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Tuesday, August 14, 2018
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Beijing Roast Duck and Roast Pork at Four Seasons is so special because Affordable and delicious, Four Seasons's roast meats have people forming 30-minute queues every day. The meat is tender and the skin is crisp.
Jian Bing at Pleasant Lady Jian Bing Trading Stall is so special because Pleasan Lady Trading's 煎饼 jianbing are savoury pancakes filled with egg, fermented spicy bean paste, sesame paste, herbs and, if you like, a choice of meat (I went for their mouthwatering cumin lamb). For £6.50 without meat...
Fruity Bowl at Candy Cafe is so special because Served on a bed of shaved ice, covered with a rainbow of fruits and topped with a scoop of ice cream (usually vanilla, but I customised it with taro ice cream for an extra 80p), this is definitely a feel-good...
Skewer Hotpot at Lan Kwai Fong Camden is so special because Finally 串串香 (skewer hotpot) comes to London at at Lan Kwai Fong! You can often find little places that sell it already cooked by the skewer, but this is the first place I've come across that lets you...
Jianbing at Pleasant Lady Jian Bing Trading Stall is so special because Until recently, Chinese jianbing pancakes were little known in the UK. Over the last year or so, however, along with Hong Kong egg waffles, jianbing sellers have started firing up their hotplates and flinging these wonderful creations...
Steamed Dim Sum Platter at Chai Wu is so special because Chai Wu, a contemporary Chinese restaurant, is the epitome of fine dining. Housed inside the luxurious Harrods, the venue's interior exudes elegance and sophistication, and the menu provides for a taste of opulence. This lavish dish of Alaskan...
Dumplings at Chillicool Restaurant is so special because These Pork Dumplings with Chilli Oil (红油水饺) are really authentic! It even made me wonder if I am still in London. The filling is so juicy that bursts when you bite into the dumplings. Make sure you cover every side of...
Peanut Butter Snowdae at Guo C is so special because Authentic Asian desserts are finally coming to London! I had this Peanut Butter Snowdae at Guo C, newly opened two months ago. IT WAS SO GOOD AHHHHHHH!!!!! I was like “can we get another bowl” right after we finished...
Take-away Qing Tuan at Shanghai Supper Club is so special because Qing Tuan!!! IN LONDON!!! 😭 For those who don’t know: They are sticky rice balls made of glutinous rice and mugwort and stuffed with red bean paste or dried pork floss and salted duck egg yolk. A typical...
Red Bean Sesame Ball at Far East Restaurant is so special because Far East has always maintained its high reputation among my Chinese friends. This is where we hit when we crave for Chinese pastries. Today we were just having our routine Chinese food fix and we started debating...