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Honolulu Yelpers Celebrate Yelp-Mas At The Dragon Upstairs & Hank’s Cafe



Saturday night’s blustery winds and torrential rains were no match for 125+ Yelp Elites (& their +1s) who got cozy at intimate Chinatown bar Hank’s Café and it’s soulful sister, The Dragon Upstairs, for The Grinch Who Stole Yelp-mas Holiday Elite Event

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Never one to be under the weather, Chris M hummed, “when the weather outside is frightful, the party inside is so delightful!” Now that’s the Yelp-mas spirit! And delightful it was. After checking-in with the Yelp-mas Tree, intern Thomas O, Elites warmed up to the live entertainment downstairs with steaming cups of Kim Chee Fried Rice and Grill’T Kalua Chicken Sandwiches hot off of Grandma G’s griddle. Both were a hit, and never too little!

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Shogunai Tagine treated guests upstairs to tasty Cuban Sandwiches and Fried Spiced Chickpeas, which went well with bottles of Peroni and Blue Moon and the smooth sounds of a local jazz duo.

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But a holiday party wouldn’t be complete without the customary eggnog and holiday sangria made with Sailor Jerry’s Rum & Root Liquor. All Kine Ice Cream Truck was on hand to sweeten the deal with bite-sized morsels of Peppermint Bark Brownie Sundaes and S’mores constructed with homemade marshmallows. If Santa had a taste of these, he’d forget the milk ‘n cookies!

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Jamila J, Jonathan V and Melissa J are now “living the snug life,” after acing through the Grinch trivia game and walking away with the best-worst gift ever – their very own Snuggies!

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However, the real winners that night were the families that benefit from Helping Hands Hawaii, who stopped by to collect the boatload of unwrapped toys donated by Yelpers

Read the 5-star reviews, view the spirited photos by photographer Jonas Maon, Talk about the fab affair & make it the merriest Yelp-Mas ever!

SYOY!

Honolulu 3

Emi H

Community Manager

Yelp Honolulu 

 

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