Best Restaurants in Honolulu: The Pig and the Lady

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Address: 83 N King St, Honolulu, HI 96817

In a previous post, I mentioned the Vietnamese restaurant Broken Rice. While that is probably my favorite Vietnamese restaurant in Hawaii, The Pig and the Lady is also a great restaurant. The Pig and the Lady is a different type of restaurant though, as it is more higher end than Broken Rice.

Some strong dishes at The Pig and the Lady include the Fried Chicken, the Pho 75, and the Oxtail Pho. The menu is huge though, so there are a lot of different options depending on your taste preferences. The prices are kind of high, as the Oxtail Pho is $20 and the Pho 75 is $16; considering the types of higher-end ingredients they are using though, I think it is worth it.

The Pig and the Lady has a very modern cuisine, and a lot of its dishes taste different than traditional Vietnamese cuisine. While they are really good, some dishes do taste more Asian fusion than just Vietnamese.

The original Pig and the Lady is in Chinatown, and it is at the address listed above. However, they also have another restaurant called Piggy Smalls, which is the same type of food but more appetizer/pupu dishes (it is also cheaper). Finally, according to their website, they also have a location in Ebisu, Tokyo, but I have not had the opportunity to try it yet.

The Pig and the Lady Recommendation Rating: 3

1: Something worth checking out if you have time

2: Something that is a hit for some people, but not a must for everyone

3: Something worth prioritizing if interested

4: Something worth making time to check out

5: An absolute home run, worth going out of your way for

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This is a blog for myself (and hopefully others) to keep track of all of the places, restaurants, books, movies, etc. that I do not want to forget. I am a college student who has lived in the US, Asia, and Europe for extended periods of time; I am very lucky to have had these experiences, and I want to share my recommendations with people interested in any of these locations.

NONE of these posts are advertisements. I do not have any discount codes or promotions for anything I write about; however, this should be considered a positive because it means that everything I write about reflects my true feelings. In order to keep this blog positive, my posts will only be recommendations for the things I enjoy the most in life. The topics will vary between whatever subjects I am interested in at a certain time, and I will have 1-2 new posts per day.

I wish I could have started this project earlier while some of my memories were fresher in my mind, but it is better late than never. I hope that other people will have the chance to visit or experience things that I write about, and I hope that people will have a similar taste in life to myself!

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