Heirloom Eatery

img_2521 ** CLOSED DOWN** Often when such a big hype is made about a new restaurant, you create this unrealistically amazing image of it in your head, that when you actually get round to trying it, you’re terribly disappointed. Fortunately suchRead more

Brasserie de L’ile

brasserie   ** CLOSED DOWN ** Being an obsessive foodie, part of the draw to Hong Kong is its never-ending array of restaurants with cuisines from all over the world. Generally speaking, about 50% of these restaurants get everything just right,Read more

Gong Guan

img_2497 [caption id="attachment_591" align="aligncenter" width="490"] Crystal fish roll[/caption] As much as I adore going out for dinner, there are times when going to crowded restaurants and being overcharged for mediocre food and poor service doesn’t appeal to me, and I’d much preferRead more

Mango Tree

img_2460   Having been to Mango Tree in Bangkok and absolutely loved it, upon hearing that it was adding to its repertoire of cities including London and Dubai by opening another branch in Hong Kong, I was desperate to try it.Read more

Robata Zawazawa (lunch)

interior-bar Although we all love the lifestyle here in Hong Kong, it cannot be denied that sometimes, or perhaps more often than sometimes, life just shoots by far too fast and we find ourselves short of time to really take careRead more

Le Souk

img_2443 Another review for Timeout led me to Le Souk, a brand new Middle Eastern restaurant on Staunton Street. Le Souk stands in the place where Pacific Grill used to be and follows the speedy exit of Z Grill, a restaurantRead more

Madam Sixty Ate

img_2429 Madam Sixty Ate has received a lot of hype since its opening in the summer and I have been desperate to see what all the fuss is about. The answer is that it is a different species of restaurant toRead more

dim sum bar

dim-sum-bar-interior-2-m Over the past few months, Café Deco Group has been busy increasing its repertoire of yummy restaurants and I had the pleasure of visiting one of them on Monday night. dim sum bar, over on what we have established isRead more

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