With so many new restaurants opening in Hong Kong every year, one sometimes overlooks the old favourites that outlive their competitors. Isola is one of these, and definitely should not be forgotten based on the sumptuous lunch I enjoyed there yesterday. It's simple but elegant, Italian food done well plus right now has a white truffle menu on offer, which would have been rude not to try... Along with the more traditional truffle tagliatelle dishes, there is this one picture
This has been on my "to eat" list for a while now having heard many rave reviews, however I would have gone there far sooner had I realised it was the takeaway version of my favourite Yardbird, named accordingly as this is the day that the restaurant closes. There's nowhere to sit, bar a few beer crates on the pavement, in what is essentially an off licence. Indeed, the impassioned server enlightened me on Sunday's Grocery's intentions: to provide top notch food as well as ge
When you're pregnant and feeling faint, possibly due to low iron levels, you can visit your doctor to discuss taking supplements, OR you can visit Steak Frites and feast on their dry aged meat. I know what I would rather, and last Monday, I did just that. I have long been a fan of this chain whose burger restaurant was recently listed, and justly so as far as I am concerned, under the new "Street Food" category in the 2016 Michelin Guide. This is different from a star FYI...
It’s a bold statement to make but yesterday’s private lunch at Pomegranate may just well have been one of the finest I have enjoyed of late, possibly given the chef’s and my own penchant for combining Mediterranean cuisine with Asian spices but also due to THAT tart... This was not my first encounter with the restaurant kitchen whose Lebanese owner started a private kitchen in her HK apartment before taking over the current airy space in Wong Chuk Hang for private events and
Last Sunday we brunched at the new branch of Elephant Grounds in Wong Chuk Hang. This bright and airy warehouse space has lots of room for children to roam around with a limited but decent menu including Korean fried chicken (pictured below), chargrilled romaine Caesar salad and avocado toast, all reasonably priced at around $80 a dish. We would have preferred to eat from plates rather than takeaway boxes but hey... The coffee selection is also impressive, including the a la