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Five Favourite Restaurants with Nathan Green, the new head chef at Spanish tapas joint, 22 Ships.
Celebrity chef Jason Atherton has staked a heavy claim to Hong Kong's high-end dining scene in recent years, with such well-received restaurants as Aberdeen Street Social (75%) and Ham & Sherry (70%) winning innumerable critical accolades and awards.
Fresh Food, featuring Austin Fry's new spot, plenty of trend-abusers, and quite a number of closures.
The year’s just kicked off, but already Hong Kong’s dining scene in embroiled in controversy. We’re not ones to comment on that kind of thing, but we will say that in a battle of two massive egos, the only ones that lose out are us, the readers. With that slightly lame reflection, let’s get into the first Fresh Food of 2015!
Retro Fare, featuring a thoroughly traditional dim sum experience at Maxim's Palace City Hall, writes Marisa Cannon.
Dim sum is arguably Hong Kong’s biggest culinary institution: local families flock faithfully to their locals for Sunday lunch, while fresh-off-the-boat tourists are eager to flap to their nearest distributor. These days however, the art is dying out: many restaurants hope to fill as many turnarounds before lunchtime, and few if any cater to the leisurely breakfasts of lore.
Fresh Food, with a secret stamp-shop restaurant, another Caribbean spot, Pearl on the Peak closing, and food for blood.
The end of the year’s quickly creeping up on us, and the news never stops in Hong Kong’s dining scene. Let’s get right into it this week; here’s Fresh Food.
Five Favourite Restaurants with Tony Cheng, founder of restaurant group, Drawing Room Concepts.
Tony Cheng is a man who knows what he wants: still in his early-30s, the young founder of Drawing Room Concepts studied culinary arts for years before opening his first restaurant. Sadly, the incredibly well-reviewed Drawing Room had to shut its doors last year, but Cheng continued to push on with a number of diverse restaurants.