Top 10 food posts of 2019

What tantalized Frolic readers most? Rankings, deals and tons of local food
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Sure, Frolic stays on top of local food happenings, but that's not what you prized most in our coverage. Of nearly 300 posts we published in 2019, the 10 highest pageview-getters guided you to Hawaii's best local foods and buffet deals.

But take a look at the next 10: Six of these spotlighted new places to eat. Together, these top 20 paint a picture of an eclectic, evolving food scene that embraces the new and where the love for local food is abiding.

No. 20:  Ono2Guys: Cute new Korean bakery in Kaneohe
No. 19:  Oahu's best Texas-style barbecue is in Wahiawa
No. 18:  What I found at Costco: Chicken street taco kit
No. 17:  Honolulu's newest poke shop makes it fresh by the pound
No. 16:  Honolulu's newest lobster roll is in Chinatown
No. 15:  Battle of two legendary oxtail soups
No. 14:  Battle of Ala Moana Center's afternoon teas
No. 13:  Here are Honolulu's OTHER fried chicken sandwiches
No, 12:  Manoa gets a new Feast
No. 11:  New Foodland Farms Pearl City is OMG

No. 10: What I found at Costo: Beef bulgogi mandu

costco beef bulgogi mandu

Will these frozen dumplings melt a Korean-American girl's heart?

No. 9: Reader Top 5: Best mac salad on Oahu

mililani mac salad

It may be simple, but one scoop can make or break a plate lunch. Who's the master of the mac?

No. 8: You voted: Here's your Top 5 meat jun

kimchee 7 meat jun

How do the results stack up against Frolic's Top 5?

No. 7: Best buffet deals in Waikiki

kuhio beach grill brunch

We've rounded up all the best deals and dishes so you can buffet your way

No. 6: Best brunch buffets on Oahu

prince waikiki brunch

Refillable mimosas, seafood, DIY acai bowls and more

No. 5: Best saimin: Our Top 5

like like saimin

Which saimin shop makes Hawaii's best old-school bowl?

No. 4: Best meat jun: Our Top 5

cho dang meat jun

We checked out 18 places to find the best on Oahu

No. 3: Best okazuyas on Oahu: Our Top 5

masa and joyce

Where to find the tastiest okazu plates on Saturday mornings

No. 2: Best Kalihi plate lunch: My Top 5

furikake salmon at island style BBQ

Part 1 of our father-daughter series spotlights Kelli Shiroma's faves

No. 1: Best Kalihi plate lunch: Dad's Top 5

ray's cafe prime rib

Part 2 of Frolic's father-daughter series spotlights Kelli Shiroma's dad's fave local plates