Category: Restaurants

Pho Up | A new spot for Vietnamese food in Hong Kong’s SoHo District

Walking down the Central-Mid-Levels Escalator, it’s hard to miss the big, bright red and yellow neon star hanging from the window of Pho Up, a brand new restaurant in Hong Kong’s SoHo District that comes from the same team as the beloved bar 65 Peel. The star is appropriate given the restaurant’s prime location on […]

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Los Sotano | Hong Kong’s latest underground den for tacos & tequila

Located underneath Cali-Mex Taqueria in Hong Kong’s bustling Lan Kwai Fong nightlife district, Los Sotano is a speakeasy style lounge serving up Mexican fare and a wide selection of mezcal and tequila. What looks like a giant tequila barrel against an alley wall is actually the entrance – just push and the door reveals itself. […]

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Mahina & Suns | Where to Eat in Oahu

This casual yet trendy semi-outdoor restaurant inside the Surfjack Hotel in Waikiki has great vibes to go with its island influenced menu. We dined for brunch, which offered an eclectic menu of both brunch classics and unique items like our favorite dish, the pork adobo fried rice. It takes the Filipino pork dish and combines […]

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Reef Bar & Market Grill | Where to Eat in Oahu

Grilling a steak by the beach with Diamond Head behind me is definitely not one of the things I expected to be doing during my time in Oahu. But there I was, standing behind a hot grill with a giant spatula, flipping a ribeye steak while looking out the windows to see the sun setting […]

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Musubi Cafe Iyasume | Where to Eat in Oahu

My fellow Spam lovers, Musubi Cafe Iyasume is the place for you. Spam musubi is the Hawaiian version of Japanese omusubi that takes marinated grilled spam and rice and wraps it with nori, or seaweed. The result is a super addictive item that can be eaten any time of day, as a snack, or as […]

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Romy’s Kahuku Prawns and Shrimp | Where to Eat in Oahu

Garlic shrimp can be found on the menus of food trucks & restaurants all over the North Shore of Oahu. It’s listed as shrimp scampi, and served with rice and sometimes macaroni salad and pineapple. While we didn’t get to try as many of the vendors as we would’ve liked, we loved the garlic shrimp […]

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Helena’s Hawaiian Food | Where to Eat in Oahu

A favorite with both locals and tourists alike, Helena’s Hawaiian Food serves up no-frills, local food that’s 20x better than the versions you’ll find at a paid luau. It’s served in small portions (as you can see in the photo at the beginning of this post) so you can try many items at once, and […]

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Sessanta

Italian food is probably my favorite cuisine. I would easily eat pasta, pizza, and Italian cured meats every single day if it weren’t for the calories. Given how much of it I eat, lately it’s been hard for Italian restaurants to truly impress or surprise me, as I’ve probably already had a better version of […]

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