Shared from Honolulu Magazine ALTHOUGH SOME LOCAL RESTAURANTS REMAINED OPEN DURING LATE MARCH AND APRIL, SOME CLOSED COMPLETELY. NOW, THEY’RE REOPENING FOR TAKEOUT AND DELIVERY. After Fête closed a month ago because of the COVID-19 pandemic, owner Chuck Bussler and his team made the difficult decision to reopen for takeout and delivery on Monday.
Shared from Honolulu Magazine HONOLULU MAGAZINE’S TEAM SHIFTED TO WORKING FROM HOME IN MARCH. THAT INCLUDED STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER AARON K. YOSHINO, WHO TURNED HIS HOME-COOKED NABE DINNER INTO A PHOTO SHOOT FOR THE MAY 2020 COVER OF HONOLULU MAGAZINE. We’re hoping to see you out sometime in May. But weeks of quarantine cuisine have renewed
Shared from Honolulu Magazine THE MEAL KIT SERVICE NOW ALSO SELLS ‘ULU WAFFLE BATTER, HAND SANITIZER AND MORE. While dried pasta may be slowly returning to grocery shelves after panic buying, if you need a pasta fix, look to Fresh Box’s newly launched market, which includes delivered-to-your-door products from Onda Pasta and other local
Shared from Honolulu Magazine WHO DOESN’T WANT TO WATCH SOMEONE CARRY A BAG OF POPCORN THAT FEEDS SEVEN TO YOUR DOOR? Since Honolulu ordered everyone to stay at home, we’ve attempted to turn our living room into a movie theater multiple times. After all, every night can be a movie night when no one has
Shared from Honolulu Magazine GOVERNOR IGE SET A GOAL OF DOUBLING LOCAL FOOD PRODUCTION BY 2020. SO HOW DO WE MEASURE UP? Alternately fought over and forgotten, land in Lualualei Valley, once home to Wai‘anae Sugar Co., has served as a barometer for Hawai‘i’s appetite for agriculture. From the 1960s to ’80s, when the
Shared from Honolulu Magazine With the spread of COVID-19 and demand for hand sanitizers, Koʻolau Distillery converted its operation this week and will donate everything to first responders and healthcare professionals. Eric Dill, CEO of Koʻolau Distillery in Kailua, had heard about other craft distilleries on the Mainland coverting their operations to making hand
Shared from Honolulu Magazine DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, HERE’S HOW THE POPULAR ISLAND CHAIN IS DOING ITS PART TO HELP FLATTEN THE CURVE. Birthday dinners, midnight munchies, catch-up lunches with Grandma: Zippy’s Restaurants has been there for it all and more. It’s a place of comfort, familiarity and nostalgia that I’ve known practically my entire life.
Shared from Honolulu Magazine A NEW GROUP FORMED BY DA SPOT AND OTHER PARTNERS CURRENTLY SERVES MORE THAN 8,000 FREE MEALS A DAY TO FOOD-INSECURE GROUPS, AND HOPES TO RAMP UP TO 100,000. Ahmad Ramadan wants to feed 10% of the island’s population.“We are not billionaires or super wealthy or anything,” says Ramadan, owner
Shared from Honolulu Magazine LOCAL RESTAURATEURS AND FOOD PURVEYORS ARE ON EDGE AS PRECAUTIONS TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS BEGIN TO TAKE EFFECT. WHAT CAN YOU DO TO HELP? Canceled vacations. Reduced flights. Skittish residents. It’s an unnerving time for all of us. And perhaps especially so for the restaurant industry as recent
Shared from Honolulu Magazine BETTY’S SCORES BIG WITH FRESH-BAKED BUNS, KILLER SHAKES AND CRISP STEAK FRIES. BUT ITS SMASH BURGERS NEED REFINING. Betty’s Burgers recently opened on University Avenue, replacing the Greek Corner that had been there since the early ’90s. It’s a risky spot, only half a mile from Teddy’s Bigger Burgers (and