Underground, local, and emerging artists are quickly finding a home at Stage Restaurant, in the Honolulu Design Center. Every month, the hip restaurant with an eye for design features a local act as part of their themed performance dinners. Acoustic Soul Fusion was this month’s theme and highlighted the sounds of 14-year-old local phenom, Aidan James, and the very soulful Yoza. Of course, at Stage Restaurant, the main attraction is the food…and this performance menu did not disappoint.
Last year I wrote:
Imagine a party where you have to bring your own silverware, table, and linens. Imagine a party where everyone is dressed from head to toe in white. Imagine a party where you have no idea where you will be dining. That, my friends, is the epicurean phenomenon known as Dîner en Blanc. Launched 25 years ago by François Pasquier, Dîner en Blanc is known for holding some of the most exclusive parties in the most prestigious locations throughout Paris. One Hawaii resident worked hard to bring the party to Honolulu, all because she could not make an official Dîner en Blanc party in Paris that she was invited to. How lucky for us.
And then we did it all over again this year.