Restaurant Review: Rhoda

It was just this week that I was discussing about the power of names with a friend of mine. You see, I believe that each individual name ultimately symbolises who we are and what we become; after all, we as humans are defined by our names. This applies to restaurants too, where the name of…

Review: Carbone

To quote the words of the great Thomas Keller, perfection can never be achieved, and I firmly believe that there is no such thing as a perfect meal. It exists solely in the realms of one’s imagination and dreams. But I do believe that there are dining experiences, near-perfect meals I call them, that inches…

Review: Burger Home

Ah burgers, a beautiful combination of meat, carbs, vegetables and sauce. The concept itself is undeniably simple, yet when executed properly, a humble hamburger is a gorgeous thing. It should have a medium/medium-rare patty; a tart sauce; pickles to cut through the richness of the beef; gooey grilled cheese; and fresh vegetables for a touch of crispness. As…

Where To Eat and Drink in Hong Kong While Hunting For Pokemon

Hong Kong people, myself included, have fully embraced the Pokemon-Go craze. Even at the break of dawn, you will see hordes of people hunting down Dragonites and other uber-rare pokemons (Nothing bonds the city together like hiking up the mountain at 2am for a Snorlax, believe me). While there are all sorts of applications and live chat updates…

Review: Sang Kee Congee Restaurant

For me, adolescence tastes like medium-rare steak, the flavours of grilled fats, protein, salt and blood mingled into one perfect mouthful. It also tastes like salmon sashimi, fatty and succulent. These were foods that my family never permitted me to have before the age of 12, and the wait made the occasion even more memorable…