A couple of weeks ago, the highly anticipated Hong Kong-Singapore travel bubble (initially set for November 22) was shelved after a surge of cases in the region – much to the disappointment of many. Some hotels and shopping centres, had, in fact, tailored special holiday experiences – ready to welcome their first leisure travellers after over a year of travel restrictions. While that obviously hasn’t … Continue reading Experience A Hong Kong Christmas, No Matter Where You Are in The World
In Hong Kong, char chan tengs are a part of everyday life – the equivalent of a Malaysian kopitiam – where you can get fast, tummy-filling, affordable meals. The menu is often an eclectic mix of local favourites like rice and noodle dishes, and Western-style fusion cuisine the likes of cheese-baked rice, grilled chicken wings and toast. Thanks to the popularity of Hong Kong culture … Continue reading Meal for One: Wong Kok Char Chan Teng, IOI Mall Puchong
Update 8/2/2021: This restaurant is permanently closed. Puchong-ites seem to have a love affair with hotpots – just drop by Bandar Puteri Puchong or Bandar Puchong Jaya, and you will be spoilt for choice with the number of establishments serving the specialty. One of these places is Bone and Pot. Even among hotpots, there are a variety of different styles, from Ma La (Sichuan) to … Continue reading Review: Hong Kong-Style Hotpot @ Bone & Pot, Bandar Puteri Puchong
Cart noodles are an iconic part of Hong Kong culture and cuisine. First sold from makeshift carts on the street (hence the name), they were ubiquitous in the city in the 1950s. The dish, which allowed diners to mix and match noodles with a variety of ingredients, was popular among the working class for being cheap, filling and tasty. Owing to poor hygiene practices, they … Continue reading Review: HK Boy Cart Noodle, Bandar Puteri, Puchong
It’s a match made in heaven. Following on last summer’s hugely popular collaboration, Main St. Deli – The Langham Hong Kong’s authentic New York-style eatery – teams up with Chicago’s legendary Garrett Popcorn once again, to present a mouth-watering, limited-time menu for 2019. Available until 31 August, the menu features irresistible American deli classics, paired with some of Garrett Popcorn’s much-loved flavours. Seasonal highlights include … Continue reading Main St. Deli @ The Langham Hong Kong Collaborates With Garrett Popcorn For New Summer Menu
Hey guys! I’ve been following the Japanese anime/manga series One Piece since my teens, and while I haven’t been updating myself religiously (blame it on how long and draggy the series is – they first published in 1997 wtf), I’ve always loved the art, characters and great storyline. This summer, the iconic Ocean Park Hong Kong is having the Ocean Park Summer Water Battle, in … Continue reading Ocean Park Hong Kong Is Having A One Piece Summer Bash – Check Out The Adorable Food Items!
Fun fact: As a child, I never liked pink because it was always seen as such a ‘girly’ colour and I’ve never been a girly girl lol. 20 years later, still not a girly girl – but I’ve changed my opinion about pink. I see now the appeal – the rosy hue, the soft, pastel-like hue which exudes feelings of fun, coquettishness, warmth and playfulness. … Continue reading Love Pink? Check Out W Hong Kong’s New Pink Bling Makeover
Honolulu Cafe is a popular char chan teng (coffeeshop) chain in Hong Kong, so when it opened its first outlet in Malaysia at Sunway Pyramid, patrons went in droves to feast on their famous egg tarts, polo bun and other HK favourites. As usual, late on the bandwagon – only got to check it out recently when I went to the mall with Moo for … Continue reading Review: Honolulu Cafe, Sunway Pyramid – Hong Kong ‘Char Chan Teng’ Fare