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HONG KONG: Cafe de Coral

In CHINA, Eating / Food, Hong Kong, Restaurants On March 31, 2009 3 Comments

Cafe de Coral (大家樂), is one of Hong Kong’s biggest fast food franchises. Far from burgers and fries associated with fast food in North America, Cafe de Coral… Read More »

HONG KONG: Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

In CHINA, Eating / Food, Hong Kong, Restaurants, Sights On March 4, 2009 3 Comments

One of Hong Kong’s biggest tourist attractions is Victoria Peak (太平山) or simply The Peak (山頂) which is home to some of the country’s priciest properties and a… Read More »

HONG KONG: Three tiers for high tea

In CHINA, Eating / Food, Hong Kong, Restaurants On March 2, 2009 0 Comments

It costs just HK$1.70 (0.28 CAD) to take the Star Ferry between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon and reach views of the Victoria Harbour and skyline like this…. Read More »

HONG KONG: Pop bites and Post-it notes

In CHINA, Eating / Food, Hong Kong, Restaurants On February 27, 2009 0 Comments

There are lots of notable things about pop bites, a combination wine bar, bakery, deli and dessert cafe. (It’s owned by the same company that runs Shui Hu… Read More »

HONG KONG: Tending to the tootsies

In Hong Kong, Sights On February 26, 2009 5 Comments

(Flickr photos above by photocapy, left, and xiaming, right) Foot massage businesses are everywhere in Hong Kong and China. Foot-shaped signs advertising them are on every corner and… Read More »

HONG KONG: Where the chicken is hot and the water is broken

In CHINA, Eating / Food, Hong Kong, Restaurants On February 24, 2009 5 Comments

While we were traipsing around in Guilin, Carolynne made reservations for us at Shui Hu Ju for our meetup in Hong Kong because we all definitely wanted at… Read More »

MACAU: Portuguese tarts

In CHINA, Eating / Food, Hong Kong, Restaurants On February 18, 2009 5 Comments

I think Portugal’s sweetest contribution to China are its custard tarts. In Chinese cuisine, there are the bright yellow egg tarts (蛋撻), which are said to be influenced… Read More »

MACAU: The madhouse at Fernando’s

In CHINA, Eating / Food, Hong Kong, Restaurants On February 17, 2009 1 Comment

Fernando’s is an institution in Macau, a former Portuguese colony and now special administrative region of China. Online searches reveal excellent Portuguese food, and sometimes arrogant and inattentive… Read More »