Thursday, July 31, 2008

Jackie Chan's Studio

With his own logo!

Monday, July 28, 2008

Lights of Hong Kong

Here are a few more evening pics. Below is a view of HK we haven't shown yet . . . let the partying begin!

Buildings of the International Finance Center . . . you may recognize from Batman!

And M's favorite building - named The Center - at night, it is constantly changing colors - think ROYGBIV!

Friday, July 25, 2008

Home Decorating - HK Style

We recently went out and about with our visitor P (thanks for coming - we had an awesome time)!! Due to the rain, we ended up doing some mall ratting, which is generally not that difficult given the malls are more predominant here than pizza places in NYC! Anyway, we came across a lovely home goods store and felt we had to share. Someone will be getting one for xmas this year . . .

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Armani Galore

The building where M works is known as Chater / Armani house. The Armani name is a recent addition and reflects the fact that most of the stores on its 2 retail levels are outlets for various items Armani. See below - you'll note that Georgio is involved in more enterprises than commonly known. And according to Wikipedia, we can expect an Armani airline in 2010 (NY - Milan - Dubai)!

Armani Florist

Armani Creme Nera - for all your cosmetics needs

Armani Dolci - for designer pigout sessions

Armani Casa

Armani Libri - a mind is a terrible thing to waste. To hell with Oprah and her bookclub!

Armani Bar - picture coming shortly.

And finally, you can't miss out on the biggest movie of the year!

Saturday, July 19, 2008

Another Reason to Visit HK - UPDATED

We have been required to update this entry due to the recent arrival of the Pizza Hut takeout menu. . . .

If you are having trouble reading the description, it says:

Introducing the new Sausage Bites Pizza from Pizza Hut. Keep releasing the fun and delicious taste! Discover 26 juicy bites filled with cheesy honey-sausage. They're twistable. They're fun to pop into your mouth. And they come topped with crispy pepperoni, delicious meet [sic] cubes and mouth-watering peach. Step in today. A fun treat awaits little kids and big kids alike!

You may also note that you can get a Sausage Bites combo, which includes the delight described above, your choice of 1 baked spaghetti bolognese or portuguese chicken rice, your choice of 1 french style escargots with mashed potato or chef de chicken drummets and your choice of 2 cans of pepsi or 2 cream of chicken mushroom soups. All of HK$205 - US$25!

There are some other exciting descriptions on this page - we recommend that you click on the picture and see (including the pizza upgrade).

PS - a plain cheese pizza is not a menu option.

Bring your appetite!!!

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Nerd Alert

F went to the Sam Tung Uk Museum which is a rebuilt walled Hakka village with her friend P . . . one of the "activities" was to try on a traditional Hakka hat . . . enjoy the nerditude!

Monday, July 14, 2008

Sudden Storm

So we were out on our balcony enjoying a nice breeze. Since it is the rainy season, it was a bit overcast . . . however, in the course of 3 or so minutes, our view changed quickly . . .

By the way, the building in most of these pictures is the International Commerce Center which will be the tallest building in HK and the third tallest in the world. At the top will be a Ritz-Carlton, expected to be the highest hotel in the world.

Friday, July 4, 2008

Fleeing Hong Kong

A couple of days after Typhoon Fengshen, there were a large number of boats in Victoria Harbor. We presume they had come closer to land to stay safe in one of the typhoon shelters . . . anyway, here is a glimpse of the mass exodus.