Tracey Furniss

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

Johnny Depp, Beyoncé, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Madonna and more celebrities related to Queen Elizabeth and the British royal family

Johnny Depp, Beyoncé, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Madonna … that’s just the tip of the iceberg in STYLE’s amazing list of Hollywood A-listers with regal pedigree

28 Jul 2020 - 3:00AM

Johnny Depp, Beyoncé, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Madonna … that’s just the tip of the iceberg in STYLE’s amazing list of Hollywood A-listers with regal pedigree

Johnny Depp, Beyoncé, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Madonna and more celebrities related to Queen Elizabeth and the British royal family
Queen Elizabeth’s Buckingham Palace Gin sold out in 8 hours – but will Meghan Markle be sent a bottle for her birthday in August?

Long a favourite tipple of the British royal family, what does the new Buckingham Palace Gin actually taste like?

27 Jul 2020 - 6:08PM

Long a favourite tipple of the British royal family, what does the new Buckingham Palace Gin actually taste like?

Queen Elizabeth’s Buckingham Palace Gin sold out in 8 hours – but will Meghan Markle be sent a bottle for her birthday in August?
5 new restaurant openings in Hong Kong – including Hansik Goo, Hiyama and Yakinikumafia – where daytime eating comes into its own

Tirpse and Harbourside Grill Recent are also new additions, but with the reintroduction of new measures due to coronavirus, these restaurants may only be a daytime option for now

20 Jul 2020 - 6:00PM

Tirpse and Harbourside Grill Recent are also new additions, but with the reintroduction of new measures due to coronavirus, these restaurants may only be a daytime option for now

5 new restaurant openings in Hong Kong – including Hansik Goo, Hiyama and Yakinikumafia – where daytime eating comes into its own
Angelina Jolie, Zac Efron and Justin Timberlake eat bugs, and so do 2 billion others – which celebrities munch crickets, spiders and locusts for health and protein?

Insects are a regular staple to more than 2 billion people worldwide and are a good source of protein – even the A-listers eat them

20 Jul 2020 - 9:00AM

Insects are a regular staple to more than 2 billion people worldwide and are a good source of protein – even the A-listers eat them

Angelina Jolie, Zac Efron and Justin Timberlake eat bugs, and so do 2 billion others – which celebrities munch crickets, spiders and locusts for health and protein?
What was Bruce Lee really like? Friends of the Hong Kong legend – Robert Chua and Susan Ng – recall fond times with him, 47 years after his death

He was humble, friendly and loved to play jokes – friends Robert Chua and Susan Ng saw him away from his Hollywood career, which was cut short with his death aged 32

21 Jul 2020 - 1:18PM

He was humble, friendly and loved to play jokes – friends Robert Chua and Susan Ng saw him away from his Hollywood career, which was cut short with his death aged 32

What was Bruce Lee really like? Friends of the Hong Kong legend – Robert Chua and Susan Ng – recall fond times with him, 47 years after his death
Whatever happened to 3 Hong Kong-raised women who became princesses after marrying into European royalty – Alexandra Manley, Marie-Chantal Miller and Alexandra Miller?

It may have started with a kiss in Central, but where are they now? For some, it has been a case of living happily ever after – but not for all

7 Jul 2020 - 8:00AM

It may have started with a kiss in Central, but where are they now? For some, it has been a case of living happily ever after – but not for all

Whatever happened to 3 Hong Kong-raised women who became princesses after marrying into European royalty – Alexandra Manley, Marie-Chantal Miller and Alexandra Miller?
Italian excellence: fine Tuscan meals at Associazione Chianti

The restaurant combines good service, delicious dishes, striking decor and, to top it all, music from the 1960s

2 Jul 2020 - 2:33PM

The restaurant combines good service, delicious dishes, striking decor and, to top it all, music from the 1960s

Italian excellence: fine Tuscan meals at Associazione Chianti
At Hansik Goo, chef Mingoo Kang delivers contemporary Korean food and a delectable sharing menu

The sharing menu reflects the chef’s style, and diners can pair dishes with Korean wines

2 Jul 2020 - 2:25PM

The sharing menu reflects the chef’s style, and diners can pair dishes with Korean wines

