宫廷月亮虾饼 (Prawn Cakes) – Xiamen, Guangdong, China


This is a famous franchise chain of street food which you can see in tourist spots in Xiamen. I went to the one at Zhongshang Lu since I wanted to visit there to check out this famous walking street of Xiamen. 宫廷 means ‘Palace’ in Chinese, makes me wonder sometimes if this snack was an official imperial dish that was served to the royalties. Rating: 4/5. Taste: 4/5. Everything is made to order. Hence it’s served hot all the time. They have the BBQ squid and another prawn cutlet which I didn’t try. Too full! Portion: 4/5.  Service: Girls gets … Continue reading 宫廷月亮虾饼 (Prawn Cakes) – Xiamen, Guangdong, China

Lucky Full City Seafood 香港潮福城大酒楼 – Xiamen, Guangdong, China


I realized I left out some good eating places in Xiamen when I was there last year. This one is particularly pretty tasty and good thing about this place is the scenery while you’re having your yum cha (chinese version of hi-tea). I’ll let the pics tell my story. 🙂 Rating: 4.5/5. Taste: 4.5/5. Taste really good and one of the few restaurants in Xiamen that promotes no preservatives and MSG in their foods. However some dishes are a little salty, typical of Guangdong dishes. Nevertheless the food is good and great ambience to wind up your day. Portion: 4/5. … Continue reading Lucky Full City Seafood 香港潮福城大酒楼 – Xiamen, Guangdong, China

Taiwan Food Street (台湾小吃街) – Xiamen, China


First time in Xiamen and totally excited over all the hype I got from my friends and documentaries about the food there. Fact is, because of it’s close proximity to Taiwan, you’ll find many similar food types to Taiwan over here. I was a little skeptical because I’ve been to Taipei and the food there is a little bland to my palate. Maybe also because I’m from Singapore, working in the APAC region for years, I have developed a stronger preference to my taste buds. However that said, I have been on a diet and have been taking lotsa bland … Continue reading Taiwan Food Street (台湾小吃街) – Xiamen, China