Hong Kong Yummy Food

A Touch of the Cantonese Culinary Delights

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.

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莲香楼 Lin Heung Tea House

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)

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This lady who sat next to me was sharing her Three-Finger Tea-Pouring Kongfu with us. She’s been a royal customer here for over 20 years.

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Hong Kong Food

Traditionally, the waitress will carry this cart and walk around with food for customers to choose from. Since the business got so crazy with limited space, nowadays the customers will follow a self-service system where they go to the food station to get whatever they want.

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Hong Kong Food

Sometimes the waitress walks around.

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Some proof of its 90 years old history.

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It’s very very typical to share table with strangers because the seating is so limited.

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There is a food menu you can choose from too.

陸羽茶室 Luk Yu Tea House

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)

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Hong Kong Food

Hong Kong Food

Hong Kong Food

何蘭正 65 Peel

G/F, 65-65A Peel Street, Soho, Central | website

“So fucking good” Hong Kong-brewed craft beer that is truly local. (Time Out)

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四季煲仔飯 Four Seasons Pot Rice

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)

Oyster Cake

Oyster Cake

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Hong Kong Food

Chinese sausage and pork with rice, clay pot

Chinese sausage and pork with rice, clay pot

港澳義順牛奶公司 Yee Shun Dairy Company

63 Pilkem St, Jordan | website

One of the favorite places in Hong Kong for Chinese milk desserts.

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Xue Feng

Xue Feng

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.


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