Monthly Archives: February 2017

Kaya


We had some nice Korean food for lunch. Kaya has a discount on lunch if you can get out before 1PM.

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French Window Brasserie


French Window Brasserie has a nice grilled seafood dish and desserts.

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Cedele


Disappointed in limp bacon but good for quick breakfast

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Le Salon de the de Joel Robuchon


Too bad I could not get crepe for breakfast but still a good start to the day

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Waldorf – Wei Jing Ge


We did the weekend brunch at Wei Jing Gei. It was good, but I think we could have ordered a la carte and gotten better value.

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The Hut


We are settling in on a regular menu at the Hut. We need to change it up at some point

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Da Dong


Da Dong is famous for their duck and usually quite crowded at ther outlets. We went to a new one over by Century Park. The duck was nice. The selection of interesting dishes was quite large.

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Cobra Lily


We had a group lunch at Cobra Lily. The highlight was the lamb shank. I quite liked the Shang-High drink also.

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Agora


We had unplanned dinner at Agora. Good sushi

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The Hut


  The highlight for today was the flaming duck

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The Hut


Tried some new items at the Hut. The meatball, sesame chicken are good picks

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Blue Frog


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Chao Kee


On a quiet day back from holiday, we hit Chao Kee for dim sum. Added the curry rice noodle to the mix

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El Luchador


I went back to El Luchador at Xintiandi. We had a larger contingent and we got a wider selection of dishes. It was all good.

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Green and Safe – The Barn


I like how this place really does look like a barn. It’s a cozy atmosphere. The pancakes were awesome.

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El Luchador


I stopped over at El Luchador for a nice brunch. The tuna tartare and the wagu steak and eggs were both great. The service is excellent also.

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Liquid Laundry


The full menu was not available when I got to Liquid Laundry, but the Cracker Pizza and grilled octopus were sufficient for my needs.

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Shanghai Bund


I finally completed my first book, Along the Bund. It is meant to be a tour guide that gives some history of the famous buildings along the Shanghai Bund and provide some insight into the famous cuisine that exists along … Continue reading

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The Hut


On a quiet day back in Shanghai, we got lunch at The Hut. The meatball was excellent.

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Giant Seafood Hotpot


I think the name ‘Giant Seafood Hotpot’ says it all. It seems like a decent deal and the place is open til very late at night.

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Walking the bridge


Walking the narrow bridge while hiking from Sai Kung is interesting especially when people bob up and down on the creaky wood.

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Pizza Express


I always liked Pizza Express. Throw in free wifi at the airport and I am sold on getting a quick pizza before my flight.

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Fresh off the boat


The sellers save on space on the pier and sell right off the boats in Sai Kung

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Hills of Hong Kong


I think I did enough hills to work my legs out for a while. The little side streets and small merchants do make for interesting exploration.

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Cicada


While exploring the hills of Hong Kong, I found a nice little tapas place, Cicada. The beef skewers were excellent. The vegetable rolls and eggplant were also quite nice. Definitely worth a visit.

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R&R Bagels


R&R Bagels is located on Li Yuen Street West which seems more like an alley. The shop is hidden behind some street stalls. But I managed to find it and had a great maple bacon, egg on a bagel.

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Sushi Kuu


I met an old friend for dinner at Sushi Kuu. The tuna tataki was excellent.

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HSBC Lions


The HSBC lions have a long and interesting history. You need to rub them for some good luck

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Peninsula


Afternoon tea seems to be a must do in Hong Kong. There is a line to get a seat every time I drop by to check. I decided to wait it out and get in a nice afternoon tea.

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Madam S’ate


The lunch set at Madam S’ate is a nice option. Lamb and Wagyu burger are both good choices.

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Mercedes Me


Mercedes Me has an eatery connected to the Mercedes dealership in Hong Kong. It serves a decent breakfast to kick off the day.

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