a journal of finding good food and restaurants i love to eat in Taipei when I'm not in Los Angeles. looking forward to hearing from other food lovers about where your favorite places to eat are, so i can try them next!
Monday, August 15, 2011
not taipei: HONG KONG
Notes for my next visit from the amazing meals our family friends hosted us at. I liked the ultra fresh lobster sashimi, plucked from the tanks moments before our meal, but even better are the pan fried pissing shrimps or mantis shrimps, which are like baby lobsters with juicy meat to dig out of its bug like shell. It's a dish that's hit the mark at almost every restaurant we've ordered it at.
Also, does this picture make you hungry or turn off your appetite?
For me,a mixture of both, but carnivores that have had perfect crackling skin from a roast suckling pig at Fook Lam Moon will be thinking about it for weeks afterwards. Paired with a soft cushion of a steamed bun, I wanted more than my two piece portion of the thin squares. If the suckling pig isn't in your budget, then the crispy chicken has some delicious crunch going on too.
Advance reservations recommended at both.
FOOK LAM MOON
35/45 Johnston Road
53 Hoi Pong Street
Sai Kung Seafront
Posted by joanh3 at 11:37 AM
Labels: hong kong, not taipei
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I was wondering where the sashimi was until I looked closer at the picture. It's so clear!
Did you get to eat the meat as well from the suckling pig or was it all skin?
The suckling pig-- definitely appealing!!! Fook Lam Moon also has really good dim sum! Say hello to HK for me please.
Just found your site through Danny at KungFoodPanda and I LOVE it ... next time I go to Taiwan, I will definitely utilize your posts!
Ohhhh! I really do have to go to HK soon.... that suckling pig looks amazing!
(oh, and Taipei too!)
Really amazing!Eastern food is really very delicious and as I see look great!
eatTravelEat: yes, the lobster sashimi is clear and hard to see! yes, the meat from the suckling pig is quite tender too
lauren: so good! didn't get to try the dim sum. next time!!
eleana: Thanks!! hope to hear from you on posts you like
miller: haha, i know what you mean
su-lin: suckling pig is SO good
tomj: thanks for reading and commenting!
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