REVIEWS

Our Food Ninjas pay their own way to find out the Tasty Truth from Hanalei to Hilo.

REVIEW: Square Barrels

By Chris | March 11, 2019

Craft Burgers and Craft Beer. This is a great spot to go for a business lunch if you’re in the area or just going out for the night to enjoy a frosty, local brew with a legit burger and some ‘Ulu fries.

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REVIEW: Yogurstory

By Steph | January 1, 2019

The food options around ‘Oahu’s Keeamoku Street are endless. From Korean, Japanese, Mexican, local, and so much more, there is bound to be somewhere that can satisfy your craving. For your breakfast and brunch needs, check out Yogurstory. They have a variety of food options, from savory, hearty bowls to sweet, decadent waffles.

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REVIEW: Lineage

By Chris | November 10, 2018

Chef Sheldon Simeon brings a modern twist on Filipino comfort food to the shops in Wailea.

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REVIEW: Herringbone Waikiki

By Chris | October 15, 2018

Herringbone Waikiki brings California Coastal cuisine to Waikiki. Seafood towers, oysters, craft cocktails, and so much more.

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REVIEW: Million Restaurant

By Steph | July 4, 2018

We love family run restaurants. We love Korean food. And we LOVE good deals. Million Restaurant is an authentic Korean family run restaurant located just walking distance from Ala Moana Shopping Center, right off of Kapiolani Blvd. Every table has a grill where you can cook KBBQ (Korean Barbecue), and can accommodate any group size.

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REVIEW: Italica Bar & Cafe

By Steph | May 28, 2018

Affordable, Delicious, and Authentic Italian Bites

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REVIEW: Chingu

By Steph | April 28, 2018

Have you ever been to Korea Town in Los Angeles? If you haven’t, it’s lively, hip, full of good food, drinks, and karaoke! You can find all of that here at Chris Oh’s latest restaurant, Chingu, located on Kapiolani Boulevard across from the Blaisdell. Oh is the co-founder of Seoul Sausage, winners of the Food Networks Great Food Truck Race, as well as co-founder of Hanjip, managing partner of Escala, and much more.

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REVIEW: Kono’s

By Steph | April 3, 2018

Killer pulled pork down at Kono’s. Service is fast and friendly. They’re open daily at all three locations!

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REVIEW: The Brilliant Ox

By Steph | February 10, 2018

A new hip gastropub, with a modern twist, opens in the Ho`okipa Terrace.

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REVIEW: Basalt

By Steph | January 20, 2018

Formed by lava and formed by fire. Basalt.

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REVIEW: Lucky Belly

By Chris | January 13, 2018

Legit grindz and Craft cocktails in the middle of Downtown, Honolulu.

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REVIEW: Cafe Kaila

By Steph | December 17, 2017

One of the BEST breakfasts on Island!

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REVIEW: Leahi Health

By Steph | December 16, 2017

Healthy Grindz in Kaimuki

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REVIEW: Scratch Kitchen & Meatery

By Chris | December 2, 2017

Comfort Food and Day Drinking

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REVIEW: Bario

By Chris | December 1, 2017

This ramen is meeeean!

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REVIEW: Liliha Bakery (Kuakini)

By Chris | November 30, 2017

This bakery is legit!

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REVIEW: MoDo

By Steph | September 26, 2017

Eat MOre DOnuts. If you’ve never had a Mochi donut, you’re missing out.

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REVIEW: E.A.R.L. Sandwich

By Steph | September 11, 2017

Fresh artisan sandwiches in Kaimuki.

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REVIEW: Kō Restaurant

By Chris | June 16, 2017

Wailea’s hidden local gem.

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REVIEW: Kaʻana Kitchen

By Chris | May 31, 2017

Day drinking, great service, and EPIC sunset views.

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REVIEW: Square Barrels

By Chris | March 11, 2019

Craft Burgers and Craft Beer. This is a great spot to go for a business lunch if you’re in the area or just going out for the night to enjoy a frosty, local brew with a legit burger and some ‘Ulu fries.

Read More

REVIEW: Yogurstory

By Steph | January 1, 2019

The food options around ‘Oahu’s Keeamoku Street are endless. From Korean, Japanese, Mexican, local, and so much more, there is bound to be somewhere that can satisfy your craving. For your breakfast and brunch needs, check out Yogurstory. They have a variety of food options, from savory, hearty bowls to sweet, decadent waffles.

