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Food & Dining

Your guide to food, restaurants, wine and dining in Hawaii.

Lanai Tabura
Cooking Hawaiian Style // Chef Sato’s Okinawan Ohagi Is So Ono
Grant Sato is a chef-instructor and an important part of the culinary world in Hawaii. He is lead instructor of Kapiolani Community College’s Culinary Arts...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Leeking The Benefits Of Chicken Soup
Honolulu has a vibrant vocal arts scene, as evidenced in Hawaii Opera Theatre’s recent successful and critically acclaimed production of Madame Butterfly, Paliku Theatre’s Hair-spray...

Roberto Viernes
Vino Sense // Vintners Know Which Way The Wind Blows
Here in Hawaii, we can always tell which way the wind is blowing. We love the trade winds and we complain when they die down...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // A Simply Ono Local-style Tahitian Salad
Award-winning Tiki’s Grill & Bar appeals to both residents and visitors alike with its island flavors, and also attracts the late-night crowd with live, contemporary...

Roberto Viernes
Vino Sense // A Wine Tasting Experience To Remember
I have been enjoying the wines from this estate for more than a dozen years now, and yet I have never managed to visit it....

Lanai Tabura
Cooking Hawaiian Style // You’ll Say Cheese While Eating This Cake
Amy Brookes is a cheese-cake star, in my book. With no formal training in baking, Amy makes one of the best cheesecakes I have ever...

Lanai Tabura
Cooking Hawaiian Style // Taz’s Quick And Easy Comfort Food
Local boy Taz Vegas of Nanakuli can cook — and he can sing. You might recognize him from the group Typical Hawaiians and, most recently,...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // A Sweet Holiday Ham To Sing About
“A Cazimero Christmas” will go on hiatus this December out of consideration for the health of Roland Cazimero of The Brothers Cazimero, but his award-winning...

Roberto Viernes
Vino Sense // Killer Recommendations For Halloween
The day that allows people to dress up as an alter ego and gives some just enough reason to be as crazy as they want...

Lanai Tabura
Cooking Hawaiian Style // Anuhea Stops In To Rock The Kitchen
I was lucky enough to meet Anuhea when she first started her singing career on Maui. Beautiful, sweet vocals and the ability to play the...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Ward Off The Evil Eye With These Cookies
Kelsey Hanson moved back to Hawaii after spending 14 years on the Mainland, and she now lives in Maunawili with her grandmother, sister and cousin....

Roberto Viernes
Vino Sense // The Best Tools For Opening Up A Bottle
There are as many varieties of wine openers as Imelda Marcos has shoes. Each new producer of them has its own spin on how to...

Lanai Tabura
Cooking Hawaiian Style // A Restaurateur’s Local-style Thai Dish
I met Maile Symmonds almost 20 years ago in her family’s restaurant Paesano. She has been around a kitchen her whole life and has restaurant...

Roberto Viernes
Vino Sense // Stealing The Stage From The Star
Have you ever gone to a stage presentation, play or musical and are so impressed by the supporting actor or singer that they overshadow the...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // An ADA-approved, Diabetic-friendly Meal
A Punahou graduate and busy mother of two, Dr. Jennifer Loh finds time to sit on the American Diabetes Association (ADA) board of directors and...

Lanai Tabura
Cooking Hawaiian Style // Yes, Music Lovers, Henry Can Cook Too
We were honored to have Island music royalty in our kitchen this week. I have known Henry Kapono for about 10 years now, but like...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Exotic Indian Spices Add Kick To Patties
When the woman she was working for moved back to the Mainland eight years ago, Kaneohe resident Jhanna Kanoa seized the opportunity to start her...

Roberto Viernes
Vino Sense // Ratings And The Benefits Of Wine Notes
I write notes all the time. But what is their worth? Are wine notes a thing of the past? Strange for me to even pose...

Lanai Tabura
Cooking Hawaiian Style // When It Comes To Poke, Just Say Noh
Raymond Noh, CEO of Noh Foods and a good friend, joined us in the kitchen for some fun along with some of his many products....

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // The Iron Chef’s Awesome Ahi Pizza
Congratulations to Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto on the fourth anniversary of Morimoto Waikiki! General manager Chad Yang began his career with Morimoto Waikiki in 2011,...

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