Common Ground

common ground hong kong On a sunny Saturday afternoon, I decided to find a quiet spot that had wifi, where I could while away the hours, have some lunch and get some serious writing done. Brand new Common Ground on Shing Wong Street, justRead more

Restoration

restoration hong kong   Magnolia does it, everyone loves it, so it’s about time someone else did it too. I’m talking about delicious, soul-hugging Creole cuisine, and Wyndham Street newbie Restoration is doing it in style. This New Orleans inspired eatery sits whereRead more

Yonge Piggies

yong piggies hong kong The pig is centre of attention in Hong Kong at the moment, first with the opening and unyielding popularity of The Salted Pig, and now with Yonge Piggies, on the corner of Bonham Strand and Jervois Street. Yonge (pronounced ‘young’)Read more

Honi Honi

honi honi hong kong Almost as fast as restaurants keep popping up, recently, more and more bars have been opening across the city, each battling to have their own unique edge, complete with a slice of that ever-prized outdoor space that most of us craveRead more

The Boathouse

the-boathouse-alfresco-seating Part of the lure to Hong Kong is that there are so many beautiful places to visit on weekends that barely require leaving the city. A recent weekend ‘staycation’ at The Stanley Oriental Hotel led me to finally try CaféRead more

Naughty Nuri’s, Batubelig, Bali

270635_237874546240110_3900411_n To celebrate my sister’s birthday in Bali, we opted not for a Balinese restaurant (although we know these are good from my previous trip, reviewed here), but for a much naughtier option: Naughty Nuri’s in Batubelig. Naughty Nuri’s is famousRead more

Blue Butcher

screen-shot-2012-07-03-at-23-07-27 Blue Butcher is probably the most talked about restaurant in town right now. Ever since I heard about it opening its discreet doors between Press Room and Classified on Hollywood Road, I have been desperate to get there. However, theRead more