The origins of the eggette or gai daan jai (which literally translates to little chicken eggs) are unknown, despite being ingrained in the memories of Hong Kong people. According to the Kowloon City vendor, Mr. Lee: “Enterprising post-war generation created the egg-shaped mold to make up for an eggless batter, as eggs used to be a luxury.” Continue reading →
If you are looking for the ultimate authentic HK dining experience you definitely have to try Kowloon City district. It’s a cluster of south East Asia cuisine. Its cheap, its dirty, you’ll find the true HK style kind of restaurant. Pad Thai Thai is no exception; you have to wash your own tableware as soon as you seat and you can choose to eat either in the small room inside either on the beautiful patio outside… Continue reading →
I’m not used yet to this city and to its food, it has been only a week I’m in HK and I’m determined to find good enjoyable local food.
One of the criteria to spot a good food outlet in a foreign city is to look for the longest cue outside a restaurant, if the cue is made up by locals is for sure good quality food at honest prices.