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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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April 05, 2008



I agree that their burgers are fine, if not out of this world. More like an upscale In-and-Out.

Their sweet potato fries, however, *are* out of this world!

FatMan Seoul

Hey R, just dropping by to say HI. The burger looks good. Still waiting for the day I get to try a In-N-Out burg.


Oh yum, I like their burgers *a lot*. Been meaning to post about a trip to the St. Helena location -- I agree w/Debbie-chan that their sweet potato fries are out of this world!

Steve D

Just stumbled across your site searching for good food in Hawaii.

Re: Taylors Refresher: the thing to order is the Wisconsin Sourdough burger -- smothered with mushrooms, onions and cheddar on sourdough bread - totally awesome. Way, way, way beyond In-N-Out, not even the same league. The sweet-potato fries and the fresh-fruit shakes are incredible too.

Email me if you still need some New Orleans tips. I used to live there.

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