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Hawaii’s ‘local’ food is diversity on a plate

Today in Honolulu, the discerning diner can eat at lots of upscale places from Nobu to Bill’s Sydney, creation of the Australian chef Bill Granger. But on a recent trip, the only thing I wanted were the flavors that brought me home. I lived in Hawaii for seven years, learning about the state’s intensely multi-ethnic …

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50 States of Beer: Hawaiian IPA goes swell with Spam

One of the joys of living on the West Coast is its proximity to the Pacific. The ocean’s generally freezing, yes, but it also offers a direct connection to Japan, Southeast Asia and the many islands dotting its massive blue expanse. That Pacific pathway delivers a great many things to the continental United States, including …

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