father’s Day (June 19)

Celebrate all the things Dad has done for you over the years with a dinner buffet at 3660 on the Rise. Mouthwatering menu highlights include Sweet and Sour Spare Ribs, MisoGlazed Fresh Catch of the Day, Oven-Roasted Chicken, Assorted Poke and Salad, Ahi Katsu Station, Vegetable Stir-Fry Station with Shrimp and Chicken, Carving of Prime Rib of Beef and 3660 dessert favorites.

Call: 735.3888 Hours: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-midnight; Saturday, 8 a.m.-midnight; Sunday, 8 a.m.-10 p.m.

This Father’s Day weekend (June 17-19), Anytime Café offers a special menu just for dads featuring Fried Dumpling Salad, Shrimp Bisque Soup, choice of BoneIn Pork Chop with Mushroom Cream Sauce or Shrimp & Scallop (sautéed shrimps and scallops covered in a house Alfredo sauce served over pasta) and a creamy Crème Brulee for dessert.

Father’s Day Special // $19.95 per person

CANTONHOUSE 162 N. Hotel St. // Honolulu

Assorted Dim Sum // $2.08

Call: 521.3788 Hours: Monday-Sunday, 7 a.m.-4 p.m.

Let Dad eat his fill of some of the best dim sum in the nation at Canton House. Choose from delicacies such as Pork Siu Mai, Chicken Sim Mai, BBQ Manapua, Spare Rib, Mochi Rice, Taro Puff and more, along with a wide variety of soft Look Funn ($2.88), tasty Rice Soup ($4.35), House Special Noodles, Fried Rice, Oyster Choy Xin or Garlic Choy Xin. As an added treat, all fathers and their families receive a free dessert with their meals.


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CHAI’SISLANDBISTRO Aloha Tower Marketplace // Honolulu

Call: 585.0011 Hours: Seating from 9:30 a.m. (brunch) and 5 p.m. June 19

DONHO’SISLANDGRILL

Call: 528.0807 Hours: Available every Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

1 Aloha Tower Drive // Aloha Tower Marketplace

Don Ho’s Island Grill celebrates dads everywhere with a Father’s Day Brunch Buffet featuring Prime Rib, Kalua Pork and Cabbage, Portuguese Sausage Fried Rice, Omelet Station, Waffle Station, as well as a variety of fresh salads and poke. The brunch buffet costs $19.95 per adult, $15.95 seniors 60 years and older, and $9.95 keiki age 3-10.

Relax this Father’s Day with a family outing to Chai’s Island Bistro, where both a brunch and dinner buffet features a variety of hot and cold apps, enticing entrees, delectable desserts and all-youcan-eat Alaskan king crab legs. Enjoy each meal with a side of live entertainment from Melveen Leed.

Father’s Day Buffet // $59 adults; $28.50 children 12 and under

FUKUYA DELICATESSEN&CATERING 2710 S. King St. // Honolulu

Catering for Father’s Day // Prices vary

G-SUSHI 2919 Kapiolani Blvd., # 23 // Market City Shopping Center

Father’s Day Sunday Brunch // $9.95-$19.95

Online: www.fukuyadeli.com Hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 6 a.m.-2 p.m.; after-hours catering available

Whatever Dad’s craving – be it sushi, shoyu chicken or kalua pig – he can have it all at Fukuya. The local deli/catering company has extensive catering menu that includes such favorites as Potato Macaroni Salad, Namasu, Shrimp Canton, Furikake Mahi, Somen Salad, Shirae, Yaki Tofu with Miso, Mochiko Chicken, Teri Meatballs and many, many more items.

Call: 732.9661 Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

GOLDENDUCK

Call: 737.7188 Hours: Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-11 p.m.

4230 Waialae Ave. // Honolulu

Show Dad you think he’s a real catch with an indulgent meal at Golden Duck. Along with the purchase of any entrée, diners will receive a live Maine lobster for just $11.99 extra. However, take note when planning your Father’s Day outing, as this deal is only offered at Golden Duck’s Kahala location.

Live Maine Lobster // $11.99

HANAKISHABUSHABU

Call: 988.1551 Hours: Wednesday-Monday, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (lunch), 5-10 p.m. (dinner)

2756 Woodlawn Drive // Manoa Marketplace

Who’s the boss? Dad, so let him craft his own healthy creation at Hanaki Shabu Shabu, where diners choose from a wide assortment of meats, seafood and fresh vegetables that they cook themselves in a hot pot filled with their choice of soup broth. Or order a side of crunchy shrimp tempura, chicken karaage, fried oysters and taro yaki from the a la carte menu.

In honor of Father’s Day, GSushi is offering its popular sushi sets – Da Bestest, Spicy Tuna Lovers, Captain Cook and Dim Sum Trio – for only $6.74 (regular price $8.99) on June 18 and 19. Offer available for dine-in orders only.

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HEEHINGRESTAURANT 449 Kapahulu Ave. // Waikiki

Call: 735.5544 Hours: Monday-Sunday, 10:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Make Father’s Day twice as nice with a meal at Hee Hing Restaurant. Start the day with a Chinese Hawaiian Dim Sum Brunch Buffet (served from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.), featuring fresh poke, roast suckling pig, char siu tenderloin, Hong Kong dim sum, Hawaiian luau and more, then come back for a Seafood Prime Rib Dinner Buffet (from 4:30 to 9 p.m.) complete with slow-roasted prime rib, sashimi and snow crab legs, among other offerings. Also available for a limited time is a special menu just for Dad with delights like Peking Duck, Braised Beef Short Ribs and Maine Lobster.

Father’s Day Specials // Prices vary

IHOP

Online: www.ihophawaii.com Hours: Vary by location

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HOHOCHINESE CUISINE 590 Farrington Hwy. // The Marketplace at Kapolei

Father’s Day Buffet // $13.95 (lunch); $19.95 (dinner)

ILOVECOUNTRYCAFÉ 885 Queen St. // 4725 Bouganville Drive // Honolulu

Sometimes all a man needs is a hearty serving of meat and potatoes to curb his hunger, which is exactly what you’ll get with IHOP’s Meatloaf Special. The manly meal, available from 11 a.m. till closing, comes with homemade meatloaf smothered in gravy, along with mashed potatoes and corn on the side.

Meatloaf Special // $10.95

Call: 692.9880 Hours: Buffet available June 19, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (lunch); 4-9:30 p.m. (dinner)

If the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, why not let Dad eat to his heart’s content at Ho Ho Chinese Cuisine? A lunchtime buffet features Steamed Butterfish, Honey Walnut Shrimp and a variety of Dim Sum (including manapua, pork hash and shrimp dumplings), while the dinner buffet has Dungeness Crab, Salt & Pepper Shrimp, Honey Walnut Shrimp, Steamed Fish with ginger and onion, and many more authentic Chinese dishes.

Online: www.ilovecountrycafehawaii.com Hours: Vary by location

I Love Country Café declares its love for fathers with a specially prepared dish featuring Kiawe Steak and Garlic Shrimp served with choice of white or brown rice, mixed vegetables, bread pudding and a 22-ounce soft drink.

Father’s Day Weekend Special // $12.99

J2ASIANFUSION 3441 Waialae Ave. // Honolulu

Call: 626.5368 Hours: Monday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; 5-9 p.m.

JADEDYNASTY

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Call: 947.8818 Hours: Monday-Sunday, 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m.

Ala Moana Center Let Dad choose from more than 40 classic Chinese specialties this Father’s Day at Jade Dynasty Seafood Restaurant, where the brunch buffet is overflowing with favorites that include dim sum, crab legs, roasted duck, shrimp with pepper and salt and many, many more.

