February 2012


San Francisco Restaurant: State Bird Provisions

February 29, 2012

San Francisco Restaurant: State Bird Provisions

If you're traveling to the Bay Area soon, check this new restaurant out. Read more »

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March food and dining events: Honolulu Festival, Scotch, Belgium beers

February 28, 2012

March food and dining events: Honolulu Festival, Scotch, Belgium beers

Duckhorn debuts Paraduxx, Pacific Rim cultures come together at Honolulu Festival. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, February 28, 2012 in Permalink | Comments ()


New location: Chun Wah Kam

February 27, 2012

New location: Chun Wah Kam

A third branch of Chun Wah Kam opens near Ala Moana, serving over 40 varieties of local and local-Chinese food as well as an array of steamed and baked manapua. Read more »

Posted on Monday, February 27, 2012 in Permalink | Comments ()


Hawaii Chocolate Festival and Cupcake Wars

February 24, 2012

Hawaii Chocolate Festival and Cupcake Wars

It's a sweet weekend: sample chocolates from over 20 vendors on Saturday, watch Hokulani bakers compete in Cupcake Wars on Food Network on Sunday. Read more »

Posted on Friday, February 24, 2012 in Permalink | Comments ()


New food truck: Sweet Revenge

February 23, 2012

New food truck: Sweet Revenge

A pie truck with sweet and savory treats. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2012 in Permalink | Comments ()


Dashi maki at Hakkei

February 22, 2012

Dashi maki at Hakkei

A video of chef Seiya Masahara making dashi maki Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, February 22, 2012 in Permalink | Comments ()


USDA grants awarded to five Hawaii farms

February 21, 2012

USDA grants awarded to five Hawaii farms

Among the recipients: Naked Cow Dairy, Hawaii Cattle Producers Cooperative, Mauna Kea Tea Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 in Permalink | Comments ()


New dishes at YuZu Hawaii

February 17, 2012

New dishes at YuZu Hawaii

Among the new: lobster bisque udon and ika mentaiko udon Read more »

Posted on Friday, February 17, 2012 in Permalink | Comments ()


Dining with Mickey: Aulani's character breakfast

February 16, 2012

Dining with Mickey: Aulani's character breakfast

You gotta love Mickey to make this standard breakfast buffet worth it. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, February 16, 2012 in Permalink | Comments ()


Alan Wong starts a blog

February 15, 2012

Alan Wong starts a blog

A rare look inside one of Honolulu's most famous restaurants and its sometimes idiosyncratic namesake. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 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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