Fusion 5th Floor

img_1180 I thought I had found my favourite restaurant-filled building, but I think I may have just found Stanley 11’s rival. Fusion 5th Floor, a restaurant with neither an original nor an interesting name yet very original and interesting food, is situatedRead more

Yardbird

screen-shot-2011-09-22-at-18-48-30   Since even before it opened, I had heard nothing but good publicity about Yardbird’s chicken yakitori. Knowing that the chef, Matt Abergel, had been poached from Zuma, I wasn’t at all surprised at what I was hearing and wasRead more

FINDS….. Again!

img_1023 I was invited to the media preview of ‘A Nordic Autumn’ at FINDS, a five-course menu tasting extravaganza. Having only just started work and begun to re-accustom my body to the early mornings, the thought of the trek across toRead more

The Grand Stage at Western Market

photo-70 I am very aware that I call my blog The Dim Sum Diaries and yet there is not a single dim sum review on here. There isn’t really an excuse for it other than that I always go back to theRead more

Magnolia

img_2429 Since moving back to Hong Kong last year, I had heard a lot of hype about Lori Granito’s Magnolia, but had not had the chance to try it until this weekend for a very good friend’s birthday party. If you knowRead more

FINDS

finds_salmon-pastrami FINDS, Hong Kong’s only Nordic restaurant (the name stands for Finland Iceland Norway Denmark Sweden), has made a bold move over to ‘the dark side’. I unfortunately never actually visited it when it was right on our doorstep in LKFRead more

La Marmite

photo-54 [caption id="attachment_325" align="aligncenter" width="224"] Arty photo courtesy of a tall, dark and handsome man who I was fortunate enough to dine with. Girls, form an orderly queue.[/caption]   The newest addition to Aqua Group, La Marmite, which is thankfully notRead more

The Yuu

photo-47 I was, until last night, a Knutsford Terrace virgin. As I’ve mentioned before, In Hong Kong it is far too easy to think of a trip across the water to ‘the dark side’ as awfully far away, a real hassle,Read more

Linguini Fini

photo-40 Being a big fan of Todd Darling and Robert Spina’s Posto Pubblico and Cantopop, I had wanted to try Linguini Fini from the moment I heard it was due to open in L place. Unfortunately, the timing of their openingRead more

Lupita, London

photo-36 On Wednesday evening, I ventured to London to see some wonderful friends from University and our original plan was to go to Wagamama for dinner. (I have been back in England for over a week and had still not yetRead more