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Oct 25, 2021
2-starred ARBOR's Nordic-Japanese autumn tasting menu by Chef Eric Raty
I always find it such a treat to come back to Arbor, a restaurant that remains dear to my heart for all the wonderful anniversary and...
Mar 10, 2021
The Club Escape Staycation at Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong
[For details of the limited-time staycation package, scroll to the bottom of this post] As the place where Jon and I had our first date...
Jan 21, 2021
[Hong Kong] Fabulous lunch at Michelin-starred L'Envol by Olivier Elzer
Lunch at 1-starred L’Envol (“flight”) was a soaring rendition of modern French gastronomy at its finest 😉 Before I go into the food...
Jan 15, 2021
[Hong Kong] Where to eat this Valentine's Day
If you're at a loss for ideas on where to eat out (or eat in) this Valentine's Day, here's a list of Hong Kong restaurants doing special...
Dec 24, 2019
[Hong Kong] Causeway Bay Restaurant Guide
Now onto Causeway Bay - the district full of hot pot, Japanese food and tons of other hidden gems that don't make it to the mainstream....
Dec 18, 2019
[Macau] Michelin Gala Dinner 2020: 7 courses by 7 legendary chefs
Last night marked the fourth annual Michelin Gala dinner, this time with the theme of Sustainability in Motion. The event was held at the...
Dec 18, 2019
Full restaurant list: Results of 2020 Michelin Guide Hong Kong Macau revealed
Yesterday saw the anticipated reveal of Michelin-awarded restaurants for the 2020 Michelin Guide Hong Kong Macau at City of Dreams,...
Sep 27, 2019
[Hong Kong] Contemporary French fine dining at 2-Michelin-starred Écriture
Located in the 26/F penthouse of arts and culture destination H Queen’s, Écriture is a contemporary French restaurant led by Maxime...
Sep 19, 2019
[Hong Kong] Edible Stories menu by Chef Vicky Lau at 1-Michelin-starred Tate Dining Room
This was my first time visiting Tate Dining Room & Bar since it relocated from Elgin Street to Hollywood Road, and this time, I came to...
Sep 6, 2019
[Hong Kong] The Chosen "8" omakase dinner at WHISK, The Mira Hotel TST
Last Friday night, I headed over to Tsim Sha Tsui after work to check out the the seasonal eight-course omakase menu by Chef Oliver Li at...
Aug 15, 2019
[Shanghai] Gorgeous wines and innovative European gastronomy at Napa Wine Bar & Kitchen
Located within Bund 22, a century-old structure along the Huangpu River, Napa Wine Bar & Kitchen is a charming little fine dining...
Dec 27, 2018
AULIS: Simon Rogan's chef's table & development kitchen concept comes to Hong Kong
Last week, I was one of the few lucky guests to experience AULIS Hong Kong's first service in their slick new 12-seater chef's table...
Dec 25, 2018
Restaurant Uwe: creative, seasonal and ingredients-focused cuisine
For over a year, I've wanted check out Uwe, renowned chef Uwe Opocensky's eponymous restaurant located in Sheung Wan. And I'm glad I...
Apr 28, 2018
Arbor: Premium Japanese Ingredients & French Finesse by Executive Chef Eric Raty
Created and led by Chef de Cuisine Eric Räty (prev. Café Gray Deluxe in The Upper House), Arbor is the newest contender to shake up Hong...
Feb 19, 2018
Delicious Hawaiian-infused modern fine dining at Town by Chef Bryan Nagao
Word on the TOWN is that there's a restaurant tucked away in the bustling heart of Causeway Bay that serves up an innovative blend of...
Jan 15, 2018
Restaurant Petrus at the Island Shangri-La: Gorgeous seasonal fare by chef Ricardo Chaneton
After a veritable shit storm of a week (and overall 2018 so far), I finally experienced something that made me hopeful for the new year....
Nov 12, 2017
[Bangkok] Restaurant Sühring, an Out-of-this-World Experience of Modern German Cuisine
The last time I was here, I was solo tripping to Bangkok for a weekend and sat at the counter facing the kitchen. The Sühring brothers...
Aug 16, 2017
[New York] Peter Luger: Legendary 1 Michelin Starred New York Steakhouse in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
A few key things to know about Peter Luger first: 1) Book at least a month ahead for seats during an ideal dinner time i.e. 7:30pm. I...
May 18, 2017
[Hong Kong] Rech by Alain Ducasse at InterContinental Hong Kong
As the first international outpost of celebrated chef & restaurateur Alain Ducasse’s lauded seafood restaurant in Paris, the new location...
Apr 23, 2017
[Hong Kong] Weekend Wine Lunch at 2 Michelin-starred Amber, Mandarin Oriental Landmark
Admittedly, I frequent a lot of nice restaurants on my travels, but when I'm back in Hong Kong, I almost always crave hearty, home...