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Old November 10th, 2007, 02:11 PM
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we had drinks and pupu dinner with our friend "sam" at uncle bo's. on kapahulu we shared the thai-style wings, the new york steak, the manila clams--my absolute favorite treatment of clams on the island, which, according to our server, has 20-odd ingredients in it. besides chili and butter, there MUST be either fish sauce or a fish paste in there, and i promise that's the umph in the recipe. we also shared the spicy shrimp pasta dish which had enough shrimp for the three of us to have two or three.

a great meal shared with wonderful friends is always a lovely way to end a hard-worked week, but the noteworthy thing about last night was that after dinner, we visited the new monster safeway. and i kid you not when i say it's a monster. we live in kaimuki, so we passed the site often as it was being constructed, but viewing from off property somehow doesn't prepare you for the largeness of it.

when we made our left turn into the parking lot, it was already near 11 p.m. the street level lot was packed, and there were a number of white-shirted security officer and police helping guide traffic/ensure safety/peace (no protesters in sight tho when we went). we moved on to the second level parking, which looks rather like townhouse parking you'd see in makakilo (you'll understand when you go up there), and was about 3/4 full of cars. to get down, you can either take the stairs or ride the diamond head-side glass elevator down, which is a bit of a treat bcs as you go down, you get a view of the sushi bar and deli area. i'm not sure if there's another elevator at the other end of the building.

the elevator opens to the outside of the store, so you can get a cart. it was late, so there were only three people at the sushi bar and they were settling their bill. there's also a starbucks inside, but that wasn't open. the deli section is HUGE. the sheer variety of prepared foods shocked and awed. the usual safeway favorites were there, like watercress tofu salad, but there were some things i don't remember seeing at the makiki safeway i used to frequent, like the orzo salad or the berry salad. they had mortadella, capicolla as well as ham and turkey. cheese--ohmigawd. what cheese didn't they have? to put it in perspective, i think the size of their cheese section is as big as the wine section at costco iwilei. i don't think i've seen that same volume and number of variety of cheeses all in one place. the meat and seafood section is an expanse as well. what got us was the partially prepared meat section, which was covered since it was closed. but i lifted the sign they had covering the glass and gasped when i saw cornish game hens stuffed full with something that looked yummy. the bacon too...we need to go back just to get a closer look at all of that.

on to the fruit and veggies, and it becomes clear claims that the organic section is sizeable are true. the layout is inviting, partially because of islands of veggies/and fruit made to look more like a farmers' market versus a sterile grocery. there is also a nut bar where nuts are kept warm so that they maintain freshness better, and where people can grind their own peanut, almond, or cashew butter. it was clear that many had never fresh-ground their own nut butters because there was a bit of a crowd there. many were timid to try the machine out but curious enough to hang around in case someone else would do it first.

we didn't spend all that much time perusing the inner aisles, bcs we were more interested in the fresh stuff. i will say that it seemed this safeway had the biggest selection of ben & jerry's ice creams i've seen.

eric and i would keep the following in mind when grocery shopping:
star: best fruit/veggies, small & more relatively expensive meat selection, good place to get organic/homeopathic products if don't wanna go huckleberry or down to earth or kokua
times: good fruit/veggies, small & more relatively expensive meat selection
safeway: good for canned stuff, bread, eggs, milk
foodland: best meat, good fruit/veggies
daiei, now DQ: most convenient stop for asian products, not so great meat and veggies.

i'm not sure the new safeway has changed our mindset, described above, very much. but we will add cheese (if we want something more exotic) and the prepared/deli stuff to our safeway list. foodland still has better quality of fruits and veggies as long as you compare apples to apples and not apples to organic apples or something like that. the quantity of meats at this safeway are much bigger--some trays costco-sized, but the quality still the same. i know safeway improved its meat in more recent years but not enough to make us completely switch over.

oh! almost forgot to mention that there are deals in the deli/seafood/meats area. we saw crab legs for $9.99 a pound--on special. they're normally twice that price. these prices might be for the opening, and i remember that there were similar low prices on certain items through the store. i forget how much one of the frozen pizzas were but it was a very low price and it had almost run out.

