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Tsui Wah, Shanghai

Tsui Wah, Shanghai

#Went to my first one in Hong Kong, in 2003 #Love the bbq pork and roast pork #Gets crowded fast. Especially before and after the clubs open and close #The Pineapple buns are good and popular. Probably the best in Shanghai and most authentic #Lots of Hong Kong style drinks https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsui_Wah_Restaurant http://www.smartshanghai.com/venue/4326/Tsui_Wah_shanghai Tsui Wah 291号...
Fu Sing Shark Fin Seafood Restaurant, Hong Kong

Fu Sing Shark Fin Seafood Restaurant, Hong Kong

Good BBQ Pork – Char Siu is not that difficult to find. Siu Mei’s are often hit or miss. If you are polite and ask the right questions, you can more than often get a good cut of the BBQ Pork. But sometimes you just get the ideal slice . . . and that’s when...
Dining on Hong Kong’s Temple Street

Dining on Hong Kong’s Temple Street

Temple Street is the arguably Hong Kong’s most famous night market. Open from 4pm till late, there are over a hundred peddlers, stalls, and restaurants. If you are visiting Hong Kong, this is the best to stop by for little gifts and trinkets. Stretching over a couple of closed streets, you can find socks, underwear,...

Tai Cheong Bakery泰昌餅家 , Hong Kong

When you expect a item to taste a certain way, you are more likely to embrace it. But when it doesn’t come out the way you expect it, results, are more often than not, to be disastrous. But I am going to tell you a unique story about my egg tart at Tai Cheong Bakery....
Joy Hing 再興燒臘飯店, Hong Kong

Joy Hing 再興燒臘飯店, Hong Kong

Joy Hing is your typical Siu Mei, Cantonese Deli Restaurant located in Wan Chai. This is your greasy grimy hole-in-the-wall restaurant that everyone loves, but hates to admit. You sit on short round stool sharing tables with often 5 or 6 strangers, elbow to elbow. I think I’ve been to Joy Hing at least 10...
Yellow Door, Hong Kong

Yellow Door, Hong Kong

Located on the 6th floor in a non-descript office building in the crowded district of central is Yellow Door Kitchen. The Yellow Door Kitchen specializes the renown spicy Sichuan cuisine. The Michelin Guide recently awarded them Bib Gourmand, which emphasizes acceptable pricing standards for locals. The small restaurant, which can be reserved for private dining...
Delicious Kitchen 美味廚, Hong Kong

Delicious Kitchen 美味廚, Hong Kong

I had heard about their fried pork chop through friends in Hong Kong. Yet, strangely, fried pork chops aren’t even the part of Cantonese cuisine. But when you travel to someplace, the locals will boast about the best non-local cuisine. For instance, my buddy Mr. B, raved about Sushi in LA, or when Mr. K,...
King’s Palace 皇府, Hong Kong

King’s Palace 皇府, Hong Kong

One of the most treasured Asian culinary creations is Cantonese BBQ Pork. Known as Char Siu叉燒, this is a common dish from a Siu Mei 燒味, a small hole-in-the-wall Hong Kong style Chinese deli, which also specializes in Duck, Goose, Pork, and Chicken. You can easily recognize these little restaurants with the meats hanging in...
Kam Dau Kee 金兜記海鮮菜館, Hong Kong

Kam Dau Kee 金兜記海鮮菜館, Hong Kong

Roast Goose 燒鵝 is the preferred fowl in Hong Kong. Yet, geese are much more pricey than other winged animals, such as the duck or chicken, except maybe an ostrich. Economics is the reason why duck is so much more popular in Southern China and Hong Kong. If you ever see it on the menu,...
Tai Hing 太興, Hong Kong

Tai Hing 太興, Hong Kong

One of the more known styles of Cantonese cuisine is the Chinese Deli. Half butcher shop and half restaurant, the deli prepares, cooks, and serves popular meat dish of duck, chicken, pork, and sausage. You can’t miss them, with the roast pork and steamed chicken hanging in the windows. When I am in Hong Kong,...
Che’s Cantonese Restaurant 車氏粵菜軒, Wan Chai

Che’s Cantonese Restaurant 車氏粵菜軒, Wan Chai

Dim sum is Cantonese for desserts 點心 or 点心. This was evolved from Yum Cha – 飲茶 or to drink tea. In the olden days, travelers on the silk road and field labors would stop by these tea house for tea. These establishments started to just serve tea and later little dishes. Recent tradition calls for dim...
Kam Fung Cafe 金鳳茶餐廳, Wanchai, Hong Kong

Kam Fung Cafe 金鳳茶餐廳, Wanchai, Hong Kong

One of the best desserts in the world is the simple cantonese egg tart 蛋撻 or 蛋挞. There are a few accounts on the origins of the mini egg tarts, found today in Chinese Bakeries & Dim Sum Restaurants. I tend to believe the Portuguese story with the tart deriving from the pastel de nata....

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