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

Citrus Sweets

citrus sweets cupcakes hong kong Despite the numerous ‘fashionable’ desserts that come and go (cronuts, cake-pops and the like), cupcakes are something that will never, in my humble opinion, go out of fashion. People (and by ‘people’ I mean I) need cupcakes in their (/my)Read more

Raw Vegan Raspberry Cheesecake Recipe

raw cheesecake recipe Everyone loves cheesecake, but there’s no escaping the fact that it’s far from healthy. I allow myself a forkful here, a slice there every so often, but never do I eat it without feeling at least a little bit guilty.Read more

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pots Recipe

chocolate peanut butter pot recipe I received an email recently about a recipe exchange. I get dozens of email forwards that say you have to send it on to 20 of your friends or something terrible will happen; I ignore them. This one, however, wasRead more

Chez Patrick Deli, Brim28

chez patrick deli brim28 exterior One of my absolute favourite French restaurants in Hong Kong is Chez Patrick. Given its elegance and relatively high price point, however, a visit to this beautiful restaurant, for me, requires a special occasion. Fortunately, for all the other times,Read more

Eastside Tavern

eastside tavern hong kong Shore Hospitality is on a roll at the moment. Not long after contracting tapas fever with the opening of Pico, the group has now brought us Eastside Tavern, a New York style gastropub and sports bar where patrons can ‘eat,Read 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

Urban Discovery’s Hei Fai Food Walk

Urban discovery hei fai food walk hong kong Kowloon is considered by many of us to be ‘the dark side’; a faraway land only to be visited when dreaded visitors appear and demand to go there. Even then, the temptation to hand them a map and claim otherRead more