Visit J2 Asian Fusion on Waialae Avenue this Father’s Day weekend for a special four-course meal prepared just with Dad in mind. The feast includes Sweet Corn with Crab Meat Soup; choice of Baked Lobster, Escargot or Crab Rangoon; a Lamb Stew, new to the J2 menu; and choice of dessert.

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holiday special JJBISTRO&FRENCHPASTRY 3447 Waialae Ave. // Honolulu

Father’s Day Specials // $24.70 per person

KITNKITCHEN 1010 University Ave., B3 // Honolulu

Four-Course Special // $19.95

LAPALMED’OR 1450 Ala Moana Blvd., Space 2240F // Ala Moana Center

Dessert Specials // Prices vary

Call: 739.0993 Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m.

In honor of Father’s Day, Chef JJ has cooked up a very special four-course special that features Sweet Corn with Crab Meat soup; choice of Baked Lobster, Escargot or Crab Rangoon; a new entrée, Lamb Stew, as the main course; and for dessert, a selection from any of the restaurant’s mouthwatering desserts. Or celebrate Dad with a whole cake, which will be available for a special price of $24 (regular $30).

Call: 942.7622 Hours: Monday-Sunday, 8-11 a.m. (breakfast); 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (lunch); 5-10 p.m. (dinner)

Fit for the manliest of appetites, Kit n Kitchen’s FourCourse Special includes Mediterranean Veggies Soup; Jazz of Seafood, a concoction of crab comfort, black truffle pate and garlic-basil shrimp; choice of Roasted Leg of Lamb, Pan-Fried Basil Salmon, Beef Osso Bucco Milanese, Baked Seafood Pasta, Beef Burgundy Risotto or Rib-Eye Steak; and for dessert, a choice of cheesecake, chocolate cake, ice cream sundae or crème brulee.

Call: 941.6161 Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Give Dad something sweet with a homemade treat from La Palme D’or. A must-have is the Baked Cheesecake ($28), made with a cranberry-hazelnut cookie crust and topped with toasted nuts, dried fruits and whipped cream. Or try the Rockey Chocolate ($4.05), a chocolate sponge cake layered with milk chocolate cream and topped with chocolate-coated hazelnuts and macadamia nuts. Either dessert can be given a special Father’s Day decoration for no extra fee.

KANIKAPILAGRILLE

Call: 924.4990 Hours: Monday-Sunday, 6:30 a.m.-10 p.m.

2169 Kalia Road // Outrigger Reef on the Beach

Good surf, good food and good music – what more could Dad ask for this Father’s Day? And that’s just what he’ll get at Kani Ka Pila Grille, where the Father’s Day menu includes Salt and Pepper Pork Chops ($13), Pulehu Rib-Eye with Cabernet Sauce ($14) and Jumbo Seared Scallops with Wasabi Pepper Butter Sauce ($14), and the musical act stars Mailani, performing live from 6 to 9 p.m. June 19.

Father’s Day Appetizers // $13-$14

KOBEJAPANESESTEAKHOUSE

Call: 941.4444 Hours: 5:30-10 p.m. nightly

1841 Ala Moana Blvd. // Waikiki In celebration of Father’s Day, Kobe Steak House is bringing back an old favorite – the RibEye Steak Dinner. Dad will appreciate the hearty 12-ounce portion of tender, juicy steak served with a side helping of fried rice, pickled vegetables, shabu shabu soup, teppan shrimp, assorted grilled vegetables, bean sprouts and hot green tea. This special is available June 17-19 only, and as an extra treat, Red Velvet and Double Chocolate Cupcakes ($5 each, $6 with a small scoop of ice cream) also will be available for a limited time.

Rib-Eye Steak Dinner // $45

LARRY’SBAKERY

Call: 422.0059 Hours: Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-1 p.m.; Saturday, 8-9 a.m. for pre-order pick-up only

4369 Lawehana St., #B2 // Salt Lake

In the words of Homer Simpson, “Mmmmm … beer …” Larry’s Bakery takes a cue from TV’s favorite dad with a selection of drool-worthy Father’s Day decorated cakes, cookies and cupcakes inspired by Pop’s beloved brew. It is highly advised to place orders at least two days in advance.

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Call: 946.3828 Hours: Monday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

NAPOLEON’SBAKERY Various locations on Oahu

At Napoleon’s Bakery, dads take the cake – literally. This month the restaurant is offering three desserts made just for Dad, including a Lemon Dream Cake ($15), Tiramisu Torte ($17) and a Dobash Cake ($16.30) decorated with a special Father’s Day message.

Don’t let its name fool you – Mini Garden is not small on selection or taste, which is why it is the perfect spot for a Father’s Day meal out. Sample the Father’s Day Special ($19.99) — braised abalone with black mushrooms, or choose from any of the other specialties and receive 10 percent off dine-in orders or 20 percent off takeout.

Father’s Day Special // $19.99

Father’s Day Specials // Prices vary

NEWLIU’SCHOPSUEY 1620 N. School St. // Kamehameha Shopping Center

Dine-In Party Menu // $99-$120 for 10 people

PAGODAFLOATINGRESTAURANT 1525 Rycroft St. // Waikiki

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No matter the occasion, New Liu’s Chop Suey is the place to be, especially with two expansive menus that can easily serve 10 people. Menu A ($99) includes Chinese favorites like Egg Blossom Soup, Sweet-Sour Spare Ribs, Salt & Pepper Shrimp and Oyster Sauce Chicken, while Menu B ($120) has Scallop Soup, Stuffed Eggplant, Beef Broccoli, Walnut Shrimp, Minute Chicken On Noodle and more.

Call: 948.8356 Hours: Buffets offered June 19, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (brunch); 4-9:30 p.m. (dinner)

Celebrate Father’s Day all day long at Pagoda, where a brunch and dinnertime buffet both offer a wide assortment of delectable delights, including Eggs Benedict, Belgian Waffles, Shrimp and Vegetable tempura, Alaskan Snow Crab Legs, Sushi Hand-Roll Station, specialty desserts and a 30-day aged Black Angus Prime Rib of Beef that is slow-roasted and seasoned to perfection.

PAESANORISTORANTE 2752 Woodlawn Drive // 98-1277 Kaahumanu St.//Honolulu

Online: www.paesanohawaii.com Hours: Vary by location

Make Dad cry, “Mama mia!” with the Seafood Portabella at Paesano Ristorante. A medley of lobster meat and jumbo shrimp sautéed with garlic and onion, the dish also includes sundried tomatoes, portabella mushrooms, spinach and asparagus all cooked to perfection in a sherry wine-butter sauce.

Seafood Portabella // $29.90

PANYABISTRO Ala Moana Center

Call: 946.6388 Hours: Monday-Saturday, 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Attention all fathers with a sweet tooth: This Father’s Day (June 19), Panya Bistro will give all dads a complimentary dessert with the purchase of an entrée at the dine-in eatery. As an extra bonus, any son or daughter dining with Dad who can show their waiter their own hand-made Father’s Day card will receive a free scoop of ice cream!

Father’s Day Special Treat // Free


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PHOKITCHEN 2919 Kapiolani Blvd. // Market City Shopping Center

Call: 735.8488 Hours: Monday-Tuesday, Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Wednesday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.

PHOMYLIEN

Call: 488.4900 Hours: Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Westridge Shopping Center // Aiea

Offer Dad a Father’s Day meal that is as tasty as it is healthy with Pho My Lien’s Seafood Salad. The homemade dish is made with shrimps and squid mixed with celery, mint leaves, lettuce, onion and a special house dressing.

For a meal sure to warm Dad from the inside out, head to Pho Kitchen for a bowl of Char Siu Wonton Pho. Made with char siu, wonton, egg, lettuce, green onion and Chinese parsley, this dish can be enjoyed as a main course or as an appetizer to a heartier meal.

