The Pierside

the pierside hong kong With the recent opening of the new MTR station, Kennedy Town continues to grow as a foodie destination. Most newcomers these days focus on bringing something funky and hip to the neighbourhood and making a big splash. Others, such asRead more

Holy Crab

holy crab hong kong With so many restaurants in Hong Kong serving so many different types of cuisine, it must be quite difficult to be the first in a category. Yet new restaurant Holy Crab in Lan Kwai Fong proudly states that it is “HongRead 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

Pololi

pololi hong kong Finding a good, quick and healthy lunch spot in and around Soho can often be a bit of a challenge. Then, once you find those two or three spots that tick all the boxes, you find yourself alternating between themRead more

Doyles on the Beach, Sydney

doyles-on-the-beach-sydney-fish-chips Living in a city where restaurants come and go in the blink of an eye, it’s hard not to find it impressive that Doyles on Sydney’s Watsons Bay has been going since 1885! This famous seafood restaurant that has beenRead more

The Boathouse, Balmoral, Sydney

the boathouse balmoral sydney I might have just had a lucky streak, or someone might be pulling a few strings to get me to fall in love with Sydney, but during my three visits there over the past year, I have experienced very littleRead more

Limewood

limewood hong kong Other than sun, sea and sand, does the idea of a trip to the beach bring anything else to mind? A barbecue perhaps? Maximal Concepts, the group behind Brickhouse, Blue Butcher, Fish & Meat, Stockton and Mott 32, has justRead 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

Hawksmoor, Air Street, London

hawksmoor air street london There are times in life when all you need is a very simple yet perfectly cooked steak. When I asked in my newsletter if anyone had any good London restaurant recommendations, one kind reader (who incidentally also has a veryRead more

Seasalt’s New Taco Menu!

seasalt fish and chips and taco bar hong kong About a year ago, during a time when Hongkongers were lamenting the lack of decent fish and chips in the city, Australian fish and chip shop Seasalt opened, ending the drought for Mid-Levels dwellers. Perhaps due to the excitement ofRead more