We had a double date brunch with another couple a few weeks back at Aberdeen Street Social. It turned out to be the perfect venue for friends to hang out, catch up and enjoy a very late breakfast. Read more >>
I put Upper Modern Bistro on my must-try restaurant list ever since they opened its doors last year. Why? Because I’ve been reading rave review’s of Chef Philippe Orrico’s first restaurant. Formally the executive chef of St George at Hullett House (and prior to that, a chef at Pierre of Mandarin Oriental) Chef Philippe has earned himself quite a reputation.
My fellow Toronto friends living in Hong Kong, if you have a craving for a street vendor hot dog, Yonge Piggies hits close to home. Read more >>
Have you made Mother’s Day plans yet? If you plan to take mom out for a meal, you better make restaurant reservations soon. Or if you intend to do your own cooking, have you decided what you will make? If you don’t have much kitchen experience, but want to impress your mom by cooking a gourmet meal for her (and if you live in Hong Kong), I have an idea for you: Secret Ingredient. Read more >>
After we went to my toy store (aka Pantry Magic) last Sunday, we wandered around the quiet neighborhood of Sheung Wan looking for a restaurant to brunch and stumbled upon the new restaurant, Nosh. Despite it still being in its soft opening stage, it was pretty much a full house when we walked in.
At one point or another, most of us have wondered whether there is a shortcut to cooking a good meal. And surely enough, I’ve discovered such a shortcut. There is a service that allows you to select a meal online and delivers the recipe and prepared ingredients to your door, with the promise that you can cook the meal in under 30 minutes. This genius idea comes from a Hong Kong startup called Secret Ingredient. Read more >>