Hong Kong Food Guide – A culinary adventure!

Home to people from different regions of China, Hong Kong is a melting pot of people from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds. This is why the independent region boasts a unique and decadent cuisine. Here’s what you need to know about food in Hong Kong.

 

Local food

Local Hong Kong food is mainly influenced by Cantonese, European, Japanese as well as Chinese cuisines. The food that is usually served at local eateries and restaurants are very flavourful and delicious some of the must-try dishes while you are in Hong Kong are Dim Sum, Roast Pork, Roast Goose and Soy sauce braised pigeon.

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Fine Dining

You can enjoy fine dining at specialized restaurants most of them offer a plush setting where you could enjoy a romantic dinner with the one you love. You could also join for a lavish dining experience if you are stationed at an upscale Chinese Restaurant in Wan Chai the likes of Dorsett Wanchai.

 

Vegetarian and Halal food

There are a number of restaurants in Hong Kong which serve vegetarian food but however if you are a Muslim, there are only a handful of places you could visit to enjoy Halal certified food better avoid street food and do some research, read food blogs in order to know the best place to dine which doesn’t obstruct your religious beliefs.

 

Hong Kong Desserts

You could find shops and stalls serving delicious desserts at almost all the places in Hong Kong. Some of the desserts you must-try during your time here are egg tarts, steamed milk pudding and mango pomelo sago.

 

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Traditional Dishes of Maldives – A nation with a unique culinary identity

Have you ever wondered how Maldivian food taste like? From warming curries to delicious seafood, Maldives offers something special for everyone. Try out the array of cuisine on offer in this part of Asia.

 

Fish

Thanks to the surrounding turquoise waters in the Maldives, there is no surprise that fish is the staple dish in this island. Ranging from lobster delicacies, crabs and the freshest catch of fish, anyone who visits the island will come across an exquisite seafood platter. Maldive fish or processed tuna is often used as pieces in many curries. You’ll find different types of fish to try out including little tunny, yellowfin, and frigate.

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Mas huni

Seafood lovers, rejoice! This dish is similar to a salad with simple seasonings of shredded coconut and onions added to fresh tuna. It’s a quick and easy recipe which is also used as an appetizer. The dish gets a bit savoury because of turmeric and cumin.

 

Where to try out these dishes?

A good way to begin scouring the region for the very best of its cuisine will be to first check into a preferred choice of accommodation. Consider staying at one of the best resorts in Maldives the likes of Naladhu Private Island Maldives which features its own selection of restaurants that offer mouth-watering local and international delicacies.

 

Hedhikaa

Hedhikaa is a short-eat or a snack popular among locals as well as tourists visiting the country. The best time to savour this snack is in the evening when Hedhikaa is freshly baked and warm! If you are having it for the first time, try to have it with black tea or coffee.

 

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Best Restaurants in Hong Kong – The foodie central in Asia

Hong Kong spells foodies central for those who have a passion to taste the flavours of the world! This is one place where one may find all sorts of Asian cooking that is sure to whet one’s appetite

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Lung King Heen

Overlooking the wondrous Vitoria Harbour, the wooden furniture with a hint of silver provides the ideal ambience for some amazing Cantonese food! If you are able to reserve a table, the menu will leave you undecided about what to order from a wide range of dishes including dim sum and roast meats.

Caprice

This is one of the Michelin Star restaurants in Hong Kong just a short distance away from Cosmo Hotel Hong Kong. Here is the best place to find French fine dining in Asia. At Caprice, the kitchen is an open one where several busy chefs are at work filling the entire space with tantalizing aromas.

Ronin

If you love booze and seafood, the place to enjoy a meal would be Ronin in Hong Kong. Select from a wide choice Japanese menu divided into 3 sections (raw, smaller and bigger) and select your favourite sake or whiskey.

Samsen

This is a restaurant in Wan Chai that any foodie is sure to love! Samsen serves some if of the best Thai noodles in town! Don’t forget the noisy, but friendly and easy-going atmosphere inside the restaurant.