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Purple Starry Eggettes at More Eggettes © Foodistisch

7 Most Instagram-worthy food dishes in Hong Kong

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Egg Waffles 

Egg Waffles are a traditional staple comfort food in Hong Kong. You see them everywhere on the streets but have you tried these not only tasty, but also aesthetically pleasing creations at these three vendors?

Purple Starry Eggettes at More Eggettes © Foodistisch
Purple Starry Eggettes ($23-$30) at More Eggettes © Foodistisch
Waffles and Rose ($65) at Givres © hel_ga
Waffles and Rose ($65) at Givres © hel_ga
3-Flavoured Egg Waffle at 紅磡雞蛋仔 Hung Hom Pancake
3-Flavoured Egg Waffle ($20) at 紅磡雞蛋仔 Hung Hom Pancake © Foodistisch

Cost: around $23 – $30

Location: Several Locations

Website | Openrice

Cost: $42 – $67

Location:G38, G/F, Lee Tung Avenue, 200 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai

Website | Openrice

Cost: $8 – $19

Location: Shop 2, G/F, Polly Court, Hung Hom, Hong Kong

No Website | Openrice

 

Shaved Ice 

Shaved ice, no matter where are a wonderful cooling treat for hot summer days. And Hong Kong’s summer can be brutal. So instead of wilting away,  cool up at these three vendors. Whether it is Japanese or Taiwanese shaved ice, we love them all!

Japanese Shaved Ice Cream at Shari Shari Kakigori in Hong Kong
Strawberry Special Japanese Shaved Ice (Kakigori, $94) at Shari Shari Kakigori © Openrice
Taiwanese Shaved Ice at Meet Fresh © Openrice
Taiwanese Shaved Ice ($62) at Meet Fresh © Foodistisch
Layered Shaved Ice at Chung Kee Dessert © Openrice
Taiwanese Layered Shaved Ice ($64) at Chung Kee Dessert © Openrice

Cost: $30 – $92

Location: Several Locations

Website | Openrice

Cost: $13 – $64

Location: Several locations

Website | Openrice

 

Dim Sum

Dim sum are a definite must eat when in Hong Kong! Apart from being delicious, they also make a good flatly photo for Instagram. But at these three eateries you can have some additional fun with your food.

Dim Sum at Yum Cha, Hong Kong
Dim Sum at Yum Cha © Openrice
Dim Sum at Dim Sum Icon in Hong Kong
Dim Sum at Dim Sum Icon © Openrice
Dim Sum at Social Place
Dim Sum at Social Place © Openrice

Cost: Starts at $39

Location: Several Locations

Website | Openrice

Cost: $39

Location: Several Locations

Website | Openrice

 

Bubble tea

The hype for this Taiwanese-style tea is still in full force all over the world. Coming from the traditional milk tea, bubble tea has now expanded to a big palette of flavors and mixtures. The popular drink is not only fun to drink but also fun to look at.

Brown Sugar Bubbletea at Brown Tiger in Hong Kong by deannawoo
Brown Sugar Pearl Milk with Cream ($30) at Tiger Sugar © deannawoo
Roselle Honey Chrysanthemum Tea at Space Between Daily Tea Time By Don't Yell At Me
Roselle Honey Chrysanthemum Tea ($22) at Space Between Daily Tea Time By Don’t Yell At Me © foodistisch
Aurora Series at The Alley
Aurora Series ($42) at The Alley © purplechives

Cost: $22 – $30

Location: Several Locations

Website | Openrice

Cost: $20 – $42

Location: Several Locations

Website | Openrice

 

Latte Art

Let yourself be distracted with these artisanal latte art beverages ranging from 2D to 3D. 
3D Latte Art at Cafe R&C © ReUbird
3D Latte Art at Cafe R&C © ReUbird
3D Latte art ($45) at Leo's Espresso Cafe Bar & Restaurant © Openrice
3D Latte art ($45) at Leo’s Espresso Cafe Bar & Restaurant © Openrice
Artsy Print Coffee at Lex Coffee © Openrice
Artsy Print Coffee ($88) at Lex Coffee © Openrice

 

Soufflé Pancakes

A new dessert has found its way into the hearts of Hong Kong’s food scene and it’s fluffy, thick and jiggly. We are talking about the super airy Japanese soufflé pancakes! Enjoy them in the classic version with syrup or top them with fruits or ice cream.

Soufflé Pancakes at Happy Pancake, Hong Kong
Happy Pancake ($108) at Happy Pancake © Openrice
Soufflee Pancake at Flipper's in Hong Kong
Kiseki Pancake Strawberry, Banana  ($119) at Flipper’s © Operice
Soufflee Pancake at I Love You Dessert Bar © Openrice
 Purple Sweet Potato Soufflee Pancake with Beancurd Ice Cream ($72) at I Love You Dessert Bar © Openrice

Cost: Starts at $54

Location: Several locations

Website | Openrice

 

ICE CREAM AT SCAREDY CAT 

Ice cream is beloved across the globe. And in Hong Kong you can satisfy your Summer cravings with colorful and crazy creations with additional cookies, funny cones or top your soft serve with some gold leave. Apart from the pre-given creations you can customize your ice cream at all the following places as well! 

Mermeid Soft Serve at Scaredy Cat in Hong Kong
Mermaid Tears Soft Serve ($45) at Scaredy Cat © Openrice
Ice Cream at Emack & Bolio's, Hong Kong
Ice Cream at Emack & Bolio’s © Openrice
Gold Soft Serve at iCremeria
Gold Soft Serve ($98) at iCremeria © Openrice

Price: around $100

Location: Several Locations

Website | Openrice

Price: $40 – $280

Location: Several Locations

Website | Openrice

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