the other thing i noticed about this safeway--the people working were all smiley and joyful, like they were proud of their store and wanted to share it with you. if anything, that's the biggest selling point the kapahulu branch has. well, that and the soon-to-open seattle's best, i suppose.

getting out wasn't all that difficult, what with the newly installed light to help control flow. we'll keep you posted if we notice any more-than-usual backups on kapahulu.

i'll be curious to see if safeway will be willing to share its parking with its business neighbors of if in time, they'll go compusa on people who park but don't patronize it or its lot-mates.
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Old November 10th, 2007, 02:31 PM
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Wow Cyn, that was a FANTASTIC review. Diggin' how you referenced DQ as Daiei.

The Hawaii Kai Safeway was the first location in Hawaii to get their "new look" renovation treatment, and based on ambiance alone, it's a wonderful shopping experience. But I hear you on the comparison of quality and prices in produce and meats (and everything else) vs. other local supermarkets.

Still, you made it sound very exciting, and I WILL get there either today or tomorrow.

I gotta' check out Uncle Bo's too (formerly Auntie Pastos second location). My girlfriend went and raved about it.

Mahalo once again for that awesome Safeway Kapahulu review!
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Old November 10th, 2007, 03:06 PM
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you're welcome.

i should note that going to the kapahulu safeway seemed the thing to do for a lot of people, so if you want to shop for more than groceries *ahem*, going there while it's still novel might be a better option than, let's say, the W or rumors or pipeline or lotus bar on a weekend night.

just steer clear of the kraken releasors. *wrinkles nose*
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If I do go, will I be stuck in Kapahulu forever?
This is the first time Iíve ever quoted myself.

But after reading all the articles about Safeway Kapahulu, and especially after reading ericncynís excellent review, I decided, even though I had deep (very deep) reservations about traffic and parking, to go there. I had plans this afternoon to go to a park, and just relax and get in some serious reading, and since this Safeway was in the vicinity, I decided to try it and get something for lunch. Surprise! Traffic and parking was not a problem. I had not been aware there would be rooftop parking, which alleviated much of the parking problem. There was also an army of police and security personnel directing traffic. No problems.

And the Safeway ... impressive! The best feature of this Safeway is the deli. The ďready-to-goĒ foods, the cheese section (as ericncyn mentioned), the wine section (though I think it is still too expensive compared to other places), and bakery were impressive. This place seems a nice place to hang out ... have some lunch or snack or coffee or internet connection (there was a sign that said Wi-Fi was coming soon [donít know if itís free or not]). There are enough tables and chairs to define an area (or areas) as a food court (within a grocery store?).

There was also a giveaway ... IPods! While exploring the store, there was an announcement over the store-wide intercom that there was a winner of an IPod at register XXX. When I was leaving about half an hour later, there was an announcement that there was another IPod winner at register XXX. This happened when I was at a register to pay for my sandwich and loaf of French bread. The winner was behind me, at the next register. If I had chosen that register to stand in, I might have won an IPod!

I donít know how may IPods they were planning to give away.
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My girlfriend tried going to the Kapahulu Safeway about an hour ago. The parking lot was gridlocked and zero parking stalls available; even parallel stalls along Kapahulu Avenue were all taken.

Will have to try again at a non-peak time.
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i'm surprised at that, pomai. yesterday, eric and i passed by at about noon and there was no more traffic on kapahulu than usual. this morning, i shopped there at between 10:00 - 10:30 am and there was parking galore on the roof level. ipicked up some salad from the salad bar as well as two bottles of safeway brand fruit-flavored diet sparkling water and also a venti non-fat latte w/sugar free cinnamon dolce syrup (a little caffeine treat). i wonder what the dealio was when you went.
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we had drinks and pupu dinner with our friend "sam" at uncle bo's. on kapahulu we shared the thai-style wings, the new york steak,
My friends and I had the same two things when we went...I really dug the steak, prepared pupu-style.

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It's Manila style. Every one of the ingredients in it was probably "odd," not just twenty of them.

