The New and Improved Casa Lisboa!

casa-lisboa-hong-kong-pineapple-ravioli-2 The closure of restaurants happens all too often in Hong Kong, but it’s still never nice to hear that a good restaurant such as Casa Lisboa has closed its doors. In this case though, thankfully it was only a temporaryRead more

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

Kaum at Potato Head Hong Kong

kaum-at-potato-head-hong-kong-dumplings2 Anyone who’s been to Bali will be familiar with the ever-popular beach club, Potato Head. When I heard it was opening in Hong Kong, I fully expected it to be somewhere on the south side, in order to replicate thatRead more

Arcane

arcane hong kong Have you ever eaten a meal that’s so delicious you’re tempted to stop eating so that it never ends? That’s what I felt when I dined at Arcane. The name of the restaurant means ‘discreet; understood by few’. Discreet, IRead 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

Catalunya

catalunya Since the first whisper was heard about the grand opening of Catalunya, it has been near impossible to secure a reservation at this hot new Spanish restaurant. It first gained celebrity status in Singapore, when it opened there under aRead more

Zafran

zafran hong kong     You’d have thought we’d have long tired of tapas restaurants, given the pace at which they multiply in this city. Spanish fever has not yet weakened and I sense it never will, particularly when a restaurant as deliciousRead more

Sal Curioso

sal curioso hong kong **THIS RESTAURANT HAS NOW CLOSED** Ever been to Madam Sixty-Ate in Wan Chai and wondered what on earth was going on behind the highly bizarre menu? Sal Curioso will leave you in the same state of mind. Wanting to keepRead more

22 Ships

22 ships hong kong   The hype about Jason Atherton’s 22 Ships reached me months before it actually opened, yet what with all the Christmas and end of year celebrations that seem to last far longer here than anywhere else, I have only justRead more

Manor Seafood Restaurant

Manor Seafood Restaurant Hong Kong   There is little better for a non-Chinese-speaking foodie like myself than dining with a group of Chinese-speaking foodies who not only know the good spots I probably wouldn’t have otherwise known about, but also know the best things toRead more