Category Archives: Restaurant Review

Healthy Summer Dining Experience

Even though we all live and breathe on this blue planet, why do some go to bed hungry while others suffer from obesity? To put this phenomenon into context, almost 1 billion (yes, with a ‘b’) people face hunger every day, when 1.5 … Continue reading

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Char Siu aka Barbequed Pork

Being born in this weird and wonderful city of Hong Kong means I have grown up eating and loving a lot of Cantonese dishes, and many have evolved over time to become our very own staples. Char Siu (or Cha … Continue reading

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Happy Cow Makes Happy Steaks

As industrialisation has forever changed the way we produce food, generations of farmers have tried to boost livestock production through breeding and feeds to shorten growth cycles, getting more meat to the market to feed the increasing population. Unfortunately, there … Continue reading

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On Top of Pizza

I am a certified Italophile when it comes to food, and pizza is definitely near the top of my list. It fills empty stomachs, lifts the spirits and occasionally mends the broken hearts. “I love my pizza so much, in fact, that I … Continue reading

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Sawadika – Greetings from Thailand

Apologies for the lack of updates, but when you are travelling around the Land of Smiles (and probably more appropriately, the Land of Food), all the culinary distractions makes it hard for one to sit down and write. There is … Continue reading

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Brunch Around the World II: The Boathouse

On a hot summer weekend, seaside brunch is exactly what we need. And fortunate for us there are so many beautiful beaches around Hong Kong, and great restaurants along them. Stanley is probably top of the list for me. Although … Continue reading

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Private Kitchen I: Chôm Chôm

Private kitchens have become an important part of the dining scene in Hong Kong. These speakeasy-like restaurants, usually hidden in commerical/residential buildings, first popped up years ago as a way for chefs to open a restaurant without dealing with high commercial rents. They have long … Continue reading

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