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…

Chung Kee Desert Shop Sham Shui Po – It’s Different!

Chung Kee is a crowd tempting desert peddler, famed for it’s concoctions of authentic Cantonese style deserts with some influences from the West. The format is a canteen style, communal table sharing affair with stools as seating and a brightly surroundings. There are multiple branches,…

A Day in Tai Po Eating Arse

Tai Po is one of 18 districts of Hong long’s New Territory’s, and we came here to explore, discover and eat at their famous (well to locals at least) “Tai Po Hui Cooked Food Centre”. It’s akin to Singapore’s hawker style markets and scratches many…

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…

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…

Grand Central Oyster Bar – it’s a living Icon

The Oyster Bar is situated in the lower level of Grand Central Station and for those who care, it has been around since 1913! The station itself is an engineering marvel and people flock here to check it out, it’s a great thing to look at whilst…

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…

Ivan Ramen – The NYC Ramen Guru

Ivan Orkin is a self-confessed Japan nut, having moved to Tokyo shortly after college to live and breath his fascination of the country. There he met his interior designer wife, took on the role as a house-husband, before he became the first American to open…

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…