Uncle Bo's was fun, but I doubt I'll make it a regular Kapahulu stop. I can't imagine ever cruising Kapahulu and choosing it over Irifune or Mr. Ojisan.
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It's Manila style. Every one of the ingredients in it was probably "odd," not just twenty of them.
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Uncle Bo's was fun, but I doubt I'll make it a regular Kapahulu stop. I can't imagine ever cruising Kapahulu and choosing it over Irifune or Mr. Ojisan.
ever try sunrise restaurant around the way from waiola? waioli? shave ice (sorry--i always get the shave ice place's name mixed up w/the tea house)? or are you too yellow-bellied to try nakami champuru?
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or are you too yellow-bellied to try nakami champuru?
I haven't, but it's on the list. My friend and I are trying to hit every dining establishment on Kapahulu. I...don't like the idea of most champurus, to be honest. And although I make it a point to try things I don't like, exempt from that policy are things I'm morally opposed to, such as eating the guts and stomachs of other animals.
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I haven't, but it's on the list. My friend and I are trying to hit every dining establishment on Kapahulu. I...don't like the idea of most champurus, to be honest. And although I make it a point to try things I don't like, exempt from that policy are things I'm morally opposed to, such as eating the guts and stomachs of other animals.

i think the nakami champuru is the best of all of em.
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additional notes on the kapahulu safeway, which we visited about 9 pm thursday night:

nut bar was closed, and the fresh nut butter machines were covered. they did, however, have a good selection of packaged fresh nut butter available.

salad bar & deli were still open. i had thought about making a salad to bring home but the greens looked a little sad, so i decided against it.

fresh seafood looked like they were starting to break down & close up. we got some more kim chee shrimp poke, which i ate with my lunch the next day. still yummy for the price (about $10 a pound).

the front parking lot looked packed but the upper lot, which i prefer to park at anyway, was about 75% empty. no cops and maybe 1/3 the security of our first visit. congestion (or lack thereof) in the store was rather mellow--no more than you'd expect at 9pm on a thursday night.
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I FINALLY made it into the new Kapahulu Safeway. Absolutely beautiful and BIG. I'll go as far as calling it "SAFEWAY CITY", as that's the impression you have upon entering the lot.

Various deli stations and a coffee house immediately hit you upon entry on the left side. Everything at the delis are sold at various per-pound prices, and it was quite busy at the main counter.

I got to sample some Cashew Butter (quite tasty, but expensive) from the nut station, which is located in the center, away from the deli area. That was the only thing I found that didn't make sense, layout-wise.

They also sported one of the prettiest produce departments I've ever seen, as if they use a level and tape measure to stack fruits and veggies. lol But way overpriced compared to the competition, IMO.

Their meats were gorgeous though, and very competitively priced. Thick cuts of steaks. Love that. The fresh seafood selection was decent as well, but not as big as I expected. Actually, the entire meat department looked relatively small compared to produce.

Still, under that gorgeous skin, it's still just another Safeway Supermarket (you kinda' forget that with the immensity of the place), where as a shopper, the bottom line is the bottom line, and all you're really doing there, like every place else is comparing prices to other markets on this and that item.

One thing that did stand out was the friendliness and helpfulness of the entire staff. They seem to really emphasize this there. At least this was my impression. Unless maybe they thought I was one of the big bosses. lol

Most of the business spaces surrounding the parking lot were still vacant, with only a Cold Stone Creamery on the right open for business. When that all fills up it should be even more exciting.

Overall though, very impressive and, IMO, indeed a welcome addition to Kapahulu avenue. Much more useful to the community than a blockaded empty lot waiting for a buyer, as it has been for years (just like Walmart's Koreamoku "Superblock").

Bought about $25 worth of groceries, including 2 quarts (b1g1f) of Safeway Select's "Mother Load" ice cream. Late night snacks. Yum.
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Does anybody know anything about the restaurant (?) that appears to be opening soon in Waikiki at what I think is the Hawaiian Monarch Hotel? You can see it if you are on Ala Wai. It looks interesting. I think it's called the Cream Pot.

