Latest Obsession: Paiko Hawaii

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It’s an unfortunate fact that I was born lacking the green thumb gene. My grandma had a beautiful garden full of flowers, fruit and macadamia nut trees, and a huge, grassy lawn. The centerpiece of our yard was a Surinam cherry tree so large you could climb up in it, whereas most times I see it around town as a bush or shrub. She had […]

Where to Eat in Honolulu: Cocina Hawaii at Taste

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UPDATE 9/20/13: Big changes in Kakaako! Biting Commentary reports that Cocina has found a permanent home in the space vacated by the Whole Ox Deli, just around the corner from Taste. It appears that many of the hit dishes from the Cocina pop-ups now will be available in the restaurant, beginning 10/1/13. Nice! Why is it that street food from another country is never as […]

Where to Eat in Honolulu: The Whole Ox Deli

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UPDATE 4/10/13: Wow, have there been big changes since I posted this! Bob McGee has now left Whole Ox and the new chef, Justin Yu, has some major changes in store. I guess we were one of the last to get the foie gras poutine! You can read more about it on Honolulu Magazine’s Biting Commentary. UPDATE 9/21/13: The Whole Ox has officially shut its […]