Olive’s Tagine Nights

olive-hong-kong-tagine-nights Given the pace at which restaurants open and close in this city, not many Soho restaurants can say they’ve stood strong for over a decade. Dining Concepts’ Olive, however, can proudly say that it is well into its 11th yearRead more

Prego

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

The Walrus

the walrus hong kong oyster bar There are people who love oysters, people who hate oysters, and people who are somewhere in the middle. Until I visited The Walrus, I’d say I was one of those in-betweeners; I’d eat them if they were put in frontRead more

Flaming Frango

flaming-frango-hong-kong-piri-piri-chicken If there’s one thing I’ve learnt through my many dining experiences in Hong Kong, it’s that you should never judge a restaurant based on its appearance. I had walked past new Staunton Street eatery Flaming Frango a number of timesRead 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

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