Where To Eat in Hong Kong China

My first, of which will be many future visits to Hong Kong was March of 2014. ¬†Kate, a friend from San Francisco was going for work and extended an invite. For me, having a great friend to visit and a place to stay makes it hard to say no to a fabulous destination. Within a week my ticket was booked and we started planning away. ¬†I was fortunate during my stay to have such an experienced hostess. ¬†She’d been more than a handful of times so gave me the curated local’s guide to the city. That’s probably why I fell in love immediately. Kudos to my local hostess Kate for the amazing curated visit!!

As you know by now, I’m a total Foodie and Hong Kong has a fabulous dining scene. It felt a lot like New York City. Awesome restaurants with varying cuisines as well as a lively scene. ¬†Between the culinary scene and the¬†Hong Kong Nightlife¬†jackpot, I was in heaven!!¬†

Chom Chom This was another neighborhood gem I fell in love with. It’s a Vietnamese Bia Hoi Bar & Eatery with delicious authentic dishes. If you can, sit at the bar so you can watch the chefs prepare the food. ¬†Everything was delicious. My favorite’s included: Pho Roll, Kaffir Lime Chicken Cabbage Salad, & the Tofu Rice Paper Roll. ¬†58 Peel Street. Soho, Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong China Where To Eat
IMG_5774The notebook style super cool menu

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IMG_5779The amazing Beef rolls

IMG_5792Tasty Spring Rolls, love the Chom Chom Monogram on the plate!

Yardbird¬†(one of Asia’s Top 50 Restaurants)¬†–¬†After loving¬†Ronin¬†I was curious to try their sister restaurant¬†Yardbird. Yardbird was recently given one of Asia’s Top 50 Restaurant Awards.¬†¬† I popped in the afternoon of dinner to see this highly reviewed spot and met the team. What great guys. I was greeted by Jeffrey, another Chicago native who advised I come early as they only seat full parties and Thursdays are quite busy. I took his advice and arrived by 6:30pm. I had a few cocktails at the bar and by 7:30pm we were seated. What a fabulous bar for a drink, whether staying to dine or not I’d return here many times just to enjoy their delicious cocktails and lively bar and dining scene. ¬†33-35 Bridges Street,¬†Hong Kong,¬†China¬†(Sheung¬†Wan).

Hong Kong, Where To Drink

Hong Kong China Where To Eat

IMG_5587The delicious Corn Fritters

IMG_5596 copyOriginal Scotch Eggs

IMG_5603The fabulous local (US Ex-Pats)

Hong Kong China Where To Drink

Ronin¬†¬†This was a late night visit and even at 11pm it was pretty crowded. The Servers & Bar Tenders were very nice and informative and made killer drinks. I also had a light appetizer (shown below) which was tasty ¬†I will be returning here next time for a full dinner experience. ¬†This is the “new” restaurant in the¬†well known¬†Yardbird¬†restaurant group, I recommend visiting both Ronin &¬†Yardbird.¬†8 on Wo Lane,¬†Hong Kong,¬†China

IMG_5495The dark, hard to find, unmarked entrance

IMG_5494The intimate Bar

Hong Kong China Where To Drink

IMG_5487Loved this cocktail especially the bronze cup

Mott 32 РI was lucky enough to arrive into Hong Kong the night of The Mott 32 opening party.  The party was courtesy of Kate and her fabulous friend Jane. Thanks ladies!!   What a fabulous, cool, chic space with fabulous food and an awesome vibe!  Basement Level, Standard Chartered Bank Building,No 4-4A Des Voeux Road Central, Hong Kong, China.

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IMG_5477The Red Carpet entrance for the opening night party!

Hong Kong China Where To DrinkWhat a spectacular invite. LOVE!

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Hong Kong Where To DrinkKate, my hostess and The J.S.F.

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