We had initially planned to take the boat ride to the outlying islands, but alas, the waters were rather choppy today, and we would rather not risk it. Hence, we settled for a fun people-watching exercise, as we observed how the locals buy seafood 😀 It was rather fascinating!
We also took a stroll in the area, and could not resist trying 蘿蔔絲茶粿 Radish Rice Pudding / Tea Cake (HKD14) from 許姑娘家鄉茶粿 Mrs. Hui Traditional Chinese Rice Pudding. Hubby enjoyed it, but I did not quite like such texture 😛
While there were quite a few seafood lunch options here, we did not feel like trying them, but decided to opt to go back to Kowloon for 一點心 One Dim Sum 😀
- Location: G/F, 21 See Cheung Street, Sai Kung, Hong Kong 香港西貢市場街21號地下 (Google Maps)
- Nearest MTR: Kwun Tong Line Choi Hung Station 觀塘綫彩虹站 (Take bus 1 or 1A to Sai Kung from here)
- Website: Facebook
- Hrs: 10am – 6pm (only on weekends)
It has been a while since we last came here, and hubby was very pleased that the Latte ($5.50 for large) was still as good as ever; the number one coffee for him!
I tried the Hot Chocolate (also $5.50 for large) and rather enjoyed the thick and slightly bitter taste.
Unfortunately, the Earl Grey Tea Cake ($6) tasted like any ordinary cake, and we could not make out any tea flavour 😦
Oh well, but at least it tasted quite good with the caramel sauce.
- Location: 4 Jalan Gelenggang S(578188)
- Website: www.yahava.sg
- Hrs: 9am – 6pm
After a long stay at home (yeah been sick for @ very long time), we are finally out of the house again!
Nice Latte Art
Worst poached eggs ever
Since I have to collect my new passport, we decided to have breakfast at the Bugis area 🙂 We heard that the coffee at Loysel’s Toy is pretty good, but the food is less so, hence we decided to share the Big L Breakfast ($17), a Strawberry Rhubarb Teacake ($3.30), while hubby has his Flat White ($4.50).
We had the worst poached eggs ever, where the first liquid that oozed out of the eggs were not runny, but uncooked egg white… Yucks! There were also not much egg yolk to speak off, making this really not value-for-money. The teacake was quite dry as well.
Luckily, the coffee was quite nice, as it was smooth and aromatic, hence the trip was not completely wasted. There were newspapers available, so we spent about an hour here, relaxing and catching up on the n ews.
Note: There was no GST or service charge included in the bill.
- Location: 66 Kampong Bugis #01-01 Sam Tat Building S(338987)
- Website: www.loyselstoy.com
- Hrs: 9am – 6pm (Tue-Fri), 9am – 7:30pm (Sat-Sun)
After a lovely porridge dinner nearby, we decided to walk around to look for places to cure Hubby’s caffeine fix.
Chanced upon The Alley Cafe on Keong Saik Road. We wanted pancakes but it was not available, so we ended up ordering the last slice of cake at the counter.
The Flat White ($5) was alright and the Earl Grey Cake ($7.90) had a slight tea flavour that was overpowered by the sweetness…
Not too satisfying for an after-meal, but at least the service was quite good, as the serving staff were all smiles and very quick to replenish our water without us having to ask 🙂
- Location: 21 Keong Saik Road S(089128)
- Website: www.thealley.com.sg
- Hrs: 9am – 9pm (Wed-Thu, Sun-Mon), 9am – 12am (Fri-Sat)