Year of the Metal Rat

Year of the Metal Rat

Monday, January 27, 2020

For tickets, please visit Eventbrite by clicking here.

A collaborative Chinese dinner between Ed Kenney, Dave Caldiero, Alika Chung, and Lynette Lo Tom. Ticket price includes a multi-course family-style dinner, a lion dance at 6:30pm, a house cocktail, and gratuity. Taxes and fees will be applied at checkout.

About Lynette Lo Tom:

Lynette Claire Lian Fu Lo Tom (羅蓮말) grew up in Makiki and Mānoa, eating Chinese food almost every day and always appreciated its variety. She is an enthusiastic home cook, now focusing on the culinary world with her company Bright Light Cookery and food column in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Lynette is author of A Chinese Kitchen and Back in the Day cookbooks, signed copies of which will be available for purchase during dinner. Back in the Day was awarded the best cookbook from the Hawaii Publishers Association in 2019.


Due to the nature of pop-ups, it is not possible to accommodate dietary restrictions. PLEASE check ingredients with your server during dinner if you have any food allergies.

The house cocktail will only be served to those over the age of 21. Please bring identification to provide proof of age if necessary. A non-alcoholic beverage will also be available.

For guests purchasing tickets separately that would like to be seated together, PLEASE list the names of those in your party at the time of ticket purchase. Otherwise, we may not be able to accommodate seating requests.


What are my parking options for the event?

Mud Hen Water has a small parking lot on 9th Avenue & Waialae (entrance on 9th, Mauka). There is also street parking.

What can/can’t I bring to the event?

Bring an appetite and an open mind!

The bar will be open for purchases. Tamura’s Fine Wine & Liquors is also conveniently located up the block on 10th and Waialae and open until 9pm.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Lynette Lo Tom can be contacted directly at

All other questions regarding location, event, etc. can be directed to

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