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Tahrar Muslim Restaurant

With Xinjiang cuisine fast becoming one of my favourite things to eat, I was constantly on the hunt for Ugyhur restaurants in Shanghai, especially as I was so poor at spotting them. After arriving in Dapuqiao station, we (Spoon) found the Tahrar Muslim Restaurant where we ordered... ...ZIRAR MUTTON I still don't ...

Tasty Congee&Noodle Wantun Shop

I like my ipod. It's usually the only way I get to listen to Disney and SHINee on my way to work. (I'm beyond caring, therefore your judgment has no place here). This doesn't mean I'm obsessed with Apple or anything like that. However, when I found out that the Apple store in Lujiazui had been built with a cylindrical ...

PENTAHOTEL: Noodle Bar

Our hotel in Beijing was outstanding. The room was spacious, we didn't have to co-ordinate getting dressed, Spoon didn't spend most of her time packing her suitcase in the hallway and we didn't have to shower over the sink. In fact, our bathroom in Beijing was probably the same size as our whole room in Hong Kong. There was ...

Happy Lemon

I've never really cared for drinks. Save for an upsetting obsession with ice cold diet coke, I'm good with water. And then came Hong Kong and it's ridiculously delicious iced milk tea. I probably consumed about a pint of condensed milk in the 3 days that we were there. It was so good. I was hooked and forever thirsty. Next, ...

Custard Tarts

Custard/Egg tarts are commonly found in bakeries and DimSum restaurants all over Hong Kong and parts of Mainland China. They typically consist of a baked egg custard nestled in two types of pastry, either shortcrust or puff (traditionally made with Lard instead of butter. I didn't know this). Whether influenced by the ...