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

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
Oh-so-good tapas-style grilled and smoked meats at Mr Brown

The menu offers small and large plates inspired by Mediterranean cuisines; mains include gems like sea bass with fenugreek leaf and lemon

10 Apr 2019 - 12:30PM

The menu offers small and large plates inspired by Mediterranean cuisines; mains include gems like sea bass with fenugreek leaf and lemon

Oh-so-good tapas-style grilled and smoked meats at Mr Brown
At Canton Bistro, sustainable ingredients make for sumptuous dishes

Executive chefs Chow Fu-yup and Shunde You Jie-yi conjure appetising fare in this Southside restaurant, with unwavering focus on the environment

10 Apr 2019 - 12:15PM

Executive chefs Chow Fu-yup and Shunde You Jie-yi conjure appetising fare in this Southside restaurant, with unwavering focus on the environment

At Canton Bistro, sustainable ingredients make for sumptuous dishes
Rib-eye, rack of lamb and other meat lovers’ delights at Stable Steak House

The restaurant, set up in a former stable, also has outdoor seating

11 Apr 2019 - 11:27AM

The restaurant, set up in a former stable, also has outdoor seating

Rib-eye, rack of lamb and other meat lovers’ delights at Stable Steak House
Rosewood’s The Legacy House delivers a genuine taste of Shunde cuisine

Northern Chinese dishes such as Peking duck and Shanghainese dumplings are also available

10 Apr 2019 - 11:30AM

Northern Chinese dishes such as Peking duck and Shanghainese dumplings are also available

Rosewood’s The Legacy House delivers a genuine taste of Shunde cuisine
Sweet treats and great steaks at Prohibition Grill House & Cocktail Bar

The Australian M5 Wagyu porterhouse 46oz is good for four, while the Strawberry Cheesecake cocktail is a tasty dessert-like drink

10 Apr 2019 - 11:00AM

The Australian M5 Wagyu porterhouse 46oz is good for four, while the Strawberry Cheesecake cocktail is a tasty dessert-like drink

Sweet treats and great steaks at Prohibition Grill House & Cocktail Bar
HEXA – a luxe ‘tea-shop’ with fine Cantonese fare

In elegant 1960s-style environs, diners can sample such modern bites as charcoal buns with egg custard cream and Iberico pork with honey sauce

10 Apr 2019 - 10:15AM

In elegant 1960s-style environs, diners can sample such modern bites as charcoal buns with egg custard cream and Iberico pork with honey sauce

HEXA – a luxe ‘tea-shop’ with fine Cantonese fare
Ignis by Linx is a fun club and restaurant with dishes meant to be shared

Top draws are the grilled octopus leg with kimchi and mayonnaise and lamb loin topped with mint crust and house-made onion jam

10 Apr 2019 - 10:00AM

Top draws are the grilled octopus leg with kimchi and mayonnaise and lamb loin topped with mint crust and house-made onion jam

Ignis by Linx is a fun club and restaurant with dishes meant to be shared
Mint & Basil does the best of Vietnamese and Thai, and you can enjoy it alfresco

The Massaman curry lamb shank and the roasted whole fish with chilli lime dressing are standouts

8 Apr 2019 - 5:42PM

The Massaman curry lamb shank and the roasted whole fish with chilli lime dressing are standouts

Mint & Basil does the best of Vietnamese and Thai, and you can enjoy it alfresco
We review The Legacy House, where Shunde cuisine pays homage to Rosewood’s family owners

The cool, chic Tsim Sha Tsui restaurant at Rosewood Hong Kong, which specialises in dishes from Shunde, offering fine views across Victoria Harbour does not disappoint

28 Mar 2019 - 5:24PM

The cool, chic Tsim Sha Tsui restaurant at Rosewood Hong Kong, which specialises in dishes from Shunde, offering fine views across Victoria Harbour does not disappoint

We review The Legacy House, where Shunde cuisine pays homage to Rosewood’s family owners
VEA Restaurant and Lounge gives Chinese cuisine the Gallic touch
  • Seasonal contemporary dishes are beautifully plated, with signature
  • flourishes such as Taiyouan egg with truffle, Parmesan and caviar
  • 21 Mar 2019 - 11:30AM
  • Seasonal contemporary dishes are beautifully plated, with signature
  • flourishes such as Taiyouan egg with truffle, Parmesan and caviar
  • VEA Restaurant and Lounge gives Chinese cuisine the Gallic touch
    Vicky Lau’s Odes sing praises of Tate Dining Room and Bar’s prize-winning cuisine
    • Edible Stories, a menu of modern fusion food, adds French panache to Chinese ingredients
    25 Mar 2019 - 3:33PM
    • Edible Stories, a menu of modern fusion food, adds French panache to Chinese ingredients
    Vicky Lau’s Odes sing praises of Tate Dining Room and Bar’s prize-winning cuisine
    Tucked-away Takumi is a small but sparkling gem of French-Japanese cuisine

    Tokyo chef Daisuke Mori shows off culinary skills in teppan-style open kitchen with 12 seats

    21 Mar 2019 - 11:00AM

    Tokyo chef Daisuke Mori shows off culinary skills in teppan-style open kitchen with 12 seats

    Tucked-away Takumi is a small but sparkling gem of French-Japanese cuisine
    Prime steaks and a full bar at Wolfgang’s Steakhouse in Central

