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A Recipe for Recovery

“It’s easy to become sarcastic hearing ‘sustainability’ all the time but the  truth is, sustainability, is the bare minimum needed. The future needs to be based in recovery and reclamation,” chef Darren MacLean. For a restaurant’s longevity, and the planet’s, a culinary shift is needed. Additionally, what is being served to diners now and what will be served in the future will by necessity need to evolve. For … Continue reading A Recipe for Recovery

Hot Spots – Sham Shui Po

So many great choices for a memorable dining experience in this super old neighbourhood including the 7 I picked, based on personal visits, for this article in SCMP’s Good Eating guide. From on-trend independent cafes to Japanese eateries and dai pai dongs to handmade noodle and wonton shops. Click here to read more. Continue reading Hot Spots – Sham Shui Po

The future of fine dining

With an increasing global focus on eating sustainably and environmentally consciously, more diners are turning to alternative, and, in some cases, unusual, protein sources. This allows them to indulge and feel guilt-free about doing so. This is leading to more fine-dining chefs presenting creative dishes that showcase non-processed alternatives, from completely plant-based to more ‘meaty’ protein options, such as insects. To read more about the … Continue reading The future of fine dining

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

Interview: Bonnae Gokson

Interviewing style icon, Bonnae Gokson, was a true pleasure. Passionate and creative, and with high attention to detail, she spoke about creating an ambience that resulted in the South China Morning Post’s 100 Top Tables 2020 Best Ambience award for Sevva. Running the venue like a five-star hotel – she has curated every single element, from the smallest to the largest. Click here to learn … Continue reading Interview: Bonnae Gokson

Dining Hotspot – Tai Kwun

I write the Hot Spots article for SCMP’s Good Eating Guide every issue and mostly I link it directly to the online version. This time however, I am including the original text below. Tai Kwun, an arts and heritage centre, occupying the former Central Police Station, is home to an interesting selection of restaurants, as is neighbouring Old Bailey Street. Aaharn Aaharn provides an exemplary … Continue reading Dining Hotspot – Tai Kwun