Toritama

toritama hong kong As much as I appreciate fine dining, there’s something about the simplicity of meat on sticks and watching it all sizzling right in front of you that gets my taste buds tingling. Toritama, Tokyo’s famous and ‘most authentic neighbourhood yakitoriRead more

Hige Izakaya

hige izakaya hong kong When I come across an excellent restaurant that few people know about, I sometimes find myself in a bit of a cunundrum: do I tell people about it, or keep it a secret? Then I realise that people deserve toRead more

SAMA

sama-curry-hong-kong-facade The ability to tolerate (and enjoy) spicy food inevitably brings with it a fair bit of arrogance. We all know that if we’re able to scoff an entire chilli without wincing, whilst our friend sweats buckets and cries, we’re boundRead 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

Chotto Matte, London

chotto-matte-london-sushi Two of the tastiest and most popular cuisines around the world have got to be Japanese and, most recently, Peruvian. Merge these together and you have Nikkei cuisine, which is being served at funky London restaurant Chotto Matte on Soho’sRead more

Sushi To by Harlan Goldstein

IMG_8230 Harlan Goldstein is quite a character around town, known mainly for his steakhouses, affinity to American cuisine and no-nonsense personality. He’s now trying his hand at Japanese cuisine with the opening of Sushi To, one of two of his restaurantsRead more

AMAZAKE

amazake hong kong If Hong Kong’s dining scene is huge, its nightlife scene is probably even bigger. Privé Group has taken both these things into consideration and brought us AMAZAKE, a crazy fun sake and izakaya bar in Central that replaces another ofRead more

Tiger Curry

tiger curry hong kong I love me a good curry. Whether it’s Indian, Thai, Malaysian, Sri Lankan, Japanese, or even one that originated in the UK, I can’t get enough of the hot stuff. So when I heard about hip new opening Tiger Curry,Read more

YOUKA

youka hong kong I will never tire of visiting yet another Japanese restaurant. When you know you’re eating only the freshest seafood that’s simple yet delicious, what’s there not to love? This can be said for relative newcomer YOUKA on Wan Chai’s JohnstonRead 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