Culinary Skills on the Rise

Posted on October 29th, 2009 in Food by admin
Honolulu Hawaii at NightImage by Sheepback.Cabin via Flickr

3660 on the Rise, the culinary experience of Executive Chef Russell Siu, is located in Kaimuki on Waialae Avenue. Featuring a delicate blend of European, Pacific Rim, and Island-style cuisine, the food at 3660 on the Rise is especially pleasing to even the most discerning palates. The restaurant advertises that it has innovated cooking by creating Euro-Island cuisine that creates a culinary marriage reflective of the East/West heritage and Hawaii’s seasons. The restaurant’s popularity has been bolstered by a number of Hawaii real estate listings nearby. The personal atmosphere and warm, casual Bistro feel of the restaurant has welcomed prominent socialites, politicians, entertainers,
chefs, and journalists for years.

The cozy atmosphere of 3660 on the Rise has made the dining experience even better for the hundreds of diners who pass through the entrance every night. The award- winning restaurant was named the 2008 Best Restaurant of the Year and was also voted as having the best martinis according to the local media. 3660 on the Rise’s long list of awards also includes a number of Honolulu Advertiser Ilima Awards as well as various travel and food magazine rankings. A banquet room can host up to 200 people and is located in the rear portion of the restaurant.

Reblog this post [with Zemanta]

Real estate markets getting more affordable

Posted on September 19th, 2009 in Real Estate by admin
Island Kauai, Na Pali CoastImage via Wikipedia

Real estate is becoming progressively more affordable as the markets continue to suffer thanks to the dragging economy, slumping housing market, and difficult credit crisis. While this is a bad thing for people looking to sell their homes, many real estate markets are getting more affordable for people looking to purchase new homes. While the costs of properties in Hawaii are still quite high relative to places on the U.S. mainland, there has been an increasing abundance of affordable Hawaii real estate. The cost of some places in the prestigious Kahala neighborhood have dropped as much as several thousand dollars.

The decrease in housing prices is advantageous for people who have cash on hand to make such purposes. Therefore, there has been a noticeable rise in property purchases by people in search of a vacation home in the islands as well as foreign visitors looking for an investment in the United States real estate market. While this has increased sales in certain high-cost markets, many of the less desirable neighborhoods are experiencing drastically low sales numbers. This is because people who’d like to live in these places don’t have the money to spend.

Reblog this post [with Zemanta]