Street food to try in Hong Kong
Like other types of tofu, key components of the famous stinky tofu is fermented soy. Although having a strong odor, the stinky tofu is known as one of the most favorite street food in Hong Kong,Taiwan, and China. However, some people can not even smell this kind of tofu, which is supposed to have the same smell of blue cheese or even the smell of sewer. You should anyways consider carefully before trying this local specialty. But just like the durian, once you can eat it, you will easily get addicted. Local people usually eat the tofu with chili sauce.
The smelly tofu is usually sold at night markets or in roadside stalls
You can not take your eyes off the fried octopus if you accidentally come across. Hong Kong is a port city, seafood here are therefore very fresh and produced with a good quality. Fried octopus is not spiced nor breaded. It is only fried in the very hot oil, then taken out and formed with more aroma and tasty sauce over its surface.
Usually, a fried octopus is priced from HKD 10-15
Yuanyang or Coffee with tea
Taiwan is the world's most famous places for the delicious milk tea. But Hong Kong milk tea is even more special. This popular drink is sold in almost every restaurant in Hong Kong. This popular beverage in Hong Kong is literally a mixture of three parts of coffee and seven parts of Hong Kong-style milk tea, bringing you a very aroma flavour.
It tastes not too dark but not too sweet
Unlike the western waffles, egg waffle in Hong Kong has come in a golden coloured with honeycomb shape and a rich aroma of cake flavour. There are many kinds of waffle with different flavours such as chocolate, vanilla, sometimes with meat and cheese ... It is served when being hot to ensure a crispy shell with inner softness.
Egg Waffle with lovely round shapes
Fresh fruit cream skewer
There must be nothing better than an ice cream made from fresh fruits to cool up the hot summer sky. Watermelon, pineapple, papaya, melon ... is cut into small cubes, skewed and got freeze to literally become an ice cream. Before it starts to be freeze, sellers will cover on its surface a thin layer of sugar water to keep the sweet taste of fresh fruit.
Young kids love it - Photo: Wheninnewplace
Snail sauced curry
If you come to Hong Kong in winter, snail sauced curry is definitely a must to try snack, especially for those spicy food lovers. The hot taste of red pepper, curry's fragrance and crispy snails with full of spices can warm everyone in the cold winter in Hong Kong.
You can find this dish at sidewalk cafes or night markets
Most of the tourists and pedestrians are attracted to the meat skewers, from pork and beef. All of the variety of meat are marinated to ensure the taste and fragrance .... Normally it take not more than 10-15 HKD.
Grilled skewers are sold all over the city
from ngoi sao