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  • Zi Yat Heen, Macau

    Why did we dine here? – Zi Yat Heen is the Chinese restaurant at the Four Seasons Macau. We were staying in the hotel and saw that this restaurant had two…

  • Best Buffet in the World

    We have a soft spot for buffets. Large assortments of food from around the world lets us try items that we would never order.  High end buffets with everything from Prime…

  • MGM Macau Rossio Buffet, Macau

    250lb Wagyu beef roast? Why did we dine here? – MGM Macau Rossio Buffet is the main buffet at this huge resort in Macau. Macau is China’s Las Vegas, and generates…

  • Moonstar Buffet Review, Daly City

    Moonstar is a higher end Asian Buffet in Daly City, a short distance from the Serramonte shopping center, and almost next door to Chinese food Mecca, Koi Palace.  They used to…

  • Jia Jia Tang Bao Review, Shanghai

    Best xiao long bao in Shanghai? Jia Jia Tang Bao (佳家汤包) is a small but popular Shanghai steamed dumpling or Xiaolongbao shop in Shanghai. Our first visit was in 2010, our…

  • Fu Chun, Shanghai

    Why did we dine here? – Fu Chun is well known as one of the most authentic Xiao long Bao restaurants in Shanghai. They have been in existence for many decades.…

  • Da Chun, Shanghai

    Why did we dine here? – Da Chun is an old school Sheng jian bao restaurant. We love Yang’s Dumplings (Xiao Yang) and try to eat there everytime we visit Shanghai,…

  • Yang’s Dumpling, Shanghai

    Dumplings worth flying across the Pacific Ocean for… Yang’s Dumpling – Chinese name: 小杨生煎馆 or xiao yang sheng jian guan – is a small but popular fried dumpling shop serving pan…

  • Village Pub Review, Woodside

    Village Pub is a fine dining establishment in the small town of Woodside. We have passed by many times, on our way back from hiking or biking, and felt it was…

  • Mitsui Cuisine M, Taipei, Taiwan

    Why did we dine here? – Located in the upscale Xinyi district near Taipei 101, we decided to dine here because our hotel was 2 blocks away and because top quality…

  • Shihlin Night Market, Taipei Taiwan

    The Shihlin Night Market in Taipei, Taiwan is a must visit for food loving travelers. It is obviously located in the Shilin District of Taipei, just a couple blocks from the…

  • Great Eastern Dim Sum Restaurant, San Francisco

    When we get asked, “where do we get the dim sum in Chinatown?” The answer usually is.. Great Eastern Restaurant San Francisco has been serving Cantonese Chinese food in this location…

  • Shin Yeh 101, Taipei, Taiwan

    Why did we dine here? – Shin Yeh at Taipei 101 is the flagship restaurant for this local restaurant group. This particular Shin Yeh is located on the 85th floor of…

  • The Progress, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – The Progress is the long awaited follow on to immensely popular State Bird Provisions. Stuart Brioza and Nicole Krasinski have a hard act to expand…

  • 5 Joy Restaurant Review, Foster City

    5 Joy Restaurant is a small restaurant in the Beach Park plaza strip mall bordering the San Francisco Bay in Foster City, just south of the Highway 92 San Mateo Bridge. …

  • Howie’s Artisan Pizza Restaurant Review, Palo Alto

    Howie’s Artisan Pizza was opened by Howard Bulka in late 2009 into Town & Country Village shopping Center of Palo Alto. He had worked at various restaurants including Marche. Inspired by…

  • Kang Hodong Baekjeong, Los Angeles

    Last visit: August 2016 They are coming to Northern California in 2017! (Perhaps Santa Clara?) Why did we dine here? – Baekjeong (butcher in Korean) is a extremely popular Korean restaurant…