Uma Nota

uma-nota-hong-kong-coxinhas-de-frango-2 It took a while for Hong Kong to grasp the idea of South American cuisine combined with Japanese flavours, but now that it has, this concept is appearing everywhere! First there was Djapa, then TokyoLima, and now we have Uma Nota,Read more

TokyoLima

tokyolima-hong-kong-sticks-sake I was pretty devastated when Hong Kong lost its only Peruvian restaurant last year, particularly during those times, of which there were many, when all I wanted was an authentic Peruvian Pisco Sour. So when I heard that Pirata GroupRead more

Top 10 restaurants of 2016 – Final List!

best-restaurants-hong-kong-2016 Happy new year! I’m still getting my head around the fact that it’s now 2017 and yet another year has whizzed past! Wasn’t it 1999 just the other day?! 2016 wasn’t just any old year though – it was aRead more

Vote for your favourite restaurant of 2016!

hong-kong-best-restaurants-2016-vote-now Yet another year is coming to an end. Possibly due to the fact that this last year has been a pretty important one for me, it has completely whizzed by and I suddenly realised it’s time to start rounding upRead more

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

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

El Nudo – an Argentinian private kitchen

el-nudo-private-kitchen-hong-kong-steak-on-bbq-1 Private kitchens are something you don’t hear of quite as frequently as you used to in Hong Kong. They are, however, if you look for them, still around and can be found in the most unlikely of places, but perhapsRead 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

Buenos Aires Polo Club

buenos aires polo club hong kong When I go out for a steak, I see it as a special occasion. This is not because it’s a rare occurrence, nor because there aren’t enough steakhouses in Hong Kong. There’s just something about a good steak that isRead more