JohannesAdriaYesterday, Chef Albert Adria, younger brother of fabled El Bulli's fabled Ferran Adria, came to Hong Kong for ONE day only to cook a special, by invitation only dinner at HK's hot spot of the moment, Catalunya. (While HKers love our Cantonese food, we crave variety too, and tapas are all the rage now.) Guess who was on hand to greet and exclusively interview Chef Adria? That's right: Little Adventures' senior host Johannes Pong. ...

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  When I first started studying Chinese characters--the kind you write with pen and paper, not the people kind--one of the first stories I read straight through was about an ancient Emperor who delighted in keeping songbirds in cages. Nowadays in Hong Kong we don't have any Emperors floating about, but we still have some very elegant gentlemen who practice the art of what I will call "Song Bird-ery". I started noticing them years ago on my walks around Sheung Wan, and now they are like old friends, since so many of our Little Adventures in Hong Kong routes take us through their domain. Here, in one of those blah, concrete-happy Hong Kong vest pocket parks, where you enter to a big sign that "welcomes" you with a list of no-nos) the Bird Gentlemen feed their finches, tell their tales....

We had a fabulous time working with CNN on Anthony Bourdain's "Parts Unknown Foodie Challenge" last week. CNN has an awesome photo essay that captures all the action of the event here. We also grabbed some snapshots of our Little Adventures in Hong Kong team hard at work judging which two of the 12 teams had the best all around foodie knowledge....

    We are very, very excited to team with CNN Hong Kong and Anthony Bourdain on Saturday, October 5 for the Parts Unknown Foodie Challenge! We've put our heads together to come up with an amazing foodie treasure hunt race that will take you (and your teammates) to some of Hong Kong's tastiest eateries. If you can find the secret places and the special local foods we've chosen AND handle yourself like a pro in some of our city's most demanding kitchens, you will have a shot at the grand prize: a trip for two for Tokyo. (Second prize is not so bad either, we think: Little Adventures in Hong Kong is contributing one of our Won-ton-a-thon private guided foodie walks to the lucky runners up.) Do you think you have what it takes to be a...

Our friends at the Four Seasons, one of Hong Kong's best hotels, have flattered us indeed. In this month's issue of their luxury Four Seasons Magazine, they feature an article called "Beginner's Guide to China," a selection of their favorite attractions throughout the country. For Hong Kong, they have but one insider recommendation: Little Adventures. Here's what they had to say.

Eat your way through Hong Kong. The best way to get to know the real Hong Kong is to eat and to walk, delving into traditional neighbourhoods that can still be found amid the gleaming skyscrapers. Little Adventures in Hong Kong, helmed by a group of plugged-in food, travel and lifestyle journalists and bloggers, is your go-to tour. Tours are limited to just three people and can be customized (for example, you can do a “won-ton-athon”). One...

Oh, we do love the Star Ferry! But Hong Kong, a city of countless islands, has a dozen or more other little boats that are even more fun to discover. When you come on a Little Adventure in Hong Kong, we'll introduce you to some of our favorite ferry rides. Like this one:

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