Char Siu Wonton Pho // $10.95

ROMANO’SMACARONIGRILL Ala Moana Center

Seafood Salad // $4.99

Call: 356.8300 Hours: June 19, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

RUTH’SCHRISSTEAKHOUSE

Online: www.ruthschris.com Hours: June 19, open from 4p.m.

Restaurant Row // Waikiki Beach Walk on Oahu

To celebrate Father’s Day, Ruth’s Chris Steak House has crafted a special three-course menu featuring many favorite dishes. The meal begins with choice of Caesar Salad, Lettuce Wedge or Louisiana Gumbo; continues with entrée selections that include Bone-In Ribeye, Surf and Turf, New York Strip topped with Grilled Jumbo Shrimp, or the Signature Filet and Crab Cake; sides of Creamed Spinach, Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Sautéed Mushrooms or Steamed Rice; and for the finale, a choice of Ruth’s famous New Orleans Bread Pudding, Chocolate Sin Cake or Ice Cream Sundae for dessert.

The chefs at Romano’s Macaroni Grill have created a special meal just for Father’s Day, with entrees that include Seafood Linguine, Eggplant Parmigiana and Mushroom Ravioli, along with desserts such as Smothered Chocolate Cake and the restaurant’s famous Tiramisu. Every dad will receive a special gift as well as the chance to win multiple prize giveaways.

Father’s Day Menu // Prices vary

SAMCHOY’S

BREAKFAST,LUNCH&CRAB 580 N. Nimitz Hwy. // Honolulu

Father’s Day Buffets // $29.95 adults, $16.95 keiki ages 5-12 (brunch); $32.95 adults, $18.95 keiki (dinner)

Father’s Day Sunday Menu // $68.95

Call: 545.7979 Hours: Buffets offered June 19, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. (brunch); 4-8:30 p.m. (dinner)

The buffet selection at Sam Choy’s BLC is sure to satisfy any big-daddy appetite. Here’s proof: The brunch buffet features a wide array of ono salads and apps, an island poke station, breakfast pastries, pancakes, waffles, omelette station, steamed crab and prime rib carving stations, hot entrees and fresh baked desserts, while the dinner buffet spread includes many of the same items as well as steamed snow crab legs, Portuguese chicken roulade and a chocolate fountain.

SEKIYA’S

Online: www.SekiyasRestaurant.com Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; FridaySaturday, 8 a.m.-11 p.m.

RESTAURANT&DELICATESSEN 2746 Kaimuki Ave. // Honolulu

Sekiya’s has a full-course meal perfect for the hungry man in your life. The dish features chicken marinated in a light shoyu-sugar sauce until tender, then deep-fried to a golden crisp. The bird is served with a tangy daikon sauce and comes with a side of rice, miso soup, tsukemono and hot Japanese green tea. And what meal would be complete without dessert? Seykiya’s also offers chocolate, vanilla and strawberry milkshakes ($4.25 each) made the old-fashioned way using real ice cream.

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Call: 677.1919 Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

Let Dad relive his childhood by heading over to Shakey’s Pizza Parlor for some food and fun. In addition to a game room stocked with arcade games, fathers of all ages will enjoy the Mojo Supreme, a plate of Shakey’s signature Mojo potato wedges topped with melted Cheddar and mozzarella cheeses, crispy bacon, green onions, black olives, salsa and sour cream.

Mojo Supreme // $9.99

WAILANACOFFEEHOUSE

Call: 955.1764 Hours: Open 24 hours

1860 Ala Moana Blvd. // Waikiki

TANAKASAIMIN 888 N. Nimitz Hwy. // Honolulu

Father’s Day Specials // $22.95

THEWILLOWS 901 Hausten St. // Honolulu

Wailana Coffee House never disappoints when it comes to celebratory meals, and Father’s Day is no exception. The local eatery offers three complete dinners from 11 a.m. to midnight June 19, including a New York Steak with Onion Rings ($16.95), Seafood Continental ($13.95) and Chicken Florentine ($12.95). Or enjoy breakfast – Eggs Benedict Royal ($9.95) – any time of day, along with a glass of wine ($3.75) to accompany your meal.

Father’s Day Menu // Prices vary

ZIPPY’S

Online: www.zippys.com Hours: Special menu available June 18-19, 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m.

Various locations on Oahu

Father’s Day Brunch and Dinner Buffet // $39.95 adults, $19.95 keiki ages 4-10

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Online: www.zpizza.com Hours: Vary by location

The solution for a dad with an extra-large appetite – an extra-large pizza from Zpizza, of course! As a special Father’s Day treat, the revolutionary restaurant is offering $5 off any extra-large pie, including the ZBQ, Mexican, American, Provence and Santa Fe, a spiced-up pizza made with chipotle pesto, mozzarella, chicken sausage, red onions, corn, Serrano chilies, tomatoes and cilantro.

Father’s Day Discount // $5 off any extra-large pizza 2 0 1 1

Tanaka Saimin has two specials just for this Father’s Day weekend, June 18-19. Choose either a Roast Prime Rib with Lobster Tail or Teriyaki Steak; both come with a side of garlic potatoes and steamed vegetables with choice of mashed potatoes or rice. Just be sure to save room for the free ice cream sundae, made with chocolate or vanilla HäagenDazs ice cream topped with whipped cream, chocolate syrup and macadamia nuts.

1200 Ala Moana Blvd. // 151 Hekili St.

Head into Zippy’s to assemble a Father’s Day meal made just for dear old Dad. Choose from Garlic Rib Steak, Chinatown Steamed Opakapaka or Zippy’s newest item, a Braised Pork Shank, as your main course; choice of soup or salad, dinner roll, dessert and a beverage complete the meal.

Father’s Day Specials // Prices vary

Call: 524.2020 Hours: Monday-Thursday, 6 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday, 6 a.m.-11 p.m.; Saturday, 7 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sunday, 7 a.m.-9 p.m.


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Hee Hing brings unique twist to tofu By Chris Fleck ee Hing introduced the Pei Pa Tofu to its menu a few years ago and it’s been a hit ever since. After gaining popularity on the reg-

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Call: 735.5544 Hours: Monday - Sunday 10:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.

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ular menu, the dish has worked its way onto the restaurant’s impressive banquet menu as well. So, just what is it about this tofu delight that has diners begging for more? For starters, the Pei Pa Tofu ($13.95) showcases a simple, soft-silken tofu, which is then mixed with minced shrimp and Virginia ham. This magnificent paring is then quickly deep fried and served over a bed of spinach, with a zesty cilantro topping. “This is a real healthy dish, especially because it is not greasy. We use yellow soybeans, which do not have much cholesterol or fat content, so it is a special dish for

healthy people,” says Hee Hing general manager David Koc. With the origins of tofu dating back nearly 2,000 years ago to China, it’s safe to say that this traditional vegetarian dish has evolved over the centuries. In fact, a variety of options are now available for meat lovers. “Pei Pa Tofu is a very traditional Chinese dish. It has a little crunch on the outside, but is still soft and tender inside,” adds Koc. Other tofu choices at Hee Hing include Ma Po Tofu, Golden Fried Silky Tofu, or the restaurant’s specialty Medium Fried Tofu, served in a taro basket with vegetables.

Pei Pa tofu ($13.95) Nathalie Walker photo

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343 Saratoga Road (808)

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1 The Willows’ Three Peppercorn Seared Ahi on Crispy Won Ton ($34.95, feeds 15 to 20 people) 2 Kozo Sushi’s Dragon Maki ($6.99) 3 Eggs ‘n Things’ Fresh Ahi Steak dinner special ($12.85) 4 The Willows’ Ahi Poke is a hit, seasoned with ogo, green onions, Maui onions, drizzled with sesame oil and sprinkled with chili flakes and a kimchi seasoning. 5 Kozo’s Maricel Cadiz with a tray of Dragon Maki.

is available on the catering menu only. According to Matsukawa, this delectable delicacy is a popular item among locals and is regarded as one of The Willow’s most highly requested items on the catering menu. So, whatever your heart desires, expect to be dined to the nines when it comes to all things “ahi-rific!” “We’re known for our poke, so I would say that yes, ahi is one of our signature items here at The Willows,” Matsukawa says.

