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.

Latest from Tracey Furniss

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

30 Jul 2019 - 12:22PM

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

19 Jun 2019 - 1:00PM

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
Hidden gem Chaiwala offers a treasure trove of delights from all over India

Small-dish street fare with a contemporary slant is the order of the day in this colourful basement eatery in Central

18 Jun 2019 - 1:30PM

Small-dish street fare with a contemporary slant is the order of the day in this colourful basement eatery in Central

Hidden gem Chaiwala offers a treasure trove of delights from all over India
New Punjab Club elevates popular tandoor fare to a magical plane

Chef Palash Mitra, once of London’s one-Michelin-star Gymkhana, brings a refined touch to Punjabi fare at this postcolonial-style eatery in Central

18 Jun 2019 - 1:00PM

Chef Palash Mitra, once of London’s one-Michelin-star Gymkhana, brings a refined touch to Punjabi fare at this postcolonial-style eatery in Central

New Punjab Club elevates popular tandoor fare to a magical plane
Wagyu Vanne’s seven-course tasting menu of famed Japanese beef is the thrill of the grill

Causeway Bay restaurant specialises in serving Japan’s acclaimed beef in a plethora of cooking presentations

18 Jun 2019 - 12:00PM

Causeway Bay restaurant specialises in serving Japan’s acclaimed beef in a plethora of cooking presentations

Wagyu Vanne’s seven-course tasting menu of famed Japanese beef is the thrill of the grill
PIIN in Soho marries Burgundy and refined Cantonese cuisine

The food matches perfectly with an extraordinary wine cellar, ensuring the venue will be a popular spot for connoisseurs

18 Jun 2019 - 11:45AM

The food matches perfectly with an extraordinary wine cellar, ensuring the venue will be a popular spot for connoisseurs

PIIN in Soho marries Burgundy and refined Cantonese cuisine
Rùn restaurant at The St. Regis Hong Kong evokes the refined culture of Chinese tea pavilions

A visit to sample the new Wan Chai hotel’s fine dining restaurant’s modern dim sum menu did not disappoint

18 Jun 2019 - 11:15AM

A visit to sample the new Wan Chai hotel’s fine dining restaurant’s modern dim sum menu did not disappoint

Rùn restaurant at The St. Regis Hong Kong evokes the refined culture of Chinese tea pavilions
SOMM at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental is a French neo-bistro with eclectic tastes

The wine selection includes more than 1,600 champagnes, wines and sake, making it a perfect spot to enjoy champagne and caviar or sake pairing with your meal

18 Jun 2019 - 11:00AM

The wine selection includes more than 1,600 champagnes, wines and sake, making it a perfect spot to enjoy champagne and caviar or sake pairing with your meal

SOMM at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental is a French neo-bistro  with eclectic tastes
Chef James Sharman’s travels inspire unique take on British food at The Leah

Globe-trotting chef James Sharman dishes up inspired interpretations of British comfort food at Causeway Bay bar

18 Jun 2019 - 10:30AM

Globe-trotting chef James Sharman dishes up inspired interpretations of British comfort food at Causeway Bay bar

Chef James Sharman’s travels inspire unique take on British food at The Leah
Here and Nhau: Vietnamese answer to the izakaya with a touch of French flair

The name of this Sheung Wan diner means ‘together’ but also implies eating while drinking – and the dishes certainly are perfect with a glass of wine or beer

18 Jun 2019 - 10:00AM

The name of this Sheung Wan diner means ‘together’ but also implies eating while drinking – and the dishes certainly are perfect with a glass of wine or beer

Here and Nhau: Vietnamese answer to the izakaya with a touch of French flair
Where to eat in Hong Kong: 7 great new restaurants, menus – and the second Gin Fest – to try in June

Openings such as Louise, chef Julien Royer’s first Hong Kong foray and Repulse Bay’s Sip Song and FUMI’s new Sunday brunch on Father’s Day are among this month’s delights

19 Jun 2019 - 5:37PM

Openings such as Louise, chef Julien Royer’s first Hong Kong foray and Repulse Bay’s Sip Song and FUMI’s new Sunday brunch on Father’s Day are among this month’s delights

Where to eat in Hong Kong: 7 great new restaurants, menus – and the second Gin Fest – to try in June
Review | We review L’Envol at the St. Regis Hong Kong, where French cuisine reaches new heights

New hotel’s restaurant, helmed by chef Oliver Elzer, offers contemporary French cuisine, including a choice of tasting menu options

2 Jun 2019 - 12:00PM

New hotel’s restaurant, helmed by chef Oliver Elzer, offers contemporary French cuisine, including a choice of tasting menu options

We review L’Envol at the St. Regis Hong Kong, where French cuisine reaches new heights
Would you pay US$5,000 for this posh New York cocktail?

