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    The Wedding Cafe, Manoa

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    Zaney's, Downtown Honolulu
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    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
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    The following posts should be completed someday (!):

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    Happy Inn
    Kat's Sushi
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    Hata Restaurant
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    The Eggberts
    Blossoming Lotus
    Hamura Saimin Stand
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    WHEW! I hope to have them done by year's end!

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    Sydney, NSW, Australia

    London, UK
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    Chicago, IL
    Seoul, South Korea
    I won't be able to visit Korea this year.
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    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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December 20, 2005


clare eats

looks good :) Is the salad alittle small?


Will definitely check this place out when I come home!! Looks ono!


I walk by this place all the time, and have often wondered if it was worth anything. Looks promising now, and I'll wait for the finish of your in progress review.


Yess! Garlic Chicken - one of the many reasons I'm so happy to be home. It seems as if you've been to every little hole in the wall in the downtown area, they'll have to open up more restaurants to keep up with you!


What's the second dish???


Hi Clare,

The garlic chicken is good and yes, they could have given me a little more salad, but the portion size was OK for the price.

Hi Kat,

The food here is pretty good. If anything, stick to the garlic chicken and maybe the adobo or stew. Some of the other dishes that are pretty good are the nishime and the shoyu chicken.

Hi Alan,

Try the garlic chicken then work your way through whatever else looks good. If you like the garlic chicken from Mitsu-Ken, you'll definitely enjoy this.

I've tried about half the regular menu already and it's mostly quite good. They also have prime rib on Fridays for $11.50 (taking the place of Ray's).

Hi Kathy,

I love garlic chicken too and I love to explore the little shops are downtown. Yes, we could definitely use more restaurants (more ethnic food would be nice).

Hi Sarah,

Welcome to the blog!

The second dish is hamburger steak. It was more like salisbury steak to me though.


Hi Reid - Like salisbury steak? That doesn't sound like good eats...Though I love local-style garlic chicken, nothing really close to that up here.


Hi Kirk,

Yeah, the hamburger steak is not really too good. *sigh*

But the garlic chicken is better than Mitsu-Ken, in my opinion, and some of the specials like the nishime and konbumaki are pretty good too.

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