Flint Grill & Bar: Hot New Restaurant in Town

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Going to Flint this weekend was a spur of a moment thing. Hubby wanted to go somewhere nice and suggested JW California (inside JW Marriott), as it’s been a while since we last went. We knew they shut down for renovations a couple of months ago, so we checked to see if it re-opened, and we discovered the restaurant was renamed Flint.

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Nosh Tai Ping Shan

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After we went to my toy store (aka Pantry Magic) last Sunday, we wandered around the quiet neighborhood of Sheung Wan looking for a restaurant to brunch and stumbled upon the new restaurant, Nosh. Despite it still being in its soft opening stage, it was pretty much a full house when we walked in.

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Happy Holidays!

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Happy Holidays Y’all!

Growing up in Canada, my Xmas holidays have always been filled with spending time with family over a table full of festive food. In contrast, my holidays in Hong Kong have always been a lot quieter with simpler food. It’s just a difference in culture I guess.

This year, we wanted to do something different and invited some family over for a home cooked “feast”. I, of course, lacked the experience of cooking for larger parties, so it was a bit of a challenge for me when I attempted a dinner for 6 [yup, that’s a large number compared to my usual dinner for 2]. Read more >>

The Envy Apple

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I stumbled upon the Envy apple at Market Place by Jasons one night, and captivated by its name I put some in my grocery cart. I gave them a try the next day, and I absolutely loved them. They were deliciously sweet, crispy and tasty [everything one can look for in a good apple]. Read more >>

Chicha: Great Peruvian Food

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About a year ago, I went to Chicha for a company event and was subsequently left with fond memories of their delicious dishes. I finally made it back to this restaurant with my hubby and some great friends a few weeks ago.

This absolutely fab restaurant has so many good reviews online, you might think why am I even bothering to write about this place again. It’s because this place is too good to not share with you. To be honest, I’ve never had Peruvian food before so I wouldn’t be able to tell you whether or not the food is authentic, but I could tell you for sure, the food is DELICIOUS. Read more >>

Pickled Carrot & Daikon

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I love love love pickles. I love almost any kind of pickle. No matter it being a American Kosher Dill, French Cornichon, Korean Kimichi, Vietnamese Do Chua or Japanese Takuan. Read more >>

Yoku Moku in Hong Kong

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Yoku Moku has opened up in the prestigious IFC mall this month, so for those who love this delicate buttery confection, you don’t have to travel to Japan to get them [though I’m not certain whether or not you can find these in Hong Kong already, since you can pretty much buy everything in this small city].

I read on Yoku Moku’s website, the key to their delicate and crispy Yoku Moku cookies is the “golden balance” of the natural ingredients including butter, sugar, eggs, flour, almonds and vanilla. And they claim the secret flavor to their cookies is the Hokkaido butter [and if I were to venture a guess, lots of it].

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