Steak on Elgin

steak-on-elgin-hong-kong-steak-carving Food trends can come and go, but a classic steakhouse is one type of restaurant that will never go out of fashion. The latest carnivores’ paradise to open in Hong Kong is Steak on Elgin, which, as its name suggests,Read more

Porterhouse’s New Brunch Menu

porterhouse-hong-kong-brunch-buffet-1 Weekends are all about indulgence, and there are few things more indulgent than getting together with a group of friends for brunch on a weekend. Following its revamp towards the end of last year, Porterhouse (no longer ‘by Laris’) hasRead more

Picada

picada-hong-kong-latin-american-food Given my Venezuelan heritage, can you imagine my excitement when I heard that a new Latin American restaurant serving Venezuelan arepas had opened in Hong Kong? This was back when Picada was just a pokey little place on Elgin Street.Read more

Bizou American Brasserie

bizou-hong-kong-octopus-2 I have always had a slight aversion to eating a fancy meal inside a shopping mall. In Hong Kong, of course, this can’t always be avoided and indeed many great restaurants can be found in Hong Kong’s shopping centres. AsRead more

El Nudo – an Argentinian private kitchen

el-nudo-private-kitchen-hong-kong-steak-on-bbq-1 Private kitchens are something you don’t hear of quite as frequently as you used to in Hong Kong. They are, however, if you look for them, still around and can be found in the most unlikely of places, but perhapsRead more

Cocotte’s New Lunch Menu

cocotte-hong-kong-interior-wallpaper I reviewed Cocotte when it first opened a little over two years ago (read previous review here) and was very impressed by its humble yet hearty French cuisine and the friendly attitude of the owners, brothers Brice and Jonathan Moldovan.Read more

ALTO

alto-hong-kong-roasted-branzino Causeway Bay has got to be one of the most stressful areas of Hong Kong. It’s always inexplicably busy, even on weekdays, and people seem to go out of their way to walk directly into you from all angles. InRead more

Buenos Aires Polo Club

buenos aires polo club hong kong When I go out for a steak, I see it as a special occasion. This is not because it’s a rare occurrence, nor because there aren’t enough steakhouses in Hong Kong. There’s just something about a good steak that isRead more