Aside from being known for its architectural juxtaposition of traditional and modern buildings, bustling streets filled with life and culture, and for being a central point for quick travel when in Southeast Asia, Hong Kong is also well established as a foodie paradise. In fact, the food hub scene in Hong Kong is so vivid that just the mere mention of it gives a potent sense of synesthesia. You know we’re right!
Did that make you miss travelling to Hong Kong even more? Since jetting off is not yet advisable at the moment, don’t fret as you can still get to travel by taste with the Hong Kong food experience*.
If you're in Malaysia, get your Hong Kong food favourites via Grab Food and use code 'IMISSHK' on participating restaurants. Stationed in Singapore? Drop by participating establishments and follow the cues below. Now, let's start our food crawl itinerary!
Breakfast: Mui Kee Congee
Start your day with a piping hot bowl of congee from Mui Kee that will immediately take you back to the lively streets of Mongkok at every spoonful. Made of rice mashed with century eggs that are cooked together over a tedious five-hour process to bring out the flavours to its full potential, this indulging comfort food is a simple yet hearty meal you just can’t resist having in the mornings, especially when prepping for a packed itinerary during your Hong Kong travels.
Find it in Singapore: Mui Kee Congee now offers a ‘Miss You Hong Kong’ special bundle set at SGD51.36 from 12 October to 15 November 2020. This includes a delicious bowl of two Parrot Fish Belly Congee, one Drunken Chicken in Shaoxing Wine, one Poached Kai Lan, one Crispy Dough Fritters, and two Grass Jelly with Logan Desserts that’s available for dine-in, takeaway and delivery.
Lunch: Kam’s Roast
This renowned Michelin Star restaurant is proof that you don't necessarily need to break the bank for top-tier food with its affordable yet mouthwatering selection of quality roasts. Hard to take your pick between their best-selling Roast Duck platter or their wide variety of Char Siu? That’s what the Top 4 Authentic Hong Kong Roast Platter is for!
Find it in Singapore: Given its local and tourism success, Kam’s Roast has since expanded to various parts of Asia. If you find yourself craving for its authentic flavours, you can flash the“100 Reasons to Miss Hong Kong” campaign logo at any of the Singapore branches listed below to enjoy 15 per cent off from your total dine-in bill from 12 October to 15 November 2020.
Afternoon treats: Joy Luck Tea House
Food places become legendary when they’re endorsed not just by locals but also high-profile celebrities hailing from the country. For Hong Kong, that’s Joy Luck Tea House. Serving as a favourite to well-known personalities such as Chow Yun-Fat and Liza Wang Ming-Chuen, this 45-year-old bakery based in Kowloon is known for their buttery egg tarts and heart-shaped pandan chiffon cakes. Fun fact: Chow Yun-Fat brought the well-known Singapore-made pandan chiffon cake to Joy Luck and asked them to replicate its taste.
Find it in Singapore: Proving that fusing cultures and cuisines together truly result in amazing things, if you find yourself craving for Joy Luck Tea House’s pandan cake (or their other treats for that matter), don’t forget to flash the “100 Reasons to Miss Hong Kong” campaign logo to enjoy 10 per cent off total bill when you visit their branches listed below.
Dinner: Social Place
If you’ve visited Tsuen Wan in your recent Hong Kong travels, then you would know that Social Place’s Instagram-worthy vibe and of course, food selection is one to not miss out on. We’re gushing over their delectable dim sums and cute character-inspired buns that are perfect for both snapping photos and light but filling snacking after a busy day exploring the streets of Hong Kong.
Find it in Singapore: Dropping by FORUM soon? Flash the “100 Reasons to Miss Hong Kong” campaign logo upon your weekday visit to the Social Place branch located in the area and receive a free Custard Charcoal Bun Set (minimum spend of SGD50).
Learn more about how you can rediscover the taste of Hong Kong even in your home country here.