Nominated Best Business Lunch

Hale Aina Awards 2016  
Rave Review Award Winner

'Ilima Awards 2014

Best New Restaurant Finalist       
Hale Aina Awards 2015‚Äč

Melissa Chang, "First Taste: Grondin", Frolic Hawaii, 2 April 2014

Martha Cheng, "Just Opened and Coming Soon", Biting Commentary, Honolulu Magazine, April 2014

Martha Cheng, "Coming Soon: Grondin, a French-Latin Kitchen", Biting Commentary, Honolulu Magazine, Feb 2014

Elizabeth Kieszkowski, "Freestyle: French-Latin Cuisine in Chinatown", Honolulu Pulse, Honolulu Star-Advertiser April 12, 2014

Nadine Kam Review: "French-Latin Cuisine Elicits an Unprecedented 'WOW'," Hawaii News, Honolulu Star-Advertiser, 23 April 2014

HGTV, "Hawaii Living", aired December 2016


James Charisma"A Culture of Cuisine at Grondin",  Abstract Magazinesummer 2016

Mari Taketa"Perfectly Placed", Food & Drink Review,  Modern Luxury Hawai'iJuly/August 2015

Martha Cheng, "Grondin introduces a Weekend Brunch Menu", Biting Commentary,  Honolulu Magazine, June 2015

Oli Oli Hawaii: "Grondin: French-Latin Kitchen", May 2015

Sean Morris, "Grondin", Style Blog, Vogue Japan, 21 April 2014

Martha ChengHonolulu's Newly Hip Chinatown: A Traveler's Guide, Wall Street Journal, March 15, 2017 (appeared in the Mar. 18, 2017, print edition as 'My Kind of Chinatown.')

The Monocle Travel Guide Series: Honolulu | The Best in Food and Drink 2016-2017

Mari Taketa"Grondin's Most Technically Challenging Dish: Cassoulet", Honolulu Magazine, January 2015

"The 50 Finest"Modern Luxury Hawai'i, July 2014

Sean Morris, "Grondin", Hawaii-TV, 20 April 2014