Maxim’s Palace Chinese Restaurant, City Hall, Hong Kong

There’s a saying in Cantonese that roughly translates to “the camera eats first”, and my trip to Hong Kong was as much about food as it was about the travel, so I didn’t feel at all self-conscious whipping out my camera to take happy snaps of every morsel. In planning my trip, I got in…

Ho Lee Fook, Hong Kong

If you’re after a purist Cantonese dining experience, move right along. Ho Lee Fook is Sino-nouveau cuisine. Playful, modern, exciting. Our experience at Ho Lee Fook was Ho Lee Batman fantastic. When the usual social media call went out for dining recommendations for our Hong Kong escapade, Ho Lee Fook was suggested more than once….

Hutong Dumpling Bar, Melbourne

4-16 Market Lane, Melbourne http://www.hutong.com.au   Could these really be the best Xiao long bao (XLB) dumplings in Melbourne? I’m not sure about that but I will go out on a limb here and say these were the best dumplings I’ve ever eaten in a lifetimes worth of Sunday yum cha’s! First recommendation is to…

Tim Ho Wan – Michelin Starred Dim Sum, Hong Kong

2-8 Kwong Wah Street Mongkok, Hong Kong   When Vanessa and I decided to start Gourmet Belly, it wasn’t just about eating at the hottest new establishments nor was it about spending ludicrous amounts of money on fine dining…it was about sharing with you our best finds in terms of value and taste, and this…

Fill up with Gourmet Belly

Welcome to Gourmet Belly. Join us as we eat our way around the United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, Australia and beyond. We hope you can share our passion for food as we review some of our favourite culinary discoveries. Look out for our quest for the best Pork Belly, Yum Cha and Sushi amongst many others….