An eating diary of New York City

new-york-restaurants-dim-sum-diaries There are two main reasons to visit New York: to eat, and to eat some more. Shopping fits onto the list somewhere, as does flying over the city seated on the floor of a helicopter with no doors with yourRead more

Ee Da Le

ee-da-le-hong-kong If you haven’t heard of Harlan Goldstein, you must have been walking around wearing a blindfold and ear plugs. After a short break from the dining scene, this larger-than-life New Yorker, who claims to be “Hong Kong’s number one celebrityRead more

Rhoda

rhoda hong kong restaurant Anyone with any interest in Hong Kong’s dining scene will have heard the hype about Rhoda over the past few months. Former 22 Ships chef Nate Green has combined forces with wonder woman Yenn Wong of JIA Group (behind Chachawan,Read more

Mak Mak

mak mak hong kong I am a big fan of Thai cuisine and count Chachawan amongst my favourite Hong Kong restaurants. When I heard that JIA Group’s Yenn Wong (the mastermind behind Chachawan, Aberdeen Street Social, 22 Ships and a number of others) wasRead more

Buenos Aires Polo Club

buenos aires polo club hong kong When I go out for a steak, I see it as a special occasion. This is not because it’s a rare occurrence, nor because there aren’t enough steakhouses in Hong Kong. There’s just something about a good steak that isRead more

Porterhouse by Laris

porterhouse by laris hong kong Any restaurant in the relatively new and ever so swanky California Tower is guaranteed to be pretty special, even if only for the views from up high. Porterhouse by Laris, on the seventh floor of the building, is no exception.Read more

Quest by Que – Nostalgic Comfort Food

quest by que hong kong Almost exactly a year after first being blown away by Quest by Que (see previous review here), we finally got round to returning and sampled another of Chef Que Vinh Dang’s fantastic tasting menus. This time, in line with the bitterlyRead more

Arcane

arcane hong kong Have you ever eaten a meal that’s so delicious you’re tempted to stop eating so that it never ends? That’s what I felt when I dined at Arcane. The name of the restaurant means ‘discreet; understood by few’. Discreet, IRead more

Osteria Felice

osteria-felice-hong-kong-mozzarella2 As I may have mentioned a number of times before, I could never get bored of Italian food. So when Il Milione in Hutchison House closed down and was replaced by yet another Italian restaurant, Osteria Felice, I was readyRead more