Who’s coming: Eat the Street Japan

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1450235_717956951590589_742368343_nFor this Friday’s Eat the Street Japan, expect everything from teriyaki chicken empanadas to green tea cupcakes to a Kooky Azuki OnoPop with organic red bean and Okinawan sweet potato ice cream studded with iso peanuts and candied mocha. A feast of Asian delights await, so be sure to come on down to Kakaako for the food and fun.

When: Friday, March 28 from 4 to 9 p.m.
Where: 555 South St. in Kaka’ako (at Halekauwila, kitty-corner from Restaurant Row)
Admission: Free
Parking: On-site and street parking

 
 

Here’s the lineup and menus. More menus to be added as received.

All Kine Grindz

Contact: 808-368-4799; habilitat.com/all-kine-grindz.html; All Kine Grindz on Facebook

On the menu: TBD

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: TBD

 
 

Aloha Pops

Contact: 808-286-4699; @AlohaTricycle (Twitter); alohatricycle.com

On the menu: Handmade ice pops in flavors including green tea and ichigo daifuku

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: Buy two, get the third for $1

 
 
 
 

Baja Style Mexican Food

Contact: 808-291-2096; @bajastylehi (Twitter)

On the menu: “Real” Fish Tacos inspired by the Japanese fishing fleet that fished Baja California more than 80 years ago. Tempura beer-battered fish in soft corn tortillas and topped with shredded cabbage and the special salsa blanca; Conos con Frijoles Refritos (crisp corn tortilla cone filled with refried pintos and topped with melted cheese; Conos con Ceviche (crisp corn tortilla cone filled with scallops and shrimp “cooked” in lime juice and topped with salsa and guacamole); Tacos Duros (crispy beef or chicken hard shell tacos)

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: TBD

 

Beyond Burgers

Contact: beyondburgers@gmail.com; Beyond Burgers Honolulu on Facebook

On the menu: TBD

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: $1 off drink purchase, limit 2 per card

 
 
 

Blue Truck Teppanyaki

Contact: 808-389-6808; Blue Truck Teppanyaki on Facebook

On the menu: TBD

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: TBD

 
 
 
 
 

Bobalicious

Contact: 808-591-7711; Bobalicious Boba Drinks on Facebook

On the menu: Furikake batter with kamaboko filling; lava flow with coconut, pineapple chunks, coconut syrup and strawberry syrup; pina colada with pineapple chunks in coconut syrup; honeydew, strawberry, mocha, coconut and li hing pineapple boba drinks

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: But 1 menu item, get second half off

 
 

Buenos Antojitos

Screen Shot 2014-03-25 at 10.54.07 AMContact: 808-674-7125; buenosantojitos.com

On the menu: Teriyaki chicken empanada; beef empanada; chicken empanada; gandule rice

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: But 1 menu item, get second half off

 
 
 

Cake Works

Contact: 808-946-4333; 2820 S. King St.; cakeworkshi.com

On the menu: Various flavors of macarons, including special ume macaron

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: TBD

 
 
 

Cocina

thumb6-300x200Contact: 327 Keawe St.

On the menu: TBD

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: TBD

 
 
 
 

Elena’s Home of Finest Filipino Foods

Contact: Elena’s Restaurant in Waipahu 808-676-8005; www.ElenasRestaurant.com; @ElenasFilipino (Twitter), www.facebook.com/ElenasRestaurant

What’s on the menu: Shrimp Sarciado Donburi (baby shrimp sauteed with onion and tomato, finished with scrambled egg over hot white rice); Pork Adobo Fried Rice Omelette; Elena’s Combo Plates: Pork Adobo, Chicken Adobo, Dinuguan (chocolate meat), Sari Sari, Gisantes, & Lechon Special; Shanghai Lumpia and Sweet Apple Banana Lumpia drizzled with chocolate

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: Free soda with plate lunch

 

Flavors of the World

999572_440377119403467_1888670111_nContact: 808-636-0667

On the menu: TBD

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: free drink with purchase

 
 
 
 

Five-O Hawaiian Style Smoked Ribs

five-o ribs509-668-0000; www.FiveORibs.com; ryan@fiveoribs.com; Five-O Hawaiian Style Smoked Ribs on Facebook

On the menu: Chocolate-dipped bacon and BBQ chocolate marshmallow bananas

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: TBD

 
 
 

Girls Who Bake Next Door

Contact: 808-983-9989; @girlswhobake (Twitter); The Girls Who Bake Next Door on Facebook

On the menu: Cupcakes (special flavor, green tea); mochi; brownies, lemon bars; cookies (chocolate chip mac nut, white chocolate mac nut, peanut butter toffee, chocolate and peanut butter chip, oatmeal coconut chocolate chip, oatmeal craisin)

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: Buy 1 dozen cupcakes, get 1 free

