HK Restaurant Round-up: 7 new F&B options include curry on the Peak, Thai food on the beach, coastal Mexican taqueria

In Hong Kong, new restaurant and bar concepts are like hydra’s heads — one dies, and two new ones appear. It can get tedious keeping up with the many new F&B options competing for your attention at any given time, so the Coconuts HK Restaurant Roundup is meant to help you cut through the PR ...

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Ramen Cubism: Traditional noodles and hearty broths meet avant-garde art

Ramen Cubism: Traditional noodles and hearty broths meet avant-garde art

Anyone who’s lived in Hong Kong knows that ramen joints in this city can be a serious hit or miss. Let’s talk pricing first: A hearty bowl of ramen anywhere in the city...

Got beef with wagyu? So did we, until we tried Wagyu Vanne

Got beef with wagyu? So did we, until we tried Wagyu Vanne

Sometimes wagyu beef is a gimmick. Marketers and menu writers love it because it has worldwide name recognition, it comes with a cool backstory (say, did you know that in Japan...

Come to Papi: Italian eatery in Causeway Bay launches new menu (and one great deal)

Come to Papi: Italian eatery in Causeway Bay launches new menu (and one great deal)

The term cucina povera refers to the time-honored Italian tradition of squeezing as much nourishment (and enjoyment) as possible from humble, affordable staples. Born of...

A Farewell to Armagnac: The Old Man’s new Hemingway-themed sister bar offers ‘lightly alcoholic’ cocktails

A Farewell to Armagnac: The Old Man’s new Hemingway-themed sister bar offers ‘lightly alcoholic’ cocktails

When Agung Prabowo, James Tamang, and Roman Ghale opened their Ernest Hemingway-themed house of mixology The Old Man in 2017, it was only a matter of time until the other shoe...

Inside Whisky and Words, a new ‘travel book themed’ Sheung Wan whisky bar

Inside Whisky and Words, a new ‘travel book themed’ Sheung Wan whisky bar

Hong Kong loves its whisky bars and speakeasies — and if you go to enough of them, then you’ll start to notice that a lot of them seem to follow a general formula....

Historic site House 1881, formerly Hullett House, is now home to 5 new dining concepts

Historic site House 1881, formerly Hullett House, is now home to 5 new dining concepts

From steak house to cafe.

Coconuts Hot Spot: New Sai Ying Pun pizzeria Homeslice

Coconuts Hot Spot: New Sai Ying Pun pizzeria Homeslice

“You can’t really have enough good pizza.” — Abraham Lincoln, and other wise men The latest addition to Hong Kong’s growing roster of pizza joints is...

Review: Contemporary Chinese dining at Lane Crawford’s new restaurant, SHÉ

Review: Contemporary Chinese dining at Lane Crawford’s new restaurant, SHÉ

We waded through a cloud of expensive perfume, turned a corner, and there SHÉ was. SHÉ — pronounced “shuh” (from the Chinese character for residence, 舍)...

Belle of the Highball: ThirtySix is a temple to one of drinking’s simple pleasures

Belle of the Highball: ThirtySix is a temple to one of drinking’s simple pleasures

Generally speaking, a highball has only two essential ingredients: a strong spirit, and a weak mixer. Scotch and soda? That’s a highball. Whiskey and coke? That’s a highball...


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