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I finally took the time to pack a suitcase and take a trip thru the Kapahulu Safeway! My brain was in circuit overload before I left the produce dept., which is where I entered. I've always liked the Hawaii Kai and Kapolei stores but Kapahulu puts 'em both to shame.

Kapahulu Safeway is a bit like Disneyland. You really can't see the entire "park" in one day.
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I got to sample some Cashew Butter (quite tasty, but expensive) from the nut station, which is located in the center, away from the deli area. That was the only thing I found that didn't make sense, layout-wise.
Shot in the dark, but I wonder if it's a way to keep nuts from contaminating non-nutty foods, so that allergic people won't have to worry.

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That actually makes me more likely to stop there. There are Safeways nearby, but I'm one of those stick-close-to-home guys, and while the familiarity and convenience of my local Star Market are nice, I really wish there were a Safeway in that space. I much prefer it to any of the other markets, including a sentimental favorite, KTA.

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I don't think I know what you mean. I used to go to the Subway, JJ's Diner, and Diamond Head Video at least once a week right up until they were all booted out, just months before construction began. In fact, I haven't been back to Diamond Head Video (easily the best video rental store on the island) since, because the new location is just too inconvenient. And that's really a shame.

I even went to the Dunkin' Donuts regularly, while it was still a Dunkin' Donuts. So attractive a draw was that little complex that even when I was a bus rider, I'd be there twice a week. I work in the airport area and live in Kalihi, by the way. And bus riders will tell you there's no easy way to get to Kapahulu from under the Airport Viaduct. I basically got off on Kapiolani and walked past Kaimuki High on my way there.

So yes, I'm looking forward to frequenting the new Safeway City (good name, by the way), but is it THAT much better than a video rental store with a foreign section six shelves high and an entire aisle in length, sorted by country, or a plate lunch place where you could get a shoyu chicken plate for under four bucks? Unless the Swedish Bikini Team is bagging the groceries, I don't see how it could be.
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I went to the Kapahulu Safeway last week. Its not bad. I have seen better supermarkets in Seattle but its nice to have some of those features in Hawaii.

The nut bar grinding machines are the same ones they have at Down To Earth. More nut choices but I think they are more expensive at Safeway.

I'll probably go back there only if they have good shops opening in that strip mall. Otherwise its not much of a draw for me.
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Just curious...
According to a very brief PBN blurb, it will serve "...rich European breakfast fare through late afternoon." The owner's name is Nathan Tran and it is supposed to open sometime in January.

Speaking of breakfast restaurants, the IHOP in Pearl City is open and the place is packed. I stuck my head in yesterday around 2pm to ask the phone number (486-IHOP) and if they were busy. An impossibly perky young lady gushed about how they had already filled the front and back of six pages of waiting list and waved them at me! As I walked out, I reflected on the virtues of cheerfulness in such a setting. She made a great impression and I left with a smile.

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[...]Otherwise its not much of a draw for me.
It's not really much of a draw for me, either, so if I'll be in the immediate area anyway and have some shopping to do then I'll pop in. It's just too big! I prefer a smaller grocery shopping experience! Safeway Beretania is much closer for me and while a bit long in the tooth it works for my needs. Ditto for Kokua. Some habits are just hard to break, I guess!
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If you like GREEK FOOD...

Here s a place that opened up recently...


The Fat Greek.

3040 Waialae Ave.

Phone # 734-0404

Not sure how long they have been there, but their food is really good!!.

For the price, it's ok.

You can have unlimited drinks with your food.

Their website is not up & running yet, although it will be in a month or two (hopefully).


If you like Mexican food....

Los Chaparros Mexican Restaurant
2140 S. Beretaia Str.
Phone # 951-6399
http://www.loschaparros.com/

They are really good too!!.

The prices are ok.

If you don't mind too much on the cost, & care more on the food/taste etc. those two are the best place to go for food & something different to go to, next time.

I think those two are good for dinners as well as for lunch.

Happy eating!!,

That's my two cents for restaurants to go to.

enjoy.
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Here is one of which I had forgotten to mention, which is also one of my favorites as well.

