HK Day 3: Avenue of Stars, A Symphony of Light, Yung Kee Roasted Goose, Lan Kwai Fong


For our travel itinerary, please click here. Continuing from Hong Kong Day 3 -Lan Fong Yuen @ Central, HK
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H&M which offers “fashion and quality at the best price” is all over Eastern Europe but if that is something beyond reach, you can always find a H&M store in Hong Kong.
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I am a happy shopper!

68 Queen’s road Central, Central
Silvercod, 30 Canton Road, Kowloon, TST

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Next stop was Harbour City & H&M at Canton Road. We took the MRT from Central station to Tsim Sha Tsui Station. From there, take Exit A1 and you will pass by  Jamia masjid Islamic before reaching Harbour City. Situated in the hub of Tsim Sha Tsui, Harbour City, with over 700 shops, offers a wide variety of fashion and trendy brands. Apart from that, flagship stores of different international famous brands (H&M!) are concentrated around Canton Road, across Harbour City.

How could one miss  Honeymoon Dessert when in Hong Kong? There is a small kiosk of Honeymoon Dessert at the 3rd floor of Harbour City.
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Originated from Sai Kong, Honeymoon has grew into a franchise business with branches all over Hong Kong and China. For some weird reason, we ordered the Banana Pancake and Taufufa with Red Bean Soup instead of their signature Mango Pomelo and Durian Pancake.
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The Taufufa with Red Bean Soup was nothing to shout about but the Banana Pancake was the boom! With ripe bananas, light cream and wafer thin skin, each bite was pure bliss!

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From Harbour City, we walked towards Avenue of Star. Along the way, we passed by Clock Tower, Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Hong Kong Space Museum and Hong Kong Museum of  Art.
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Clock Tower.
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Avenue of Stars.
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Andy Lau!
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Tony Leong!
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One can enjoy A Symphony of Lights along the Avenue of Stars every night at 8pm. This spectacular multimedia show, named the world’s largest permanent light and sound show by Guinness World Records, combines lights and narration while featuring more than 40 buildings on both sides of Victoria Harbour. The facades of buildings are decked out in lights that, at the flick of a switch, glow in a myriad of colours depicting Hong Kong’s dynamic pulse. The show lasted for about 10 minutes and it was spectacular!
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Dinner was at Yung Kee, the famous roasted goose place at Wellington Street, Central. Spanning over two/three shoplots, the whole Yung Kee empire looks terribly grand and intimidating. Yes, we gulped looking at the menu, as everything is exorbitantly priced.
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Our starter was the famed century egg with woobly yolk.  Together with pickled ginger, it was a delightful treat that make us forget about the hefty price tag for a while.
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Our quarter portion that costs HKD 160. We were totally unprepared for the let down, as the place was being so posh and all. The skin was soft and soggy while there’s no complaints on the soft and tender meat. Is it because we walked in with high hopes of finding great food?

Total bill? HKD 260++ with rice and tea. Oooouch!
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Yung Kee
32-40 Wellington Street,
Central, Hong Kong.

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Drinks at Lan Kwai Fong (2 min walk from Yung Kee) before we call it a night.

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  1. Sob sob… looking at this posting reminded me of my Hong Kong trip 2 years ago :(
    I’ll be back!!!


  2. cumidanciki says:

    love your shot outside H&M.. you looks so happy.. and who can blame ya! LOL

    The night shots are truly gorgeous! well done.


  3. xweing says:

    I ate at yung kei too, my dad’s recommendation. sooooo bloody expensive. we had the goose feet… 烧鹅掌. Seriously, doesn’t taste exceptionally well until it need to charge so expensive.

    Perhaps the hefty price tag comes with the location? :-)

    My dad said there’s this tea house (was it a few shops away? cant remember..) also very famous.


  4. allie says:

    H&M is something I miss during my trip to Hong Kong. Sob sob…


  5. ai wei says:

    dear, you are just not a happy shopper but also a shopaholic!!!

    i read leaflets that honeymoon desserts is now in sunway and one U. not sure if they are the same one from HK. love to try!!!

    call me for it ya ~


  6. ai wei says:

    errr… i think i shud say

    you are not just a happy shopper but also a shopaholic.


  7. taufulou says:

    how i wish we have H & M here!


    LeongYlun Reply:

    Malaysia first H&M going to open in KL plaza in mid of 2010


  8. Tummythoz says:

    Arrgghh! Just reminded me of what I missed in HK. H&M sale went from 50% off to 70% off right after I left! ARRGHHH!


  9. Christine says:

    very breathtaking pics of the night scene my dear! I love it! wanna go shopping with u!! :)


  10. cariso says:

    This Yung Kee so expensive uh! Definitely a loud OUCH!


  11. Ash says:

    Absolutely love your review on Hong Kong. Really informative! Am planning to make a trip to H&M during my Sept trip to Hong Kong. May I ask which of the 2 shops (TST & Central) is bigger? Thanks!


    kampungboycitygal Reply:

    hi i think the central one is bigger but the crowd is crazee ! they r coming to msia soon, at farenheit 88 (old kl plaza)


  12. HK Epicurus says:

    Yung Kee seems to be really inconsistent with their Roast Goose arrrgh!

    U know in hk, some people try to justify its soggy skin by saying this is the way its served, aka 潮連燒鵝 style. But in fact this is not true – as the staff told me its meant to be crispy, its just that sometimes when the additional sauce is scooped on, it kind of softened up the skin. Apparently they are now trying extra hard to pour the sauce beneath the goose rather than on top of it. I’ve had some crispy as well as soggy geese here before.

    As for other dishes, some are surprisingly executed pretty well, whereas others are disappointing. I have no idea how to rate or review this restaurant at all… To me, its like – why don’t the chefs have self expectations and also taste their own food first, before giving it to the customers! No excuses there…

    HK Epicurus
    .-= HK Epicurus´s last blog ..Laduree @ Joyce – ♕♕♕♕ =-.


    kampungboycitygal Reply:

    to be frank, we think that Yung Kee is seriously overhyped. or maybe it was just a case of…luck was not on our side? do hope that they get more consistent with their quality.



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