Monthly Archives: December 2013

Wing Wah Noodle Shop

After an extensive day shopping, we decided to grab a late simple dinner at Wing Wah, which is popular for its old style bamboo beaten noodles.

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Ding Tai Fung – Hong Kong

One of the Hong Kong branch of the renowned Ding Tai Fung resturant chain was a must try during our recent visit to Hong Kong,  as two of the branches in Hong Kong hold a 1 Michelin Star.

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Yung Kee

According to all the reviews online, Yung Kee is famous for its roast goose and century eggs.  And what do you do when you love roasted goose which you can not get back home? you decide to give this place … Continue reading

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The Chairman

The Chairman became famous for its tasting menus.  The food is made without MSG, and some condiments are made inhouse such as the pickled ginger.   The Chairman’s menu changes seasonally.

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Tim’s Kitchen

Hong Kong has no shortage of incredible dining experiences and Michelin-starred restaurants.  But there are a relative few that are down-to-earth, affordable and as generally approachable as Tim’s Kitchen.  Chef Yau-Tim Lai opened Tim’s Kitchen in 2000 in a surprisingly … Continue reading

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Bistro Lago

Our usual stomping ground when we are in Taupo. Bistro Lago is another restaurant owned by Simon Gault the nourish group. And perhaps one of the finer restaurants in Taupo. Bistro Lago is part of the Hilton Hotel which offers … Continue reading

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Victoria Street Cafe

It was a fine Saturday morning, strolling around town starting to feel famished, we decided to head to Victoria Street Cafe, a cafe that we have not been to in a number of years so we decided to give it … Continue reading

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Miyabi

Miyabi sushi is a small Japanese restaurant that has been around since I have been in Wellington (that’s over 10 years).  Most restaurant have come and gone during that time but Miyabi still stands. Miyabi serves a variety of Japanese … Continue reading

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MoVida Bar de Tapas – Melbourne

Tucked away in Hoiser Lane and amongst all the graffiti walls, Frank Camorra and wife opened up the first of a handful of successful Movida branches,Movida Bar de Tapas, in 2003 and till this day it is still a popular … Continue reading

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Alexandre Patisserie

Cute French patisserie tucked around the corner from George Street in Palmerston North.   Alexandre’s serves a good selection of french patisseries that are on display ranging from macaroons to croissants to croque monsuer to pies to tarts

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