[Hong Kong] Wai Kee Congee (威記粥店)

Located right smack in the heart of Central, Wai Kee Congee enjoys a steady stream of customers every morning. The premises are tiny so expect to share a table with strangers, as is the case with nearby Lan Fong Yuen. Wai Kee Congee serves a mean bowl of traditional Cantonese porridge (juk), where the rice grains are … Continue reading

Beach Road Scissor-Cut Curry Rice (美芝律剪刀剪咖喱饭)

I haven’t been able to stop thinking about Beach Road Scissor-Cut Curry Rice since I first visited them back in September. I’d made my way down after a particularly bad day at work. By the time I was done with my rice, all was well with the world again. Food doesn’t have to look good … Continue reading

Lian He Ben Ji Claypot Rice (联合本记煲饭)

There’s nothing that warms the belly more than a steaming hot bowl of rice. That’s probably why I’ve learnt to associate claypot rice with nighttime fare. Try consuming it in the afternoon in our climate without disintegrating into a puddle of sweat… confirm heatstroke lor. Claypot rice is, as its name suggests, rice cooked in … Continue reading