At Hansik Goo, chef Mingoo Kang delivers contemporary Korean food and a delectable sharing menu
Chaat: delicious Indian street food on your plate at Rosewood Hong Kong

From the chaat to the curries and dum biryani, this reasonably priced restaurant does not disappoint

2 Jul 2020 - 2:21PM

From the chaat to the curries and dum biryani, this reasonably priced restaurant does not disappoint

Chaat: delicious Indian street food on your plate at Rosewood Hong Kong
Yakinikumafia – the only restaurant in Hong Kong offering single breed Ozaki Wagyu, which is rare even in Japan

The Ozaki Wagyu at the eatery is hand cut for the grill, using minimal wastage techniques and with every part of the cow used

2 Jul 2020 - 2:17PM

The Ozaki Wagyu at the eatery is hand cut for the grill, using minimal wastage techniques and with every part of the cow used

Yakinikumafia – the only restaurant in Hong Kong offering single breed Ozaki Wagyu, which is rare even in Japan
Bruce Lee’s favourite dishes – and where he most liked to eat out in Hong Kong and Seattle

Legendary kung fu master liked steak and spaghetti but avoided fried food and alcohol; he also ate four or five smaller meals a day and snacked on fruit to boost his metabolism

3 Jul 2020 - 12:16PM

Legendary kung fu master liked steak and spaghetti but avoided fried food and alcohol; he also ate four or five smaller meals a day and snacked on fruit to boost his metabolism

Bruce Lee’s favourite dishes – and where he most liked to eat out in Hong Kong and Seattle
Royal flashback: When Princess Diana visited Hong Kong – with and without ex-husband Prince Charles – in pictures

The People’s Princess visited Hong Kong twice, both with and without Prince Charles, and dozens of flashbulbs recorded the iconic outfits, charity visits and gala dinners – STYLE takes a look back

20 Jul 2020 - 12:42PM

The People’s Princess visited Hong Kong twice, both with and without Prince Charles, and dozens of flashbulbs recorded the iconic outfits, charity visits and gala dinners – STYLE takes a look back

Royal flashback: When Princess Diana visited Hong Kong – with and without ex-husband Prince Charles – in pictures
Meet Hong Kong filmmaker Derek Tsang Kwok-cheung, director of Better Days – an award-winning movie about bullying

STYLE sits down with the director – who has just gone vegan – to discuss his recent film, and growing up in the shadow of his celebrity father, Eric Tsang Chi-wai

2 Jul 2020 - 12:41PM

STYLE sits down with the director – who has just gone vegan – to discuss his recent film, and growing up in the shadow of his celebrity father, Eric Tsang Chi-wai

Meet Hong Kong filmmaker Derek Tsang Kwok-cheung, director of Better Days – an award-winning movie about bullying
Hand drip, French press or espresso machine? Single origin or blended beans? Ethiopia, Brazil or Colombia? How to make the perfect cup of coffee

Hand drip, French press or espresso machine? Single origin or blended beans? Ethiopia, Brazil or Colombia? How to make a barista-approved brew at home

28 Jun 2020 - 9:00AM

Hand drip, French press or espresso machine? Single origin or blended beans? Ethiopia, Brazil or Colombia? How to make a barista-approved brew at home

Hand drip, French press or espresso machine? Single origin or blended beans? Ethiopia, Brazil or Colombia? How to make the perfect cup of coffee
Why Parisian-style brasserie District Eight is the best place for lazy weekend lunches

Top cuts of Australian meat dominate the menu at this Tsim Sha Tsui steakhouse brasserie, which also has a well-stocked bar that offers a wide selection of wines and cocktails

27 Jun 2020 - 11:00AM

Top cuts of Australian meat dominate the menu at this Tsim Sha Tsui steakhouse brasserie, which also has a well-stocked bar that offers a wide selection of wines and cocktails

Why Parisian-style brasserie District Eight is the best place for lazy weekend lunches
Ying Jee Club in Hong Kong’s Central district – posh Cantonese fare in a stunning setting

