El Loco Gringo

el loco gringo hong kong If you’ve been to Missy Ho’s in Kennedy Town, you’ll know what I mean when I say that it is possible for Castelo Concepts restaurants to break away from the cookie cutter mould. Co-owner Persi has yet again worked hisRead more

The Walrus

the walrus hong kong oyster bar There are people who love oysters, people who hate oysters, and people who are somewhere in the middle. Until I visited The Walrus, I’d say I was one of those in-betweeners; I’d eat them if they were put in frontRead more

Mitte

mitte hong kong Have you ever sat down in a restaurant, perused the menu and then decided to walk out before giving it a chance? We were very close to doing exactly that last weekend at Mitte on Upper Station Street, but thankfullyRead more

La Paloma

la paloma hong kong So many Spanish tapas restaurants in Hong Kong seem to forget what the concept of tapas is all about; it’s supposed to be a casual, inexpensive selection of dishes to complement drinks. Initially, in Spain, tapas (which means ‘lids’ orRead more

Stone Nullah Tavern’s New Menu

stone nullah tavern hong kong With so many restaurants in this city, it’s often quite hard to find a stand out favourite that keeps you going back again and again. I can safely say, however, that Stone Nullah Tavern, for me, is definitely up thereRead more

Edition

edition hong kong In this city, when a trend starts to take shape, we certainly all know about it. If you’ve noticed the multiple “Korean” restaurants that are appearing around town (Moyo, TaKorea and U-Hang for example), you might have noticed that there’sRead more

Ayuthaiya’s Sunday Brunch

ayuthaiya sunday brunch hong kong Gorging on a buffet brunch with free-flow drinks must be one of the most popular Sunday pastimes in Hong Kong. Although we complain about the cost of groceries in HK supermarkets, spending hundreds of dollars on some food and bubblesRead more

Holy Crab

holy crab hong kong With so many restaurants in Hong Kong serving so many different types of cuisine, it must be quite difficult to be the first in a category. Yet new restaurant Holy Crab in Lan Kwai Fong proudly states that it is “HongRead more

Café Gray Deluxe

cafe gray deluxe hong kong upper house Nestled high up on the 49th floor of trendy hotel The Upper House, with stunning views of the city (at least on a clear night), you might think that Café Gray Deluxe would be snobbish and pretentious, and yet thatRead more

Flaming Frango

flaming-frango-hong-kong-piri-piri-chicken If there’s one thing I’ve learnt through my many dining experiences in Hong Kong, it’s that you should never judge a restaurant based on its appearance. I had walked past new Staunton Street eatery Flaming Frango a number of timesRead more