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Agreed. The Ahi Steak is so tender and flavorful, and when paired with my choice of pancakes, it’s like a match made in heaven! Eggs 'N Things Where: 343 Saratoga Road Call: 923.3447

The Willows When you think of The Willows, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Ono food? Live music? A peaceful and relaxing atmosphere within a beautifully lush setting? How about all of the above? Yes, The Willows is all of this and more, having made its way to the top of my list for savory local favorites. In all honesty, the ahi here is to die for. Thanks to executive chef Jay Matsukawa, The Willows serves up an array of ahi that is out-of-this-world delicious. Matsukawa’s famous Ahi Poke and Sashimi are showcased as part of the restaurant’s dinner buffet, offered 24 | DINING OUT | JUNE 5-11, 2011

5 daily for $34.95, and lunch buffet available weekdays for $19.95. “Our Ahi Poke is seasoned with ogo, green onions, Maui onions and drizzled with sesame oil. It’s then sprinkled with chili flakes and a kimchi seasoning,” Matsukawa explains. “Our sashimi is very smooth.” The Three Peppercorn Seared Ahi on Crispy Won Ton, served with a sesame vinaigrette ($34.95 feeds 15 to 20 people),

The Willows 901 Hausten St. 952.9200

Kozo Sushi The ahi addict and sushi lover in me couldn’t be any happier with Hawaii’s premier choice for takeout sushi. Kozo Sushi’s magnificent array of ahi samplings has long been a classic for any party or celebration. My favorite sushi pick has got to be Kozo’s Dragon Maki ($6.99), which offers

the perfect combination of sweet and spicy. This zesty masterpiece is a feast for all the senses, and features eight pieces of shrimp tempura maki paired with fresh lettuce and seasoned with a sweet teriyaki sauce. It’s then topped with fresh ahi, masago, green onions and sesame seeds, drizzled with an extra bit of teriyaki and spicy sauce to give it an added kick. The Dynamite Maki ($7.25), a shrimp tempura maki with ahi and masago, topped off with barbecue potato chips, sesame seeds, green onions and drizzled with a spicy sauce with wasabi mayo is also among my favorites. Trust me, you can’t just take one bite without wanting more — you’ll be hooked on this ahi cuisine. Without a doubt, Kozo’s sushi makers display pure and utter talent, and with locations throughout Oahu, you won’t have to go far to partake in Kozo Sushi wonders.

Kozo Sushi 1029 Makolu St. #C 455.6805


Contact Sarah Pacheco at diningout@staradvertiser.com

House Special Pan Fried Noodle ($12.55) Nathalie Walker photos

his week’s Foodie Fare comes to you from the Golden State (Palm Desert, Calif., to be precise), where healthy food and fresh options are in ample supply. Taking a cue from the West Coast lifestyle, it is only fitting that our featured restaurant is California Wok. Located on the first level of Ala Moana Center near Macy’s, the tiny dine-in, take-out eatery serves uniquely inspired dishes made with only the finest, freshest ingredients available. “The items on the menu are all cooked to order,” says manager Winnie Li of the creations cooked up by California Wok’s own chef. Among the list of one-of-a-kind Chef’s Specialties are the Dragon and Phoenix ($12.29), Hoisin Four Delights ($12.55) and a House Special Pan Fried Noodle ($12.55). A combination of large shrimp in a Szechwan sauce and General Gau’s chicken, the Dragon and Phoenix is a spicy-sweet, light meal, perfect for the impending summer months when diners crave something full of flavor but not fat. Another healthy option is the Hoisin Four Delights, a medley of stir-fried beef, shrimp, chicken and pork

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mixed with scallions and water chestnuts in a hoisin sauce. Or sample the House Special Pan Fried Noodle, a heaping portion of shrimp, squid, chicken and scallops mixed with fresh vegetables over a bed of pan-fried noodles. “And we don’t have MSG here; we only use cholesterol-free canola oil,” Li adds. Each Chef’s Specialty comes 1 with a side serving of steamed rice and can be modified to meet customers’ specific dietary needs. “The customers can request their own plates — whether they don’t want sugar, salt or sauce,” explains Li. “The (menu items) are all cooked to order, that way the people can order what they want and we cook it so it’s fresh.”

California Wok Ala Moana Center 1450 Al Moana Blvd. 947.1332 californiawokhawaii.com Ample free parking available Open 9:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. daily

2 1 Dragon and Phoenix ($12.29)

2 Hoisin Four Delights ($12.55)

Nathalie Walker photos

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Jackie (left) and Star Ancheta take time out to enjoy lunch at Ton Ton Ramen. Leah Friel photo

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pen daily in the Waipahu Town Center, Ton Ton Ramen knows a thing or two about enticing noodle dishes that are both healthy and fresh with no MSG. Owner Ken Cho opened this West side eatery in December 2004, specializing in your traditional favorites like Miso Ramen, Chicken Katsu Ramen and more. Dining Out recently dropped in at this ramen establishment, curious to

know what local residents such as Star Ancheta and daughter Jackie Ancheta simply can’t resist. Star Ancheta: “We got the Seafood Crispy Noodle ($8.95) and Mochiko Chicken Rice ($5.25 mini, $7.75 regular) and Gyoza ($2.95 4-piece, $3.75 6piece). This is my favorite place.” Jackie Ancheta: “This is my first time here, but the food is really good.”

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Ton Ton Ramen Where: Waipahu Town Center 94-050 Farrington Hwy.

Make Father’s Day extra special by treating him to Sansei or d.k Steak House. Featuring only the freshest ingredients from our Island’s farms and fisheries. Served Sunday June 19th, from 5:30pm to 10:00pm

Call: 677.5388 Hours: Open Sunday through Thursday 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. and Friday-Saturday 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Visit DKRestaurants.com for Father’s Day menu For reservations: Sansei, 931-6286 d.k Steak House, 931-6280 Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa 2552 Kalakaua Ave. 3 hours of FREE self-parking with validation


recipe

Onaga with Spinach Risotto By Chef Chai Chaowasaree saute pancetta until lightly browned. Add garlic and shallots, and cook until golden. • Incorporate pineapple, vinegar, sugar, ketchup and sweet chili, and let simmer until consistency has reduced into thin syrup. (Use chicken stock if needed to fully cook pineapple.) • While sauce is reducing, season and pan sear the onaga skin side down until crispy, then flip and finish.

Spinach risotto: Ingredients: • 4 8-ounce onaga fillets • 1 cup diced pineapple • 20 ounces diced pancetta • 4 tablespoons sugar • 2 tablespoons rice wine

vinegar • 1 tablespoon ketchup • 2 teaspoons sweet chili sauce • 1 tablespoon minced garlic

• 1 tablespoon minced shallot • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil Preparation: • In a pan, add oil and

• 2 cups Arborio rice • 1 tablespoon diced white onions • 1 tablespoon diced leeks (white part only) • 1 tablespoon minced garlic • 1 tablespoon minced

shallot • 3-4 cups chicken stock • 1 cup fresh baby spinach • ½ cup cream • 2 tablespoons butter • 1/3 cup shredded Parmesan • zest from a lemon

but not all of it — to cover risotto and let simmer. • Stir often so bottom doesn’t burn. Add stock until risotto is al dente. • Add cream, butter and cheese. Toss spinach into risotto and season.

Preparation: • In a sauté pan, add olive oil and saute onion and leeks until translucent. • Add garlic, shallots and risotto, and saute until risotto is coated. • Pour enough stock —

Plating: Place risotto in center of plate. Set fish on top and glaze the fish with the pancetta-and-pineapple mixture. Drizzle sauce around risotto and garnish with sliced green onions.

