Tim Ho Wan, Hong Kong

When I read about Tim Ho Wan being the cheapest Michelin starred dim sum restaurant in Hong Kong, I knew I would have to give this place a try. It turned out that the Sham Shui Po branch was only a few minutes from the Youth Hostel where I stayed.

When I read about Tim Ho Wan being the cheapest Michelin starred dim sum restaurant in Hong Kong, I knew I would have to give this place a try. It turned out that the Sham Shui Po branch was only a few minutes from the Youth Hostel where I stayed.

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Sui Cao Dai Nuong

We started our day at Cho Binh Tay market right in the heart of the chinatown.  The Cho Binh Tay market is not as touristy as the Ben Thanh market in the center. It’s really worth a visit if you want to see a real market without being yelled at every 2 seconds.

We started our day at Cho Binh Tay market right in the heart of the chinatown.  The Cho Binh Tay market is not as touristy as the Ben Thanh market in the center. It’s really worth a visit if you want to see a real market without being yelled at every 2 seconds.

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551 Horai

The Chinese food restaurants and counters 551 Horai or go go ichi are closely associated in my mind with the pleasure of visiting Osaka or the Kansai area. It’s pretty much a given, if I go to Osaka, I eat a 551 nikuman, but somehow I had never eaten at their flagship store in the Ebisubashi … Continue reading “551 Horai”

The Chinese food restaurants and counters 551 Horai or go go ichi are closely associated in my mind with the pleasure of visiting Osaka or the Kansai area. It’s pretty much a given, if I go to Osaka, I eat a 551 nikuman, but somehow I had never eaten at their flagship store in the Ebisubashi shopping arcade which is the extension of the famous Shinsaibashi-Suji.

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Yang’s Fry-Dumpling

Is it food?  Is it delicious torture?  I guess that Yang’s Fry-Dumpling could fall in both categories.  Let’s make one think clear from the get go, I like my food spicy, but before coming to Shanghai I had never dealt with food so “molten lava” hot. Yang’s Fry-Dumpling wins the palm for the hottest food in … Continue reading “Yang’s Fry-Dumpling”

Is it food?  Is it delicious torture?  I guess that Yang’s Fry-Dumpling could fall in both categories.  Let’s make one think clear from the get go, I like my food spicy, but before coming to Shanghai I had never dealt with food so “molten lava” hot.

Yang’s Fry-Dumpling wins the palm for the hottest food in Shanghai.  This shengjianbao dumpling restaurant is a Shanghai institution and comes  highly recommended all over the internet so I was really curious to get a taste of these famous dumplings.

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