During our flight, there’s a massive typhoon happening in the Philippines and is on its way to Hong Kong too. Our flight was delayed for an hour (though not a surprising thing with Cebu Pacific) and it was drizzling too when we got to Hong Kong. Our trip was 5 days and 4 nights, but we kind of lost a day because of the typhoon. In Hong Kong, when there’s a big storm, almost all of Hong Kong is shut down so you can’t do anything really. The only places that are open are 24-7 convenience stores.
But all in all, it was a very nice trip; especially that I got to do my very first trip out of the country with my best college friends (I was supposed to go to HK back in 2011 but that got cancelled because of some unfortunate events). We’ve been planning a trip together but only that this time around that we finally got to do it. It was almost a decade in the making but was a memorable one especially that I got to spend it with people that meant a lot to me.
I will try my best to recall what transpired during this trip; the places that we went to, the experiences that we had, the things that we did etc. Though I might do blog posts that have more photos than words in it. This will probably be more like a photo diary and sharing of experience than reviews or how-to’s. But for this post, I will share my experience, observations and impressions of both Hong Kong and Macau.
This place is well-known for their incredible pork ribs. Their menu is extensive but what else should we get but the best-seller. For a little variety, we ordered different dishes plus a soup. Hot tea here is free by the way, which is very common in most HK restaurants (even in Chinese restaurants in Manila). For my drink though, I ordered the Hong Kong Milk Tea. I love milk teas and trying the authentic one is a must. It did not disappoint though. It was very tasty and yummy.
Here are what we had at Delicious Kitchen:
Crab Meat and Conpoy Thick Soup - Conpoy or dried scallop is a type of Cantonese dried seafood product made from the adductor muscle of scallops. My friend wanted soup so we ordered this, and it was a best choice. Man, this is so tasty and thick. The serving was huge that we had to take home the leftovers. We enjoyed it the following morning by reheating it for breakfast and it still tasted awesome.
Double Pork Ribs - the famous pork ribs! Every bite was pure heaven, the meat was tender and the coating is packed-full of flavor and had the right amount of sweetness. This is really a must-try. My friend and I loved it so much! I hope Delicious Kitchen will branch out here in Manila so I can always get a hand of these ribs whenever I want to. By the way, this serving is already good to feed two persons with moderate appetite.
Steamed Rice with Bokchoy - this came with the prok ribs and fish rice dishes. The rice is a bit sticky but still good and had a good texture because of the Bokchoy (a type of Chinese cabbage).
Pork Ribs and Smoked Fish - This rice meal is a combination of yellow fish with pine nuts and a portion of the pork ribs. I love the sweet and sour sauce and pine nuts that the fish was covered with. The fish was fresh . This menu entry was a great deal because in other places you would have to order two separate dishes.
As for the service, it was ok. The staff know a little English but they understand and can communicate. The dishes were indeed delicious! There are still so many items to try from their menu so there's now a legit reason to go back to HK right? Oh, Delicious Kitchen also has a branch in Tsim Tsa Tsui, just look it up.