Kailua Eats: Formaggio Grill & Wine Bar

When I heard a wine bar and bistro was opening in Kailua, I was happy. No, I was ecstatic. After spending 15 years in the SF Bay Area, you get pretty used to fine dining and great wine lists.  So Formaggio came on the scene and my reviews are mixed. Why?

First, it is expensive.  Not French [...]

Kailua Eats: Baci Bistro

The Baci Bistro in Kailua is a place for the locals, the people in the know.  It is probably the best Italian restaurant on the island of Oahu, but not everyone knows it.  Which is great, because that means you can often still get a table without a reservation. 

The Baci Bistro serves consistent, quality upscale [...]