    Signatures range from Porterhouse and 28-day dry-aged prime steaks to crab cakes, seafood platter and home-made cheesecake

    25 Mar 2019 - 3:07PM

    Signatures range from Porterhouse and 28-day dry-aged prime steaks to crab cakes, seafood platter and home-made cheesecake

    Prime steaks and a full bar at Wolfgang’s Steakhouse in Central
    Ta Vie in Central is a life journey into fine fare
  • Seasonal Asian ingredients are blended into French and Japanese cuisine to
  • offer exquisite dishes at this two-Michelin-star restaurant
  • 21 Mar 2019 - 10:45AM
  • Seasonal Asian ingredients are blended into French and Japanese cuisine to
  • offer exquisite dishes at this two-Michelin-star restaurant
  • Ta Vie in Central is a life journey into fine fare
    Steak House winebar + grill mixes meals with magnificent views

    Menu features great seafood but steaks are the show-stoppers

    25 Mar 2019 - 3:19PM

    Menu features great seafood but steaks are the show-stoppers

    Steak House winebar + grill mixes  meals with magnificent views
    Sevva offers an eclectic menu with Bankside views

    Founder Bonnae Gokson’s favourite dishes ranging from spicy Asian to pasta to artichoke heart and crabmeat salad

    21 Mar 2019 - 10:30AM

    Founder Bonnae Gokson’s favourite dishes ranging from spicy Asian to pasta to artichoke heart and crabmeat salad

    Sevva offers an eclectic menu with Bankside views
    At Hong Kong’s Prohibition restaurant, indulge in ‘speakeasy’ pleasures

    Grill house at Ocean Park Marriott on Hong Kong’s Southside offers fitting selections of steaks, roasts and seafood

    21 Mar 2019 - 10:30AM

    Grill house at Ocean Park Marriott on Hong Kong’s Southside offers fitting selections of steaks, roasts and seafood

    At Hong Kong’s Prohibition restaurant, indulge in ‘speakeasy’ pleasures
    Ronin, a small but trendy izakaya with a focus on seafood and whisky

    With just 14 seats, the emphasis is on what’s available at the market – and a collection of more than 100 Japanese whiskies

    21 Mar 2019 - 10:15AM

    With just 14 seats, the emphasis is on what’s available at the market – and a collection of more than 100 Japanese whiskies

    Ronin, a small but trendy izakaya with a focus on seafood and whisky
    Morton’s of Chicago gives Hong Kong a classic taste of New York

    Renowned Sheraton Hotel steakhouse delights with an expansive menu and panoramic harbour views from Tsim Sha Tsui

    21 Mar 2019 - 10:15AM

    Renowned Sheraton Hotel steakhouse delights with an expansive menu and panoramic harbour views from Tsim Sha Tsui

    Morton’s of Chicago gives Hong Kong a classic taste of New York
    New Punjab Club highlights tastes of tandoor and street food

    Dishes inspired by rich flavours of humble fare evoke atmosphere of bygone era in South Asia

    21 Mar 2019 - 10:00AM

    Dishes inspired by rich flavours of humble fare evoke atmosphere of bygone era in South Asia

    New Punjab Club highlights tastes of tandoor and street food
    Harbourside British butcher’s cuts at Gordon Ramsay’s maze Grill

    Prime meat from around the world complements old standards like Yorkshire pudding and ploughman’s lunch

    21 Mar 2019 - 10:00AM

    Prime meat from around the world complements old standards like Yorkshire pudding and ploughman’s lunch

    Harbourside British butcher’s cuts at Gordon Ramsay’s maze Grill
    Indian cuisine goes global with the Daarukhana touch
    • International cooking techniques like sous-vide burra short rib finished off in
    • a tandoor oven give a fresh twist to a menu bubbling with flavourful dishes
    25 Mar 2019 - 3:42PM
    • International cooking techniques like sous-vide burra short rib finished off in
    • a tandoor oven give a fresh twist to a menu bubbling with flavourful dishes
    Indian cuisine goes global with the Daarukhana touch
    Outstanding eats and understated decor at Central’s Mandarin Grill

    Menu features top-grade Australian and Japanese Wagyu, Welsh venison and a wide range of seafood

    25 Mar 2019 - 3:18PM

    Menu features top-grade Australian and Japanese Wagyu, Welsh venison and a wide range of seafood

    Outstanding eats and understated decor at Central’s Mandarin Grill
    Bo Innovation serves up X-tremely fine fare
  • Demon chef Alvin Leung has built a solid reputation – and retained three
  • Michelin stars for six years – with a menu featuring caviar and quail egg
  • 21 Mar 2019 - 9:30AM
  • Demon chef Alvin Leung has built a solid reputation – and retained three
  • Michelin stars for six years – with a menu featuring caviar and quail egg
  • Bo Innovation serves up X-tremely fine fare
    The perfect place for carnivores to indulge – Grand Hyatt Steakhouse in Wan Chai

    Expect prime cuts of US artisanal beef – including bison – and a range of other meats, fowl and seafood

    25 Mar 2019 - 3:17PM

    Expect prime cuts of US artisanal beef – including bison – and a range of other meats, fowl and seafood

    The perfect place for carnivores to indulge – Grand Hyatt Steakhouse in Wan Chai