While our parents waiting in line for the ferry to Macau, A2 and I went into the nearby Aji Ichiban – a Japanese small-snack store. A2 bought a pineapple biscuit, a pineapple in green tea biscuit and a chestnut bun. I got a small vacuum pack of roasted goose and a pack of soy quail eggs. The goose tasted a bit like duck but with the texture of pork. [gallery link="none" columns="2" type="rectangular" ids="1787,1788,1790,1789,1826"]...

For breakfast mum and I planned to visit the oyster congee restaurant they visited on their last trip. On the way home from Itamae Sushi last night, we came across a branch of Ming Yuen Noodle Restaurant. This branch doesn’t sell claypot dishes, but it does have oyster congee. We were going to this restaurant instead of the other one so we did’t have to travel so far. When we ordered oyster and abalone congee at Ming Yuen we were told that the congee isn’t available until 3pm. We walked...

After spending some time in the Wing On shopping centre we proceeded to the yum cha restaurant on level 7, as recommended by one of the cosmetics salesgirls. Apparently it's quite famous and popular with locals. When we went up there was a queue, but we didn’t have to wait long. Most restaurants outside the shopping centre also had queues lining up outside. It seems like every mealtime we've had here is a waiting game. The dishes ordered were tofu/bok choy fish-based soup, wu kok, xiao long bao,...

Itamae Sushi is a chain sushi restaurant. After taking a ticket we waited maybe 15 minutes in the queue. Luckily we got a spot on the sushi train rather than a separate table. Sushi of the same type were lined up consecutively in the train, rather than arranged alternately - a boon for the indecisive or unobservant. Each person got a cup with a Japanese tea bag inside and between every two people was a hot water tap used to top up our cups. The prices for the sushi...