 

Hawaii’s Fried Musubi

Contact: 808-391-3835; @friedmusubiHI (Twitter), Hawaii’s Fried Musubi on Facebook

On the menu: Fried classic Spam musubi and Mama’s Fried Chicken Combo; Fried Spicy Bomb Musubi and Mama’s Fried Chicken Combo; Fried Hawaiian-style ahi with Mama’s Fried Chicken; Fried Oreos; Fried Twinkies; Fried cheesecake; Fried PBJs

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: Free order of Fried Oreos when you purchase 3 or more desserts

 

Hawaiian Fresh Farms

270469_445813538799737_1174813329_aContact: 808-321-1567; Hawaiian Fresh Farms on Facebook

On the menu: Furikake andagi donuts with miso caramel sauce plus dishes made from locally sourced, locally grown bounty

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: TBD

 
 
 

Hula Shrimp Co.

Contact: Hulashrimp@yahoo.com

On the menu: TBD

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: TBD

 
 
 
 
 

Il Gelato

il gelatoContact: 501 Sumner St.; 808-542-9276; @IlGelatoHawaii (Twitter); Il Gelato Hawaii on Facebook

On the menu: Gelato/Sorbetto: Matcha green tea, gianduia, Tahitian vanilla; raspberry and lychee sorbetto; coconut gelato; affogato, Matcha Green tea float

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: Buy two scoops of gelato, get a free waffle cone

 

Kau Kau Grill

Contact: 755 Kapahulu Ave.; 284-8293; Kau Kau Grill on Facebook

On the menu: BBQ ribs; pulehu ribs, garlic shrimp; poke; Krazy Rice

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: Free drink with purchase

 
 
 
 

Kiawe Pizza

Contact: Kiawe Pizza on Facebook

On the menu: Kiawe-smoked steak on our tomato sauce with roasted teriyaki shiitake mushrooms, provolone-cheddar-mozzarella mix & green onion; MacNut pesto topped with organic local baby spinach, grape tomato, edamame & cheese; Margherita with tomato sauce, fresh local basil & mozzarella; Pepperoni with tomato sauce & cheese

Hawaii perks discount: $1 off a pizza

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: $1 off a pizza

 
 

Kohnotori

Contact: 2626 S. King St; 808-941-7255; Kohnotori on Facebook

On the menu: Grilled chicken yakitori and takoyaki Japanese octopus croquettes

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: TBD

 
 
 
 

Koi Catering

koi1Contact: 808-845-4564; 2028 Dillingham Blvd. (formerly Pu’uwainani’s Plate Lunches)

On the menu: Furikake salmon katsu; smoked meat yakitori with unagi sauce; special bento with fried salmon belly, garlic chicken and kalbi; spicy chicken dynamite; arare cookies; brownies with green tea cream cheese

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: TBD

 
 

Kona Ice Aloha

195818_245485815530295_1305417123_nContact: 808-292-1994; Kona Ice Aloha on Facebook

On the menu: Calpis, original, strawberry, and mango Calpis, or create your own Calpis mix

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: $1 off the King Kona size

 
 
 

Laverne’s

47949_427964998805_5494444_nContact: 808-678-1678; Laverne’s Restaurant and Catering on Facebook

On the menu: TBA

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: TBA

 
 
 
 
 

Le Crepe Cafe

Contact: 808-988-8400; www.lecrepecafe.com; @lecrepecafe (Twitter); Le Crepe Cafe Hawaii on Facebook

On the menu: Oh My Sugar Crepe! (pure cane sugar or brown sugar and melted butter); Crepe Nutella; Chunky Monkey (Nutella, peanut butter and bananas); Romeo et Juliette (strawberries, diced bananas and Nutella); Honey Lovers (strawberries, bananas, drizzled with organic honey); Le Special (brown sugar, melted butter, strawberries, bananas, whipped cream); Cheese Louise; Crepe Monsieur (mozzarella, scrambled egg, turkey slices); Le Moulin Rouge (melted mozzarella, turkey breast slices, grape tomato and fresh basil);
Veggie Crepe; Tsunami Crepe (Veggie Crepe with mozzarella cheese and a choice of turkey slices or scrambled egg); Popeye (mozzarella, spinach, garlic, mushrooms and feta cheese); Chicken Pesto (homemade macadamia nut pesto sauce)

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: Buy two crepes, receive free drink

 

Liquid Pleasure

Contact: 808-780-9288 or email streetgrindz@gmail.com

On the menu: Smoothies, shakes, frappes, espresso

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: TBA

 
 
 
 
 

Local STOP

Contact: @localstop (Twitter); Local Stop on Facebook

On the menu: Gandule rice inari with a codfish bacalau salad; red velvet malasadas, King Kamehameha malasada burgers with kalua pig, pastele stew, pastele combo

