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Butterfly On Wellington Boutique Hotel (Central) Hong Kong Review

After staying at the Novotel Citygate near the Hong Kong airport and with our aunt in Kowloon, we then spent one night at Butterfly On Wellington in Central before heading off on our month-long Asia journey. Multi-award winning Butterfly Group is a collection of boutique hotels and serviced apartments located around Hong Kong. We had […]

Saturdays Surf NYC

While I’m on the subject of unique shops in downtown Manhattan’s SoHo district (DASH and Wooster Social Club), I wanted to highlight another standout joint: Saturdays Surf NYC (surf shop/coffeehouse/clothing store). It’s an innovative store to suit a lifestyle occupied with surfing, living and working in New York City. In addition to boards, wetsuits and […]

NY Ink: Ami James’ Wooster Street Social Club

I had previously mentioned my reality-show guilty pleasures, one of them being NY Ink. So how excited was I to discover NY Ink’s Wooster Street Social Club while touring NYC’s trendy SoHo (“SOuth of HOuston” street) neighborhood! The famed tattoo parlor/art gallery was a lovely space, and there were lots of customers gettin’ inked. Sadly, […]

Kardashians’ DASH In New York City’s SoHo

I have a few reality-show guilty pleasures, namely the Kardashian and NY Ink TV programs (at least I don’t watch ghetto Jersey Shore!). Both shows have famous shops in New York City, and luckily for me, I got the chance to visit their Manhattan stores during our recent trip to NY. Kourtney, Kim and Khloé […]

Review: Yogurtime SoHo, Central, Hong Kong

Yogurtime frozen yogurt has seven locations around Hong Kong and franchises in other parts of Asia. With over 100 flavors of all-natural, low fat frozen yogurt in its arsenal and over 30 toppings to choose from, Yogurtime has something for everybody. We visited their SoHo location on Elgin Street, in Central. If you look closely […]

Bourbon St. SoHo, Central, Hong Kong

Offering over 50 different bourbons and whiskeys, this modern bar and eatery is the perfect spot to grab a drink with friends. Ambient blues and jazz plays in the background while customers dine on a variety of southern dishes. A large brunch menu is offered on weekends, including unlimited Bloody Marys!   Bourbon St. 21 […]

Café De Paris SoHo, Central, Hong Kong

Café de Paris brings a French touch to the popular SoHo district. Similar to a Parisian street café, the restaurant is lined with dark wood paneling, maroon coloured-walls, creating a warm and cozy atmosphere. Specialties include mussels in white wine butter sauce, pan-fried foie gras with homemade fries, and US grain-fed Black Angus rib eye […]

The Spot Bar SoHo, Central, Hong Kong

With a large, 65 inch plasma screen, The Spot Bar is the best ‘spot’ to watch your favourite sports in SoHo. Happy Hour’s from 5:00pm until 9:00pm every day, offering a wide range of alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages to choose from. Great food options are also available like BBQ’d meat, snacks and comida grill […]

Antipasto Italian Restaurant SoHo, Central, Hong Kong

As its name suggests, this restaurant features an array of classical antipasto platters, as well as Italian main dishes. Don’t miss their angel hair pasta with mushroom, herb, and white wine sauce. The warm, elegantly lit interior includes white table cloths against beautiful red velvet banquettes. Relaxed, comfortable and unpretentious. $100-$150 HKD Antipasto 25 Elgin […]

Peccato Italian Restaurant SoHo, Central, Hong Kong

Peccato (meaning ‘sin’ in Italian) is a sophisticated, classically inspired Italian eatery. The emphasis is on simple, authentic dishes with the heavenly rich flavours of northern Italy. Decorated with traditional architecture, it offers a relaxing alfresco balcony for you to sinfully dine your night away. Don’t miss their Garden Pasta Alfredo with Herbs, Pannacotta, Alaska […]

Taku Japanese Restaurant SoHo, Central, Hong Kong

Taku is a cozy boutique Japanese eatery, reminiscent of a traditional shop-house found in the small alley-ways and older neighborhoods of Osaka and Kyoto. Enjoy the freshest Sashimi and Sushi, Yakimono and Tempura, and be sure to try their home-made Tofu. $60-$360 HKD Taku Japanese Cuisine 35 Elgin Street, SoHo, Central Hours: noon-3pm / 6pm-11pm, […]

Pho Tai Vietnamese Restaurant SoHo, Central, Hong Kong

A casual Vietnamese restaurant chain with a few locations around Hong Kong. They offer a variety of Vietnamese dishes such as pho beef noodle soups, pho chicken noodle soups, spring rolls, salad rolls, rice dishes, and vermicelli bowls. $40-$100 HKD. Pho Tai 26 Cochrane Street, SoHo, Central Tel: 2815 5520