Monthly Archives: July 2012

Chan Kan Kee Chiu Chow Restaurant: Michelin 2012 “Bib Gourmand”

Chan Kan Kee Chiu Chow Restaurant has been serving Chiu Chow cuisine in 1948, thus making them the oldest restaurant in Hong Kong serving that type of food. My grandfather took us here for lunch. I was so excited because [...]

July 31, 2012 Chinese, Four Beakers, Michelin Rated, Sheung Wan

Maxim’s Hong Kong Day: Wontons, Sandwiches and Pineapple Buns

Maxim’s Hong Kong Day is a quick-service restaurant. We were in Olympic City shopping mall, so we decided to get a quick bite to eat. They sell the usual Hong Kong Style cafe food. There are a lot of seats [...]

July 30, 2012 Cafe, Chinese, Tai Kok Tsui, Two Beakers

Ocean Empire: Congee at Hong Kong Airport

Heading to the airport for a red-eye flight to Korea makes a person skip dinner. We headed off to Ocean Empire at the airport for a quick dinner before our flight. We didn’t know what to choose since there were [...]

July 29, 2012 Chek Lap Kok, Chinese, Fast Food, One Beaker

Chi Lin Vegetarian: Great Eats at Nan Lian Garden Hong Kong

We took the day to visit Nan Lian Garden, Chi Lin Nunnery and Hollywood Plaza. Its easily accessible though the Diamond Hill MTR station. The Garden and Nunnery are quite breathtaking and makes for very epic photos. This was my [...]

July 28, 2012 Chinese, Diamond Hill, Vegetarian

Honeymoon Desserts: Drinks and Desserts in Hong Kong

Honeymoon Desserts established its first location in Sai Kung district in 1995. It was soon developed into the current chain-stores you see today. Its popular among the locals especially the youth in Hong Kong. I was recommended by Joyce of [...]

July 27, 2012 Cafe, Dessert, Four Beakers, Mong Kok

Big Thumb Restaurant: Two Thumbs Down For Pasta

One day we headed to Tuen Muen to go shopping at The Trend Plaza and got pretty hungry, so we went to the Big Thumb Restaurant. We didn’t know what to eat, but we were sure we didn’t want dim [...]

July 26, 2012 Cafe, Tuen Mun, Two Beakers

Mija’s Spanish Restaurant: Buffet At Stanley in Hong Kong

Stanley is a beautiful little town on Hong Kong Island. It’s a very popular place amongst locals and tourists. A beautiful historic landmark is Murray House, a Victorian-era building originally built in Central during 1846 as the officers’ quarters of [...]

July 25, 2012 Buffet, Spanish, Stanley, Three Beakers

Maxim’s Cakes: Angry Bird Cakes at the MTR Stations

Maxim’s Cakes can be found everywhere in Hong Kong. Most MTR stations with have one inside. Even if you look along the streets of popular areas, you are bound to run into this bakery. It was founded in the 1960’s [...]

July 24, 2012 Bakery, Dessert, Three Beakers, Tsim Sha Tsui

Ippudo HK: Killer Ramen Across the World

Ippudo is a world famous chain ramen store. It was started by Shigemi Kawahara over 20 years ago in a small restaurant with only 10 seats in Fukuoka. Since 1985, it has expanded to New York, Hong Kong, Singapore and [...]

July 23, 2012 Four Beakers, Japanese, Ramen, Tsim Sha Tsui

Golden Swan Restaurant: Signature Dishes

Foodology Disclaimer: approached us to try a few signature dishes at Golden Swan. Although the meal was complimentary, the views and opinions expressed are entirely our own. Last week, I headed out to Victoria Street along with Sherman, Rick [...]

July 22, 2012 Chinese, Three Beakers, Victoria-Fraserview/Killarney

International Curry House: Great Curry and Non-Existent Naan in Hong Kong

While roaming around Chai Wan doing some shopping, my Grandpa took us to the International Curry House for some yummy curry at lunch time. I had no idea where he was taking us or why curry of all places. The International [...]

July 22, 2012 Indian, Three Beakers, Wan Chai

Hui Lau Shan Healthy Dessert: Mango Desserts in Hong Kong

Hui Lau Shan is Hong Kong’s most popular and famous mango dessert restaurant. It has various locations all over Hong Kong. You are bound to see one near an MTR station or a large mall. Joyce of VanFoodies highly suggested I [...]

July 21, 2012 Causeway Bay, Chinese, Dessert, Four Beakers

Hanami Japanese Restaurant: Dining on Dim Sum at YVR Airport

Hanami Japanese Restaurant is located right before you enter the security check for flights. They serve dim sum and Japanese food. Right before my flight to Hong Kong, my parents and I decided to have some dim sum since we [...]

July 20, 2012 Chinese, Dim Sum, Japanese, Richmond, Two Beakers

Maxim Palace: Afternoon Dimsum in Hong Kong

In Vancouver, we all know Maxim as “that asian bakery near T&T”. In Hong Kong, Maxim owns a variety of different restaurants from  bakeries, to cafes, and to some very large high end restaurants. While visiting Hong Kong during my [...]

July 19, 2012 Chinese, Dim Sum, Four Beakers, Sha Tin

Air Canada: Meals and Beverages from Vancouver to Hong Kong

When I went to Hong Kong from Vancouver through Air Canada, this 13 hr plane ride was accompanied with dinner and drink service throughout the flight. My family and I were all seated in Economy class and had a total [...]

July 18, 2012 Airplane Meals, Food for Thought, Hong Kong

Suika Japanese Snackbar: Stingray, Pig Foot, and Other Odd Dishes

Suika Japanese Snackbar is owned by the same people who created Kingyo Izakaya. It is located on Broadway near Fir St. I’ve been to Suika Snackbar a few times and it’s a great place to dine with friends over yummy Japanese [...]

July 17, 2012 Fairview, Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, Seafood

Ess-A-Bagel: It’s a Bagel in New York

Ess-A-Bagel is located in Midtown East in New York. They are best known for their bagels and it was conveniently located less than a black away from my hotel! CanuckGirl went twice and told me it was very awesome and [...]

July 16, 2012 Bakery, Cafe, Midtown East

Wendy’s: Burgers, Bacon, and Chili Cheese Fries

I told you I love fast food. Wendy’s in my opinion is the best when it comes to bacon. Plus, their bacon looks so much better than McDonalds or any other fast food chain. M and I came here one [...]

July 15, 2012 Fast Food, Food for Thought