Gaucho

gaucho hong kong steakhouse If you read my ‘sneak preview’ of Gaucho on Friday, you’ll know that I was so excited about this London-born Argentinian steakhouse that, after sampling some steak and empanadas at the media preview, I simply had to return a mereRead more

Gaucho Sneak Preview

gaucho-hong-kong-preview-steak Unless you’re a bit weird or vegetarian (perhaps both), steak is one of life’s great joys. Who cares that there are already dozens of steakhouses in Hong Kong? When a new one opens, particularly when it’s Gaucho, one of London’sRead more

Le Bistro Winebeast

le-bistro-winebeast-hong-kong It’s always refreshing, in a city dominated by huge restaurant groups, to find the independent boutique-style restaurants. Le Bistro Winebeast, owned of course by the same people as the wine shop Winebeast just down the road, is one of theseRead more

SEPA

sepa-hong-kong As Soho’s restaurant scene becomes more and more saturated, it’s only natural for restaurateurs to creep further up the escalator, knowing they will benefit from both Soho visitors and Mid-Levels dwellers. The space on Caine Road that was formerly aRead more

121BC

121 BC hong kong If there’s one type of cuisine I will never tire of, no matter how many new restaurants open, it’s Italian, particularly one that’s a little bit different and ever so special, such as 121BC on Peel Street. Although it’s oneRead more

La Vache!

la vache hong kong When it comes to steak restaurants in Hong Kong, we have the choice of Italian, Argentinean, American, Australian and even the odd Japanese restaurant moonlighting as a steakhouse. We can now add Parisian steakhouse La Vache to the mix. BroughtRead more

Three Blind Mice

three blind mice wine quote A wise man once said, “A meal without wine is like a day without sunshine.” This sentence could not be truer, particularly when it is good wine, matched perfectly to your meal. Yet, often, one takes for granted the importanceRead more

Enomod

enomod hong kong I had never really heard the term ‘social dining’ used before, yet, assuming, quite rightly, that it had to do with sharing, I knew it had ‘me’ written all over it. This is precisely the term that brand new restaurantRead more

Island East Markets

iem_0930_07 If there’s one thing Hong Kong was lacking, it was a decent farmer’s market. Although people have tried – and I give them credit for trying – they were simply not up to the standard of the sort of farmer’sRead more

Chez Patrick

chez-patrick-hk-4 Having never managed to get to the old Chez Patrick on Peel Street, when I first saw that it had closed and the sign had been taken down, I was a little bit sad that I had missed out. However,Read more