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

RISI e BISI

risi-e-bisi-hong-kong-strozzapretti-sausage No city can ever have too many Italian restaurants. Recently, however, it seems that restaurateurs are done with the traditional style trattorias and fine dining Italian restaurants, and opting instead for a much more informal and social kind of dining,Read more

Le Bistro Winebeast

le-bistro-winebeast-hong-kong It’s always refreshing, in a city dominated by huge restaurant groups, to find the independent boutique-style restaurants. Le Bistro Winebeast, owned of course by the same people as the wine shop Winebeast just down the road, is one of theseRead more

Azure’s Rooftop Brunch

azure rooftop brunch hong kong This is probably the best time of year here in Hong Kong, now that the temperature has dropped to a pleasant 25 degrees and the humidity a mere 60%. This is the time of year when everyone, bar those luckyRead 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

Bread Street Kitchen & Bar

bread street kitchen hong kong Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen & Bar was easily one of the most anticipated openings of this year. With his fiery temper and inimitable personality, Gordon may not be everyone’s favourite chef, but he certainly stirred up a lot ofRead more

Cali-Mex

cali-mex-hong-kong-burritos If you’ve been looking for a place to satisfy your Mexican food cravings recently, you may have noticed a new brand that seems to have opened up all over the city almost simultaneously: Cali-Mex. This new chain of taquerías, withRead more

Gianni’s Trattoria Italiana

giannis trattoria italiana hong kong As much as I love all the exciting, modern and adventurous cuisines that keep popping up all over Hong Kong, there are times when all I crave are simple yet bold flavours from high quality ingredients that speak for themselves.Read more

Citrus Sweets

citrus sweets cupcakes hong kong Despite the numerous ‘fashionable’ desserts that come and go (cronuts, cake-pops and the like), cupcakes are something that will never, in my humble opinion, go out of fashion. People (and by ‘people’ I mean I) need cupcakes in their (/my)Read more

Ding Dim 1968

ding-dim-1968-bbq-pork-bun Aside from being one of my favourite things in the world, dim sum, to the Cantonese, is a tradition, a ritual that dates back centuries. Whilst the long-standing, world-famous dim sum houses around the city are well-worth a visit, sometimesRead more