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

5 top Christmas hampers in Hong Kong – from Fortnum & Mason to The Peninsula, and good old Marks & Spencer

’Tis the season to be jolly – and to indulge, with one of these decadent gift hampers of festive treats

10 Dec 2019 - 4:01PM

’Tis the season to be jolly – and to indulge, with one of these decadent gift hampers of festive treats

5 top Christmas hampers in Hong Kong – from Fortnum & Mason to The Peninsula, and good old Marks & Spencer
Hong Kong’s Harbour City just got another restaurant from a Michelin-starred chef – the modern European Amelia by Paulo Airaudo

We chatted with famed chef Paulo Airaudo about his modern European menu and why he chose Hong Kong as the spot for his next restaurant

10 Dec 2019 - 2:30PM

We chatted with famed chef Paulo Airaudo about his modern European menu and why he chose Hong Kong as the spot for his next restaurant

Hong Kong’s Harbour City just got another restaurant from a Michelin-starred chef – the modern European Amelia by Paulo Airaudo
Where to eat this New Year’s Eve in Hong Kong and Macau: best places to celebrate the arrival of 2020

Whether you want a bird’s-eye view of Victoria Harbour, a delicious dinner feast or a boozy brunch on January 1, there are plenty of holiday options in Hong Kong and Macau

9 Dec 2019 - 12:00PM

Whether you want a bird’s-eye view of Victoria Harbour, a delicious dinner feast or a boozy brunch on January 1, there are plenty of holiday options in Hong Kong and Macau

Where to eat this New Year’s Eve in Hong Kong and Macau: best places to celebrate the arrival of 2020
Where to eat at Hong Kong International Airport: best restaurants to try before boarding your flight

Newly-opened Wolfgang Puck Kitchen and Duddell’s are just two examples of great restaurants serving high-quality food at the Hong Kong International Airport

5 Dec 2019 - 4:00PM

Newly-opened Wolfgang Puck Kitchen and Duddell’s are just two examples of great restaurants serving high-quality food at the Hong Kong International Airport

Where to eat at Hong Kong International Airport: best restaurants to try before boarding your flight
32 Christmas dining options around Hong Kong and Macau for an unforgettable celebration

East, drink and be merry this festive season with your choice of a wide range of cuisines designed to tantalise the taste buds

5 Dec 2019 - 1:00PM

East, drink and be merry this festive season with your choice of a wide range of cuisines designed to tantalise the taste buds

32 Christmas dining options around Hong Kong and Macau for an unforgettable celebration
Is Hong Kong film legend Anthony Wong seriously left-turning into stand-up comedy?

Over a long lunch at his new favourite restaurant, the Hong Kong movie icon filled us in on his future plans – but was he pulling our leg about a coming stand-up comedy show?

18 Nov 2019 - 3:10PM

Over a long lunch at his new favourite restaurant, the Hong Kong movie icon filled us in on his future plans – but was he pulling our leg about a coming stand-up comedy show?

Is Hong Kong film legend Anthony Wong seriously left-turning into stand-up comedy?
Hong Kong’s Gontran Cherrier is about more than just croissants

The French bistro, which has more than 50 branches around the world, offers a menu packed with entrées, soup, pasta, risotto, meat and fish

18 Nov 2019 - 11:00AM

The French bistro, which has more than 50 branches around the world, offers a menu packed with entrées, soup, pasta, risotto, meat and fish

Hong Kong’s Gontran Cherrier is about more than just croissants
Creative Cantonese cuisine at its best at Jasmine in Tung Chung

Flooded with natural light and outfitted with simple but striking decor, the restaurant at Citygate is best known for its dim sum

18 Nov 2019 - 9:00AM

Flooded with natural light and outfitted with simple but striking decor, the restaurant at Citygate is best known for its dim sum

Creative Cantonese cuisine at its best at Jasmine in Tung Chung
Tuck into delightful Singapore cuisine at Chatterbox in K11 Musea

Dishes to try include Mandarin chicken rice and salted egg chicken wings, and desserts like coconut ice cream in shell and jumbo milo shave ice

17 Nov 2019 - 11:00AM

Dishes to try include Mandarin chicken rice and salted egg chicken wings, and desserts like coconut ice cream in shell and jumbo milo shave ice

Tuck into delightful Singapore cuisine at Chatterbox in K11 Musea
How Hong Kong celebrity chef Alvin Leung is using the traditional Buddhist lotus plant to funk up desserts at Bo Innovation

The three-Michelin star ‘Demon Chef’ is exploring Chinese traditions at trendy Wan Chai restaurant Bo Innovation

18 Nov 2019 - 2:28PM

The three-Michelin star ‘Demon Chef’ is exploring Chinese traditions at trendy Wan Chai restaurant Bo Innovation

How Hong Kong celebrity chef Alvin Leung is using the traditional Buddhist lotus plant to funk up desserts at Bo Innovation
Bones and Blades: a Sai Kung butcher deli with a menu to match

Piggy fries, lamb chops and crispy chicken burgers top the menu at this butcher cum steakhouse

17 Nov 2019 - 9:30AM

Piggy fries, lamb chops and crispy chicken burgers top the menu at this butcher cum steakhouse

Bones and Blades: a Sai Kung butcher deli with a menu to match
Know your focaccia from grissini, and carasau from cornetto? How you’ve been eating Italian bread wrong all along

One of Hong Kong’s top Italian chefs tells us how you’re really supposed to enjoy your pre-dinner bread platter

16 Nov 2019 - 12:00PM

One of Hong Kong’s top Italian chefs tells us how you’re really supposed to enjoy your pre-dinner bread platter

Know your focaccia from grissini, and carasau from cornetto? How you’ve been eating Italian bread wrong all along
Delicious Californian dining at Wolfgang Puck in Hong Kong International Airport

Regardless of whether he is dishing up for the Hollywood elite or the weary traveller, Wolfgang Puck’s food is good

16 Nov 2019 - 11:00AM

Regardless of whether he is dishing up for the Hollywood elite or the weary traveller, Wolfgang Puck’s food is good

Delicious Californian dining at Wolfgang Puck in Hong Kong International Airport
Duck & Waffle – a family weekend favourite thanks to the hearty British fare

The dish you must try here is, of course, the duck and waffle, which features confit duck leg, buttermilk waffle, fried duck egg and mustard maple syrup

16 Nov 2019 - 10:30AM

The dish you must try here is, of course, the duck and waffle, which features confit duck leg, buttermilk waffle, fried duck egg and mustard maple syrup

Duck & Waffle – a family weekend favourite thanks to the hearty British fare
Heady Hong Kong views and delicious bites at Zeng, V Point

The 30th-floor restaurant offers sweeping panoramas of Causeway Bay and the Happy Valley Racecourse, and the food and drinks are equally spectacular

15 Nov 2019 - 10:30AM

The 30th-floor restaurant offers sweeping panoramas of Causeway Bay and the Happy Valley Racecourse, and the food and drinks are equally spectacular

Heady Hong Kong views and delicious bites at Zeng, V Point
Rich Hongkonger pays US$132,000 for huge 1kg white truffle – at celebrity chef Umberto Bombana’s 20th Alba charity auction

Monster 1kg truffle is on a plane to Hong Kong, after city beats out bidders from Singapore and Moscow to nab the top prize

11 Nov 2019 - 2:50PM

Monster 1kg truffle is on a plane to Hong Kong, after city beats out bidders from Singapore and Moscow to nab the top prize

Rich Hongkonger pays US$132,000 for huge 1kg white truffle – at celebrity chef Umberto Bombana’s 20th Alba charity auction
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