Sushi To by Harlan Goldstein

IMG_8230 Harlan Goldstein is quite a character around town, known mainly for his steakhouses, affinity to American cuisine and no-nonsense personality. He’s now trying his hand at Japanese cuisine with the opening of Sushi To, one of two of his restaurantsRead more

Nicholini’s

IMG_8073 I have always heard good things about Nicholini’s at the Conrad, even to the point of hearing that it is considered one of the best Italian restaurants in town. It has recently appointed one Michelin-starred chef Luca de Berardinis, formerlyRead more

Upper Modern Bistro

upper modern bistro hong kong In the four years I’ve been back in Hong Kong, Sheung Wan has steadily grown to become a super trendy area, with cool new restaurants appearing on streets I barely knew existed before. One of these is Upper Modern Bistro,Read more

Restaurant Akrame

IMG_7900 As Wan Chai’s Ship Street and surrounding streets continues to grow as a foodie destination, it doesn’t stop at quick, casual eateries. At the end of last year, two Michelin-starred chef Akrame Benallal opened the second branch of his eponymousRead more

Brunch at Aberdeen Street Social

IMG_7922 I’ve always been a fan of Jason Atherton’s 22 Ships and Ham & Sherry, both on Ship Street, yet I must admit I was getting a little bored of the Spanish (yet not so Spanish) theme. When I heard thatRead more

M Bar, Mandarin Oriental

m-bar-pisco-sour The Mandarin Oriental’s M Bar, perched up high on the 25th floor, with a beautiful view of the city skyline, is running a series of events and special promotions, with guest appearances from internationally renowned mixologists throughout the course ofRead more

Cocotte

cocotte hong kong Dining at French restaurants can often be regarded as overly formal and a bit stuffy. Obviously there’s a time and a place for this sort of dining, but for many (myself included) it’s kept for rare and special occasions. FrenchRead more

Wooloomooloo Prime, Causeway Bay

wooloomooloo prime hong kong Not long after opening casual eatery The Chop House in Causeway Bay’s Soundwill Plaza II Midtown, Wooloomooloo Group has opened a second branch of its fine dining restaurant Wooloomooloo Prime, which takes up a whopping 16,000 square foot, two-storey spaceRead more

YOUKA

youka hong kong I will never tire of visiting yet another Japanese restaurant. When you know you’re eating only the freshest seafood that’s simple yet delicious, what’s there not to love? This can be said for relative newcomer YOUKA on Wan Chai’s JohnstonRead more

Toro Steak House and Gastro Bar

toro steak house hong kong If there’s a restaurant group that loves steakhouses, it’s Dining Concepts. The group’s latest offering is Toro Steak House and Gastro Bar, located on the alfresco rooftop of Elements mall. Helmed by Mexican-born celebrity chef Richard Sandoval, Toro describes itsRead more