A Flavorful Life

Valerie Wang finds intrigue, comfort, and family ties at restaurants in Honolulu. Text by Kelli Miller Images by IJfke Ridgley On a warm spring…

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Garden Variety

These O‘ahu restaurants raise island-grown fruits and vegetables to star status.

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A Thirst For Satisfaction

Sommelier Liane Fu uncorks the secrets to enjoying wine and life, and shares her favorite spots to drink and dine in Honolulu. Text by…

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Dining Divine at Eating House 1849

Devour some divine dishes at Roy’s Eating House 1849 on Kauai, then dig into its deep history. Text by Kelli Gratz | Images courtesy of Craig…

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The Spice of Life

Ever since we tried the tea leaf salad at Dagon Restaurant, a little hole in the wall on Honolulu’s King Street, we couldn’t stay…

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January Event Picks

Don’t know what to do once you’ve stepped off the plane and fully enjoyed the scenery? We’ve got you covered with a diverse list…


The making of a chef

Chef Chai grew up in Thailand, where he learned about flavors and perfection from his mother. Today, he has pioneered four restaurants on the…