High Flying Spanish

Cathay Pacific has recently announced several hotel partnerships to enhance its onboard dining options. One of these is with The Langham Hong Kong and its executive chef, Spanish native, Pedro Samper, to coincide with the launch of a new, direct service to Madrid. Although I have not experienced the dishes onboard a flight to Madrid, I did get to sample some of the dishes at … Continue reading High Flying Spanish

Dining Hotspot – Lai Chi Kok

When asked to do a review of restaurants in Lai Chi Kok for South China Morning Post, I was skeptical, it was not an area known for its dining, but as it turned out this is changing. There are seven restaurants included in the article, Industrial Revolution from the Good Eating guide, covering a range of cuisines. The one that stands out the most for me was the … Continue reading Dining Hotspot – Lai Chi Kok

Hong Kong’s hot Spanish restaurants

Spanish cuisine is well on its way to overtaking French and Italian in the popularity stakes in Hong Kong. Here is a link to my latest BBC Travel post highlighting three new Spanish restaurants and a personal favourite, 22 Ships (new dessert pictured below). I also think that Tapeo has good classic tapas and thought that BCN was great, but recently learnt that the chef has left. Continue reading Hong Kong’s hot Spanish restaurants

A chat with Jason Atherton: his career, his restaurants & his Hong Kong opening

Chef, Jason Atherton, branched out on his own two years ago after having worked for Gordon Ramsay for 11 years, many of those as executive chef at Maze in London. The gamble to be his own boss paid off and he now has thriving restaurants in London, Shanghai, Singapore, and from October, Hong Kong. I sat down with the affable and seemingly humble Atherton for … Continue reading A chat with Jason Atherton: his career, his restaurants & his Hong Kong opening

Tapas in Hong Kong

Below are the links to a copy of last week’s cover story for SCMP’s Food & Wine, introducing five recommended tapas restaurants in Hong Kong. My favourite was BCN, although Boqueira is not yet open and should be good with its New York background, and then of course there is the Jason Atherton opening, 22 Ships, to come in October. The second page has a … Continue reading Tapas in Hong Kong