Dishes such as crab claw with shrimp paste and pan-fried Kagoshima A4 Wagyu beef elevate the faultless menu at this mainstay of Chinese dining

27 Jun 2020 - 10:30AM

Dishes such as crab claw with shrimp paste and pan-fried Kagoshima A4 Wagyu beef elevate the faultless menu at this mainstay of Chinese dining

Ying Jee Club in Hong Kong’s Central district – posh Cantonese fare in a stunning setting
At Italian steakhouse Bistecca in Lan Kwai Fong, porcini risotto and Australian Wagyu T-bone are menu stand-outs

Perfect for hanging out with friends or for a date, Bistecca in Hong Kong’s nightlife hub LKF does hearty Italian mains and desserts in warm environs

26 Jun 2020 - 11:00AM

Perfect for hanging out with friends or for a date, Bistecca in Hong Kong’s nightlife hub LKF does hearty Italian mains and desserts in warm environs

At Italian steakhouse Bistecca in Lan Kwai Fong, porcini risotto and Australian Wagyu T-bone are menu stand-outs
Harbourside Grill: delicious cocktails and surf and turf platters in Tsim Sha Tsui

Terrace seating, great views and a menu packed with delicious dishes put this restaurant among the best in Tsim Sha Tsui

26 Jun 2020 - 10:00AM

Terrace seating, great views and a menu packed with delicious dishes put this restaurant among the best in Tsim Sha Tsui

Harbourside Grill: delicious cocktails and surf and turf platters in Tsim Sha Tsui
Which Hong Kong restaurants closed since coronavirus – and how will the rest survive?

Central’s Elgin Street has lost Craftsteak, Soho Spice and Olive, Brickhouse and John Anthony have closed – where will be next to go and how will the rest survive?

2 Jul 2020 - 12:47PM

Central’s Elgin Street has lost Craftsteak, Soho Spice and Olive, Brickhouse and John Anthony have closed – where will be next to go and how will the rest survive?

Which Hong Kong restaurants closed since coronavirus – and how will the rest survive?
5 habits of Britain’s Prince William which might seem strange for a royal – from binges on chocolate to ordering takeaway pizza

Prince Charles’ son, 38 this month, likes to pick up trash along with his brother Prince Harry; he also acts in other ways which may not be considered entirely regal

21 Jun 2020 - 3:01PM

Prince Charles’ son, 38 this month, likes to pick up trash along with his brother Prince Harry; he also acts in other ways which may not be considered entirely regal

5 habits of Britain’s Prince William which might seem strange for a royal – from binges on chocolate to ordering takeaway pizza
Why Hongkongers are talking about Hansik Goo, the new Korean restaurant from Michelin-starred chef Mingoo Kang of Seoul’s Mingles

The first restaurant outside Korea from Mingles’ Michelin-starred chef Mingoo Kang serves up contemporary Korean flavours for US$100 per head

1 Jun 2020 - 6:30PM

The first restaurant outside Korea from Mingles’ Michelin-starred chef Mingoo Kang serves up contemporary Korean flavours for US$100 per head

Why Hongkongers are talking about Hansik Goo, the new Korean restaurant from Michelin-starred chef Mingoo Kang of Seoul’s Mingles
Move aside Meghan and Harry, these 10 young British royals – who smoke, do yoga, work in fashion, TV and journalism – are the real cool royals

Tatler cover girl Lady Amelia Windsor, bad boy raver Cassius Taylor, shirtless gym rat Arthur Chatto … these young, individualistic British royals make Harry and Meghan look positively conservative

21 May 2020 - 6:00PM

Tatler cover girl Lady Amelia Windsor, bad boy raver Cassius Taylor, shirtless gym rat Arthur Chatto … these young, individualistic British royals make Harry and Meghan look positively conservative

Move aside Meghan and Harry, these 10 young British royals – who smoke, do yoga, work in fashion, TV and journalism – are the real cool royals
Harry and Meghan’s Hollywood hood: Elton John, Katy Perry and Serena Williams are now the Sussexes’ A-list Los Angeles neighbours

Reports have surfaced that the royals in exile have settled on an address in LA, staying in a US$12 million Hollywood mansion with Elton John, Katy Perry and Serena Williams as neighbours

