Birthday luncheon at MW Restaurant

My sister in law, Pat, treated me to a belated birthday luncheon at MW Restaurant on Kapiolani Blvd in Honolulu.  Note the forks at the top that signify MW:

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This is a close up of the two initials, which stand for Michelle and Wade Ueoka, who worked for and were trained by the famous chef, Alan Wong:

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This is the interior of MW Restaurant:

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This is the bar:

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This is the menu, which wished me a Happy Birthday at the top:

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Here we are:  (Left to right) Pat and I:

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Pat ordered the Hot BLT (Braised Bacon, Wilted Romaine Lettuce, Baby Tomato Salad):

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I ordered the Grilled Kalbi Shortribs (Spicy Ho Farms Eggplant Salad, Kim Chee Potato Salad):

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We shared a Meyer Lemon Meringue Brulee (Candied Lemon, Kanten, Sorbet, Custard, Tapioca):

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The food was excellent and reasonably priced.  For more information about their menu and location, please click on this link:

Mahalo, Pat, for the fine birthday luncheon.  I really appreciate it.

8 Responses to “Birthday luncheon at MW Restaurant”

  1. Kay G. Says:

    Belated happy birthday to you!
    The forks forming “MW”, that’s subtle and clever.
    I like the look of that dessert, looks yummy. If I ever get to Hawaii, would love to go there, I will tell them GLENDA sent me! xx

  2. Christine Says:

    What a wonderful thoughtful lunch. Love the fork design.

  3. granny annie Says:

    You got your own birthday greeting on the menu!!!! Love the forks for the M and W. Now that is clever. The food looks so yummy. What a delightful celebration.

  4. Olga Says:

    Mmm, that looks fabulous. You have a thoughtful sister-in-law!

  5. DJan Says:

    That looks like a wonderful treat. Very original name and design for this restaurant. Thanks for sharing the great looking food. 🙂

  6. SchmidleysScribbling Says:

    You should write a ‘dining out’ column for the local paper!

  7. palolo Says:

    The Kal bi and brulee looks really good.

  8. Suzanne Says:

    Happy Birthday! The food looks so good.

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