The New and Improved Casa Lisboa!

casa-lisboa-hong-kong-pineapple-ravioli-2 The closure of restaurants happens all too often in Hong Kong, but it’s still never nice to hear that a good restaurant such as Casa Lisboa has closed its doors. In this case though, thankfully it was only a temporaryRead more

Operetta

operetta-hong-kong-italian-restaurant The day it was announced that long-standing Pacific Place restaurant Dan Ryan’s was closing its doors was a sad day for many, particularly those who had grown up attending birthday parties at this American diner – even if it wasRead more

Fang Fang

fang-fang-hong-kong-cocktails-omikuji-girl Hong Kong’s restaurateurs seem to continuously think up creative stories behind their concepts to personify the name – think Dr. Fern’s Gin Parlour, Mrs. Pound or Missy Ho’s. The latest restaurant to join LKF Tower, Fang Fang, is named afterRead more

Alvy’s

alvys-hong-kong-ma-la-di-da-pizza-2 Kennedy Town is known for its neighbourhood feel and cosy, welcoming bars and restaurants, where you needn’t make a reservation and you’ll seldom be turned away. Newest restaurant in town, Alvy’s, fits right in. We strolled in for an impromptuRead more

Olé’s New Saturday Spanish Brunch

ole-hong-kong-spanish-brunch-tapas For a restaurant to survive Hong Kong’s crazy rental prices and strong competition, it needs to be pretty solid. When a place reaches even the five-year mark, I think that’s impressive enough. Olé first opened on Ice House Street in 1998.Read more

Masalas & Olives

masalas-and-olives-hong-kong-nut-cheese-2 As much as I enjoy a good vegetable, it would be near impossible for me to become vegan, as there are just too many delicious things that I would miss. There are, however, in my opinion, two chefs in HongRead more

The Envoy’s New Colonial-Inspired Small Plates

the-envoy-hong-kong-bangers-and-mash-2 The Envoy at The Pottinger Hotel has always been a popular drinking spot for the after-work crowds, particularly due to its beautiful and spacious outdoor terrace. It has now also revamped its food menu to offer “colonial-inspired” small plates toRead more

Aloha

aloha-hong-kong-poke-bowl-2 If you think Hong Kong is a small place, I bet restaurant owners think it is even smaller. Poke bowls are still a relatively new and niche concept in Hong Kong, so for there to be two restaurants serving pokeRead more

Picada

picada-hong-kong-latin-american-food Given my Venezuelan heritage, can you imagine my excitement when I heard that a new Latin American restaurant serving Venezuelan arepas had opened in Hong Kong? This was back when Picada was just a pokey little place on Elgin Street.Read more