17 May 2020 - 3:00PM

Reports have surfaced that the royals in exile have settled on an address in LA, staying in a US$12 million Hollywood mansion with Elton John, Katy Perry and Serena Williams as neighbours

Harry and Meghan’s Hollywood hood: Elton John, Katy Perry and Serena Williams are now the  Sussexes’ A-list Los Angeles neighbours
How Bruce Lee’s yellow jumpsuit from Game of Death – copied by Quentin Tarantino in Kill Bill – inspired a favourite Hong Kong dish

Uma Thurman channelled the kung fu hero in Tarantino’s Kill Bill opus – now Hong Kong reality TV chef Alvin Leung has paid peculiar tribute with a new yellow tofu dish inspired by Lee’s classic costume

17 May 2020 - 1:00PM

Uma Thurman channelled the kung fu hero in Tarantino’s Kill Bill opus – now Hong Kong reality TV chef Alvin Leung has paid peculiar tribute with a new yellow tofu dish inspired by Lee’s classic costume

How Bruce Lee’s yellow jumpsuit from Game of Death – copied by Quentin Tarantino in Kill Bill – inspired a favourite Hong Kong dish
Chinese restaurant favourites that aren’t from China – fortune cookies are Japanese, prawn crackers Indonesian, what about egg rolls, chop suey and General Tso’s Chicken?

Fortune cookies are Japanese, prawn crackers Indonesian, everybody knows chow mein is American – but orange chicken might be more authentic than you think

19 May 2020 - 10:20AM

Fortune cookies are Japanese, prawn crackers Indonesian, everybody knows chow mein is American – but orange chicken might be more authentic than you think

Chinese restaurant favourites that aren’t from China – fortune cookies are Japanese, prawn crackers Indonesian, what about egg rolls, chop suey and General Tso’s Chicken?
New restaurants in Tsim Sha Tsui, Sai Wan Ho and Sai Kung to try – for pub grub to posh pineapple buns

While some old favourites have departed the local dining scene, new restaurants are popping up in different neighbourhoods across the city

18 May 2020 - 10:47AM

While some old favourites have departed the local dining scene, new restaurants are popping up in different neighbourhoods across the city

New restaurants in Tsim Sha Tsui, Sai Wan Ho and Sai Kung to try – for pub grub to posh pineapple buns
What do Morgan Freeman and Colonel Sanders have in common? They didn't make it until after 50, like these 7 other celebrities

Late bloomers, take heart – as these movie stars, authors and business moguls prove, it’s never too late to change your life

18 May 2020 - 10:43AM

Late bloomers, take heart – as these movie stars, authors and business moguls prove, it’s never too late to change your life

What do Morgan Freeman and Colonel Sanders have in common? They didn't make it until after 50, like these 7 other celebrities
Red wine for Meghan Markle, champagne for Queen Elizabeth – what are the other British royals’ favourite late night tipples?

Away from the state banquets and dinners, what is the tipple of choice before bed of members of the royal family?

5 May 2020 - 4:00PM

Away from the state banquets and dinners, what is the tipple of choice before bed of members of the royal family?

Red wine for Meghan Markle, champagne for Queen Elizabeth – what are the other British royals’ favourite late night tipples?
Why the Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong’s executive pastry chef Ringo Chan is famous for baking the best panettone in town

Ringo Chan prides himself on his role in handing down his pastry skills – and is renowned for his panettone recipe

4 May 2020 - 11:47AM

Ringo Chan prides himself on his role in handing down his pastry skills – and is renowned for his panettone recipe

Why the Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong’s executive pastry chef Ringo Chan  is famous for baking the best panettone in town
Ricardo Chaneton, the award-winning Hong Kong chef behind Mono’s single-ingredient tasting menus, on how he nearly became a doctor

The Venezuelan-born chef creates French dishes with South American twists on seasonal tasting menus

4 May 2020 - 11:30AM

The Venezuelan-born chef creates French dishes with South American twists on seasonal tasting menus

Ricardo Chaneton, the award-winning Hong Kong chef behind Mono’s single-ingredient  tasting menus, on how he nearly became a doctor