Dining Out is a vital part of our success! Dining Out is essential reading for all who love to eat. Everyone reads Dining Out, both local and tourist. As a family owned business for over 30 years, On On relies on Dining Out to help us to get the word out and stay fresh in the minds of our customers, bringing in the new and driving back the regulars. As soon as we list any of our special items and party menus in Dining Out the response is immediate. We've been advertising a long time in Dining Out and will continue to do so: it is a vital part of our success! Wong Ohana OnOn at McCully 1110 McCully St. 946-8833

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WHERE TO DINE Ige’s Restaurant & 19th Puka

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4 Kings Kitchen

Breakfast

2671 S. King St. 951-5464

Lunch

Atlantis Seafood & Steak

Dinner

2284 Kalakaua Avenue 922-6868

After Midnight

d.k Steakhouse

Alcohol served

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

98-761 Oihana Place, Aiea 486-3500

Tropics Bar & Grill

Larry’s Bakery

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

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Eggs n’ Things 343 Saratoga Road 923-EGGS (3447)

Catering

by Chef JJ

La Palme D’or Ala Moana Center - Mall Level Mountain side, next to Shirokiya 941-6161

4369 Lawehana St. (across Target in Salt Lake) 422-0059

Napoleon’s Bakery

901 Hausten St. 952-9200

Located inside of Zippy’s

Panya

BAKERY Fendu Boulangerie 2752 Woodlawn Dr. Manoa Marketplace 988-4310

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

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June 19, 2011 4-Course Meal - $24.70

Served with Baked or Mashed Potato, French Fries or Rice, Corn on the Cob, Haupia Pudding

Cream of Sweet Corn & Crab Meat

Choice of Appetizers

All of the above dinners include our “All you can eat” Salad Bar and Coffee • Tea or Soft Drink

Portugese Sweet Bread Special

Baked Lobster Avocado Crab Lagoon with Plum Sauce or Escargot

$ 50

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Choice of Entrees Fisherman Pie • Seafood Brioche Baked Salmon • Baked Lamb Wellington Lamb Stew • Cheese Ravioli Lobster and More! NOW ACCEPTING RESERVATIONS

955-1764

Open 24 Hours 1860 Ala Moana Blvd. Validated Parking

3-Course $ Menu

plus tax

Soup of the Day

Choice of Dessert

Private Room Available - BYOB JJ Bistro • 3447 WAIALAE AVENUE 739-0993 J2 • 3447 WAIALAE AVENUE 626-5358

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Prime Rib & Shrimp Scampi Includes Soup or Salad & Ice Cream

2284 Kalakaua Ave.

Open 7 Days from 11am-10pm

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WHERE TO DINE A Catered Experience

CAFE

BUFFET Camellia Buffet

Anytime Cafe

930 McCully St. 951-0511/0611

Market City Shopping Center 2919 Kapiolani Blvd 735-3888

Ho Ho Chinese Cuisine

Koko Cafe

590 Farrington Hwy 692-9880

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

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

2494 S. Beretania St. 944-0449

1023 Maunakea St. 521-4492

Kahai Street Kitchen

Chin’s Harbor View Restaurant

237 Kalihi Street, 845-0320

1 Aloha Tower Drive, #283 538-9881

Duck Yun

CHINESE

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

California Wok Ala Moana Shopping Center, Ground Level (between Macy’s & Radio Shack) 947-1332

CATERERS

Yakiniku Camellia Buffet

Chin’s Chinatown Restaurant

94-1068 Ka Uka Blvd. 677-7744

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

Canton House Restaurant

1132 Cafe

162 N. Hotel St. 521-3788

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

Canton Seafood Restaurant

Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant

923 Keeaumoku St. 955-3388

111 N. King St. 521-8268

DA BRUDDAHS FATHER’S DAY DINNER BUFFET & SHOW Sunday – June 19, 2011 • Dinner: 5:30 pm • Show: 7:00 pm PAGODA HOTEL • C’est si Bon Ballroom (2nd floor) ENTREES FEATURED Prime Rib of Beef, Carved to order • Steamed Crab Legs • Roasted Pork Loin • Island Style Steamed Fish • Sesame Nori Chicken

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SALAD BAR & DESSERT STATION Adults: $48.00 inclusive • Children: $19.95 inclusive (3 – 8 yrs of age) TICKETS ARE NON REFUNDABLE MUST BE PAID IN ADVANCE

Cupcake Bouquets Custom Cookies • Cakes Gift Baskets • Fundraising

Phone: 948-8369 or 948-8370

A new twist on an old favorite New Hours of Operation: Breakfast Service: Sunday 6:30am-9:30am, Monday-Friday 6:30am-10:00am, Saturday 6:30am-10:30am, Sunday Brunch 10:00am-2:00pm Lunch Service: Monday-Saturday 11:00am-2:00pm Dinner Buffet: Wednesday-Sunday 5:00pm-9:30pm *For information/reservations call Pagoda Restaurant at 948-8356

Back by Popular Demand Our Famous Cinnamon Bread!

4369 Lawehana St. (across Target in Salt Lake) www.larrysbakery.com or find us on

10% OFF ENTIRE MENU

Must present coupon to receive offer. Expires 6/30/11. Cannot be combined with any special or discount.

677-5388

Soft Rib Ramen

94-050 Farrington Hwy. • Waipahu, HI 96797

Start Your Day with I Love Country Cafe Breakfast Special

RESTAURANT

Buy one get one FREE

SUNTORY

of Equal or Lesser Value Mon - Fri Only • 7-11am

Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center, 3rd Floor

With coupon; one offer per coupon. CASH SALES ONLY. Not valid with any other promotion or discount. Expires 6/13/11

restaurantsuntory.com

Hawaii’s Choice For Quality Dining & Catering!

946-6388

Serving Hawaii for more than 20 years

FATHER’S DAY SEAFOOD & DIM SUM BUFFET

New Location

$88

885 Queen Street (Just Ewa of Ward Ave -formerly Hamada Store)

Mon-Fri 7am - 6pm Sat-Sun 7am-3pm

Navy Exchange Pearl Harbor NEX Food Court 2nd Floor

CATERING HOTLINE 783-7901

www.ilovecountrycafehawaii.com

ALA MOANA CENTER, MALL LEVEL, MAUKA NEXT TO VICTORIA’S SECRET

922-5511

Lobster Dinner for 4 MON-THURS ONLY Dim Sum2.95 $ starts @

“Best Chinese Restaurant on the island!” - Martin Yan

Soup of the Day • Live Maine Lobster (1.25lbs.) • Signature Fried Chicken (Half) • Pork Ribs w/Chefs Special Sauce • Sautéed Fish Fillet w/ Seasonal Vegetables • Steamed Rice • Dessert

Seafood Restaurant Affordable Elegance

June 19, 2011 Adult ....................................$24.95 Senior & Children 3-10 ......$19.95 Children Under 3 ..................FREE Open 10:30am to 10:00pm Ala Moana Shopping Center (above Macy’s)

RESER VATIONS (808) 947-8818

jadedynastyhawaii.com

Special Graduation Menu $238.00 PER TABLE OF 10 Roasted Meat Appetizer Platter Seafood & Seaweed Soup Dynasty Style Golden Fried Chicken Chef Special Style Tenderloin Steamed Fish Filets with Ham & Vegetable in a Lotus Wrap Tea-smoked Tiger Shrimps Veggie with Albalone Sauce Pan Fried E-Mein Dessert - Mango Pudding

Buffet Menu Dim Sums, Crab Legs, Roasted Duck, Salt & Pepper Shrimp and much more

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WHERE TO DINE Happy Day Chinese Restaurant

Lung Fung Chinese Restaurant

3553 Waialae Ave. 738-8666

5724 Kalanianaole Hwy. 377-5566

New Liu’s Chop Suey

new

Mandalay (The)

Hee Hing Restaurant

Angelo Pietro Honolulu 1585 Kapiolani Blvd. #110 941-0555

Bibas

Nice Day Chinese Seafood Restaurant

1055 Alakea St. 525-8585

449 Kapahulu Ave. 735-5544

FAMILY DINING

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

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

Liliha Square 524-1628

Jade Dynasty Seafood Restaurant

Maple Garden / Yen King

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

Little Villlage Noodle House 1113 Smith St. 545-3008

Fresh Catch

On at McCully ON ON On 1110 McCully St.

