Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Kau Kee Restaurant (九記牛腩)

Kau Kee Restaurant (九記牛腩)
Central, Hong Kong.

Yet another winner: Kau Kee's timeless curry beef brisket...full of flavor, full of texture, and comfort food at its best.

3 stars to the curry beef brisket.

Saturday, January 25, 2014

The Library (Koh Samui)

14/1 Moo 2, Chaweng Beach
Bo Phut
Koh Samui

For lunch: excellent tom yum goong, with huge prawns and a delicate balance of sensuous offerings on the palate. Garlic- and Thai chili-infused fish sauce brings the lunch to a roaring finish.

For dinner: soft-shell crab salad, and lobster spaghetti with fish roe and olio di peperoncino.

3 stars to the tom yum goong.

Friday, January 24, 2014

Akaryn Pizza (Koh Samui)

Akaryn Pizza
3 Soi Ladprow
95 Wangthonglang, Bo Phut
Koh Samui

Excellent pizza with tomato, mozzarella, aubergine, Italian sausages, porcini, fresh peppers and Parmesan cheese. Tuna avocado salad completes a day of sensual merriment.

Friday, January 17, 2014


There is no singular best way to do hotpot, but this is one of them.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Kau Kee Restaurant (九記牛腩)

Kau Kee Restaurant (九記牛腩)
Central, Hong Kong.

Beef brisket noodles with Cantonese yifu noodles. Kau Kee does not disappoint, and it has not on this occasion.

3 stars to the beef brisket yifu noodles.

Saturday, January 4, 2014

Chuen Cheung Kui (泉章居)

Chuen Cheung Kui (泉章居)

Good hakka-style braised pork belly and steamed chicken.