Hawaii Food & Wine Fest 2014

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September was truly a month of gluttony for me. Knowing that I’d be on the road for months with a mostly street food diet to stretch my budget over the course of my trip, thankfully I was able to follow a diet from thedietdynamo.com and it went pretty well, I wanted to be sure leave on a high note. I created a “Honolulu bucket list” […]

Before I Leave Honolulu…

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I moved to Oahu a few months before my 21st birthday. Sometimes it seems like a lifetime ago, but as I look back through old photos before I pack them away, I can remember discovering Honolulu through my 21-year-old eyes. (Ok, and mayyybe through a bit of the haze of a 21-year-old hangover.) Coming from Maui and having had a brief taste of living in […]

Valentine’s Day 2014 in Honolulu

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Whether you are coupled up and looking for romance or seeking a night out on the town with friends for Single’s Awareness Day, Honolulu has a variety of tasty options for celebrating Valentine’s Day in 2014. (I’ll be adding to this list as I hear about others – feel free to send your tips or event details to me at Malia@ShoyuSugar.com.) Wine & Dine Pig […]

Hawaii Food and Wine Festival 2013

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Food lovers in Honolulu know that there are a few events worth marking in your calendar. Restaurant Week in November. Taste of Marukai. Joy of Sake. Made in Hawaii Festival. Eat the Street. And then there’s the Hawaii Food and Wine Festival. It’s truly in a different category than those listed above, because of the chefs that it attracts from not just around the state, […]

Quest for Honolulu’s Best

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This month’s Honolulu Magazine is probably one of my favorite issues, ever. I have subscribed to the magazine for years because I love the historical portraits of Honolulu over time, unique perspectives on people and places that make our city so diverse, as well as some of the Honolulu’s best food writing. This month’s issue features a fantastic article with the “100 Best Dishes & […]