Category: childhood memories

Bird’s Paradise Continuing Food Search

Speaking of local street food, there are several shops start from neighboring street stalls to dine in great spots almost half a century. It is worthwhile mention it again here. Kung Chai Kei The Bird’s paradise at Rua da Colina established almost half a century since 1977 back then. The traditional hand crafted, silk pulling coffee and milk tea is...

Street Food at Bird’s Paradise

As one of the neighboring grown ups from Bird’s Paradise, made up three meals a day in the nearby restaurants and street everyday indeed, always inseparable. Why called Bird Garden? The Bird Garden is an historical residential area, divided by the old city wall in early Macau. The nearby woods and green bushes all densely scattered, which lots of birds...

The Mao Mao Birds Paradise

Bird Garden (Horta da Mitra) composes of ten or more in dozens small streets and alleyways, all interlinked with each other; the entire place fully embedded with slow and leisure atmospheric ambience during the day. From historical happenings shown the Bird’s Paradise was once a place where birds surrounding with fragrant flowers and blossoms. No wonder the former Portuguese communities...

Bacalhau à Brás

Believed majority of locals and tourists are very well familiar with “Bacalhau” delicacy. Originate from the Portuguese wordings, became today’s world famous word “Bacalhau”; Strictly speaking, “Portuguese salted fish”; that is, made from marinated dried cod fish, by many people from different places. Relatively speaking, Bacalhau is not a Portuguese native product. In order to preserve the flavor of the...

Mercado de S. Domingos Municipal Complex

St. Dominic’s Food Mall is located on the third floor of the Municipal Complex Market, one of the oldest property stationed in Macau. Counting back its operation since 1998, it has a long history of more than twenty years. If you wish to eat some authentic local flavors, the Dominic’s Food Mall can find lots of varieties and specialties that...

Michele Pasteleria

The business earned a long history of forty years operations. The Western-style cake shop near Zuk Lam Temple, Estrada de Coelho do Amaral, looks simple, direct from the outside, leaving behind the nostaligic setups back in the 1980s. When the everyday egg tarts are baked and ready at noon time, quite often formed in a long queue everyday, getting their...

Ching Ming Ancestor’s Food Deliveries

Tomb sweeping during Ching Ming Festival and returning hometown worship family’s ancestor; Is one of the most important customs and traditional activities for most Chinese in Macau. Since majority of Macau resident’s ancestors originate from Mainland China mainly; thus most seniors and young generations need to go back their hometown for worships during Ching Ming Festivals each year. Ching Ming...

The Lou Kou Hin Kei Myanmar Food

Patronising Hin Kei since childhood, Hin Kei Noodles has been its operations for more than 20 years; established historical Myanmar food and cultural influences in Macau. Like the neighboring Po Kei, Nga Tim, and San On Lok Yuen, they all mainly serve Southeast Asian Myanmar style noodles. Let’s go back to the migration trends led in the early 1970s. That...

The return of today’s Mandarin House

This year we’re lucky enough randomly selected in the “Cultural Guided Tour” organised by the Museum of Macau. The entire historic site tour last for three and a half hours, in which on site itineraries included the return of the Mandarin House. Unexpectedly would like to revisit again the ever every corner and detail of this heritage place. The Mandarin...

There’s a true and fake Lilau fountain?

Referring back in the ancient times (the Ming Dynasty presumably); It was fairly difficult for residents near Lilao area reaching up the mountain acquiring drinking water; An old lady witnessed such desparate situation, thus spent some money sending someone build a reservoir facilitating water collections. In odrer to commemorate the good deeds of this old lady, the well renamed till...