Olé’s New Saturday Spanish Brunch

ole-hong-kong-spanish-brunch-tapas For a restaurant to survive Hong Kong’s crazy rental prices and strong competition, it needs to be pretty solid. When a place reaches even the five-year mark, I think that’s impressive enough. Olé first opened on Ice House Street in 1998.Read more

Rafa’s Private Kitchen at Ozone

ozone-hong-kong-rafas-private-kitchen-raspberry-mascarpone-sable-2 When most people think of Ozone at the Ritz Carlton Hong Kong, they think of it as a place to go for cocktails to admire the incredible view from the highest bar in the world. Until recently, I didn’t evenRead more

La Paloma X Viet Kitchen Pop-Up Dinners

la-paloma-viet-kitchen-hong-kong-iberico-ham-banh-mi-crispy-squid Vietnamese and Spanish are two of my all-time favourite cuisines; Viet Kitchen and La Paloma are two of my favourite Vietnamese and Spanish restaurants respectively. You can therefore imagine the excitement when I heard that Chef Peter Cuong Franklin fromRead more

The Optimist

the optimist hong kong Unless you’ve been hiding all summer, you’ve no doubt heard the hype about the opening of new Northern Spanish restaurant, The Optimist. Brought to us by Christian Talpo and Manuel Palacio, the same duo behind popular Italian restaurant Pirata, TheRead more

La Paloma’s Brunch – Win Free Tickets!

la paloma hong kong brunch gormei Brunch has got to be one of my favourite meals. Since it’s technically two meals combined into one, it gives you the right to eat twice as much as you normally would, without feeling too guilty about it…at least that’sRead more

La Paloma

la paloma hong kong So many Spanish tapas restaurants in Hong Kong seem to forget what the concept of tapas is all about; it’s supposed to be a casual, inexpensive selection of dishes to complement drinks. Initially, in Spain, tapas (which means ‘lids’ orRead more

Vasco

vasco-hong-kong-beef There certainly isn’t a shortage of Spanish restaurants in Hong Kong. Yet whilst most of these offer simple spreads of tapas for sharing, Vasco, the sister restaurant to Isono in PMQ, presents us with a fine dining tasting menu ofRead more

FoFo By El Willy

fofo-by-el-willy-hong-kong-salmon FoFo By El Willy has been on my list of restaurants to visit probably since it opened in 2010. I’ve often wondered who this ‘El Willy’ character is, who gives himself a definite article and owns a restaurant that meansRead more