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#FUUD: Brunch at Koko Head Cafe in Kaimuki

By On June 20, 2014

This has been a long time coming. I finally — finally — visited Koko Head Cafe after it opened earlier this year. In fact, the day it opened I got a text from chef… Read More


#FUUD: Via Gelato in Kaimuki

By On May 2, 2014

Two years ago I met Melissa Bow, a former physical therapist who had come back home to Oahu after living in New York City to make gelato. She wanted to do something… Read More


Today’s Happy Shot

By On June 7, 2013

What is it about baked macaroni and cheese that makes it so irresistibly good? That’s particularly true for the version served at 12th Avenue Grill in Kaimuki (above). This dish came with… Read More


FUUD: Shaloha in Kaimuki

By On May 3, 2013

When I was going to the University of Hawaii, I would grab lunch at JR’s Bar-B-Q on Waialae Avenue so often the owner would know my order as soon as I walked… Read More


FUUD: Pho 27 on Waialae

By On March 23, 2012

Five years ago I wrote a story for the now defunct Honolulu Advertiser about Columbia Inn closing in Kaimuki. Its closure was a shock to regular customers and employees, many of whom… Read More