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Pho Dinner at North Viet Pho (Tai Kok Tsui)

September 20, 2017: We went to the Tai Kok Tsui branch of North Viet Pho (越北牛肉粉專門店) for dinner.  We were one of a handful of tables inside the strongly air-conditioned and quiet restaurant.  I ordered the Vietnamese Sausage with Tomato … Continue reading

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Day 1 in Changsha, China 2017: Arrival and Noodles

September 13, 2017:  I’ve never been to Changsha before and I was inspired to go after seeing photos online of the historic and mountainous regions.  It is also the area that the movie Avatar was filmed in. This tour was … Continue reading

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Breakfast combos at Cafe de Coral

September 13, 2017:  For a quick and speedy meal before we headed to the airport to Changsha, we went to the classic Cafe de Coral (大家樂). I hadn’t dined in a 大家樂 in a while but the food is standard … Continue reading

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Congee at 大師傅粥品

September 12, 2017: 大師傅粥品. For a brunch today, I was feeling for traditional congee so we went to 大師傅粥品 near our hotel. This restaurant ranked highly on OpenRice and indeed it was fairly good. Similar to other congee restaurants in … Continue reading

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Hot Pot Dinner at Garden Restaurant

Sept 11, 2017: For dinner at night, we went to Garden Restaurant in Yau Ma Tei for hot pot!  This hot pot was in a comfortable restaurant on the upper floors of the restaurant that also serves dim sum, a … Continue reading

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Classic Cha Chaang Teng fare at Chrisly Cafe

Sept 11, 2017:  Today we went to a classic Hong Kong style cafe for breakfast and lunch called Chrisly Cafe (華星冰室)  in Mong Kok (although it also shows up as “Capital Cafe” online..).  Since we were staying at a nearby … Continue reading

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Amazing Hainanese Chicken Rice at Mandarin Chicken Rice (Singapore) in Hong Kong

Sept 10, 2017:  Amazing lunch today!!  I used the OpenRice app to find a good lunch place near our hotel and this place popped up (I also noticed it when we took the minibus the first day here).  I also … Continue reading

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