Chez Didier

chez didier bistro hong kong With so many restaurants operated by giant groups, it is always so refreshing to find a humble, family-run restaurant, even if it involves travelling outside of my comfort zone to get there. Chez Didier, a cute little French bistro inRead more

L’Entrecôte de Paris’ New Menu

lentrecote-de-paris-hong-kong-steak-frites If you’re after a simple meal of steak and chips, these days you aren’t short of choices in Hong Kong. In the past couple of years there have been a number of restaurant openings whose models are based on thatRead more

Jean-Paul Hévin’s Chocolate Tasting Journey

jean paul hevin hong kong chocolate tasting journey I have recently been trying to avoid eating too much sugar, so when I was invited to sample an eight-course “Chocolate Tasting Journey” at Jean-Paul Hévin, my initial reaction was to reluctantly turn it down. I then realised it wasRead more

The Continental

the-continental-hong-kong-parmesan-custard-anchovy-toast Having always been a fan of Pacific Place’s Italian restaurant, Domani, I was sad to see it go. When I then heard that Swire Hotels was swooping in to open its flagship stand-alone restaurant, The Continental, that sadness was immediatelyRead more

The Butler, Sydney

the butler sydney review So far, most of the places I have reviewed in Sydney have been largely seafood-focused beachside restaurants. Wanting to add a more city-based eatery to the mix, I followed a reader’s recommendation to try brand new restaurant The Butler in PottsRead 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

Le Relais de l’Entrecôte

le-Relais-de-lEntrecote-hong-kong-facade Anyone who is a steak lover will have noticed the current ‘steak frites’ trend that seems to have hit our city, with two new restaurant openings and one more to come, all specialising in this simple offering of steak andRead more

Le Bistro Winebeast

le-bistro-winebeast-hong-kong It’s always refreshing, in a city dominated by huge restaurant groups, to find the independent boutique-style restaurants. Le Bistro Winebeast, owned of course by the same people as the wine shop Winebeast just down the road, is one of theseRead 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

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