Category Archives: hong kong

White Russians and Soup

Hi reader – thanks for stopping by – this is a half formed chapter – but I wanted to get it down just to get some sort of accomplishment. I’m actually heading down to Hong Kong in a couple of … Continue reading

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Borscht and Baked Rice

Hey! It’s been 2.5 years since I’ve posted anything. Lots of stuff has been happening, but instead of an update, I’m going to post some writing. A book has been kicking around in my head for a long long time, … Continue reading

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Upteenth Post about Hong Kong

Long time readers of youusedtobealright will remember that a couple of years ago, I screwed up a trip to Cambodia to meet my friend Brian Hopkins and only ended up seeing him for breakfast in Siem Reap. (post here) So … Continue reading

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South China Evening Post

Work work work. Guangzhou and Hong Kong. This is what I got up to. Work – Kobe Bryant in Guangzhou

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Going high end in Central

My friend Pete once commented that what passes for good Western food in Shanghai usually equates to “doesn’t suck.” While it’s not 100% true, it often feels true. So in-between my nostalgic runs for the Hong Kong I used to … Continue reading

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Eating hand made noodles in Wanchai

Having just got off the plane from Shanghai and knowing that I was going to have handmade noodles the next day, I felt like I needed a control group. Oh and a new noodle place would be really awesome. So … Continue reading

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An Anthony Bourdain Food day

Part of the reason I was so ready to get to Hong Kong was that I was watching old episodes of No Reservations – especially repeating the one for Hong Kong when I realized that I hadn’t been out to … Continue reading

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We have to go back.

So I did. Wee Ling and I done messed up last month when I was in Hong Kong. I purposely scheduled a 5 hour layover between Singapore and Shanghai where I sought to rectify this. And I did.

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unemployment

I was unemployed for a week. I took advantage of that to go to my two favorite Asian city-states. Pre-Opening Apple Store IFC HK Tasty Congee and Wantun in IFC

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luk yu teahouse, central, hong kong

i used to have a client who would have morning dim sum there every morning at 6am. we used to have get there for the meeting at 6am. it was . . .early. i’m again fooling around with hdr and … Continue reading

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