Can you overlook a violent history for the perfect dosa?

Palak Dosa COCONUTS HOT SPOT - Like most multinational companies, south Indian restaurant superchain Saravana Bhavan does not enjoy an existence free from controversy What it does enjoy, however, is a loyal following of Indian food lovers who couldn’t give a damn that the founder has been found guilty of murdering the husband of a woman he wanted to marry Like I said, controversial Saravana Bhavan...

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Hungry Lawyer: Amigo, the French Restaurant with a Spanish Name Where You Can Dine Like it’s 1979

Easy as ABC: Hong Kong’s renowned fine dining cooked food centre restaurant lives up to the hype

COCONUTS HOT SPOT - I’d long since heard about the legend that is ABC Kitchen – a cooked food centre eatery in Sheung Wan that serves European fare of restaurant quality at...

Easy as ABC: Hong Kong’s renowned fine dining cooked food centre restaurant lives up to the hype

Temple Street’s ‘Asian Fusion’ restaurant – Terrible name, great food

COCONUTS HOT SPOT - Next time you’re dragged to Temple Street Market by some newbie with a penchant for cheap badly-made crap, there’s no need to be so downhearted Take...

Temple Street’s ‘Asian Fusion’ restaurant – Terrible name, great food

Sun King Yuen’s signature Curry Pork Chops keep Hongkongers coming back

COCONUTS HOT SPOT - Nestled among old-fashioned convenience stores, cha chaan tangs and traditional Chinese tenement blocks, Sun King Yuen Curry Restaurant has been a fixture on...

Sun King Yuen’s signature Curry Pork Chops keep Hongkongers coming back

Bistro du Vin: French dining in Kennedy Town with fewer people and lower prices

(L-R) Beef Cheeks, Lamb Shank and Coq du Vin COCONUTS HOT SPOT – Those looking for a cosy French experience in Hong Kong can usually expect to see an extremely overpriced...

Bistro du Vin: French dining in Kennedy Town with fewer people and lower prices

The delicious, unpretentious and affordable Korean fusion of U-Hang

Cheese Rice Cakes (HKD98) COCONUTS HOT SPOT – Walking into Sai Ying Pun’s U-Hang, you might expect overpriced, overly trendy Asian fusion fare (we’re looking at you,...

The delicious, unpretentious and affordable Korean fusion of U-Hang

EAT.it brings authentic and affordable Italian dining to Causeway Bay

COCONUTS HOT SPOT - It’s been a tough few months for Hong Kong chef Gianni Caprioli Business has been slow at his Admiralty restaurant Giando given its proximity to the Occupy...

EAT.it brings authentic and affordable Italian dining to Causeway Bay

Wan Chai’s The Spice House – Authentic Thai food at (almost) authentic prices

Grilled Fish with Thai Spice and Herbs COCONUTS HOT SPOT – Everyone in their right mind loves delicious, cheap Thai food It could be argued, however, that I love it even...

Wan Chai’s The Spice House – Authentic Thai food at (almost) authentic prices

Coconuts does Clockenflap: The ultimate guide to a weekend of music

Going to Clockenflap Of course you are Know who’s playing, when, who’s good, who’s guff Thought not Good job you’ve got Coconuts HK to figure it all out Honestly, the...

Coconuts does Clockenflap: The ultimate guide to a weekend of music

Mrs Pound proves she’s not just a striking face among Hong Kong’s new craze for concepts

The unassuming chop shop frontage of Mrs Pound   COCONUTS HOT SPOT – After reading the gushing five-star review in Time Out in which new Sheung Wan hipster restaurant...

Mrs Pound proves she’s not just a striking face among Hong Kong’s new craze for concepts