Mott 32

mott 32 hong kong Not long after the successful openings of Fish & Meat and Stockton, Maximal Concepts has brought us yet another impressive restaurant. Mott 32, an enormous space in the basement of Standard Chartered Bank is Maximal’s first foray into Chinese cuisine…andRead 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

Fish & Chick

fish and chick hong kong After there being not one single place to find good fish and chips in Hong Kong, suddenly there are now three, the latest being Fish & Chick which recently opened right on the waterfront in Kennedy Town. Although we bothRead more

Missy Ho’s

missy ho's hong kong When I think about Castelo Concepts’ restaurants, the word ‘safe’ always springs to mind. Many of them have a similar concept, the same style of menu and consistently decent food, even if they wouldn’t necessarily win any awards (mind you,Read more

NUR

NUR Hong Kong Over six months ago, I noticed a huge board on Hollywood Road announcing the opening of NUR. All it said was “nourishing gastronomy”, the vagueness of which kept me intrigued and wondering what exactly was due to open there andRead more

Spasso – new and improved in TST East

Spasso Hong Kong Despite being just that little bit further into the ‘dark side’, TST East continues to grow as a dining destination, now with the addition of DiVino Group’s Spasso. I tried Spasso over a year ago, when it was located atRead more

Top 10 Pancakes

Pancakes Antipodean There is an art to making pancakes. Not crêpes, pancakes; fluffy, delicious pancakes that spring back when touched and bring about the happiest of joys that few other things could ever replicate. I have always appreciated pancakes, but often feltRead more

Mini Melanzane Stacks Recipe

mini melanzane stacks Melanzane alla Parmigiana (or Aubergine/Eggplant Parmigiana, if you prefer)  has always been one of my favourite dishes, as a healthier (and often tastier) alternative to lasagna. This version of miniature individual aubergine and Parmesan stacks is the perfect dish toRead more

Yun Yan

glasshouse hong kong Much to my father’s disappointment, spicy food is not something I have always liked. Thankfully, however, my weak little taste buds have adapted and now I add chilli to almost everything. So when I read about the relocation of 20-year-oldRead more

Glasshouse

Glasshouse Hong Kong I was surprised to recently discover that Gaia Group (which I thought owned only Italian restaurants such as Gaia and Isola) is also behind Greyhound Café and a chain of Shanghainese restaurants. The group has surprised me yet again withRead more