Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island

Exhibition: The dinosaurs are loose at the IFC

There is currently a dinosaur exhibition at the IFC shopping mall in Central, which is called Meet the T.Rex until June 27, 2018. This is worth visiting if you have a toddler that needs to be occupied for 30-45 minutes and is interested in dinosaurs. The focus is on the Tyrannosaurus Rex and there is… Continue reading Exhibition: The dinosaurs are loose at the IFC

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Review: Lady M cakes

Lady M has an outlet in the IFC (and several others, including Harbour City in Ocean Terminal, Fashion Wallk in Causeway Bay, New Town Plaza in Sha Tin), which is always very busy. There is only a small sit-in section and often a long queue. Lady M is known for its signature Mille-Crepes Cake, which combines… Continue reading Review: Lady M cakes

HK Island, Hong Kong, Restaurant Review

Review: Crystal Jade

Can you believe it? After living more than four years in Hong Kong and eating hundreds if not thousands of dumplings, I have never posted about the restaurant Crystal Jade. I actually had to check my blog and search for restaurant reviews, to see if I really have not mentioned the dumpling heaven... and it… Continue reading Review: Crystal Jade

HK Island, Hong Kong, Restaurant Review

Restaurant Review: GOGYO

We had plans to go to one of our favourite Ramen places in the IFC - just to notice it had closed and a new Japanese restaurant (completely redesigned) has opened up in the same space on the third floor. The restaurant is called GOGYO and is a mix between a bar and a restaurant,… Continue reading Restaurant Review: GOGYO

HK Island, Hong Kong, Restaurant Review

Review: Ginza Bairin

+++ UPDATE OCt 2014: This has now closed, so check the websites for other outlets (e.g. there's one in Causeway Bay) +++ Ginza Bairin is a Japanese restaurant specialised in serving tonkatsu, deep fried breaded pork cutlet. The restaurant originates from Ginza in Tokyo and has been in business for 84 years. It has been… Continue reading Review: Ginza Bairin

HK Island, Restaurant Review

Review: ISOLA bar + grill

ISOLA bar + grill is a chic Italian restaurant and bar on Central's spectacular waterfront at IFC mall, opened in 2004. Its name means "island" in Italian, so it's quite suitable for a restaurant on Hong Kong island. We went there for the first time on a Sunday, looking for a quick but good Italian… Continue reading Review: ISOLA bar + grill