Missy Ho’s

missy ho's hong kong When I think about Castelo Concepts’ restaurants, the word ‘safe’ always springs to mind. Many of them have a similar concept, the same style of menu and consistently decent food, even if they wouldn’t necessarily win any awards (mind you,Read more

Chôm Chôm Bia Hoi and Eatery

Chom Chom Hong Kong   Chôm Chôm, once a tiny Vietnamese private kitchen on Wellington Street that apparently served the best pho in Hong Kong, left many a broken heart when it closed earlier this year. This was soon replaced with excitement and eagerRead more

Sawali Club

img_4946 We all know the phrase “don’t judge a book by its cover.” Much the same can be said about restaurants; what might not be the finest, fanciest-looking establishment could still serve up surprisingly delicious fare. Nowhere is this truer thanRead more

Chachawan

img_4860 Thai food is up there amongst the best in the world in my opinion. It’s what I crave when I need something hearty and comforting; it’s what I crave when I’m feeling under the weather; it’s generally what I craveRead more

Cuca, Bali

cuca bali * One of the most rewarding things about having a blog is the steady flow of emails I receive from my readers, whether it be to recommend a favourite restaurant, ask for recommendations, or – my favourite kind of emailRead more

Fatty Crab

img_4111 Hong Kong foodies cannot help but be drawn in by the latest fashionable restaurant brought over from New York or London. You all saw the excitement in the air when Boqueria and Motorino opened. Now we have Fatty Crab, anRead more

Merah Putih, Bali

merah putih bali   Whenever I travel to a different country, I insist on consuming a fair share of that country’s cuisine, often refusing to eat anything but that particular cuisine. Thus, on a recent trip to Bali, when advised to try theRead more

Bolaven

bolaven hong kong   Southeast Asia is full of delicious produce, yet it is a sad reality that most Southeast Asian countries do not reap the benefits and continue to live in poverty. To see people making a conscious effort to do somethingRead more

Café Siam

cafe siam hong kong   I was always a big fan of Café Siam on Lyndhurst Terrace and was very sad when it closed. Fear not, however, all lovers of Thai food, as it has recently reopened in Lan Kwai Fong and is nowRead more

Noodlemi

noodlemi hong kong Vietnamese is one of my favourite cuisines, bursting with fresh flavours and spices, and one that somehow seems healthier than other Asian cuisines. When newly opened Noodlemi on Bonham Strand enticed me with slogans such as ‘bitemi’, ‘cravemi’ and ‘eatmi’,Read more