HK: Marugame Seimen

Udon is my favorite noodle because of its heartiness and chewiness if cooked properly. I try to eat at Marugame Seimen in iSquare at least once per trip but sometimes I don't get a chance. That's why I was so happy to learn that it will be opening soon in Manila. I just don't know when and where. ... [Read More]

HK: Afternoon Tea at Chau Kee 周記點心

I have a tremendous amount of backlog of posts from my travels and well as local restaurants. I usually post chronologically but I've decided to first post the restaurants that I really liked so I can share them with all of you. ... [Read More]

Auntie Sweet 甜姨姨私房甜品

The only way to end a good meal is with good dessert. After our dinner at Tung Po we searched for good dessert nearby. The closest and highest rated Cantonese style dessert place we found was at Auntie Sweet 甜姨姨私房甜品 in Tin Hau. So a quick ride on the MTR and the help of Google Map we found ... [Read More]

HK: Tung Po Restaurant

One of the restaurants I wanted to try in Hong Kong is Tung Po in North Point because it was featured by Anthony Bourdain in his show No Reservations (video link). It's a Dai Pai Dong (street food) style of restaurant located inside Java Road Municipal Services Building. ... [Read More]

Hong Kong: Ihei Japanese Dining at iSquare

  I've eaten in so many restaurants in iSquare but most of them were on the lower levels of the mall. From the 25th to the 31st floors are the fine dining restaurants and I've only tried Ah Yat Harbour Restaurant and Nanhai No. 1 and both were quite good but pricey. With the help of ... [Read More]

Hong Kong: Ho Lee Fook

The first thing that catches your attention is the cheeky name Ho Lee Fook which actually means "good fortune in your mouth." The second thing are the mahjong tiles that covered the wall of the open kitchen.  ... [Read More]

Hong Kong: Le Cafe de Joel Robuchon at Harbour City

When my friend told me that Le Cafe de Joel Robuchon opened at Harbour City I made sure to squeeze it in my busy eating schedule. I usually go to Le Salon de Thé de Joel Robuchon at Elements and am thrilled now that it's much nearer and more convenient for me. ... [Read More]

Hong Kong: Mott 32

When Mott 32 opened its doors last year it quickly became the hottest table in town. I tried to get a reservation last December and was told there was at least a one month wait. Thankfully the frenzy has calmed and we were able to get a table last month. ... [Read More]

Hong Kong: Gonpachi

I was on my way to Via Tokyo and decided to follow Google map's direction exactly for once. It took me past Lee Gardens One where I to check out the building's tenants. I noticed Gonpachi Japanese restaurant and decided in the spur of the moment to eat lunch there.  ... [Read More]

Hong Kong: Taho at Yan Wo Dou Bun Chong 人和荳品廠

A meal isn't complete until you have at least two desserts and you can quote me on that. After our dinner in The Red Pepper Restaurant in Causeway Bay my friend Deb wanted me to try this taho place her family has been going to since they were kids. ... [Read More]