Author Archives: Ed Oshiro

About Ed Oshiro

Enjoying the journey and observing everyday life in Hawaii.

Opulicious Restaurant

During several visits at lunch time, I was quite satisfied with the quantity and quality for the prices of their meals. The beef stew/chicken katsu combo, mini teri beef plate, hamburger steak plate, and cheeseburger deluxe were good in my opinion. And, I need to emphasize that the patties in the hamburger steak plate were homemade which means I will be back real soon. After ordering the food, we utilized the dining room area and the food came in a timely manner. Continue reading

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Zaratez Mexicatessen

[imagebrowser id=14] During my previous visits to Zaratez, I’ve tried the burrito plate, mulitas, and the tacos, all of which that will take you to Mexico and you won’t have to pay for plane fare. According to the couple standing next to me … Continue reading

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Caryn’s Okazuya

Located on the mauka side of Young Street between Ke`eaumoku and Pi`ikoi Streets, cloistered among the apartment buildings in lower Makiki (Pawa`a), is a plate lunch/okazu-ya establishment owned and operated by Randy Miyamoto. Continue reading

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H.K.’s Restaurant

After finding this diner last year, I’ve used this establishment to meet with friends where many meaningful and lengthy discussions took place. Located across the Moili`ili Field and adjacent to the First Hawaiian Bank on South King Street, this location is very convenient for pedestrians and bus riders alike. Continue reading

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Pho Bistro 2

A hidden gem located just outside the hustle and bustle of Waikiki on the corner of Kalakaua Avenue and Fern Street is Pho Bistro 2. This eatery is a very popular restaurant for the Phở connoisseurs in
Honolulu, locals and visitors alike. Continue reading

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Gyu-Kaku Windward Mall

Since Gyu-Kaku Restaurant just opened, I was quickly seated in one of the 132 seats that are available. My server Misty was very informative of the menu selection since I told her that this was my first time to their eatery. From the miso soup to the dessert, my meal was very a tasteful and memorable experience. Continue reading

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Golden Eagle Chinese Restaurant

Over the course of the past few years, I’ve been enjoying the food at Golden Eagle Chinese Restaurant located in Moili’ili via take-out and family dinners. Finally, in November 2010, my friend wanted to come here, so, I’ve been coming … Continue reading

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St. Louis Drive In

Located at the base of Wai`alae Avenue across St. Louis School and Chaminade University, is a locally owned eatery called St. Louis Drive-In. As far as I can remember, this establishment has provided locals and visitors alike with the comfort … Continue reading

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Ono To Go

During the past few weeks, I had the distinct pleasure of dining at the Ono To Go food truck on several occasions. Through the coconut wireless, I heard that the food here is unique in taste, with an ambiance to … Continue reading

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Mitch’s Fish Market & Sushi Bar

At times, we have champagne dreams on a beer budget, and sometimes, those dreams do come true. I was fortunate to celebrate another year on this planet, and, my friends took me to Mitch’s Sushi in the airport industrial area … Continue reading

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