Ronin Hong Kong

It took me a while to get around to Ronin. It’s the new hot spot. The same team behind the hipster-mecca Yardbird, opened this culinary hidden gem in the streets of Sheung Wan. Perhaps I was blinded by the wonderfulness that of its’ bigger sister, Yardbird, which I have been to many times, but failed to blog … Continue reading

The Salted Pig

The pig has always been one of my favorite animals to eat; there’s just so much variety that comes out of a pig. Obviously then, when I heard about The Salted Pig‘s recent opening in Hong Kong, I knew I had to try it. A casual eatery near Sheung Wan station, clients eat in wooden and … Continue reading

Tim’s Kitchen

Located on Sheung Wan’s Jervois road, this private-kitchen has made an international name for itself (along with 2-Michelin stars). Chef Tim Lai, former head chef of Hang Seng Bank, opened this very busy classical Cantonese restaurant; a style which is very hard to find in its most traditional form and very tasty as well.  I … Continue reading

How can you leave Hong Kong without having Dim Sum 點心?

Dim sum 點心 is a Cantonese term that involves small individual portions of food, usually served in a small steamer basket or on a small plate. Going for dim sum is usually known in Cantonese as going to “drink tea” (yum cha, 飲茶). The word yum cha, is also the name of Adeline Grattard’s restaurant in Paris, which is fitting … Continue reading

Sushi One 一壽司

For my last night in Hong Kong, before I jet off to cold Paris, I didn’t want anything fancy, just good food; and I knew that knowing my lazy self, I wouldn’t eat fish for a while, mostly just meat in Paris especially after coming back late nights from school and the upcoming internship- so … Continue reading

Chuk Yuen Seafood Restaurant 竹園

Chuk Yuen Seafood Restaurant 竹園 has been around for a very long time, with a second branch in Tsim Sha Tsui on Kowloon side. My parents have been going to this restaurant for more than 20 years and I probably have been going since I was 5. This is a local seafood restaurant that serves … Continue reading


I haven’t had proper Italian food in a really long time, especially living in Paris where I’ve just immersed myself in French cuisine. I think it’s been more than 6 months, and for me, that’s a really long time. Sadly, I’ve only realized this now but that’s probably why when my friends suggested Cecconi’s, I … Continue reading