MOYO

moyo hong kong It seems, these days, that serving traditional food, from no matter which cuisine, is no longer the cool thing to do. We have, for example, Chinese food with a Western twist; we have Italian food with an American twist; weRead more

Pirata

pirata hong kong It doesn’t take much persuading to convince me to try a new restaurant, and even less so when it’s a new Italian restaurant that claims to serve “comfort food that every Italian grandmother would be proud of.” Pirata, up highRead more

Linguini Fini – New and Improved!

linguini-fini-hong-kong-vodka-pasta Linguini Fini was a firm favourite of mine when it was at the L Place. We saw it go from one level to two levels, back to one level and then to nowhere at all, so I think there wasRead 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

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