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Hello, I'm Cliff Anderson! Why Cliff(y), you ask? Well, a lot of people I've met since primary school till now have always called me Cliffy! Anyway, for every 50 posts I come up with, and every 25,000 pageviews, I'm donating a sum of money to the World Food Programme. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Thursday, May 31, 2012

HKG: Wah Fung

Amazing Guangdong fare, presumably the barbecued meat as well!

Greetings from Jeju Island! I have prepared this review to be published during my stay here to make up for the lack of speed in updating my blog (but hmm, actually I've already written more reviews than I did last month!). Anyway, I'll still be talking about HK food for now. Wah Fung is a restaurant which actually specialises in barbecued meat, but somehow, I wasn't really craving for one the other day.

 

Monday, May 28, 2012

HKG: Hing Lok Restaurant

Cheap and good seafood with exemplary service!

After completing the trek around Cheung Chau Island, I had no choice but to follow what my growling stomach coerced me to find a nice seafood restaurant for dinner! Thankfully, I managed to remember the name Hing Lok from what I read over the Internet and recognise the Chinese characters as well (yes, even though it's difficult for me to speak Chinese, much less Cantonese, I guess I have adequate knowledge on Chinese characters and kanji, and adequate listening skills for sure; too bad Hokkien is just useless here in HK!).

 

Sunday, May 27, 2012

HKG: U Can Cook

Wide variety of Japanese and Western set meals!

So sorry for being tardy in updating the blog nowadays. I lost my mood to write a few days ago, but I guess I'm feeling better now. Anyway, I found this small, but cosy eatery when I went to Cheung Chau Island for a trek. Too bad I arrived a bit late for the set lunches which seem to be very popular, and so my friend and I ordered an all-day set meal each, comprising a bowl of soup, a piece of garlic bread, a main course and a drink.

 

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

HKG: Daddyos

Eat at your own risk... What?

Daddyos emerged in early 2007 with a mission "to provide customers the delicious taste of America" and a goal "to conquer the world with [their] secret recipes". I really love their ambitions!

 

Monday, May 21, 2012

HKG: Red Ant Restaurant

Mouth-watering baked rice with cod!

I wasn't that hungry that evening after walking around in Causeway Bay. Actually I can't remember why I was there in the first place, but anyway, I found Red Ant Restaurant which is located on the ground floor of a building which looks kinda run-down from the outside. Rest assured, the interior is decent, and I managed to have a quite dinner that evening since there weren't many people inside.

 

Friday, May 18, 2012

20,000 Pageviews!

As of 16 May 2012, after about one year and three months since the inception of the blog, we've finally reached 20,000 pageviews! May we take this opportunity to thank everyone for the continuous support! Take a look at Pikachu and Melon dancing! :D


No, I didn't purposely make them do that. They happened to be in that pose a few days ago, and so I was tempted to take a picture of them.

Hmm, so what's gonna come next? We'll be reviewing more eateries we've visited here in HK, in addition to those during our trips to Manila, Cebu and Bangkok, and the currently unforeseeable ones in the upcoming Jeju Island trip! So yup, stay tuned! :) 

Have a nice meal,
Cliff(y)

Thursday, May 17, 2012

HKG: Ivan the Kozak

Bursting with butter! Make a guess?

I'm gonna tell you a secret: I tend to succumb to the charm of neon signs. Located in a small alley in the Central - Mid-Level Escalator vicinity, Ivan the Kozak has been serving a wide array of Russian and Ukrainian dishes since 2001. Well, despite the suggestive reference, I didn't drink at all when I first visited the restaurant haha...

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

HKG: Islam Food

How delicious is the ever-popular veal goulash?

Being one of the most famous Halal eateries in HK, Islam Food has been specialising in Xinjiang cuisine since 1950. The founder of the eatery, Mr. Ma, mentioned, "that serving customers with the best quality food 'is' the only way to retain customers". True enough, the queue is always there everyday.

Sunday, May 13, 2012

HKG: Chi Lin Vegetarian

Mushrooms galore!

Situated in the middle of Nan Lian Garden, a garden styled after the Tang Dynasty next to Chi Lin Nunnery, Chi Lin Vegetarian prides itself in serving Cantonese style vegetarian food.

Friday, May 11, 2012

HKG: Rumah Makan Sedap Gurih

Hot and aromatic nasi kuning!

I chanced upon this particular eatery when I was walking around Causeway Bay, after buying some stuff (one of them being my favourite kerupuk bawang, or onion crackers) from Indo Market to be more specific. I was really attracted by the pictures of the food shown, hoping that the food offered would be truly sedap (lit. delicious) and gurih (lit. savoury).

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

HKG: Bookworm Café

Read and indulge in organic vegetarian food!

I have to apologise to Bookworm Café for overlooking the set of pictures I took when I had my brunch there. Thankfully, I realised that last night. Tucked in a small street in Yung Shue Wan village in Lamma Island (despite the name being Yung Shue Wan Main Street), the humble café serves organic vegetarian food, and is popular among the expatriates.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

HKG: Kentucky Fried Chicken

KFC prepared chickens with sauce? :O

I guess it's high time for me to go back to HK stuff since the last review was written on 22 March 2012. Well, who doesn't know KFC, a chain of fast-food restaurants founded by Colonel Harland Sanders in 1952? I'm writing this review to show you one of the limited edition set meals KFC in HK came up with.

Monday, May 7, 2012

MFM: Grand Waldo Hotel [Breakfast]

Fluffy omelette for breakfast!

UPDATE (5/4/2015): The hotel has been bought over by Galaxy Macau, and is no longer in operation. Little is known what happens to the building at the moment.

Grand Waldo Hotel (5*) is more or less a self-contained hotel, located within walking distance from the famous Galaxy Macau. It has its own casino; good for those of you who prefer to play in a quieter, more relaxing atmosphere.

Thursday, May 3, 2012

MFM: Quick Rich Meals @ Tastes of Asia, Galaxy Macau

Choose from five different stalls!

My friend and I purchased our ferry tickets to Macau from a travel agency in HK, and included was a Quick Rich Meals coupon for each ticket which can be redeemed for a set meal from some of the stalls in Tastes of Asia food court at Galaxy Macau.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

MFM: Restaurante Fernando

Charcoal-grilled chicken goodness!

When you only have 2D1N to spend in Macau, perhaps you won't even think of going to Coloane, the southern-most island in Macau. However, I purposely spent some time the other day to find Fernando's to try its famous charcoal-grilled chicken. Oh, the restaurant is conveniently located near Hac Sa Beach.

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