Macau: Egg Tarts from Lord Stow’s Bakery

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I’m sure no one would disagree with me when I say that Lord Stow’s Bakery is the most famous egg tart producer in all of Macau. There might be some debate as to whether it produces the best Portuguese-style egg … Continue reading

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Everything But The Pho: Ha Cafe

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Ha Cafe is not the most inviting of restaurants if you were to look at it from the outside. Its red chairs, red walls, and photo-menu-board combined to give it a look as dated as the old orchard shopping centre … Continue reading

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Hong Kong: Empire City Roasted Duck

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If I have ever “happened” upon a restaurant and became instantaneously attracted by it, it would be this place. Located on one of the upper levels of one of the smaller but newer urban malls in tourist overrun Tsim Sha … Continue reading

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Quality or quantity for nine fifty? Nosherie

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When the weather starts getting cold and the rain starts getting relentless, when their combined effects contribute to the attrition of the walkers of the sidewalk, the jaywalkers of the pavement, and the tourists who did not rent cars, when … Continue reading

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Taipei: 55 day dry-aged ribeye at Fresh and Aged

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Ever since reading about the 240-day dry aged steak at Carnevino in Las Vegas about five years ago, I’ve had countless 5K-resolution-oculus-rift-real dreams where I was almost able to put a piece of that eight-month-dry-aged-ethereal-slab-of-protein inside my mouth. Almost. Every … Continue reading

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Too Little, Too Sweet: Shishinori

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My review of the food my wife and I had at Shishinori might be a little skewed. We were super hungry when we visited and we didn’t know that the restaurant was one of those that served healthy-ish food in … Continue reading

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Tokyo: Kyubei

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I was going through my email trying to find the notes I took of the exemplary meal my wife and I had a Kyubei but I couldn’t find them…I don’t know what happened to them. I distinctly remembered typing the … Continue reading

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