Falafel TLV

falafel-tlv-hong-kong-falafel-pickles-2 Just as the saying goes, “don’t judge a book by its cover”, the same can be said for restaurants, as sometimes it’s the ones that don’t look anything special from the outside that can take you completely by surprise. FalafelRead more

The New and Improved Casa Lisboa!

casa-lisboa-hong-kong-pineapple-ravioli-2 The closure of restaurants happens all too often in Hong Kong, but it’s still never nice to hear that a good restaurant such as Casa Lisboa has closed its doors. In this case though, thankfully it was only a temporaryRead more

Operetta

operetta-hong-kong-italian-restaurant The day it was announced that long-standing Pacific Place restaurant Dan Ryan’s was closing its doors was a sad day for many, particularly those who had grown up attending birthday parties at this American diner – even if it wasRead more

Alvy’s

alvys-hong-kong-ma-la-di-da-pizza-2 Kennedy Town is known for its neighbourhood feel and cosy, welcoming bars and restaurants, where you needn’t make a reservation and you’ll seldom be turned away. Newest restaurant in town, Alvy’s, fits right in. We strolled in for an impromptuRead more

Olé’s New Saturday Spanish Brunch

ole-hong-kong-spanish-brunch-tapas For a restaurant to survive Hong Kong’s crazy rental prices and strong competition, it needs to be pretty solid. When a place reaches even the five-year mark, I think that’s impressive enough. Olé first opened on Ice House Street in 1998.Read more

Masalas & Olives

masalas-and-olives-hong-kong-nut-cheese-2 As much as I enjoy a good vegetable, it would be near impossible for me to become vegan, as there are just too many delicious things that I would miss. There are, however, in my opinion, two chefs in HongRead more

The Envoy’s New Colonial-Inspired Small Plates

the-envoy-hong-kong-bangers-and-mash-2 The Envoy at The Pottinger Hotel has always been a popular drinking spot for the after-work crowds, particularly due to its beautiful and spacious outdoor terrace. It has now also revamped its food menu to offer “colonial-inspired” small plates toRead more

Aloha

aloha-hong-kong-poke-bowl-2 If you think Hong Kong is a small place, I bet restaurant owners think it is even smaller. Poke bowls are still a relatively new and niche concept in Hong Kong, so for there to be two restaurants serving pokeRead more

Picada

picada-hong-kong-latin-american-food Given my Venezuelan heritage, can you imagine my excitement when I heard that a new Latin American restaurant serving Venezuelan arepas had opened in Hong Kong? This was back when Picada was just a pokey little place on Elgin Street.Read more