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

Chôm Chôm Bia Hoi and Eatery

Chom Chom Hong Kong   Chôm Chôm, once a tiny Vietnamese private kitchen on Wellington Street that apparently served the best pho in Hong Kong, left many a broken heart when it closed earlier this year. This was soon replaced with excitement and eagerRead more

Souvla

  Concept Creations, the group behind Tapeo, Frites and Chicha really knows how to create a winning restaurant. This time they have brought us Souvla, a contemporary Greek restaurant in the heart of Lan Kwai Fong. The restaurant, which wasRead more

Porto Fino

img_3418-500x375 **THIS RESTAURANT HAS NOW CLOSED** Everyone loves the Mediterranean – the beautiful sea, the blue skies, the friendly people, the lively yet laid back feel… but most importantly, the food. There is always something wholesome and comforting about Mediterranean foodRead more

La Viola

img_4863 As the completion date for the new MTR stations draws nearer, the up and coming neighbourhood of Sai Ying Pun continues to draw in restaurateurs, eager to get a foot in the door before rental prices rocket. The newest kid on theRead more

Numero 15

Numero 15 Having not been to Mesa 15 on Hollywood Road since it was merely a baby, I was intrigued to walk past recently and see that its name had changed to Numero 15. That isn’t all that has changed, however; knowingRead more

Eastside Tavern

eastside tavern hong kong Shore Hospitality is on a roll at the moment. Not long after contracting tapas fever with the opening of Pico, the group has now brought us Eastside Tavern, a New York style gastropub and sports bar where patrons can ‘eat,Read more

Cuca, Bali

cuca bali * One of the most rewarding things about having a blog is the steady flow of emails I receive from my readers, whether it be to recommend a favourite restaurant, ask for recommendations, or – my favourite kind of emailRead more

Merah Putih, Bali

merah putih bali   Whenever I travel to a different country, I insist on consuming a fair share of that country’s cuisine, often refusing to eat anything but that particular cuisine. Thus, on a recent trip to Bali, when advised to try theRead more

Pico

pico hong kong The city has gone wild with tapas fever and it looks like it’s still contagious. Shore Hospitality is the latest group to be affected, with the opening of brand new Pico in East TST. From a steakhouse to a pig-centricRead more