Author Archive

There have been a slew of Italian restaurants popping open in Hong Kong as of late, and I finally have the chance to visit Linguini Fini, how was this “farm-to-fork” establishment? Read on to find out. Linguini Fini is located in the L Place in Central. The group that owns Linguini Fini also owns Posto… READ MORE

06.03.2013

298 Nikuya Kitchen – Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

No Comments
beefC The Giant Eyes
Price
Three Dollars
Rating
Four Forks

I toss and turn pondering if I should write this post or not. Ok, I exaggerated but selfishly I was hoping to never mention this restaurant to anyone because it’s such a tiny place and the meats – well you will find out soon enough. I finally make my way to a “new” Yakiniku (grill… READ MORE

05.09.2013

Ramen Champion Part II: We Crown a Champion – Hong Kong

No Comments
ramenchampionp The Giant Eyes
Price
Two Dollars
Rating
Three Forks

Part II of finding the best ramen stall at Ramen Champion continues… This time we visit Jyoshoken, Muso and Tokyo Ninja. (See our reviews of the other ramen shops at Ramen Champion here) Jyoshoken is a Tsukemen style ramen shop. What is Tsukemen you ask? Well Tsukemen means dipping noodles. Unlike traditional ramen, Tsukemen is… READ MORE

04.02.2013

Ramen Champion Part I – Hong Kong

No Comments
ramenchampion-10 The Giant Eyes
Price
Three Dollars

There seems to be a flux of ramen shops popping up in every corner of Hong Kong. Is Ramen Champion a gimmick or is the ramen a worthy trip? Ramen Champion is a cluster of ramen shops in one convenient location. Once you step inside you are given what resembles a hotel key card, it… READ MORE

01.23.2013

BurgeRoom – Hong Kong

No Comments
BurgeRoom The Giant Eyes
Price
Two Dollars
Rating
Three Forks

The quest for a quality burger in Hong Kong continues… This time EE stops by BurgeRoom located in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Arriving in the afternoon to a packed restaurant, my expectations of BurgeRoom just got a bit higher. The restaurant is a bit cramped, yes, even though there are tables, the supposed waitstaff are… READ MORE

11.19.2012

Butao Ramen – Hong Kong

No Comments
butaof The Giant Eyes
Price
Two Dollars
Rating
Four Forks

There still seems to be a Ramen craze in Hong Kong, and why not!? These delcious bowls of soup, noodles and meat are a great way to fill your growling stomach on a budget. Recruited from Japan, award winning Ramen Master Ikuta Satoshi one should expect amazing ramen. Was it? Find out more after the… READ MORE

10.31.2012

J-Dog – Hong Kong

No Comments
Jdogf The Giant Eyes
Price
Two Dollars
Rating
Three Forks

I was in the mood for a snack and what better way to fill my hunger pains than with a hotdog with all the trimmings. J-Dog is a Japanese style hot dog establishment with concoctions ranging from crab roe and cucumbers to seaweed and onions. But is this place worth the trek? Find out after… READ MORE

10.26.2012

Quick Trips: Public – New York, NY

No Comments
publicf The Giant Eyes
Price
Four Dollars
Rating
Four Forks

Chef Brad Farmerie’s “free spirited fusion” cuisine was awarded the coveted 1-Michelin star in 2009 and onwards. So the expectations are high on our radar. Once you arrive at Public you are encased in a rustic, candle lit glow, dark yet cozy atmosphere. The setting is perfect for date nights. The menu has an array… READ MORE

10.15.2012

Ossiano at The Atlantis – Dubai

No Comments
OssianoF-3 The Giant Eyes
Price
Five Dollars
Rating
Two Forks

The Ossiano Restaurant’s decor in the Atlantis Palm Jumeirah Hotel in Dubai is magnificent. All the seats in this establishment give you perfect views of the Atlantis’ Ambassador Lagoon, which houses roughly 65,000 marine animals. This was the first establishment that the late great three Michelin-starred Chef Santi Santamaria took on outside of Spain. Currently… READ MORE

10.12.2012

Banh Mi Saigon – New York City

No Comments
BahnMif The Giant Eyes
Price
One Dollar
Rating
Five Forks

I have to say right off the bat that Banh Mi Saigon is the best Bahn Mi Sandwich shop in the city. I can technically end this review right here and now but I will dive deeper into why this place is #1 on my charts. I went to Banh Mi Saigon almost once a… READ MORE