Browsing the "Hong Kong" Category

Grand Hall: More Dim Sum in Hong Kong

We were looking inside Silvercord in Tsim Sha Tsui for Ho Choi Seafood Restuarant, but in its place is Grand Hall restaurant. It serves the same exact food, except they did major renovations and changed their name. This was confirmed [...]

September 12, 2012 Chinese, Dim Sum, Three Beakers, Tin Shui Wai

IKEA Hong Kong: Different Food and Drinks

After coming back from the Ten Thousand Buddhist Monestary in Sha Tin, we went to a Home Square mall and it contained an IKEA. This location is the largest in Hong Kong with 8,400 sq meters. I really wanted to [...]

September 10, 2012 Fast Food, Sha Tin

Fat Boy Fruits: Fresh Juice From Street Vendors in Hong Kong

We were walking along the street markets and we all got very thirsty because the weather was about 35 degrees. There were even warnings about how hot it was outside. On the corner of Wing Kut Street, there is a [...]

September 9, 2012 Sheung Wan, Streetcart, Three Beakers

Lin Heung Tea House: Oldest Tea House in Hong Kong

Lin Heung Tea House was established in 1926 and is one of the oldest tea houses in Hong Kong. With over 8 decades of serving locals and tourists, dim sum is served with the most traditional recipes that results in [...]

September 8, 2012 Central, Chinese, Dim Sum, Three Beakers

Gong Cha: Bubble Tea in Hong Kong

Gong Cha first launched in Taiwan in 2006 and soon opened locations in Hong Kong, Singapore, Macau, China, Malaysia, and Philippines. There are a lot of locations all over Hong Kong and attracts locals and tourists. They are best known [...]

September 7, 2012 Bubble Tea, Taiwanese, Three Beakers, Tsim Sha Tsui

Cathay Pacific: Beverages and Meals from South Korea to Hong Kong

It was finally time to leave Seoul after 5 good days of enjoying this beautiful place. Time to head back to Hong Kong and eat more. hahaha. It only takes 3 hours to get to Hong Kong and Cathay Pacific [...]

September 3, 2012 Airplane Meals, Hong Kong, South Korea

Hakata Ippudo: Limited Summer Edition Noodles in Hong Kong

Hong Kong has 3 Ippudo locations and today I visited Hakata Ippudo across from Times Square. It is very popular and sometimes there can be long line ups during peak hours. Of all the ramen places in the world, this [...]

August 11, 2012 Causeway Bay, Four Beakers, Japanese, Ramen

Cathay Pacific: Meals and Beverages from Hong Kong to Korea

I decided to take a side trip to South Korea. I’ve always wanted to go and this was my chance to do so. Lots of things to see and lots of things to eat! The only seat available was on [...]

August 6, 2012 Airplane Meals, Hong Kong, South Korea

McDonalds Hong Kong: Soy Green Tea + Himalayan Tea + Cheesecake + Lamingtons

I finally visited McDonalds in Hong Kong since I get very hot one afternoon. To my surprise, their McCafe’s sell completely different items than in Canada! This is the best part about travelling- discovering new fast food items. Seriously, I [...]

August 5, 2012 Fast Food, Hong Kong

Moon Ting Fong Seafood & Hotpot Restaurant: Horrible Service in Hong Kong

Moon Ting Fong Seafood and Hotpot restaurant has a location in Tin Shui Wai. We want to cook dinner during this day, so we decided to just eat out for dinner. My grandpa said they have very good dim sum [...]

August 4, 2012 Chinese, Tin Shui Wai, Two Beakers

Maxim’s Chinese Restaurant: Dim Sum Stalking in Hong Kong

Maxim’s Chinese Restaurant has several locations all over Hong Kong. It is way cheaper than Maxim Palace, so it is affordable for random eats without breaking the wallet. The interior at the Tin Shui Wai location was very large and [...]

August 3, 2012 Chinese, Dim Sum, Three Beakers, Tin Shui Wai

Choi Fook Restaurant: Dinner After HK 15 Fireworks

On July 1st in Hong Kong, they were celebrating the 15th anniversary of the handover of British rule to the Chinese. Every year they celebrate by having fireworks at Victoria Harbour. I find it amazing how July 1st is also [...]

August 2, 2012 Chinese, North Point, Two Beakers

Yun Fat Tea House: BBQ Meats in Hong Kong

Yun Fat Tea House (潤發茶餐廳) in Mong Kok is known to locals for their delicious BBQ meats. If you were just walking by, you would probably not notice this restaurant. It’s not aesthetically pleasing on the outside and has no [...]

August 1, 2012 BBQ, Cafe, Chinese, Mong Kok, Three Beakers

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