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Our Meals in China

I know some of you think I talk too much about food (yes, I’m looking at you Mr Hogan), but, well, too bad. I love food. Kelly loves food. This is why we have double-sized bellies.

(This was copied from a post I made on egullet.com so if it seems like I’m repeating things from an earlier post, sorry!)

Hong Kong is like China 101 or Intro to China. You get some of the best parts of China, cleanliness and lots of English speakers. Also, many Hong Kong buyers don’t trust the Chinese distributors anymore after the milk problems, orange scandal and just the generally poor or mislabeled stuff that comes out of China so they are more likely to go with goods from other places – in other words, the quality tends to be higher. My father-in-law even claims that the Peking Duck is better in Hong Kong because they use American ducks.

(somebody on egullet.com said this isn’t true – I can’t verify this information)

In Hong Kong, we were ready to dive back into Asian food after a month away. We woke up the first morning and walked through a few markets, including places to pick out your own chicken before it is slaughtered…

And you can’t go to Hong Kong without getting Dim Sum, which we had at Laung Haung or something like that. It was a recommendation of a “low-class” place to get good dim sum. It was a total mess, the service was awful and well, we thought it was great!


Veg

Fresh Frogs

Butcher

Dried Goods and assorted

Name that Fish! Looks wonderful. I have no idea what it is

Some Meals

Chicken and Potato Curry (near Soho, on the street)

Beef Dumpling and Noodle Soup – i think it was mostly beef innards

Dim Sum Madness!

On the left, dried shrimp burritos ( didn’t like) and on the right, fish on rice


This seemed to be a favorite so we mobbed the cart like everyone else when it came. Some sort of fish paste wrapped in cabbage leaf and steamed – very tasty

Look at this wonderful pork! It was damn good. My favorite

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