Category Archives: Hong Kong

Dried fried beef hor fun @ Ho Hung Kee

Hong Kong, home to a huge array of cheap local restaurants, some of which, for some reason or another have gained themselves a Michelin star. One Dim Sum, Ho Hung Kee and Tim Ho Wan are a few of these. … Continue reading

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Battle of the beef brisket in Hong Kong

To me, beef brisket noodles (牛腩面) is one of those heart warming dishes that just hits the happy spot. There is something about tender, fatty braised beef brisket in a warming bowl of rice noodles that is just so comforting. … Continue reading

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HK’s best egg tart @ Tai Cheong Bakery

Is this Hong Kong’s most famous egg tart (蛋撻)? Look at that smooth silky shine. DROOL! Favoured by ex-British governor Chris Patten, Tai Cheong Bakery (泰昌餅家) makes a unique shortcrust base pastry using almond meal instead of flour. The egg tarts … Continue reading

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Cheap eats at Tim Ho Wan, the dimsum specialists

I won’t lie. I am a sucker for hype. Yes all that ‘cheapest Michelin star’ in the world kind of hype. Which is why I can’t believe that we have never visited Tim Ho Wan (添好運點心專門店) for a meal before. After … Continue reading

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Sweet tofu dessert @ Kung Wo Dou Bun Chong, Sham Shui Po

Very much inspired by this excellent Sham Shui Po ‘food crawl’ by e*ating, we followed our visit to Lau Sum Kee with a visit to Kung Wo Dou Bun Chong (公和荳品廠). This Hong Kong institution is well known for its soy bean … Continue reading

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Lau Sum Kee, Sham Sui Po

Our search for Hong Kong’s best noodles, let us to Lau Sum Kee’s Noodles (劉森記麵家).These noodles are made in the traditional bamboo or jook-sing (竹昇) method which involves using a bamboo roller to press the eggs, flour and other ingredients together. According … Continue reading

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