La Cantoche’s New Menu

la-cantoche-hong-kong-cordon-bleu These days, with rents as high as the sky and growing competition at every turn, not many restaurants can say that they’ve been going strong for almost four years. La Cantoche, one of my favourite French restaurants in Sheung Wan,Read more

Mr & Mrs Fox – Sneak Preview

mr and mrs fox hong kong If Roald Dhal’s Fantastic Mr. Fox opened a restaurant, there’s no doubt it would be just like Swire’s brand new restaurant Mr & Mrs Fox. This three-storey cooler than cool bar and restaurant soft opened just this Wednesday. Having beenRead more

L’Entrecôte de Paris’ New Menu

lentrecote-de-paris-hong-kong-steak-frites If you’re after a simple meal of steak and chips, these days you aren’t short of choices in Hong Kong. In the past couple of years there have been a number of restaurant openings whose models are based on thatRead more

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

Crafty Cow

crafty cow hong kong Although it continues to be used very frequently, people in the restaurant industry hate the word ‘fusion.’ That’s why the newly opened Crafty Cow on Sheung Wan’s Upper Station Street is attempting to get rid of it by introducing theRead 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

L’Entrecôte de Paris

lentrecote-de-paris-restaurant-hong-kong-steak They say that imitation is the best form of flattery, and nowhere is this more true than in the land of copies, Hong Kong. At pretty much the same time that a branch of the 55-year-old Parisian steakhouse Le RelaisRead more

Le Relais de l’Entrecôte

le-Relais-de-lEntrecote-hong-kong-facade Anyone who is a steak lover will have noticed the current ‘steak frites’ trend that seems to have hit our city, with two new restaurant openings and one more to come, all specialising in this simple offering of steak andRead more

Carbone

carbone hong kong When I think of New York Italian restaurants, I think big, bold and somewhat pretentious. That is exactly what LKF Tower newcomer Carbone is, but in a very good way. This extension of the mightily popular New York restaurant thatRead more

Gaucho

gaucho hong kong steakhouse If you read my ‘sneak preview’ of Gaucho on Friday, you’ll know that I was so excited about this London-born Argentinian steakhouse that, after sampling some steak and empanadas at the media preview, I simply had to return a mereRead more