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

Upper Modern Bistro

upper modern bistro hong kong In the four years I’ve been back in Hong Kong, Sheung Wan has steadily grown to become a super trendy area, with cool new restaurants appearing on streets I barely knew existed before. One of these is Upper Modern Bistro,Read more

Top 10 Pancakes

Pancakes Antipodean There is an art to making pancakes. Not crêpes, pancakes; fluffy, delicious pancakes that spring back when touched and bring about the happiest of joys that few other things could ever replicate. I have always appreciated pancakes, but often feltRead more

Man Mo Café

man mo cafe hong kong In case you were in any doubt: I truly love dim sum. Whether eaten at a hole-in-the-wall, only-frequented-by-taxi-drivers kind of dim sum ‘restaurant’, or a three-Michelin-star dim sum palace, dim sum fills me with joy, satisfaction and, most of all,Read more

NOSH

nosh hong kong Tai Ping Shan may just be the coolest area in town these days, with boutiques, cafes and restaurants opening left, right and centre. The recent opening of adorable café NOSH can now certainly take credit for making this area evenRead more

Antipodean Cafe

antipodean hong kong     Antipodean, a cute new café in trendy PoHo was recently described to me as serving “the best coffee in Hong Kong”. Now, I’m not much of a coffee drinker myself, but it had also caught my attention whenRead more

Il Moro

il moro hong kong For so many restaurants with mediocre service, identical menus and lack of personality in Hong Kong, once in a while there comes the complete opposite; a restaurant with individuality, charm and a larger than life character. Il Moro in SheungRead more

Common Ground

common ground hong kong On a sunny Saturday afternoon, I decided to find a quiet spot that had wifi, where I could while away the hours, have some lunch and get some serious writing done. Brand new Common Ground on Shing Wong Street, justRead more

La Rotisserie

la rotisserie hong kong There is little more comforting to eat than a perfectly juicy roast chicken, especially if someone has gone to the trouble of roasting it for you. With a good quality roasted chook the possibilities are endless: you can have aRead more

Yonge Piggies

yong piggies hong kong The pig is centre of attention in Hong Kong at the moment, first with the opening and unyielding popularity of The Salted Pig, and now with Yonge Piggies, on the corner of Bonham Strand and Jervois Street. Yonge (pronounced ‘young’)Read more