Tracey Furniss

Tracey Furniss is Deputy Editor, Specialist Publications at the SCMP. Her beat also includes editor of Good Eating magazine and 100 Top Tables - A CEO's Dining Guide, which takes her to some of the city’s great eateries. Before joining the SCMP, she was a television journalist, digital editor and travel writer for a host of well-known publications in the United States.
Tracey Furniss
Tracey Furniss is Deputy Editor, Specialist Publications at the SCMP. Her beat also includes editor of Good Eating magazine and 100 Top Tables - A CEO's Dining Guide, which takes her to some of the city’s great eateries. Before joining the SCMP, she was a television journalist, digital editor and travel writer for a host of well-known publications in the United States.

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Hong Kong protests force many restaurants in Central, Wan Chai and Causeway Bay to close permanently

With landlords keeping rents high and the Hong Kong protests forcing owners to keep doors closed, many shops and restaurants have lost too much business to stay open

10 Oct 2019 - 5:00PM

With landlords keeping rents high and the Hong Kong protests forcing owners to keep doors closed, many shops and restaurants have lost too much business to stay open

Hong Kong protests force many restaurants in Central, Wan Chai and Causeway Bay to close permanently
First Hong Kong's airport – so will celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck be heading into the city for his next restaurant?

The casual Wolfgang Puck Kitchen is now open at Hong Kong airport – but when will the Hollywood chef bring his celebrated Cut or Spago to the city? Soon, he hopes

4 Oct 2019 - 5:31PM

The casual Wolfgang Puck Kitchen is now open at Hong Kong airport – but when will the Hollywood chef bring his celebrated Cut or Spago to the city? Soon, he hopes

First Hong Kong's airport – so will celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck be heading into the city for his next restaurant?
Review | We review the Rosewood Bangkok, the luxury 5-star hotel that greets you with a Thai wai and a smile

With calming, Thai-inspired spa treatments, fine dining, a speakeasy and more, Rosewood Bangkok offers guests an elegant destination in the heart of Thailand’s capital

24 Sep 2019 - 5:28PM

With calming, Thai-inspired spa treatments, fine dining, a speakeasy and more, Rosewood Bangkok offers guests an elegant destination in the heart of Thailand’s capital

We review the Rosewood Bangkok, the luxury 5-star hotel that greets you with a Thai wai and a smile
Zest by Konishi: city views, bento boxes and fine French-Japanese dining

At this restaurant in Central, the long open kitchen means you can watch the chefs in action while enjoying the views and fine dégustation tasting menu

5 Sep 2019 - 10:30AM

At this restaurant in Central, the long open kitchen means you can watch the chefs in action while enjoying the views and fine dégustation tasting menu

Zest by Konishi: city views, bento boxes and fine French-Japanese dining
Stranded indoors by a typhoon? 4 celebrity chefs tell us what they would cook in an emergency

Top chefs tell us what they would whip up when rained in for the day

5 Sep 2019 - 10:00AM

Top chefs tell us what they would whip up when rained in for the day

Stranded indoors by a typhoon? 4 celebrity chefs tell us what they would cook in an emergency
Tuck into authentic Italian food from the Piedmont region at Castellana in Causeway Bay

Two Michelin-star chef Marco Sacco creates authentic tasting menus to satisfy Italian food lovers at the new restaurant at the Cubus in Causeway Bay

5 Sep 2019 - 10:00AM

Two Michelin-star chef Marco Sacco creates authentic tasting menus to satisfy Italian food lovers at the new restaurant at the Cubus in Causeway Bay

Tuck into authentic Italian food from the Piedmont region at Castellana in Causeway Bay
Want your Wagyu with a view? The Peak’s new restaurant 37 Steakhouse & Bar has it sorted

37 Steakhouse & Bar offers alfresco dining, impressive city views from Victoria Peak and a warm, inviting interior designed by Yasumichi Morita

4 Sep 2019 - 12:15PM

37 Steakhouse & Bar offers alfresco dining, impressive city views from Victoria Peak and a warm, inviting interior designed by Yasumichi Morita

Want your Wagyu with a view? The Peak’s new restaurant 37 Steakhouse & Bar has it sorted
Hong Kong desserts: vegan cheesecake versus New York-style cheesecake – which tastes better?