Read More

REVIEW: Lineage

By Chris | November 10, 2018

Chef Sheldon Simeon brings a modern twist on Filipino comfort food to the shops in Wailea.

Read More

REVIEW: Herringbone Waikiki

By Chris | October 15, 2018

Herringbone Waikiki brings California Coastal cuisine to Waikiki. Seafood towers, oysters, craft cocktails, and so much more.

Read More

REVIEW: Million Restaurant

By Steph | July 4, 2018

We love family run restaurants. We love Korean food. And we LOVE good deals. Million Restaurant is an authentic Korean family run restaurant located just walking distance from Ala Moana Shopping Center, right off of Kapiolani Blvd. Every table has a grill where you can cook KBBQ (Korean Barbecue), and can accommodate any group size.

Read More

REVIEW: Italica Bar & Cafe

By Steph | May 28, 2018

Affordable, Delicious, and Authentic Italian Bites

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REVIEW: Chingu

By Steph | April 28, 2018

Have you ever been to Korea Town in Los Angeles? If you haven’t, it’s lively, hip, full of good food, drinks, and karaoke! You can find all of that here at Chris Oh’s latest restaurant, Chingu, located on Kapiolani Boulevard across from the Blaisdell. Oh is the co-founder of Seoul Sausage, winners of the Food Networks Great Food Truck Race, as well as co-founder of Hanjip, managing partner of Escala, and much more.

Read More

REVIEW: Kono’s

By Steph | April 3, 2018

Killer pulled pork down at Kono’s. Service is fast and friendly. They’re open daily at all three locations!

Read More

REVIEW: The Brilliant Ox

By Steph | February 10, 2018

A new hip gastropub, with a modern twist, opens in the Ho`okipa Terrace.

Read More

REVIEW: Basalt

By Steph | January 20, 2018

Formed by lava and formed by fire. Basalt.

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REVIEW: Lucky Belly

By Chris | January 13, 2018

Legit grindz and Craft cocktails in the middle of Downtown, Honolulu.

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REVIEW: Cafe Kaila

By Steph | December 17, 2017

One of the BEST breakfasts on Island!

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REVIEW: Leahi Health

By Steph | December 16, 2017

Healthy Grindz in Kaimuki

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REVIEW: Scratch Kitchen & Meatery

By Chris | December 2, 2017

Comfort Food and Day Drinking

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REVIEW: Bario

By Chris | December 1, 2017

This ramen is meeeean!

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REVIEW: Liliha Bakery (Kuakini)

By Chris | November 30, 2017

This bakery is legit!

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REVIEW: MoDo

By Steph | September 26, 2017

Eat MOre DOnuts. If you’ve never had a Mochi donut, you’re missing out.

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REVIEW: E.A.R.L. Sandwich

By Steph | September 11, 2017

Fresh artisan sandwiches in Kaimuki.

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REVIEW: Kō Restaurant

By Chris | June 16, 2017

Wailea’s hidden local gem.

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REVIEW: Kaʻana Kitchen

By Chris | May 31, 2017

Day drinking, great service, and EPIC sunset views.

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REVIEW: Square Barrels

By Chris | March 11, 2019

Craft Burgers and Craft Beer. This is a great spot to go for a business lunch if you’re in the area or just going out for the night to enjoy a frosty, local brew with a legit burger and some ‘Ulu fries.

Read More

REVIEW: Yogurstory

By Steph | January 1, 2019

The food options around ‘Oahu’s Keeamoku Street are endless. From Korean, Japanese, Mexican, local, and so much more, there is bound to be somewhere that can satisfy your craving. For your breakfast and brunch needs, check out Yogurstory. They have a variety of food options, from savory, hearty bowls to sweet, decadent waffles.

Read More

REVIEW: Lineage

By Chris | November 10, 2018

Chef Sheldon Simeon brings a modern twist on Filipino comfort food to the shops in Wailea.

Read More

REVIEW: Herringbone Waikiki

By Chris | October 15, 2018

Herringbone Waikiki brings California Coastal cuisine to Waikiki. Seafood towers, oysters, craft cocktails, and so much more.

