Latin American food and drinks are the latest ethnic wave to hit Hong Kong, and this neighborhood favorite is riding the crest with its convivial atmosphere and tapas menu that is meant to be shared among friends. It's divided into several cozy sections, including a counter where you can watch chefs preparing food and several small dining rooms. After ordering drinks, such as one of the South American wines or a cocktail (a pisco sour costs HK$80), guests settle in for a succession of Peruvian platters, like the ceviche (raw fish and seafood marinated in lime juice), tradito (similar to ceviche but with influences of Japanese immigrants in Peru), anticuchos (skewered and grilled meats, a popular street food in Peru), and chicharron (boiled meat) sliders. This place is popular, but if there's a wait you can amble across the street to The Roger Room, a bar under the same ownership, until your table is ready.
- Beth Reiber