An eating diary of New York City

new-york-restaurants-dim-sum-diaries There are two main reasons to visit New York: to eat, and to eat some more. Shopping fits onto the list somewhere, as does flying over the city seated on the floor of a helicopter with no doors with yourRead more

Mavericks

mavericks hong kong When temperatures start soaring and the humidity reaches almost 100%, everyone’s intention is to get away from the city, whether it’s to go out on a junk, to a nearby beach, or to one of the outlying islands. Many restaurateursRead more

Burger & Lobster, Soho, London

burger and lobster Without a doubt one of the most hyped up restaurants in London, to the point of even exciting the little foodies way over here in the East, is Burger & Lobster. I have been desperate to go since the firstRead 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

Common Room

common room hong kong   It seems that in order to be considered ‘cool’ in the Hong Kong restaurant world these days, you need to serve small dishes, which will be known as ‘tapas’ no matter their heritage. If we’re going by this theory,Read more

22 Ships

22 ships hong kong   The hype about Jason Atherton’s 22 Ships reached me months before it actually opened, yet what with all the Christmas and end of year celebrations that seem to last far longer here than anywhere else, I have only justRead more

The Press Room

pressroom I am somewhat embarrassed to admit that, having lived in Hong Kong a total of almost nine years, it is only on my most recent stint here that I ventured for the first time into Sheung Wan. I’m a bitRead more