Overseas – Hong Kong


Queen Sophie 酥妃皇后 - Egg Tarts With 386 Crispy Layers And Strawberry Croissant In Hong Kong

Specialising in crust pastry baked goods, Queen Sophie 酥妃皇后 touts itself as the Queen of Pastry and a Hong Kong Legend. The bakery is named after the owner, Sophie 蘇菲 (su-fei) which in Cantonese sounds like pastry (酥 also pronounced su). Playing on the words, the bakery Queen Sophie was born. (Though literally, it could mean ”Conbubine-Queen” which is very strange.) Most tourists would head over to Tai Cheong Bakery 泰昌餅家 or Honolulu Café 檀島咖啡餅店 for their egg tarts. It is always good to know there are many alternatives out there. Located along a quiet street in......

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Tian Tian Plus – Singapore’s Most Famous Chicken Rice Shop At Hong Kong Causeway Bay. Here's The Verdict

Tian Tian Plus – Singapore’s Most Famous Chicken Rice Shop At Hong Kong Causeway Bay. Here’s The Verdict

Many Singaporeans are no stranger to Tian Tian Chicken Rice at Maxwell Food Centre – the delicious smelling hawker stall in Maxwell Food Centre with that snaking queue after both Anthony Bourdain and Gordan Ramsay ordained this stall and Michelin-fame found them. What surprised me though, was...

May 23, 2018
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Hoi On Cafe 海安咖啡室 – Nostalgic Bing Sutt Cafe In Sheung Wan, One Of "The 38 Essential Hong Kong Restaurants" To Visit

Hoi On Cafe 海安咖啡室 – Nostalgic Bing Sutt Cafe In Sheung Wan, One Of “The 38 Essential Hong Kong Restaurants” To Visit

In Hong Kong, there is no lack of Cha Chaan Teng (Hong Kong-style cafés) but the predecessor version of a place for a light meal known as “Bing Sutt” is a diminishing trade. Literally translated as “ice room”, these are traditional cold drinking houses found between the...

May 16, 2018
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Ki’s Roasted Goose Restaurant 棋哥燒鵝餐室 - Modern Roast Restaurant With Tasty BBQ Pork At Hong Kong

Ki’s Roasted Goose Restaurant 棋哥燒鵝餐室 – Modern Roast Restaurant With Tasty BBQ Pork At Hong Kong

Traveling to this part of the world won’t be complete without experiencing the crisp skin and succulent flesh of this bird delicacy. Ki’s Roasted Goose Restaurant 棋哥燒鵝餐室 has been in the Hong Kong food landscape for more than 4 decades. (Thank you @EpicurusHongKong for recommending this shop,...

April 10, 2018
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Trusty Congee King 靠得住 - 1st Congee Restaurant Awarded The Michelin Bib Gourmand In Hong Kong, Tasty Pork Liver & Scallop Congee

Trusty Congee King 靠得住 – 1st Congee Restaurant Awarded The Michelin Bib Gourmand In Hong Kong, Tasty Pork Liver & Scallop Congee

Trusty Congee King 靠得住 is the first congee restaurant ever to be included in the Michelin Guide’s Bib Gourmand listing. While it was recommended in the guide from 2011 to 2016, it finally earned the recognition of offering “exceptionally good food at moderate prices” status by the...

April 09, 2018
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Cong Sao Star Dessert 聰嫂星級甜品 - Famous For Icy Longan, Durian And Mango Desserts, At Causeway Bay Hong Kong

Cong Sao Star Dessert 聰嫂星級甜品 – Famous For Icy Longan, Durian And Mango Desserts, At Causeway Bay Hong Kong

Desserts in Hong Kong are generally divided into two different categories. You have the so-called old-school treats from Gai Gai Dessert 佳佳甜品, Fook Yuen 福元湯圓, Kai Kee Desserts 佳記甜品, and the newer desserts which you can find here at Cong Sao Star Dessert 聰嫂星級甜品 and Honeymoon Dessert....

April 08, 2018
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