Food News

Adding to the burger craze McCully Shopping Center has opened a new addition to the complex: Pipi’s Burgers. The joint, which has replaced Banana Leaf Pasta and Café, boasts fresh meals, handcrafted and inspired by our island flavors. The Shaka Short Ribs Burger, Katsu Burger and Furikaki Ahi Burger are only a few of their locally unique menu items. And with all sandwiches and burgers under $10, Pipi’s is a great deal.

Pipi’s Burgers, 1960 Kapiolani Blvd. #103, Sun.–Thu., 10:30am–10pm, Fri.–Sat., 10:30am–10:30pm, 946-7474

Vegan delight Licious Dishes, known for preparing gourmet vegan goodies, is opening a new location in town next week on Kapiolani Boulevard. With many loyal followers in tow, this company offers specialties like flax seed crackers, their version of lasagna, nachos and chocolate treats.

Licious Dishes, 909 Kapiolani Blvd., Unit B, 536-9680

New vendors at UH With the new school year just starting, students can enjoy a large addition to University of Hawaii at Manoa’s food options. A long anticipated full-fledged Starbucks has opened in the Campus Center, complete with full drink and menu options. As for the previously closed Paradise Palms Cafe, it has reopened with new vendors such as The Curb, L&L Barbeque, India Café, Super Gyros, Panda Express and Domino’s.

Starbucks, 2465 Campus Rd, open Mon.–Thu., 6am–10pm; Fri., 6am–6pm, 956-6751 Paradise Palms Cafe, 2560 McCarthy Mall, 965-7229, []

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