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: TBD

 
 
 

Na Ono

395957_4473349718511_229017816_nContact: 808-690-2705; Na Ono on Facebook

On the menu: Fresh-roasted local corn with various toppings

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: TBD

 
 
 
 

No Ka Oi Cookie Company

Contact: 808-489-2642; nokaoicookiecompany.com; No Ka ‘Oi Cookie Company on Facebook

On the menu: Cookie ice cream sandwiches (chocolate vanilla, Kona coffee, mint chocolate chip, Oreo, green tea); chocolate chewy brownies; brownie a la mode; old-fashioned root beer floats; coconut butter mochi

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: $1 off two ice cream sandwiches or brownie a la modes

 

Okonomi Grinds

Contact: 808-741-8123; okonomigrinds.com; OkonomiGrinds on Facebook

On the menu: Okonomiyaki

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: TBD

 
 
 
 

Olay Thai

Contact: 808-487-4001; 99-927 Iwaena St. in Aiea; Olay’s Thai Food on Facebook

On the menu: Pumpkin curry; yellow curry; green curry; panang curry; pad thai; basil stir fry; spring rolls; stuffed chicken wings; lemongrass fried chicken; summer rolls; satay chicken; garlic pork sticks

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: $1 off

 
 

OnoPops

Contact: 808-354-2949; www.onopops.com; @OnoPops (Twitter); OnoPops on Facebook

On the menu: Gourmet handmade ice pops including Kooky Azuki with organic red bean and Okinawan sweet potato ice creams studded with iso peanuts and candied mocha, and Sakura Cream with sakura blossom ice cream

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: 50 cents off an Onopop

 

Otsuji Farm

Contact: 808-368.1135; otsujifarm.com

On the menu: TBD

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: TBD

 
 
 
 

Paul’s Poppers

Contact: 808-351-7583; Paul’s Poppers on Facebook; paulspoppers.com

On the menu: Poppers (Spinach Artichoke, Pepperoni Pizza, 3 Cheese Jalapeno); Specialty Poppers (Bacon Crab Rangoon, Mediterranean with sun-dried tomatoes, basil and mozzarella; chestnut cheesecake)

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: Spend $10 and get $1 off

 
 
 

Pop Pop Donuts

Contact: 808-664-3287; poppopdonuts.com; @poppopdonuts on Twitter; Pop Pop Donuts on Facebook

On the menu: Fresh fried donuts in plain, cinnamon sugar, powdered sugar or espresso sugar, topped with chocolate, yuzu (Japanese citrus) and green tea

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: Buy two dozen, get a half dozen free

 
 

Simply Ono

Contact: 808-728-0441

On the menu: Sushi bar; unagi donburi; hamachi kama with ponzu sauce; spicy ahi poke bowl; garlic shrimp burger; Hawaiian Plate (kalua pig, laulau, spicy ahi poke & lomi salmon);
warm bread pudding with creamy vanilla sauce

Malama Card discount: Free lemonade with $8 purchase

 

Soul Patrol

Contact: 808-735-7685; pacificsoulhawaii.com; @pacificsoul (Twitter); Soul Patrol on Facebook

On the menu: TBD

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: TBD

 
 
 
 

Spun Paradise

1234504_570818499621742_980912451_nContact: Spun Paradise Cotton Candy Co. on Facebook

On the menu: Various flavors of cotton candy

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: TBD

 
 
 
 

Tin Hut BBQ

Contact: 808-492-8676; www.tinhut-bbq.com; Tin Hut BBQ on Facebook

On the menu: Smokin’ ribs plate; grilled cheese plate with Texas toast, cheese, pulled pork; smoked chicken plate; pulled pork plate; spicy nachos

Eat Local dish: TBD

 
 
 

Why’z

Contact: 808-454-7954

On the menu: TBD

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: TBD

 
 
 
 
 

Wow Wow Waffle

Contact: 530-638-4969; Wow Wow Waffle on Facebook; @wowwowwaffle (Twitter); www.wowwowwaffle.com

On the menu: Tropical Treat: Local apple banana, real whip, local mac nuts; Belgian Torpedo: Belgian chocolate sticks, local strawberries; Spekuloos cookie butter; Pumpkin Spice: pumpkin custard, cinnamon spice, real whip; Street Waffle with powdered sugar; cold-pressed lemonades (lilikoi, blackberry lavender, strawberry, pineapple lihing, classic and Japan special lychee); Mason Jar lemonades

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: Free 24-ounce lemonade with $10 purchase

 

Wurst-wagen

IMG_1880Contact: wurst-wagen.com

On the menu: Grilled German bratwurst; German potato salad; sauerkraut, homemade currywurst with curry ketchup; Schnitzel-Katsu

Hawaii Perks/Malama Card discount: TBD

 
 

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