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Chuen Cheung Kui Restaurant – Mong Kok – Home Style Hakka Cuisine

The two floored Chuen Cheung Kui Restaurant has been in Mong Kok since 2004 and is one of many in…

Posted in Cantonese Counter Dining Craft beer/ales Good for dates Hong Kong Informal Open Kitchen

Little Bao HK – It Was Worth The Wait!

After 3 years of waiting, I finally made it to May Chow’s Little Bao in the Central Part of Hong Kong….

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Tim Ho Wan – The Cheapest Michelin Starred Restaurant In The World

Tim Ho Wan has become another cult in the food scene and is dubbed the cheapest Michelin Starred experience in…

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Din Tai Fung Silvercord Hong Kong – Dumpling Royalty?

Din Tai Fung was founded in 1958 by Yang Bingy – it’s got a reputation for being the reigning authority for Xiao…

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Mak’s Noodles – It’s Another HK Institution.

Mak’s Noodles’s has it’s roots derived from Guangzhou, brought over by wonton master Mak Woon-chi, which is now run by his third-generation…

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Seaview Congee Mong Kok HK – Comfort Food 101

Congee was traditionally a way to stretch your rice reserves by boiling it down into a glorious gloopy porridge to…

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Sing Kee – Go Get Some Dai Pai Dong Before They Disappear!

Dai Pai Dong represents a perfect example of quintessential Hong Kong dining, just like having your dim sum. These street-food…

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H&H Bagels NYC – Giant Hula Hoops

H&H Bagels started in 1972 when Puerto Rican Helmer Toro and his brother-in-law Hector Hernandez (thus the name “H&H”) bought Midtown…

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Osteria Morini NYC – Michael White’s Little Gem

An “Osteria” is traditionally known to be a drinking hole for folk in rural Italy, often pouring cheap local wine…

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Wildair NYC – That Wine Bar on the Lower East Side

Co-founding chefs, Jeremiah Stone and Fabian von Hauske launched Wildair on Orchard Street in the summer of 2015, next door…