Bettys Kitschen

Newcomer Bettys Kitschen in IFC was started up by restaurateur Alan Yau, most famous for founding the world-renowned Wagamama and Hakkasan chains. Bettys Kitschen is very different from both of these delicious restaurants, whilst still maintaining the same business ideaRead more

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