The Hungry Lawyer: Kakure, beautiful Japanese food in the heart of Central

Back in 2017, I wrote a piece on Terroir Parisien and its occupation of the windowless space in the Prince’s Building formerly home to Maxim’s cavernous Canteen. Though I tend to be generous and like to write about places that I like, it was a decidedly middling review. Thus, when Terroir closed, I was curious ...

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The Hungry Lawyer: Seorae, a mid-range alternative for Korean barbecue in Hong Kong

The Hungry Lawyer: Seorae, a mid-range alternative for Korean barbecue in Hong Kong

Don’t take it from me — Seorae’s global website describes Seorae as an “authentic Korean BBQ restaurant where you can have valuable dining experiences with charcoal...

The Hungry Lawyer: Guo Fu Lou, upscale Cantonese food at The Murray

The Hungry Lawyer: Guo Fu Lou, upscale Cantonese food at The Murray

Guo Fu Lou is the Michelin one-starred Cantonese restaurant from the Fook Lam Moon group, which moved to a stand-alone pavilion at the Murray Hotel on Cotton Tree Drive when it...

Crazy Like a (Mr. & Mrs.) Fox: Quarry Bay ‘chophouse’ excels at large-format meats

Crazy Like a (Mr. & Mrs.) Fox: Quarry Bay ‘chophouse’ excels at large-format meats

Right around the time Mr. & Mrs. Fox was entering its fourth year of operation, its management was beginning to feel like the Quarry Bay eatery was suffering from a bit of an...

The Hungry Lawyer: Birdie at H Code does great yakitori, but you’ve got to order selectively

The Hungry Lawyer: Birdie at H Code does great yakitori, but you’ve got to order selectively

The recently opened Birdie is the latest offering from Hong Kong’s 298 Nikuya group and adds to its collection of meat-themed Japanese restaurants. This one is a yakitori...

Man Hing: Greater China Club’s Cantonese restaurant is now serving ‘nostalgic’ Guangdong cuisine

Man Hing: Greater China Club’s Cantonese restaurant is now serving ‘nostalgic’ Guangdong cuisine

Industrial buildings and public housing estates are just some of the words commonly associated with Lai Chi Kok in Kowloon. But aside from that, it’s also home to a ton of...

Review: Lebanese canteen Maison Libanaise’s lamb-centric spring menu

Review: Lebanese canteen Maison Libanaise’s lamb-centric spring menu

Maison Libanaise’s roasted cauliflower tastes like any normal cauliflower. Texture-wise, it’s that roasted vegetable middle ground of crunchy and tender, and...

The Hungry Lawyer: Hotal Colombo is the chic new addition to Hong Kong’s Sri Lankan food scene

The Hungry Lawyer: Hotal Colombo is the chic new addition to Hong Kong’s Sri Lankan food scene

And then there were three.

Pho-geddaboutit: Nhau shows off Vietnamese food beyond soup and sandwiches

Pho-geddaboutit: Nhau shows off Vietnamese food beyond soup and sandwiches

Vietnamese food outside of Vietnam too often tends to boil down to two dishes: pho and banh mi (and sometimes goi cuon, the herb-and-vermicelli-stuffed fresh spring rolls,...

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...


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