More food lovin’ in Macau

[The contents of this post are from 29 Feb.]

During our lazy weekend in Macau, we didn’t make time to see the Venetian but we did manage to mosey our way down to Taipa. The main village area is a charming, playful melange of soft and bold pastels, fashionably worn storefronts, and purveyors of almond cookies and other Macanese treats enticing passerbys with freely-distributed samples.  It definitely has a kind of art deco thing going on, and considering how visually monochromatic I find Hong Kong at times, provided a much-appreciated change of scenery.

Before walking around, we stepped inside this cute place for lunch…

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…and had our last taste of Portuguese and Macanese fare for the weekend.

OGs (obligatory greens):

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Ginormous grilled veal and vegetable kebab:

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Plated product:

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Potato-cod fritters:

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Claypot lamb stew:

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We washed down the meal with some sangria, and made sure to save some room for dessert up the street, which included some serradura and a memorable creme caramel. And some free almond cookies, of course.

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It’s worth noting that there was another restaurant on this street called Pinocchio. Macau seriously rocks.

Galo
45 Rua dos Clerigos
Taipa Village
Taipa Island, Macau

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One thought on “More food lovin’ in Macau

  1. the lamb stew looks good. reminds me of lamb masala at spice root. kekee. is that ginormous kebab a portuguese thing? i feel like i’ve been to a restaurant before where they served something similar and i think it was some kind of ethnic food, but i forget..?

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