Cheesecake, whether New York-style at Morton’s of Chicago or VEDA’s vegan fig and cashew offering, is all about pairing flavours and delivering a rich dessert. Or is it?

4 Sep 2019 - 4:34AM

Cheesecake, whether New York-style at Morton’s of Chicago or VEDA’s vegan fig and cashew offering, is all about pairing flavours and delivering a rich dessert. Or is it?

Hong Kong desserts: vegan cheesecake versus New York-style cheesecake – which tastes better?
Looking for a family-friendly, fine dining restaurant? SoHo’s Cornerstone bistro is a good option

Arcane’s Shane Osborn opens a new, casual bistro in SoHo led by chef Neal Ledesma to offer an affordable yet first-class experience with a succulent menu

3 Sep 2019 - 11:15AM

Arcane’s Shane Osborn opens a new, casual bistro in SoHo led by chef Neal Ledesma to offer an affordable yet first-class experience with a succulent menu

Looking for a family-friendly, fine dining restaurant? SoHo’s Cornerstone bistro is a good option
Historic French restaurant Dalloyau opens outlet in the heart of Hong Kong

Famed for serving the Palace of Versailles royal court, Dalloyau opens its fifth location in Central and has unique and flavourful dishes found only in this restaurant

3 Sep 2019 - 11:00AM

Famed for serving the Palace of Versailles royal court, Dalloyau opens its fifth location in Central and has unique and flavourful dishes found only in this restaurant

Historic French restaurant Dalloyau opens outlet in the heart of Hong Kong
How Sheung Wan’s new Japanese restaurant Honjo is shaking things up

Pirata Group’s latest concept to hit Sheung Wan is a hip, modern Japanese restaurant featuring classic and creative dishes

3 Sep 2019 - 11:00AM

Pirata Group’s latest concept to hit Sheung Wan is a hip, modern Japanese restaurant featuring classic and creative dishes

How Sheung Wan’s new Japanese restaurant Honjo is shaking things up
From Chinese to Indian: where to eat yummy vegan food from across the globe in Hong Kong

Restaurants like Arcane, Confusion Plant Based Kitchen and The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong’s Tin Lung Heen restaurant are serving up delicious vegetarian and plant-based dishes from different cuisines, from Indian to Mexican and Chinese

3 Sep 2019 - 11:40AM

Restaurants like Arcane, Confusion Plant Based Kitchen and The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong’s Tin Lung Heen restaurant are serving up delicious vegetarian and plant-based dishes from different cuisines, from Indian to Mexican and Chinese

From Chinese to Indian: where to eat yummy vegan food from across the globe in Hong Kong
At Nectar in Sheung Wan, vegan dishes are locally sourced – from ‘cheese’ plates to hearty mains

Using seasonal, locally sourced produce, Chef Peggy Chan creates vegan meals at her newest fine dining restaurant on Hong Kong Island

3 Sep 2019 - 10:00AM

Using seasonal, locally sourced produce, Chef Peggy Chan creates vegan meals at her newest fine dining restaurant on Hong Kong Island

At Nectar in Sheung Wan, vegan dishes are locally sourced – from ‘cheese’ plates to hearty mains
Arcane serves sophisticated vegan food with refreshing seasonal ingredients

Fresh produce and international flavours inspire chef Shane Osboern’s new vegan menu at Arcane

3 Sep 2019 - 9:30AM

Fresh produce and international flavours inspire chef Shane Osboern’s new vegan menu at Arcane

Arcane serves sophisticated vegan food with refreshing seasonal ingredients
Confusion Plant Based Kitchen: multicultural vegan cuisine with a twist

This cosy spot in Sheung Wan has just a few tables and high seats against the wall, but the creative plant-based dishes has customers returning for more

