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

Porterhouse by Laris

porterhouse by laris hong kong Any restaurant in the relatively new and ever so swanky California Tower is guaranteed to be pretty special, even if only for the views from up high. Porterhouse by Laris, on the seventh floor of the building, is no exception.Read 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

Atelier Vivanda

atelier-vivanda-hong-kong-pommes-dauphines1 Meat and potatoes is not an uncommon theme amongst our city’s restaurants these days. Most have gone down the more traditional, simplistic route of steak and chips, or steak frites. Ship Street newcomer Atelier Vivanda, however, helmed by Two-Michelin-starred chefRead more

Mr & Mrs Fox

mr and mrs fox hong kong swire restaurants If you read my ‘sneak preview’ of Swire’s newest restaurant Mr & Mrs Fox, then you’ll know how excited I have been about this opening. If Swire’s existing restaurants (Café Gray Deluxe and The Continental, amongst others) are anything toRead more

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