[Hong Kong] Wai Kee Congee (威記粥店)

Located right smack in the heart of Central, Wai Kee Congee enjoys a steady stream of customers every morning. The premises are tiny so expect to share a table with strangers, as is the case with nearby Lan Fong Yuen. Wai Kee Congee serves a mean bowl of traditional Cantonese porridge (juk), where the rice grains are … Continue reading

Beach Road Scissor-Cut Curry Rice (美芝律剪刀剪咖喱饭)

I haven’t been able to stop thinking about Beach Road Scissor-Cut Curry Rice since I first visited them back in September. I’d made my way down after a particularly bad day at work. By the time I was done with my rice, all was well with the world again. Food doesn’t have to look good … Continue reading

Cheng Kee Beef Kway Teow (清记牛肉粿條)

Being the daughter of a chef, I never got to eat out very much when I was a kid. Not that I’m complaining, since I get to eat out all I want now and still have the reassurance of being able to return home to a homecooked meal whenever I feel like it. Bahaha turned … Continue reading

Lian He Ben Ji Claypot Rice (联合本记煲饭)

There’s nothing that warms the belly more than a steaming hot bowl of rice. That’s probably why I’ve learnt to associate claypot rice with nighttime fare. Try consuming it in the afternoon in our climate without disintegrating into a puddle of sweat… confirm heatstroke lor. Claypot rice is, as its name suggests, rice cooked in … Continue reading

[Hong Kong] Under Bridge Spicy Crab (橋底辣蟹)

Doesn’t take a genius to figure out what the signature dish at this eatery is. Despite the massive popularity of this place, you won’t have to worry about not being able to get a table at Under Bridge Spicy Crab even without reservations. That’s because they have three outlets, all of which are situated just round … Continue reading