#HNLNightMarket Food Round-up

15May

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#HNLNightMarket Food Round-up

For all the oyster lovers out there, you don’t want to miss Pink Pearl on Saturday! Serving up oysters for $3.50 each or 3 for $10, you can enjoy a variety of fresh preparations like the Spicy Delight, Ginger, Shiso Wasabi Gelee and Blackbean…or try their $5 Spoon of Desire!

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Expect the regular line-up of sushi sliders, mushroom fries, banana malasadas and more from Otsuji Farms.

(photo via Yelp)

(photo via Yelp)

Finally make you way over to Infernos for some delicious wood-fired pizza!

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#HNLNightMarket Retail Round-up

14May

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#HNLNightMarket Retail Round-up

Check out the handcrafted original pieces from Nak On Wood. Spencer and Tyler Nakamura are the talented designers behind the brand, and with years of woodworking and carpentry behind them, their designs are not to be missed. They’ll be showcasing reclaimed wood furniture and home goods like coffee tables, picture frames and more!

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You can also shop the stylish closets of Mahina (@heenz), Cirialyn (@cirialyn) and Jenn (@Jenn_asis) at the Pinch of Salt warehouse this Saturday!

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Flavors We Love: Koi + @PololiOeCatering + @FiveORibs + @FlavorsoftheWorldHawaii

14May

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Flavors We Love: Koi + @PololiOeCatering + @FiveORibs + @FlavorsoftheWorldHawaii

Sure to please any local craving you may have is local lunch wagon and restaurant, Koi. Offering anything from Mochiko Chicken to Spicy Asian Pork Chops and more.

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Serving up their signature Garlic Chicken Wings is Pololi Oe. We suggest trying the “French Fries of the Pacific” (or fried calamari)!

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If you don’t mind getting your fingers dirty, the Hawaiian style smoked ribs from Five-O Ribs are a great choice for dinner.

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And finally, try the dishes from Flavors of the World. Taking inspiration from Spanish, Venezuelan, Colombian, Mexican cuisine; you can definitely get your Latin American food fix here.

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We Love Individuality: @BarrioVintage + @MoonCollective + Drone

13May

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We Love Individuality: @BarrioVintage + @MoonCollective + Drone

Showcase your unique style with the gear you’ll find from these vendors aimed to please both men and women shoppers.

Downtown Honolulu vintage shop, Barrio Vintage will have racks of their fashion-forward collection of vintage clothing, jewelry and accessories. All items are unique and are hand chosen to compliment a diversity of styles.

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San Francisco and Honolulu brand, Moon Collective will be selling their line of tees, hats and sweatshirts with designs inspired by…you guessed it, the moon (and other mystical icons).

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Plus, don’t forget to check out the 2014 spring/summer line from local street wear brand, Drone.

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I Heart Musubis: @Uncles_Kitchen + @HawaiisFriedMusubi

13May

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I Heart Musubis: @Uncles_Kitchen + @HawaiisFriedMusubi

Got a love for musubi? Get a double-dose from Uncle’s Kitchen and Hawaii’s Fried Musubi this weekend!

Uncle’s Kitchen will be offering a variety of deconstructed musubis with both classic and unique flavors. There might even be one with a topping of mac and cheese!

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Next stop is Hawaii’s Fried Musubi for their popular fried versions. Flash-fried and battered furikake encrusted musubis of all kinds including spam, ahi poke and spicy tuna.

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Art We Love at #HNLNightMarket

12May

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Art We Love at #HNLNightMarket

New and returning artists will be showcasing their one-of-a-kind pieces at Honolulu Night Market this Saturday. Peruse the art alley anchored by the Art Truck and pick up a piece or two from these vendors:

I Heart Shopping Local: @GilliaClothing + @AWattz + @PuppyLoveHawaii

11May

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I Heart Shopping Local: @GilliaClothing + @AWattz + @PuppyLoveHawaii

Supporting local businesses helps to build a strong community, and also makes for one-of-kind designs! Shop local with these brands at the Pinch of Salt warehouse this Saturday.

Launched on the island of Oahu, Gillia Clothing features beach styles that are versatile enough to be worn on the beach or for a night out. We love the original prints and the sophisticated styles.

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Accessorize with jewelry from a.wattz dezigns. Each piece is designed and fabricated in the designer’s Kaimuki studio. Choose from the variety of classic everyday pieces with just a hint of edge.

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Now, accessorize your pet with the handmade dog collars and leashes from Puppy Love Hawaii, because we wouldn’t forget about our furry friends!

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Boutiques We Love: @LMSBoutique + @HouseofAria + @Pad_HI + @QuinceHome

10May

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Boutiques We Love: @LMSBoutique + @HouseofAria + @Pad_HI + @QuinceHome

Local boutiques make their way into the Pinch of Salt warehouse next week, offering anything from apparel to furniture for night market shoppers.

LMS Boutique of Manoa specializes in women’s apparel with brands including Khush, Gillia and more.

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Next, shop the unique picks from downtown boutique, House of Aria. Offering clothing, handbags, and accessories, they house brands from Hawaii and beyond. But snag your goods early, they buy a very limited amount of items per style to ensure that you won’t find yourself in the same outfit as someone else.

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Kakaako residents, Pad HI and Quince offers modern furnishings for the chic homeowner in all of us. Check out their selection of furniture and home goods that are both practical and affordable.

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Food We Love: Taste of Indonesia + Family Roots Café + @AlohaPops

9May

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Food We Love: Taste of Indonesia + Family Roots Café + @AlohaPops

Bringing her delicious Indonesian cuisine to Honolulu Night Market is Chef Hana of Taste of Indonesia. Try their popular chicken curry plus a variety of other authentic Indonesian dishes.

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Offering healthier options to night market goers is Family Roots Café.  A local stop in Kalihi famous for their acai bowls, wraps, paninis and more!

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Wash it all down with a good old-fashioned popsicle from Aloha Pops! Made with a splash of Aloha every taste and craving is sure to be filled with their variety of flavors including Passion Orange Guava, Haupia and Salted Caramel.

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For the Gypsy Dreamers: @ThreadandStone + @KiraHawaii + @ChiefHawaii

9May

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For the Gypsy Dreamers: @ThreadandStone  + @KiraHawaii + @ChiefHawaii

Designing for the gypsy dreamers in all of us are these three vendors; find them at the Pinch of Salt warehouse at this months’s Honolulu Night Market.

Shop the gypset inspired jewelry from Thread and Stone. Each piece is carefully crafted using gems, hammered gold, brass and more.

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Sparkle, shimmer, shine with Kira Hawaii. Designer, Sheri’s beautifully crafted rings, bracelets and necklaces are delicate and versatile.  The brand has also recently launched a line of apparel that range from beach dresses to tanks.

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Finally, explore the designs of Chief Hawaii. The designer takes her appreciation of prints and textiles and up-cycles vintage clothing into her one of a kind designs.

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