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

Papi

papi-interior-2 Apart from when I call him Pieman, ‘Papi’ is what I call my dad, so ever since hearing that there was an Italian restaurant called Papi, I knew I must try it to see if I could possibly love itRead more

DiVino Patio

divino-patio-hk   In our concrete jungle, often finding outdoor space is a challenge. So how do Hong Kongers get around this problem? They build outdoor space amidst the concrete jungle, above the traffic. DiVino Group’s newest baby, DiVino Patio, has joinedRead more

Lucy’s

img_1163   The last time I went to Lucy’s was for a friend’s ‘tarts and vicars’ themed 18th birthday party all of ten years ago. I had no idea if it still existed, nor any recollection of what the food wasRead 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

Tate Dining Room & Bar

img_8171   After hearing mixed reviews about Tate Dining Room & Bar, I had to check it out for myself, firstly to see if the food exceeded the rather low expectations, and secondly, more importantly, to see if I was stillRead more

Cafe Roma

cr_beachfront-patio The beauty of living in Hong Kong is that although it is a big, concrete jungle, we are able to escape, jump on a short ferry ride to one of the other islands and experience a different way of life,Read more