Uma Nota

uma-nota-hong-kong-coxinhas-de-frango-2 It took a while for Hong Kong to grasp the idea of South American cuisine combined with Japanese flavours, but now that it has, this concept is appearing everywhere! First there was Djapa, then TokyoLima, and now we have Uma Nota,Read more

Okra’s Set Lunch Menu

okra-kitchen-hong-kong-interior-mural You wouldn’t automatically connect a chef from New Orleans with a Japanese restaurant. Chef Max Levy, however, has been working in sushi restaurants from New York to Tokyo. His popular sushi and cocktail bar in Beijing, Okra 1949, opened itsRead more

TokyoLima

tokyolima-hong-kong-sticks-sake I was pretty devastated when Hong Kong lost its only Peruvian restaurant last year, particularly during those times, of which there were many, when all I wanted was an authentic Peruvian Pisco Sour. So when I heard that Pirata GroupRead more

Shiki Zen

shiki zen hong kong When it comes to Japanese cuisine, we are pretty spoilt for choice here in Hong Kong, with restaurants all over the city specialising in each and every kind of Japanese dish you can imagine. Until the recent opening of ShikiRead more

CÉ LA VI

ce la vi hong kong Amongst the most anticipated openings of this year was the world-famous nightclub and restaurant group, KU DE TA. After keeping us waiting with bated breath for the better part of a year, the group, now owned by Asian private equityRead more

Sunday’s Grocery

sundays grocery hong kong We have recently discovered yet another good thing about living near Kennedy Town: Sunday’s Grocery. I don’t know how it took us so long to finally try it, but since then we have been making up for lost time andRead more

Shiba

shiba hong kong Since we moved further west to a solely residential area, Kennedy Town has become our new ‘hood and we’ve been doing our best to explore all its hidden treasures. Shiba, a cosy little kushiyaki restaurant on Smithfield, is just oneRead more

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