The Hungry Lawyer: Laos Sisombath, a slice of the Lao countryside in Hong Kong

More than twenty-one years ago while slowly floating down the Mekong on a repurposed barge in Southern Laos, I made the decision to move to Asia. Six months later, I was in Seoul working in the largest law firm in Korea, and a few years after that I moved to Hong Kong. I have been ...

Food guides & features

Is rum the new gin? Hong Kong Rum Festival returns with beefed up presence and following

Is rum the new gin? Hong Kong Rum Festival returns with beefed up presence and following

The Hong Kong Rum Festival is back. This time around (its fifth run), there are over 150 rums on display, plus some of the world’s best-known rum distilleries and...

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

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,...

Nine Hong Kong restaurants join Asia’s 50 best restaurants

Nine Hong Kong restaurants join Asia’s 50 best restaurants

Hong Kong (and Asia in general for that matter) is a foodie’s paradise, so it comes as no surprise that nine Hong Kong venues have made it to the list of Asia’s...

What’s on at Taste of Hong Kong this weekend

What’s on at Taste of Hong Kong this weekend

Mango rice pudding, Iberico ham and chicken biryani. These are just some of the tasty dishes to enjoy at Taste of Hong Kong, the city’s premier food festival which opens...

Best craft beer spots in Hong Kong: Local beers, hoppy IPAs, and one-stop bottle shops

Best craft beer spots in Hong Kong: Local beers, hoppy IPAs, and one-stop bottle shops

Hongkongers love their beer. We drink it in bars, on the streets of Lan Kwai Fong, at outdoor dai pai dongs, with our hotpot, and we even run with it when the world’s...

Salsa, brunch, and steak dinners: Some not-so-traditional events over Chinese New Year

Salsa, brunch, and steak dinners: Some not-so-traditional events over Chinese New Year

Still haven’t figured out what to do for Chinese New Year? Fear not, because we here at Coconuts HK have compiled a handy list of events from parties to dance classes to...

Filipino fusion food by Nicco Santos pop-up at Mrs Pound for two nights only

Filipino fusion food by Nicco Santos pop-up at Mrs Pound for two nights only

When Nicco Santos opened Hey Handsome in Manila in 2016, he described the restaurant as “a passion project” and “basically an extension of me”. With its...

‘Table for two please’: Where to eat for Valentine’s Day in Hong Kong

‘Table for two please’: Where to eat for Valentine’s Day in Hong Kong

The end of January is near, which means that there isn’t much time left to book that table for two for Valentine’s Day. If you’re the unfortunate man (or woman)...

Opening with a bang: FUMI brings modern-authentic Japanese cuisine to Central

Opening with a bang: FUMI brings modern-authentic Japanese cuisine to Central

The grand opening of FUMI started with a bang last week, as guests got their first taste of the new venue’s modern-authentic Japanese cuisine, together with a few treats...


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