Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Best of 2008 overview!

Can't think of a better time to do this, but where do I begin?

Best Restaurant:
BBQ and Ping Kee (tied) - two delicious places on the same street in the Western District. Hard to top. It takes awhile to get a seat too.

Best Prime Rib:
Clipper's Lounge @ Mandarin Oriental
The Food Court @ Jockey Club, Happy Valley

Best Burger:
The Burgeroom in Causeway Bay
close second: Shake Em Buns

Best Movie:
Be Kind Rewind - a smart way to pay tribute to both films and Fats Waller

Funniest Movie:
Burn After Reading - If you love the Coens' twisted dark humor, it's pretty damned funny!

Best concert:
Roy Hargrove @ City Hall, McCoy Tyner @ City Hall, Bob James & The Angels of Shanghai @ QE Stadium (tied)

Best local gig:
Henry Chung feat. Bill Heid @ The Fringe Club, Rebecca Pan & at17 @HKAPA (tied)

Best live music venue:
Backstage Live

Best local musician:
Jesrael Lucero

Best album:
Orange Moon - Khalil Fong

Best comeback:
Lowell Lo

Best DVD:
Lowell Lo's 2050 Concert

Most anticipated event of 2009:
The release of "The Chimes".... stay tuned!


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