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Seafood Heaven

Having grown up in Hong Kong I have always been exposed to all types of food.  Hong Kong is unique not only as a city with it’s tall architectural buildings to the narrow winding roads up and down the mountains.  Decadent lifestyle is what Hong Kong people are used to with the best gourmet food […]

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McDonalds Really Is Universal

I don’t remember when I first found out that every McDonalds carries a local burger or something on the menu that is only catered to that particular country.  Since the day I found out I have sort of made it my mission to try as many as I can whenever I travel.  Sometimes I forget […]

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Cute food: edible or not?

For some reason, here in Hong Kong, cute food seems to be a big trend.  Walk into any dim sum restaurant or local Cantonese restaurant, and there will always be a few items on the menu that look like a children’s menu out of a Dr. Seuss book.  Here are for you to take a […]

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Daily Prompt: Places

When I saw this theme “places” so many ideas jumped to my mind.  I have traveled the world quite a bit and thought maybe I should show my favorite places.  However, having spent the past 7 months in Hong Kong after being away for 12 years has made me open my eyes to the beauty […]

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Feast for the Eyes and Feast for the Stomach

When I was invited by the General Manager of the Shen Zhen JW Marriott Hotel for a Chinese meal and a tasting menu that would make anyone salivate, I immediately set a date to hop over the border and spend a few nights.  Food entices my every move, that and a chance to blog about […]

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Abalone is my Little Piece of Heaven

It is no secret.  Ever since the age of three, I have loved abalone.  The story goes that I was at a banquet in Hong Kong and was sitting in-between my grandma and my mom.  My mom whispered to my grandma in Shanghainese to take my abalone away as a three year old would not […]

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Can I Order a Plate of Snakes?

Shen Zhen was an amazing three day trip to China I took with my family.  It is a great place to go and get away from the hectic Hong Kong life and an easy drive across the border.  My friends Natasha and Colin invited my family and I to stay at the JW Marriott and […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Near and Far

This is the pork trio platter that I ate at the Cayman Cookout 2012.  It was scrumptious and this picture takes me back to that epic lunch buffet.  I can still taste the pork in my mouth just looking at it.  This is my first submission for the Weekly Photo Challenge.  I am super excited […]

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Fig Tart – yes or no?

Normally I would have to say that I am not a fig person.  My mom always loved figs but I never understood what she found so delicious about them.  Growing up she always offered it to me every time she ate it and every time I would shake my head because my first taste of […]

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A Taste of Manila

Not too long ago I went to Manila with friends and family to celebrate the Grand Fiesta Gala Night for Resort World and their Grand Launch.  I love going to Manila because I always feel such a sense of warmth amongst my friends who live there.  Not to mention I also LOVE the food!  I […]

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