What to Eat in Hong Kong – The Delicacies You Should not Miss!

If you’re a foodie visiting Hong Kong, you won’t be at a loss when you decide to embark on your food adventures. Here are a few dishes you must try.

 

Hong Kong style French toast

This beloved afternoon snack can be found in almost any diner that you visit when in Hong Kong! Called sai dou see, this version of French toast comes with a generous amount of peanut butter slathered in between slices of bread and deep-fried to achieve the crispiest exterior!

 

Beef brisket noodles

You’ll find this delicacy at several restaurants in central Hong Kong, even at hotels such as The Murray Hong Kong. The beef in this dish is melt in your mouth tender!

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Hong Kong style egg tart

A bakery staple in the city, the tart is popular for its smooth and silky texture and sweetness. The best time to eat this sweet treat is when it’s right out of the oven, this is when the flavour is at its optimum! The tart comes with two types of crust: the shortbread crust or the flaky puff crust, you can choose your pick!

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Bubble Tea

Despite not originating from Hong Kong, bubble tea is a local favourite. You can select the level of sweetness you need and opt to leave the milk out if you choose to.

 

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Ultimate Food Guide for Hong Kong – Delightful Flavours of Hong Kong

Cuisine in Hong Kong is a delight for the tongue indeed, however, the food culture here could be a little bit hectic. Therefore, it is essential that you prepare yourself to sit in crowded places and ushered out as soon as you’ve finished your meal. Nonetheless, here are a few places to try out some treats when in Hong Kong.

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Kam Wah Café

This is a lovely little café located at 47 Bute Street, Prince Edward. If you happen to drop by, try out their pineapple buns and flaky egg tarts that just melt in your mouth. Don’t forget to wash it all down with a steaming cup of milk tea too.

 

Lan Fong Yuen

The best part about this restaurant is its Hong Kong Sock-pulled milk tea! You’ll just have to try some of that deliciousness with a plate of French toast served with kaya or chicken chop with spring onions and vegetables. Regardless, they all taste amazing!

 

Sun Heung Yueng

This café is famed for its scrambled egg and beef sandwiches. It seems that when visiting here for the first time, not ordering the legendary sandwich almost seems like a mockery of the whole thing! Therefore, don’t forget to definitely try some on your Kowloon dining quest.

 

Dim Sum Square

What is a visit to Hong Kong worth without a bite of dim sum? Dim Sum Square is the ultimate place for your first try at the food. local cuisine such as this might also be served at hotels like Dorsett Mongkok Hotel in Hong Kong.

 

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Hunter Valley: the oldest wine region in Australia – Australia’s oldest wine region

Hunter Valley is popular as the oldest wine region in Australia which dates back to the 19th century. This era is also known as the birth of Australian wine which we all now taste with pleasure. Here are some facts about Hunter Valley that you never knew!

 

The climate

Although Hunter Valley is expected to have a Mediterranean climate as all the other parts of Australia do, the climate here is more of a humid subtropical one. Thus, this is known as one of the hottest and wettest wine regions in Australia.

Hunter’s wine regions

The Hunter region comprises of 03 sub-regions namely the Broke Fordwich, Pokolbin, and the Upper Hunter Valley. If you are planning your vacation at Hunter Valley hotels in close proximity to wine regions and yards, Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort located in Central Pokolbin will be a good option to consider.

Viticulture

For viticulture activities in Hunter Valley, there are no restrictions. Growers have their complete freedom to cultivate any type of grape that they wish and follow any procedure to get the maximum harvest. Vintage season rains could cause the harvests to get damaged and there could also be some other unavoidable hazards that could harm the harvests greatly.

Grape varieties

The most cultivated types of grapes in the Hunter Valley are Chardonnay, Semillon, Verdelho, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot.

 

 

Fritzjames Stephen is a travel writer, who writes content based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life.