Read More

REVIEW: Million Restaurant

By Steph | July 4, 2018

We love family run restaurants. We love Korean food. And we LOVE good deals. Million Restaurant is an authentic Korean family run restaurant located just walking distance from Ala Moana Shopping Center, right off of Kapiolani Blvd. Every table has a grill where you can cook KBBQ (Korean Barbecue), and can accommodate any group size.

Read More

REVIEW: Italica Bar & Cafe

By Steph | May 28, 2018

Affordable, Delicious, and Authentic Italian Bites

Read More

REVIEW: Chingu

By Steph | April 28, 2018

Have you ever been to Korea Town in Los Angeles? If you haven’t, it’s lively, hip, full of good food, drinks, and karaoke! You can find all of that here at Chris Oh’s latest restaurant, Chingu, located on Kapiolani Boulevard across from the Blaisdell. Oh is the co-founder of Seoul Sausage, winners of the Food Networks Great Food Truck Race, as well as co-founder of Hanjip, managing partner of Escala, and much more.

Read More

REVIEW: Kono’s

By Steph | April 3, 2018

Killer pulled pork down at Kono’s. Service is fast and friendly. They’re open daily at all three locations!

Read More

REVIEW: The Brilliant Ox

By Steph | February 10, 2018

A new hip gastropub, with a modern twist, opens in the Ho`okipa Terrace.

Read More

REVIEW: Basalt

By Steph | January 20, 2018

Formed by lava and formed by fire. Basalt.

Read More

REVIEW: Lucky Belly

By Chris | January 13, 2018

Legit grindz and Craft cocktails in the middle of Downtown, Honolulu.

Read More

REVIEW: Cafe Kaila

By Steph | December 17, 2017

One of the BEST breakfasts on Island!

Read More

REVIEW: Leahi Health

By Steph | December 16, 2017

Healthy Grindz in Kaimuki

Read More

REVIEW: Scratch Kitchen & Meatery

By Chris | December 2, 2017

Comfort Food and Day Drinking

Read More

REVIEW: Bario

By Chris | December 1, 2017

This ramen is meeeean!

Read More

REVIEW: Liliha Bakery (Kuakini)

By Chris | November 30, 2017

This bakery is legit!

Read More

REVIEW: MoDo

By Steph | September 26, 2017

Eat MOre DOnuts. If you’ve never had a Mochi donut, you’re missing out.

Read More

REVIEW: E.A.R.L. Sandwich

By Steph | September 11, 2017

Fresh artisan sandwiches in Kaimuki.

Read More

REVIEW: Kō Restaurant

By Chris | June 16, 2017

Wailea’s hidden local gem.

Read More

REVIEW: Kaʻana Kitchen

By Chris | May 31, 2017

Day drinking, great service, and EPIC sunset views.

Read More

REVIEW: Square Barrels

By Chris | March 11, 2019

Craft Burgers and Craft Beer. This is a great spot to go for a business lunch if you’re in the area or just going out for the night to enjoy a frosty, local brew with a legit burger and some ‘Ulu fries.

Read More

REVIEW: Yogurstory

By Steph | January 1, 2019

The food options around ‘Oahu’s Keeamoku Street are endless. From Korean, Japanese, Mexican, local, and so much more, there is bound to be somewhere that can satisfy your craving. For your breakfast and brunch needs, check out Yogurstory. They have a variety of food options, from savory, hearty bowls to sweet, decadent waffles.

Read More

REVIEW: Lineage

By Chris | November 10, 2018

Chef Sheldon Simeon brings a modern twist on Filipino comfort food to the shops in Wailea.

Read More

REVIEW: Herringbone Waikiki

By Chris | October 15, 2018

Herringbone Waikiki brings California Coastal cuisine to Waikiki. Seafood towers, oysters, craft cocktails, and so much more.

Read More

REVIEW: Million Restaurant

By Steph | July 4, 2018

We love family run restaurants. We love Korean food. And we LOVE good deals. Million Restaurant is an authentic Korean family run restaurant located just walking distance from Ala Moana Shopping Center, right off of Kapiolani Blvd. Every table has a grill where you can cook KBBQ (Korean Barbecue), and can accommodate any group size.

