The Diner

the-diner-hong-kong We’ve all seen hundreds of American movies. Think, particularly, of those that are based in a small town in the middle of nowhere, and you’ll know what a typical American diner looks like. Now, squash all those images together soRead more

Supergiant Tapas & Cocktail Bar

IMG_8281 When I first heard about Supergiant Tapas & Cocktail Bar, I must admit I was slightly hesitant about trying it. I wrongly assumed that, with a name like that, it must be a very local take on Spanish food andRead more

Quayside Harbour Front Restaurant & Bar

quayside hong kong Living in Hong Kong, we’re fortunate to be able to sit outside for the majority of the year - once we’ve acclimatised to the ridiculous humidity. That being said, I often struggle to think of restaurants that have a casual,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

Mavericks

mavericks hong kong When temperatures start soaring and the humidity reaches almost 100%, everyone’s intention is to get away from the city, whether it’s to go out on a junk, to a nearby beach, or to one of the outlying islands. Many restaurateursRead more

La Locanda

la locanda hong kong Continuing their quest to cover every corner of our city, Dining Concepts have brought us yet another Italian restaurant by the name of La Locanda. The thing with Italian restaurants is that they could never go out of fashion ifRead more

Chez Patrick Deli, Brim28

chez patrick deli brim28 exterior One of my absolute favourite French restaurants in Hong Kong is Chez Patrick. Given its elegance and relatively high price point, however, a visit to this beautiful restaurant, for me, requires a special occasion. Fortunately, for all the other times,Read more

The Teapigs Matcha Challenge

teapigs matcha challenge hong kong Despite my early morning wake-ups practically every day of the week, I get by in life without any form of caffeine. I have never particularly appreciated the taste of coffee, so I almost never go near the stuff. Since IRead more