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25 05, 2018

McDonald’s to Test Out a New Breakfast Catering Menu

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The fast food giant recently introduced plans to offer breakfast catering options. Loyal fans of McDonald's breakfast can now celebrate early morning meetings, as the fast-food giant recently announced plans to introduce a new catering service, beginning at first in Orlando, Florida. The restaurant chain is using Orlando as a testing ground before plans to expand to

25 05, 2018

Shave Ice, Explained

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From New Orleans sno-balls to Filipino halo-halo, icy desserts are beloved across the globe One of the world’s oldest desserts is suddenly everywhere. Chef Sota Atsumi of Paris’s iconic Clown Bar recently served a foie gras kakigori, or Japanese-style shaved ice, at a menu preview for his highly anticipated forthcoming restaurant, Maison. At the Lobster Club in New York

12 05, 2018

Iron Chef Morimoto Just Opened an Izakaya in Waikiki

Categories: Industry News, Hawaii, Foodservice|

Momosan Waikiki has ramen, yakitori, a beer garden and sake Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto opened Momosan Waikiki at the Alohilani Resort across the street from Kuhio Beach Tuesday night, one floor below Morimoto Asia Waikiki. What's the difference? Momosan has ramen, yakitori and izakaya dishes, plus an outdoor beer garden with craft beer and sake.

12 05, 2018

Food and Beverage Plans Revealed for Renovated Queen Kapiolani Hotel

Categories: Industry News, Hawaii, Foodservice|

A rendering of DECK., one of two new food and beverage options opening this summer as part of the Queen Kapiolani's renovation As part of its $35 million renovation, two new food and beverage concepts will open this summer at the Queen Kapiolani Hotel. International development company Plan Do See will open DECK., a pool

5 05, 2018

Hawaii’s First Applebee’s Restaurant Will Convert to an IHOP

Categories: Uncategorized, Industry News, Hawaii, Foodservice|

Hawaii’s first Applebee’s restaurant will close on Sunday night and undergo six weeks of renovations before being rebranded and reopen as an IHOP restaurant. The Ewa Beach Applebee’s, which opened in October 2016 in the Foodland-anchored Ewa Town Center on the corner of Fort Weaver and Geiger roads, will close at 10 p.m. on Sunday,

29 04, 2018

Delivery Boom is Changing Everything About the Restaurant Business

Categories: Industry News, Foodservice|

NEW YORK — Micha Magid would prefer that guests grab a table to enjoy the  sweet corn fritters, chicken wings and "brontosaurus" ribs served at Mighty Quinn's Barbecue, his restaurant chain. But so many diners want their food delivered to their front doors instead that the  eateries have to carve out valuable space dedicated solely to fulfilling those orders. "If

29 04, 2018

Hawaiian Food Is Flourishing … in Utah?

Categories: Industry News, Hawaii, Foodservice|

The restaurant chain Mo' Bettahs has found success appealing to Utah's dominant religious group: Mormons, who have long had ties to Polynesia. SALT LAKE CITY — The restaurant Mo’ Bettahs is a ballad to beach life. Surfing movies play on TV screens in a continuous loop. Paddles and surfboards that have all touched Hawaiian waters adorn the

1 04, 2018

Michelin-Starred Dim Sum Restaurant to Open in Royal Hawaiian Center

Categories: Industry News, Hawaii, Foodservice|

Tim Ho Wan, a Hong Kong-based Michelin-starred dim sum restaurant, will open its first U.S. location this April at the Royal Hawaiian Center. The restaurant, which has locations in Southeast Asia, Taiwan, Macau and Australia, markets itself as an inexpensive Michelin-starred dim sum business, with a focus on modern and traditional Hong Kong-style dim sum.