Category Archives: Overseas & Holidays

Overseas Food Reviews. Usually during my holidays. Holidays.. Food comes first, as always.

Kam’s Roast Goose in Hong Kong (甘牌燒鵝)

“The perfect roast right in the city, of Hong Kong.”

As I was busy reviewing my old posts including those HK food posts, realized that I had not been sharing any new (and old) findings of my holiday trips in the last couple of years.

Yes, looking back on the photos, I found so many of those delicious food and eating places we had tried in Hong Kong. Kam’s Roast Goose was one of them.

This up and coming roast goose shop, Kam’s Roast Goose, was one of the top eating places in our travel itineraries. Though Kam’s was founded by one of the grandsons of the original founder of the iconic Yung Kee’s (鏞記), they did not adopt the same old formal elegant style, but a more approaching dining atmosphere. Kam’s seemed like a place you would think of anytime to settle for a quick hearty roast meal.

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Is Swiss Garden Hotel & Residences Malacca for you?

“Hotel stay here, good or bad for your vacation stay?”

In case you wish to know which hotel we stayed in Malacca, here’s the pretty new Swiss Garden Hotel & Residences, we did.

The interior of the hotel and its rooms was elegant, spacious and looked classy, with the reasonable room rate offered. There is also a large balcony in each guest room, for a view or breeze.

Bed in room was comfortable, and there is a 2-seater sofa as well as ‘see-through’ bath provided in the room. Not all rooms come with straight sofa seats, my parents’ room had the curvy seats which are unfit to lay flat down overnight. The hotel provides extra bedding at a reasonable rate, if third guest requires it. However, it’s really not necessary to pay for an extra bed for your young toddler who usually co-sleeps with you, even though the hotel booking websites stated so, as one of their terms & conditions.

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Malacca Food Trail.. The 2nd

“There ain’t the must-eat food in Malacca…. Are there…?”

I ain’t an expert for dine-out food, but I did have my minimal expectation for what I put into my mouth. Afterall, I cooked, home cooking. :)

And, I wanted to revisit Malacca long ago, and dream only came true during this June holiday. We visited Malacca, for food, again.

These were the food which I insisted. I think they were the must-have food, but not sure if many would agree with me. Are they also what you sure would try, too? Let’s see…

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I Love Mooncakes


“Happy Mid-Autumn Festival 2010 – Have you eaten any mooncake yet?”

Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the important festivals for Chinese. In Singapore, the main festive food to celebrate Mid-Autumn is the mooncake and you could probably see stores selling varieties of mooncake way before the actual day.

As a festive food craze, I loved mooncakes very much! Yes, I would eat at least 1 mini sized or half the regular mooncake every other day once the mooncakes were available in the market.

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My Hotpot Dining Experience at Tao Heung (稻香超级渔港) in Hong Kong

“My first hot pot dining experience with Peir 88 of Tau Heung branch restaraunts in Hong Kong. Nice, but it could be better, if I knew….. Read this now and pick up some tips ad tricks on how to enjoy your hotpot meal to the fullest!”

Eating hotpot (or called it steamboat) in Hong Kong was commonly seen and well liked by the people, especially during cold weather. They called it 打邊爐 (in Cantonese: Da Bin Lou) in Hong Kong. 

It was late Winter during our visit. Still considered good time to have hotpot, especially after taking a breezy walk in the cold evening.

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Signature Crispy “Piggy” Bun & Fresh Tomato Noodle Soup at 勝香園 @ Sheung Wan, HK Island (香口脆脆和番茄汤面 @ 上環勝香園大排檔)

“All-time packed authentic road side stall which you shouldn’t miss, for their signature fragrant crisped bun and refreshing tomato noodle soup!”

There were so many good eating places in the area of Sheung Wan and Central (上環/ 中環), including the very famous dim sum place, Lian Xiang Lou (莲香樓). But nope, it was not about dim sum, this post featured the value-for-money local breakfast place, 勝香園/ 胜香园 (Cantonese as: Sing Heong Yun), a Hong Kong 大排檔 (roadside stall).

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