Street Meat

street-meat-hong-kong-lobster-roll You should always know it’s a bad sign when you walk into a relatively new Wyndham Street restaurant at 8pm on a Saturday and you are the only people there. I had high hopes for Street Meat, but even asRead more

L’Entrecôte de Paris

lentrecote-de-paris-restaurant-hong-kong-steak They say that imitation is the best form of flattery, and nowhere is this more true than in the land of copies, Hong Kong. At pretty much the same time that a branch of the 55-year-old Parisian steakhouse Le RelaisRead more

Carbone

carbone hong kong When I think of New York Italian restaurants, I think big, bold and somewhat pretentious. That is exactly what LKF Tower newcomer Carbone is, but in a very good way. This extension of the mightily popular New York restaurant thatRead more

Rummin’ Tings

rummin-tings-hong-kong Without blowing my own trumpet, if there’s one accent I’m relatively good at, it’s a Jamaican accent. I have been known, upon discovering there was a Ben & Jerry’s flavour called ‘Jamaican Me Crazy’ to relentlessly speak in a JamaicanRead more

Brunch at Stack

stack hong kong pancakes If you’re familiar with my love of pancakes (see my Top 10 Pancakes feature), then you’ll understand my excitement when I heard about a restaurant – fittingly named Stack – dedicated entirely to these fluffy treats! Stack was opened byRead more

Gaucho

gaucho hong kong steakhouse If you read my ‘sneak preview’ of Gaucho on Friday, you’ll know that I was so excited about this London-born Argentinian steakhouse that, after sampling some steak and empanadas at the media preview, I simply had to return a mereRead more

RISI e BISI

risi-e-bisi-hong-kong-strozzapretti-sausage No city can ever have too many Italian restaurants. Recently, however, it seems that restaurateurs are done with the traditional style trattorias and fine dining Italian restaurants, and opting instead for a much more informal and social kind of dining,Read more

FoFo By El Willy

fofo-by-el-willy-hong-kong-salmon FoFo By El Willy has been on my list of restaurants to visit probably since it opened in 2010. I’ve often wondered who this ‘El Willy’ character is, who gives himself a definite article and owns a restaurant that meansRead more

Isono Eatery & Bar

isono hong kong Hong Kong is a city with such a fascinating history, yet it’s a sad reality that so many historical buildings have been knocked down to make room for monstrously tall skyscrapers. Thankfully, someone has recently seen sense, and it’s greatRead more

Pizza Pilgrims, London

pizza pilgrims dean street london [caption id="attachment_5181" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo credit: Paul Winch-Furness[/caption] Despite usually opting for pizzas with the thinnest crust possible, I do love a real, rustic and doughy Neapolitan style pizza, the way pizza should be. I had heard a great dealRead more