A living network that promotes and supports the small businesses and community initiatives that are crucial to the well-being of our neighborhoods.

Hao De Lai Xiao Long Bao Dian, Hong Kong

When it comes to Xiao Long Bao or Shanghainese food in Hong Kong, Taiwan’s Ding Tai Fung ( naturally comes to mind. No doubt Ding has been serving up some … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Happy New Year!!!

Wishing you all Neighborhoodworms a Happy New Year!! More importantly let’s help continue to support the good old neighborhood joints that we treasure this year. For this new year entry … Continue reading

January 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

When in doubt support the little guy

“When in doubt support the little guy.” Of course, this is sometimes not so easy in our daily lives.  And no wonder, since the big brands and big businesses want … Continue reading

November 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Waiting for the urban revolution to hit Hong Kong…

Whenever I travel I am thrilled when I see bikes on the road. It used to be that only a few European cities like Copenhagen and Zurich were really bike friendly, … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · 1 Comment

Leung Chuen Lay -Knife Sharpener(梁全利鋼刀較剪), Kowloon City, Hong Kong

Have you ever had a problem with the dull knives in your kitchen? That’s something that I experienced recently and I brought my 10+ year old Henckels knife to this … Continue reading

November 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Tiny Shop in Yau Ma Tei, Hong Kong

This is a tiny shop underneath a staircase of an old building in Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon, Hong Kong. Those two working inside look like a husband and wife team, … Continue reading

March 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Rice Container, Kowloon City, Hong Kong

This is what store keepers at traditional general goods store (集貨店) or rice shop in Hong Kong used to store and sell rice. This one is quite beat-up as you … Continue reading

March 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Trash Matters: A new approach to waste?

The saying goes that “Chinese care about input, not about output” and anyone who has had to visit a public toilet or stand next to a garbage bin in China … Continue reading

March 9, 2012 · 1 Comment

Tim Ho Wan, Dim Sum Specialist 添好運點心專門店 , Shum Shui Po, Hong Kong

Tim Ho Wan is famous for their exquisite dim sum at reasonable prices. But their Mong Kok location is constantly full with a line of people waiting outside ALL THE TIME. … Continue reading

March 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Global Jewelry, Hong Kong

Possibly the smallest shop in Hong Kong (or elsewhere)! This shop redefines what claustrophobia is. Don’t misunderstand, this is not a jewelry shop where you buy jewelry from, but a … Continue reading

February 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

奇香餅家,Kowloon, Hong Kong

When we think of bakeries and cake shops nowadays (2012) in Hong Kong, Saint Honore (聖安娜), Arome (東海堂) or Maxim’s (美心) are the default choices. After all these chains respectively … Continue reading

February 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

大和堂, Kowloon City, Hong Kong

This may be one of the oldest Chinese medical clinics in Hong Kong. Previously I have been inundated with numerous pills at a local western medicine doctor at a reputable … Continue reading

February 13, 2012 · Leave a comment