First Look: Oh My Goose!, quick and casual Cantonese barbecue bowls at Langham Place

Oh My Goose! certainly has that contemporary branding thing going on — the hot pink, neon light fixture bearing its name and goose logo shines brightly among the stalls that line Mongkok’s Langham Place Food Court. It’s hard to miss.  Get a little closer and you’ll see that it’s hawking familiar wares, though: Cuts of barbecue ...

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

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 solid...

Picada: Pan-Latin restaurant in Lan Kwai Fong rolls out solid new dishes and drinks

Picada: Pan-Latin restaurant in Lan Kwai Fong rolls out solid new dishes and drinks

Picada, which bills itself as the city’s first pan-Latin restaurant and bar, has revamped its menu for the summertime, with dishes that take inspiration from the cuisines...

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

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...

The Hungry Lawyer: Sushi Saito arrives in Hong Kong

The Hungry Lawyer: Sushi Saito arrives in Hong Kong

Sushi Saito in Tokyo is a three Michelin starred sushi bar ranked twenty-sixth in Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants for 2018. None other than Joël Robuchon once declared Sushi Saito...

The Hungry Lawyer: Alvy’s for Good Pizza with a Local Flair

The Hungry Lawyer: Alvy’s for Good Pizza with a Local Flair

Alvy’s, named for the character Alvy Singer in Woody Allen’s Annie Hall, intends to evoke the feel of a neighborhood New York pizza and beer joint. With its sourdough pizza...

The Hungry Lawyer: Sha Tin 18 for Peking Duck, Dongguan Specialties and Relaxation

The Hungry Lawyer: Sha Tin 18 for Peking Duck, Dongguan Specialties and Relaxation

On February 11, 2009, the first international hotel opened in Hong Kong’s New Territories in the form of the Hyatt Regency Shatin. Nine years later, I finally made it there, not...

The Hungry Lawyer: Beat a Path to Beet on Kau U Fong

The Hungry Lawyer: Beat a Path to Beet on Kau U Fong

Beets, that pedestrian staple of East European cookery, are having something of a moment at the moment. No longer confined to your grandmother’s borscht, health gurus tout the...

The Hungry Lawyer: Aziza, the Family Run Egyptian Restaurant in Kennedy Town

The Hungry Lawyer: Aziza, the Family Run Egyptian Restaurant in Kennedy Town

Much has been written about the burgeoning restaurant scene in rapidly gentrifying Kennedy Town. Personally, I find many of the restaurants in the area to be more of the same...

The Hungry Lawyer: the Grassroots Pantry, its beef-less burgers and popcorn ‘chicken’

The Hungry Lawyer: the Grassroots Pantry, its beef-less burgers and popcorn ‘chicken’

I was a vegetarian for three years, spanning my graduation from university and the beginning of law school. I had decided to question the assumption that eating meat is a...


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