Djiboutii

djiboutii-hong-kong As you are well aware, I am always on the lookout for exciting new places to eat and drink. When, one day, I passed a banner announcing that a place called Djiboutii was opening soon, this immediately caught my attention,Read more

Crafty Cow

crafty cow hong kong Although it continues to be used very frequently, people in the restaurant industry hate the word ‘fusion.’ That’s why the newly opened Crafty Cow on Sheung Wan’s Upper Station Street is attempting to get rid of it by introducing theRead more

SAMA

sama-curry-hong-kong-facade The ability to tolerate (and enjoy) spicy food inevitably brings with it a fair bit of arrogance. We all know that if we’re able to scoff an entire chilli without wincing, whilst our friend sweats buckets and cries, we’re boundRead more

Burger Circus

burger circus hong kong Crazes come and go in this city. Yet there is one craze that doesn’t look like it’s going anywhere, and that is the burger craze. Whether you’re young, old, male, female, rich or poor, everyone loves a good burger. IRead more

Going Sugar-Free for Lent

sugar-free lent As I’m sure many of you are aware, yesterday was Pancake Day. I hope you all indulged in delicious pancakes with all sorts of crazy fillings. We had crepes with mozzarella, cheddar, sausage and Parma ham, followed by fluffy pancakesRead more

The Continental

the-continental-hong-kong-parmesan-custard-anchovy-toast Having always been a fan of Pacific Place’s Italian restaurant, Domani, I was sad to see it go. When I then heard that Swire Hotels was swooping in to open its flagship stand-alone restaurant, The Continental, that sadness was immediatelyRead more

XOCO

xoco-hong-kong-exterior Once the quiet, purely residential area, Mid-Levels has seen a number of restaurants opening over the past few years, giving it more of a villagey feel. Mosque Street, in particular, now has a row of little restaurants and takeaway spots,Read more

MOYO

moyo hong kong It seems, these days, that serving traditional food, from no matter which cuisine, is no longer the cool thing to do. We have, for example, Chinese food with a Western twist; we have Italian food with an American twist; weRead more

Pirata

pirata hong kong It doesn’t take much persuading to convince me to try a new restaurant, and even less so when it’s a new Italian restaurant that claims to serve “comfort food that every Italian grandmother would be proud of.” Pirata, up highRead more

Healthy Banana Bread

banana bread recipe hemsley and hemsley In my quest to find healthier recipes, I came across Jasmine and Melissa Hemsley, two sisters who have written a beautiful cookbook called Hemsley + Hemsley: The Art of Eating Well, containing healthy and delicious recipes that are all completelyRead more