Category Archives: Hong Kong

Vietnamese lunch in Hong Kong

This Vietnamese restaurant, Rice Paper at Festival Walk is by far our favorite! You can only order laksa weekdays it’s so popular. They serve the BEST SATAY, ask for extra satay sauce, never enough to slather with. I think we went there 4 times, once taking the foodie vicar and his lovely Chinese wife who…



Hong Kong Market

Store inside 2 market buildings in Kowloon City, my mom’s favorite place to shop. We’ve been coming here since I was young. My mom has a one-on-one relationship with these vendors! There’s a ‘wet’ market for seafood, meat and one with ‘dry’ market for seasonings, sauces, dried goods, eggs, etc. Talk about fresh seafood. Asians…



Peking Duck, two ways (Updated)

Here’s a short video of the fastest carver in Hong Kong! Peking Duck is one of my favorite dishes of all time and for many reasons. My husband and I joke that if we ever win the lottery, we’d jet to Hong Kong and take my mom out for a bang up Peking Duck. So,…



Hong Kong Gifts for Wok Star Wannabes

One of the best things about visiting Hong Kong apart from seeing my mom of course is picking up great gifts for Wok Star Wannabes and friends. While I want street vendors to make money since their merchandize are so cheap already, I didn’t appreciate them treating me like a ‘tourist’! I know my Chinese…



Hong Kong Fast Food (Updated)

This is the first in a series of food journeys from my Hong Kong trip, so hope you’ll keep coming back for more. If you’ve been to Hong Kong, I’d love to hear about your experiences. I found it very amusing how American fast food companies adapt their food to suit the Chinese culture. Here’s…