Glasshouse

Glasshouse Hong Kong I was surprised to recently discover that Gaia Group (which I thought owned only Italian restaurants such as Gaia and Isola) is also behind Greyhound Café and a chain of Shanghainese restaurants. The group has surprised me yet again withRead more

Fish & Meat

Fish and meat hong kong There seems to be a bit of a pattern going on with restaurant names at the moment, whereby they pretty much do what they say on the tin. We have Burger & Lobster, Duck & Waffle, Ham & Sherry andRead more

Ham & Sherry

Ham & Sherry Hong Kong Since its opening in October 2012, Jason Atherton’s 22 Ships continues to attract the masses, who queue up outside from even before it opens for both lunch and dinner. Atherton, together with Hong Kong restaurateur Yenn Wong, has brought usRead more

Catalunya

catalunya Since the first whisper was heard about the grand opening of Catalunya, it has been near impossible to secure a reservation at this hot new Spanish restaurant. It first gained celebrity status in Singapore, when it opened there under aRead more

Zafran

zafran hong kong     You’d have thought we’d have long tired of tapas restaurants, given the pace at which they multiply in this city. Spanish fever has not yet weakened and I sense it never will, particularly when a restaurant as deliciousRead more

Souvla

  Concept Creations, the group behind Tapeo, Frites and Chicha really knows how to create a winning restaurant. This time they have brought us Souvla, a contemporary Greek restaurant in the heart of Lan Kwai Fong. The restaurant, which wasRead more

Cuca, Bali

cuca bali * One of the most rewarding things about having a blog is the steady flow of emails I receive from my readers, whether it be to recommend a favourite restaurant, ask for recommendations, or – my favourite kind of emailRead more

Merah Putih, Bali

merah putih bali   Whenever I travel to a different country, I insist on consuming a fair share of that country’s cuisine, often refusing to eat anything but that particular cuisine. Thus, on a recent trip to Bali, when advised to try theRead more

Lobster Bar and Grill

lobster bar and grill hong kong       At the Island Shangri-La’s Lobster Bar and Grill, the elegance and charm of this 20-odd year old restaurant is instantly apparent the moment you walk in. Given that obviously it specialises in seafood, and particularly lobster, theRead more

The Herbivores

the herbivores hong kong I love going to a restaurant with absolutely no expectations and being very pleasantly surprised. This is not often the case with vegetarian restaurants (bar MANA! And Grassroots Pantry of course), and I was certainly not expecting big things fromRead more