Served in a Baccarat glass and garnished with an Amarena cherry, the L’Imperial contains ‘impossible-to-get’ vintage 1921-1926 green chartreuse

23 May 2019 - 1:46PM

Served in a Baccarat glass and garnished with an Amarena cherry, the L’Imperial contains ‘impossible-to-get’ vintage 1921-1926 green chartreuse

Would you pay US$5,000 for this posh New York cocktail?
10 Hong Kong restaurants with delicious offerings for an extra special Mother’s Day

Whether it’s Big Sur’s sizzling barbecue feast, delicious Malaysian cuisine at Cafe Malacca or ChrysantheMUM hotpot at The Drunken Pot, let’s count the ways you can make Mother’s Day a hit

3 May 2019 - 12:00PM

Whether it’s Big Sur’s sizzling barbecue feast, delicious Malaysian cuisine at Cafe Malacca or ChrysantheMUM hotpot at The Drunken Pot, let’s count the ways you can make Mother’s Day a hit

10 Hong Kong restaurants with delicious offerings for an extra special Mother’s Day
We review Yi, Morpheus Macau’s Chinese restaurant with sky-high views

The restaurant serves creative regional Chinese dishes, with Cantonese, Sichuan, Chaozhou, Hunan and Shandong flavours to choose from

25 Apr 2019 - 2:56AM

The restaurant serves creative regional Chinese dishes, with Cantonese, Sichuan, Chaozhou, Hunan and Shandong flavours to choose from

We review Yi, Morpheus Macau’s Chinese restaurant with sky-high views
Can you guess which fruit is the star of these sinful luxe desserts by Hong Kong chefs?

Pastry chefs Gary Wong of Ignis by Linx and Alexandre Brusquet of Pierre at the Mandarin Oriental make joyful treats with ... drumroll ... the humble apple as the main ingredient

24 Apr 2019 - 2:00AM

Pastry chefs Gary Wong of Ignis by Linx and Alexandre Brusquet of Pierre at the Mandarin Oriental make joyful treats with ... drumroll ... the humble apple as the main ingredient

Can you guess which fruit is the star of these sinful luxe desserts by Hong Kong chefs?
Where to eat in Hong Kong: chinese restaurants that kick things up with kung fu and Shanghai vibes

From the martial arts ambience at Dragon Noodles Academy to the rich 1960s theme at Madame Fu, a raft of Chinese eateries is giving Hongkongers a 360-degree experience

21 Apr 2019 - 2:00AM

From the martial arts ambience at Dragon Noodles Academy to the rich 1960s theme at Madame Fu, a raft of Chinese eateries is giving Hongkongers a 360-degree experience

Where to eat in Hong Kong: chinese restaurants that kick things up with kung fu and Shanghai vibes
Mad about Japanese pancakes? Hit this fluffy ‘Birthday’ stack at Kowloon Shangri-La

The Birthday Tower – soufflé pancakes with Japanese strawberries, maple syrup and cream created by chef Wins Hung Chi-yin – is a delightful take on the favourite snack.

17 Apr 2019 - 4:47AM

The Birthday Tower – soufflé pancakes with Japanese strawberries, maple syrup and cream created by chef Wins Hung Chi-yin – is a delightful take on the favourite snack.

Mad about Japanese pancakes? Hit this fluffy ‘Birthday’ stack at Kowloon Shangri-La
Where to eat the best weekend brunches with free-flow drinks in Hong Kong

Al Molo, Alto, Bistecca, Buenos Aires Polo Club, Gough’s on Gough, Jashan, La Rambla by Catalunya and Madame Ching are among eateries serving all-you-can-eat delights

17 Apr 2019 - 3:27PM

Al Molo, Alto, Bistecca, Buenos Aires Polo Club, Gough’s on Gough, Jashan, La Rambla by Catalunya and Madame Ching are among eateries serving all-you-can-eat delights

Where to eat the best weekend brunches with free-flow drinks in Hong Kong
BFFs with Taylor Swift and married to his childhood sweetheart: 12 things we didn’t know about Ed Sheeran

Sheeran is considered the most successful singer-songwriter of all time but still finds time to support to lesser known charities

13 Apr 2019 - 10:20AM

Sheeran is considered the most successful singer-songwriter of all time but still finds time to support to lesser known charities

BFFs with Taylor Swift and married to his childhood sweetheart: 12 things we didn’t know about Ed Sheeran
11 best places for eating out this Easter in Hong Kong — and to have a little fun

Whether it’s lunch, dinner or afternoon tea you are after, there will be lots to splurge on

12 Apr 2019 - 1:00PM

Whether it’s lunch, dinner or afternoon tea you are after, there will be lots to splurge on

11 best places for eating out this Easter in Hong Kong — and to have a little fun