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Okra Bar, Hong Kong: An education


  01/17    Hong Kong


Okra Bar bought a beguiling and occasionally bewildering array of new ingredients from chef Max Levy in an omakase menu that puts a contemporary spin on sushi.


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Gin Sai, Hong Kong: Fry me a river


  04/16    Hong Kong


Gin Sai in Wan Chai combines a number of Japanese specialities in one spot. Even if a tempura made me laugh, the frying is the standout technique on offer.


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Zuma, Hong Kong: Cherry, Cheese & Chilli


  03/16    Hong Kong


Zuma Hong Kong is a stayer and still a player 8 years on, with consistently great produce and execution across a special menu for cherry blossom season


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Jinjuu, Hong Kong: Spamaritas & KFC


  02/16    Hong Kong


From the cocktail menu, a spam-infused tequila – or ‘spamarita’ – leaves you in no doubt that Jinjuu is proudly Korean, fond of culinary mash-ups and happy not to take itself too seriously, thanks to affable chef Judy Joo at the helm. The new Lan Kwai Fong spot, the restaurant’s second incarnation after one in London’s Soho, occupies doubtless …


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Shoku, Repulse Bay: Kinki BBQ


  10/15


You’d be forgiven for thinking I’m paid a retainer to publicise Repulse Bay. I’m not, but  a vast amount of new restaurants have opened up at The Pulse in the past six months. Shoku is one I’d walked past but not tried until a recent commission for Tasting Kitchen magazine took me there to write about …