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

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

Amari Phuket – A Review

Checking In – First Impressions & Facts  My notes, taken in the moment, read — if first impressions are the indication of a stay, my stay at Amari Phuket is going to be great, stunning and tasteful. The stunning began with the spacious lobby with its tasteful decorative art, including the hanging rose light feature from a local artist, creating a Modern Thai ambience. Then … Continue reading Amari Phuket – A Review

Dinner with a chef – Koh Samui

During a week-long visit to Koh Samui in late 2012 I was disappointed with the food, –  I knew there must be authentic Thai food around, but most restaurants I tried were catering to the tourist palate. I mentioned this to the wonderful PR pro, Nicola, when I was arranging a stay at the Four Seasons Resort (divine) on the island, and before I knew … Continue reading Dinner with a chef – Koh Samui