HONG KONG’S BEST DIM SUM RESTAURANTS

yum cha hong kong must eat dim sum wandering with yan

Visiting Hong Kong is never complete without a meal feasting on the amazing dim sum that the city has to offer. Dim sum is actually a Cantonese translation of the Chinese word 點心 which can be loosely translated to little bites/pieces – which makes sense since dim sum dishes are […]

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DINING WITH FRANCIS: MIDDLE EASTERN CUISINE

Francis Hong Kong Restaurant Middle Eastern Interior

This week my friend and I had the pleasure visiting this newly established little restaurant hidden within the design/hipster side of Wan Chai. Hidden just off St Francis Street in Wan Chai, is FRANCIS – an intimate little restaurant bringing the best of Middle Eastern cuisine to the internationally diverse city that is Hong […]

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JIA JIA TANG BAO: THE BEST XIAO LONG BAO IN SHANGHAI

Jia Jia Tang Bao Shanghai China Xiao Long Bao 佳家汤包 上海 中国 小笼包

An absolute must-do when visiting Shanghai is of course savouring every possible xiao long bao (小笼包 soup dumpling) you let in sight (not actually kidding). You can literally find xiao long bao’s in every Chinese/local restaurant, but how can you ensure that you’re not wasting your calories on what’s just […]

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UMA NOTA: BRAZILIAN JAPANESE CUISINE IN HONG KONG

Uma Nota Fraldinha grilled flank steak Hong Kong

This evening we headed out to Uma Nota in Soho, Central to celebrate one of my good friend’s birthday. I first probably was introduced to Brazilian/Japanese/Peruvian food back in my early 20’s, trying out fusion Japanese/Peruvian dishes at Nobu back in Melbourne, who do an amazing job at complementing fresh seafood/sashimi […]

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HONG KONG’S BEST PORK CHOP RICE!

For Kee Pork Chop Hong Kong Sheung Wan 科記咖啡室 上環 香港 豬扒飯

Tucked away amidst all the antique shops and burgeoning brunch/hipster cafes in the very trendy neighbourhood of Sheung Wan, lies “For Kee Restaurant” (科記咖啡室), Hong Kong’s best pork chop rice! A small yet insanely busy & popular pork chop house, run by a few kind old folks (potentially a family […]

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MUST EAT STREET FOOD WHEN IN XIAMEN – CHINA

Earlier this year I headed off to Xiamen, China primarily to explore the Hakka roundhouses (tulou cluster houses) that are a UNESCO heritage site. (Click here for my video on the Hakka Houses) We flew into Xiamen, China from Hong Kong just for a short weekend getaway, flights cost around […]

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