My Tai Tai: The definition of hubris

  10/16    Hong Kong

My Tai Tai in Central was one of four – count ’em – restaurants under Harlan Goldstein – until he was abruptly removed from the project

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Mak Mak, Hong Kong: Central Thai in Central, by way of Wes Anderson

  02/16    Hong Kong

The swank of the Landmark Mall may strike as a slightly odd destination for Thai food, but then again restaurateur Yenn Wong has impressive props for crafting hit restaurants. The chic colonial feel of Aberdeen St Social or swish Cantonese classics at Duddells are just two properties in her mini-empire, as are the often-fiery salads and skewers at Chachawan. …

Issaya Siamese Club, Hong Kong: Authentic Thai, definitely no Pad

  09/15    Hong Kong

In Bangkok, Issaya Siamese Club is one of the city’s prettiest restaurants, housed in a 100 year old villa surrounded by tropical gardens. Its new sister restaurant in Hong Kong is located in the not-quite-as-romantic Causeway Bay, up in Soundwill Plaza with its burgeoning spread of international restaurants.They’ve done a good job on the interiors, from …

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Soi 7, Hong Kong: The King and I

  07/15    Hong Kong

Soi 7 Review date: June 29, 2015 60 Second review so no score It’s just past noon on a scorching hot Monday at the end of June. Thai food is probably not near the top of most people’s lunch choices. Sometimes, however, your neurons send out a call to chili. It’s a call which cannot go unanswered. Business …

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The Spice House, Hong Kong: The real deal

  01/15    Hong Kong

  60 second reviews: The Spice House, Wan Chai: January 22nd I hardly need to say it, but fine food comes in myriad forms. Michelin may have bagged the bragging rights at one end of the spectrum, but some of the best and most memorable meals are served in settings a million miles from Christofle …