Tag: Chinese

Brick Lane Sunday Market

Dark Sugars Brick Lane
Brick Lane is notorious for superlative Indian cuisine. However, all is not quite as it seems. Head a little further up this famous East London street on a Sunday and you will find a street market in full swing. This is Brick Lane Sunday Market. Our previous encounters on Brick...
Boxpark London
You’ve got a load of surplus shipping containers and a small space in East London, what do you do with that lot? Build a collection of bars, restaurants and shops - obviously! This is Boxpark, a concept native to Croydon, Brixton and Shoreditch. A space for pop-up and permanent...
Bubblewrap Waffle London
Fresh off our Sn-ap coach, we headed from Covent Garden over to Chinatown to try an old friend - the bubble waffle. You have to cast your mind all the way back to Hong Kong for our first experience of these Asian snacks at Oddies. Thankfully, you can save...
Fish Balls, Hong Kong
Top of the street food itinerary for our trip to Hong Kong was these bad boys - fish balls. Ever since I tuned into a programme where British due Si King and Dave Myers aka The Hairy Bikers were touring Asia, these have yet to leave my mind. As...

Mong Kok Market

Mong Kok Market, Hong Kong
Mong Kok Market Canton Road, Mong Kok From the window of our hotel room up in the clouds at The Cordis in Mong Kok we could identify two rows of bright umbrellas each sheltering the stalls of a busy market. One afternoon curiosity got the better of us and we marched...

Tim Ho Wan

Tim Ho Wan Michel Star IFC Mall Hong Kong
  “It’s got to be down here” “but this isn’t the IFC mall” “the man definitely said down the third escalator and to the right didn’t he?”. Finding Tim Ho Wan was undoubtedly a challenge. It would appear that we are not alone as tourists in search of some of...