Teruya’s Andagi

Mom and pop restaurants are usually not fancy but they offer comfort and tasty food. I went to Teruya’s Andagi at 1104 Pensacola Street next to Von’s for a quick lunch. There was a line but the wait was not long. I wanted to order the vegetarian bento ($7.85) but noticed it had sesame seeds … Continue »

Aloha Cones

Shigalicious aka Aloha Cones, located at 725 Kinau Street, is a name for a small mom & pop restaurant that sells salads, poke and sashimi bowls, and shaved ice. The name does not do the place justice. You would indeed be missing out if you did not walk into the restaurant. I went to Aloha … Continue »


Where do you find upscale Korean food located in Chinatown? Look no further than O’Kims. Located at 1164 Smith Street, O’Kims is a hole-in-the-wall with a take out business. There were just three chairs to sit and eat when I picked up my lunch. Check out their website http://www.okimshawaii.com to peruse their monthly menu and … Continue »

Eating House 1849 by Roy Yamaguchi @ IMP

Today was the last day of Restaurant Week and I had to chose where to go. After perusing the different menus on the website, I finally settled on Eating House 1849. Reviews were mixed so I needed to try it for myself. My SO and I drove to the International Market Place and parked on … Continue »

Kona Grill Waikiki @ IMP -Permanently Closed

Restaurant Week in Hawaii is November 14 – 20. I love Restaurant Week because it gives me the opportunity to try different fixed priced meals at a discounted price while benefiting the Culinary Institute at Kapiolani Community College. The most difficult part is to chose which restaurant to try. DK decided on Kona Grill Waikiki. … Continue »

Golden Pork Tonkotsu Ramen Bar

I love noodles…all kinds of noodles. SG and I went to Golden Pork Tonkotsu Ramen Bar for lunch. We parked in the small parking lot behind the restaurant. Even though we went there at noon, there was only one other couple seated. Golden Pork is part of a chain of Japanese restaurants not with the … Continue »

Arancino di Mare

Located at the Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort, the Arancino di Mare has a lunch special for $23.95 which consists of a salad or soup plus an entree. The best part is that kamaainas receive a discount of $12 with proof of an ID. My SO went there for lunch. We parked in the hotel, walked … Continue »

Arancino at The Kahala Hotel & Resort

Many moons ago my husband and I had our honeymoon at The Kahala Hotel & Resort fka as The Kahala Hilton Hotel. We thought it would be nice to walk around the property again and take some photos before dinner. We decided to have dinner at Arancino at The Kahala. Even though the food is … Continue »

Tempura Ichidai

Ala Moana Shopping Center (AMC) has a variety of places to eat so choosing where to eat can be a challenge. My SO and I decided to eat at one of the restaurants on the new Ewa end of AMC…Tempura Ichidai. We went there a little after 3 pm on Sunday and there was only … Continue »

On the Road Again…Tropical Smoothie Cafe in Las Vegas

I love smoothies. In fact, I make good smoothies at home. My SO and I were traveling for weeks and I wanted a smoothie for breakfast. We have a rule that we try to eat at new places so we stopped at Tropical Smoothie Cafe. Tropical Smoothie Cafe is a chain similar to Jamba Juice. … Continue »

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