Browsing the "Hong Kong" Category

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

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

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