Andrew Sun

Andrew Sun

Andrew Sun has dabbled in many shades of the media spectrum for 25 years, from college radio, TV, print and online columnist to starting film festivals, managing music labels and authoring food books. Someday he will figure what he wants to be when he grows up.

Latest from Andrew Sun

Mouthing Off | Hong Kong government’s ‘alcohol causes cancer’ campaign contradicts its wish to be a wine hub. So we can distribute, just not drink it, right?

A Hong Kong government campaign telling people that drinking alcohol causes cancer contradicts the previous decision to remove import duty from wine and beer.

A Hong Kong government campaign telling people that drinking alcohol causes cancer contradicts the previous decision to remove import duty from wine and beer.

19 May 2022 - 8:33AM
Fab French cuisine, pizza, razor clams: Hong Kong dining picks of Anne-Claire Béraud, of food rescuing app Phenix

French native Anne-Claire Béraud of Phenix, an app that aims to reduce food waste, reveals her top spots for her country’s cuisine, local Hong Kong dishes, rooftop drinking and more.

French native Anne-Claire Béraud of Phenix, an app that aims to reduce food waste, reveals her top spots for her country’s cuisine, local Hong Kong dishes, rooftop drinking and more.

18 May 2022 - 5:25PM
Organic mushrooms grown using Starbucks coffee grounds and cardboard: a Hong Kong farmer’s quest to build a sustainable business

Russell Kong of Urban Mushroom produces three types of oyster mushroom most suitable for Hong Kong’s climate using coffee grounds and cardboard as substrate in which to grow them.

Russell Kong of Urban Mushroom produces three types of oyster mushroom most suitable for Hong Kong’s climate using coffee grounds and cardboard as substrate in which to grow them.

15 May 2022 - 12:15PM
Hong Kong’s Italian deli and gourmet grocery owners talk about online vs in-store shopping, quality produce, and why food is like sex

Hong Kong loves Italian food and the city’s Italian restaurants are being joined by a number of delis and grocery stores. The owners talk about quality produce and the personal touch in their shops.

Hong Kong loves Italian food and the city’s Italian restaurants are being joined by a number of delis and grocery stores. The owners talk about quality produce and the personal touch in their shops.

13 May 2022 - 12:15PM
Fried egg sandwiches, Swiss wings, dim sum, fondue: Hong Kong food picks of a lawyer of ‘the scariest kind’

A litigation lawyer of ‘the scariest kind’ reveals where she gets her fried egg sandwich fix, the place to head for traditional dim sum and spots she visits when she’s abroad.

A litigation lawyer of ‘the scariest kind’ reveals where she gets her fried egg sandwich fix, the place to head for traditional dim sum and spots she visits when she’s abroad.

11 May 2022 - 7:15AM
Hong Kong whisky collector and bar owner talks about super rare bottles and why he’s auctioning some of his Scotch collection

Hong Kong whisky bar owner and collector of rare bottles Aaron Chan talks about Japanese vs Scotch, and the upcoming auction at Bonhams.

Hong Kong whisky bar owner and collector of rare bottles Aaron Chan talks about Japanese vs Scotch, and the upcoming auction at Bonhams.

9 May 2022 - 1:36PM
The best wonton noodle soup in Hong Kong and where to take visitors for roasted goose and ‘amazing’ bistro food

Australian Jonathan Frolich, the managing director of private members club Carlyle & Co, reveals his go-to spots for wonton noodle soup, roasted goose and food worth the splurge.

Australian Jonathan Frolich, the managing director of private members club Carlyle & Co, reveals his go-to spots for wonton noodle soup, roasted goose and food worth the splurge.

4 May 2022 - 4:15PM
Mouthing Off | Anthony Bourdain and Matt Damon said a hot dog is not a sandwich. Let’s be frank, as long as it tastes good, who cares?

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain believed a hot dog shouldn’t be called a sandwich. Others argue about what is or isn’t a pie.

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain believed a hot dog shouldn’t be called a sandwich. Others argue about what is or isn’t a pie.

29 Apr 2022 - 6:45PM
The best spicy chicken pot and roast goose in Hong Kong – an Instagram food blogger’s tips

Instagram food blogger Karies Lam recommends the roast goose at Yat Lok and the spicy chicken pot at Supreme Restaurant, and L’Envol for indulgent French food.

Instagram food blogger Karies Lam recommends the roast goose at Yat Lok and the spicy chicken pot at Supreme Restaurant, and L’Envol for indulgent French food.

27 Apr 2022 - 11:15AM
With kombucha, sparkling tea and herbal remedies, premium craft drinks producers in Hong Kong take on the corporate giants

The craft beer market in Hong Kong may be swamped, but entrepreneurs have found success selling craft teas, sodas and kombucha drinks.

The craft beer market in Hong Kong may be swamped, but entrepreneurs have found success selling craft teas, sodas and kombucha drinks.

