Mott 32

mott 32 hong kong Not long after the successful openings of Fish & Meat and Stockton, Maximal Concepts has brought us yet another impressive restaurant. Mott 32, an enormous space in the basement of Standard Chartered Bank is Maximal’s first foray into Chinese cuisine…andRead more

Top 10 Pancakes

Pancakes Antipodean There is an art to making pancakes. Not crêpes, pancakes; fluffy, delicious pancakes that spring back when touched and bring about the happiest of joys that few other things could ever replicate. I have always appreciated pancakes, but often feltRead more

The Great Indian Kebab Factory

the great indian kebab factory hong kong When I was asked if I wanted to go for dinner at The Great Indian Kebab Factory, I knew I simply had to try it; I thought it could either be truly awful, or it could be pleasantly surprising. ThankfullyRead more

St Betty

st betty hong kong     The only thing I loved about Alan Yau’s Bettys Kitschen in IFC (reviewed here) was the décor. Fortunately the revamped space, now known as St Betty, has kept the look, but changed everything else, including the chef, makingRead more

Masu Robatayaki & Sushi

masu-hk     The excitement of a new sushi restaurant will never ever get old, despite how many our beautiful city is loaded with, so when I heard about Masu Robatayaki & Sushi’s arrival, I was as keen as wasabi toRead more

IR1968

img_3891 My favourite kind of places are the ones that take you completely by surprise. The kind where you arrive with no expectations whatsoever, yet you are immediately wowed by the ambience, the service and, most importantly, the food. This canRead more

Hide-Chan Ramen

Most people will have heard of Butao Ramen and its ridiculous hour-long queues for a very simple bowl of Japanese ramen noodles. I haven’t actually been myself because I’m not sure I see the point in queuing for hours forRead more

Watermark

I had a friend from home visiting for the Rugby 7s and on her last night, although we were both suffering from the excesses of the weekend, we wanted to go for a nice chilled out meal in a scenicRead more