Carbone

carbone hong kong When I think of New York Italian restaurants, I think big, bold and somewhat pretentious. That is exactly what LKF Tower newcomer Carbone is, but in a very good way. This extension of the mightily popular New York restaurant thatRead more

Gaucho

gaucho hong kong steakhouse If you read my ‘sneak preview’ of Gaucho on Friday, you’ll know that I was so excited about this London-born Argentinian steakhouse that, after sampling some steak and empanadas at the media preview, I simply had to return a mereRead more

Gaucho Sneak Preview

gaucho-hong-kong-preview-steak Unless you’re a bit weird or vegetarian (perhaps both), steak is one of life’s great joys. Who cares that there are already dozens of steakhouses in Hong Kong? When a new one opens, particularly when it’s Gaucho, one of London’sRead more

FoFo By El Willy

fofo-by-el-willy-hong-kong-salmon FoFo By El Willy has been on my list of restaurants to visit probably since it opened in 2010. I’ve often wondered who this ‘El Willy’ character is, who gives himself a definite article and owns a restaurant that meansRead more

Isono Eatery & Bar

isono hong kong Hong Kong is a city with such a fascinating history, yet it’s a sad reality that so many historical buildings have been knocked down to make room for monstrously tall skyscrapers. Thankfully, someone has recently seen sense, and it’s greatRead more

Hawksmoor, Air Street, London

hawksmoor air street london There are times in life when all you need is a very simple yet perfectly cooked steak. When I asked in my newsletter if anyone had any good London restaurant recommendations, one kind reader (who incidentally also has a veryRead more

Chotto Matte, London

chotto-matte-london-sushi Two of the tastiest and most popular cuisines around the world have got to be Japanese and, most recently, Peruvian. Merge these together and you have Nikkei cuisine, which is being served at funky London restaurant Chotto Matte on Soho’sRead more

The Woods

the woods hong kong bar When looking for a place to go for drinks, I often struggle to find somewhere new and exciting that isn’t just the same as any other bar. Any of the Wyndham Street bars is pretty interchangeable with the next. Before youRead more

KEE Club

kee club hong kong The term ‘private members club’ is often met with displeasure, since it denies a large majority of being able to access it. In Hong Kong, however, there are always ways around this. KEE Club, which was founded in 2001 onRead more

Lobster & Bubbles Pop-up at Café Causette

lobster and bubbles pop up cafe causette mandarin oriental hong kong As I mentioned in my post about M Bar, Mandarin Oriental is offering a series of pop-ups throughout the year, the latest of which is a special Lobster and Bubbles menu at Café Causette, available until the end of August.Read more