Guo Fu Lou – Michelin Star Delights in Hong Kong

Guo Fu Lou aims to serve up exquisite Cantonese fare that isn’t intricate or complex, but well cooked ingredient-led classics. The decor here is on the more formal side of formal, with instructions to turn up in your glad rags, “business casual”, it says on their…

Yung Kee HK – Roast Goose Heaven?

Yung Kee started off as a humble dai pai dong 1938 and sold enough roast meat to have it’s own restaurant from 1942. The premises were destroyed by a Japanese air raid in World War II before they reopened on Wellington Street in Central have been there ever…

Little Bao HK – It Was Worth The Wait!

After 3 years of waiting, I finally made it to May Chow’s Little Bao in the Central Part of Hong Kong. She is a modern pioneer of the culinary world by meshing together an American Diner style with a modern Asian twist. It doesn’t stop there…

Din Tai Fung Silvercord Hong Kong – Dumpling Royalty?

Din Tai Fung was founded in 1958 by Yang Bingy and I’ve heard are the reigning authority of Xiao long bao, those famous steamed dumplings filled with seasoned pork & ripping hot soup, usually served with a condiment of ginger vinegar. There are a variety of techniques…

Mission Chinese – NYC – Disruptive Chinese Food?

In 2012 Korean-American Chef/drummer Danny Bowien from Oklahoma City opens Mission Chinese in NYC. He brings Sichuan Chinese food which he discovered in his mid 20’s post culinary-school, whilst cheffing in San Fran.  He was instantly intrigued by the cuisine, especially since he found it hard to decode it ingredients, the flavours and how…

Lío Ibiza – I got bills to pay!

Coming to the shimmering, shiny Lío was a feast for the eyes, from the very moment you walk into the venue. Our beautiful greeter, takes us into the glamorous space which doubles up as a cabaret restaurant overlooking to sea. We’re located right by the port full…

Craft Steak MGM Grand Las Vegas – delectable beefy heaven

Craft Steak Las Vegas was launched in 2002 and it quickly became a beef lovers heaven with ‘James Beard award-winning’ chef Tom Colicchio Craftsteak at the stove, they have received a AAA Four Diamond rating, 3 Stars from Forbes and Best of Award of Excellence…

Mama San Bali – she didn’t spank me!

Mama San is an antiquated term that refers to a woman of authority in a geisha house or drinking holes in South East Asia – I salut this woman and I have no idea why Chef Will Meyrick & Palm Amatawet named their restaurant this. Perhaps…

FOC Off!

FOC Restaurant in Singapore was launched in September 2014 with the mission to bring us diners an experience of contemporary Catalonian cuisine with a forward thinking craft cocktail menu. It’s a partnership between Catalonian chef-restaurateur Nandu Jubany who owns Can Jubay (Michelin star’d for over 20 years), local chef…

Candlenut – Singapore – Peranakan Cuisine

Peranakan Cuisine is the distinctive cooking from the interplay of Chinese ingredients and Malay/Indonesian spices along with the techniques. The style is born from Chinese immigrants who settled in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia in the early 15 hundreds. Staple ingredients include coconut milk, galangal, candlenuts (I assume this…