Café Siam

cafe siam hong kong   I was always a big fan of Café Siam on Lyndhurst Terrace and was very sad when it closed. Fear not, however, all lovers of Thai food, as it has recently reopened in Lan Kwai Fong and is nowRead more

Manor Seafood Restaurant

Manor Seafood Restaurant Hong Kong There is little better for a non-Chinese-speaking foodie like myself than dining with a group of Chinese-speaking foodies who not only know the good spots I probably wouldn’t have otherwise known about, but also know the best things to order.Read more

Urban Discovery’s Hei Fai Food Walk

Urban discovery hei fai food walk hong kong Kowloon is considered by many of us to be ‘the dark side’; a faraway land only to be visited when dreaded visitors appear and demand to go there. Even then, the temptation to hand them a map and claim otherRead more

Eating Sai Ying Pun

Derby West Hong Kong In an effort to explore more local neighbourhoods, I recently found myself having dinner at four restaurants in one night. How else am I supposed to try as many restaurants as possible when I’m only allowed three meals a day?!Read more

Bistro du Vin

bistro du vin hong kong Despite the many trends that are blossoming all over town, French food can never be (and hopefully will never be) forgotten, especially when it’s done well, as it certainly is at Bistro du Vin. This cute little bistro on Davis Street in KennedyRead more

Hatsu Japanese Restaurant

hatsu hong kong It’s a sad fact that although Japanese food is so tasty, it’s near impossible to have a good, filling and varied Japanese meal without paying an arm and a leg. Relatively recently opened Hatsu Japanese Restaurant in Bank of AmericaRead more

Mr Bing

mr bing hong kong Ask anyone who lives in Beijing what one of their daily staple meals is, and they will answer ‘jianbing’. These traditional Beijing-style crepes are sold on every street corner, usually prepared off the back of a bicycle. Now the jianbingRead more

Le Canelé D’or

IMG_1957 I had a very exciting delivery last month. After having spent the day between my bed and the sofa due to horrible sinus pains, the doorbell rang and I was presented with a little box of delicious-looking canelés hand-delivered fromRead more

Top 10 picks of 2012

the dim sum diaries new year top ten They say that as you get older, the years begin to fly by faster and faster. I thankfully can’t exactly say I feel old just yet, but I can certainly say that time really does fly and I am nowRead more