Archives for March 2011

Hakone Restaurant Buffet

Buffets and I have a love/hate thing going.  I love the variety and quantity in buffets but I usually eat too much so I don’t usually like going to buffets.  I think there’s a tendency to want to get your money’s worth so people overeat. That being said, chose wisely when you go to a … Continue »

Dinner at Da Spot

This past Wednesday night I went to the Farmers’ Market at the Neal Blaisdell Center lawn to check out the food at Da Spot. Da Spot used to have a location in McCully.  That has since closed and they are about to open their new restaurant in Moiliili across the old Star Market on King … Continue »

Island Burgers Redux

Hubby and I wanted to eat at California Pizza Kitchen at Ala Moana Shopping Center this Friday but the wait was 25 – 30 minutes.  We tried other nearby restaurants and ended up at Island Burgers instead since the wait was only 5 – 10 minutes. In the past I’ve ordered the 1/2 roast chicken … Continue »

Sunday Brunch at Orchids

I like the Orchids Restaurant at the Halekulani (2199 Kalia Road).  However, it’s been awhile since we had brunch there so hubby and I decided to check it out today .  Actually we wanted to go there three weeks ago but when I called to make reservations, I was told that there weren’t any reservations … Continue »


There are many different fast food restaurants in Hawaii.  Some cater to the local population. Others just do what they do and hope that people will eat what they serve. Wendy’s is a national chain that people know and can identify. There aren’t many Wendy’s in Hawaii. Not sure why. I like Wendy’s. Their fresh … Continue »

Uncle Bo’s Revisited

JS and I went to Uncle Bo’s on a Saturday night at 5 p.m.  We didn’t make any reservations so I wanted to be sure to get there early before the crowds came.  We parked on Date Street (free parking) and walked to Uncle Bo’s.  The parking lot across the street was already full from … Continue »

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