Macau’s Historic Center was gazetted as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005, comprising of 30 significant architectures and squares that pretty much define Macau the way it is today – a diverse culture of East meets West, and a co-existence of the Portuguese and the Chinese. Continue reading
Established in 1945, Lok Kei (六记粥麵) specializes in noodles & porridge. To be specific, the noodles are known as “bamboo noodles” (竹升麵) as the dough is kneaded manually by a giant stick of bamboo. The dough is kneaded with even forces from all directions and finally pressed into a thin sheet. Continue reading
If there is only one thing I could eat in Macau, it would be the Portugese egg tarts from Lord Stow’s Bakery. The egg tarts are also sometimes referred to as “Andrew’s egg tarts” as Andrew Stow was the original founder. Continue reading
“Pawning” is an integral part of Macau’s cultural history which dates back to the Qing Dynasty period. Macau was blessed as it was never involved in wars and it was the place where the mainland Chinese sought refuge during the Sino-Japanese War (1938 – 1945). It was about the same time that pawn shops started to flourish as refugees traded in their valuables in exchange for cash, and the Macanese frequented pawn shops during this period of economic decline. The “Tak Seng On” Pawn Shop Continue reading
The Sao Domingos Market Complex in Macau has a lot to offer for those interested in local food. It’s located one block away from Senado Square but it is hardly noticed because of the much more spectacular architectures in the vicinity. However, don’t judge a book by its cover because it is truly off-the-eaten-track and it’s the place that locals eat. Continue reading
The seafood buffet dinner at Rossio, MGM Macau is well known for its scrumptious seafood extravaganza. Before you even get to the restaurant, the enormous hall that reminisces the ruins of St Paul’s Church with an awesome aquamarine blue aquarium will steal your attention first !
I’ve had the chance to try the contemporary Chinese Restaurant – Le Chinois in Sofitel Macau At Ponte 16 where innovative dim sum is delicately prepared, and classic Chinese dishes come with a twist. Continue reading
The annual Food Festival in Macau draws more crowd than ever, celebrating the diversity of food in Macau. It gets even better than that because international restaurateurs are invited to participate in this event, presenting authentic flavors from their home countries. Last year, it was restaurateurs from Thailand and this year, it’s restaurateurs from Kasai of Japan. Continue reading