Farmers Market & The Grove

After our spectacular dinner at Fig & Olive we went to the Farmers Market and The Grove to walk off all the calories we consumed. It was also my first time to see these two places next to each other. During the day the Farmers Market had tenants selling organic produce, meats, poultry and seafood.Continue reading “Farmers Market & The Grove”

Around Middleburg, Va

After lunch at The Fox Hound we walked around Middleburg and did some window shopping. The first stop was Home Farm, a traditional butcher shop. Home Farm No frozen meat here. Everything was fresh and chilled. Bacon donuts anyone? The Christmas Sleigh specialized in German and Austrian products. The Christmas Sleigh I just had toContinue reading “Around Middleburg, Va”

Oxbow Public Market

I’m not an “ice cream” kind of girl. I’m more of the “coffee and cookies” type. After lunch at Morimoto, we went to Oxbow Public Market for my coffee from Ritual Roasters. I only wanted coffee but Kit knew my weakness for anything ‘chocolate orange‘ and he let me try the ice cream he bought.Continue reading “Oxbow Public Market”

Shopping in Hong Kong: French Chocolates and Macarons

Happy birthday to me!! I’m a chocoholic and anything from these stores would make the perfect gift. But maybe next year since I’m on a diet and I haven’t eaten chocolates for six months, except for cheating with a few squares. Oh how I miss you, chocolates!!The residents of Hong Kong are very lucky thatContinue reading “Shopping in Hong Kong: French Chocolates and Macarons”

Shopping and Eating in Hong Kong: K11 Mall

Another nice place to shop and eat in Tsim Sha Tsui is a relatively new mall called K11. It’s not a big mall but there are some interesting shops and restaurants there.One of my favorite Chinese restaurants that also serve awesome dim sum is Pak Loh Chiu Chow has a branch in K11. You canContinue reading “Shopping and Eating in Hong Kong: K11 Mall”

Shopping and Eating in Hong Kong: Hankow and Ashley Roads

One of the best places to shop and eat in Hong Kong is at Tsim Sha Tsui or TST. Most Filipino tourists are very familiar with Harbour City where all the brands are under one roof. But there is much more to TST than Harbour City. One of my favorite streets is Hankow Road whichContinue reading “Shopping and Eating in Hong Kong: Hankow and Ashley Roads”

Shopping in Hong Kong: Mongkok

Tourists seldom go to this part of Mong Kok, preferring to shop at Tsim Sha Tsui or Causeway Bay. All the local residents know that bargains can be found in Mong Kok. It gets so crowded that every afternoon until evening the inner roads specifically Sai Yeung Choi St. is closed to vehicular traffic.Let meContinue reading “Shopping in Hong Kong: Mongkok”

Shopping in Hong Kong: Shanghai Street

This week I will feature places to shop in Hong Kong. Everyone knows the best place to shop is in Hong Kong. All the designer brands are there as well as store after store selling jewelry and the latest electronic gadgets. I will show you some places you may not know about and maybe wouldContinue reading “Shopping in Hong Kong: Shanghai Street”