Photos and captions by Xue Feng.
Fishballs, stinky tofu, ‘pineapple’ bun, sweet tofu soup, chicken feet, claypot rice, Yung Kee’s roast goose, roast pigeon, snake soup, typhoon-shelter crab, egg noodles, congee and lotus seed paste – are just few Cantonese dishes you need to try.
Xue recorded her trip to Hong Kong by taking snapshots of the city and its worldwide recognized cuisine. Discover some of the best Hong Kong restaurants: the 90 years old Dim Sum Lin Heung Tea House, the mob’s crime place of Luk Yu Tea House and more.
160-164 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong | website
This 90 years old Dim Sum place is one of the few authentic ones left in Hong Kong. They still keep the tradition well and many people have been frequent customers since their young age.
Specialties: Steamed Chicken Bun (雞球大包), Shumai Made with Liver (豬膶燒賣), Whole Winter Melon Soup (冬瓜盅), Pa Wong Duck (蓮香霸王鴨) and Stuffed Mud Carp (八寶鴨). (Wikipedia)
24 Stanley Street | website
Established in 1933, it is known for its colonial style, adherence to tradition and loyal long-time customers. In 2001 businessman Harry Lam Hon-lit was shot dead at point-blank range by a Hong Kong triad boss while eating breakfast at Luk Yu. (Wikipedia)
G/F, 65-65A Peel Street, Soho, Central | website
“So fucking good” Hong Kong-brewed craft beer that is truly local. (Time Out)
46-58 Arthur Street, Yau Ma Tei Kowloon | website
The creation of a clay pot rice is simple: white rice and your topping of choice cooked on a traditional charcoal fire in a clay pot. (Foodie)
63 Pilkem St, Jordan | website
One of the favorite places in Hong Kong for Chinese milk desserts.
Currently working as a freelancer graphic designer, Xue uses the freedom to experiment with different lifestyles by living among cities of Japan and China while having Toronto as the third base of operation.
Art and design, together accompanied with travelling as the by-product, have helped her interpret the world with different sets of acquired aesthetics. The magnificence of nature and the abundance of various cultures have inspired Xue to practice design as a way of celebration of life experience.
Photos are copyright © Xue Feng.