For Kee – HK’s Best Pork Chop over rice 科記咖啡餐廳

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In Hong Kong, every restaurant you go to will have some version of pork chop rice. Ever since I discovered For Kee's pork chop over rice, I never ordered one elsewhere. Why mess with perfection? This is For Kee's basic pork chop over … [Continue reading]

Singapore’s Tastiest: Cereal Prawns

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I find that the first meal I eat at any new city/country will have a huge impact on how I view it. Therefore, I tend to ensure that the first meal would be the best meal of the trip. After much research, I chose the No Signboard branch at the … [Continue reading]

The Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center

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I was told that it is one of the world's largest showcases of urban development. Whether that is true or not, all I know is that it certainly was impressive. I was born in Shanghai in 1981. I remember the tallest building I saw during my childhood … [Continue reading]

Camping: third time’s the charm

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The first two times I went camping wasn't all that great. I might have been too young or too citified to enjoy it. But I was determined to give it another go and I am so glad I did. This time G and I spent two days and two nights at Nickerson State … [Continue reading]

Yardbird Hong Kong

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*This is a guest post written by my husband, G. As much as I enjoyed Yardbird, G liked it even more. Therefore, it is only fitting to have him write this review. We first ate at Yardbird for my 31st birthday dinner. As I bit into the last of … [Continue reading]

Costa Rica: A Thrill Seeker’s Paradise

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I got more thrills than I was looking for on the last day of our vacation with my then-boyfriend-now-husband, G. I lost control of our ATV and rammed us into a barbed wire fence. Amazingly G was not hurt at all. But I ended up injuring my left … [Continue reading]

Daisy May’s BBQ USA

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My husband, G loves this place. So much so that we came here a day after he had an operation to correct his deviated septum. It was a funny to watch him trying to dig into the ribs with his nose covered up in bandages. I would post a picture but I … [Continue reading]

Fraiser: My Favorite TV Series of All Time

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Growing up in an immigrant household, I did not have many chances at watching American TV. My parents hid the remote when they were not home to force me to concentrate on my homework. And when they did watch TV, it would always be Chinese/Korean … [Continue reading]

Dr. Bronner’s Castile Soap: A Must Have

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It was not until my husband and I moved to Hong Kong that my skin grew extremely sensitive to all types of body washes. I had used Dove, Neutrogena, and the like with no problems for most of my life with no problems. Within the first month of living … [Continue reading]

Grand Sichuan Eastern Midtown East

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The best dish at Grand Sichuan Eastern is a dish named "mouth watering chicken." It is freshly poached deboned chicken smothered in a spicy, peanuty sauce that is out of this world. This is the standard that I measure all "mouth watering chickens" … [Continue reading]