Today Eater returns to Honolulu, Hawai‘i, to focus on 12 newish restaurants that have been garnering some serious buzz. Once again, Eater asked bicoastal tea expert and food writer Kathy YL Chan to offer up her picks for the buzziest openings of the past year or so.
It’s no secret that Honolulu has great Japanese food, and now there’s even more, thanks to imports focusing on everything from yakitori to tonkatsu (Yakitori Hachibei, Tonkatsu Tamafuji). The city’s buzziest opening — probably ever — and its most exciting new opening, according to Eater restaurant editor Bill Addison, is the result of a collaboration between two Per Se alums and an Eater Young Gun (Senia).
There’s no shortage of great food in Honolulu, so do head to Eater’s comprehensive Hawai‘i guide for all the details. But for Honolulu’s newest and hottest, read on.Read More