909 Isenberg St. 941-6641

at McCully

946-8833

Mini Garden Orient & Vegetarian Cuisine

Seafood Village Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa

2065 S. Beretania St. 946-3828

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

45-1118 Kam Hwy 235-POKE (7653) 3109 Waialae Ave 735-POKE (7653)

I Love Country Cafe 885 Queen St. 4725 Bougainville Dr. 783-7901

Father’s Day Special

$1 OFF Any Bread purchases over $4

Baked Cheesecake 7 inches $28

Must present coupon • exp. 6/9/11

DAILY BREAD SPECIALS TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY

Rustic Kalamata Olive Bread Sundried Tomato Cheesebread Foccacia Derecco Walnut Raisin Hamakua Farms Mushroom Bread Buckwheat Fig

Ala Moana Center • Mall Level

(Mountain side, next to Shirokiya) www.lapalmedor-usa.com 941-6161

“All Natural no added chemicals”

www.sushisan.com Open Daily 11am – 9pm • 1411 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 1 • (808) 944-0670

Signature dishes offered as Daily Specials

988-4310 2752 Woodlawn Dr. • Manoa Marketplace

Tues-Sat 7:30am-7pm; Sunday 7:30am-3pm

ON ATI ES E! U D I GRAART OM P ELC W

941-2835 KIDS EAT FREE MONDAY & TUESDAY KIDS - Ages 2 to 7 years old. 1 Child per Adult

50 Different Items to Choose From

* *

Open for Plate Lunch Tue - Fri 10:30am - 1:30pm Mini Okinawan Sweet Potato & Kalua Pork Cakes

Ricotta Stuffed Chicken

Soft Shell Crab Alfredo

Catering Available Everyday!

237 KALIHI ST.

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

FREE ENTREE ON YOUR B-DAY!

1936 S. King St. Local Japanese Style Dining Dinner 5 - Midnight • Late Pupus 10 - 2am

* *

(Corner of Kahai and Kalihi)

ph 845-0320 fax 842-4273 kahaistreet-kitchen.com

Celebrate Your Graduate’s Achievement! Create Your Own Graduation Menu from $10.95 per person. Pupu, Custom, Hawaiian & Prime Rib Menus also available!

FREE PARKING!

2494 S. Beretania St.

AUTHENTIC KOREAN DISHES Lunch Specials & Plates starting at $5.99 Happy Hour 4-7pm All American Beers $2.00 Soju - $4.95 Appetizers starting at $4.95

Available for events booked through August 31, 2011.

Minimum 25 guests, delivery fees may apply.

Call

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

*

LUNCH 10:30am-2:30pm...$15.95 DINNER 2:30pm-10pm......$22.95

677-7744 to order or visit www.acateredexperience.com for more info.

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

KOREAN CUISINE • LUNCH $15.95 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM • DINNER $22.95 2:30 PM -10 PM Kal Bi, Sirloin, Chicken, Sashimi Spicy Pork, Oysters (Fri/Sat/Su) *DISCOUNT EXCLUDES ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGESWITH THIS AD. EXP. 6/30/11.

930 McCully St. • 951-0511/951-0611

• PRIVATE PARTY ROOM • CONVENIENT PARKING


WHERE TO DINE IHOP

Kenny’s Restaurant

Panya Bistro • Bakery • Bar

Wailana Coffee House

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

1620 N. School St. 841-0931

Ala Moana Center, Mauka - Mall Level 946-6388

1860 Ala Moana Blvd. 955-1764

J2 Asian Fusion

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

Restaurant Epic Zippy’s

1131 Nuuanu Ave. 587-7877

Call the one nearest you.

Kani Ka Pila Grille

Shakey’s Pizza Parlor

2169 Kalia Rd, Outrigger Reef on the Beach

626-5368

924-4990

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

JJ Bistro & French Pastry

Kit N Kitchen

Tanaka Saimin

1010 University Avenue 942-7622

888 N. Nimitz Hwy #103 524-2020

3441 Waialae Ave.

3447 Waialae Ave.

739-0993

FILIPINO Max’s Of Manila 94-300 Farrington Hwy 801 Dillingham Blvd. 951-6297

FREE PIZZA!

Now accepting reservations & catering for GRADUATION!

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

Build your own 10” pizza with unlimited toppings. *Take out only, w/coupon; not to be combined with any other offer. Expires 6/15/11.

Best d Foo e Gr ek wn! o in T

(Limit 1 per customer. Not combinable with other offers. Equal or lesser value.) Exp. 6/30/11.

Also available Pasta • Burgers • Salads • Sandwiches OPEN TIL MIDNIGHT! 2919 Kapiolani Blvd., #218

Private Party Rooms Available

MARKET CITY SHPG CNTR 735-3888

“Cuisine of the Philippines” 801 Dillingham (next to Costco)

396-8441

Koko Marina Shopping Center

Shrimp Scampi

951-MAXS (6297)

Since 1945

Won Ton Noodle

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

www.maxsofmanila.com

Try Our Tasty PORK TOFU! Pork Tofu simmered in our special broth... Delicious!

Featuring our

NEW Salad Bar Included with Entrees

Dinner Daily from 4:30pm 949 Kapahulu Avenue

OD ONLY 10% OFF 4:FO30 - 6:30pm Betweethnthis coupon wi g Alcohol Now Servin

(corner of Kapahulu and Kaimuki Ave.)

732-7666

This coupon cannot be combined with other offers. Expires 6/11/11

FRESH

SIMPLE

AFFORDABLE

Father’s Day ~ Sunday, June 19, 2011 DIM SUM BUFFET

DINNER BUFFET

Seating at: 10AM and 12PM

Seating at: 5:00PM and 7:00PM

FEATURING: Hong Kong Style Dim Sum Soups & Salads Beef Broccoli, Salt & Pepper Shrimp, Orange Chicken More Entrées & Desserts

FEATURING: Roasted Pig, Snow Crab Legs, Prime Rib, Peking Duck w/Bun, and Shrimp Cocktail Soups & Salads Stir Fried Entrees More Entrées & Desserts Adults $27.99

Adults $21.99

Seniors 60 & Over $17.99 Children ages 3 -12 $13.99

Check out our Daily Specials Private Parties and Fundraisers * LIVE Entertainment *

98-761 Oihana Place, Aiea • Ph: 486-3500 www.igesrestaurant.com

1055 Alakea St. 525-8585

Serving Hawaii for 75 Years!

2746 Kaimuki Ave

732-1656 www.SekiyasRestaurant.com

NOW!

Shabu Shabu

HO HO Chinese Cuisine 590 Farrington Hwy Kapolei Marketplace

692-9880

11:30 am-2:30 pm; 5 pm-10 pm (Closed Tuesdays)

MANOA MARKETPLACE (Tons of FREE Parking) 988-1551

ACROSS KAIMUKI H.S.

Book Your Graduation Party

Hanaki

www.themandalayhawaii.com Free Parking Mon- Fri after 5pm & All Day Sat & Sun

SEKIYA’S RESTAURANT & DELICATESSEN

RESTAURANT & 19TH PUKA

Seniors 60 & Over $24.99 Children ages 3 -12 $17.99

Excluding all coupons and other discounts. Dine-in only.

