Food News

Grand opening: The Standard, a swanky and sexy venue in Waterfront Plaza (formerly Restaurant Row), hosts an opening party of exotic cocktails, a fashion show and guest DJs.

The Standard, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Fri., 12/30, 10pm–4am, [], 529-0010

All day, all night, 24/7: Safeway’s newest 65,000 square-foot location in Honolulu is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

1234 S. Beretania St., []

Peace and farmers: Vegan eatery Peace Café has a new booth at the Ala Moana Farmers’ Market selling mochi, musubis, iced matcha lattes and their signature Peace Cup.

Second and fourth Saturdays at Ala Moana Farmers’ Market, 8am–12pm

Specially kool saving: Through the end of the year, Cheryl To’s locally produced Pacific Kool ginger syrup is $3 off. Great for mixing sparkling ginger martinis and ginger ales for that New Year’s toast.

Available at Tamura’s Kaimuki or Tamura’s ‘Aiea

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