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Authentic Hong Kong flavor at these restaurants

2018-08-22 10:22:31

CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- When it comes to Hong-Kong-style snacks, one may think of TVB programs, the Cantonese classic songs, and the Hong Kong stars who never lose their celebrity halo even after decades... Many people still have strong feelings for Hong Kong. So now, let’s check out some Hong-Kong-style restaurants in Chongqing and enjoy the taste of old Hong Kong!

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Kong Kee Cafe & Restaurant 老港冰室

The boss is from Hong Kong, so the taste is still very authentic. Because there are only two people in the restaurant, the speed is relatively slow, and there are not many seats but the taste is good. The egg tarts in the restaurant are slightly different from the tarts of the general cake shops. Its surface is relatively crisp, and the core is not greasy. The pineapple bun is soft and hot outside, and it is also served with chilled butter. After smearing it, the taste is very good.

Address: F6 Building 19, Tower D, Longfor Times Paradise Walk, Daping, Yuzhong District

Average: 61 yuan/person

Recommendation: egg tart, pineapple bun, Rice with Pork and Fried Egg

The Lane Tea Restaurant 来龙里冰室

The store's environment is very simple, with small furnishings everywhere and mini bottles and cans. You can order a spicy Australian beef sandwich. The beef tastes better than the chicken, because it is more refreshing and the spiciness is just right. Buy a cup of Dream Star sparkling water, pour the purple water into the lemon and grapefruit sauce, then it will turn pink, and the taste of sour and sweet is very suitable for summer.

Address: L5-12, Tower C, Longfor Times Paradise Walk, Daping, Yuzhong District

Average: 58 yuan/person

Recommendation: Iced Mini Pineapple Bun, Chicken Feet with Abalone Sauce, Spring Rolls Stuffed with Shrimps

Hong Kong Cafe 香港冰室

The restaurant in the five-star hotel is decorated in the style of Hong-Kong-style restaurant culture in the 1970s and 1980s, combining Hong-Kong-style nostalgia with modern fashion. The Shrimp Dumpling, the hot Steamed Creamy Pineapple, the delicious Rice Roll Filled Shrimp, the soft Pineapple Bun with Butter, the soft Steamed Chicken Feet... Every dish is the classic Guangdong and Hong Kong morning tea, and accompanied by a cup of chrysanthemum tea, one may expect a beautiful day.

Address: 28/F, Marriot Hotel, No. 9, Yanyu Road, Nan’an District

Average: 112 yuan/person

Recommendation: Shrimp Dumpling, Honey BBQ Pork Puff and Pineapple Bun

Tim Wan Lai Hong Kong Dim Sum Specialty Restaurant 添运来香港点心专门店

This is a morning tea shop specializing in snacks. The simple environment allows you to taste their snacks more intently. The most famous Hong-Kong-style meal is Contonese morning tea. This shop has a wide variety of morning teas with enough amount. Among them, layers of flaky pastry can be seen on the BBQ Pork Pastry which taste crispy, the pork inside tastes tender and it is very impressive.

Address: No. 9,Section C, EXC, Nan’an District

Average: 69 yuan/person

Recommendation: Shrimp Dumpling and Steamed Creamy Bun

Evergreen Cantonese Cafe 靓记港式茶餐厅

This is a Hong-Kong-style tea restaurant with a good reputation in Chongqing tea restaurants. Although the location of the shop is not easily found, word of mouth helped its popularity and the business is still very good. Food are relatively cheap compared with the operation. Shrimp dumplings not only have large shrimps inside, but the shrimp intestines have been removed. The taste of all kinds of dishes is very authentic, and it is a restaurant visited by many repeat customers.

Address: Basement 1/F, on the back of the fountain at Harbor Plaza Hotel, Yuzhong District

Average: 62 yuan/person

Recommendation: Shrimp Dumpling, Stir-Fried Rice Noodles with Beef

(Translated by Yang Lifu, Fathom Language Limited)

Editor:Jiang Yiwei