81/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana

la taverna hong kong   Three-Michelin-starred restaurant 8½ Otto e Mezzo Bombana had been on my go-to list since I first knew of its existence, yet I was waiting for the right moment to justify the expense of going there. Fortunately, two of myRead more

La Rotisserie

la rotisserie hong kong   There is little more comforting to eat than a perfectly juicy roast chicken, especially if someone has gone to the trouble of roasting it for you. With a good quality roasted chook the possibilities are endless: you can haveRead more

The Herbivores

the herbivores hong kong   I love going to a restaurant with absolutely no expectations and being very pleasantly surprised. This is not often the case with vegetarian restaurants (bar MANA! And Grassroots Pantry of course), and I was certainly not expecting big thingsRead 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

Wild Grass

wild grass hong kong The global organic food craze is taking Hong Kong by storm, as more and more restaurants are seeking to provide their customers with nothing but the best quality organic food. Brand new restaurant Wild Grass on Arbuthnot Road is doingRead more

Jean-Paul Hevin

jean-paul hevin hong kong Chocolate makes the world go round; without it, the world would be a very sad place. Good quality chocolate is even more essential, particularly here in Hong Kong, where, aside from a couple of reputable brands, it isn’t easy toRead more

Boqueria

boqueria hong kong   It’s hard not to be excited when I hear about new tapas restaurants opening, and recently my excitement levels have been hitting record highs with tapas spots opening left, right and centre. One of these newbies is New York’sRead more

The Krug Room

img_1201 Everything about the Mandarin Oriental Hotel oozes the kind of old-school elegance and charm that has almost disappeared from Hong Kong. After a recent Krug tasting dinner at Otto e Mezzo, we were invited to the Mandarin Oriental’s Krug Room.Read more

Brasserie on the Eighth

img_0966 There’s always something glamorous about dining in a hotel restaurant. Although you may not have the luxury of actually staying in a beautiful suite in the hotel, you are still given that amazing VIP treatment from the moment your cabRead more

Giando

img_0050 Chocolate is one of the most important things in my life. Take away my chocolate and you’ll need to replace it with something equally as amazing or we may no longer be friends. Sadly, we recently said goodbye to chocoholic’sRead more