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MACAU: Fast boat to pork chop bun

In CHINA, Eating / Food, Hong Kong, Sights, Transportation On February 15, 2009 3 Comments

Like Hong Kong, Macau is a former European colony. Portugal controlled the region from the 16th century until it was transferred back to China as a special administrative… Read More »

GUILIN: Tour guide recommendation

In CHINA, Guilin, Misc. On February 12, 2009 4 Comments

I had mentioned our great tour guide on our trip through the Guilin area and promised to blog about her, so I better do it before I forget…. Read More »

HONG KONG: Our breakfast spot

In CHINA, Eating / Food, Hong Kong, Restaurants, Sights On February 11, 2009 5 Comments

One of the must-dos on my Hong Kong list was to visit a dai pai dong (大牌檔). It’s a basically an open-air food restaurant with a few tables… Read More »

LONGJI TERRACES: (Kinda) Cute Kid 3

In CHINA, Guilin On February 10, 2009 0 Comments

As I stood in front of this smoked meat stand, trying to figure what the creatures on the left were, but then realizing I didn’t really want to… Read More »

LONGJI TERRACES: Cute Kid 2

In CHINA, Guilin On February 9, 2009 0 Comments

This kid came out of a house and was toddling down the pathway in front of me in his winter coat. His mom or aunt grabbed him and… Read More »

HONG KONG: Doin’ the durian

In CHINA, Eating / Food, Hong Kong, Restaurants, The Strange On February 7, 2009 10 Comments

There are two main gustatory reasons people visit Sai Kung: one is the seafood, and the other is the original location of Honeymoon Dessert (滿記甜品). Opened in 1995,… Read More »

HONG KONG: Dim sum at the cricket club

In CHINA, Eating / Food, Hong Kong, Restaurants On February 6, 2009 0 Comments

Founded in 1894, the Craigengower Cricket Club is Hong Kong’s second oldest cricket club. But we didn’t see any cricket-playing when we were there, just a lot of… Read More »

HONG KONG: This is how you do it

In CHINA, Eating / Food, Hong Kong, Misc. On February 4, 2009 0 Comments

Precious real estate + busy restaurant + tiny kitchen = dishes in the alley P.S. Thanks for pushing this blog’s odometer past 100,000 unique visitors!