'Honolulu' on Serious Eats

A Sandwich a Day: Hot Turkey & Mushroom at Andy's Sandwiches and Smoothies in Honolulu

Freshly shredded turkey breast in the Hot Turkey Mushroom sandwich is treated with respect, but it's not the star of the show. Instead, that honor is reserved for Andy's squishy homemade whole wheat bread, which is baked daily, as well as the fresh vegetables that are piled high—warmed mushrooms, crisp lettuce, juicy tomatoes, and a tangle of sprouts. More

The United States of Pizza: Hawaii

You know, if you go to an island paradise like Hawaii and turn it into some sort of quest to find THE BEST PIZZA, I think you might need to relax a bit and enjoy life. But still, if you're there and have a hankerin' for pizza, why not reach for something good? So here, the Slice gets its mainlander butt out to Hawaii (virtually, of course) for the latest installment of the United States of Pizza. More

W & M Bar-B-Q Burger, Serving Teriyaki Burgers in Honolulu for Nearly 60 Years

During my week-long trip to Honolulu from May 9 to 16, I made it a point to try as many different Hawaiian foods as I could without exploding. In the "burger" category that meant getting a teriyaki burger, or teri burger, made with a patty soaked in sweet soy sauce-based teriyaki sauce. I stopped by drive-up burger joint W & M Bar-B-Q Burger to squeeze in a teriyaki burger and fries. More

Snapshots From Honolulu: Crack Seed, Hawaiian Snacks

"You've never heard of crack seed?" asked Kathy. "That's what we call Hawaiian snacks." The first time I ever heard of the words "crack" and "seed" together was when Kathy brought me to Waiola last Monday for shave ice and pointed out that they had a crack seed store. A what-what store? The name first brought to mind something illicit, until Kathy explained that the snacks are based on Chinese dried fruits and nuts. More

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