Monthly Archives for February 2011

Din Tai Fung

Shop 130, 3/F, Silvercord, 30 Canton Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong KongPhone: +852 2730 6928 While it wasn’t the one I was most excited about, this was to be my first experience with a Michelin-starred restaurant. More about the other … Continue reading

28. February 2011 by cloudcontrol
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Bun Rieu at Bo De Trai

94 Hopkins St, FootscrayPhone: 9689 9909 Back when I was living in Sai Gon, my housemate was a pescetarian/vegaquarian/whatchamacallit-fish-n-vegies-eater. Which isn’t all that hard to maintain in Viet Nam, but it does take a little vigilance, especially when it comes … Continue reading

24. February 2011 by cloudcontrol
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Hotel Metropolitan

36-42 Courtney St, North MelbournePhone: 9328 4222 I like pubs which put the word ‘Hotel’ first in their name. There’s something vaguely Franco-phoney about it, and also, it reminds me of that karaoke classic Hotel California. A few of my … Continue reading

23. February 2011 by cloudcontrol
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Four Seasons Claypot Rice

46-58 Arthur Street, Yau Ma Tei(between Temple Street and Nathan Road) Back when I visited Hong Kong in 2000, I met my mother’s cousin Suit Ying for the first time. It was one of those overwhelming love-and-admiration-for-my-family moments. She was … Continue reading

22. February 2011 by cloudcontrol
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Wong Chi Kei

After our little detour via the wet markets, @eatnik and I headed up the hill to the ruins of St Paul’s. Not really because we wanted to see the ruins – I’d seen them twice before – but more because … Continue reading

21. February 2011 by cloudcontrol
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Cafe Rubicon

50 Errol St, North MelbournePhone: 9329 3389 Right now I’m going to step back in time. With the flurry of eating, and the lack of posting, I have quite the backlog of photo-filled drafts waiting to be written. So I’m … Continue reading

21. February 2011 by cloudcontrol
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Zhu pa bao

Continuing our adventures in Macau, @eatnik and I thought it might be prudent to go for a walk in between breakfasts. Because after the cheong fun we were cruising for crab congee. So we wandered across Senado Square, and down … Continue reading

18. February 2011 by cloudcontrol
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Macau Cheong Fun Joint

Big props go to Petite Crystal of My Little World for posting about this place. Not really knowing where to go for food in Macau, I googled ‘macau breakfast’ and came up with a great entry on her blog. So … Continue reading

17. February 2011 by cloudcontrol
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Test post

Hey everybody, I’m just testing something for an upcoming project – stay tuned – so please ignore this post. Apologies for cluttering up your feed readers!

16. February 2011 by cloudcontrol
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A tale of two of cha cas – Dong Que vs. Sapa Hills

This was something of an unexpected battle. Mostly because I wasn’t aware that any place in Melbourne served cha ca thang long other than Sapa Hills, but also, because I didn’t expect to have it twice on consecutive nights! Cha … Continue reading

15. February 2011 by cloudcontrol
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