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

Ding Dim 1968

ding-dim-1968-bbq-pork-bun Aside from being one of my favourite things in the world, dim sum, to the Cantonese, is a tradition, a ritual that dates back centuries. Whilst the long-standing, world-famous dim sum houses around the city are well-worth a visit, sometimesRead more

Isono Eatery & Bar

isono hong kong Hong Kong is a city with such a fascinating history, yet it’s a sad reality that so many historical buildings have been knocked down to make room for monstrously tall skyscrapers. Thankfully, someone has recently seen sense, and it’s greatRead 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

Ceviche, London

ceviche-london-ceviche [caption id="attachment_5174" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo credit: Paul Winch-Furness[/caption] After loving the Peruvian-Japanese cuisine at Chotto Matte, it seems I hadn’t yet had enough Peruvian food, and within only a few days I was back on Frith Street at popular PeruvianRead more

Chotto Matte, London

chotto-matte-london-sushi Two of the tastiest and most popular cuisines around the world have got to be Japanese and, most recently, Peruvian. Merge these together and you have Nikkei cuisine, which is being served at funky London restaurant Chotto Matte on Soho’sRead more

Ho Lee Fook

ho lee fook hong kong When a restaurant comes along with the name Ho Lee Fook, you just know you have to try it. When you then hear that the chef behind it is Jowett Yu, of Mr Wong and Ms G’s in Sydney, evenRead more

BÊP Vietnamese Kitchen

bep vietnamese kitchen hong kong If you’ve seen the queues outside any of the Nha Trang outlets at lunch or dinner any day of the week, you’ll know that this group is doing something right. I wouldn’t say it’s the best Vietnamese food in town,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

Aberdeen Street

aberdeen street hong kong The suitably named Aberdeen Street, located exactly where you’d expect it to be, is a fun little gem close enough for convenience but far enough to be away from the crowds. Aberdeen Street’s predecessor, Cheri Cheri, was always popular forRead more