Tag Archives: Hong Kong

The Story of “Shanghai Tang”

In 1994, an internationally known businessman opened a designer boutique shop in Hong Kong, called “Shanghai Tang.” The shop specialized in distinctive Chinese style clothes to satisfy the eager of seeking a cultural identity before Hong Kong’s return to China, and thus found its instant success. After 1995, branches were opened in New York, London [...]

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Dim Sum in Hong Kong

Dim sum in Cantonese means ‘light or savory snack’ though literally translated ‘to touch the heart’. Anyway, it is savory snack that touches the heart. Dim sum covers many tiny delicacies – dumplings, meat balls, spring rolls, buns and spareribs. Guo qian ceng, for example, is a large glutinous rice dumpling, filled with duck, preserved [...]

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