Olé’s New Saturday Spanish Brunch

ole-hong-kong-spanish-brunch-tapas For a restaurant to survive Hong Kong’s crazy rental prices and strong competition, it needs to be pretty solid. When a place reaches even the five-year mark, I think that’s impressive enough. Olé first opened on Ice House Street in 1998.Read more

The Envoy’s New Colonial-Inspired Small Plates

the-envoy-hong-kong-bangers-and-mash-2 The Envoy at The Pottinger Hotel has always been a popular drinking spot for the after-work crowds, particularly due to its beautiful and spacious outdoor terrace. It has now also revamped its food menu to offer “colonial-inspired” small plates toRead more

Aloha

aloha-hong-kong-poke-bowl-2 If you think Hong Kong is a small place, I bet restaurant owners think it is even smaller. Poke bowls are still a relatively new and niche concept in Hong Kong, so for there to be two restaurants serving pokeRead more

Dr. Fern’s Gin Parlour & Afternoon Tea

dr-ferns-gin-parlour-hong-kong-afternoon-tea-set A trip to a the doctor’s in Hong Kong is often quite an amusing experience, as, no matter your ailment, you will likely walk out with a bag full of countless different medicines decanted into separate little plastic bags thatRead more

Uma Nota

uma-nota-hong-kong-coxinhas-de-frango-2 It took a while for Hong Kong to grasp the idea of South American cuisine combined with Japanese flavours, but now that it has, this concept is appearing everywhere! First there was Djapa, then TokyoLima, and now we have Uma Nota,Read more

Dragon Noodles Academy

dragon-noodles-academy-hong-kong-lobster-puff-2 With the growing obsession of Instagram, Snapchat and other photo-centric social media platforms, have you noticed how many restaurants insist on making sure their dishes are ‘Insta-worthy’, often giving this priority over the actual taste of the dish? Thankfully, thereRead more

Arcane’s Meat-Free Monday Menu

arcane-hong-kong-vegetarian-japanese-winter-tomato-2 Arcane was one of the first restaurants I visited last year (see previous review here) and, despite it being only February and still having 11 months of reviewing restaurants before the end of the year, it was so delicious thatRead more

TokyoLima

tokyolima-hong-kong-sticks-sake I was pretty devastated when Hong Kong lost its only Peruvian restaurant last year, particularly during those times, of which there were many, when all I wanted was an authentic Peruvian Pisco Sour. So when I heard that Pirata GroupRead more

Mak Mak’s new Thai brunch!

mak-mak-hong-kong-brunch-cocktails-2 It is abundantly clear how much this city likes to eat. If we don’t eat enough during the week, we more than make up for it on the weekends by attending one of the numerous free-flow, all-you-can-eat brunches around town,Read more