February 27th, 2013 § Comments Off on Chicha § permalink

The menu at Chicha is a sort of crash course in Peruvian cuisine, a greatest hits album offering an easy introduction to ceviche, tiradito, causa, and anticuchos.

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Sijie Sichuan Dishes

January 25th, 2013 § 1 comment § permalink

This beloved Sichuan spot has decamped from its (frankly) sad Lockhart road apartment block berth to a considerably more restaurant-like space in the Bartlock Centre in Causeway Bay. But it hasn’t lost its soul.

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The Bar at Café Gray Deluxe, Upper House

November 26th, 2012 § Comments Off on The Bar at Café Gray Deluxe, Upper House § permalink

This is a bar for grownups.

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Hong Kong: Local Produce and Hello Kitty

March 12th, 2012 § 7 comments § permalink

I was buying milk at the local Park & Shop the other night when something in a display of reduced-priced merchandise caught my eye:

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Hong Kong: Tim Ho Wan

March 10th, 2011 § 6 comments § permalink

The first time I visited Tim Ho Wan I was alone. The friendly bunch next to me was impressed by my ability to put away the pork buns.

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Hong Kong: Martha Sherpa’s Cooking School

August 5th, 2010 § 6 comments § permalink

Martha Sherpa runs a tight ship.

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