Monthly Archives: July 2009

Holy Tarte Tatin! Chef Mavro’s ‘Julie & Julia’ special starts Aug. 7

NOTE 9/4/09: Due to popular demand, Julie & Julia dinner has been extended through September, Tuesday-Saturday. Check the Chef Mavro blog for updates (and see how George Mavrothalassitis makes beouf bourgignon. Thing of beauty). Yeah, recessions suck. But they also

Holy Tarte Tatin! Chef Mavro’s ‘Julie & Julia’ special starts Aug. 7

NOTE 9/4/09: Due to popular demand, Julie & Julia dinner has been extended through September, Tuesday-Saturday. Check the Chef Mavro blog for updates (and see how George Mavrothalassitis makes beouf bourgignon. Thing of beauty). Yeah, recessions suck. But they also

In other news

• The website food52.com—founded by New York Times food writer Amanda Hesser and freelance food writer and recipe tester Merrill Stubbs—is in beta testing and looking for crack home cooks to try it out and give feedback. SeriousEats.com broke the

In other news

• The website food52.com—founded by New York Times food writer Amanda Hesser and freelance food writer and recipe tester Merrill Stubbs—is in beta testing and looking for crack home cooks to try it out and give feedback. SeriousEats.com broke the

Bone appehteet!

Last night Chef George Mavrothalassitis (and his lovely wife Donna Jung) of Chef Mavro and Columbia Pictures hosted a special advance screening of Julie & Julia—the film adaptation of Julie Powell‘s book about cooking every recipe in Julia Child‘s seminal

Bone appehteet!

Last night Chef George Mavrothalassitis (and his lovely wife Donna Jung) of Chef Mavro and Columbia Pictures hosted a special advance screening of Julie & Julia—the film adaptation of Julie Powell‘s book about cooking every recipe in Julia Child‘s seminal

Ode to the Sloppy Joe

Yes, Honolulu Academy of Arts’ Pavilion Cafe chef Mike Nevin is known for his garden fresh Med-Asian contemporary cafe dishes like mahi soba salad and greens-laden piadina (and his 80s Ward Centre spot Il Fresco was an HNL restaurant pioneer), but

Ode to the Sloppy Joe

Yes, Honolulu Academy of Arts’ Pavilion Cafe chef Mike Nevin is known for his garden fresh Med-Asian contemporary cafe dishes like mahi soba salad and greens-laden piadina (and his 80s Ward Centre spot Il Fresco was an HNL restaurant pioneer), but

Blaisdell Night Market: Farmers markets keep blooming

The launch of the Blaisdell Night Market in June means I don’t have to berate myself for not getting out of bed early enough to make the KCC Saturday crack o’ dawn version. Now every Wednesday I can leisurely walk

Blaisdell Night Market: Farmers markets keep blooming

The launch of the Blaisdell Night Market in June means I don’t have to berate myself for not getting out of bed early enough to make the KCC Saturday crack o’ dawn version. Now every Wednesday I can leisurely walk

Momo and dhal: Himalayan Kitchen

The opening of Himalayan Kitchen in March marked one more step in the sloooow diversification of Honolulu’s restaurant scene. In the cozy Kaimuki second-floor nook that was once Days of Aloha Cafe (I still miss their tuna sandwiches and homemade

Momo and dhal: Himalayan Kitchen

The opening of Himalayan Kitchen in March marked one more step in the sloooow diversification of Honolulu’s restaurant scene. In the cozy Kaimuki second-floor nook that was once Days of Aloha Cafe (I still miss their tuna sandwiches and homemade