Bo Innovation | The Demon Chef’s Michelin Starred Restaurant

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Alvin Leung, the ‘Demon Chef’
Alvin Leung is a truly remarkable chef. He spent 20 years of his life working as an engineer, then 9 years ago with no prior training, he opened Bo Innovation, now a restaurant holding 2 Michelin stars. To put this feat of achievement into perspective, only 2 self-taught chefs have ever earned Michelin stars; the other was Heston Blumenthal.

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Kowloon Walled City Park and the Yamen Building

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Located in the Kowloon City District of Hong Kong, this tranquil park is a beautiful sanctuary of peace.

It’s a totally different world compared to what once stood on these grounds. From the mid-twentieth century, it used be a densely populated walled fortress, largely lawless and run by the triads. The notorious Kowloon Walled City was ripe with drugs, fugitives, prostitution and gambling. Such is the notoriety of the Walled City, it has even featured in films such as Jackie Chan’s Crime Story and games such as Call of Duty and Shenmue.

In 1993 after a lengthy eviction period, it was finally demolished.
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Take Cable Car to See The Big Buddha: Things to do in Hong Kong

The Tian Tan aka Big Buddha statue in HK

One of the must-do things when visiting Hong Kong is the Ngong Ping 360 experience followed by a climb up to see the Tian Tan Buddha, also known as the Big Buddha statue. It’s a great day out on Lantau Island and a refreshing escape away from the hustle and bustle of urban Hong Kong.

Start off at Tung Chung (last stop on the Tung Chung MTR line). There’s a cool water spray feature to amuse yourself with if you’re waiting for friends. And of course if you fancy spending some bucks beforehand, the Citygate retail outlet has a decent selection of shops (not cheap for an outlet though).

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