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What’s a Hong Kong style BBQ?

When the weather finally cools down, it’s time to get some friends together for a barbecue. But what exactly is a Hong Kong style BBQ anyway?

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Hello Kitty fans invade Causeway Bay!

A new pop-up restaurant combines two things that Hong Kong loves – Hello Kitty and Japanese food. The restaurant (which serves ramen,) is just one of many special collaborations to mark the 40th anniversary of Hello Kitty.

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Tiger Curry & the camo building in Causeway Bay!

Tiger Curry, a collaboration between the chef of the popular Sushi Kuu restaurant, and the people behind Lily & Bloom, opens after Easter in Causeway Bay. The menu is based on their signature Japanese curry sauce that contains 26 different ingredients.

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Introducing CaliBurger! Is this HK’s best burger?

The first thing you notice about a CaliBurger is that it’s damn good looking! The second thing you notice, especially if you order their signature CaliDouble, is that there’s a lot of meat compared to other fast-food joints. What’s the third thing?

The fried noodles with bean sprouts comes in a good-sized portion

What makes a great Tofu Fa?

Sometimes the simplest things are the best. Forget Hong Kong’s trend towards fancy fusion food and enjoy a delicious tofu fa for just $10 HKD!

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Mysterious new restaurant unveiled!

Celebrating the opening of their new IFC store, Givenchy held an after-party at a fascinating new restaurant / exhibition space called Duddell’s on Thursday night.

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Socialito opens on Wyndham Street!

The people behind popular Hong Kong nightlife establishments Volar, Fly, and Lily & Bloom, opened their most recent venue, Socialito, a Mexican-themed restaurant and…

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Hey Kool-Aid! American junk food in H.K.!

Got a craving for Welch’s Grape Soda, Charleston Chews, Strawberry Quick, A&W Cream Soda, Mint Double-Stuff Oreos, or Blow-Pops by the 100-pack? Several grocery…

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Pizza Wars!!!

It was only a matter of time before competition for Hong Kong’s best pizza started to heat up. As we witnessed earlier with burger…

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Take me to the candy shop!

Papabubble, the artisan candy shop first founded in Barcelona in 2004, now has a branch in Hong Kong. The franchise, which specializes in hand-made…

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“I’m going to get a slice!”

Back in early March we talked about how Hong Kong’s lack of decent pizza has been holding up the city’s reputation. For pizza lovers,…

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Tsui Wah opening on The Peak?

Will the city’s most exclusive address finally be able to enjoy a fish-ball fish-cake noodle at 3:30 am? Perhaps not, but a new branch…

The secret of Din Tai Fung!

If you think that the arrival of Din Tai Fung in Causeway Bay is no big deal, think again. Taking up the entire ground…

Behold! BLT Burger

BLT Burger started appearing on friend’s Facebook updates over the last few months, so I decided to check it out for myself. Doing a…

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I Love Cake!

Last week while walking through Yau Ma Tei, I discovered I Love Cake, a new shop that’s sort of like a mad scientist’s laboratory…

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Bubble tea is back!

If you don’t know what bubble tea is, we’re talking about something you need to try! It goes by various names in English and…

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The frozen yogurt explosion!

Yo Ma Ma is coming to IFC mall! Just in time for summer, there’s a wave of new frozen yogurt places opening around town….

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Wanchai’s sweetest temptation?

Love at first bite! The signature Sift chocolate cake. Sift, my favorite dessert bar in Hong Kong, just opened a new branch in Wanchai….

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Birthday buns! Don’t eat the paper!

The end of a traditional birthday celebration isn’t complete without a basket of birthday buns! Pronounced ‘sau bao‘ in Cantonese, (sounds the same as…

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Miso Cool comes to Quarry Bay!

The gang behind upscale restaurant and top club, Dragon-i has opened a Japanese restaurant in Quarry Bay. The focus of the restaurant is on…

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Hong Kong desserts! Part One

Disclaimer: Don’t read this when you’re hungry! There are countless choices for dessert in Hong Kong, but for this post I’m going to focus…

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Burger Wars!

In the space of two years, Hong Kong has transformed from being a burger wasteland to a burger garden of Eden! Suddenly there are…

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The best restaurant you haven’t heard of!

There are several reasons why I normally don’t do restaurant reviews. Stated simply, personal tastes differ; standards differ; individual dining experiences may be different;…