Imagine you work at Virgin and Richard Branson walks in. Or at the Apple store and the ghost of Steve Jobs makes an appearance. Luckily a very special guest doesn’t put the chef off his game at Upper Modern Bistro.
Nadaman at the Island Shangri-La serves up lunchtime classics to a largely Japanese clientele.
Dim Dim Sum in the nether regions of Causeway Bay serve consistently good dim sum classics, in a joint beloved by local and global chefs. Just bring your earplugs to accompany the excellent cheap eats.
Chinese caviar is a surprising success story in a country not known for its high end food. Even Alain Ducasse agrees.
In the footsteps of Sir Edward, the inventive dishes at Tivo in K-Ville make me wonder why I’d not headed out this way for lunch before.
The Continental in Hong Kong is now under the command of chef Joey Sergentakis who delivers some sensational dishes at a memorable dinner. Even my photos looked happy to be there.
The Seafood Room makes a big statement with its size and decor, while the kitchen delivers consistently-strong plates from fish expert James Cornwall.
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.
Toyo is chef Jordy Navarre’s latest Manila venture, a brilliant display of Filipino relaxed gastronomy that champions local produce and raises the bar further for the capital’s restaurants.