The Recipe Collection Meme

Rob from the endlessly fascinating Hungry in Hogtown tagged me for this meme. It’s really interesting to think of how differently we all cook and treat our sources of inspiration: How many of us cook after a wonderful meal at a restaurant, or watching a food show, or passing by a tempting bakery? How many […]...

Dessert Before Dinner: Hui Lau Shan

If you would like a refreshing break from walking around the streets of Hong Kong, there are few places more well known or more appealing than the Hui Lau Shan dessert restaurant chain.  Why don’t they have more of these types of places in the US instead of opening more Starbucks? (Actually, I just found […]...

HK Dim Sum, How I've Missed You

Living in San Francisco, most people would think there is easy access to great Chinese food. I won’t say there isn’t good Chinese food to be found, just that it is not as prevalent as one would assume given the large Chinese population. The thing about Hong Kong is that not only is there great […]...

Back from Beyond the Looking Glass

Traveling to foreign countries is always like stepping through the looking glass for me: some things are similar in strange ways, while other things are completely different in stranger ways.  When you land in Hong Kong after a 14 hour flight from San Francisco, the sun’s in the wrong place in the sky, the cars […]...

Away Message

Just a little note to say I’m off to Hong Kong and Singapore for a bit of vacation.  I’ll be back in about a week with hopefully many pictures and stories to share – how could I not when going to two food paradises! à bientôt!...