It’s always nice to find a dining experience that’s a little different in Hong Kong. There are a number of private kitchens in our fair city, usually labours of love by passionate foodies keen to share unique experiences with their guests. A private kitchen specialising in Indian food was new to me, so I was super excited to hear about Curry Bay. Each Thursday and Friday night, Curry Bay opens shop
Fishsteria has long been a dependable seafood restaurant for those in the know. Its shopfront in Wanchai may be unassuming, but the doors open to a woodsy bar on the ground floor and an absolutely massive restaurant on the first floor. The design is classic and comfortable, with ocean-inspired decor and multiple banquettes. I’ve heard good things about their oyster happy hour deal but have never had a chance to check it
Our first visit to Fang Fang was in the evening when the restaurant was buzzing. There was a pop-up event at the bar, a bustling dining room, pumping music and the smell of incense wafting through the space. Brunch is a decidedly more chill affair, with the bar turned into a kids’ play area and the restaurant lit up naturally to showcase the unique design features such as the black scaled walls.
California Tower is the tallest, glossiest building in Lan Kwai Fong. Naturally, it’s home to a number of fun-loving, trendy restaurants, from Jinjuu on the ground floor to CÈ LA VI on the top floor and rooftop. Porterhouse has been serving up steakhouse treats from the 7th floor of California Tower for some time now, but it has recently come under new ownership. They’ve brought in a new executive chef, Angelo Vecchio, who has