48 Hours in Hong Kong

Tony finds himself on a 48-hour layover in the fast-paced, fascinating city of Hong Kong ... in the middle of summer. Tony fights the sweltering heat and oppressive smog as he attempts to get his fill of dim ...

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Joy Hing

A tiny family-owned restaurant that serves traditional Cantonese cuisine. Tony has a trio of roasted meats: suckling pig, pork and goose, which he calls the "undisputed champion of roasted stuff."

265-267 Hennessy Rd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, China 2519 6639

 
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Tony Also Recommends: Kin's Kitchen

"They've got salt-bathed chicken and prawns stuffed with walnut, upscale Cantonese … you rarely see as good. They say what makes the difference, or part of what makes the difference, is the ingredients."

9 Tsing Fung St, North Point, Hong Kong, China

 
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Mandarin Oriental

Tony stays at the Mandarin Oriental in the Central District.

15 Queen's Rd Central, Hong Kong, China

 
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Sing Heung Yuen

Tony meets his friend Matt Walsh and local foodie and cartoonist Craig Au Yeung for breakfast at Sing Heung Yuen, where they have a strange mix of Chinese and Western food.

2 Mee Lun St, Central, Hong Kong, China

 
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Tony Also Recommends: Mido Café

"Another breakfast option that’s a little more upscale and kind of mutant Western. Egg sandwiches and french toast … though puffier when deep-fried in a wok."

63 Temple St, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China

 
See & Do
Simpson Sin Tailor

Tony visits the tailors at Simpson Sin and gets fitted for a custom-made sharkskin suit.

15-19 Carnarvon Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China

 
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Hui Lau Shan

Tony takes a break from the Hong Kong heat and stops at this chain dessert restaurant specializing in mango smoothie drinks and mango desserts.

263 Shanghai St, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China

 
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Chan Chi Kee Cutlery

A staple instrument in a Hong Kong kitchen is the meat cleaver, and Tony's determined to take one back to the States.

316-318 Shanghai St, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China

 

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