Limewood

limewood hong kong Other than sun, sea and sand, does the idea of a trip to the beach bring anything else to mind? A barbecue perhaps? Maximal Concepts, the group behind Brickhouse, Blue Butcher, Fish & Meat, Stockton and Mott 32, has justRead more

Top 10 of 2014 – Shortlist

dim sum diaries best restaurant shortlist 2014 With not long left before the end of the year, it’s time to look back over all the many, many restaurants I have reviewed this year and try to find the top 10. I think – if this is evenRead more

Mrs. Pound

mrs-pound-hong-kong-rendang-bao We all know by now that in this city it’s necessary to look beyond what the eye can see to find some real treasures. There are beautiful private kitchens tucked inside hideous factory buildings; there are quirky bars hidden behindRead more

The Awakening

the-awakening-hong-kong-chocolate-cake In order to balance all the delicious yet very unhealthy food I consume on all my restaurant tasting adventures, I have become quite addicted to eating ‘clean’ whenever I can. So when I heard that greasy American restaurant Awakening CaféRead more

CHINO

chino-hong-kong-tostadas Kennedy Town is on a roll at the moment, opening cool new restaurant after cool new restaurant. The latest of these is CHINO, a funky modern Mexican restaurant with an Asian twist that’s still in soft opening but is alreadyRead more

Brunch at Catch on Catchick

catch-on-catchick-french-toast After years of being considered far away from everywhere and a bit of a dead town, Kennedy Town is fast becoming one of the coolest areas to be these days, with new restaurants opening all over the place. It’s certainlyRead more

NOM’s Set Lunch Menu

nom-set-lunch-hong-kong-meatball-sandwich Although it proudly offers ‘not only meatballs,’ on previous visits to NOM, I have mostly only sampled its wide and creative selection of meatballs and little else. The restaurant has now just started offering a set lunch menu, which incorporatesRead more

Superfood Lab

superfood lab hong kong Life in Hong Kong is a lot of fun. I think we all know that sometimes it can be a little bit too much fun, however, and we can easily slip into bad eating and drinking habits that affect ourRead more

Street Meat

street-meat-hong-kong-lobster-roll You should always know it’s a bad sign when you walk into a relatively new Wyndham Street restaurant at 8pm on a Saturday and you are the only people there. I had high hopes for Street Meat, but even asRead more