Kung Hee Fat Choy: Happy Lunar New Year

Tomorrow officially begins the new lunar year, 4706 — The Year of the Rat. Here on Oahu the festivities began early in January, and culminated publicly over the weekend with three days of partying in Honolulu’s Chinatown. We caught the tail-end of the parade and the beginning of the street party on Saturday. We must …

Honolulu’s Chinatown: Come see what you’ve been missing

It’s with great sadness that I read the growing number of reports about problems with foods and products made in mainland China. It gives one pause and certainly makes me look twice and thrice at labels. But I know I should do that anyway, regardless of where I buy something, whether it’s a supermarket or …

Our favorites: Summer Frappe smoothies

Sadly, we found Summer Frappe abruptly closed with no notice about a new location or any explanation, just a few weeks before we left Oahu. If Summer Frappe has re-opened in another location, please leave a comment below or email us and we will post the information. One of Honolulu’s best-kept secrets? Has to be …