To My Aunt Eva

The below is something I wrote for my Intermediate Writing of Creative Nonfiction class back in university. Made minor edits since all I could retrieve was a first draft of this piece prior to the various workshopping my class and I did on it. But wanted to have it somewhere properly documented!

It’s the strangest coincidence, but today is also Eva’s birthday. Of all days to get a random lightbulb moment for me to check my old school emails for this draft…wacky.

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Affordable Michelin-starred dining: Tim Ho Wan

After watching Jiro Dreams of Sushi about a year ago, I’ve had a curiosity towards Michelin stars. Of course, being usually broke, I never really bothered to think about dining at a Michelin starred restaurant, but then this summer I came back to Hong Kong.

Hong Kong happens to have 70+ restaurants that made it into the Michelin Guide for 2016. One of these has been in the guide since 2010, and when it first made the guide, it was known as being the most affordable restaurant with a Michelin star. The restaurant is Tim Ho Wan, and they serve dimsum.


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