Monthly Archives: October 2013

Yung Kee Restaurant (鏞記酒家), 32-40 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong (Day 7–HK Trip)

I know this might freak people out but I first read about this famous restaurant from a Reader’s Digest article (circa 1991) which is a biography on the famous Chinese author, Lin Yu-Tang written by his daughter, the late Lin … Continue reading

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Senado Square (Largo do Senado), Macau (Day 4)

I believe that some TVB series seriously damaged the reputation of Macau by constantly having its viewers believe that this ex-Portuguese enclave is the place where Hongkies go and gamble at one of the many casinos of Macau, lose so … Continue reading

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Tsui Wah Restaurant (翠華餐廳), Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong (Day 6)

During our Hong Kong trip, mealtimes become something of a novelty because we don’t eat at a same restaurant twice (except perhaps with the Australia Dairy Company where we took home the steamed milk pudding after dinner at neighbouring ‘Mak … Continue reading

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Avenue of Stars, Tsim Sha Tsui–Symphony of Lights show (Day 3)

It was a very cold, late summer night with rain clouds looming at a distance but as our itinerary was tight (we were supposed to travel to Macau the very next noon), we decided to go to this fashionable promenade … Continue reading

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Rua do Cunha, Macau (Day 5)

After a fairly interesting period of gambling at the Venetian Macao during the earlier half of the day, we decided to travel to the other part of Taipa, Macau which is famous for its culinary delights – Rua do Cunha. … Continue reading

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Ngong Ping + Tian Tan Buddha, Lantau Island (Day 3)

After breakfast at the Australia Dairy Company, we set out for Lantau Island to visit the famous Big Buddha statue. The MTR ride is quite long this time (Tung Chung line) but we were able to enjoy the beautiful beaches … Continue reading

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Ladies’ Market, Tung Choi Street, Mongkok + Temple Street shopping (Day 2)

To get to the Ladies’ Market at Tung Choi Street, take the MTR to Mong Kok Station… Almost there… Watch this water-fountain amplifier… I’m not exactly sure what the rage about chilies were about. Some friends asked me to bring … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Macau–Tonkatsu Burger with Egg

This particular McDonald’s branch is at Senado Square, Macau. It was often quoted by financial websites and writers that the Golden Arches’ main business is not selling burgers and beverages but in real estate. They were not able to beat … Continue reading

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Mak Man Kee Noodle Shop (麥文記麵家), 51, Parkes Street, Jordan, Hong Kong (Day 3)

It’s always a boon whenever two famous establishments are just side-by-side each other. The Australia Dairy Company is just next door from where we were heading to next. We had its famous steamed milk pudding, steamed egg custard and scrambled … Continue reading

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Sai Wan On Kee (Estrada da Vitoria, Macau) (Day 4)

This was the first place in Macau that we went to for food after checking in at our hotel (Hotel Royal) which was just barely 2 minutes’ walk away. The menu quoted no price, but we were famished after the … Continue reading

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