Tosca at the Ritz Carlton; where everybody knows your name

Just about everyone of a certain age brackets should remember the TV show ‘Cheers’.  It was a half hour sitcom about a bar in Boston and the catchy theme song for the show was called ‘Where everybody knows your name’.  If you’re not familiar with it, rekindle your memories or experience for the first time…

Rhoda: Nose to Tail cooking with bags of flavour

You can tell a lot about a chef by the way he sets up his kitchen.  Walking into Rhoda for the first time, I could tell that head chef and culinary director Nate Green was a confident man. The internationally renowned Joyce Wang designed restaurant has the kitchen as the centrepiece of the restaurant, with…

Spoon by Alain Ducasse

I’m not really sure why it took over eighteen months to finally get around to visiting legendary chef Alain Ducasse’s Hong Kong restaurant.  It ticks pretty much every box that I ever look for in a restaurant, French, modern, Michelin Starred and as a bonus, a restaurant from one of the top chefs in the…

Ce La Vi: More than a restaurant

A month ago, my best mate was across from Taiwan for a quick visit. We were feeling a little bored and thought that a trip to LKF to check out the night life would be a great way to kill a bit of time.  A quick bus ride later and we found ourselves in Hong…