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

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

Naughty Nuri’s, Batubelig, Bali

270635_237874546240110_3900411_n To celebrate my sister’s birthday in Bali, we opted not for a Balinese restaurant (although we know these are good from my previous trip, reviewed here), but for a much naughtier option: Naughty Nuri’s in Batubelig. Naughty Nuri’s is famousRead more

IR1968

img_3891 My favourite kind of places are the ones that take you completely by surprise. The kind where you arrive with no expectations whatsoever, yet you are immediately wowed by the ambience, the service and, most importantly, the food. This canRead more