AAA Restaurant 麗記 recently opened in Richmond just a few doors down from Lido Restaurant 麗都餐廳. It took over the old space where Kam Ho 金豪麵家 used to be at 8053 Alexandra Road. Fans of Lido (me included) seem to be either happy for an alternative or […]
Alleluia Cafe Richmond 歡欣餐廳 is a Hong Kong Cafe in Richmond. Often found inside these diners and cha chaan tang 茶餐廳 in Hong Kong, is their version of steak house. There is a systematic way of ordering this set meal that gives you […]
Cafe Landmark Hong Kong sits proudly above Bottega Veneta and other luxury brands inside The Landmark on 1/F The Landmark Atrium. Come here for an afternoon tea or coffee and bump elbows with celebrities and local elite. This cafe is the perfect marriage between chic and classic sophistication. I really wish I could show you the pictures to the Lobster Linguine and the salad we had, but all these days of rushing around Hong Kong landed with without batteries shortly after arriving. Perhaps you’d fancy some afternoon tea at Langham Hotel Hong Kong 朗廷酒店 instead?
Cafe Landmark Hong Kong
Shop 106-107, 1/F, The Landmark, 12-16 Des Voeux Rd C | 中環德輔道中12-16號置地廣場1樓
Central, Hong Kong
+852 2526 4200
Tsui Wah Restaurant 翠華餐廳 is a cafe chain cafe located throughout Hong Kong. It serves up comfort food catered to the Chinese palate. During peak hours, expect to share tables. The flagship restaurant in Central has three stories. Sorry no elevators. Order like a local and […]
Kam Wah Cafe Hong Kong 金華冰廳 is a famous Hong Kong Cafe located on Bute Street and very close to the Prince Edward MTR station. This place is famous for having the best pineapple bun and egg tarts. It is constantly jammed action pack with locals and […]
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Cuisine: Chinese, Hong Kong Cafe
2 Stanley Market St, Stanley, Hong Kong
+852 2813 0503
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Ilan Cafe Bar (formerly Jem Bar and Lounge), is a chic relaxed bar in the hoods of LKF (Lan Kwai Fong) in Central, Hong Kong. We stumbled here on a quite Monday night (God, how great it is to be on vacation), late after dinner. Normally, […]
Wai Kee Noodle Cafe Hong Kong 維記咖啡粉麵 is a tiny café serving foodies and locals with infamous pig liver instant noodles 馳名豬潤麵. Although they also offer French toast and jam toast, but it by no means draws in the crowds. Pig liver instant noodles 馳名豬潤麵 […]
Dazzling Cafe opened it’s first location outside of Asia in Richmond, BC. This uber cute and stylish cafe chain has locations in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia. They are famous for their honey toast which comes in a variety of flavors. The presentation is pretty and makes every Instagram moment.
I love the interior decor of this trendy cafe. It is filled with white and soft grey tones with accents marble and button tufted seats. Did I mention the bunny ear chairs? What a perfect place for afternoon high tea!
Although Dazzling Cafe is famous for their desserts, they also offer a wide selection of dishes like pasta, rice casseroles, pizza and snacks. Beverages include my favorite Earl Grey Black Milk Tea Latte, Royal Matcha Latte and Rose latte. Of course, there are also coffee, tea, fresh juices and slushies.
Entree prices ranges between $10 to $15 and portions are not enough to share. Honey Toasts are between $12 to $15. I would definitely recommend order a few dishes to share between friends if you are hungry and it is a good way to sample different flavors.
Rose Latte 6.50: A strongly fragrant latte with rose water. It is quite sweet and I would recommend requesting it half sweet.
Earl Grey Black Milk Tea 6.95: available in both cold or hot. I like the cold version now that the weather is quite warm outside. There is a nice balance of tea and milk.
Truffle Fries 8.50: Crispy fries with a nice subtle hint of truffle oil that is not overwhelmingly intruding. A good snack to start while you wait for the rest of the food.
Mentaiko Spaghetti with Cream Sauce 明太子義大利麵 11.50: This was everyone’s favorite dish on the table. I love the silky creaminess of the mentaiko sauce with a nice subtle briny flavor. The pasta was also al dente.
Spicy Spaghetti with Chicken 辣味雞肉義大利麵 11.50: I like the subtle heat of this pasta this that lingers in your mouth for a while.
Month Blanc Honey Toast 15: This boxed toast is literally a butter toasted bread dessert that is hollowed out, cut into cubed pieces, buttered and toasted. These cubed pieces are then placed back inside the break box along with ice cream, whipped cream. The honey toast is then topped with different fruits and flavors for presentation. There is tableside service at Dazzling Cafe. I like the light sweetness of this chestnuts, whipped cream and the caramelized bread box that is suitable for the Asian palate.
Dazzling Cafe is a great location to catch up with friends over dessert. If you don’t have a sweet tooth that is ok too since they have a lot of savory food options. I like the relaxing environment and the pretty girly decor. I would not recommend this place if you are in a hurry however. Food takes a while to arrive. If you are a Women of Leisure, by all means, you have nothing to worry about 🙂
Cuisine: Desserts, Pasta, Waffles
Mon 11:30 am – 11:30 pm
Tue 11:30 am – 11:30 pm
Wed 11:30 am – 11:30 pm
Thu 11:30 am – 11:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am – 12:00 am
Sat 11:30 am – 12:00 am
Sun 11:30 am – 11:30 pm
7971 Alderbridge Way #140, Richmond, BC V6X 2A4
Macau Paradise Restaurant 澳門樂園茶餐廳 is located in Kowloon City on Fuk Lo Tsun Road. It is near Tei Mou Koon 地茂館甜品 and Mini Bangkok 小曼谷泰國美食 九龍城. This Hong Kong style cafe probably isn’t the cheapest or the tastiest. Service is average as is the food quality. Dave ordered […]
If you are looking for a retro Starbucks Coffee in Hong Kong Central, it is on Duddell Street. The concept is similar to the retro vintage 1940’s Hong Kong style cafe in Mong Kong Sai Yee Street 旺角洗衣街. Starbucks Coffee on Duddell Street is the […]
Lucky Dessert Hong Kong 發記甜品 is one my friend highly recommended us to try. She told us to add this to our list of “to eat Hong Kong” because the Mango Pomelo Sago dessert is delicious. Plus they give you half a mango. That sounds pretty decent size. One thing about travelling is that you can go to a normally busy restaurant during off hours on a weekday and avoid the crowd! Plus, we can take our time eating, resting our feet without our food taken away.
Mango Pomelo Sago Dessert 楊枝甘露: Served cold with visible sago and pomelo and half a mango. It was very tasty and not too sweet. I can see why my friend raves about Lucky Dessert Hong Kong. Lucky Dessert has several locations in Mong Kong, Causeway Bay, Tsim Sha Tsui, etc. They take cash only.
Lucky Dessert 發記甜品
Cuisine: Dessert, Chinese
Monday to Sunday: 12:30pm – 03:00am
25-27 Soy St, Mong Kok, Hong Kong
+852 2332 8919
Steamed Milk Pudding or Steamed Milk with Two Films 雙皮奶 shuang pi nai is one of the most popular Chinese dessert in Hong Kong. It is generally a steamed milk pudding 炖奶 dun nai. Other names may include steamed milk with egg white, steamed milk with ginger […]
We spend a leisurely afternoon playing tourist at the Stanley Market in Hong Kong. It was a nice sunny day with a few clouds in the sky. It takes about 30 minutes to get here from Central. We wanted to get away from the city […]