3 Sep 2019 - 9:15AM

This cosy spot in Sheung Wan has just a few tables and high seats against the wall, but the creative plant-based dishes has customers returning for more

Confusion Plant Based Kitchen: multicultural vegan cuisine with a twist
Vegan-friendly Mediterranean fare in Mong Kok at Cordis Hong Kong’s lounge restaurant Alibi

Served on a tree trunk ‘tray’, the peanut and black truffle parfait tasted like foie gras – without the guilt

3 Sep 2019 - 8:00AM

Served on a tree trunk ‘tray’, the peanut and black truffle parfait tasted like foie gras – without the guilt

Vegan-friendly Mediterranean fare in Mong Kok at Cordis Hong Kong’s lounge restaurant Alibi
Hong Kong’s Michelin-starred ‘Demon Chef’ Alvin Leung honoured by French government

Star of foodie TV shows The Maverick Chef, Wok Star, Seoul Extreme and Seoul Refined, Leung’s latest honour is a Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite Agricole

2 Sep 2019 - 3:12PM

Star of foodie TV shows The Maverick Chef, Wok Star, Seoul Extreme and Seoul Refined, Leung’s latest honour is a Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite Agricole

Hong Kong’s Michelin-starred ‘Demon Chef’ Alvin Leung honoured by French government
Spa treatments, sea views and garden yoga: we review 3 five-star Hong Kong hotels offering the ultimate luxury staycation

At The St Regis Hong Kong, Rosewood Hong Kong and The Upper House, soak up luxury with special packages that include everything from 24-hour butler service and wellness spa treatments to afternoon tea and exquisite meals with complimentary bubbly

3 Sep 2019 - 11:00AM

At The St Regis Hong Kong, Rosewood Hong Kong and The Upper House, soak up luxury with special packages that include everything from 24-hour butler service and wellness spa treatments to afternoon tea and exquisite meals with complimentary bubbly

Spa treatments, sea views and garden yoga: we review 3 five-star Hong Kong hotels offering the ultimate luxury staycation
Sake, Scotch and gold dust: 3 of Hong Kong’s sexiest Instagram-worthy drinks

Pull up a stool at Hong Kong bars Sensu, J’s Bar Bistro and Mr Brown and order one of these ravishing cocktails that look as fine as they taste

31 Aug 2019 - 4:00PM

Pull up a stool at Hong Kong bars Sensu, J’s Bar Bistro and Mr Brown and order one of these ravishing cocktails that look as fine as they taste

Sake, Scotch and gold dust: 3 of Hong Kong’s sexiest Instagram-worthy drinks
How India became one of the world's largest whisky producers

Did you know that whiskies from India comprise 48 per cent of all the whiskies in the world? Big brands, like Seagram’s and Imperial Blue, are top-listed and some are available in Hong Kong restaurants like Daarukhana and New Punjab Club

16 Aug 2019 - 10:00AM

Did you know that whiskies from India comprise 48 per cent of all the whiskies in the world? Big brands, like Seagram’s and Imperial Blue, are top-listed and some are available in Hong Kong restaurants like Daarukhana and New Punjab Club

How India became one of the world's largest whisky producers
5 top Singapore restaurants that are getting more hype than the city's street food

Burnt Ends, Odette, Nouri, Jaan by Kirk Westway and The White Rabbit are the Lion City’s high-end restaurants that draw hordes of locals and tourists – remember to book a table before you go

12 Aug 2019 - 5:47PM

Burnt Ends, Odette, Nouri, Jaan by Kirk Westway and The White Rabbit are the Lion City’s high-end restaurants that draw hordes of locals and tourists – remember to book a table before you go

5 top Singapore restaurants that are getting more hype than the city's street food
ZEST by Konishi in Hong Kong gets set to showcase the French Japanese culinary style of chef Mitsuru Konishi

The two-storey restaurant on On Lan Street in Central is Lai Sun Dining’s latest culinary concept

21 Aug 2019 - 2:49PM

The two-storey restaurant on On Lan Street in Central is Lai Sun Dining’s latest culinary concept

