Okra | Max Levy | Restaurant | Hong Kong

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Okra Heart
Restaurants and bars
Hong Kong
Open: Lunch Mon - Fri, dinner Mon - Sat

Reviewed By

Sue Dyson and Roger McShane
Phone Number: +852 2806 1038
Address: 110 Queen's Rd West
Sai Ying Pun
Country: Hong Kong

Okra is an interesting, even exciting, restaurant in Hong Kong that celebrates Japanese cooking techniques and Japanese sake. The owner, Max Levy, was born in New Orleans but has adopted a Japanese aesthetic and was able to perfectly match his intriguing dishes perfectly to his range of artisanal sakes.
Some examples of the food we ate that night include excellent house-made tofu and cherry tomatoes with Max's extraordinary sake match, its flavours reminiscent of the clear juices from strained tomatoes.
We were also blown away by the sushi rice from upstairs that didn't become sushi repurposed in a very excellent way in the kitchen downstairs. Seasoned and roasted, the base of the rice was as exactly as crisp as you would want it, just enough, and the unagi on top was a natural match. So tasty.

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