Djiboutii

djiboutii-hong-kong As you are well aware, I am always on the lookout for exciting new places to eat and drink. When, one day, I passed a banner announcing that a place called Djiboutii was opening soon, this immediately caught my attention,Read more

Crafty Cow

crafty cow hong kong Although it continues to be used very frequently, people in the restaurant industry hate the word ‘fusion.’ That’s why the newly opened Crafty Cow on Sheung Wan’s Upper Station Street is attempting to get rid of it by introducing theRead more

The Continental

the-continental-hong-kong-parmesan-custard-anchovy-toast Having always been a fan of Pacific Place’s Italian restaurant, Domani, I was sad to see it go. When I then heard that Swire Hotels was swooping in to open its flagship stand-alone restaurant, The Continental, that sadness was immediatelyRead more

XOCO

xoco-hong-kong-exterior Once the quiet, purely residential area, Mid-Levels has seen a number of restaurants opening over the past few years, giving it more of a villagey feel. Mosque Street, in particular, now has a row of little restaurants and takeaway spots,Read more

Pirata

pirata hong kong It doesn’t take much persuading to convince me to try a new restaurant, and even less so when it’s a new Italian restaurant that claims to serve “comfort food that every Italian grandmother would be proud of.” Pirata, up highRead more

Linguini Fini – New and Improved!

linguini-fini-hong-kong-vodka-pasta Linguini Fini was a firm favourite of mine when it was at the L Place. We saw it go from one level to two levels, back to one level and then to nowhere at all, so I think there wasRead more

Brunch at newly revamped The Pawn

the pawn brunch The Pawn has always been a bit of an institution in Hong Kong, known for its colonial beauty and hearty British fare. It closed for a few months last year to undergo quite a significant renovation, promising customers (with aRead more

Limewood

limewood hong kong Other than sun, sea and sand, does the idea of a trip to the beach bring anything else to mind? A barbecue perhaps? Maximal Concepts, the group behind Brickhouse, Blue Butcher, Fish & Meat, Stockton and Mott 32, has justRead more

Mrs. Pound

mrs-pound-hong-kong-rendang-bao We all know by now that in this city it’s necessary to look beyond what the eye can see to find some real treasures. There are beautiful private kitchens tucked inside hideous factory buildings; there are quirky bars hidden behindRead more

Street Meat

street-meat-hong-kong-lobster-roll You should always know it’s a bad sign when you walk into a relatively new Wyndham Street restaurant at 8pm on a Saturday and you are the only people there. I had high hopes for Street Meat, but even asRead more