December 2010


Looking for Great Cocktails, Waikiki Edition

December 31, 2010

Looking for Great Cocktails, Waikiki Edition

Looking for some great cocktails? Here's some of Waikiki's greatest concoctions. At Nobu Waikiki, Trump International and the Halekulani's Lewers Lounge. Read more »

Posted on Friday, December 31, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


Cooking for the President: Obama Dines at Alan Wong's

December 30, 2010

Cooking for the President: Obama Dines at Alan Wong's

What's it like to cook for the President? Chef Alan Wong talks about last night's dinner for the Obamas. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, December 30, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


First Taste: Il Lupino, Royal Hawaiian Center

December 27, 2010

First Taste: Il Lupino, Royal Hawaiian Center

Honolulu has a new Italian eatery, Il Lupino in the Royal Hawaiian Center. That's good news. Read more »

Posted on Monday, December 27, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


What are you doing New Year's Eve?  Some choices.

December 23, 2010

What are you doing New Year's Eve? Some choices.

Honolulu hotels and restaurants are offering some festive New Year's Eve possibilities. Party like it's a new--and hopefully better--decade! Read more »

Posted on Thursday, December 23, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


TV chefs headline Big Island gala Jan. 21-22

December 21, 2010

TV chefs headline Big Island gala Jan. 21-22

Food Network star Michael Symon and Bravo Top Chef Master Jonathan Waxman bring a benefit dinner to the Mauna Lani Resort on the Big Island, Jan. 21-22, 2011. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, December 21, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


Ethel's: Kalihi's Greatest Hole-in-the-Wall

December 20, 2010

Ethel's: Kalihi's Greatest Hole-in-the-Wall

Ethel's Grill on Kalihi Street is hard to find, hard to park at, but the food is both unexpected and unexpectedly good. Read more »

Posted on Monday, December 20, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


Five new restaurants for Royal Hawaiian Center, Waikiki

December 17, 2010

Five new restaurants for Royal Hawaiian Center, Waikiki

Look for five new restaurants at the Royal Hawaiian Center. Two are in negotiation, two open in 2011 and one opens this month. Read more »

Posted on Friday, December 17, 2010 in Permalink | Comments ()


About This Column

From five-star restaurants to hidden holes-in-the-wall, Biting Commentary will let you know what’s hot and what’s not. Find out the latest restaurant news—who’s opening, who’s closing, which chef is moving on, where the great special dinners are. Discover the best menu items, fabulous wines, stunning cocktails, hand-crafted beers. Be the first to hear about upcoming food events and festivals.

Food editor Martha Cheng graduated from Wellesley College with degrees in Computer Science and English. She's a former line cook, food truck owner, Peace Corps volunteer and Google techie. Follow her on Twitter @marthacheng.



 

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