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Jo McGarry
Table Talk // Wolfing Down Breakfast In Waikiki
Anyone who has eaten at Wolfgang’s Steakhouse or Il Lupino knows that both Waikiki restaurants (owned and operated by father and son Wolfgang and Peter...

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Food & Beverage Focus // Derek Wong
Sous Chef, Pineapple Room Where were you raised? I grew up in Kalihi – the Tamashiro Market block. There was a Chinese grocer on the...

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Table Talk // Cooking Up A REHAB Fundraiser
When the REHAB Hospital of the Pacific held a cooking demonstration last week as part of its annual fundraising campaign, it chose the stylish yet...

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Food & Beverage Focus // Quan Nguyen
President and Operating Partner Papa John’s Hawaii Where were you born and raised? Born in Vietnam and raised in Texas – my family relocated to...

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Table Talk // An Elegant Dinner For Emme At FilCom
When the Filipino community decided to honor one of their best-known members with an elegant dinner, Emme Tomimbang graciously accepted – with one condition. “I...

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Food & Beverage Focus // Mike Rabe
President, Creations in Catering What kind of food did you grow up eating? I grew up in Kalihi eating mostly good, local food. My grandmother...

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Food & Beverage Focus // Isamu Kubota
Chef-owner, Sushi YuZu Restaurants, Ala Moana Hotel, Ko Olina and Wailea, Maui Where were you born? I was born and raised in Tokyo. Did you...

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Table Talk // Hawaii Food And Wine Festival Highlights
It’s almost impossible to pick out highlights of last week’s Hawaii Food and Wine Festival. Of the thousands of dishes cooked by more than 50...

Jo McGarry
Table Talk // ’Tis The Month For Rolling Back Prices
I called Russell Siu, the chef-owner of 3660 On The Rise, to chat about the restaurant’s September menu. It’s a celebration of some of the...

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Food & Beverage Focus // Tom Juliano
Managing Partner, Park Restaurant You’re very well-traveled. Where do you call home nowadays? I was born and raised in Chicago, but I call Hawaii home....

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Table Talk // A Veteran Restaurateur’s Culinary View
It might be hard to believe looking at sleepy Restaurant Row today, but 25 years ago helicopters hovered overhead and paparazzi jostled for the best...

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Food & Beverage Focus // Eric Leterc
Executive Chef, The Pacific Club You were born and raised in France, but have been in Hawaii for 22 year. Anything you still miss about...

Jo McGarry
Table Talk // The Key To A Great Restaurant Experience
Who is the most important person in a restaurant? Ask most restaurant owners and they’ll say it’s the customer. Just as many say it’s the...

Jo McGarry
Food & Beverage Focus // Ricardo Zarate
Chef/Owner Picca, Mo-chica and Paiche restaurants in Los Angeles You were born and raised in Lima, Peru, and now you are hailed as the ambassador...

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Table Talk // Food, Wine And A Beautiful Bloody Mary
The upcoming Hawaii Food and Wine Festival is only in its third year, but already it feels as if it’s been part of our culinary...

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Food & Beverage Focus // Maile Symmonds
Where were you born and raised? I was born in Laos, but came to Hawaii when I was 2 years old, so raised here. You...

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Table Talk // A Menu To Celebrate Julia Child’s Genius
Last year’s nationwide celebration commemorating the 100th birthday of beloved chef, author and culinary personality Julia Child sparked an enthusiasm for “Julia” food that has...

Jo McGarry
Food & Beverage Focus // Joel Armas
Kitchen Supervisor, Ihilani Resort Where were you born and raised? I grew up on a farm in what’s known as the rice bowl of the...

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Table Talk // A Roundup Of Special Summer Dining
I had lunch at the Hukilau last week and was impressed as always with executive chef Jason Takemura’s ability to bring excellent quality to something...

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Food & Beverage Focus // Zameer Mallal
Zameer Mallal General Manager, Roy’s Hawaii Kai Where were you born and raised? I was born in Singapore. My mother is Indonesian, and my father...

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