Read More

REVIEW: Italica Bar & Cafe

By Steph | May 28, 2018

Affordable, Delicious, and Authentic Italian Bites

Read More

REVIEW: Chingu

By Steph | April 28, 2018

Have you ever been to Korea Town in Los Angeles? If you haven’t, it’s lively, hip, full of good food, drinks, and karaoke! You can find all of that here at Chris Oh’s latest restaurant, Chingu, located on Kapiolani Boulevard across from the Blaisdell. Oh is the co-founder of Seoul Sausage, winners of the Food Networks Great Food Truck Race, as well as co-founder of Hanjip, managing partner of Escala, and much more.

Read More

REVIEW: Kono’s

By Steph | April 3, 2018

Killer pulled pork down at Kono’s. Service is fast and friendly. They’re open daily at all three locations!

Read More

REVIEW: The Brilliant Ox

By Steph | February 10, 2018

A new hip gastropub, with a modern twist, opens in the Ho`okipa Terrace.

Read More

REVIEW: Basalt

By Steph | January 20, 2018

Formed by lava and formed by fire. Basalt.

Read More

REVIEW: Lucky Belly

By Chris | January 13, 2018

Legit grindz and Craft cocktails in the middle of Downtown, Honolulu.

Read More

REVIEW: Cafe Kaila

By Steph | December 17, 2017

One of the BEST breakfasts on Island!

Read More

REVIEW: Leahi Health

By Steph | December 16, 2017

Healthy Grindz in Kaimuki

Read More

REVIEW: Scratch Kitchen & Meatery

By Chris | December 2, 2017

Comfort Food and Day Drinking

Read More

REVIEW: Bario

By Chris | December 1, 2017

This ramen is meeeean!

Read More

REVIEW: Liliha Bakery (Kuakini)

By Chris | November 30, 2017

This bakery is legit!

Read More

REVIEW: MoDo

By Steph | September 26, 2017

Eat MOre DOnuts. If you’ve never had a Mochi donut, you’re missing out.

Read More

REVIEW: E.A.R.L. Sandwich

By Steph | September 11, 2017

Fresh artisan sandwiches in Kaimuki.

Read More

REVIEW: Kō Restaurant

By Chris | June 16, 2017

Wailea’s hidden local gem.

Read More

REVIEW: Kaʻana Kitchen

By Chris | May 31, 2017

Day drinking, great service, and EPIC sunset views.

Read More

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Previews of the newest plates around da 808 State.

TRENDING PLATES: Foodland’s 70th Anniversary

By Steph | May 2, 2018

There’s new food and drinks for everyone to enjoy at Foodland Farms in Ala Moana Center as well as 70 days of events, promotions, and reusable bags!

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TRENDING PLATES: Morimoto Asia Waikiki

By Steph | February 13, 2018

Chef Morimoto is finally back!

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TRENDING PLATES: Flour & Barley

By Chris | October 12, 2017

Happy Hour grindz!

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TRENDING PLATES: Foodland Farms Ala Moana

By Steph | September 12, 2017

Foodland Farms Ala Moana turns one years old!

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TRENDING PLATES: Okonomiyaki Chibo

By Steph | September 3, 2017

New lunch plates from Okonomiyaki Chibo

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TRENDING PLATES: Kan Zaman (Kaimuki)

By Steph | May 21, 2017

Exclusive plates for Kan Zaman’s Grand Opening in Kaimuki.

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REVIEW: Square Barrels

By Chris | March 11, 2019

Craft Burgers and Craft Beer. This is a great spot to go for a business lunch if you’re in the area or just going out for the night to enjoy a frosty, local brew with a legit burger and some ‘Ulu fries.

REVIEW: Square Barrels

By Chris | March 11, 2019

Craft Burgers and Craft Beer. This is a great spot to go for a business lunch if you’re in the area or just going out for the night to enjoy a frosty, local brew with a legit burger and some ‘Ulu fries.

REVIEW: Square Barrels

By Chris | March 11, 2019

Craft Burgers and Craft Beer. This is a great spot to go for a business lunch if you’re in the area or just going out for the night to enjoy a frosty, local brew with a legit burger and some ‘Ulu fries.

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