Monthly Archives: January 2015
I tried a new item at Nana’s Green Tea. It was a bit watery for me. I liked the dessert I got last time better.
Tsui Wah is a greasy spoon from Hong Kong with a shop at IFC Shanghai. If you are from Hong Kong, you are probably into it. I think it is ok. I liked the BBQ Pork and wonton noodles.
We had a nice lunch at the Cook at Kerry Parkside. We had a sampling of a pretty big selection of items from various stations.
This is the time of year where you can hear some interesting stories on bonuses. I saw a recent post by Global Times on weird bonus. As posted by the Global Times: Top 30 weirdest year-end bonuses from China 1. … Continue reading
I had a lunch at Pure and Whole. The place was originally called Kush, but they changed names. The vegetarian dishes are pretty diverse and I like the detailed info they provide on the dishes. The vegetarian paella was tasty … Continue reading
I am wondering how people don’t eat this contraption and die instantly.
We dropped by Herbs and Spices again. The Tom Yum and green curry had the expected kick.
I got an interesting invitation from a headhunter on linkedin. For the life of me, I can’t figure out why someone would put their wedding photo on linked in. If you look further down, you can see why they might … Continue reading
I heard a number of good reviews on Ginza Bairin. I really like the mushrooms in teapot. Although I did not get the tonkatsu which is their specialty, I found the donburi to be excellent. This place … Continue reading
Andrew went to a swim meet this weekend and I am happy to see that he got first place in butterfly and 50 fly. It is great to see his hard word pay off.
We had a very tasty lunch at Kafer. The place is located near Super Brand Mall on the river. The views are nice and the food is decent. I enjoyed the duck.
We had a team lunch at g+ Urban Harvest. Their thing is growing wheat grass and mushrooms on the premises. You can even take home one of their plants after they cut it for you. You can try to grow … Continue reading
Herbs & Spices at Kerry Parkside is not my first choice in Thai food, but they do give a decent lunch. We got prompt service and the food had a nice kick of spices.
We had lunch at Ryu which is in Bund 5. The view is of the Bund is nice. The decor is simple. Although the food is supposed to be Japanese with a French influence, I am not sure where … Continue reading
The quick lunch at Watami hit the spot.
We got a stack of egg tarts from Lillian’s Bakery for breakfast this morning. They claim to have the best egg tarts in Shanghai. So far, I didn’t taste any egg tarts that counter their claim. These things taste great.
I liked this quote for today. A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin. H. L. Mencken
We had a light dinner at Sen-Ryo in the basement of Kerry Puxi. We didn’t get a chance to order their specials, but the food we got was nice. The service was also good too.
After dinner, we went down to the basement and checked out Nana’s Green tea. The green tea products all have a nice strong flavor. The dessert is very tasty.
We had a nice dinner at Lei Garden at IFC. They are known for their soups. I had a nice soup of the day. The prawns with salted egg yolk were also decent.
Quote of the day: I heard an interesting story over lunch about an obnoxious person who took a stab at their last supporter. Not surprisingly, the axe fell pretty quickly and this person’s reputation has spread far and wide. This … Continue reading
We dropped by California Pizza for a quick lunch. The usual Waldorf Salad and Sicilian pizza are safe bets.
We had some fish head soup, house specialty, for lunch.
We had a nice lunch at Roosevelt Sky Restaurant. The views of the north and south Bund as the river curves is quite unique. The sky was a bit clearer today. I can get a decent view of the … Continue reading
We went to IFC for dinner at Paradise Dynasty. The mall has a Paddington Bear theme which Eliza seemed to enjoy. The dumplings were nice. I like the variety of flavors you get at Paradise Dynasty. I got an extra … Continue reading
We had Sunday brunch at Kee Club. The historic property is nicely decorated and the staff treated us well. I am not sure if the food is worth the money, but I had a nice time today.
I had a nice dinner at Element Fresh. The shrimp and salmon were nicely done.
We went over to the North Bund for the first time. Kathleen’s Waitan is on the top floor of what used to be an opium warehouse. The view of the Bund and Lujazui is great. Too bad the pollution was … Continue reading
I had a nice lunch across the street over at Yuxiang kitchen. The food is a little spicy and pretty good value.
In Singapore, money may seem to come easy for some people. Looks like it came easy for the owner of this car.
I had lunch at the Cathay Room in the Peace Hotel. The area around the Peace Hotel was a bit restricted because of the recent New Year’s tragedy and the staff discouraged us from getting seats overlooking the Bund. But … Continue reading
Thanks to mechanical issues, my flight to Shanghai is back at the gate for inspection by the ground staff. Nobody likes to be sitting on the runway for a couple of hours and then return to the gate with no … Continue reading