Brunch at newly revamped The Pawn

the pawn brunch The Pawn has always been a bit of an institution in Hong Kong, known for its colonial beauty and hearty British fare. It closed for a few months last year to undergo quite a significant renovation, promising customers (with aRead more

Top 10 Pancakes

Pancakes Antipodean There is an art to making pancakes. Not crêpes, pancakes; fluffy, delicious pancakes that spring back when touched and bring about the happiest of joys that few other things could ever replicate. I have always appreciated pancakes, but often feltRead more

Welcome to the new Dim Sum Diaries!

new dim sum diaries   Ladies and Gentlemen, foodies of Hong Kong (plus a few scattered around the world), this is it. The moment you have all been waiting for is here at last! Welcome to my brand new website, designed by the wonderfulRead more

Eat Your Words – where the critics get critiqued

Eat Your Words Hong Kong event Those of you who follow me on Twitter (@dimsumdiaries) may have seen an increasing number of tweets going backwards and forwards between me and the wonderful (if a bit of a teaser) chef Jason Black (@jasonblack_hk), in which either heRead more

The Pawn

front The Pawn has historically had mixed reviews: “the décor and setting are amazing, but the food doesn’t quite match,” they would say. Well, “they”, you can now eat your words (and The Pawn’s food too) for British chef Anthony Fletcher,Read more

Brunch at The Principal

img_3752   Everyone loves a good Champagne Brunch on a Sunday. As much as we complain that we don’t like Sunday drinking or waking up hungover on a Monday, it is still hard to find a reason to turn down anRead more