Quayside Harbour Front Restaurant & Bar

quayside hong kong Living in Hong Kong, we’re fortunate to be able to sit outside for the majority of the year - once we’ve acclimatised to the ridiculous humidity. That being said, I often struggle to think of restaurants that have a casual,Read more

Upper Modern Bistro

upper modern bistro hong kong In the four years I’ve been back in Hong Kong, Sheung Wan has steadily grown to become a super trendy area, with cool new restaurants appearing on streets I barely knew existed before. One of these is Upper Modern Bistro,Read more

Restaurant Akrame

IMG_7900 As Wan Chai’s Ship Street and surrounding streets continues to grow as a foodie destination, it doesn’t stop at quick, casual eateries. At the end of last year, two Michelin-starred chef Akrame Benallal opened the second branch of his eponymousRead more

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

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

Paul Lafayet

paul lafayet hong kong       My sweet tooth is possibly one of my biggest weaknesses. Needless to say that when I was invited to taste the beautiful French pastries at Paul Lafayet in Hysan Place, I didn’t hesitate for even a millisecond;Read more

Tate Dining Room & Bar

img_8171   After hearing mixed reviews about Tate Dining Room & Bar, I had to check it out for myself, firstly to see if the food exceeded the rather low expectations, and secondly, more importantly, to see if I was stillRead more

Brasserie de L’ile

brasserie   ** CLOSED DOWN ** Being an obsessive foodie, part of the draw to Hong Kong is its never-ending array of restaurants with cuisines from all over the world. Generally speaking, about 50% of these restaurants get everything just right,Read more

Le Chéri

img_1840 **CLOSED DOWN** I was recently asked by Timeout HK to do a review of a new French-Italian fusion restaurant in western Mid-Levels called Le Chéri. It’s one of those restaurants, like many others in Hong Kong, that has all theRead more

The Press Room

pressroom I am somewhat embarrassed to admit that, having lived in Hong Kong a total of almost nine years, it is only on my most recent stint here that I ventured for the first time into Sheung Wan. I’m a bitRead more