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Kwan Kee Claypot Rice (坤記煲仔小菜) @ Sheung Wan 上環
Apr23

Kwan Kee Claypot Rice (坤記煲仔小菜) @ Sheung Wan 上環

With decades of experience, Kwan Kee Claypot Rice (坤記煲仔小菜) is famous for claypot rice. The restaurant is located between Sheung Wan 上環 and Central districts in Hong Kong. There is usually a long queue during dinner time, be prepared to wait for half an hour to an hour. The restaurant is hidden in an alley with both indoor and outdoor dining options. The indoor section is quite cramped while the outdoor section has a dai pai dong...

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Jenny Bakery (珍妮曲奇) @ Sheung Wan 上環
Apr22

Jenny Bakery (珍妮曲奇) @ Sheung Wan 上環

Jenny Bakery (珍妮曲奇) is a popular bakery in Hong Kong specializing in butter cookies. They have branches in Tsim Sha Tsui ( 尖沙咀) and Sheung Wan (香港上環). Since we are staying in Sheung Wan area, we visited the Sheung Wan store as it’s easier for us to carry the cookies back. When it comes to butter cookies, Kjeldsens’s butter cookies come to mind and it’s my favorite cookies since young. Kjeldsens butter cookies are...

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Mak’s Noodles (麥奀雲吞麵世家) @ Jordan
Apr21

Mak’s Noodles (麥奀雲吞麵世家) @ Jordan

Mak’s Noodles (麥奀雲吞麵世家) is situated next to Australian Dairy Company at Parkes Street in Jordan. There are many noodle specialists all around in Hong Kong but Mak’s Wonton Noodles is known to be one of the best. The simple one page menu. Braised Beef and Wonton Noodles Mak’s noodles is served in a petite bowl and the reason for using small bowl is to keep the noodles from going soggy. The wontons though mini sized, has the...

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Tai Cheong Bakery (泰昌餅家) @ Central 中環
Apr20

Tai Cheong Bakery (泰昌餅家) @ Central 中環

Tai Cheong Bakery (泰昌餅家) is a traditional bakery in Hong Kong that is most well-known for its egg tarts. Today, there are about 15 branches located throughout Hong Kong and Macau. After our satisfying dinner at Yat Lok Restaurant (一樂燒鵝), we walked over to Tai Cheong Bakery which is situated at Lyndhurst Terrace in Central 中環. This bakery is apparently a favourite of Chris Patten, the former British Governor of Hong Kong. Besides egg...

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Yat Lok Restaurant : Roast Goose  (一樂燒鵝) @ Central 中環
Apr17

Yat Lok Restaurant : Roast Goose (一樂燒鵝) @ Central 中環

We had originally wanted to have our dinner at Yung Kee Restaurant (鏞記酒家), a Cantonese restaurant well known for its Roast Goose and Century Eggs but the place was fully packed and we did not make any reservations in advance 🙁 When Plan A fails, there’s always a Plan B. There are many other famous roast meat restaurants in Hong Kong such as Yue Kee, Joy Hing, Tai Hing and Yat Lok. Since we are walking around in Central 中環 area,...

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Wing Wah Noodle Shop (永華麵家) @ Wan Chai 灣仔
Apr16

Wing Wah Noodle Shop (永華麵家) @ Wan Chai 灣仔

Other than egg tarts, Hong Kong is also famous for wonton noodles. Wonton noodles in Hong Kong is different because there’s no ‘alkaline’ taste. There are many noodle shops all over Hong Kong. Mak’s Noodles, Lau Sum Kee Noodles, Mak Man Kee Noodle Shop and Wing Wah Noodle Shop are some of the well-known noodle shops serving really good wonton noodle. Wing Wah Noodle Shop 永華麵家 is a Michelin star noodle shop located a...

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Day 4 in Hong Kong : Honolulu Coffee Shop (檀島咖啡餅) @ Wan Chai 灣仔
Apr15

Day 4 in Hong Kong : Honolulu Coffee Shop (檀島咖啡餅) @ Wan Chai 灣仔

Honolulu Coffee Shop (檀島咖啡餅店) is a short distance from Wanchai MTR station. We were actually on our way to Wing Wah Noodle Shop but made a stop at Honolulu Coffee Shop to grab some egg tarts 蛋撻 as I was told that their egg tarts are one of the best in Hong Kong. This Honolulu Cafe is like any typical Cha Chaan Teng in HK serving a variety of fusion cuisine such as milk tea, French toast, instant noodles, pineapple bun, scrambled egg...

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Day 3 in Hong Kong : Sang Kee Congee 生记粥品 @ Sheung Wan 上環
Apr07

Day 3 in Hong Kong : Sang Kee Congee 生记粥品 @ Sheung Wan 上環

Congee or rice porridge is the ultimate Chinese comfort food. It’s simple, easy to digest and nourishing. By the look of it, congee may look bland but with the right ingredients, congee can be very tasty. Best of all, congee can be eaten at any time – breakfast, lunch or dinner. We passed by Sang Kee Congee 生记粥品 while walking to Hong Kong – Macau Ferry Terminal 港澳客輪碼頭 at Shun Tak Centre 信德中心. It was a cold morning so...

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