Birthday Lunch at Lung Hin, Marco Polo Hotel

Lung Hin (Marco Polo Hotel) Sweet & Sour Pork

How much do I love Lung Hin at Marco Polo Hotel?  I chose to have my birthday lunch there last September. It was my third time to eat there and I could eat there week after week. Can you tell it's my current favorite Chinese restaurant in Manila?  ... [Read More]

TuanTuan Chinese Brasserie at SM Mega Fashion Hall

TuanTuan Chinese Brasserie- Crispy Barbecued Pork Snow Buns (P128:3)-002

A new Chinese restaurant just opened at SM Mega Fashion Hall and I was lucky to get a preview of the dishes and drinks that will surely the local market will love. ... [Read More]

Hong Kong: Ho Lee Fook

Ho Lee Fook mahjong wall

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: Mott 32

Mott 32-024

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: The Red Pepper Restaurant

The Red Pepper Restaurant- Dry Fried String Beans with Minced Pork-001

I was quite excited since we were supposed to eat at Tung Po Seafood Restaurant but when my friend got there early the place was already full. I was already at the North Point MTR about to exit when I got the message that we will eat at The Red Pepper Restaurant in Causeway Bay instead.  ... [Read More]

Lung Hin Restaurant at Marco Polo Hotel

Marco Polo Hotel's Lung Hin Restaurant- Peking Duck-003

I've eaten at Marco Polo Hotel's Cucina buffet restaurant in Ortigas Center. This time we tried the newly opened Chinese restaurant, Lung Hin, on the 44th floor of the hotel.  ... [Read More]

New Dishes at Wee Nam Kee

Wee Nam Kee - Butterflied Tilapia with Singapore Chili Crab Sauce-001

I've never eaten at Wee Nam Kee in Singapore but I think they only sell chicken and a few other dishes. In Manila they have a full menu of delicious food. It's been a while since my last visit to their beautiful Glorietta branch and the owner Linfred told me they had new dishes so I went for ... [Read More]

The Century Seafood Restaurant

Century Seafood Restaurant - Razor Clams-002

UPDATE: July 13, 2014 Yesterday we ate at Century Seafood again just a little over a month from the last time. We had the same Buddha Jumped Over the Wall  plus a few new dishes which I really liked. I decided to just add the pictures to this post.  ... [Read More]

Tim Ho Wan 添好運 Manila

Tim Ho Wan Manila Menu-001

Tim Ho Wan finally opened in SM Mega Fashion Hall (SM Megamall Bldg. D) last May 20, 2014, Tuesday at exactly 12:00 pm. At that time my friends and I were at Mu Noodle Bar having lunch. While eating I was looking at pictures of the long queue to Tim Ho Wan on Instagram.  ... [Read More]

Shanghai Popo 上海婆婆

Shanghai Popo- Sautéed pea shoots (Tao Miao) with crabmeat sauce.-001

Majority of the Chinese restaurants in Hong Kong serve Cantonese food. When we want a change we go for Shanghainese food which has their own specialties and the most popular is the Xiao Long Bao.  ... [Read More]