Hot Spots – High Street

Sai Ying Pun, particular the area from High Street down to First Street, is a great option for foodies, with an extensive and growing number of restaurants. High Street, for example, is home to restaurants offering such broad cuisine variety that many of the world’s most popular dishes can be found in one street. Click here for 7 of my top picks.   Continue reading Hot Spots – High Street

Hot Spots – Harbour City

As a dining destination, Harbour City in Tsim Sha Tsui has a lot of draw factors, including Michelin starred restaurants, celebrity chefs, overseas imports, cuisine variety and constant new openings. Click HotSpots_HarbourCity to read more about six of the best, plus a Canton Road favourite. Below image courtesy of Epure, cover image courtesy of Amelia. Continue reading Hot Spots – Harbour City

Dining Hotspot – Happy Valley

Happy Valley, unlike its bustling neighbours, such as Causeway Bay, has more a residential than commercial feel to it. Its restaurants reflect this, tending to be more intimate, relaxed with a neighbourhood ambience, with many offering all-day dining. The seven restaurants, reviewed below, first appeared in a Hot Spots article in Good Eating magazine (the SCMP online version is a tad confusing so for full … Continue reading Dining Hotspot – Happy Valley

Dining Hotspot – Sha Tin

From fashionable French to the preferred cuisine of Chinese poets, from playful Seoul food to international classics, there is something for all preferences in Sha Tin. I wrote about seven of these restaurants for SCMP’s Good Eating guide, November issue. Read about them below, or click here for the SCMP online version (no images). My personal favourites of these are Fauchon, Dragon Inn, and Sushi … Continue reading Dining Hotspot – Sha Tin

Caprice – 8 Michelin Stars

1 Night, 3 Chefs, 7 Courses, 8 Michelin Stars! In May, Caprice, is hosting a seven-course dinner, prepared by three talented chefs from three restaurants, for a combined eight Michelin stars. Christian Le Squer (Four Seasons Hotel Georges V, Paris), Fabrice Vulin (Caprice), and Chan Yan Tak (Lung King Heen) have been working on the menu together for months, and each will present diners with multiple … Continue reading Caprice – 8 Michelin Stars

Croque Monsieur: The Lobby (The Peninsula) vs. Main St Deli (The Langham)

Which serves the better Croque Monsieur (the French version of a ham and cheese toasted sandwich), The Lobby or Main St Deli? Click the below to find out, an article recently published in SCMP‘s Food & Wine. Regarding the verdict, an error was introduced in the sub-editing process… the final few words should read… “better quality ham and more of it”, when I said “of it” … Continue reading Croque Monsieur: The Lobby (The Peninsula) vs. Main St Deli (The Langham)