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Restaurant review: rustic Italian at Ee Da Le
  • 13 January 2017

We check out the buzz about this Central venue

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Eating by enclave: Hong Kong's restaurant hot spots
  • 29 December 2016

Here's a guide to the foodies' faves

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Restaurants: Seafood Room a feast for the senses
  • 9 December 2016

This newcomer to the dining scene has quickly become a hot property

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UPDATED: Festive feasting Christmas dinner guide
  • 22 November 2016

Where to find the best holiday-inspired fare or home-delivered feasts

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Restaurant Review: Clipper Lounge Brunch
  • 14 November 2016

A return to an old favourite for brunch for our reviewer – but this time with kids in tow ...

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Which Hong Kong restaurants got Michelin stars?
  • 9 November 2016

Who made the cut for this year's guide?

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Restaurant Review: The Optimist
  • 20 October 2016

This three-floor Spanish restaurant is a culinary – and visual – feast

Chef Chat: Jason Atherton of Aberdeen Street Social
  • 22 September 2016

We caught up with Jason on his latest visit to HK to chat about expat life and his future plans

Restaurant Review: Aqua in TST
  • 18 August 2016

With views to die for and food to match, we think we've found one of our favourite places in Kowloon

Review: Carbone, Italian Restaurant in LKF Tower
  • 12 August 2016

Carbone may just be the most talked about Italian restaurant in Hong Kong, and with a hefty price tag and private dining options we went to find out if it lived up to its reputation.

Hong Kong's Best Bars
  • 29 July 2016

We love the nightlife here in Hong Kong, but with so many bars to choose from, it’s hard to know where to start. Our expert Sarah Richard has picked the best of the bunch, whatever the occasion.

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Where to eat and drink in Repulse Bay
  • 30 June 2016

With the opening of The Pulse food and drink options on the nearest beach from the city just got a lot better

Restaurant Review: Le Pain Quotidien, Lee Tung Avenue
  • 24 June 2016

Think fresh pain au chocolat, healthy salads and cool rustic décor

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Restaurant Review: Metropolitain
  • 2 June 2016

We give you our opinion on the French food at the Metropolitain in Sai Yin Pun

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The best vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Hong Kong
  • 1 March 2016

Veggie or vegan? You don't need to be a health nut to crave the best vegetarian, organic, vegan and raw food in Hong Kong

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New bars in Hong Kong: Mahalo Tiki Lounge, Wan Chai
  • 20 November 2015

Introducing "Bar Talk", our new feature on some of our favourite bars around town!

Thanksgiving in Hong Kong
Where to celebrate Thanksgiving in Hong Kong, 2015
  • 6 November 2015

American or not, none of us need a excuse to eat to our heart's content this Thanksgiving

Restaurant review: Burger Circus in Soho, Central in Hong Kong
  • 19 June 2015

Craving a good burger with fries and milkshake on the side? Scoot on down to Burger Circus in Soho, Central

Nine restaurants for alfresco dining in Hong Kong
  • 15 June 2015

Get outside! Dine under the stars at one of these nine restaurants

Restaurant review: Djiboutii in Wan Chai, Hong Kong
  • 9 June 2015

Nip down to this Moroccan-inspired nightspot for refreshing cocktails and tasty Mediterranean cuisine

Restaurant review: Alchemy at Arbuthnot Road in Central Hong Kong
  • 21 May 2015

Love surprises when it comes to food? Then head down to French restaurant Alchemy, where each dish is a secret.

Stanley markets with French food fair at Le French May celebrations
Food events: Celebrate Le French GourMay in Stanley at this traditional French market
  • 13 May 2015

Les Midi-Pyréneés comes to Stanley for a weekend festival filled with glorious gluttony

Authentic French dining in Soho at Bouchon Bistro, restaurant review for Elgin Street Bistro
French restaurants in Soho: We review Bouchon Bistro Francais
  • 8 May 2015

This intimate Elgin Street bistro is a welcome taste of France in Central

Your calendar: Le French GourMay festival kicks off in Hong Kong
  • 4 May 2015

Cheese, wine, markets, music, and more – embrace your inner Francophile this May!

