November 2011


Food Network's Chef Hunter Kauai episode premieres tonight

December 1, 2011

Food Network's Chef Hunter Kauai episode premieres tonight

In tonight's episode of the new docu-reality series Chef Hunter, two chefs vie for the position of executive chef at Merriman's Fish House on Kauai. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, December 1, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


News from the Honolulu pop-up world

November 30, 2011

News from the Honolulu pop-up world

The Pig and the Lady at Blaisdell farmers' market, Zaratez pops-up in Prima, Bar&D: a speakeasy Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


Got paiai? Hand-pounded paiai now legal

November 29, 2011

Got paiai? Hand-pounded paiai now legal

Two years and one legislative session later, hand-pounded paiai is officially legal and available. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, November 29, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


New restaurant: YuZu

November 28, 2011

New restaurant: YuZu

From the chefs of Kaiwa and the former Hale Macrobiotic: fresh udon, sushi balls, lotus root pizza and veggie sushi. Read more »

Posted on Monday, November 28, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


Hiroshi's Contemporary Kaiseki

November 23, 2011

Hiroshi's Contemporary Kaiseki

Hiroshi's latest kaiseki dinner featured Hawaii seafood, including fish caught by the chef himself. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, November 23, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


Sammy Hagar Debuts his Maui Rum

November 22, 2011

Sammy Hagar Debuts his Maui Rum

At the Hard Rock Cafe Honolulu, Sammy Hagar debuted his new Maui rum. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


New: Tea Farm Cafe

November 22, 2011

New: Tea Farm Cafe

Fifty varieties of tea in this modern Zen cafe. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


Local, organic Ceylon cinnamon for the holidays

November 21, 2011

Local, organic Ceylon cinnamon for the holidays

At Whole Foods, a sweeter, more fragrant, powdery-fine cinnamon grown on Big Island. Read more »

Posted on Monday, November 21, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


Restaurant week at SALT

November 18, 2011

Restaurant week at SALT

Coppa, maple chicken liver pate, pork belly and hamachi, bourbon flan all for $30. Read more »

Posted on Friday, November 18, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


How to cater for APEC

November 17, 2011

How to cater for APEC

Stories and advice from island chefs the next time you need to cater a world leaders event. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, November 17, 2011 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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