Samsen

samsen-hong-kong-pork-boat-noodles-2 As I have no doubt mentioned before, Thai food is definitely one of my favourite cuisines that packs flavour into every bite, whilst still seeming somewhat healthy. A couple of years ago, former Chachawan chef Adam Cliff decided to goRead more

Francis

francis-hong-kong-hummus-2 When there’s an exciting new restaurant opening in Hong Kong, everyone who loves food will know about it and everyone will try to go there, all at the same time! When said restaurant doesn’t take reservations, don’t be surprised toRead more

Bakehouse

bakehouse-hong-kong-baguette-2 I had the pleasure of partnering with Gregoire Michaud on a fun foodie project called Eat Your Words way back when he was still the pastry chef at the Four Seasons hotel (our dish, incidentally, won the competition, but that’sRead more

La Crêperie celebrates its 7th birthday!

la-creperie-hong-kong It’s sometimes difficult to get attached to a restaurant in Hong Kong, since, far too often, some of the best ones are taken from us far too young, usually due to devastatingly high rents that kill off any chance ofRead more

Pici Pasta Bar

pici-hong-kong-pasta-bar In a place such as Hong Kong where life basically revolves around food, restaurateurs do not do things by halves. Pirata Group, the owners of Pirata (obviously), The Optimist and, most recently TokyoLima, have just opened their fourth concept, PiciRead more

Djapa

djapa-hong-kong-suntanned-crabs-2 If you’ve ever walked down Wan Chai’s Lee Tung Avenue, you will already have felt that sensation of being far removed from Hong Kong, as this tree-lined, pedestrianised street, with colourful, European-style buildings is not something you come across oftenRead more

Le Bistro Winebeast’s New Home

le bistro winebeast hong kong Amidst all the restaurant closures that happen regularly in Hong Kong, I love it when a restaurant that truly deserves to do well not only manages to do so, but does so well that it is able to expand itsRead more

Quest by Que – Nostalgic Comfort Food

quest by que hong kong Almost exactly a year after first being blown away by Quest by Que (see previous review here), we finally got round to returning and sampled another of Chef Que Vinh Dang’s fantastic tasting menus. This time, in line with the bitterlyRead more

Verde Mar

verde mar hong kong Ask any Mexican which is their favourite Mexican restaurant in Hong Kong and they will most likely answer that there are none that are worthy of this vote. Yet, every time a new one opens, it claims to serve “authenticRead more

Fishsteria Seafood Place

fishsteria seafood place hong kong Is it possible for Hong Kong to be over meat? I say this because it seems that several recent restaurant openings have switched the focus from meat to seafood. One of these is Fishsteria Seafood Place, which was recently openedRead more