Spring Moon

spring-moon-11 When I think of The Peninsula, I think of elegance. I think of class. I think of all the things we are often too busy to care about in Hong Kong’s fast-paced lifestyle. Spring Moon, The Peninsula’s Cantonese restaurant, echoes thisRead more

Liberty Private Works

img_3120 Everyone is talking about Liberty Private Works. It’s one of those elusive restaurants where no matter how hard you try to get a booking, it always seems just that little bit out of reach. I have nearly been twice before,Read more

Harvey Nichols Valentine’s Menu

img_2793 Christmas is over, presents have been distributed, and somehow it’s already nearly February. Which means, of course, for those lucky (or unlucky, depending how you look at it) to be in a relationship, presents must be bought all over again andRead more

Ta Pantry

img_2755 Very few of us are fortunate enough to have the space in our Hong Kong apartments to host a dinner party for ten guests. Fortunately private kitchens abound and I’m on a mission to try them all. Ta Pantry, aRead more

AVA Restaurant Slash Bar

img_1879 I have been making the treacherous journey to the ‘dark side’ fairly frequently recently and have begun to think that it isn’t actually all that dark. On Wednesday evening I was invited to represent Sassy HK at a media previewRead more

Armani/Aqua

img_1865 I was invited to the soft opening of the new Armani restaurant by Aqua on Monday evening and was utterly spoilt rotten. As you approach the brand new restaurant, which officially opens today, you walk down a long red andRead more

Corner Kitchen

UPDATE: Corner Kitchen has now moved to G/F, 21 New Street, Sheung Wan. Phone number remains the same. On Thursday night, a group of 9 of us competed in a very fiery Thai cook-off at Corner Kitchen in Sheung Wan.Read more

Two Japanese restaurants in Manila

umu-main-dining-ii [caption id="attachment_163" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Umu at Dusit Thani Manila[/caption] I was in Manila last week for what will, I hope, be the first of many journalistic trips around Asia. I had previously heard numerous horror stories about Manila so I mustRead more

One-thirtyone

img_10311 Although this restaurant is a little far from our comfort zone that is the industrialised bubble of the island, One-thirtyone is definitely worth the forty-five minute taxi journey to get to this tranquil part of Sai Kung, especially given howRead more