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Mothers Day ideas: Spa treatments and champagne brunch picks for her special day
  • 30 April 2015

Make Mum’s day by spoiling her with treatment fit for a Queen this year

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Restaurants in Soho and Kowloon: What's making news on the dining scene
  • 21 April 2015

New launches and celebrations of stalwart success are what's hot in Hong Kong dining

Restaurants in Wan Chai: The Pawn
Dining reviews: Steaks and pub-grub at The Pawn Wan Chai
  • 26 March 2015

Brooke Chenoweth puts The Pawn to a taste test for pub food dining

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Reviews: Le Bistro Winebeast is French cuisine at its best in Wan Chai
  • 19 March 2015

Brooke Chenoweth visits Wan Chai's tiny 10-seater French bistro

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Food: Our taste guide to Easter brunch restaurants for that perfect buffet or a la carte menu
  • 10 March 2015

Do away with the traditional hotel brunch buffet this Easter and head to one of these four restaurants

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Restaurants and food news: HK’s best new BBQ, whiskey bars, Cantonese restaurants and more
  • 18 February 2015

Discover what’s making headlines on the Hong Kong foodie scene this month

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British restaurants in Hong Kong: We review Gordon Ramsay's Bread Street Kitchen
  • 28 January 2015

Brooke Chenoweth takes on a foodie hunt for authentic British in LKF at Gordon Ramsey's British winner, BSK

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British restaurants in Hong Kong: We review Jason Atherton’s 22 Ships
  • 15 January 2015

Emi Finch heads to the “practically local” tapas restaurant in Wan Chai

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Recently redesigned Park Lane Hotel Hong Kong gets a facelift for the new year
  • 7 January 2015

We visit Park Lane GM Luc Bollen for a glimpse into the new hotel upgrades for 2015

Restaurant review: Town in Causeway Bay in Hong Kong
  • 19 December 2014

Kate Farr heads to Causeway Bay's new dining spot, Town

Restaurant review: Sheung Wan’s Upper Modern Bistro in Hong Kong by Michelin star chef Philippe Orrico
  • 19 November 2014

Brooke Chenoweth visits Upper Modern Bistro for day dining in this month’s taste test

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Restaurants review: Soho restaurant Ho Lee Fook blends traditional Cantonese cuisine with Australian and European influences
  • 16 October 2014

Elgin St restaurant from Chef Jowett Yu is a winner on the new fusion restaurants scene

Asian fusion/pub grub Gordon Ramsay new restaurant arrives in Lan Kwai Fong Hong Kong
New Gordon Ramsay restaurant Bread Street Kitchen launch in Hong Kong
  • 18 September 2014

EL was a part of the media melee surrounding the launch of Gordon Ramsay’s first venture in Asia

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Harbour City La Locanda is more than pizza: Our review of the Italian restaurant buffet
  • 29 August 2014

Karl Woodbury heads to the Harbour City waterfront to sample yummy Italian buffet filled with pizza, pasta, dessert and more

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Food news: New restaurants guide, coffee, booking app, art, grocery, beer and more
  • 21 August 2014

EL discovers what’s news on the Hong Kong dining and foodie scene

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Hong Kong Restaurant Week 2014 booking starts now! More than 80 restaurants with special menus participating
  • 28 July 2014

Get your grub on with Restaurant Week’s 10-day August dining event from DiningCity

Discovery Bay Hong Kong restaurants Figos on D'Deck oceanfront dining from Castelo Concepts
Restaurants: EL reviews new Discovery Bay neighborhood eatery Figos
  • 24 July 2014

Father-daughter team Karl & Sophia Woodbury review Figos, the new waterside restaurant at DB's DDeck

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Restaurant review: New restaurant Toro Latin Steak House & Gastro Bar in Kowloon
  • 18 June 2014

Karl Woodbury samples one of Kowloon’s new restaurants in this month’s The Taste Test

Mother’s Day: 8 different restaurant cuisines for Mother’s Day brunch, lunch, and dinner
  • 5 May 2014

8 great Mother’s Day menus to keep Mummy Dearest feeling marvelous

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Restaurant review: Cafe Bord de Mer, Auberge
  • 24 April 2014

Claire Locking reviews Discovery Bay seaside restaurant for a taste of their Sunday brunch

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Restaurants: 10 great private kitchens in Hong Kong
  • 15 April 2014

Part one in our roundup of best speakeasy dining in Hong Kong

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Restaurants design: We profile expat Anita Lopez of Dining Concepts
  • 17 March 2014

We meet Anita Lopez, the creative brains behind the restaurant design of many of Hong Kong’s most popular and impressive-looking restaurants.

