Review: White Beard (Central)

From its original chippie stand at the Star Ferry, White Beard continues to deliver delicious deep-fried fare with a friendly, authentic atmosphere in their second location in Central.

Fond Farewell

Things are getting a little bit darker on Bridges Street, as The Bottle Shop Central has announced it will be closing its doors on March 19.


Kicking off the Year of the Rooster, local brewery Moonzen unveiled its latest creation – Double Cockiness Imperial Stout – during the Lantern Festival.

Review: Okra (Sai Ying Pun)

Marked by an understated neon sign, Okra’s fast-rising prestige and reputation for being a culinary hotspot – an extension of Okra 1949 in Beijing – has been earned through the team’s delicate execution of progressive Japanese cuisine.

Punks Not Dead: James Watt of BrewDog

From two men and a dog in 2007 to a globally renowned craft beer brand and an employer of 750 people today – not to mention its crowdfunding army of 50,000 “Equity Punks” – Scotland-based brewery BrewDog has always marched to the beat of its own drum.

Carved in Stone: Greg Koch of Stone Brewing

Outspoken and a major figure of the craft beer movement, Greg Koch co-founded Stone Brewing in 1996 in San Marcos, California, just north of San Diego. Refusing to compromise on taste like so many others did, Stone pioneered the West Coast-style IPA and has consistently brewed in-your-face beers.

Above the Clouds

With Hong Kong Beer Co, airline Cathay Pacific has released “Betsy”, dubbed the “world’s first beer brewed specially for 35,000 feet.”