Posts Tagged ‘Italian’

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

02.21.2013

Quick Trips: Roscioli Restaurant – Rome, Italy

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Four Dollars
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Three Forks

Author: The Sexy Golden Retriever Roscioli restaurant is situated near Campo dei Fiori, a young, lively and touristic area in the center of Rome. We went there on a Saturday night and this combo deli- restaurant was packed. This of course did not help the service, which was rather slow, but everybody was very helpful… READ MORE

08.31.2012

Ftelia Beach Restaurant – Mykonos, Greece

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Ftelia Pizza The Fat Bulldog
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Three Dollars
Rating
Four Forks

Ftelia beach restaurant is a favorite in Mykonos. Perched up on Ftelia beach, the restaurant has its own eclectic ambience with chandeliers and padded arm chairs. The food is delicious, the quantities are huge and their pizzas are the best on the island. Staff is a little sleepy but polite nonetheless and the view of… READ MORE

04.16.2012

Molto Restaurant – Rome, Italy

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Five Dollars
Rating
Three Forks

Molto is a restaurant located on Vialle Pariolia, a beautiful street outside of the center of Rome. Many restaurants on this street are well known for their fiorentinas (huge juicy steaks) but Molto is not a traditional restaurant. The interior of Molto is very modern and is decorated with contemporary art, the customers seem to… READ MORE

04.13.2012

8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana – Hong Kong

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Five Dollars
Rating
Four Forks

To name your restaurant after a movie, this movie must rather be your favorite of all time, or it carries special sentimental value to you. I may not find out the answer to that, but one thing is for sure, Chef Umberto Bombana not only can cook, but also has good taste in movies. I… READ MORE

04.05.2012

Mario Batali Opens Lupa in Hong Kong

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Four Dollars
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Four Forks

To be honest it is very hard to find a good Italian restaurant in Hong Kong. One of my favorite Italian restaurants in NYC is Chef Mario Batali’s Babbo, so when I heard that Chef Mario Batali is opening a restaurant in Hong Kong, I was very excited! The soft opening started just a week… READ MORE

03.26.2012

Santo Padre, Rome – Italy

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Five Dollars
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Five Forks

When in Rome do as the Romans do! Our Italian friends took us to Santo Padre, a family owned restaurant, like the ones in a classic Italian movie with the typical Italian famiglia eating right next to you! But don’t be afraid, there is no “Godfather” here just a really friendly Italian owner serving you… READ MORE

I was lucky enough to be taken to L’anima by a dear friend of mine, and he is lucky enough to be a very good friend of Chef Francesco Mazzei, BBC’s Masterchef and the Chef Patron of L’anima restaurant in London. I felt like Cinderella! Granted I was in the company of my friend, a… READ MORE

02.21.2012

Settimio all’Arrancio, Rome – Italy

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Five Dollars
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Four Forks

It’s one of the best well kept secrets of Rome. Even though it is in a very touristic area somehow tourists don’t go there. You see only Romans, good looking people, politicians and generally nice people eating here. The service is excellent and it is nice to go either for lunch or dinner. The food… READ MORE

01.24.2012

Papi – New Italian Restaurant in Hong Kong

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Price
Four Dollars
Rating
Two Forks

Papi is a new Italian restaurant opened on top of the Elements mall in West Kowloon. The decor has a nice clean home kitchen feel to it. It’s a small-plate themed restaurant where you can enjoy many different types of dishes in one sitting. As you can see from the pictures below we ordered a… READ MORE