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Oahu, Kahala Resort

#1 Post by alan weinberg » October 1st, 2018, 8:43 pm

any good wine stores, restaurants, anything interesting? Will be there for a few days this month.

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#2 Post by Gray G » October 1st, 2018, 10:24 pm

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so much time, so little wine, Albanista, flavors please, 6 R 1 9 V 9

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#3 Post by Jeff Bloom » October 2nd, 2018, 5:13 am

Senia and The Pig and the Lady, both in Chinatown. The former is upscale foodie in a casual setting, mainly small plates. The latter, right next door, is a casual Vietnamese influenced pan-Asian place. Both very good food.

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#4 Post by Jerry Hey » October 3rd, 2018, 2:22 pm

We're going next month. Fresh fish and mai tai....

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#5 Post by alan weinberg » October 8th, 2018, 10:51 am

Jerry Hey wrote:
October 3rd, 2018, 2:22 pm
We're going next month. Fresh fish and mai tai....
you realize it’s not in France?

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#6 Post by Steve Brickley » October 16th, 2018, 7:46 pm

Tamura’s is a decent wine shop. I usually pick up Ridge there. We fly a case of wine in our Wine Check into Kailua, Oahu each trip because I haven’t found much good wine in the area.
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#7 Post by e chin » October 18th, 2018, 3:50 pm

If you are heading to the North Shore I would suggest stopping off at Romy's for fresh shrimp and prawns. Great lunch stop for roadside dining and for my taste way better than Giovanni's. If possible call your order in ahead of time.
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#8 Post by Peter Yanagihara » October 19th, 2018, 5:54 pm

Fujioka's wine store is also in Kaimuki.

Went to Senia 2 weeks ago. Corkage was $40 if I recall correctly. Wine list was really overpriced.

Suggest that you call around to see if the restaurant allows corkage.

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#9 Post by alan weinberg » October 19th, 2018, 8:16 pm

Thanks to all! Aloha.

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#10 Post by Barry L i p t o n » October 20th, 2018, 1:06 pm

How did you choose that one Alan? I always go to the other islands for fun.

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#11 Post by alan weinberg » October 20th, 2018, 4:42 pm

Barry L i p t o n wrote:
October 20th, 2018, 1:06 pm
How did you choose that one Alan? I always go to the other islands for fun.
friends picked. Been to Maui and a few others so we’re just rolling w this pick.

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#12 Post by Jerry Hey » November 23rd, 2018, 7:30 am

We stayed at the Kahala for four nights. The hotel has kept its quiet local charm but with updates. The staff was friendly and well trained and the restaurants were very good. Waikiki on the other hand was Las Vegas in the Pacific - all glitz and glamour and I didn't recognize a thing. I won't be going back to Waikiki but driving around Oahu, I was still awestruck at the beauty of the rest of the island - North shore, Lanikai, Sandy Beach and all our old haunts. Plus a great dinner at Alan Wong's - get the ahi spring roll. Or maybe two.

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#13 Post by Dav1d S@wyer » January 10th, 2019, 9:02 pm

I stayed at the Kahala last year and second Jerry's comments on Waikiki. You'll go back to Kahala with a newfound appreciation for it after seeing the touristy, crowded mess in Waikiki. I was there for a wedding so didn't get to eat out much unfortunately. I'd just plan for the fact that Kahala isn't near anything so a rental car would be a good idea.

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#14 Post by EileenC » January 28th, 2019, 4:14 pm

Peter Yanagihara wrote:
October 19th, 2018, 5:54 pm
Fujioka's wine store is also in Kaimuki.

Went to Senia 2 weeks ago. Corkage was $40 if I recall correctly. Wine list was really overpriced.

Suggest that you call around to see if the restaurant allows corkage.
Ditto for Fujioka. Excellent selection for the south pacific. I spent time in Rarotonga and wow that was a challenge lol.

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