Toritama

toritama hong kong As much as I appreciate fine dining, there’s something about the simplicity of meat on sticks and watching it all sizzling right in front of you that gets my taste buds tingling. Toritama, Tokyo’s famous and ‘most authentic neighbourhood yakitoriRead more

The Pierside

the pierside hong kong With the recent opening of the new MTR station, Kennedy Town continues to grow as a foodie destination. Most newcomers these days focus on bringing something funky and hip to the neighbourhood and making a big splash. Others, such asRead more

The Popsy Room

the-popsy-room-hong-kong-zai-zai Foodies of 2015 are much more difficult to impress than they used to be. No longer can a chef just slap some food on a plate and expect to wow foodies; presentation, these days, is almost as important as taste,Read more

Holy Crab

holy crab hong kong With so many restaurants in Hong Kong serving so many different types of cuisine, it must be quite difficult to be the first in a category. Yet new restaurant Holy Crab in Lan Kwai Fong proudly states that it is “HongRead more

Café Gray Deluxe

cafe gray deluxe hong kong upper house Nestled high up on the 49th floor of trendy hotel The Upper House, with stunning views of the city (at least on a clear night), you might think that Café Gray Deluxe would be snobbish and pretentious, and yet thatRead more

The Continental

the-continental-hong-kong-parmesan-custard-anchovy-toast Having always been a fan of Pacific Place’s Italian restaurant, Domani, I was sad to see it go. When I then heard that Swire Hotels was swooping in to open its flagship stand-alone restaurant, The Continental, that sadness was immediatelyRead more

Quest by Que

quest-by-que-hong-kong-rice-paper-roll I was a big fan of private kitchen TBLS on Hollywood Road, so was very excited to hear that chef Que Vinh Dang had recently opened his eponymous restaurant, Quest by Que on Hennessy Road. Operating as an actual restaurant,Read more

Brunch at newly revamped The Pawn

the pawn brunch The Pawn has always been a bit of an institution in Hong Kong, known for its colonial beauty and hearty British fare. It closed for a few months last year to undergo quite a significant renovation, promising customers (with aRead more

Doyles on the Beach, Sydney

doyles-on-the-beach-sydney-fish-chips Living in a city where restaurants come and go in the blink of an eye, it’s hard not to find it impressive that Doyles on Sydney’s Watsons Bay has been going since 1885! This famous seafood restaurant that has beenRead more

The Boathouse, Balmoral, Sydney

the boathouse balmoral sydney I might have just had a lucky streak, or someone might be pulling a few strings to get me to fall in love with Sydney, but during my three visits there over the past year, I have experienced very littleRead more