Mott 32 in Hong Kong

apple wood roasted 42 days peking duck

I love the texture that the skin of Peking duck adds to the underlying meat, but I would never seek out the skin on its own. Duck skin tends to be a little too tough and is not something I would pick off and eat on its own like I do with chicken skin. But then I tried the duck skin at Mott 32, a restaurant in Central, and I was amazed by how it just melted into my mouth like a piece of cotton candy. Even to this day, the sensation of the skin dissolving into a pool of exquisite duck fat is what I remember about my dinner at Mott 32.Read More

Lung King Heen at the Four Seasons in Hong Kong

Dim sum is never the type of meal where men need to be in smart attire. But at Lung King Heen, the restaurant at the Four Seasons in Hong Kong, proper pants are required. Our friend Terrence learned this the hard way when he arrived at the restaurant wearing shorts and was denied entry. But despite the angry protests, he had to either accept a loaner pair of pants or borrow one of ours. Terrence had to put on his big boy pants for this meal.Read More