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

Pork Hash Half Moon $.70

Seafood Lunch starting at $ 50 9 Seafood-Crableg Dinner Buffet starting at $ 15 95 Manapua Special $1.25 Baked $1.35 Steamed

Shrimp Dumplings $.70

Open Mon.-Sat. 6AM • Sun. 8AM DINING OUT | JUNE 5-11, 2011 | 31


WHERE TO DINE FINE DINING

Top of Waikiki

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

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

ITALIAN

Waikiki Business Plaza 2270 Kalakaua Ave. 923-3877

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

Romanos Macaroni Grill Ala Moana Center Hookipa Terrace 356-8300

GREEK Greek Marina

Sam Choy’s BLC

Chai’s Island Bistro

Koko Marina Shopping Center 7192 Kalanianaole Hwy. 396-8441

580 N. Nimitz Hwy. 545-7979

Aloha Tower Market Pl. 585-0011

The Fat Greek

Stage Restaurant

Hy’s Steak House

Manoa Marketplace 2752 Woodlawn Dr. 988-5923

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

1250 Kapiolani Blvd. 237-5429

2440 Kuhio Ave. 922-5555

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

Celebrate with zpizza

Sausage Omelette w/Rice JUNE EARLY BIRD •• Portugese Waffle w/Strawberry or Blueberry Topping

BREAKFAST SPECIAL $4.99 each Everyday 6-10am Fathers receive FREE Ice Cream!

524-2020 NOW SERVING DESSERTS: BANANA CREAM, PASSION ORANGE & MORE!

MON-THUR: 6am - 9pm FRI: 6am - 11pm SAT: 7am - 11pm SUN: 7am - 9pm

FATHER’S DAY Special

$10

Choice of Two: • 2pc Shrimp & 2pc Vegetable Tempura • Chicken Katsu • Chicken, Beef or Pork Teriyaki • Chicken Karaage • Ahi (plain, salted or teriyaki) • Sashimi, Salmon or Unagi add $2 more to meal price Includes Miso Soup, Cold Tofu, Tsukemono, Gyoza and Tea………$

OFF

pick-up orders of $100 or more. (Must include pasta pan and/or sandwich platter.) Good thru 6/30/11. Please place order 48 hours in advance.

zpizza

12.95

WARD CENTRE

KAILUA

1200 Ala Moana

151 Hekili Street

596-0066

230-8400

(Auahi Streetfront)

(Next to Boots & Kimo’s)

available at

ON ON at McCully Chinese Restaurant

June 19, 2011 Brunch Buffet 10 AM - 3 PM

1110 McCully St. • 946-8833 (Corner of McCully & Young St.)

Dinner Buffet 4 PM - 9 PM $39.95 / person

$39.95 / person • Fresh Sashimi • Slow Braised Roast Pork • Oven Roasted Lamb Chops • Rosemary Crusted Prime Rib and much more!

952-9200

• Mini Ribeye Burger Loco Moco • Braised Asian Style Beef Short Ribs • Steamed Opakapaka • Smoked Pork Belly and much more!

BYOB

Fresh Broiled Salmon

with Mediterranean Sauces, Basmati Rice, Pita Bread and Greek Salad. www.thefatgreek.net

no corkage fee

Live Lobster $

12.99

GRADUATION SPECIAL Dinner Menu for 10 - $189 Scallop Egg Soup Chinese Chicken Salad Peking Duck with Bun Steamed Sea Bass Ginger Onion Shrimp Pepper Salt Peking Style Island Pork Chop Minute Chicken Cake Noodle Steamed Rice

Add 2 Lobsters $25 more

with the purchase of regular entrée, Dine-In only.

Reserve now, space limited

visit www.ononhawaii.com for menus and $5 coupon

Waialae - 734-0404

Waikiki - 941-3444

Ala Moana - 949-2120

3040 Waialae Ave. (Corner of St. Louis & Waialae) Open Daily 11am-10pm

1831 Ala Moana Blvd. (Between Ilikai & Kobe) Open Daily 11am-10pm

Ala Moana Food Court Mall Hours

NOW OPEN!

Same Owner, same cooks, same great food! Take-out and catering available call... Aina Haina Shopping Center, 373-1303 or 373-4653

TUES-SUN 6AM-11AM IMMENSELY POPULAR TAKE-OUT PLATE LUNCH $ FOR.....

6.25

NOW OPEN at 900 N. Nimitz Hwy 536-5870 536-8570

Starting June 7th

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

YAKINIKU

Call For Take Out

www.bangkokchefexpress.com 32 | DINING OUT | JUNE 5-11, 2011

Since 1989

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

NEW HOURS: MON-SUN 11AM-12 MIDNIGHT


WHERE TO DINE Z Pizza

Hanaki Restaurant

Kochi

Ward Centre Auahi St. Shops 596-0066

Restaurant Suntory

Manoa Marketplace 2756 Woodlawn Drive 988-1551

1936 South King St. 941-2835

Royal Hawaiian Shpg Cntr 3rd Flr. 922-5511

151 Hekili St., Kailua 230-8400

Hifumi Japanese Restaurant

Kozo Sushi

Chinese Cultural Plaza 536-3035

Hinone Mizunone

JAPANESE

1345 South King St. 942-4848

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

Kobe Japanese Steak House

Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort 2552 Kalakaua Ave, 931-6286

Makino Chaya

Sekiya’s Restaurant & Delicatessen

98-150 Kaonohi St. 486-5100

1841 Ala Moana Blvd. 941-4444

Kahala Mall 738-5696

Authentic Vietnamese Cuisine

735-8488

(KOZO)

Moiliili 951-5696

Authentic Vietnamese Cuisine

(KOZO)

NEW DISH SPECIAL

Keeaumoku by Wal-Mart 946-5696

BUY ONE, GET ONE

2746 Kaimuki Avenue 732-1656

Under New Management Out 20% OFF Take Orders

Not to be combined with any other offer.

FREE DESSERT with any any purchase; purchase; Dine Dine in in only. only. with

(KOZO)

50% OFF Expires 6/9/11. Must Present Coupon.

Open Everyday 10am-10pm / Except Sun & Wed 10am-9pm

Sansei Seafood Restaurant

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

Cannot be combined with other offers. Expires 6/15/11

2919 Kapiolani Boulevard • Market City Shopping Center

*No raw fish

at Beretania

Pearlridge 483-6805

Open Daily 11am-10pm

Pearl City by Wal-Mart 455-6805

2065 S. Beretania Street • 946-3828 Lots of FREE Parking!

NOW OPEN 24 HOURS Best “Japanese Style” Shabu Shabu in Hawaii

All Day Special

All You Can Eat!!!

BYOB

w/coupon. Exp. 6/11/11

M-Sat 11am-2pm Dinner Nightly 5pm-10pm Validated Parking

Cash Sale Only (With Coupon)

MANOA 988-5923

98-1277 Kaahumanu St. (across from Safeway)

2752 Woodlawn Drive

Sam Sung Plaza • 655 Keeaumoku Street #108 • 949-2890

5% OFF

www.paesanohawaii.com

Whneirne gs

See You 1st

Credit Card Sale Only (With Coupon)

Sunday June 5th!

Hong Kong Dim Sum & Regular Menu Items

16 oz. Porterhouse Steak with Soup of the Day and Side Salad $

Excludes set menus; Roast Pork, Roast Duck, Char Siu & other specials. Not to be combined with any other offer. Expires 6/30/11.

27.99

Nice Day Chinese Seafood Restaurant Liliha Square by Times Supermarket

Add St. Louis Ribs for only $6 00 more

524-1628

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in Breathtak

1st Sunday Champagne Brunch! New Menu Changes Monthly!

