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

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

Scarlett Cafe and Wine Bar

scarlett-cafe-hong-kong-black-truffle-camembert If you ask someone to travel from Central to Tsim Sha Tsui, they’ll probably look at you as if you had asked them to travel to the other side of the world. That said, travelling across the harbour on theRead 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

Mak Mak’s new Thai brunch!

mak-mak-hong-kong-brunch-cocktails-2 It is abundantly clear how much this city likes to eat. If we don’t eat enough during the week, we more than make up for it on the weekends by attending one of the numerous free-flow, all-you-can-eat brunches around town,Read more

Nutrition Kitchen

nutrition-kitchen-hong-kong-meal-plan The people of Hong Kong seem to be becoming increasingly more health conscious. Not only are there more and more healthy restaurants opening up, but there are also more and more healthy meal programmes, designed for time-starved people who careRead 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

Fish School

fish-school-hong-kong-charcoal_grilled_octopus_spicy A good meal often involves learning new things. Fish School, tucked away on Sai Ying Pun’s Third Street, is a collaboration between Yenn Wong of JIA Group (see Chachawan, Mak Mak, Aberdeen Street Social and Rhoda) and Hong Kong-born chefRead more

Mama Malouf

mama-malouf-hong-kong-slow-cooked-lamb-shoulder-2 If you ask me where my favourite breakfast spot in Hong Kong is, I wouldn’t hesitate to answer: Catch in Kennedy Town. This place started as a tiny restaurant, before expanding into the next-door space. Now, going back to hisRead more