Posts tagged "Dessert"
Xinyi Public Assembly Hall 信義公民會館 四四南村, Taipei

Xinyi Public Assembly Hall 信義公民會館 四四南村, Taipei

The Xinyi Public Assembly Hall is a renovated and restored tourist attraction in the heart of Taipei’s Xinyi District. Dating back a few decades, this area used to be a military village for the incoming new immigrants soldiers from China. This historic site shows the life & times of the people who helped rebuild Taiwan...
Chia Te Bakery 佳德鳳梨酥, Taipei

Chia Te Bakery 佳德鳳梨酥, Taipei

佳德鳳梨酥 / Chia Te bakery No. 88, Section 5, Nanjing E Rd, Songshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan 105 7:30AM–9:30PM +886 2 8787 8186
La Creperie, Shanghai

La Creperie, Shanghai

La Creperie 1 Taojiang Rd, Xuhui Shanghai, China +86 21 5465 9055
C’est Cupcake 口袋蛋糕, Shanghai

C’est Cupcake 口袋蛋糕, Shanghai

In a town where culinary masters come from around the world, desserts are sometimes an unfortunate afterthought. Yet C’est Cupcake shines while bringing delectable cupcakes to Shanghai. Owner Jennifer Lee has made it her goal to bake the best cupcakes with only the finest ingredients. In fact, they import everything, including the milk, butter, flour,...
Kam Fung Cafe 金鳳茶餐廳, Wanchai, Hong Kong

Kam Fung Cafe 金鳳茶餐廳, Wanchai, Hong Kong

One of the best desserts in the world is the simple cantonese egg tart 蛋撻 or 蛋挞. There are a few accounts on the origins of the mini egg tarts, found today in Chinese Bakeries & Dim Sum Restaurants. I tend to believe the Portuguese story with the tart deriving from the pastel de nata....
Marion Crepes, Seoul

Marion Crepes, Seoul

Crêpes is original French dessert-type pancake. The Japanese have taken crêpes to obsession to create savory meals with them. In Seoul, the franchise from Japan – Marion Crêpes has spread the crêpes to mass markets in malls, like Yongsan iPark Mall. Just after watching a movie and lunch, we decided to have crêpes for dessert....
Thai Gallery 泰廊餐厅, Shanghai

Thai Gallery 泰廊餐厅, Shanghai

Thai Gallery features gray dark bauhaus decor with Thai influences, like other upscale Shanghai contemporaries; Lan Na Thai, Simply Thai, and Coconut Paradise. Located in the Jingan district, Thai Gallery’s interior out-shined their offering. Our large group had a semi private space with floor seating. It was a nice set up with lots of big...
Milk King 臺一牛奶大王, Taipei

Milk King 臺一牛奶大王, Taipei

The slushie is dessert that all youngsters in Taiwan grew up with. 臺一牛奶大王 Milk King, in particular, specializes in the typical Taiwanese slushie – heck that’s all they serve there. A regular Slushie is shaved ice with different toppings. The shaved ice, is derived, often, from a solid ice block. With a rotating system, it is shaved...
VVG Bon Bon 好樣棒棒, Taipei (Closed)

VVG Bon Bon 好樣棒棒, Taipei (Closed)

VVG Bon Bon is a quaint little afternoon tea place. It is so cute and feminine that I had no business being there. The “Alice in Wonderland” influenced shop is ideal for desserts, tea, and little snacks. Part of the VVG area chain, which includes a hotel, restaurant, and tea shop, Bon Bon rounds this...
Lillian Cakes’ Egg Tarts, the Best in Shanghai 莉莲蛋挞

Lillian Cakes’ Egg Tarts, the Best in Shanghai 莉莲蛋挞

Quite possibly the best egg tart in Shanghai. Indeed! Written boldly above their shop, in a permanent sign fixture, Lillian’s Cake Shop’s sign read in Chinese, translated – Quite Possibly the best egg tart in Shanghai. This little hole-in-the-wall, literally, looks like an after thought of a business in the bustling shopping district in Shanghai....
Porto's Bakery & Cafe, Glendale

Porto’s Bakery & Cafe, Glendale

Who has not heard of Porto’s? Who has not gone to Porto’s more importantly. This Cuban bakery probably the most popular place in Glendale, perhaps even more than the Americana. Probably, just at lunchtime though. Porto’s is known for their great sandwiches as well as their pastries and desserts. I was first made aware of...
Pie'n Burger, Pasadena Los Angeles

Pie’n Burger, Pasadena Los Angeles

Pie ‘N Burger, located near Caltech, features a simple menu of burgers and, of all things, pie. Strange bedfellows they are, burgers and pies is your All American fare. Not much has changed in the 50+ years since it opened in 1963, as you can see from the interior. I was kind of excited about...

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