According to the U.S. State Department, the population of Macau is 508,000, and the area is 28.2 square kilometers.
Portugal staked out Macau as a colony around the year 1510, as a trading post.
On the peninsula many of the casinos and tourist attractions are within long walking distance of each other.
No visa is required for U.S. citizens to visit Macau or Hong Kong. For citizens of mainland China, a visa is required.
Macau is a small semi-autonomous part of China, about 40 miles to the west of Hong Kong by water.
Cantonese is the primary language of Macau, and Mandarin is also understood, but not preferred.
Although Macau has its own currency (called the pataca, or the MOP), the currency of choice in the casinos of Macau is the Hong Kong dollar.
According to the U.S. State Department, Macau is 95.7% Chinese by race. Of the other 4.3%, 1.7% is Portuguese.
First, let me say that I have absolutely no business reviewing restaurants.
In Hong Kong and Macau tipping has become the custom, but not to U.S. levels, yet.