Japanese authenticity in the heart of Beijing

I think we’ve found our favourite Japanese place in Beijing. Yes, it’s another hole in the wall: Hon Kaku serves up traditional sushi and grilled specials artfully put together by Chef Li, a Beijinger who spent eight years in Tokyo refining his craft. Hon Kaku 本格 朝阳区新源里南路16号世方豪庭一层A101 A101 1/F, Shifanghaoting, 16 Xinyuanli Nanlu Chaoyang District … Continue reading

gus.to: great enjoyment, energy, and enthusiasm

Home visits are always a whirlwind and when I was home in early October, I was glad to be able to catch up with friends Audrey and Tim who’ve recently started the F&B consultancy, Apple Pie Order. The power duo were putting the finishing touches on their latest project, the renewal of the four-year-old Alfresco … Continue reading

Where everybody knows your name

It’s been four months since I’ve moved to Beijing and I’ve been really lucky to have been introduced to a great bunch of like-minded transient souls who like to keep their bellies full and tastebuds thrilled! Every weekend is an opportunity for a new food experience. Messages fly frantically on our WeChat group as we … Continue reading

What’s up?

So it’s been almost 17 months since we shared our last foodie adventure and yes, a lot has happened since then. Juicy got hitched to THE FACE and Delicious has finally put her money where her mouth is and moved to chilly Beijing. What’s next? Who knows, but one thing’s for sure, we’re still eating … Continue reading

Going Bananas in Bangsar

Travelling for work can get tiring but I must say, the silver lining really is connecting with colleagues from the local office and being treated to great meals! This week, I spent a couple of days in Kuala Lumpur and was treated to a  Banana Leaf meal at Sri Nirwana Maju in the hip, hop … Continue reading