2019 Michelin Guide HK results announced; 6 venues added to list of starred restaurants

Notwithstanding the fact that our Coconuts crew held a panel discussion just a couple weeks ago to dissect the merit of “best of” lists and food guides — people are, no... Read on

Dragonfly, designer Ashley Sutton’s latest dreamlike, Art Nouveau bar opens in Hong Kong’s Tai Kwun Arts

Tai Kwun Arts Centre has another dining and drinking destination to offer Hong Kong. The heritage building in Central is the home of the... Read on

Thanksgiving dinners 2018: Here’s where to stuff your face with turkey and all the fixings this year

Thanksgiving is just a little over a week away — and that means it’s already time to prep for the dinner ahead. In Hong Kong,... Read on

Review: Bitters and Sweets’ new classed-up cheeseburger, fries, and spiked milkshake set

Sleek upholstery and dimmed, ambient lighting hanging from high ceilings — with this design and set up, Bitters and Sweets looks more like the... Read on

Iconic restaurant from In the Mood for Love to move premises

It’s a blow for locals and cinephiles alike. Citing the high cost of renting their Causeway Bay location, the Goldfinch Restaurant, made famous by... Read on

Hong Kong dim sum favorite faces uncertain future

Impatient diners crowd around carts of steaming dim sum steered by fierce “trolley aunties” at Hong Kong’s Lin Heung Tea House, one of the... Read on

Argentinian steak house Gaucho now has a British Sunday Roast dinner — but is it any good?

Gaucho is a steak house, yes, but it’s always been known as an Argentinian steak house — most customers who post shots of their meals across... Read on

LKF favorite Lily and Bloom to close after eight years

Popular bar and restaurant Lily and Bloom is calling it a day after eight years. The Wyndham Street bar, which sells American-style food and... Read on

Hong Kong craft breweries boycott Beertopia over cost surge, ‘commercialization’ concerns

In a blow to Hong Kong’s biggest annual craft beer festival, the majority of the city’s craft breweries have opted not to participate in... Read on

Peep this: Cake shop Vive marks its anniversary with these special unicorn-themed desserts

Cake boutique Vive, best known for its fun, whimsical pastel cake designs, is celebrating its third birthday with… you got it — cake. The bakery, whose... Read on

Another one of America’s cult burger behemoths, Five Guys, is coming to Hong Kong

Following the opening of Shake Shack in the IFC Mall earlier this year, we’re now getting news that another one of America’s cult favorite burger... Read on

First look: The new ‘wallet-friendly set lunch’ at Tipsy in Tai Hang

Tai Hang is just a stone’s throw away from Causeway Bay’s busy shopping district, and the pleasantly quiet, laid-back neighborhood is already known to have a... Read on

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5 Minutes With: Famed Hong Kong Bartender John Ng

He’s known for his offbeat, unique cocktails, such as Wellington Treasure — a drink that uses “goose fat washed vermouth” to simulate the mouthfeel of Chinese roast goose — and regularly lands on best bartender lists. He made his name at Hong Kong’s Wyndham The 4th bar and has...

Best hidden bars in Hong Kong: Speakeasies, gin parlors, and jazz clubs

Whatever your choice of poison, there is a bar for everyone — from the loud and bustling streets of Lan Kwai Fong to the lively craft beer joints of Kowloon. And, of course, there’s always that category of clandestine speakeasies to class things up. Here at Coconuts, we’re still kind...

A taste of the south pacific at Honi Honi Tiki Cocktail Lounge

The Hong Kong Observatory raised the first hot weather warning of the year last week. Extreme weather is back to test the human spirit, and we’re pushing back with… fruit-flavored cocktails and tiki terraces. World Cocktail Day is coming up soon (May 13), followed by the Hong Kong Rum Festival (June 2-3), so we guess ’tis the...

Coconuts Hong Kong Food & Drink

We cannot stress this enough: it is absolutely not an exaggeration to say that Hongkongers are obsessed with food. How could we not be, with our humble but delicious cha chaan teng fare (which we maintain is the original and best fusion food), vast array of world-class international cuisine, and perhaps most importantly, dim sum that truly touches the heart? Here, people live to eat, rather than eat to live. With that in mind, it’s hardly surprising that the Coconuts Hong Kong Food & Drink section is always pretty popular. In this section, you’ll find all the latest foodie news (i.e. restaurant openings, special deals, guest chefs, etc) under our Food Buzz tag. Over in the straightforwardly named Food Guides & Features tag, you’re spoiled for choice: we’ve got a breakdown of the city’s best vegetarian and vegan eats, tips on how to make the most of hairy crab season, an insider’s guide to Korean specialties in Tsim Sha Tsui’s thriving K-Town, and a feature on the weirdest food you can find in Hong Kong. Under Restaurant Reviews, you can either check out our in-depth, feature-length Coconuts Critic’s Tables reviews on restaurants both old and new, or skim the hot recommendations on hidden local gems and buzzy new eateries via Coconuts Hot Spots. We also cover nightlife in Hong Kong here, whether we’re talking about great club nights, brilliant band showcases, a happy hour you simply cannot pass up, or a listicle of the best parties this season. Dig in, Coconauts!