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Must eats in Honolulu the way Locals Do


"If this place ever closed, people would riot," says Minaka Urquidi, as to why she took over.

Ethel’s Grill

The rather hyphenated restaurant (Japanese-MexicanOkinawan) of her parents, which since 1978 has served sumo wrestlers and politicians. Buttery ahi is sung around the edges, drizzled in a garlicky soy sauce, and served with crisp fiddlehead ferns.

I understand why, based on the tataki alone. More than the sum of its parts, it's simple yet satisfying. Of the restaurant itself, the same can be said. There's a refrigerator covered in family pictures in the tiny dining room and construction workers are cracking hard taco shells to scoop Okinawan taco rice. It's flawless.

The Island-Style Diner

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Katya Ryder - School teacher, earned National Board Certification in 2013 I have a passion for science and majored in biology at Arizona State University, where I also earned teaching certificate and Master of Education.

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