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

Win Tickets to Wine HK!

wine hk event hong kong Anyone who has any interest in wine will no doubt have heard about Wine HK, the largest pop-up wine cellar in Hong Kong, taking place at the Central Harbourfront on 5th-7th December. The event launched last year in Causeway BayRead more

L’Entrecôte de Paris

lentrecote-de-paris-restaurant-hong-kong-steak They say that imitation is the best form of flattery, and nowhere is this more true than in the land of copies, Hong Kong. At pretty much the same time that a branch of the 55-year-old Parisian steakhouse Le RelaisRead more

Carbone

carbone hong kong When I think of New York Italian restaurants, I think big, bold and somewhat pretentious. That is exactly what LKF Tower newcomer Carbone is, but in a very good way. This extension of the mightily popular New York restaurant thatRead more

Rummin’ Tings

rummin-tings-hong-kong Without blowing my own trumpet, if there’s one accent I’m relatively good at, it’s a Jamaican accent. I have been known, upon discovering there was a Ben & Jerry’s flavour called ‘Jamaican Me Crazy’ to relentlessly speak in a JamaicanRead more

Gaucho

gaucho hong kong steakhouse If you read my ‘sneak preview’ of Gaucho on Friday, you’ll know that I was so excited about this London-born Argentinian steakhouse that, after sampling some steak and empanadas at the media preview, I simply had to return a mereRead more

RISI e BISI

risi-e-bisi-hong-kong-strozzapretti-sausage No city can ever have too many Italian restaurants. Recently, however, it seems that restaurateurs are done with the traditional style trattorias and fine dining Italian restaurants, and opting instead for a much more informal and social kind of dining,Read more

Le Bistro Winebeast

le-bistro-winebeast-hong-kong It’s always refreshing, in a city dominated by huge restaurant groups, to find the independent boutique-style restaurants. Le Bistro Winebeast, owned of course by the same people as the wine shop Winebeast just down the road, is one of theseRead more

Azure’s Rooftop Brunch

azure rooftop brunch hong kong This is probably the best time of year here in Hong Kong, now that the temperature has dropped to a pleasant 25 degrees and the humidity a mere 60%. This is the time of year when everyone, bar those luckyRead more

FoFo By El Willy

fofo-by-el-willy-hong-kong-salmon FoFo By El Willy has been on my list of restaurants to visit probably since it opened in 2010. I’ve often wondered who this ‘El Willy’ character is, who gives himself a definite article and owns a restaurant that meansRead more