Restaurant review: La Vache in Soho, Central
  • 30 January 2014

Claire Locking checks out the newest arrival in Hong Kong's own Franco enclave at the top of Peel Street

Restaurant review: Fish & Meat in Wyndham Mansions, Hong Kong
  • 20 January 2014

Claire Locking checks out this new restaurant just off Wyndham Street where simplicity is key

Christmas dining deals at 8 top Hong Kong restaurants
  • 13 December 2013

We've been as hard at work as Santa's Elves tracking down the tastiest festive brunch, lunch and dinner menus

Restaurant review: K-Town on Forbes Street, Hong Kong
  • 21 November 2013

We tuck into ribs and more at this new spot on a leafy side street in Kennedy Town

Restaurant review: Souvla on D'Aguilar Street, Hong Kong
  • 21 November 2013

Claire Locking reviews one of the city's first authentic Greek restaurants

Restaurant review: Duddell's in Central, Hong Kong
  • 21 November 2013

Billed as one of Hong Kong’s current must-visit restaurants, we find out if this spot in the Shanghai Tang mansion lives up to its reputation

Restaurant review: Il Milione on Harcourt Road
  • 7 October 2013

Claire Locking samples one Michelin-starred chef Marco Gubbiotti’s fare at this fine dining restaurant in Central

Restaurant review: Chachawan
  • 30 September 2013

Claire Locking checks out the new launch at the increasingly trendy end of Hollywood Road in Sheung Wan

Six of the best steak houses in Hong Kong
  • 6 September 2013

Hong Kong seems to have become a city of carnivores of late with several meaty ventures joining the dining scene

Restaurant review: Carnevino on Queen’s Road, Hong Kong
  • 6 September 2013

We sample Mario Batali’s latest restaurant Carnevino to find out if the worldwide reputation of his renowned LA steakhouse can be replicated right here in Hong Kong

Restaurant review: Armani/Privé on Connaught Road, Hong Kong
  • 4 August 2013

One of Hong Kong's most glamorous nightspots, it was with surprise that we were invited to visit this Central club during daylight hours to sample their new summer White Saturdays brunch

Restaurant review: Pierre at Mandarin Oriental on Connaught Road, Hong Kong
  • 4 August 2013

Claire Locking samples the new summer tasting menu in the 25th-floor dining room of this Central restaurant

Hong Kong Restaurant Week 2013: Three leading chefs share what it means to them
  • 26 July 2013

Eat, drink and be merry with exclusive menus at the city's top restaurants from 5 to 11 August

Restaurant review: L'altro on Queen’s Road, Hong Kong
  • 26 July 2013

Claire Locking samples the fare at this modern Italian fine-dining restaurant in Central

Restaurant review: Mayta on Lan Kwai Fong, Hong Kong
  • 17 June 2013

Claire Locking samples a blend of Japanese and South American cuisines at this trendy new Hong Kong restaurant

Last-minute ideas for Father's Day this Sunday 16 June 2013
  • 11 June 2013

Still not made a reservation or bought a gift for Father’s Day? From cooking classes to Hong Kong's best restaurants that are still taking bookings, we've got it covered

Restaurant review: La Marmite in Soho, Hong Kong
  • 7 June 2013

We taste test the only French bistro across Hong Kong and Macau to receive a Bib Gourmand award from Michelin

Restaurant review: Iberico and Co. on Shelley Street, Hong Kong
  • 7 June 2013

Gastro railway chic? Claire Locking samples the fare at The Enoteca Group’s latest opening in Soho, Central

Restaurant review: Harrington's on Lan Kwai Fong, Hong Kong
  • 28 May 2013

We sample the fare at this new breed of gastro pub in Hong Kong, and the latest offering from Castelo Concepts

12 awesome alfresco eateries in Hong Kong
  • 28 May 2013

Kick back and enjoy ocean views and coastal breezes at these gorgeous restaurants and cafés from Mid-levels to New Territories

Restaurant review: Wild Grass on Arbuthnot Road, Hong Kong
  • 13 May 2013

Claire Locking samples 'nose to tail' fare at this new restaurant overlooking the back of the Central Police Station

Restaurant review: Sal Curioso at 32 Wyndham Street, Hong Kong
  • 8 May 2013

This new restaurant offers something totally new to the almost saturated Wyndham Street dining scene

Restaurant review: Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurant and Market at the Peak, Hong Kong
  • 8 May 2013

Inside Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. – the only casual restaurant chain based on a film (yes, Forrest Gump!) – we feel transported to American in the 60s

Restaurant review: Bistro du Vin in Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
  • 30 April 2013

This latest French restaurant to hit Davis Street aims to offer rustic, home-style provincial cuisine

Restaurant review: St Betty in Central, Hong Kong
  • 23 April 2013

We sample this IFC restaurant's recently launched new dinner menu, with a side serving of some of the best harbour views in Hong Kong

Restaurant review: Laris on Wyndham Street, Hong Kong
  • 23 April 2013

Did this new fine-dining restaurant on Wyndham Street survive the taste test?

Restaurant review: Ammo on Justice Drive, Hong Kong
  • 19 April 2013

We pull up a velvet upholstered chair at this hot new Admiralty restaurant, located in the Asia Society Hong Kong Center