El Nudo – an Argentinian private kitchen

el-nudo-private-kitchen-hong-kong-steak-on-bbq-1 Private kitchens are something you don’t hear of quite as frequently as you used to in Hong Kong. They are, however, if you look for them, still around and can be found in the most unlikely of places, but perhapsRead more

Fish School

fish-school-hong-kong-charcoal_grilled_octopus_spicy A good meal often involves learning new things. Fish School, tucked away on Sai Ying Pun’s Third Street, is a collaboration between Yenn Wong of JIA Group (see Chachawan, Mak Mak, Aberdeen Street Social and Rhoda) and Hong Kong-born chefRead more

Mama Malouf

mama-malouf-hong-kong-slow-cooked-lamb-shoulder-2 If you ask me where my favourite breakfast spot in Hong Kong is, I wouldn’t hesitate to answer: Catch in Kennedy Town. This place started as a tiny restaurant, before expanding into the next-door space. Now, going back to hisRead more

Beef & Liberty in California Tower

beef-and-liberty-hong-kong-bacon-cheese-burger Earlier this year I enjoyed one of the best meals I have ever had at the Mandarin Grill + Bar prepared by fellow Crossfitter and awesome chef Uwe Opocensky. Fast forward a few months and Chef Uwe has switched upRead more

Cocotte’s New Lunch Menu

cocotte-hong-kong-interior-wallpaper I reviewed Cocotte when it first opened a little over two years ago (read previous review here) and was very impressed by its humble yet hearty French cuisine and the friendly attitude of the owners, brothers Brice and Jonathan Moldovan.Read more


alto-hong-kong-roasted-branzino Causeway Bay has got to be one of the most stressful areas of Hong Kong. It’s always inexplicably busy, even on weekdays, and people seem to go out of their way to walk directly into you from all angles. InRead more