Wonton Noodle. Hong Kong.

I am not sure where did it originate, but every stall in Singapore and Malaysia claims they serve “Hong Kong Wonton Noodle” or has a sign that says it. Since I am here, I shall try the “original” wonton noodle. Mak’s Noodle has been selling wonton noodle for generation. It’s famous for its very small…

Blue House. Hong Kong.

I heard about the Blue House recently online. Since it’s being categorised as Hong Kong’s first grade conservative building, I decided to take a closer look at it. With great Chinese and Western architecture influence, the Blue House was once hospital and Kung Fu studio before it’s rebuilt in 1920s. During the rebuilt, legend has…

Egg Tart + Yin Yong. Hong Kong Tea Time.

Traditional tea time snack in #Hong Kong – egg tart + yin yong (mixed coffe and tea). Legend has it the 18 layers fluffy dough of the egg tart in Honolulu Cafe is the best. I decided to give it s try today. Not too sure about the 18 layers, but the warm egg tart…

Pre-storm @ Hong Kong Island.

Be it sunny, thunderstorm or rainy, the view of #Hong Kong island from Kowloon is always amazing. Well-designed sky scrapers amidst the green mountain set in front of the waterfront, integrated with ferries and old junks from time to time is a rare scene in most of the metropolitan cities in the world. I’m lucky…

Charm of Hong Kong in Wan Chai.

To experience Hong Kong, go on foot and get close to the locals in Wan Chai. Old buildings juxtapose with new, where all modes of transport share the same street, from ding ding trams to double decker buses and bicycle…this is a scene that makes Hong Kong, a metropolitan different from Singapore. I come to…

Seaweed Four Treasures of Hong Kong. 紫菜四宝.

Seaweed Four Treasures is my favourite dish in Hong Kong. The four treasures are mushroom ball, squid ball, fish cake and fish paste (varies in different restaurant but mushroom ball will definitely be included). I personally like the mushroom ball 香菇贡丸 for its texture and strong fragrant sesame oil from within. It can be found…