Celebrating 10 Years!

PLEASE CALL FOR RESERVATIONS

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

Zack Shimizu Kool Guitar/Vocals, experience the gentle crashing waves, pure ocean breezes and awesome beauty of Hawaii.

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

5% OFF

(Charge) • Happy Day Chinese Restaurant 3553 Waialae Avenue

738-8666

WAIMALU 485-8883

Adult $19.95 Child $16.95

1221 Kapiolani Blvd. 597-1655

10% OFF

Short Rib, Seasoned Short Rib, Rib Eye, Seasoned Beef, Brisket, BBQ Chicken, Tripe, Pork Belly, Spicy Pork, Tongue, Also includes Seafood Pancake & Korean Miso Soup

10% OFF(Cash) Must present coupon Expires 6/30/11

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

AIEA/PEARLRIDGE 98-150 Kaonohi St. 487-9911 • WAIKIKI 1972 Kalakaua Ave. 942-2121 www.tonyromas.com

…Only at Michel ’s ~ FREE VALET PARKING ~ ENTERTAINMENT NIGHTLY ~ 2895 Kalakaua Ave. • 923-6552 • www.michelshawaii.com

FOR BANQUETS & PRIVATE PARTIES CALL 728-3463 DINING OUT | JUNE 5-11, 2011 | 33


WHERE TO DINE Sushi San

Sushi Ichiban

1411 Kapiolani Blvd, Suite 1 944-0670

3579 Waialae Ave. 737-8820

KOREAN

Yakiniku Million 626 Sheridan St. 596-0799

Frog House Restaurant Sumo Ramen

Tanaka of Tokyo

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

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

1604 Kalakaua Ave. 951-9370

Richo

MEDITERRANEAN

3008 Waialae Ave. 734-2222

Sikdorak Korean Restaurant Sushi Company

Ton Ton Ramen

1111 McCully Street 947-5411

95-050 Farrington Hwy, Waipahu 677-5388

KAHALA LOCATION NOW SERVING DIM SUM

FREE $15

GIFT CERTIFICATE

with Take-out orders of $100 or more

Live Whole Main Lobster

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

The Pyramid Restaurant 758 Kapahulu Avenue 737-2900

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Rare Dad

$11.99 w/ entree purchase

FREE Side Chinese Chicken Salad w/any entrée purchase w/ad. exp. 6/9/11 Dine-in or Take-out. Offer good at King St. and Kahala

4230 Waialae Ave., Kahala 737-7188 • 737-7288

1221 S. King St. 597-8088

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

10:30AM-11PM EVERYDAY

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Here’s some of our most popular catering dishes:

• Chinese Chicken Salad....................$30/sm.pan • Korean or Yakitori Chicken...........$33/sm.pan • Chow Mein........................................$15/sm.pan • BBQ Beef Tri-Tip...............................$45/sm.pan • Mahi Mahi.........................................$28/sm.pan • Sweet & Sour Pork...........................$36/sm.pan

841-0931

Kam Shopping Center Open 6am Daily 34 | DINING OUT | JUNE 5-11, 2011

SENIOR SPECIAL

30% OFF Lunch 50% OFF Dinner Not combinable with other discounts. 65 or older w/Coupon & ID. No online or photo-copied coupons. One coupon per person. Discounts off regular adult price. Expires 6/18/11

BIRTHDAY SPECIAL

FREE BIRTHDAY MEAL FOR ANY AGE With Family and Group

LUNCH & DINNER

20% OFF

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 6/18/11

KAMA‘AINA SPECIAL! LUNCH & DINNER

20% OFF

1 Coupon per group. Must have valid ID. Not Combinable with other discounts. Discounts off regular adult price. No online or photo-copied coupons. Expires 6/18/11


WHERE TO DINE MEXICAN

OKAZUYA

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

SHABU SHABU

Souvaly Thai Cuisine

Fukuya Delicatessen & Catering

Shabu Shabu Bangkok

2710 S. King St. 946-2073

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

803 Kam Hwy. 455-5888

VIETNAMESE

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

PACIFIC RIM

Serg’s Mexican Kitchen 2740 East Manoa Rd 988-8118

3660 on the Rise

41-865 Kalaniaole Hwy (Waimanalo) 259-7374

3660 Waialae Ave. 737-1177

Pho Kitchen 2919 Kapiolani Blvd. 735-8488

THAI Bangkok Chef

Wahoo’s Fish Taco

The Ocean House Restaurant

940 Auahi St. #140 591-1646

2169 Kalia Rd., Outrigger Reef Hotel 923-2277

Alaskan King Crab Legs & Prime Rib Buffet

8.50

$

Melveen Leed Brunch seating from 9:30 Dinner seating from 5:00

Now taking reservations for Lunch & Dinner

Hot & Cold Appetizers & Salads Alaskan King Crab Cake with Roasted Garlic Aioli • Kataifi & Macadamia Nut Crusted Jumbo Black Tiger Prawns • Thai Curry Puffs & More

Entrées

Melveen Leed

Mouth Watering Desserts $59 per person 50% OFF for children under 12 years old FREE VALET PARKING • www.chefchai.com • Call 585-0011

98-150 Kaonohi St. 488-4900

June Lunch Specials

Entertainment by Hawaii’s Best,

Alaskan King Crab Leg • Grilled Fresh Atlantic King Salmon • Roasted Prime Rib with Beef Jus • Mongolian Style Lamb Chops • Grilled Lemongrass Garlic Pork Tenderloin • Vegetarian Stir-fry with Tofu • Crispy Bacon, Sausage and Scambled Egg (for brunch only) • & More

Pho My Lien

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

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All You Can Eat Featuring Crab Legs & BBQ Ribs

Lunch $16.95 adults / $10 children Dinner $20.95 adults / $12 children

Make It An IHOP Day ALA MOANA BLVD. (Waikiki) • KUHIO AVE (Waikiki) • PEARL CITY • KANEOHE • HILO Ala Moana (Free Parking)

Ala Carte Menu also available Party Room Available for 20-80 people Open Daily 10am to 9:30pm FREE Ample Parking @ FHB after hours

Maple Garden/Yen King 909 Isenberg Street • 941-6641 www.MapleGardenHawaii.com

@IHOP_Hawaii

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Chicken Katsu Miso Sauce Teishoku. . . . . . . 8.50 Sukiyaki Teishoku . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8.50 Salmon Fry Teishoku . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8.50 Teriyaki Chicken Donburi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8.50 Garlic Ahi Belly Teishoku . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8.50 Unagi Donburi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8.50 NOW SERVING SASHIMI AT LUNCH TOO!!!

Salmon Sashimi Teishoku

13.50

Ahi Sashimi Teishoku

14.00

Lunch 11 am - 5 pm; Dinner 5 pm - 9 pm Closed Sundays Bento and Assorted Musubi Available daily

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

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

942-4848

• Indoor & Outdoor Banquet Facilities • Superb Menus • Expert Staff • Affordability • Ample Parking

(808) 955-9609 • www.halekoa.com Catered functions may be hosted or sponsored by all active duty and retired military, Reserve and National Guard members, or current and retired DoD civilians.

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tableside

tableside @ Pho Kitchen

Right: Pho Kitchen owner Sandy Lin and son Edmond Chong enjoy serving the restaurant’s famous Oxtail Soup to customers. Inset: Oxtail Soup ($12.95)

L

ocated in Market City Shopping Center, Pho Kitchen is always bustling with activity as loyal diners attempt to get their fill of healthy and delicious Vietnamese cuisine. This month, the establishment will celebrate its one-year anniversary and is offering the following promotion: Diners who buy two entrees get a summer roll free. (The offer cannot be combined with other specials/discounts). Pho Kitchen is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday-Saturday; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday and Sunday. Call 735.8488.

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Lawrence Tabudlo photos

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