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Sunday’s Grocery – Delicious Fried Chicken & Sandwiches. One-Stop Store by Yardbird

[Hong Kong] Conceptualised by the team behind Yardbird – the hip Japanese yakitori and izakaya joint, is Sunday’s Grocery. Located at Kennedy Town, they brand themselves as a liquor store, curated convenience store and a takeaway sandwich store all housed within a neighbourhood grocery shop – an up-class one indeed. The first thing you would […]

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I Cremeria – Premium Matcha Softserve On Japanese Melons

[Hong Kong] This Japanese dessert shop has been creating some green waves on Instagram, known for its photogenic matcha desserts and fruit parfaits of quality. Three branches at Causeway Bay, one at Harbourcity. Nothing is spared in using premium ingredients – Japanese Sawatari tea is used for the softserve, Kakigori shaved ice dessert is made […]

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Cha-No-Wa – For The Matcha Lovers In Hong Kong

[Hong Kong] Frequent travellers to Hong Kong should be familiar with City’super, a high-end supermarket and retail chain established in 1996. You will find this brand Cha-no-wa at their flagship branches at Times Square, Harbour City and Cityplaza selling everything matcha – from roll cakes, cheesecake to cookies. Cha-no-wa from Hiroshima Japan, and is the […]

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Oddies Foodies – Egg Waffles On Gelato Shop Opens Another At Hong Kong Central

[Hong Kong] The iconic Hong Kong eggettes gai daan jai served atop gelato in a cup from Oddies Foodies are probably no stranger to most foodies out there. Oddies Foodies, which started with a small unit in Wan Chai, has expanded to a second outlet at Sheung Wan, which is quite near the famed Kau […]

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PMQ – Hong Kong’s Current Most Hipster Place Is A Former Police Married Quarters

[Hong Kong] It took me a while to discover PMQ. I have been to Hong Kong several times, revisited many attractions, but it was until my recent visit that a friend told me, “I think PMQ is your kind of place.” He is right. PMQ is short for Police Married Quarters. This used to be […]

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Gudetama Café by Izumi Curry – Egg Craze In Hong Kong Continues. 真系好 Cute!

[Hong Kong] The Gudetama craze continues with a Gudetama Japanese cafe. ぐでたま! After butt-oozing and vomiting Gudetama dim sum, the famous Japanese lazy egg mascot finds its way to transform into Japanese udon and curry rice. Izumi Curry, which has 7 outlets island-wide in Hong Kong, has converted one of their outlets at apm Millennium […]

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23 Michelin Street Food In Hong Kong

For the first time in Michelin history, a ‘Street Food’ section has been added to the Hong Kong Michelin Star guide. (Read: Hong Kong Michelin Guide 2016) Many eyebrows raised, from the inclusion of this component (since Michelin has always been tied with fine-dining) and the choices of the 23 stalls particularly Butchers Club which […]

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Hong Kong Michelin Guide 2016 – Six Restaurants Awarded 3 Michelin Stars

Every year the Hong Kong Michelin Guide gets published, there are always some kind of controversies. Other than the typical “Why is this restaurant in, and why is this out?” type of questions, this is the first time Hong Kong ‘street food’ is added to the Michelin edition. (Read: 9 Best Restaurants In Hong Kong) […]

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Chau Kee 周記點心 – Matcha And Salted Lava Custard Toasts in Hong Kong. Liu ah Liu.

[Hong Kong] The traditional lava custard buns are commonly found in dim sum places, but the people in Hong Kong have their creative juices flowing (not in the lava form). Lately, we saw how lava custard flows out of a ‘vomiting’ Gudetama’s mouth and a tsunami of lava custard flowing out of traditional French toasts. […]

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Dim Sum Icon – World’s 1st Gudetama Dim Sum Restaurant, Too Kawaii!

[Hong Kong] Gudetama, the yellow lazy egg character from the Japanese Sanrio family, is making waves and finding itself in plush toys, LINE sticker store, and dangerously in dim sum trays – that will safely enter our bellies. “SO CUTE!” But the sleepy Gudetama is facing the same fate as Hello Kitty in Hong Kong, […]

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