Chiu Chow Mansion

chiu chow mansion hong kong restaurant   We Hong Kongers are useless when it comes to travelling outside of our comfort zones. Anything that involves more than ten minutes in a taxi or two stops on the MTR is considered far by any standards. When TimeRead more

Common Ground

common ground hong kong On a sunny Saturday afternoon, I decided to find a quiet spot that had wifi, where I could while away the hours, have some lunch and get some serious writing done. Brand new Common Ground on Shing Wong Street, justRead more

Eating Sai Ying Pun

Derby West Hong Kong In an effort to explore more local neighbourhoods, I recently found myself having dinner at four restaurants in one night. How else am I supposed to try as many restaurants as possible when I’m only allowed three meals a day?!Read more

Mr Bing

mr bing hong kong **THIS RESTAURANT HAS NOW CLOSED** Ask anyone who lives in Beijing what one of their daily staple meals is, and they will answer ‘jianbing’. These traditional Beijing-style crepes are sold on every street corner, usually prepared off the back ofRead more

Le Canelé D’or

IMG_1957 I had a very exciting delivery last month. After having spent the day between my bed and the sofa due to horrible sinus pains, the doorbell rang and I was presented with a little box of delicious-looking canelés hand-delivered fromRead more

Yonge Piggies

yong piggies hong kong The pig is centre of attention in Hong Kong at the moment, first with the opening and unyielding popularity of The Salted Pig, and now with Yonge Piggies, on the corner of Bonham Strand and Jervois Street. Yonge (pronounced ‘young’)Read 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

Fuku Robatayaki & Kaki

photo-136 Despite there being so many restaurants in Hong Kong, it’s remarkable how, when it comes to choosing somewhere to go for dinner, one forgets about all the choices. Determined not to let this happen and eager to add something newRead more

Kau Kee

Kau Kee has been serving beef brisket noodles on Gough Street for over 90 years. I’d be lying if I said I’ve been meaning to go for that long, as that wouldn’t even be possible, but I was long overdueRead 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