22 Apr 2022 - 12:41PM
Where to eat the best beef brisket noodle soup in Hong Kong, and the best Sichuan poached sour fish – a Shenzhen native’s favourite restaurants

Shenzhen native Marissa Hu can’t understand why Chiu Hing Restaurant hasn’t got a Michelin star, it’s that good in her opinion. The Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong executive housekeeper tells us her go-to places to eat.

Shenzhen native Marissa Hu can’t understand why Chiu Hing Restaurant hasn’t got a Michelin star, it’s that good in her opinion. The Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong executive housekeeper tells us her go-to places to eat.

21 Apr 2022 - 9:07AM
Mouthing Off | Why a local food movement won’t work in Hong Kong - we’re not Tuscany, we don’t have enough farmland

Hong Kong’s population size and lack of farmland mean it imports almost all its food, making it hard for consumers and diners to eat only locally made products or locally grown produce.

Hong Kong’s population size and lack of farmland mean it imports almost all its food, making it hard for consumers and diners to eat only locally made products or locally grown produce.

14 Apr 2022 - 4:15PM
Dim sum, dinner and dessert: Hong Kong food picks for visitors and favourite family-feel restaurants of a Hyatt interior designer

Hyatt interior designer Leslie Lui has a list of places to take visitors to the city for great food and a good time, and reveals her favourite restaurants that have a family factor.

Hyatt interior designer Leslie Lui has a list of places to take visitors to the city for great food and a good time, and reveals her favourite restaurants that have a family factor.

13 Apr 2022 - 4:15PM
Best egg puddings and red bean desserts ‘in the world’ in Hong Kong – movie director Amos Why’s top restaurant picks

Movie director Amos Why loves Hong Kong-style sweets – he reveals where he goes to eat them as well as top picks for dumplings, private dining, and French/Italian cuisine on Cheung Chau.

Movie director Amos Why loves Hong Kong-style sweets – he reveals where he goes to eat them as well as top picks for dumplings, private dining, and French/Italian cuisine on Cheung Chau.

7 Apr 2022 - 3:49PM
Mouthing Off | Do we need cookbooks still with millions of recipes online? I stopped using mine long ago

After home cooking for the past three months, Andrew Sun has realised he never actually follows recipe books given the wealth of alternatives online.

After home cooking for the past three months, Andrew Sun has realised he never actually follows recipe books given the wealth of alternatives online.

1 Apr 2022 - 4:15PM
Where to eat hotpot, teppanyaki and Chinese desserts in Hong Kong: a pie-loving Englishman’s go-to restaurants

Chinese and Japanese food are the big likes of Englishman Rob Davenport, especially seafood such as lobster and abalone and comfort food you can share such as clay pot rice and hotpot.

Chinese and Japanese food are the big likes of Englishman Rob Davenport, especially seafood such as lobster and abalone and comfort food you can share such as clay pot rice and hotpot.

31 Mar 2022 - 12:09PM
Cloud kitchens open in Hong Kong as home cooks launch food delivery businesses amid the pandemic but lack space to expand

They turned to cooking food for delivery after being laid off or having to pivot from running a private kitchen, and to scale up they needed professional kitchens. Co-working spaces called cloud kitchens offered a solution.

They turned to cooking food for delivery after being laid off or having to pivot from running a private kitchen, and to scale up they needed professional kitchens. Co-working spaces called cloud kitchens offered a solution.

25 Mar 2022 - 5:15PM
A food blogger’s favourite Hong Kong restaurants for French cuisine with Asian flavours, and dim sum

Food blogger Peter Chang is a big fan of Ta Vie for its distinctive Japanese and Asian flavours. The dim sum at Seventh Son and Fook Lam Moon won’t disappoint, he says.

Food blogger Peter Chang is a big fan of Ta Vie for its distinctive Japanese and Asian flavours. The dim sum at Seventh Son and Fook Lam Moon won’t disappoint, he says.

23 Mar 2022 - 1:38PM
Mouthing Off | Hong Kong’s latest food trend – cheap takeaway rice boxes with toppings – reflects hard times in the city

Hong Kong diners, unable to eat in restaurants at night, are queuing up for cheap and cheerful rice box takeaways from pop-up food stalls.

Hong Kong diners, unable to eat in restaurants at night, are queuing up for cheap and cheerful rice box takeaways from pop-up food stalls.

19 Mar 2022 - 9:13PM
A Japanese writer’s go-to Hong Kong Chinese and Japanese restaurants for crab, dim sum, unagi burger and oyakodon

Miyako Kai, a cancer survivor, loves the dim sum in a Tsuen Wan village house and the Japanese fusion fare at Censu. She has been eating The Chairman’s refined Chinese dishes for years.

Miyako Kai, a cancer survivor, loves the dim sum in a Tsuen Wan village house and the Japanese fusion fare at Censu. She has been eating The Chairman’s refined Chinese dishes for years.

16 Mar 2022 - 11:15AM
Dim sum, gelato, vegetarian samosas, and don’t ignore the decor – an interior designer’s favourite places to eat in Hong Kong

Man Mo’s contemporary dim sum, the old-fashioned kind at Maxim’s Palace City Hall, Veda’s vegetarian samosas, Amber’s decor – Emma Maclean names her top places to eat in Hong Kong.

