Posts tagged "Chinese"
The Chairman - A Must Try Cantonese Meal in Hong Kong

The Chairman – A Must Try Cantonese Meal in Hong Kong

Chinese food. Of all the foods of the world I’ve tasted, I have to admit that Chinese was the one I’ve enjoyed least. I ate plenty of it growing up… but what we shovel onto plates at 5$ buffets in Abilene, TX is worlds away from anything authentic...
Hunan Cuisine at Di Shui Dong, French Concession, Shanghai

Hunan Cuisine at Di Shui Dong, French Concession, Shanghai

Amazing Hunan food and among the best spareribs in Shanghai It seems like often when we go to Shanghai we tend to gravitate to high-end Western dining. While certainly I never get bored of sky high Bund dining and glamorous cocktails, on this particular evening I had a...
Learn from the Chef - Hong Kong Chef Liu Ching Hai

Learn from the Chef – Hong Kong Chef Liu Ching Hai

Any chef that can have me actually dreaming of eating crocodile again is a chef of note in my book. Hong Kong Chef Liu Ching Hai of Summer Palace in the Regent Hotel is that chef. You might remember our recent review of Summer Palace. We were treated...
Local Shanghai Cuisine at Liu Yuan Restaurant, Shanghai

Local Shanghai Cuisine at Liu Yuan Restaurant, Shanghai

Classic Shanghainese cuisine in this traditional restaurant near Huahai Lu Paul and I spent a great deal of time in Shanghai this winter. We traipsed about enjoying top-end international food at places like Stiller’s, Jean Georges, Laris, M on the Bund, T8 and more. So when we were...
Peking Duck and Other Northeastern Chinese Food - Made In China (Chang An Yi Hao), Beijing

Peking Duck and Other Northeastern Chinese Food – Made In China (Chang An Yi Hao), Beijing

Sampling traditional, regional Chinese dishes in China can be a bit overwhelming for most travelers. The city is hectic, English is non existent, street stalls seem scary  and unwelcoming to the uninitiated…. the best you can do is point at what others are having and hope for the...
Visit a Tea Plantation, Handunugoda Tea Estate, Ahangama, Sri Lanka

Visit a Tea Plantation, Handunugoda Tea Estate, Ahangama, Sri Lanka

A 140-year old white tea plantation, spice and rubber tree farm If you visit Sri Lanka, you will certainly be tempted to visit a tea plantation. And there is probably none more famous than Handunugoda – the legendary tea plantation that used to produce the famous “virgin” white...
Pan-Asian Cuisine at Whampoa Club on the Bund, Shanghai China

Pan-Asian Cuisine at Whampoa Club on the Bund, Shanghai China

An oft-recommend restaurant on the Bund…can it live up to the hype? I had been meaning to get to Whampoa Club for a while. It has been recommended several times but somehow in my many trips to Shanghai I often ended up elsewhere. Having had the occasion to...
Dim Sum - City Hall Maxim's Place, Hong Kong

Dim Sum – City Hall Maxim’s Place, Hong Kong

Hey all, A trip to Hong Kong without Dim Sum is like going to Texas and not getting a steak, Japan and sushi, New York and a bagel/hot dog, and… well you get my point. We knew we needed to find and cover dim sum on our last...
Best Xiao Long Bao (Soup Dumplings) in SIngapore? - Lan Zhou La Mian, Chinatown

Best Xiao Long Bao (Soup Dumplings) in SIngapore? – Lan Zhou La Mian, Chinatown

Living in Chinatown has many perks. Close proximity to restaurants like Lan Zhou La Mian is high on that list. Like this:Like Loading...
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