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

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

Raw Vegan Raspberry Cheesecake Recipe

raw cheesecake recipe Everyone loves cheesecake, but there’s no escaping the fact that it’s far from healthy. I allow myself a forkful here, a slice there every so often, but never do I eat it without feeling at least a little bit guilty.Read more

Lobster & Bubbles Pop-up at Café Causette

lobster and bubbles pop up cafe causette mandarin oriental hong kong As I mentioned in my post about M Bar, Mandarin Oriental is offering a series of pop-ups throughout the year, the latest of which is a special Lobster and Bubbles menu at Café Causette, available until the end of August.Read more

Nicholini’s

IMG_8073 I have always heard good things about Nicholini’s at the Conrad, even to the point of hearing that it is considered one of the best Italian restaurants in town. It has recently appointed one Michelin-starred chef Luca de Berardinis, formerlyRead more

Upper Modern Bistro

upper modern bistro hong kong In the four years I’ve been back in Hong Kong, Sheung Wan has steadily grown to become a super trendy area, with cool new restaurants appearing on streets I barely knew existed before. One of these is Upper Modern Bistro,Read more

Brunch at Aberdeen Street Social

IMG_7922 I’ve always been a fan of Jason Atherton’s 22 Ships and Ham & Sherry, both on Ship Street, yet I must admit I was getting a little bored of the Spanish (yet not so Spanish) theme. When I heard thatRead more

Prune Organic Deli & Workshop

prune organic deli hong kong Although I could never go completely vegetarian myself, I have always been a huge fan of Peggy Chan’s Grassroots Pantry and the way she manages to make vegetarian food both look and taste phenomenal. When she told me she wasRead more

Glasshouse

Glasshouse Hong Kong I was surprised to recently discover that Gaia Group (which I thought owned only Italian restaurants such as Gaia and Isola) is also behind Greyhound Café and a chain of Shanghainese restaurants. The group has surprised me yet again withRead more