Tag Archives: Hong Kong

TEMPURA | 天海 (Tenkai)

It was a bit like picking up mispriced stocks on a slow day taking advantage of short term supply and demand imbalance. Got lucky and read their Facebook message around noon saying that they are opened today and figured that … Continue reading

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KAPPOU | 賛否両論 (Sanpi Ryoron)

Went straight to try out this proclaimed to be ‘extremely difficult to book’ joint from Japan on its first pre-opening day in town, got lucky over a cold call to secure one of the limited counter seats (only) in the … Continue reading

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SUSHI | 大蔵 (Okura)

A long overdue write up on Chef Lum’s (formerly at Naha-Taikoo Shing) lunch sushi offerings. Have always find him a rare breed in town being a local chef and yet sticking truly to the seasonality of goodies on offer, with … Continue reading

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RAMEN | 俺流塩らーめん (Oreryu Shio-Ramen)

Braved it to the exotic side of town and visited Kobayashi-san’s (小林 健) Shibuya 2010-founded shio ramen joint, and again, first ventures outside of Japan. Said to be the result of a 10-year research, LG found the featured ‘aged’ shio … Continue reading

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RAMEN | 鶏soba 座銀 (Zagin)

A much welcomed addition to the local ramen scene being a Toripaitan specialist from Osaka. From the same group called Silver Grape that previously brought us KamiTora (subsequently changed hands and name here in town), it is not sure yet … Continue reading

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The 2016 孤独のグルメ (Lonely Gourmet) Awards

It is that time of the year again …. The 2016 孤独のグルメ (Lonely Gourmet) Awards: (all Japanese restaurants in Hong Kong, picked by price-quality ratios) Best Omakase: Sushi Sase Hanare (5th year in a row) Best Sushi Lunch: Sushi Sase … Continue reading

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TENDON | 下町天丼秋光 (Akimitsu)

Paid them two visits after sitting out the potential teething period before getting down to write this and it is probably the right decision. Much expected to be a modern version of its classic roots and well bombarded by all … Continue reading

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