They serve really delious food with great entertainmanet.

It's: UNCLE'S fish market & grill
pier 38

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Old March 1st, 2008, 08:21 PM
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Does anybody know anything about the restaurant (?) that appears to be opening soon in Waikiki at what I think is the Hawaiian Monarch Hotel? You can see it if you are on Ala Wai. It looks interesting. I think it's called the Cream Pot.
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According to a very brief PBN blurb, it will serve "...rich European breakfast fare through late afternoon." The owner's name is Nathan Tran and it is supposed to open sometime in January.
The Cream Pot had their grand opening on Friday. My boyfriend and I checked it out. If you go, it's CASH ONLY. They are serving smoothies, both sweet and savory crepes, salads, and omelets/baked egg dishes. They are open everyday from 6am to 2:30pm.

As with a new place, there were a few snafus...they forgot the dressing for our salad and they forgot the blue cheese on my vegetarian crepe.

My vegetarian crepe turned out to be simply a salad piled on top of a crepe (greens, grapes, blue cheese, tomatoes). It was difficult to eat and not something I'd order again. My boyfriend's crepe was very tasty; I think it had chicken, bacon, and some kind of sauce. The crepe itself I enjoyed; it wasn't overly sweet like some crepes I've encountered in the past.

Crepes come with a side of the soup of the day, which that day happened to be cold potato soup. It was on the bland side but had a pleasing smooth texture.

We shared the salad, which turned out to be your basic greens with blue cheese and walnuts. The mustard dressing was very sharp (tasted like Chinese hot mustard, or more likely dijon mustard), and my boyfriend didn't think it went well with the blue cheese.

I saw others who had ordered the omelets, which looked to be a nice size. The smoothies also looked appetizing.

The place is tiny, and they were going for a country French theme in decor. Some walls were more successful at achieving French, and some looked more American country in style, which was a bit discordant.

It's worth checking out, especially once they settle into more of a routine.

I am sorry that I didn't think to take any pictures!
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Old March 1st, 2008, 08:24 PM
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I noticed a few weeks ago in the Honolulu Weekly that there's something called "The Atacolypse" coming to Varsity.

I'm assuming it will be a casual taco joint that might go better with beer and student budgets than perhaps India Cafe's fare did.

I have no idea if it's open yet or not. Anybody tried it or know if it's even at Varsity yet?
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Brendan, owner of The Shack Hawaii Kai, is opening up a new The Shack location in Waikiki!...



As you can see, it will be located on the ground floor of the Waikiki Trade Center on Kuhio Avenue, and will be next door neighbors with Zanzibar Nightclub (and Fashion 45 nightclub upstairs).

I'm still working on the shackwaikiki.com site, gathering content. For now I just put a splash page up, but that's pretty much the template for the site. Looks "Shack'ish".

More details about the The Shack Waikiki will be up on the website as it becomes available. Any suggestions for the site would be appreciated. Thanks!
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I work in the airport area and live in Kalihi, by the way. And bus riders will tell you there's no easy way to get to Kapahulu from under the Airport Viaduct. I basically got off on Kapiolani and walked past Kaimuki High on my way there.
funny how i never noticed this statement in your post before, scriv.

back in 80s & 90s, when the #3 bus didn't go to salt lake, you could catch the #3 from under the the viaduct, through dillingham, down king street, then kapiolani, up date where it becomes maunaloa on the other side of kapahulu. that would have been an option to get to kapahulu ave. the other way would be to take the #3 and get off the laau street side of kaimuki high (the field) and walk through the campus alongside the canal. that would bring you to the market city side (kaimuki ave).

alternatively, you could have also switched to the #9 bus at (i think) the stop before kamoku street. the 9 continued down kapiolani instead of going up date.

guess that tells you how i'd get to and from school every day, eh?
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Old April 14th, 2008, 08:22 PM
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hi this is sansei and sorry if i posted here only i wish to share that i just heard on Tv that Gyotaku and it's located in niu valley and if anyone wishes to visit,i hope everyone enjoy's it there.

well thank's for your time
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