Ista Bar and Grill

photo-32 Ista, at the lower end of Wyndham Street, serves up 'Indian tapas' amongst other things. It is a higher-end Indian restaurant with cream leather armchairs and a casual-chic ambiance. Growing up with a father who always asks for his curries "extraRead more

TBLS Kitchen Studio

photo **CLOSED DOWN** Knowing how much I love my food, people keep asking me what my favourite restaurant in Hong Kong is. I find this question incredibly difficult to answer as there is just so much on offer and so muchRead more

Slim Taste

photo-30 Slim Taste, in my favourite building on Stanley Street with all the restaurants (3 more to go until I've done them all!) is one of a kind. Everything, and I mean literally everything in the restaurant is made of paperRead more

Cantopop

photo-23 **CLOSED DOWN** Brand new Cantopop in L Place, owned by Robert Spina and Todd Darling, the owners of the popular Posto Pubblico, is a modern take on a typical Hong Kongese cha chaan teng or Chinese tea diner. It offers allRead more

Two Japanese restaurants in Manila

umu-main-dining-ii [caption id="attachment_163" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Umu at Dusit Thani Manila[/caption] I was in Manila last week for what will, I hope, be the first of many journalistic trips around Asia. I had previously heard numerous horror stories about Manila so I mustRead more

Brat

brat1 As I do most mornings, yesterday, come 11 o clock (ok fine, 10 o clock), I started thinking about what I would like for lunch. I was in  one of those indecisive moods where I couldn't figure out exactly whatRead more

Limehouse

photo-18 Fairly hidden away on the pedestrianised side of Ship Street in Wan Chai you will find this sweet little restaurant. Limehouse looks, from the outside, like a tiny little house you would perhaps find up a side street in BrightonRead more

Gyotaku

photo-17 Yet another restaurant in the amazing building on Stanley Street which I often refer to (I am slowly completing my task of trying them all – I think I have perhaps another 3 or 4 to go. Any takers toRead more

One-thirtyone

img_10311 Although this restaurant is a little far from our comfort zone that is the industrialised bubble of the island, One-thirtyone is definitely worth the forty-five minute taxi journey to get to this tranquil part of Sai Kung, especially given howRead more

Shakey’s Pizza

I knew this place wasn't going to be amazing, but there was something about it that had been trying to draw me towards it for some time, not merely because this branch of the chain with other restaurants across North America, Mexico,Read more