The Herbivores

the herbivores hong kong   I love going to a restaurant with absolutely no expectations and being very pleasantly surprised. This is not often the case with vegetarian restaurants (bar MANA! And Grassroots Pantry of course), and I was certainly not expecting big thingsRead 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

Wild Grass

wild grass hong kong The global organic food craze is taking Hong Kong by storm, as more and more restaurants are seeking to provide their customers with nothing but the best quality organic food. Brand new restaurant Wild Grass on Arbuthnot Road is doingRead 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

Eating Gluten-Free is Possible in Hong Kong!

gluten free hong kong baking maniac   Although the rest of the world has been on the gluten-free bandwagon for a long time, Hong Kong has only recently become aware of diners’ dietary restrictions, and more and more restaurants these days are actually thinking about whatRead 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

Island East Markets

iem_0930_07 If there’s one thing Hong Kong was lacking, it was a decent farmer’s market. Although people have tried – and I give them credit for trying – they were simply not up to the standard of the sort of farmer’sRead more

Goodness gracious meatballs of flavour!

Picture 026 I had a very exciting experience earlier this week when a delicious delivery arrived at my office just in time for lunch. Inside a sturdy paper bag there was everything I needed to make a delicious meatball sub. But thisRead more