A not-so-well-kept secret which accepts walk-ins only, Yardbird opened in 2011 as a buzzy, modern Japanese izakaya celebrating chicken from neck to tail, grilled over Bintochan charcoal. Expect a wait, so grab a cocktail by the bar. It’s worth it. 154-158 Wing Lok Street, Sheung Wan. Closed on Sundays Brother-and-sister duo Alex and Laura Offe merge Hong Kong, North African and Middle Eastern cultures together in street food, giving modern flavours a twist catering to local palates at Bedu. Vegetarian and gluten-free options available. 40 Gough Street, Central For local dining, head to Lin Heung Tea House for a 1950s dim sum experience, Kam Wah Café for a fresh pineapple bun, or Mak’s Noodle for a bowl of wonton noodles.