ZEST by Konishi in Hong Kong gets set to showcase the French Japanese culinary style of chef Mitsuru Konishi
2 new fine dining restaurants in Hong Kong we just can’t stop talking about

The new eateries – 37 Steakhouse & Bar with its elevated steak experience, and the authentic regional Italian cuisine of Castellana – are making even veteran foodies salivate

26 Jul 2019 - 11:47AM

The new eateries – 37 Steakhouse & Bar with its elevated steak experience, and the authentic regional Italian cuisine of Castellana – are making even veteran foodies salivate

2 new fine dining restaurants in Hong Kong we just can’t stop talking about
How The Great Room’s luxury Hong Kong co-working space aims to inspire creativity

New branch of Singapore-based company has opened 24,000-square-foot space in One Taikoo Place, Quarry Bay, as part of expansion plans in the city and across Asia

25 Jul 2019 - 3:01PM

New branch of Singapore-based company has opened 24,000-square-foot space in One Taikoo Place, Quarry Bay, as part of expansion plans in the city and across Asia

How The Great Room’s luxury Hong Kong co-working space aims to inspire creativity
3 outstanding new Hong Kong restaurants you must try

Kakure, serving Ginza-style Japanese fare, Root Central, offering French fine dining, and Nove Chinese Kitchen have all opened in Central

24 Jul 2019 - 3:45PM

Kakure, serving Ginza-style Japanese fare, Root Central, offering French fine dining, and Nove Chinese Kitchen have all opened in Central

3 outstanding new Hong Kong restaurants you must try
Which was the only Hong Kong restaurant to make The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2019 list?

Only seven restaurants from Asia were recognised, with Gaggan in Bangkok rated fourth best and Tokyo’s Den ranked 11th best at last week’s award ceremony in Singapore.

1 Jul 2019 - 1:54PM

Only seven restaurants from Asia were recognised, with Gaggan in Bangkok rated fourth best and Tokyo’s Den ranked 11th best at last week’s award ceremony in Singapore.

Which was the only Hong Kong restaurant to make The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2019 list?
Why all the best hotel brands want to be in Bangkok

Thai capital has already welcomed Rosewood Bangkok and Nikko Hotel Bangkok in 2019, with Capella Bangkok, Four Seasons Bangkok and the first Orient Express hotel coming soon

28 Jun 2019 - 2:43AM

Thai capital has already welcomed Rosewood Bangkok and Nikko Hotel Bangkok in 2019, with Capella Bangkok, Four Seasons Bangkok and the first Orient Express hotel coming soon

Why all the best hotel brands want to be in Bangkok
Fabulous vegan desserts in Hong Kong even non-vegans will love

The rising appetite for vegan fare in Hong Kong is inspiring top restaurants like Amber at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental and Bread Street Kitchen by Gordon Ramsay to create sensational sweets

25 Jun 2019 - 10:00AM

The rising appetite for vegan fare in Hong Kong is inspiring top restaurants like Amber at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental and Bread Street Kitchen by Gordon Ramsay to create sensational sweets

Fabulous vegan desserts in Hong Kong even non-vegans will love
3 Hong Kong restaurants to visit for a modern taste of India

Jashan, New Punjab Club and Daarukhana are serving up Indian cuisine with stylish plating and fantastic ingredients – without compromising on taste

23 Jun 2019 - 12:00PM

Jashan, New Punjab Club and Daarukhana are serving up Indian cuisine with stylish plating and fantastic ingredients – without compromising on taste

3 Hong Kong restaurants to visit for a modern taste of India
Love dim sum? John Anthony’s chef Saito Chau shares his tips on making yummy dumplings

Chef Saito Chau at John Anthony restaurant in Hong Kong discusses his culinary interpretations of dumplings like xiao long bao, and how to get dim sum right every time you make it

9 Sep 2019 - 3:08PM

Chef Saito Chau at John Anthony restaurant in Hong Kong discusses his culinary interpretations of dumplings like xiao long bao, and how to get dim sum right every time you make it

Love dim sum? John Anthony’s chef Saito Chau shares his tips on making yummy dumplings