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  • Next on 'Ono Kine Grindz:

    The Wedding Cafe, Manoa

    Recently Consumed:

    Zaney's, Downtown Honolulu
    Bob's Bar-B-Que, Kalihi
    Restaurant Yamagen, Moili'ili

    Below you will find a never ending list of restaurants that I want to visit or re-visit:

    Young's Fish Market
    Alan Wong's Pineapple Room
    Cafe Sistina
    Indigo Eurasian Cuisine
    Yakiniku Toraji
    Sushi Masa
    Ono Hawaiian Foods
    Tsukuneya Robata Grill

    If you would like to give me a tip on a new restaurant that is opening up, or give me a recommendation on some of your favorite restaurants, please send an e-mail to:

    onokinegrindz (at) yahoo (dot) com

    The following posts should be completed someday (!):

    New Diner's Drive In
    Border Grill
    Penang Malaysian
    Chez Panisse
    Zuni Cafe
    Indonesia Restaurant
    Boston's North End Pizza
    Happy Inn
    Kat's Sushi
    Fritz's European Bakery
    Makino Chaya
    Singapore/Bangkok Posts
    Chin's Kahala
    Hata Restaurant
    Ebisu Catering Service
    Bubba Burgers
    The Eggberts
    Blossoming Lotus
    Hamura Saimin Stand
    Bob's Big Boy

    WHEW! I hope to have them done by year's end!

    Upcoming adventures

    San Francisco, CA

    Sydney, NSW, Australia

    London, UK
    Paris, France
    Chicago, IL
    Seoul, South Korea
    I won't be able to visit Korea this year.
    San Francisco, CA
    New Orleans, LA
    Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Shanghai, China

    Hopefully, some of you can provide me with recommendations for some good eats!

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May 01, 2004



I live for your foodie pics really;)


Min...thank you! I'm sometimes quite embarrassed taking them. To some, it seems a bit strange that I'm taking pictures of food. When I tell them it's for a website, they smile....


I love love LOVE dim sum... probably my favorite Chinese meal : )
terrible on the waistline but absolutely divine on the palate! LoL
the char siew paus look delish... I love paus with the fluffy HK-style dough.
I also love lo mai kai (glutinous rice with chicken wrapped in lotus leaf)... interesting... is that what it's called in Hawaii? mochi rice? instead of glutinous rice?



mochi rice is japanese glutinous rice:)


Ahh!I get really self-conscious too which is why i rarely take foodie pics at the restaurant.Hmmm i guess for the sake of my foodblog i should probably leave my embarassment at home.


Renee...I think mochi rice and glutinous rice are one and the same. At this dim sum restaurant, it's listed as mochi rice on the menu. Dim sum is my favorite too! Unfortunately, I can't always eat it because of the cost! I'd be broke! haha!

Min...whenever I whip out the camera, people give me strange looks...I've gotten used to it already. =) Just takes a little time.


Reid, ; ) that too... bad for both the waistline and the wallet... but oh so good! such is life!

hey Min, thanks.
yeah, I knew mochi was Jap for glutinous rice... was just rather intrigued that it was the general term used more widely in Hawaii to describe glutinous rice : )

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