Tag Archives: Hong Kong

Xiao Lung Bao Quest: Greater Seattle Area’s Best

Seattle, being just a 2 hour drive from Vancouver, was my first stop on my quest for the perfect XLB. From the state’s capital to the Cascades, I did my research and the restaurant that left me feeling most satisfied was definitely Bellevue’s Din Tai Fung. A successful Taiwanese chain of restaurants (Michelin honors in […]

Pearl of the Orient Exhibit Tantalizes Lego Lovers and World Travelers

It’s almost a nostalgic feel when viewing the show home of a typical Hong Kong 60s flat and the glass cases of models, displaying everything from food carts to  dolls dressed in the evolving Cathay Pacific uniforms. Photographers will enjoy black and white images of a bygone era reflecting Hong Kong culture and times. While […]

Royal Wedding Fever Around the Globe

It’s already assumed that die hard royal fans will have flown to the front lines to catch the royal wedding procession of Prince William and Kate Middleton. But, for those of us who are grounded, from fans to those just plain curious, what are we to do? For West Coasters the live event from Westminster […]

Hong Kong’s Funniest Comic – Vivek Mahbubani – Part II

Only 28 years old and already an established comedian in Hong Kong with roles in television and film, and viral attention for his Chinese and English routines online, one would think that Vivek Mahbubani has it made. On the contrary, behind his success he has had his share of challenges. As you will find out […]

Echoes of the Rainbow Q & A with Director Alex Law

Directors and producers of the films presented at the Vancouver International Film Festival were on hand at the screenings to share behind the scenes tidbits about their labors of love. Hong Kong Director, Alex Law, was no exception. Here’s what he had to say about the making of his Oscar nominated film: Q: What inspired […]