As part of the entertainment package we bought there was a voucher for a set meal from Café Siam, a Thai restaurant. There was a choice of a chicken skewer (worth 98MOP), pad thai (worth 70+MOP), papaya salad and something else. The choice for drinks was Sprite, Coke or Tsing Tao Beer. Everyone chose the chicken skewer except A2 who picked pad thai. The pad thai came in an omelette and it wasn’t sour at all. There was lime provided, but it was less than half of a...

This restaurant, one of the few Japanese restaurants in Macau, didn’t open until 12pm so we killed some time by window shopping. We must have looked desperate to eat because we were hanging around the front of the restaurant for a while and we also there when they opened up the front grille. We were seated at the back of the restaurant in front of the teppanyaki benches. It was nice because it was more private and there were fewer tables. There was an extensive set lunch menu. A2...

Portuguese tarts from Lord Stow’s Bakery – the other famous tart café. There are three branches of Lord Stow’s and it seems more commercialised than Margaret’s. The line was not as long, but that was most likely because there were plenty of tarts being pumped out from the kitchen. That also meant that they weren’t piping hot and it was difficult to give a fair comparison between them and the Margaret’s tarts. Instead of buying four tarts - four each - mum bought six. The box they came...

Mistral is a restaurant located within the Sofitel at Ponte 16. Normally the lunch buffet is 168MOP, but this January and February it has been reduced to 98MOP, or about 14AUD after including the 10% service charge. I don't particularly like the concept of buffets with the overeating, greed, waste and lack of enjoyment of the food typically involved, however, the deal was too good to refuse. Appetisers included: terrines, cured fish and meats, sushi, salads in little dishes (prawn and apple, crab, octopus and orange and capsicum, potato,...