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Chick It Out!

In recent years, a lot of eateries in Belfast have hatched with a poultry-centered menu. And let’s face it, chicken, it’s not the most exotic farmyard creature really. 603 more words

Where to eat in Hong Kong

I visited Hong Kong recently and have now come into agreement with whoever says Hong Kong is a foodie haven.

I was there for a 4D3N getaway and managed to squeeze 14 eateries into our itinerary. 415 more words


Hong Kong 2014

On the way home from Japan we stopped over in Hong Kong for a few days, by the second day I was pretty sure I had contracted ebola or similar so was confined to the hotel. 487 more words


Yardbird - still something to crow about

On a previous trip to Hong Kong, a friend recommended I check out the then-recently opened Yardbird. I first went there on my birthday and it’s one of the restaurants I hold the fondest memories of from my travels so far. 1,488 more words


On March 12, 1955.

On March 12, 1955, Charles Parker, Jr. died aged 35. By being the leading figure in the development of bebop and inventor of revolutionary harmonic ideas including rapid passing chords, new variants of altered chords and chord substitutions, “Yardbird” or “Bird” gained the status of one of the most influential and important musicians in the history of jazz. 28 more words

Vegas, baby

Man, for someone who is going to be giving a talk on Making Blogging a Habit in three weeks, I’m not doing a stellar job, am I? 351 more words