Glasshouse

Glasshouse Hong Kong I was surprised to recently discover that Gaia Group (which I thought owned only Italian restaurants such as Gaia and Isola) is also behind Greyhound Café and a chain of Shanghainese restaurants. The group has surprised me yet again withRead more

Fish & Meat

Fish and meat hong kong There seems to be a bit of a pattern going on with restaurant names at the moment, whereby they pretty much do what they say on the tin. We have Burger & Lobster, Duck & Waffle, Ham & Sherry andRead more

Ham & Sherry

Ham & Sherry Hong Kong Since its opening in October 2012, Jason Atherton’s 22 Ships continues to attract the masses, who queue up outside from even before it opens for both lunch and dinner. Atherton, together with Hong Kong restaurateur Yenn Wong, has brought usRead more

Stockton

Stockton Hong Kong In a city where it can often feel like the seven million inhabitants are living on top of one another, it’s always nice to find a hidden little spot that no one knows about. Well, at least it’s a niceRead more

LUCQUES tavern

lucques tavern hong kong Let whoever wants to judge do so as much as they like, but I will admit that I have always loved Dan Ryan’s for its stereotypical, wholesome American-style comfort food. Taking over the DR space in Harbour City’s Ocean Terminal,Read more

121BC

121 BC hong kong If there’s one type of cuisine I will never tire of, no matter how many new restaurants open, it’s Italian, particularly one that’s a little bit different and ever so special, such as 121BC on Peel Street. Although it’s oneRead more

4Fourteen, Sydney

4fourteen sydney Sydney’s Surry Hills, I recently discovered, are quite different to the hills of Surrey that I am used to. For starters, there’s no ‘e’ in Sydney’s version, but, more importantly, it’s also a much trendier area, dotted with bars andRead more

Duck & Waffle, London

duck and waffle london A week or two after trying SUSHISAMBA on a stormy day, we thought we’d revisit Heron Tower, this time trying Duck & Waffle, and see if our view was any better. Obviously it was another stormy day in London (surprise,Read more

Rockabilly

rockabilly hong kong It’s been a while since a genuinely good bar opened in Lan Kwai Fong. I’m more of a Wyndham Street girl myself and tend to steer clear of LKF proper – at least until jelly shot o’ clock. When IRead more

SUSHISAMBA, London

sushisamba london These days, most people will avoid using the word ‘fusion’ entirely, given that it usually results in a few grimaces and raised eyebrows. SUSHISAMBA therefore does not describe itself as a fusion restaurant, but rather a ‘unique blend of Japanese,Read more