Yuan Yang: Mediocre and Overpriced

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The opening of the freshly renovated Lee Tung Avenue in Wan Chai came with a lot of new restaurants, one of which was Yuan Yang. If you’re familiar with the popular chain Tsui Wah, you’ll know that it’s a glorified cha chaan teng, aka tea cafe. Yuan Yang is just a glorified Tsui Wah with even fancier decorations and an even pricier menu. Though they have lunch sets, they currently lack dinner sets, so everything must be ordered a la carte if you’re not here for lunch. That means you have to pay in full for their premiumly-priced dishes. Was it worth it? (more…)


Disappointing Dalat

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I like pho. There are a few spots that serve it in Wan Chai, one of which is Dalat Vietnamese Restaurant. There’s two Viet joints and a noodle spot on one block, so I expected the competition to raise everyone’s standards.

Boy, was I wrong.