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

The Woods

the woods hong kong bar When looking for a place to go for drinks, I often struggle to find somewhere new and exciting that isn’t just the same as any other bar. Any of the Wyndham Street bars is pretty interchangeable with the next. Before youRead 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

Check-In Taipei

check in taipei hong kong Taipei is up there amongst the places that I am desperate to visit. I don’t know a lot about it, but every single person I speak to, knowing I love food as much as I do, tells me I absolutelyRead more

Fu Lu Shou

fu lu shou hong kong Anyone who grew up in the west will understand the concept of westernised Chinese food, the kind you find in Chinatowns all over the western world. Chinese-Australian Ping Lam missed the sort of Chinese food she knew and loved backRead more

The Nile

the nile hong kong The team behind Middle Eastern favourites Sahara and Le Souk are covering more Soho ground with the recent opening of The Nile, which replaces The Wheel on Hollywood Road (although, curiously, the old name still hangs boldly on the newlyRead 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

La Cantoche

599236_332837473458042_1611414779_n Some restaurants open with a bang, shouting out their arrival for all to hear. Others open quietly, safe in the knowledge that people will find them on their own and fall in love. La Cantoche, tucked away on a sideRead more

Blue Butcher

screen-shot-2012-07-03-at-23-07-27 Blue Butcher is probably the most talked about restaurant in town right now. Ever since I heard about it opening its discreet doors between Press Room and Classified on Hollywood Road, I have been desperate to get there. However, theRead more