Carbone

carbone hong kong When I think of New York Italian restaurants, I think big, bold and somewhat pretentious. That is exactly what LKF Tower newcomer Carbone is, but in a very good way. This extension of the mightily popular New York restaurant thatRead more

RISI e BISI

risi-e-bisi-hong-kong-strozzapretti-sausage No city can ever have too many Italian restaurants. Recently, however, it seems that restaurateurs are done with the traditional style trattorias and fine dining Italian restaurants, and opting instead for a much more informal and social kind of dining,Read more

Gianni’s Trattoria Italiana

giannis trattoria italiana hong kong As much as I love all the exciting, modern and adventurous cuisines that keep popping up all over Hong Kong, there are times when all I crave are simple yet bold flavours from high quality ingredients that speak for themselves.Read 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

Pizza Pilgrims, London

pizza pilgrims dean street london [caption id="attachment_5181" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo credit: Paul Winch-Furness[/caption] Despite usually opting for pizzas with the thinnest crust possible, I do love a real, rustic and doughy Neapolitan style pizza, the way pizza should be. I had heard a great dealRead more

KEE Club

kee club hong kong The term ‘private members club’ is often met with displeasure, since it denies a large majority of being able to access it. In Hong Kong, however, there are always ways around this. KEE Club, which was founded in 2001 onRead more

SEPA

sepa-hong-kong As Soho’s restaurant scene becomes more and more saturated, it’s only natural for restaurateurs to creep further up the escalator, knowing they will benefit from both Soho visitors and Mid-Levels dwellers. The space on Caine Road that was formerly aRead more

No. 5 Italian

dim-sum-diaries-no-5-italian-hong-kong There’s something wonderfully charming about Tai Hang, with its little streets of tiny restaurants and cafés and a sort of sleepy yet cool vibe. It’s the kind of place where you can just casually stroll along and decide on aRead more

Nicholini’s

IMG_8073 I have always heard good things about Nicholini’s at the Conrad, even to the point of hearing that it is considered one of the best Italian restaurants in town. It has recently appointed one Michelin-starred chef Luca de Berardinis, formerlyRead more

NOM

nom hong kong I don’t think there will ever come a time when there is not a new Italian restaurant opening somewhere in town; everyone loves Italian food so restaurateurs can feel safe in the knowledge that they will be making people happy.Read more