Bao Bei

bao bei hong kong Given the mix of cultures that make up Hong Kong, these days it’s quite rare to see a menu that doesn’t take influences from other cuisines. Newly opened Bao Bei on Wyndham Street aims to pay homage to Hong Kong’sRead more

Bindaas

bindaas hong kong Indian restaurants have a huge advantage over certain others. One night, you may have planned to go for Japanese, or French, or Italian food. Yet, en route to your destination, your nose picks up a wave of delicious aromas comingRead more

Mrs. Pound

mrs-pound-hong-kong-rendang-bao We all know by now that in this city it’s necessary to look beyond what the eye can see to find some real treasures. There are beautiful private kitchens tucked inside hideous factory buildings; there are quirky bars hidden behindRead more

Street Meat

street-meat-hong-kong-lobster-roll You should always know it’s a bad sign when you walk into a relatively new Wyndham Street restaurant at 8pm on a Saturday and you are the only people there. I had high hopes for Street Meat, but even asRead more

Eating Our Way Around Hanoi

hanoi street food At only an hour and a half flight from Hong Kong, Hanoi is easy to get to for a weekend trip and far cheaper than flying to Thailand or Bali. If time was on our side, I would have likedRead more

BÊP Vietnamese Kitchen

bep vietnamese kitchen hong kong If you’ve seen the queues outside any of the Nha Trang outlets at lunch or dinner any day of the week, you’ll know that this group is doing something right. I wouldn’t say it’s the best Vietnamese food in town,Read more

Check-In Taipei

check in taipei hong kong Taipei is up there amongst the places that I am desperate to visit. I don’t know a lot about it, but every single person I speak to, knowing I love food as much as I do, tells me I absolutelyRead more

Dishoom, London

dishoom_1776416c In English films, when a punch is landed, the sound effect is said to be ‘kapow!’ In Bollywood films, the same act is accompanied by the onomatopoeic word ‘dishoom!’ As soon as I knew that this was how Dishoom inRead more

IR1968

img_3891 My favourite kind of places are the ones that take you completely by surprise. The kind where you arrive with no expectations whatsoever, yet you are immediately wowed by the ambience, the service and, most importantly, the food. This canRead more

Pho Yummee

pho-yummee-interior I have not been inside The Peak Galleria since at least nine years ago when we used to live up on The Peak. Back then there was hardly anything of note in there except Café Deco and perhaps a coupleRead more