BREAD STREET KITCHEN & BAR
CITY: Hong Kong
CELEBRITY CHEF Gordon Ramsay
LOCATION Mezzanine Level, LKF Hotel, 33 Wyndham Street
RECOMMENDED DISHES Seared scallops with carrot puree; slow roasted dingley pork; pineapple carpaccio
PRICE PER DISH US$10–US$63
INFO As Ramsay’s first venture in Asia, the Bread Street Kitchen & Bar hit all the right spots – the location is fantastic, the atmosphere is jovial and urbane, and the dishes range from delectable to delightful. For a Tried & Tested review of the restaurant, click here.
CITY: Hong Kong
CELEBRITY CHEF Jamie Oliver
LOCATION 2/F Soundwill Plaza II, 1 Tang Lung Street, Causeway Bay
RECOMMENDED DISHES the signature prawn linguine; cauliflower and cheese fritters; fish in a bag
PRICE PER DISH US$4–US$41
INFO the Naked Chef has been causing queues to form everywhere he brings this successful formula that promises fuss-free good food at prices that don't hurt – and people are still lining up in Hong Kong. We visited the restaurant when it first opened in August, and were keenly impressed by the quality of the food, as well as the service. It’s no wonder the restaurant doesn’t impose a service charge, but rather relies on tips.
THE PERFECTIONIST’ CAFÉ;
CITY: London (Heathrow), UK
CELEBRITY CHEF Heston Blumenthal
LOCATION London Heathrow Terminal 2, Departures Upper Level
RECOMMENDED DISHES Extraordinary fish and chips; the Hereford sirloin steak; nitro ice creams
PRICE PER DISH US$4–US$36
INFO Gordon Ramsay’s done it, and now Heston Blumenthal also has his own restaurant at the UK’s busiest airport! The Perfectionists’ Café showcases some of the Michelin-star chef’s trademark techniques, including the use of liquid nitrogen to make fresh ice cream (which Blumenthal pioneered in the late '90s).
MARCO’S NEW YORK ITALIAN
CITY: Manchester, UK
CELEBRITY CHEF Marco Pierre White
LOCATION Holiday Inn hotel, Media City Footbridge, Manchester
RECOMMENDED DISHES New York rack of ribs smothered in BBQ sauce; penne New York meatballs; Marco’s tiramisu
INFO The godfather of modern cooking needs no introduction. Having just opened his fifth New York Italian restaurant in the UK, patrons can look forward to an array of mouth-watering dishes at his MediaCityUK (a new Waterfront destination in Manchester, with digital creativity, learning and leisure at its heart) branch, including Italian sharing platters, popular New York classics, and the chef’s famous BBQ ribs and lazy fries combo.
FIERI’S BALTIMORE KITCHEN & BAR
CITY: Baltimore, US
CELEBRITY CHEF Guy Fieri
LOCATION 1525 Russell Street, Baltimore, Maryland
RECOMMENDED DISHES Double-barrel BBQ wings; the Off-Da-Hook Original Burger; roasted “Huli Huli”-style chicken
INFO As the “face of the Food Network”, Guy Fieri is a well known for his tendency of imposing bold flavours and unique twists on traditional dishes. His new restaurant is no different. Featuring 330 seats, Fieri’s Baltimore Kitchen & Bar offers an impressive selection of casual, relaxed American favourites.