GLOW Sai Ying Pun

This is an overdue post that I’ve been meaning to write for a while now. We’ve been to GLOW, which stands for Grill Lounge Ocean Wine, [I find the name Glow much cooler without it being an acronym] a couple of times now and we’ve always enjoyed their food. This tiny Oyster Bar and Seafood Grill is nestled in the growing foodie scene of Sai Ying Pun on Second Street.


Happy Holidays!


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 Cheat Meal from Secret Ingredient


At one point or another, most of us have wondered whether there is a shortcut to cooking a good meal. And surely enough, I’ve discovered such a shortcut. There is a service that allows you to select a meal online and delivers the recipe and prepared ingredients to your door, with the promise that you can cook the meal in under 30 minutes. This genius idea comes from a Hong Kong startup called Secret Ingredient. Read more >>

Lemon & Dill Oven-Baked Salmon


If you ever worked in Hong Kong, you would know many HK’ers get off work late, and quite often opt to eat out after their long stressful day. But I’m sure many of these HK’ers get sick of eating cha chaan tang‘s 3x a week, and prefer making something simple at home from time to time. And I am one of these typical HK’ers. Oven-baked salmon is my go-to-dish when I want something yummy and healthy, but don’t want to wash up too many dishes. Lemon and dill are my favorites with oven-baked salmon.   Read more >>