Man Mo’s contemporary dim sum, the old-fashioned kind at Maxim’s Palace City Hall, Veda’s vegetarian samosas, Amber’s decor – Emma Maclean names her top places to eat in Hong Kong.

9 Mar 2022 - 12:25PM
Mouthing Off | Street food doesn’t need elevating – unless you’re an insecure chef

A recent MasterChef episode had a challenge where contestants were asked to take street food and elevate it. It’s all style over substance, says Andrew Sun.

A recent MasterChef episode had a challenge where contestants were asked to take street food and elevate it. It’s all style over substance, says Andrew Sun.

5 Mar 2022 - 9:45AM
Dim sum, fish balls, pineapple buns, grilled meat: Hong Kong finance worker’s top places to eat in the city

Lambda Li names her top places to eat in the city, from dim sum in the early morning, fish balls and pineapple buns for visitors, and a true neighbourhood venue.

Lambda Li names her top places to eat in the city, from dim sum in the early morning, fish balls and pineapple buns for visitors, and a true neighbourhood venue.

2 Mar 2022 - 12:13PM
Travel expert’s best food to eat around the world, from stir fry in Hong Kong to kaiseki in Japan to seafood in Mexico

Hong Kong-based Shy Perez-Sala, the founder of SPS Travel, gives her tips for kaiseki in Japan, seafood in Mexico, hummus in Israel, and what goes great with Jolibee’s chicken.

Hong Kong-based Shy Perez-Sala, the founder of SPS Travel, gives her tips for kaiseki in Japan, seafood in Mexico, hummus in Israel, and what goes great with Jolibee’s chicken.

23 Feb 2022 - 11:15AM
Mouthing Off | Why food delivery apps don’t get my money – it’s healthier, cheaper and more satisfying to cook yourself

It’s healthier and more satisfying to cook your own food, you save a bundle on delivery costs and it’s not as if Hong Kong wasn’t convenient enough already, Andrew Sun says.

It’s healthier and more satisfying to cook your own food, you save a bundle on delivery costs and it’s not as if Hong Kong wasn’t convenient enough already, Andrew Sun says.

19 Feb 2022 - 12:39PM
The best straight ramen, shoyu ramen and fish broth ramen in Hong Kong - this Frenchman, previously in Japan, knows his noodles

Léo Jockovic, a brand ambassador for Moët Hennessy Diageo previously in Japan, tells the Post where to eat the best soupless ramen, shoyu ramen and fish broth ramen in Hong Kong.

Léo Jockovic, a brand ambassador for Moët Hennessy Diageo previously in Japan, tells the Post where to eat the best soupless ramen, shoyu ramen and fish broth ramen in Hong Kong.

16 Feb 2022 - 4:15PM
Where a Frenchman long in Asia goes for beef brisket and dim sum in Hong Kong and his favourite places to eat in Singapore, Japan, South Korea and Malaysia

Long-time Asia resident and wine seller Nicolas Heretiguian is a fan of classic Cantonese cuisine, bibimbap in Korea, tonkatsu in Japan and chilli crab in Malaysia. Petrus is the place when he hankers after French food.

Long-time Asia resident and wine seller Nicolas Heretiguian is a fan of classic Cantonese cuisine, bibimbap in Korea, tonkatsu in Japan and chilli crab in Malaysia. Petrus is the place when he hankers after French food.

10 Feb 2022 - 10:43AM
Mouthing Off | Why Michelin Guide’s Bib Gourmand restaurants are more relatable to the average diner than those awarded Michelin stars

Michelin stars get everyone excited but the Michelin Guide also awards its Bib Gourmand to restaurants serving good, simple food at affordable prices. To the average diner they are probably more relevant.

Michelin stars get everyone excited but the Michelin Guide also awards its Bib Gourmand to restaurants serving good, simple food at affordable prices. To the average diner they are probably more relevant.

4 Feb 2022 - 8:45AM
Where a casino boss in Macau goes for dim sum, egg tarts and pork chop buns, and his favourite places for Peking duck and Italian food in Hong Kong

Benjamin Toh, the Macau-based CFO of SJM Holdings, tells the Post where he satisfies his cravings for dim sum and egg tarts in Macau, and his go-to restaurant in Hong Kong for Peking duck.

Benjamin Toh, the Macau-based CFO of SJM Holdings, tells the Post where he satisfies his cravings for dim sum and egg tarts in Macau, and his go-to restaurant in Hong Kong for Peking duck.

7 Feb 2022 - 11:46AM
Explainer | How hotpot, a Chinese food favourite, started with Genghis Khan, its regional varieties and how to enjoy it safely during Covid

Across China, from Beijing to Sichuan, Yunnan and Hainan, hotpot is loved by many. But can you eat the traditional shared dish safely in a pandemic?

Across China, from Beijing to Sichuan, Yunnan and Hainan, hotpot is loved by many. But can you eat the traditional shared dish safely in a pandemic?

28 Jan 2022 - 5:42PM