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18 Hour Layover Hong Kong - Any Standout Lunches/Must Visits

Thank You Phil for all your efforts and help!

18 Hour Layover Hong Kong - Any Standout Lunches/Must Visits

Thank You,

Considering we are from NY and definitely have some good french food (but not as good dim sum), would you still recommend foregoing the nicer michelin starred dim sum restaurant?

Perhaps we can do a good hong kong breakfast for breakfast in substitute of a fine dining restaurant, any good spots or areas for that? Thanks!

Nov 25, 2014
JBG89 in China & Southeast Asia

18 Hour Layover Hong Kong - Any Standout Lunches/Must Visits

thanks! We planned a dim sum lunch at tin hung keen at 11:30. We'd love to try the sunday brunch buffets or amber, would a 3:30/4:30 be too late? any advice on planning around the dim sum or perhaps rescheduling would be appreciated.

Nov 25, 2014
JBG89 in China & Southeast Asia

Hong Kong - San Hing Comparable to Lung King Heen/Fook Lam

This is what i thought, thanks for the input. Considering we are only having 1 meal, we'll go with the S-Class!

Nov 23, 2014
JBG89 in China & Southeast Asia

Hong Kong - San Hing Comparable to Lung King Heen/Fook Lam

Hello,

Can anyone provide any recent comments on how San Hing stacks up to
Lung King Heen/Fook Lam/Tin Lung Heen.

The hours of operation for San Hing fit our schedule quite nicely but want to make sure we have a good culinary experience.

Thanks!

Nov 23, 2014
JBG89 in China & Southeast Asia

18 Hour Layover Hong Kong - Any Standout Lunches/Must Visits

Hello All,

I will be arriving into HKG at 5AM Sunday and leaving at 7:45 PM on my flight back to NY. This will conclude our vacation around taiwan/bangkok.

Could CH please advise on any standout lunches that would be conducive to a half-day layover? We would like to keep the lunch under or around $70 USD per person and perhaps a lunch menu at a well regarded / michelin starred restaurant would suit our plans.

We look to have our dim sum early at San Hing/Tin Lung Heen or Fook Lam Moon (Any recommendations between all these would be great as well) and perhaps make a 3PM lunch.

Thank You!

So far my research has yielded the following, Unfortunately our top choice is closed on sunday:
Bo Innovations: Closed on Sunday
81/2 Otto e Mezzo: Closed on Sunday
Above & Beyond: ~$40 Set Menu

Nov 23, 2014
JBG89 in China & Southeast Asia

Any recent Phuket / Koh Samui Recommendations?

Thanks!

Awesome website too!

Nov 21, 2014
JBG89 in China & Southeast Asia

Any recent Phuket / Koh Samui Recommendations?

Hello all,

Im travelling with my family to Phuket/Koh Samui and while I understand the dining will be a bit hit or miss, I've been trying to do some research.

Many of the posts seem quite outdated however. Can anyone recommend any places to check out for both local thai food and perhaps something a bit more upscale for one or two of the days.

I've heard about the following:

Aziamendi: For our blowout dinner, hoping for a December promotion
Kru Suwit Seafood: Seems like an interest experience
Kaneasng Seafood: Another seafood restaurant
S&G: Local fare
Baan Rim Pa: Touristy and expensive, may not go here.

Nov 19, 2014
JBG89 in China & Southeast Asia

Aziamendi Phuket Worth it w/ Promotions

Ah great point, it seems we are an hour car ride away :(

Nov 12, 2014
JBG89 in China & Southeast Asia

Aziamendi Phuket Worth it w/ Promotions

Hello,

Can anyone provide any recent reviews or discussions regarding Aziamendi in Phuket? While some people seem to be disappointed that it was very similar to the Chef's original restaurant, we have not been to either and think it would be a good treat. Also to be noted, is the 50% off promotion for the month of November, making it affordable for us.

Can CH reccommend me for or against this for our splurge meal in phuket?

Thanks!

Nov 10, 2014
JBG89 in China & Southeast Asia

Best Saturday Brunch Bangkok

On the heels of reading an article titled "Bangkok: Welcome To The Land Of Baller Sunday Brunch" I'd like to see if CH could provide their opinion on the best options for a saturday brunch in town. I've heard several names float around (Sukhothai, westin grande, 4s, st regis, sheraton grande) but wanted to see which if any served on a saturday and would be most recommended.

Thanks!!

Oct 16, 2014
JBG89 in China & Southeast Asia

Best food happy hours in vegas?

Can anyone please provide of tasty, cheap, food happy hours around the strip or within a 15 minute cab ride away?

Thanks!

Jun 18, 2014
JBG89 in Las Vegas

Tavern on the Green accepting reservations

Shows currently offline...

