Happy Chinese New Year

January 22, 2012
Dragon

Dragon

Today is the first day of Chinese New Year, the Year of the Dragon. Read the rest of this entry »


Baked Pork Chop with Rice in Tomato Sauce

September 21, 2011
Baked Pork Chop with Rice in Tomato Sauce

Baked Pork Chop with Rice in Tomato Sauce

During my Hong Kong vacation this past summer, my family and I stopped at a fast food restaurant, and I introduced one of the popular dishes to my two boys: baked pork chop with rice in tomato sauce. Read the rest of this entry »


Red Bean Ice

August 14, 2011
Red Bean Ice

Red Bean Ice

In the summer, we always want to consume ice-cold drinks. During our Hong Kong visit, my wife and I seized the chance to order a special drink Red Bean Ice at a cha chaan teng (literally means Chinese tea diner). Read the rest of this entry »


Lo Mai Gai

August 13, 2011
Lo Mai Gai, wrapped (Wikipedia)

Lo Mai Gai, wrapped (Wikipedia)

One of the dim sum items that I cannot afford to miss is Lo Mai Gai. Read the rest of this entry »


Peking Duck

August 6, 2011
Peking Duck

Peking Duck

One of the restaurants nearby our hotel in Hong Kong had a special price for Peking Duck. One night, we dined there and ordered this delicacy Read the rest of this entry »


Hong Kong Style Milk Tea

August 6, 2011

In Hong Kong, there is one kind of beverage that we should not miss: Hong Kong style milk tea, which is also known as dai pai dong milk tea. (Dai pai dong was a type of open-air food stall.)

Hong Kong Style Milk Tea

Hong Kong Style Milk Tea

 

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Roast

August 5, 2011
BBQ Shop

BBQ Shop

The second day in Hong Kong, we went to a restaurant in a mall and bought a whole roast duck and two boxes of rice for lunch. Read the rest of this entry »