San Xi Lou 三希樓(滿江紅)
7/F, Coda Plaza, 51 Garden Road, Mid-Levels
Hong Kong, China(click for more San Xi Lou food photos)
Nothing excites my palate more than aromatic spicy flavors from fresh chilis that burn my lip. San Xi Lou delivers this roller coaster ride for my palate and a lot more.
Waiters are dressed in [...]
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May 26th, 2011 · No Comments
San Xi Lou 三希樓(滿江紅)
March 8th, 2011 · No Comments
Under the Bridge Restaurant Spicy Crab
Shop B, G/F, 401-403 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai
Hong Kong (click for more Under the Bridge Restaurant)
Under the Bridge Restaurant Spicy Crab does not live up to all the hype. With a few restaurant outlets, Under the Bridge Spicy Crab specializes in chili spicy crab and even takes it [...]
December 22nd, 2010 · No Comments
c/f, 259 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai
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As the owner chattered in loud Cantonese yelling over the phone, I blocked out his voice and enjoyed his lamb dumpling.
Tango to Wan Chai Hong Kong to enjoy some great home made dumpling at Dumpling Yuan.
The decor is noble to say [...]
December 9th, 2010 · 2 Comments
Tim Ho Wan
Shop 8, Taui Yuen Mansion Phase 2, 2-20 Kwong Wa Street, Mong Kok
Wait time: 45 minutes
Hype: World’s Cheapest Michelin Starred Restaurant
Prices: 2 people, 10 dishes, $10 USD
Hint: avoid crow, weekdays 4-6pm
(Tim Ho Wan Dim Sum dishes)
On Sunday, Aussie friend Corina Leung and I went to Tim Ho Wan in Hong Kong known [...]
December 6th, 2010 · 1 Comment
Shop B1 G/F Kwong Sang Hong Bldg 6 Heard Street Wan Chai
Capital Cafe only serves a few trademark dishes, but they do it very well.
Diners usually order the fluffy eggs and ham or the macaroni soup.
Instead, I tried their club sandwich which hit all the right notes. With a slight crisp, the [...]
December 6th, 2010 · 1 Comment
100 Mott St
New York, NY
New York Chinatown is a great place to look for budget eats.
Shanghai Café serves up great Shanghai crab dumplings.
With a clean and modest interior, this a great place to grab a group of friends and sample some Shanghai dishes.
Crab and pork meat bathes in savory soup filled in [...]
December 6th, 2010 · No Comments
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Mayflower Seafood Restaurant
6255 Geary Boulevard
San Francisco, CA
Mayflower dim sum serves great budget dim sum that matches the quality in Hong Kong. There large selection is what separates them from nominal dim sum houses.
Served piping hot, their shrimp dumpling features translucent skin and sea sweet shrimp. [...]
December 2nd, 2010 · 1 Comment
Little Sheep Hot Pot
2/F Causeway Bay Plaza Lockhart Road Causeway Bay
I love eating Little Sheep Hot Pot in San Mateo San Francisco. Read Little Sheep Mongolian: comfort food hot pot in San Mateo.
My first visit to Little Sheep Hot Pot in Hong Kong did not disappoint. One dish I truly enjoy were [...]
November 10th, 2010 · 1 Comment
Cafe de Coral
G/F & Basement, Capital Centre No. 5-19, Jardine’s Bazaar & Jardine’s Crescent, Causeway Bay
In Chinese, it is polite to ask “have you eaten rice yet?”
Thus, rice is a key staple in the Chinese diet. Not surprisingly, most meals that are localized serve rice in their menus especially at fast food restaurant [...]
October 18th, 2010 · No Comments
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Nanxiang steamed bun restaurant
Shops 305-8, 3/F Causeway Bay Plaza 1, Causeway Bay
Anytime a flood of locals is lining up for a restaurant, it is a good sign of great times to come. After half an hour of waiting, we finally got seated.
October 14th, 2010 · No Comments
Tasty Congee & Noodle Wantun Shop
International Finance Center,1 Harbour View St, Central
IFC (International Finance Center) is a yuppie place to eat casual Chinese food such as porridge but the interior is charming making it a great place to bring clients.
A thin layer of rice noodle wrapper around a fried doughnut makes up this wonderful [...]
October 12th, 2010 · 1 Comment
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9/F, Causeway Bay Plaza 1, 489 Lockhart Road, Causeway Bay
Satay King is a fun restaurant.
I never understood the pirate theme fully but the main focus is their comfort dishes.
Start with their pork chop white curry highlighting a creamy texture served over pillowy [...]
October 7th, 2010 · No Comments
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Tanyoto serves great Chinese food. My favorite includes their spicy tofu dish. Arriving like hot lava, fresh chili highlights the dish.
The flavor profile marries spices creating an inviting spicy flavor.
Another great dish is their spicy beef served at room temperature bathing in chili oil. [...]
September 9th, 2010 · No Comments
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Empire Food Shopis a restaurant chain that serves great casual Chinese food fare at great prices.
Thin rice noodle wrapped around a crispy fried doughnut pairs well with chili and hoisen sauce. Soy sauce noodles cooked al dente display nutty notes from cooked soy sauce.
September 6th, 2010 · 1 Comment
As soon as I had one bite, I knew. After all, I had been a published food writer in San Francisco and have tasted countless dishes, but this one was different.
The inviting savory tones from the salted egg cleverly paired well with butterflied fried shrimp. The taste appears to reach unami, the ultimate [...]
September 4th, 2010 · No Comments
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Don’t let the corny name fool you, Super Star Seafood delivers quality Chinese food. We ordered the banquet sea meal. Putting on the plastic bibs, I happily devoured sea sweet crab legs.
The crispy crackling skin with a thin layer of fat for flavor made [...]
August 28th, 2010 · No Comments
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Hay Hay is known to served popular Hong Kong deli items. Their deli displays fresh hanging chicken, duck, and bbq pork.
Served over a pilllowy mound of rice, the bbq pork glazed with sweet notes. I like to order my bbq pork [...]