Djapa

djapa-hong-kong-suntanned-crabs-2 If you’ve ever walked down Wan Chai’s Lee Tung Avenue, you will already have felt that sensation of being far removed from Hong Kong, as this tree-lined, pedestrianised street, with colourful, European-style buildings is not something you come across oftenRead more

Scarlett Cafe and Wine Bar

scarlett-cafe-hong-kong-black-truffle-camembert If you ask someone to travel from Central to Tsim Sha Tsui, they’ll probably look at you as if you had asked them to travel to the other side of the world. That said, travelling across the harbour on theRead more

Commissary

commissary-hong-kong-fish-tacos2   Yenn Wong of JIA Group seems to be unstoppable this year. After adding Mak Mak and Rhoda to her collection of successful restaurants, she has most recently opened Commissary, a Southern Californian restaurant in Pacific Place. On the concourseRead more

Mamasita’s Cantina

mamasitas-cantina-hong-kong-tacos I’m sure everyone has by now heard the story about Harlan Goldstein and how he abruptly exited his four-restaurant venture in Central after barely opening the third restaurant. Thankfully, ZS Hospitality, the group that owns these restaurants, along with my current favouriteRead more

Beef & Liberty in California Tower

beef-and-liberty-hong-kong-bacon-cheese-burger Earlier this year I enjoyed one of the best meals I have ever had at the Mandarin Grill + Bar prepared by fellow Crossfitter and awesome chef Uwe Opocensky. Fast forward a few months and Chef Uwe has switched upRead more

My Tai Tai

my-tai-tai-hong-kong-green-papaya-salad-2 Less than a month after “Hong Kong’s number one celebrity chef” Harlan Goldstein resurfaced with the opening of Ee Da Le, he has now opened another new venture, My Tai Tai; as I said before, for a larger than lifeRead more

An eating diary of New York City

new-york-restaurants-dim-sum-diaries There are two main reasons to visit New York: to eat, and to eat some more. Shopping fits onto the list somewhere, as does flying over the city seated on the floor of a helicopter with no doors with yourRead more

Ee Da Le

ee-da-le-hong-kong If you haven’t heard of Harlan Goldstein, you must have been walking around wearing a blindfold and ear plugs. After a short break from the dining scene, this larger-than-life New Yorker, who claims to be “Hong Kong’s number one celebrityRead more

Brunch at Little Creatures

little creatures hong kong Remember the first drink that made you sick? How do you feel about that drink now? For me, that drink is beer and, no matter how many times I try it, I just cannot drink it. So when I heardRead more