Apr 07, 2014
JBG89 in Manhattan

Best deals in Chicago 2014?

Hello all, i'm visiting this weekend and on a budget for the majority of my meals with a splurge here and there.

Could CH please recommend any "deals" around chicago that are good bangs for the buck. So far I've seen the pre-theater menu at everest (while not cheap it does seem like a great deal for the quality).

Thanks!

Apr 07, 2014
JBG89 in Chicago Area

Late Night Chicago Affordable Eats/Snack

The girlfriend and I have decided to go to Everest for their pre-theater menu at 5:30.

We will probably be hungry at/around the 10:30/11PM mark for another meal or snack (definitely not watching our diet this weekend!)

Could CH recommend a place that would be nice to go to for a late night snack? It doesn’t have to be a formal sit down place at all and wouldn’t mind going to a fast casual place at all or something else unique to Chicago.

If possible, we’d like to keep it under $75 for the both of us together.

Thanks!

Mar 31, 2014
JBG89 in Chicago Area

Anniversary Dinner Saturday for 2 - <$125 PP

Could anyone advise on a restaurant that would run me <$250 total including tax+tip for an anniversary dinner saturday april 12th - We are coming in from NYC the night before and dining at girl & the goat and hoping for something great Saturday as well.

Thanks!

Mar 31, 2014
JBG89 in Chicago Area

AYCE Korean Recs?

The only AYCE somewhat korean BBQ is Favor Taste in chinatown that just opened - cook yourself - make reservations

Mar 24, 2014
JBG89 in Manhattan

Whats popping nowadays? Group of 10

25th Bday

Gato wont be able to confirm parties larger than 4
Have a reservation at Blue Ribbon Bakery but might be too "plain jane"
Had the 24th at Louro which was awesome
No Pre-fixe please

Looked at Toro, Contra, Marc Fogrione, Po, Dell'anima - All needed pre-fixes

Any recs? Thanks!

Mar 13, 2014
JBG89 in Manhattan

Reader's Poll Bday Dinner: Gato vs. Ma Peche Dim Sum

Dinner is on the 29th - thanks for the replies so far

Mar 11, 2014
JBG89 in Manhattan

Reader's Poll Bday Dinner: Gato vs. Ma Peche Dim Sum

please do - thanks!

Mar 10, 2014
JBG89 in Manhattan

Reader's Poll Bday Dinner: Gato vs. Ma Peche Dim Sum

Which would you go for - Bday of 10 girls - 25th birthday.

Thanks!

Mar 10, 2014
JBG89 in Manhattan

Ma Peche Dim Sum for a Bday?

Trying to plan a 25th Bday for a GF and hope to keep costs <$70PP with a different experience. Would the new Dim Sum format at Ma Peche fit this bill and would CH think it would be a good idea in general?

Thanks!

Feb 25, 2014
JBG89 in Manhattan

Atera - Table for 2 Available (6pm, Thursday, Feb 20)

May be interested at the right price, please let me know what you may be looking for. Thanks!

Feb 20, 2014
JBG89 in Manhattan

Any recent reports of Blue Ribbon Bakery?

I'm planning on throwing a birthday dinner and hear they have a nice room downstairs. While the food seem very old fashioned American, can anyone comment on how it has been lately or the overall quality of the fare?

I'd ideally like some more creative cuisine but havent found anything with a nice room or table to the side without a pre-fixe or food spend minimum.

Thanks!!

Feb 12, 2014
JBG89 in Manhattan

Valentine's day ... restaurant

Steakhouse? Keens/Wolfgangs

Feb 11, 2014
JBG89 in Manhattan

Suggestions for 21st Birthday Planning

Check out Crispo

Feb 06, 2014
JBG89 in Manhattan

Supper Club / Dinner Event for 10?

Thank You!

Feb 06, 2014
JBG89 in Manhattan

Times Square dinner for 40 recommendations.

Quality Italian!!

Kids will love it i think - Rooms from 35+

Dbryant@fwrests.com is the private events coordinator and gets back to you promptly

Feb 06, 2014
JBG89 in Manhattan

Custom Menu

I know this may be a tall task at my price point but was offered this at a specific restaurant so I wanted to see if there were any similar options.

When calling about a reservation for 10, a restaurant was able to work with me on helping the chef create a menu for the night. I was quoted around 50-60 (no drinks) but ended up passing it over due to the cuisine type.

Are there any similar stories or restaurants that can possibly do this?

Thanks

Feb 06, 2014
JBG89 in Manhattan

Supper Club / Dinner Event for 10?

Could you possibly share the names of the places (especially the restaurant?)

Thanks!

Feb 05, 2014
JBG89 in Manhattan