[Hong Kong] Pang’s Kitchen 彭慶記*

A little background:  Anyone living in Happy Valley will be familiar with Pang’s Kitchen as it has been packing them in since it opened back in 2001. Its reputation is largely down to its Cantonese cuisine which comes in a decidedly homestyle, traditional style,  with dishes such as baked fish intestines in a clay pot,…

[Hong Kong] Sabatini Ristorante Italiano

A little background:  The original Sabatini Ristorante Italiano restaurant opened in Rome in 1954. Since then, the Sabatini brothers’ flair and excellence have led to 2 other Sabatini Ristorante Italiano restaurants around the world, including this fine dining room at The Royal Garden. Here, an authentic yet creative menu is prepared by experienced chefs and…

[Melbourne] Restaurant Lûmé

A little background:  In 2015, a terrace house in South Melbourne that was formerly home to a burlesque club was overtaken by Shaun Quade and Mr Harry.  They set about creating a venue with the bones and soul of a restaurant but with a theatrical and multi-sensory approach.  With a deep respect for produce and technique, Lume’s…