Chinese/Dim Sum, Hong Kong

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    local Chinese restaurants: dim sum

    by Quinevere Written Oct 6, 2003

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    You can try the traditional chinese dim sum in any of the local chinese restaurants. Most of the dim sum are steamed on bamboo steamer which is vital in Chinese cooking before the wok. The bamboo can absorb condensation so that moisture doesn't drop back on the food and make it soggy.

    Favorite Dish: shrimp har gow,
    pork dumpling ( siu mai),
    fried egg roll ( chun kuen),
    shrimp rice noodle,
    BBQ pork rice noodle,
    fried bean curd rolls with shrimps,
    steamed chicken feet with black bean sauce,
    hom sui gok,
    steamed beef meat ball,
    fried taro cake,
    chiu chow fun gor,
    sticky rice in lotus leaf

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    Chinese/Dim Sum: What a Bargin!!!

    by sahel578 Written Sep 13, 2003

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    In the Metropolis Mall (7 Metropolis Drive, Hung Hom) there is this Seafood Restaurant.. though the name escapes me... I was staying at the Harbour Plaza Metropolis hotel next door, (not to be confused with the Harbour Plaza hotel).. so this restaurant was a delightful surprise. The dim sum was delicious and so very inexpensive.. they even have an English menu of sorts..
    For dim sum breakfast for 2.. and we are hearty eaters.. $11 USD including 10 % service charge.

    Favorite Dish: Sticky Rice with Chicken... the deep fried spring rolls.. the egg tart.. all YUM!!!

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    Dining in Hong Kong: Dining in Hong Kong

    by Kurtdhis Written Apr 8, 2003

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    Many of Hong Kong's visitors come to the dynamic and bustling port city for one thing only--to dine. No one is quite sure how many eating places there are in Hong Kong, but there are some 6,000 licensed restaurants. The variety of cuisine, ambiance, and price range is unbeatable. Although there is something for almost everyone, the major culinary glory of Hong Kong is its Chinese restaurants: the true gourmet can depend on finding the finest ingredients, chefs, and standards of service in the world.

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    AndreasK's Restaurant Tip

    by AndreasK Written Sep 7, 2002

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    Favorite Dish: You should try some of the culinary delights of the Cantonese cuisinelike barbecued meats, especially 'char siu' (sweet barbecued pork) and 'siu ngor' (barbecued goose), shark's fin soup, double-boiled soups, prawns and crabs steamed or cooked in black sauce, gluey congee (thick Cantonese rice porridge), or dim sum.

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    Dim Sum

    by seagoingJLW Written Sep 7, 2002

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    Dim Sum

    Favorite Dish: Hong Kong is known for Dim Sum. There are standard shrimp dumplings. There are small chow snacks of mixed meats and vegetables. There are bean curd rolls. There are deep fried taro vegetable puffs. There is steamed tripe in black bean and chili sauce.

    This is only a small sample.

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    The restaurant was called Jade...

    by smoox Written Sep 2, 2002

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    The restaurant was called Jade Garden, somewhere in Kowloon. But you´ll find this kind anywhere.
    Dim Sum is a variety of smaller dishes. The steaming pots and plates are moved around in the big room on trolleys, and you pick the dish you´d like. It´s an adventure - you never know what you´ll get. Wonderful!

    Uh, oh, mustn´t forget: Dim Sum is for lunch only.

    Favorite Dish: Dim Sum! Definitely Dim Sum!

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    Dim Sum in Cantonese it means...

    by Audrey118 Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Dim Sum
    in Cantonese it means Touch the Heart
    I like their refurbished look. It gives you a nostalgic feel - like a eateries in the 60s!!! with all those pictures of chinese maiden on the wall.

    Favorite Dish: Lots of traditional Dim Sum, and also simple homestyle cooking. I like their simple food - reminds me of at home cooking like grandma made. Things like steamed chicken, steamed minced meat etc.

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    'Tea restaurants' are really...

    by isabelkao Updated Aug 25, 2002

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    'Tea restaurants' are really worthy trying. You can find various kinds of food on their menu: western, Chinese and some HK invention! Rice, noodles and dim sum are always good choices.

    Favorite Dish: Wan Tan noodles, Dim Sum, Deserts.

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  • As a tourist, it'll be silly...

    by Pegasus74 Updated Aug 25, 2002

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    As a tourist, it'll be silly to go for fast-food in Hong Kong cuz its local Cantonese cuisine is incredibly superb. The city also offers full gamut of world wide cuisine, unrestricting your dining choice. Whatever variety, you absolutely oughtta step into any 'Dim Sum' restaurant and taste the array of snack-sized delicacies by choosing what appeals from passing trolleys. Such kind of food is what the locals will consume for breakfast or lunch, and that's when the restaurants are packed with crowds.


    I have always like to settle for beef with rice sticks and pepper sauteed with black bean sauce or simply dumpling variety bagged for a meal.


    I can't really come out with the where answers. But if I've got a chance to revisit this culinary land, I'm sure I'll pin the answers here loud and clear.

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    by KOGU Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Favorite Dish: U have to try to eat 'Tenshin'.

    This is a typical Chinese Food,
    which is served by a small basket.
    There is a few 'Tenshin' inside one basket.
    So U need to eat several basket to fill your stomach.
    U should try a lot of different 'Tenshin' and
    enjoy looking for your favorit taste.
    I strongly recomend to go there with somebody.
    Then you can enjoy a lot of kind of 'Tenshin'.
    I don't know how many kind of taste 'Tenshin' have,
    but this would be uncountable.

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  • chinese restaurants and the...

    by sheeyg Written Aug 24, 2002

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    chinese restaurants and the tea cafe

    Favorite Dish: Must order the dumplings like ~siu loan bao~, ~cha siu bao~, ~ha gao~ and ~siu mai~. Also, must try the chinese desserts ~hung dou sai~ which is like a sweety soup made of red beans.

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    There are some excellent...

    by Dick_Loudon Written Aug 24, 2002

    There are some excellent Hakka-style restaurants. Worth at least 2 meals. Ask local friends, business associates, or hotel concierge for advice.

    Favorite Dish: Anything with Cha Siu (BBQ Pork); super dim sums; shark fin soup; sea cucumber (yes, I really do like it).

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    Lok Yah Lau: Yummy Dimsum

    by barbie_sunrise Written Oct 9, 2008

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    Lok Yah Lau serves different kinds of Chinese cuisine. It is located at the Basement, Silvercord Centre (Tsim Sha Tsui). Regular Dimsum starts at HKD 10.

    Favorite Dish: Delicious Dim sum

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    Chinese/Dim Sum: Fried Dumplings

    by daryll Written Jan 6, 2006

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    Delicious fried dumplings

    Favorite Dish: Frieds Dumpling is also a must try. From spring rolls to barbeque mince in puff rolls, is a heavenly savouries.

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    Don't miss the Peking Duck!!!

    by katie_park Updated Jun 15, 2003

    Favorite Dish: At the time when roasted Peking Duck was brought to us by a chef, we were indeed impressed by such glittering duck with sweet smell...that was my first time to taste and i just loved it!!

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