Slightly Peckish

April 18, 2014

Slightly Peckish: Snacks + Bites in Hong Kong

by Sakura

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As you all probably know by now, Hong Kong is a locus of culinary delights. Every little shop, however much it may be a hole in the wall, will offer something special.

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March 31, 2014

Slightly Peckish: Breakfast in Hong Kong

by Sakura

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I’m not ordinarily a breakfast person, I’d rather get an extra half an hour of sleep instead. However, if I’m going to have breakfast, I want it to be special.

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March 19, 2014

Slightly Peckish: Shanghai Crab Noodle at Hong Kong Lao Shang Hai Restaurant (HK)

by Sakura

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In Hong Kong, one of the places my friend S insisted we try was one of two highly-rated restaurants serving Shanghai crab.

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February 3, 2014

Slightly Peckish: Tim Ho Wan: Michelin-Starred Dim Sum on the Cheap (HKG)

by Sakura

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It’s been twenty years since I last set foot in Hong Kong and I was excited to hear about some of the city’s huge changes, including its new airport.

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November 6, 2013

Slightly Peckish: Prawn Mee and All That (Kuala Lumpur)

by Sakura

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Believe it or not, I was only in Kuala Lumpur for four days, one of which was spent with family outside KL and another stuck in traffic in KL.

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October 2, 2013

Slightly Peckish: Nonya Cuisine at Old China Cafe (Kuala Lumpur)

by Sakura

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After my visit to Sri Lanka earlier this year to see my parents, we stopped off in Kuala Lumpur to meet up with my sister’s family for a few days of shopping and serious eating.

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August 20, 2013

Slightly Peckish: Pao Xiang Bah Kut Teh (Kuala Lumpur)

by Sakura

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One of the things my mum wanted to eat in Kuala Lumpur was bak kut teh, the rather notorious Chinese medicinal broth in which pork, veg and other delicacies are cooked.

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July 9, 2013

Slightly Peckish: Bincho Yakitori (LDN)

by Sakura

Yakitori is the perfect food: delicious, dainty morsels that come in a variety of ingredients and flavours which you keep eating and ordering on repeat.

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May 14, 2013

Slightly Peckish: Brunch at Beauty and Essex (NYC)

by Sakura

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One of the things we were told we must do in New York was to have brunch. On the recommendation of my brother-in-law, we booked a table at Beauty and Essex to meet up with some of my sister Yuki’s university friends who now live in New York.

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April 2, 2013

Slightly Peckish in NYC: Momofuku Noodle Bar + Misoya (East Village)

by Sakura

My first-ever visit to New York was with my sister and it flew by. It’s been four years since we travelled together and she’s always so much fun — we do a lot of laughing, shopping and, of course, eating.

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