Monthly Archives: December 2014

The 2014 孤独のグルメ (Lonely Gourmet) Awards:

(all Japanese restaurants in Hong Kong, picked by price-quality ratios) Best Omakase: Sushi Sase Best Sushi Lunch: Sushi Mori Tomoaki Best Yakitori: Toritama (New) Best Tempura: Ippoh (New) Best Robatayaki: Sho-En Best Curry: Izumi Best Soup Curry: SAMA (New) Best … Continue reading

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TEMPURA | 一宝 (Ippoh)

Tried out this starred Tempura joint from Osaka finally over lunch, with a reservation made one month in advance. Established back in 1850 and probably the oldest of its kind, Seki-san is now the fifth generation of the family carrying … Continue reading

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So this Sapporo signature dish is finally here, brought along by Takahashi-san’s SAMA, established back in 2004 and one of the biggies in the industry with eight branches in Japan. Supported by a frequent customer turned local partner, this is … Continue reading

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