Posts Tagged ‘Hong Kong’

May 14, 2010 Off

Greenland Teahouse (Philadelphia)

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Another surprising aspect of Philly’s Chinatown was the amount of bakeries there, almost every block would have 3-4. They’re usually the hybrid of a Hong Kong style bakery (with tradition stuff like Pineapple bun, cocktail bun) with Taiwanese tea drinks and taro buns. I sampled a few and found this place to be my favorite: […]

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November 25, 2009 5

Mackie Kitchen (Hong Kong: Causeway Bay)

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This is the last of the Hong Kong entries. Before leaving we check out Mackie Kitchen, an extension of the upstair bookshop Mackie Study that was sadly closed down earlier this year. Indie, art, cultural places like this are extremely rare in this finance-centric city, where only chichi/business-chic/high end place are valued. The space is also […]

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November 25, 2009 1

Honeymoon Dessert (Hong Kong)

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November 25, 2009 2

Tai Cheong Bakery (Hong Kong: Central)

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More nostalgia! I’ve always been a lover of Hong Kong style Egg Tart as a child (you can get them at dim sum places), and I wanted some good, old fashioned Egg Tart. Tai Cheong Bakery is one of the most famous Egg Tart Bakery with more than 50 years of history. It’s also famous for […]

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November 24, 2009 3

Tsim Chai Kee Noodle (Hong Kong: Central)

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Right across from the famous Mak’s Noodle (Central’s original shop) is another well known old school Wonton Noodle joint Tsim Chai Kee Noodle. Tsim Chai Kee is known as the ‘anti-Mak Noodle’: big portion, cheap and down to earth. The clean interior is decorated with Chinese lantern to amp up the ‘La Chinoise-style’ for the […]

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