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February 17, 2011

China: Kowloon

Filed under: China, Food, Kowloon, The List, Travel — anotherheader @ 1:49 am

On returning by ferry from Macau, we switched our Hong Kong base to the Kowloon peninsula.  Kowloon sits north across Victoria Harbor from (more…)

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February 16, 2011

China: Hong Kong and Macau, Our Top Ten Food Experiences

Filed under: China, Food, Hong Kong, Kowloon, Macau, Travel — anotherheader @ 10:38 pm

Century Eggs, shown here on sale at a market, were our least favorite South China food experience

We don’t rank these.  Do you rank your children? (more…)

February 12, 2011

China: Lantau Island, a BIG Buddha

Filed under: China, Hong Kong, Kowloon, Travel — anotherheader @ 6:36 pm

The Po Lin Monastery

From Kowloon it is a short trip by Hong Kong’s efficient Mass Transit Railway or MTR to Lantau Island.  Lantau Island is near (more…)

February 5, 2011

China: Hong Kong and Kowloon, On the Hunt for Spicy Crab

Filed under: China, Food, Hong Kong, Kowloon — anotherheader @ 9:01 pm

 

 

Dinner

 

In general the Cantonese food in Hong Kong is mild.  It is fresh and astonishingly good, for sure, but after a while we started to crave a spicy (more…)

February 3, 2011

China: Kowloon, Tim Ho Wan

Filed under: China, Food, Kowloon, The List, Travel — anotherheader @ 1:07 am

Steamed dumplings with spinach and garlic at Tim Ho Wan

Tim Ho Wan, 5 Kwong Wa St., Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong, open 10 am to 10 pm.

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January 30, 2011

Kowloon: Din Tai Fung

Filed under: China, Food, Kowloon, The List, Travel — anotherheader @ 11:22 pm

Steamed shrimp and pork Shao-Mai from Din Tai Fung

Din Tai Fung, Shop 130 & Restaurant C. 3rd Floor Silvercord, 30 Canton Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

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China: Macau, Lord Stow’s

Filed under: China, Food, Macau, Travel — anotherheader @ 8:16 am

I bet you wish you could have one of Lord Stow's egg tarts

We only planned for a short stay in Macau.  Macau is small, after all, covering about 11.4 square miles.  It figured that it should only take us a brief period of Hun-like (more…)

January 28, 2011

China: Macau

Filed under: China, Food, Macau, The List, Travel, UNESCO World Heritage — anotherheader @ 7:39 pm

Macau's metropolis

Modern Macau is the Las Vegas of Asia.  As the only legal casino gambling venue in the region, approximately 12 million gamblers head yearly to this tiny (more…)

China: Macau, Tim’s Kitchen

Filed under: China, Food, Macau, The List, Travel — anotherheader @ 12:42 am

Roasted Pigeon as offered by Tim's Kitchen

The 12th of January came with a cold rain in Hong Kong. It felt much colder than thermometer indicated. The wet cold, as they say, made 42 degrees Fahrenheit seem (more…)

January 26, 2011

China: Hong Kong Island, the Food

Filed under: China, Food, Hong Kong, The List, Travel — anotherheader @ 11:24 pm

Crabs in the street market

It is true.  Our primary motivation for visiting Hong Kong was the food.  Some lists rank Hong Kong as one of the best cities in the world for food.  Who knows how those list things work really, but there was little doubt that we would eat well in Hong Kong.  And indeed we did.  Our favorites from the trip are listed below.

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