Dragon Noodles Academy

dragon-noodles-academy-hong-kong-lobster-puff-2 With the growing obsession of Instagram, Snapchat and other photo-centric social media platforms, have you noticed how many restaurants insist on making sure their dishes are ‘Insta-worthy’, often giving this priority over the actual taste of the dish? Thankfully, thereRead more

LEE Lo Mei

lee-lo-mei-hong-kong-shrimp-roe-noodles-2 With the three restaurants that ZS Hospitality opened at No. 8 Lyndhurst Terrace in quick succession last year (Ee Da Le, My Thai Thai and Mamasita’s Cantina), the group has covered quite a lot of the globe in one primeRead more

Café Hong Kong

cafe hong kong cha chaan teng Hong Kong truly is a melting pot of flavours, and nowhere is this more evident than in a typical cha chaan teng, where eastern and western flavours seamlessly merge together. Café Hong Kong on Hollywood Road is the newest exampleRead more

Ding Dim 1968

ding-dim-1968-bbq-pork-bun Aside from being one of my favourite things in the world, dim sum, to the Cantonese, is a tradition, a ritual that dates back centuries. Whilst the long-standing, world-famous dim sum houses around the city are well-worth a visit, sometimesRead more

Fu Lu Shou

fu lu shou hong kong Anyone who grew up in the west will understand the concept of westernised Chinese food, the kind you find in Chinatowns all over the western world. Chinese-Australian Ping Lam missed the sort of Chinese food she knew and loved backRead more

Mott 32

mott 32 hong kong Not long after the successful openings of Fish & Meat and Stockton, Maximal Concepts has brought us yet another impressive restaurant. Mott 32, an enormous space in the basement of Standard Chartered Bank is Maximal’s first foray into Chinese cuisine…andRead more

Yun Yan

glasshouse hong kong Much to my father’s disappointment, spicy food is not something I have always liked. Thankfully, however, my weak little taste buds have adapted and now I add chilli to almost everything. So when I read about the relocation of 20-year-oldRead 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

Top 10 Restaurants of 2013

shutterstock_154663403 Happy 2014 everyone! Another 12 months have flown by, bringing me back to that difficult time of year once again, when I must reflect on all the delicious meals I have reviewed over the past year and somehow pinpoint myRead more

One Harbour Road

img_5019 My staycation at the Grand Hyatt earlier this summer already proved that the hotel could put on a good French-style buffet and seriously good Italian fare. I was recently invited back to put its dim sum at One Harbour RoadRead more