An eating diary of New York City

new-york-restaurants-dim-sum-diaries There are two main reasons to visit New York: to eat, and to eat some more. Shopping fits onto the list somewhere, as does flying over the city seated on the floor of a helicopter with no doors with yourRead more

Brunch at Little Creatures

little creatures hong kong Remember the first drink that made you sick? How do you feel about that drink now? For me, that drink is beer and, no matter how many times I try it, I just cannot drink it. So when I heardRead more


mercato-hong-kong-sundae When news of a three Michelin-starred chef opening a restaurant in Hong Kong comes out, you are torn between wanting to eat everything on the menu and wanting to keep a tight hold on your credit card. When the threeRead more


amalfitana hong kong Now that summer is well and truly here, it is officially beach weather. Sadly, the beaches on Hong Kong island aren’t quite what you’d find in the Mediterranean, but Amalfitana, an artisan pizza bar, has just opened to bring aRead more

Osteria Felice

osteria-felice-hong-kong-mozzarella2 As I may have mentioned a number of times before, I could never get bored of Italian food. So when Il Milione in Hutchison House closed down and was replaced by yet another Italian restaurant, Osteria Felice, I was readyRead more


prego hong kong When one Italian restaurant closes, you can be assured that another will open in its place. When Dining Concepts relocated Cecconi’s from Elgin Street to Wyndham Street, they replaced it with Prego, which aims to serve home-style Italian cuisine “straightRead 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

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

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

Motorino’s Date Night Special Delivery

motorino hong kong date night delivery As a big fan of Motorino’s Neapolitan-style pizzas, I was pretty excited when they started doing delivery. To make matters even more exciting, they also do a Date Night Special that’s only available for delivery orders. The thought of aRead more