Big Sur

big-sur-hong-kong-bbq-baramundi-1 Amongst the list of hot restaurant openings of 2017 was Big Sur, a cool Californian restaurant and bar on Staunton Street that serves West Coast-style barbecue dishes in a casual setting. Big Sur is the creation of Chris Woodyard andRead more

El Nudo – an Argentinian private kitchen

el-nudo-private-kitchen-hong-kong-steak-on-bbq-1 Private kitchens are something you don’t hear of quite as frequently as you used to in Hong Kong. They are, however, if you look for them, still around and can be found in the most unlikely of places, but perhapsRead more

The Optimist

the optimist hong kong Unless you’ve been hiding all summer, you’ve no doubt heard the hype about the opening of new Northern Spanish restaurant, The Optimist. Brought to us by Christian Talpo and Manuel Palacio, the same duo behind popular Italian restaurant Pirata, TheRead more


braza hong kong churrascaria I think it’s fair to say that Hong Kong likes to eat. Make it an all-you-can-eat deal and we’re all over it. I find it quite surprising, therefore, that there has never been a Brazilian ‘churrascaria’ on the island. UntilRead more


limewood hong kong Other than sun, sea and sand, does the idea of a trip to the beach bring anything else to mind? A barbecue perhaps? Maximal Concepts, the group behind Brickhouse, Blue Butcher, Fish & Meat, Stockton and Mott 32, has justRead more

Azure’s Rooftop Brunch

azure rooftop brunch hong kong This is probably the best time of year here in Hong Kong, now that the temperature has dropped to a pleasant 25 degrees and the humidity a mere 60%. This is the time of year when everyone, bar those luckyRead more

Zesty Garlic and Herb Chicken Skewers Recipe

garlic and herb chicken skewers recipe This is a lovely summery recipe that’s tasty as well as pretty healthy. Although it requires a few hours to marinate and seal in all the flavours, it is easy to make and doesn’t require a lot of ingredients that are hardRead more

The Diner

the-diner-hong-kong We’ve all seen hundreds of American movies. Think, particularly, of those that are based in a small town in the middle of nowhere, and you’ll know what a typical American diner looks like. Now, squash all those images together soRead more

Fogo Samba, Macau

fogo samba macau In every other country I have lived, during summer (and even some winters), barbecues have always featured heavily in our lives. In Hong Kong, however, to have a barbecue is a real luxury, and an invitation to a barbecue comesRead more


sanche hong kong Korean restaurants have always been popular in Hong Kong as a place to go with a big group of friends to enjoy a casual feast. More often than not, however, this involves a DIY Korean barbecue that you will inevitablyRead more