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

The Elephas

the-elephas-hong-kong Every time a healthy restaurant opens in this city, there are doubtless scores of sceptics who wonder when this fad will end. I think it’s safe to say that healthy eating is not just a phase, but a conscious decisionRead more

Mak Mak

mak mak hong kong I am a big fan of Thai cuisine and count Chachawan amongst my favourite Hong Kong restaurants. When I heard that JIA Group’s Yenn Wong (the mastermind behind Chachawan, Aberdeen Street Social, 22 Ships and a number of others) wasRead more

Kaum at Potato Head Hong Kong

kaum-at-potato-head-hong-kong-dumplings2 Anyone who’s been to Bali will be familiar with the ever-popular beach club, Potato Head. When I heard it was opening in Hong Kong, I fully expected it to be somewhere on the south side, in order to replicate thatRead more

Quest by Que – Nostalgic Comfort Food

quest by que hong kong Almost exactly a year after first being blown away by Quest by Que (see previous review here), we finally got round to returning and sampled another of Chef Que Vinh Dang’s fantastic tasting menus. This time, in line with the bitterlyRead more

NOSH by Secret Ingredient

nosh by secret ingredient hong kong Secret Ingredient launched in Hong Kong almost five years ago and made gourmet chefs out of the most amateur cooks. After its “cooking by letters” system proved so popular, the company has now opened a sub business, NOSH by SecretRead more

Bao Bei

bao bei hong kong Given the mix of cultures that make up Hong Kong, these days it’s quite rare to see a menu that doesn’t take influences from other cuisines. Newly opened Bao Bei on Wyndham Street aims to pay homage to Hong Kong’sRead more