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Beef & Liberty: Mid Mo Party

You can take the girl out of London but she’ll still sniff out the best burger joint in town. Turns out I didn’t need to look too far – Beef & Liberty is located on Wing Fung Street in the heart of Wan Chai and claims to answer all my hamburger prayers. Priding themselves on quality meat and beer, the restaurant describe their gourmet grass-fed beef patties in sour-dough rolls as the best in Hong Kong. Their latest event saw them team up with Pizza Express to present a mid Movember party with the promise of free flowing pizza, burgers and drinks. Tickets were $200 and all proceeds were donated to the Movember cause. Thanks to their sponsors, each guest was greeted with a goody bag from Kiehl’s and a $50 voucher to redeem at Beef & Liberty. A good start to the evening.     Spoilt in London by the likes of Honest Burgers and Meat Liquor, I was apprehensive as to what I could expect. Platters of burgers came around at every opportunity and I’m …

New Opening: Bull In A China Shop

Keeping updated with all the new restaurants and bars popping up in Shoreditch can be tricky and I often find word of mouth is the most effective way to find new favourites. So when a friend told me about Bull In A China Shop, I was keen to check it out. Founded by the same owners who brought us The Drunken Monkey, the new eatery/bar describes itself as offering a contemporary menu drawing influences from the Far East as well as serving up a range of superfood salads and an expansive list of luxury Japanese whiskies. Situated smack bang in the middle of Shoreditch High Street opposite Pizza East and Boxpark, you really can’t miss it. Greeted by  an allusive and minimalist exterior I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect but that’s all part of the fun right? Inside the restaurant, there was a large bar to our left while the rest of the space was occupied with tables and oriental style decor. Once I was inside the restaurant I instantly felt at ease and relaxed. It was modern and beautifully decorated …

Happy Chinese New Year

Happy New Year (Xin Nian Kuai Le)! Chinese New Year is the most celebrated festival in China and is a time for families and friends to gather together and wish each other a year of good fortune, health, prosperity and happiness. You may have seen the lanterns hanging up in Chinatown – rows and rows of lively displays – the decoration, like the food is rich in spirit, full of colour, vibrant and true to Chinese tradition.