Cocotte

cocotte hong kong Dining at French restaurants can often be regarded as overly formal and a bit stuffy. Obviously there’s a time and a place for this sort of dining, but for many (myself included) it’s kept for rare and special occasions. FrenchRead more

Man Mo Café

man mo cafe hong kong In case you were in any doubt: I truly love dim sum. Whether eaten at a hole-in-the-wall, only-frequented-by-taxi-drivers kind of dim sum ‘restaurant’, or a three-Michelin-star dim sum palace, dim sum fills me with joy, satisfaction and, most of all,Read more

Metropolitain

metropolitain hong kong   As predicted in my little food crawl of Sai Ying Pun (read it here), the area is continuing to expand, with more and more restaurants beginning to see the draw, particularly given the near-completion of the Centre Street escalator.Read more

Common Room

common room hong kong     It seems that in order to be considered ‘cool’ in the Hong Kong restaurant world these days, you need to serve small dishes, which will be known as ‘tapas’ no matter their heritage. If we’re going by thisRead more

L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon

l'atelier de joel robuchon hong kong     Whoever thinks five-course meals can only be enjoyed in the evening needs to go to L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon for lunch. Ignore the fact that you will without fail enter into a deep food-coma post lunch, as diningRead more

The Peak Lookout

the peak lookout hong kong The Peak Lookout has always been one of my favourite spots in Hong Kong. There is something cosy and wonderful about the timeless, homely setting that keeps drawing people in, whether they are tourists, locals or expats. Once a restingRead more

22 Ships

22 ships hong kong   The hype about Jason Atherton’s 22 Ships reached me months before it actually opened, yet what with all the Christmas and end of year celebrations that seem to last far longer here than anywhere else, I have only justRead more

Bistro du Vin

bistro du vin hong kong Despite the many trends that are blossoming all over town, French food can never be (and hopefully will never be) forgotten, especially when it’s done well, as it certainly is at Bistro du Vin. This cute little bistro on Davis Street in KennedyRead more

Brasserie on the Eighth

img_0966 There’s always something glamorous about dining in a hotel restaurant. Although you may not have the luxury of actually staying in a beautiful suite in the hotel, you are still given that amazing VIP treatment from the moment your cabRead more

Chez Patrick

chez-patrick-hk-4 Having never managed to get to the old Chez Patrick on Peel Street, when I first saw that it had closed and the sign had been taken down, I was a little bit sad that I had missed out. However,Read more