You can take the girl out of China but you can never take China out of the girl: Dinner at Wu Yueng Chun Shanghai Restaurant (滬揚川上海料理 )

As much as I love Cantonese food, Shanghainese food is one of my top weaknesses. I grew up eating my grandmother’s cooking that she cooked when she was a young girl in Shanghai and everytime I go to Shanghai, I really cannot get enough. Shanghainese cuisine is very different from Cantonese.  Shanghainese food refines food from … Continue reading

Sun Tung Lok 新同樂

Sun Tung Lok  新同樂 (shark fin) restaurant  is the world’s second 3 star Michelin Chinese restaurant after Lung King Heen (Four Seasons Hong Kong). It is the newest addition to the Hong Kong Michelin star group. Yesterday, I did a review of 3 star French restaurant Caprice (Four Seasons Hong Kong) and thought it would be interesting … Continue reading


 As much as I wished to have yamt’cha (literally ‘to drink tea’, equivalent to what is known as dim sum) in Hong Kong right now, I have yet to find a restaurant that reminds me of home, until I came to 1-star Michelin restaurant Yamt’cha by Adeline Grattard. I wouldn’t go as far as to … Continue reading

Back to the motherland

I have been looking forward to this meal since well Saturday when a good friend of mine, Rebecca mentioned this Chinese restaurant that served hot pot (both spicy and normal). Now the only times I’ve had it was in Hong Kong and in Shanghai so was definitely looking forward to keeping warm, especially now that … Continue reading