Pirata

pirata hong kong It doesn’t take much persuading to convince me to try a new restaurant, and even less so when it’s a new Italian restaurant that claims to serve “comfort food that every Italian grandmother would be proud of.” Pirata, up highRead more

Healthy Banana Bread

banana bread recipe hemsley and hemsley In my quest to find healthier recipes, I came across Jasmine and Melissa Hemsley, two sisters who have written a beautiful cookbook called Hemsley + Hemsley: The Art of Eating Well, containing healthy and delicious recipes that are all completelyRead more

Linguini Fini – New and Improved!

linguini-fini-hong-kong-vodka-pasta Linguini Fini was a firm favourite of mine when it was at the L Place. We saw it go from one level to two levels, back to one level and then to nowhere at all, so I think there wasRead more

Boomshack

boomshack hong kong Although there’s certainly a time and a place for fine dining, a lot of the recent restaurant openings have taken a much more casual, even fast-food approach. Sadly the concept of an actual food truck isn’t possible here in HongRead more

Americanos

americanos hong kong Remember the time when authentic Mexican food was hard to come by in Hong Kong? Well, sadly, it still is. These days, however, there are a number of American-style Mexican restaurants that still just about fill those cravings. The latestRead more

The Awakening

the-awakening-hong-kong-chocolate-cake In order to balance all the delicious yet very unhealthy food I consume on all my restaurant tasting adventures, I have become quite addicted to eating ‘clean’ whenever I can. So when I heard that greasy American restaurant Awakening CaféRead more

Superfood Lab

superfood lab hong kong Life in Hong Kong is a lot of fun. I think we all know that sometimes it can be a little bit too much fun, however, and we can easily slip into bad eating and drinking habits that affect ourRead more

Munch

munch hong kong paleo snacks There was a time, many years ago, when I could eat whatever I liked and never gain an ounce of fat. Those days are long gone. Nowadays, although I never actually go on diets, nor entirely cut anything out, IRead more

Rummin’ Tings

rummin-tings-hong-kong The Jamaican accent is one of my favourites. I have been known, upon discovering there was a Ben & Jerry’s flavour called ‘Jamaican Me Crazy’ to relentlessly speak in a Jamaican accent until I got distracted by actually eating the iceRead more