Archives for September 2008

Chef Tony Liu to give cooking demo at Ala Moana Macy’s

One of the best secrets in town is Macy’s monthly free cooking demonstration given by professional chefs. On Monday, October 6 at 5 PM, Executive Chef from New York’s Morandi restaurant, Tony Liu will give a demonstration on Level Four at the Ala Moana Demonstration Kitchen. Liu will be demonstrating Raw Squash Salad and Orecchiette … Continue »

Bishop Deli - Sandwiches & Salads Made to Order

What can you buy for $6.00? At Bishop Deli you can get either a sandwich with two sides, an entree salad, or chicken curry with rice and a salad. Located at 700 Bishop Street (in the Bishop Street Tower of the Topa Financial Center), Bishop Deli is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Daily … Continue »

Harbor Court Bistro, the Second Time Around

Okay, I decided to give Harbor Court Bistro another chance. Harbor Court Bistro has been open for over a month so the kinks should be gone. Nic and I went there for lunch yesterday. We were greeted and seated right away in a nook that enabled me to see the kitchen and most of the … Continue »

“The Finest Japanese Restaurant in Honolulu”

That is how Yanagi Sushi describes itself. Yanagi’s has been open since 1978. Forty years and still going strong. Located at 762 Kapiolani Boulevard, Yanagi Sushi can be quite crowded so it is wise to make a reservation first. Their telephone number is 597-1525. Ron & I went to Yanagi’s for lunch on Monday. When … Continue »

Unless You Tell Them They Won’t Know

Communication is the key to so many things. If the service or food is good at a restaurant, tell them. It is isn’t, tell them so they have an opportunity to correct the situation. Usually, I will tell the wait staff at a restaurant if something is wrong. I have had hair, bugs, dirt and … Continue »

Monterey Bay Canners

Taste change. We live in downtown Honolulu so we don’t usually eat in the Leeward area. Eating out takes effort and gasoline but we used to go to Monterery Bay Canners as a treat. Is it worth the drive? Today was a holiday and hubby wanted to go to Pearlridge. After walking around the renovated … Continue »

Where’s the Beef?  Burgers on the Edge

If you want a good, juicy hamburger with your choice of toppings and sauces, you’ve got to try this place. Burgers on the Edge is located at 890 Kapahulu Avenue, Suite 100 (near the new Kapahulu Safeway). I like meat. I admit it, I’m a carnivore. Hubby suggested we try Burgers on the Edge on … Continue »

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