Thursday, December 4

Zoe Cafe & Cake Shop, Hong Kong

Moi, a lazy waste of space? Guil-tee as charged!

After dinner at Itamae Sushi, Sanny took us to charming Zoe Cafe & Cake Shop that was located at a quieter spot of Causeway Bay.

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I like the blueberry cheesecake slice, which wasn't even my choice to begin with. The blueberry, cream cheese and digestive base shared the spotlight equally, resulting in a light but assertive taste.

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Zoe is apparently known for her 1459, a mille feuille layered with custard. I thought it was 'meh, comme ci comme ca'. Could it be that it was almost closing time and the puff pastry had gone stodgy and stiff?

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Out of the other smallish pastries, the Mud Cake looked most capable to satisfying my sweet tooth. However, I will admit it wasn't the smartest option after a big dinner at Itamae Sushi. It was undeniably potent but by the end of it, I wasn't feeling high on chocolate, just heavy with cake.

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If you want chocolate, I recommend the ganache tart, a rich intense tribute to chocolate lovers. Punch without the paunch.

Now for the unsavory part: there is a HKD$50 minimum charge per person but frankly a cake and a pot of tea will tide you over easily.

Zoe Cake in 3 words : Petite Pricey Pastries.

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Zoe Cafe & Cake Shop
G/F Sunning Plaza
Sunning Rd
Causeway Bay

4 comments:

Diana said...

You didn't try the Zoe cake? With the smiley face?

Agreed about the pricey petite cakes. It's more of a try-one-time experience.

yixiaooo said...

they were sold out =(

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ms M said...

you didn't miss much...
i tried and it was..'meh'.