A trip to Hong Kong isn't really a trip to Hong Kong if you haven't eaten dim sum somewhere along the way. Over the years, Hong Kong has become an ideal destination for every foodie, and dim sum should always make the list. It might be hard to find the best spot for it, which is why we've compiled our three favorites for you.
Dim Sum Library
Anyone working in the financial and commercial heartland of Central finds Pacific Place a godsend during the lunch hour. Dim Sum Library’s arrival adds to the shopping mecca’s gourmet lineup. Contemporary dim sum plus attentive service in an industrial chic setting equals a quick yet delicious experience. The spring rolls with Hokkaido king crab and sea urchin roe are a great take on a classic.
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This 2-Michelin-star restaurant feels just like an art gallery. Rotating exhibitions feature pieces from founder Alan Lo’s private collection. In other words, having your dim sum at Duddell's easily becomes a unique cultural pitstop. Chef Fung's approach to Cantonese cuisine is a reminder of the simple flavours and precise preparation required by chefs from a bygone era.
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Mott 32 got its name from the first Chinese store on 32 Mott Street in New York City. While the decor harkens to a bygone era, the gourmet here is decidedly contemporary for a home-made fusion that nonetheless looks to the best of cooking traditions. The East-meets-West décor, along with excellent dim sum such as Xiao Long Bao with crab meat and caviar, served every day is well worth a visit.
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