Cocoa Runners – Craft Chocolate

Craft chocolate – the new thing? A new thing for me at least! My recent obsession with dark chocolate all started with a chocolate tasting session courtesy of Cocoa Runners held at Prufrock Coffee. I was first handed vintage chocolate from the July subscription of Cocoa Runners and can instantly tell this was not your…

[TKY] Tonkatsu Shotaro

Background and Taste: I do have an abundance of Japanese posts on my blog, and this won’t be the last one. Having taken up Japanese more seriously with an aim to become fluent, my 6 day trip to Japan last December will be the first of many! So Midori recommended Tonkatsu Shotaro, an easy find…

[HK] Via Tokyo

Background and Taste: A small post on one of my favourite dessert places in Hong Kong. As mentioned before, Via Tokyo is just a walk away from Cafe R&C, and Waffills (next door). Having been awarded the Best New Restaurant in HK 2014, (even though its a dessert cafe) the Japanese Matcha Cafe has everyone…

[CZ] Oblaca

Background and Taste: Located 66 metres above ground, the Oblaca restaurant in Zizkov Tower overseas the whole of Prague with its wide framed windows. Modern Czech, international and seasonal dishes flood the menu and the 50 seat restaurant sustains a very modern and metropolitan feel. Before entry to the tower, you will see strange architectural…

[HK] Cafe R&C

Background and Taste: Cafe R&C is a dainty cafe around the corner from Via Tokyo and Waffills situated on Haven Road. Known for doing the cutest and eye-catching coffee art in Hong Kong, they have been around since at least July 2010. Waiting is a normal thing in Hong Kong, and it’s hard to find…

[HK] Waffills

Background and Taste: Bringing you my first non-London based post today and it’s on Waffills! Selling sweet & savoury Belgian waffles located in the back streets of Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. (Next to Via Tokyo: review out soon) Opened on 14 March 2014, and owned by the very talented Belgian chef Joeri Schreurs, Waffills (abbreviated from…