Monday, July 29, 2019

Great, affordable child-friendly Michelin eats in Hong Kong #Travel #Foodie

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If there's anything the ones close to me know, I love to eat! I wouldn't classify myself as a food snob, however I enjoy good food, whether it's in a 3 Michelin star restaurant or in a rustic, down the alley, hole-in-the-wall restaurant. Eating and finding great places to eat is one of my favorite things to do on vacation. Things that have changed somewhat since having a child. As you know, some Michelin-starred restaurants are not as welcoming to young children. They each have different rules. However, the places that I'm planning to introduce to you in Hong Kong are all kid friendly. Let's put it this way. My less than 1 year old at the time joined my husband and I on every excursion! So, are you ready to go on a tasting adventure?

Hong Kong is one of my favorite places to visit. It is just so diverse and full of culture. However, it is also the land of fantastic food, literally a Mecca of food. You've got the variety not only in types of Chinese cuisine, however you also have a wide price range.

Truthfully speaking, it is one of the most affordable places to try out Michelin-starred restaurants. Boy, did we ever try quite the assortment! The best thing about it is that I was so worried about the child-friendliness of these restaurants and it turned out I had nothing to worry about! Every last place listed on my list here was fantastic with our little one. Last thing before you take a look at the list. We did almost all Chinese-style cuisines. Sorry, but I'm not doing Italian or French, etc while I've got so much variety in front of my eyes. Yes, there is more than just fried rice and sweet-and-sour pork, so much more! Except the ramen place...can't help it, I'm a ramen junkie.
Guide to Michelin eating in Hong Kong with Kids
There are going to be a few categories of restaurants we tried:
The Plate
i.e. Notably good food.
So Kee
Location: Yuen Long / 元朗
Price: Less than 200 HKD
Type of Food: Street Food

This is the new Michelin category that's not quite a star but better than the "Plate" designation. It translates to great food at a reasonable price.
Chiuchow Delicacies
Location: North Point / 北角
Price: Less than 200 HKD
Type of Food: Chiu Chow

Shugetsu Ramen (Quarry Bay)
Location: Quarry Bay / 鰂魚涌
Price: Less than 200 HKD
Type of Food: Ramen

Good Hope Noodle (Fa Yuen Street)
Location: Mong Kok / 旺角
Price: Less than 200 HKD
Type of Food: Noodles and congee

Michelin 1 star
Michelin rates from 1 to 3 stars, 3 being the most stars you can get, however it also typically gets increasingly pricey with the increasing number of stars.
Yat Lok
Location: Central / 中環
Price: Less than 200 HKD
Type of food: Cantonese Roast Meats

Kam's Roast Goose
Location: Wan Chai / 灣仔
Price: Less than 200 HKD
Type of food: Cantonese Roast Meats

Summer Palace
Location: Admiralty / 金鐘
Price: Between 350 and 500 HKD
Type of Food: Cantonese

Tim Ho Wan (Sham Shui Po)
Location: Sham Shui Po / 深水埗
Price: Less than 200 HKD
Type of Food: Dim Sum

Ho Hung Kee
Location: Causeway Bay / 銅鑼灣
Price: Less than 200 HKD
Type of Food: Noodles and congee

Zhejiang Heen
Location: Wan Chai / 灣仔
Price: Between 200 and 350 HKD
Type of Food: Shanghainese

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