Pirata: the other great Italian in Wanchai

It’s not too often that I’ll start a post about a restaurant by raving about another; but here goes. I absolutely adore Pici in Wanchai; it’s without doubt my favourite casual diner at the moment. But I will probably never go back. Why would I now that I’ve discovered Pirata, the other Wanchai restaurant by…

Pici: The most amazing pasta

Let me throw some numbers at you 19, 26, 31, 43, 45, 65 & 80 These numbers represent some of the best restaurants in the world; in fact, they are the number ranking of restaurants on the San Pellegrino list that I’ve visited in the last six weeks. I’ve been chasing that elusive high, the…

Otto: Italian fine diner you must try

Many questions were asked when at only a month into its operation, Italian Fine Diner Restaurant Otto picked up a coveted Chefs Hat. ┬áMore-so that the upstart interloper from the southern states also picked up the prestigious Restaurant of the Year (note, not new restaurant of the year). Who were these guys, and what right…

Ciao Chow: The best pizza in HK?

Apart from the quite generic Pizza Express, there’s a real shortage of great pizza places in Hong Kong. ┬áSure, I could name a couple of places that do alright pizza, but there’s not many places that could be classified as world class. That all changed when an interesting little place called Ciao Chow opened up…