Restaurant Reviews

Lunch/Dinner, Anytime: AnyThai (Nancheng)

Man, I firmly believe the food that remains among the best in the world is most certainly Thai, defined really by its light touch, spicy edge and strong aromas. When

Chang’an Naan: Taj Mahal (Chang’an)

Most readers will probably have heard of Chang’an town, way down on Dongguan’s southern border with Shenzhen. For those that haven’t, it is actually one of the more modern and

New Chef In Town: Amigos

Walking into the place, memories of shooting pool, birthday parties and some of the best nights in Dongguan still lingered in the air, leaving me with a knowing smile. Amigos

American Classic: Grateful Q

Imagine a trendy two-story venue, situated right behind Yong Hua Ting—Dongcheng Walking Street—with fresh homemade food every day. Then you’ve just begun to understand what Grateful Q is all about.

Hollywood Tapas: Spanish Perfection

“Visítenos y disfrute de nuestras tapas!” Now, when someone tells you that with an inviting smile and presents you with a high-quality wine upon your arrival on a rainy night,

New on the block: Bonacasa Houjie

A new addition to Houjie’s Italian restaurant community has arrived in the form of Bonacasa. In my opinion, if you are going to compete in such a competitive industry, you

HK Home Cooking: Batou No.27 bistro

It came out of nowhere. Suddenly one day we all looked up from our phone screens, bar stools and Didi windows in vivacious Xia Ba Fang and saw a stylish

Italian Fusion Gem: 5th AVENUE

Italians strike me as being inclusive of some of the best chefs in the world, and I once had an Italian landlady who, unimpressed by my way of making Italian

Lamb unrivalled: yi li zhi chun

Constantly getting caught up in the daily hustle and bustle of the city at large, one tends to forget the simple joys that this city and greater country can provide.

Taste of Leafy Heaven: Green Salad (Dongcheng)

Tucked away in a friendly Dongcheng corner, not far from all your favorite clothing shops, bars, Japanese, Korean and Western restaurants and a stone’s throw from Yong Hua Ting, rests