Review: Cheung Hing Kee Shanghai Pan-fried Buns [Hong Kong]

As a girl from Shanghai who grew up loving Sheng Jian Bao (生煎包 pan-fried pork bun), I was elated when my friend told me that there is a specialty Sheng Jian Bao shop in Hong Kong.  I've had this dish in Hong Kong at Shanghainese restaurants before, but those are usually not as good as the ones in Shanghai found in small hole-in-wall style shops on the street, … Continue reading Review: Cheung Hing Kee Shanghai Pan-fried Buns [Hong Kong]

Review: Afternoon Tea Set at Le Salon De Thé de Joël Robuchon [Hong Kong]

My food-loving dad brought me to my first 3 Michelin-starred restaurant at L'ATELIER de Joël Robuchon in Hong Kong a few years back.  Ever since then, I've been a huge fan of the food there.   It's also a huge plus to be in Hong Kong, where we are blessed with multiple Joël Robuchon dining establishments for enjoyment, including a garden … Continue reading Review: Afternoon Tea Set at Le Salon De Thé de Joël Robuchon [Hong Kong]

Review: Easter Afternoon Tea at Green [Hong Kong]

Happy Easter to all!  I recently visited Green, the cafe restaurant located at Hotel ICON in Tsim Sha Tsui.  The restaurant is situated right past the front lobby when you first enter, basked in gorgeous natural light as if you were in a real greenhouse.  An impressive vertical garden hangs above on display to complete the ambience. I have … Continue reading Review: Easter Afternoon Tea at Green [Hong Kong]

Review: Non-Ramen Foods at IPPUDO [Hong Kong]

I always order the same thing at IPPUDO....the Special Akamaru Shinaji with medium hard noodles, and I've also been here about a billion times. This time, I decided to try a few of their other dishes...ANYTHING BUT RAMEN FOR ME TODAY I ordered the Chicken Wing with Cod Roe, Deep Fried Chicken Bun, Lasagna Gyoza, and  IPPUDO Teppan Fried Rice. … Continue reading Review: Non-Ramen Foods at IPPUDO [Hong Kong]