11 Westside

IMG_2795 Hong Kong foodies love the hype of a new restaurant opening, especially if said new opening is an authentic Mexican restaurant led by a chef that’s considered LA’s ‘taco king’! In fact, I’d say 11 Westside has to be theRead more

Picada

picada-hong-kong-latin-american-food Given my Venezuelan heritage, can you imagine my excitement when I heard that a new Latin American restaurant serving Venezuelan arepas had opened in Hong Kong? This was back when Picada was just a pokey little place on Elgin Street.Read more

Mamasita’s Cantina

mamasitas-cantina-hong-kong-tacos I’m sure everyone has by now heard the story about Harlan Goldstein and how he abruptly exited his four-restaurant venture in Central after barely opening the third restaurant. Thankfully, ZS Hospitality, the group that owns these restaurants, along with my current favouriteRead more

Verde Mar

verde mar hong kong Ask any Mexican which is their favourite Mexican restaurant in Hong Kong and they will most likely answer that there are none that are worthy of this vote. Yet, every time a new one opens, it claims to serve “authenticRead more

El Loco Gringo

el loco gringo hong kong If you’ve been to Missy Ho’s in Kennedy Town, you’ll know what I mean when I say that it is possible for Castelo Concepts restaurants to break away from the cookie cutter mould. Co-owner Persi has yet again worked hisRead more

TaKorea

takorea hong kong A short while ago, Korean food could only be enjoyed in one of those barbecue joints where you cook your own food and walk out reeking of it. Now, however, Korean dishes with a modern twist seems to be theRead more

XOCO

xoco-hong-kong-exterior Once the quiet, purely residential area, Mid-Levels has seen a number of restaurants opening over the past few years, giving it more of a villagey feel. Mosque Street, in particular, now has a row of little restaurants and takeaway spots,Read more

Americanos

americanos hong kong Remember the time when authentic Mexican food was hard to come by in Hong Kong? Well, sadly, it still is. These days, however, there are a number of American-style Mexican restaurants that still just about fill those cravings. The latestRead 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

Cali-Mex

cali-mex-hong-kong-burritos If you’ve been looking for a place to satisfy your Mexican food cravings recently, you may have noticed a new brand that seems to have opened up all over the city almost simultaneously: Cali-Mex. This new chain of taquerías, withRead more