Food News

8-15-2012

Convenient cupcakes Reminiscent of nostalgic ice cream trucks, The Girls Who Bake Next Door Dessert Truck just happens to be so much more. Selling treats like cupcakes, mochi and fudge tarts, this new truck roams the streets of Honolulu Mon.–Fri. from 9am until whenever the imminent sell-out occurs. For those in need of a sweet treat, the truck sadly has no permanent spot, but locations are posted often on their Twitter account, @girlswhobake.

The Girls Who Bake Next Door Dessert Truck, [thegirlswhobakenextdoor.com], 983-9989

Crabs in abundance Feeling the aching emptiness in your stomach? Crab City, a newly-opened eatery on the corner of Waialae and 9th Avenues, has been creating lots of buzz (or whatever noise crabs make) amongst shellfish-hungry foodies. They sell Dungeness crab, King crab, lobster, crawfish and other varieties of tasty crustaceans and sides.

Crab City, 3441 Waialae Ave., open daily, 10:30am–midnight, 739-0993

Sam Choy, “Chopped”? Food Network’s Chopped Grill Masters television competition will feature famous local chef Sam Choy and three other competitors as they grill it out for a grand prize of $50,000.

The episode will air Sun., 8/19.
Got soul? Fans of the now-closed Soul Kitchen in Kaimuki, rejoice. The Weekly has learned from owner/chef Sean Priester that he is planning a “Soul rebirth” somewhere downtown in September. As always, we will keep you posted.

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