Mum Veggie + Coffee + Sweet

mum veggie hong kong In a city where it is far too easy to be unhealthy, vegetarian restaurants are inevitably popping up everywhere we look. Mum Veggie + Coffee + Sweet, a cute relatively new vegetarian café recently joined the throng, offering healthy andRead more

Seasalt Gourmet Fish and Chips

seasalt gourmet fish and chips hong kong Hong Kong restaurateurs are ever so good at seeing a gap in the market and attempting to fill it. Until recently, there was nowhere that specialised solely in fish and chips. Brand new Seasalt, opened by two young Australian guys,Read more

Antipodean Cafe

antipodean hong kong     Antipodean, a cute new café in trendy PoHo was recently described to me as serving “the best coffee in Hong Kong”. Now, I’m not much of a coffee drinker myself, but it had also caught my attention whenRead more

The Great Indian Kebab Factory

the great indian kebab factory hong kong   When I was asked if I wanted to go for dinner at The Great Indian Kebab Factory, I knew I simply had to try it; I thought it could either be truly awful, or it could be pleasantly surprising.Read 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 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

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

Tamarind

tamarind hong kong I was always a little bit confused by the concept behind Italian and Indian restaurant Duetto. Take away the Italian chef, replace him with Thai chef Amoo and you now have Tamarind, serving Thai, Vietnamese and Indian cuisine. The sameRead 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

Dishoom, London

dishoom_1776416c In English films, when a punch is landed, the sound effect is said to be ‘kapow!’ In Bollywood films, the same act is accompanied by the onomatopoeic word ‘dishoom!’ As soon as I knew that this was how Dishoom inRead more