CHEF CHAI’S AT PACIFICA
Popular local restaurateur Chai Chaowasaree offers a fusion of flavors, preparing such dishes as oxtail soup, deconstructed scallop pot pie, vegetable terrine and Thai-style whole fresh fish. chefchai.com. Pacifica, 1009 Kapiolani Blvd., 808.585.0011. spier38.com. Pier 38, 1129 N. Nimitz Hwy., 808.540.1377. UNCLE’S FISH MARKET & GRILL
Created as a tribute to former fishing mentors, Uncle’s serves up the freshest fish from the Hawaiian waters, supplied by parent company Fresh Island Fish. Menu highlights include poke tower, parmesan-crusted mahi mahi and garlic ahi. For meat lovers, options include Prime New York steak and Backyard BBQ. unclesfishmarket. com. 1135 N. Nimitz Hwy., 808.2750063.