Fish & Chick

fish and chick hong kong After there being not one single place to find good fish and chips in Hong Kong, suddenly there are now three, the latest being Fish & Chick which recently opened right on the waterfront in Kennedy Town. Although we bothRead 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

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

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

Tramshed, London

tramshed london Cows and chickens have played a large part in my life recently, starting with Jason Black’s wonderful cookbook COW PIG CHICKEN. Needless to say, when, on a recent jaunt back to London, I heard about Tramshed, a restaurant specialising inRead more

The Peak Lookout

the peak lookout hong kong   The Peak Lookout has always been one of my favourite spots in Hong Kong. There is something cosy and wonderful about the timeless, homely setting that keeps drawing people in, whether they are tourists, locals or expats. Once aRead more

The Shed, London

the shed restaurant london   One of the things I miss most about England is the countryside; farms and open expanses of greenery are not often seen in Hong Kong, at least where I live. Even though newly opened London resto The Shed is inRead more

The Thinkers Balcony, London

the thinkers balcony secret supper club london Do we ever really think about what it is we are eating and why we are eating that particular thing? Of course we think about how much we enjoy that food (hopefully), but most of the time, eating is neverRead more

St Betty

st betty hong kong The only thing I loved about Alan Yau’s Bettys Kitschen in IFC (reviewed here) was the décor. Fortunately the revamped space, now known as St Betty, has kept the look, but changed everything else, including the chef, making way forRead 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