Black Sesame Ice Cream at Okada, Macau

In Foodie Tales, Macau On August 3, 2012 0 Comments

One of my favorite places in Vegas, so trendy that it replaces my urge to visit night clubs, is Okada, a Japanese restaurant that I frequent as often… Read More »

Salep Turkey Ice Cream in Istanbul

In Foodie Tales On August 3, 2012 2 Comments

At the Ataturk Airport in Istanbul I hear two words: “Ice cream. Ice cream.” My ears perk. I stop to investigate. A tall, affable man is stirring fervently…. Read More »

Taro Iced Cream in Wine. A Chinese Version of Gelato

In China, Default, Foodie Tales, Macau On August 2, 2012 0 Comments

Last time I dined at Wing Lei, I remember seeing something gelato-related on the menu. Some kind of chilled dessert reinterpreted in compliance to Macau‘s confectionary tradition. As… Read More »

Chocoholic in Hong Kong

In Foodie Tales, Hong Kong, Sweet Tooth On July 30, 2012 0 Comments

Down a small alley off Stanton Street, Hong Kong I read a sign: “Chocoholic.” I race down the steps and peek my head inside. A nearby couple is devouring… Read More »

Hong Kong: a Multicultural Enclave in Asia

In Foodie Tales, Hong Kong, Quick Bites On July 28, 2012 0 Comments

Usually one street is not enough to grasp the spirit of a city, but it can certainly be a good starting point to penetrate its surface. ggbgjll The district of… Read More »

Sunday Brunch at Life, Hong Kong

In China, Coffee Break, Foodie Tales, Hong Kong On July 23, 2012 0 Comments

On Sunday mornings, brunch seems to be a very popular habit in Soho, the central, bohemian heart of Hong Kong. Its uphill alleys and escalator (a 2,600 ft long circuit… Read More »

XTC Gelato in Hong Kong

In Foodie Tales, Hong Kong On July 18, 2012 0 Comments

After a long, celibate journey from gelato, I greet the bright red sign of XTC Gelato with a smile. Although it’s a chain with locations throughout Hong Kong,… Read More »

Anise and Coconut Gelato

In Home Cooked, Indulging On July 16, 2012 3 Comments

Waiting to attend Carpigiani Gelato University in Bologna, Italy, where we’ll be at the end of September, we’re trying to discover the secrets of homemade gelato. This recipe… Read More »

Cherry & Almond Pie

In Default, Home Cooked, Indulging On July 14, 2012 2 Comments

During this time of the year, cherries are perfectly ripe in China and they are the protagonist in every outdoor fruit market. After buying a bag of fine… Read More »

In Love with Felix in Hong Kong

In Default, Fancy Food, Foodie Tales, Hong Kong On July 13, 2012 0 Comments

If one has to chose one thing to do in Hong Kong, to wander the Peninsula Hotel is surely a good choice. It’s the designer equivalent to window shopping at… Read More »

Le Souk: Moroccoan Flair in Hong Kong

In Casual Cuisine, Default, Foodie Tales, Hong Kong On July 5, 2012 0 Comments

While we stroll up and down Elgin Street, the heart of Soho in Hong Kong, a little mist whitens the air, cocooning the groups of people gathered outside… Read More »

Island Tang, Hong Kong

In China, Default, Fancy Food, Foodie Tales, Hong Kong On July 5, 2012 0 Comments

Being rated #2 on Trip Advisor is not an easy task. So it is with high hopes that I seek out Island Tang, an authentic Chinese restaurant in… Read More »