Tag Archive: Chinese New Year

Hong Kong: My Favourite Places to Eat

Confession. I’ve been putting off the idea to write about Hong Kong for the longest time now. I first made a visit to this global Chinatown just about this time last year. I can vividly recall how the city folks were slowly gearing back into their routine after a long break over the Chinese New…

New Formosa Restaurant, SS2: Good Ol’ Favourite

Earlier in the week, a perculiar video made its round on Facebook. One by one my friends were sharing this video. Some found it amusing, while others were appalled by it. I too had to watch it to see what’s the buzz about. I hate to admit it but I actually found it rather amusing. In Boleh-land,…

Elegant Inn Hong Kong Cuisine, Menara Hap Seng: A ‘Simple’ Reunion Dinner

The eve of Chinese New Year is fast approaching. As is with tradition, it’s an evening where family members gather around the dinner table to feast (seriously do you expect any less from us Chinese?) on their last meal before the New Year under the lunar calendar rolls in. In the movies, it’s often portrayed…

Wonton Soup: A Recipe to Cure Homesickness on Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is just around the corner and this is traditionally a time to spend with our nearest and dearest. While there are many of us who look forward to the holidays, I also know of just as many who dread spending time with their kins. I am sometimes guilty of this too. We…

New Formosa Restaurant, SS2: Feasting on Love

Where do I begin to tell the story of how great a love can be. A sweet love story that is much older than I am. Where do I start? Perhaps, I can start at the part where a young Chinese chef from Malaysia, who traveled to a far eastern republic island to search for…

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