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.

 

Catalina Forbes is a travel writer who bases her content on many thrilling escapades experienced across the world. Google+