Monthly Archives: January 2014

Ding Tai Fung, Taipei

The Xinyi Branch in Taipei City of the famous dumpling house Din Tai Fun is the home of the world most famous dumpling restaurant chain specializing in xiao long bao which are a soupy Shanghainese steam dumpling.  We visited the original … Continue reading

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Tsui Wah – Causeway Bay

Tsui Wah is a popular cha chaan teng chain which has come a long way, having first started in 1967.  Today, this cha chaan teng has expanded with over 17 outlets in Hong Kong and has even ventured into Shanghai and Macau. … Continue reading

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Tim Ho Wan – IFC

Having arrived into Hong Kong bright and early in the morning, which meant we quickly got hungry for some quality Dim Sum.  And at the top of our ‘must go to’ list is Tim Ho Wan.

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Dessert Story

What drew me to this place were the pictures of their desserts on the shop window.  I am a fan of unusual desserts and espeically asian desserts as they are hard to find back home in Wellington, New Zealand.   Dessert … Continue reading

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Tim Ho Wan – North Point

As usual, Plus 1 wanted Dim Sum for breakfast.  We decided to head to Tim Ho Wan – North Point branch, to avoid the queues  and the fact the North Point branch was slightly closer to where we were staying … Continue reading

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Simplylife Bakery Cafe

Simplylife  is a European-style restaurant under Maxim group serving good Western dishes at a relatively low prices. Simplylife offers both a’la carte as well as counterfood.  Counterfood in the form of patisserie, muffins and artesian breads (which you can also … Continue reading

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Ah Yat Harbour View Restaurant

Ah Yat Seafood Restaurant is famous for its abalone dishes.  We decided to have lunch here after a recommendation from a friend, as I was looking for another good dim sum restaurant that would be on par or if not better … Continue reading

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Joy Hing – Roasted Meats

After dining at Yung Kee (famous for their roast goose) the previous day with some family friends who suggested we try Joy Hing in Wan Chai, which offers Hong Kong style roasted meats.  We decided to head on over to … Continue reading

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