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

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

Stone Nullah Tavern’s New Menu

stone nullah tavern hong kong With so many restaurants in this city, it’s often quite hard to find a stand out favourite that keeps you going back again and again. I can safely say, however, that Stone Nullah Tavern, for me, is definitely up thereRead more