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

Lokali

Lokali Hong Kong As much as we all love the Rugby Sevens, the Monday after is never very pleasant. Sore heads and stomachs plague almost everyone who attended and the words “never again” often escape from the mouths of many. Needless to sayRead more

Choice Cooperative

choice cooperative hong kong It is evident that our city is becoming increasingly more aware of dietary issues, and menus catering to these are appearing in more and more restaurants. Until recently, however, there did not exist a single uncontaminated gluten-free bakery in theRead more

Man Mo Café

man mo cafe hong kong In case you were in any doubt: I truly love dim sum. Whether eaten at a hole-in-the-wall, only-frequented-by-taxi-drivers kind of dim sum ‘restaurant’, or a three-Michelin-star dim sum palace, dim sum fills me with joy, satisfaction and, most of all,Read more

NOSH

nosh hong kong Tai Ping Shan may just be the coolest area in town these days, with boutiques, cafes and restaurants opening left, right and centre. The recent opening of adorable café NOSH can now certainly take credit for making this area evenRead more