[Hong Kong] Rhoda

A little background:  Rhoda is a neighborhood restaurant in Sai Ying Pun featuring modern comfort food using the best Asian ingredients cooked Western style mostly over charcoal grill. My visit:  Rhoda has been generating a lot of buzz since its opening and everything lived up to the hype. We began with some homemade beer bread made with Suntory Dark…

[Hong Kong] Yardbird

A little background:  Yardbird is a modern izakaya-style restaurant that specializes in yakitori (skewered, grilled chicken).  The many different parts of a chicken, including the heart, liver, oyster, neck, etc. are grilled over traditional binchotan charcoal.  Their menu also features dishes that incorporate fresh, seasonal ingredients and an array of carefully selected sake, shochu, beer, wine and Japanese Whisky My visits:  Yardbird is another one of the…