Archives for August 2008

Dining at Downtown

Downtown, sister restaurant of Town, is located in the back of the first floor of the Hawaii State Art Museum (HiSam) at 250 S. Hotel Street. Like its sister restaurant, Downtown uses fresh local produce. The menu at Downtown changes daily so what I ate today may not be available when you dine there. SK … Continue »

Eating at the Bishop Street Cafe

Located at the old Dillingham Transportation Building (725 Bishop Street), the Bishop Street Cafe has daily specials, paninis, salads, soups and pasta. Service is quick and the food filling. There are so many places to eat lunch in the middle of downtown Honolulu. Food at the Bishop Street Cafe is assembled after you order your … Continue »

California Beach Has Rock ‘n Sushi

What do you look for when you go out to eat? Depending on the occasion and how much I have in my wallet, I look for the basics, good food at reasonable prices. Here’s one of the best. One of my husband’s favorite places is California Beach Rock ‘n Sushi.  We’ve been going to California … Continue »

Our Dining Experience at Le Bistro – Permanently Closed

Le Bistro is located on the Ewa side of a strip mall on 5730 Kalanianaole Highway. The tables are neatly arranged but in close proximity so that you can hear conversations of fellow diners. Prints of Guy Buffet decorate the walls. The draw here is the food. It’s been about 2 years or so since … Continue »

Li May Tang to close Hong Kong Harbour View Restaurant

After 13 years, Hong Kong Harbour View Seafood Restaurant will be closing its doors the end of this month. Located on the second floor of Aloha Tower Marketplace, this is Tang’s second restaurant to close, the other being Shanghai Bistro. The loss of 2 NCL ships and the economy has affected another business in Hawaii. … Continue »

The Cheesecake Factory of Honolulu - Does it live up to its commitment?

Located on the Diamond Head side of the Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center, The Cheesecake Factory usually has tons of people waiting to get inside their restaurant. Our family has waited for over an hour to get seated. The promise of the restaurant is to bring the “best possible food and service” to its customers. According … Continue »

First Second Third…Harbor Court Bistro

Harbor Court Bistro located at 66 Queen Street is the third restaurant at this location. Palominos was the first and lasted a while but left due to the increasing rent. Next came the short lived Cassis. Time will tell if this restaurant will make it in downtown Honolulu. Yesterday was the opening day of Harbor … Continue »

3660 on the Rise - A Must Try

Located on the corner of Waialae Avenue and Wilhemina Rise, 3660 on the Rise is the proud recipient of local and national awards. Russell Siu and his gang provide good food and service consistently. Ron & I have been eating at 3660 for over a decade. Although we do try new things, we favor the … Continue »

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