Showing posts from April, 2015

All Those Carbs at Jin Jin Hong Kong Cafe

Jin Jin Hong Kong Cafe
6224 18th Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11204

I have been utterly busy with school and work. I've also been sick and fighting a viral infection last week with a nasty cough. It's been awesome! I finally have a little down time to blog so here's a long overdue review I've been meaning to post.

Will and I have been to Jin Jin Hong Kong Cafe quite a few times. It's similar to a diner, but an Asian version. The interior, decor, and even down to the tables and seats has a diner vibe to it. They serve Hong Kong style cuisine, beverages, and also serve sushi and a few Japanese dishes.

Will, our friend Jimmy, and I came to Jin Jin for dinner one evening since he's never been here and we were hungry after a networking event.

Most of the time when you come to Jin Jing for lunch, dinner, or order take-out they usually have a complimentary soup which is pretty decent.

We ordered an appetizer - scallion pancake to share. It was a bit small for thre…

My Birthday Dinner at HOPHAP

204 Smith Street Brooklyn, NY 11201

Earlier this year, Will and I visited a Thai restaurant in Cobble Hill by the name of HOPHAP. Since I really enjoyed the ambiance, service, and food at this restaurant, I decided to host my birthday dinner here. It was a huge blast especially since we had a party of 18 people including myself and Will. 

A birthday dinner is not complete without a good and refreshing drink. I ordered the white lychee sangria and my girlfriend Diane ordered the red mango sangria. I tried both and I really liked my sangria because not did it taste like lychee, but it was also garnished with one and chunks of green apple. It was really light and refreshing!

On my side of the table, we had four different appetizers. The crispy calamari with sweet chili sauce was a lot more tastier than the ones we had during our first visit. They were a lot crispier and actually seasoned with a little salt. The triangle fried tofu with ground peanut and sweet chili sauce…