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Learn how to make moon cakes

Learn how to make moon cakes with Hong Kong Foodie! Let us bring you into the kitchen of a 53-year-old Chinese bakery in Sham Shui Po. The pastry chefs here are ramping up the production of moon cakes for the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival. If you are visiting in September, be sure to join us on our Sham Shui Po Foodie Tour for our annual moon cake tasting. You might even have a chance to experience the behind-the-scenes of moon cake making at this legendary Chinese bakery on our Foodie Tour! Here’s a sneak peek of what they do in their kitchen: Prepare the moon cake crust In this traditional Chinese bakery, the moon cake production is done by four chefs. ...

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Ten Cool Things to Do in Hong Kong this Summer 2019

Summer is in full swing and school’s out. When it comes to making the most of your time off or simply enjoying those hot days and warm evenings, there is plenty of choice when it comes to things to do throughout Hong Kong. Here are our picks for ten cool things to do in Hong Kong this summer. 1. Try a new tipple on our local craft beer tour Joining the ranks of our already extensive range of foodie tours is our Hong Kong Local Craft Beer Tour. Paired with local food tastings, you’ll visit two craft breweries and a taproom to savour twelve of Hong Kong’s best artisan beers. Along the way, you’ll meet some of the brewers and ...

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Eight Interesting Hong Kong Craft Beer

You know where to find craft beer in Hong Kong, but did you know about the interesting flavors with which Hong Kong’s local brewers have blessed our city? We have rounded up some of the most unique beers the Hong Kong craft beer scene has to offer in this list. All our selections are brewed in Hong Kong, by breweries started right here in the 852. 1.   Sugarcane Stout from Mak’s Brewery Founded in 2014 by three young Hong Kongers, Mak’s Brewery prides themselves on using locally grown ingredients in creating their Hong Kong craft beer. We find their unique Sugarcane Stout to almost taste like an IPA. It is hoppy, with aromas of deeply roasted malt, burnt caramel, ...

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Summer Sale in Hong Kong | 15% off Foodie Tours

Sizzling summer is here! Embrace the heat and celebrate Central & Sheung Wan Foodie Tour’s win of TripAdvisor’s 2019 Travelers’ Choice Award with Hong Kong Foodie’s summer sale! Save 15% on selected Foodie Tours this summer! Are you planning a trip with your family or friends to Hong Kong this summer? If so, a summer sale in Hong Kong is what you need! Eat your way through the city, while learning about our cuisine, history and culture with our Foodie Guides. Save 15% on our award-winning Central & Sheung Wan Foodie Tour, the Sham Shui Po Foodie Tour and the evening Temple Street Night Foodie Tour held this June and July. Take advantage of the perfect summer sale in Hong ...

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An Insider’s Perspective on Dragon Boat Racing

Dragon Boat Racing There is no sport more colorful, more exciting, more laden with culture and tradition than dragon boat racing. Imagine thumping drums, deafening chants, and billowing flags – these all accompany this adrenaline-packed sport at every race. Contrary to popular belief, dragon boat races aren’t only held on Tuen Ng Festival. The racing season in Hong Kong actually lasts from early April to late November, until the weather gets a little too cold for an entire day out in open water. Don’t assume that teams get to rest over the chillier months. The city’s dragon boaters take advantage of the winter months to gain the upper hand over their competitors. There’s no other way to win than continue ...

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Hong Kong Travel Tips

If you’re planning a trip to Hong Kong, don’t miss out on these Hong Kong travel tips! As Hong Kong locals, we’ve put together all the secrets and hacks we know, so that you can get around the city just like the locals do. 1. Get an Octopus card The Octopus card will get you far in Hong Kong. The equivalent of London’s Oyster card or Tokyo’s Pasmo or Suica card, the Octopus card can be used to pay for the MTR (Hong Kong’s extremely clean and efficient subway), buses and minibuses, ferries, and even supermarkets and restaurants. MTR fares paid with the Octopus card are slightly cheaper than single-ride ticket prices, and you also get to look like a ...

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Temple Street Night Foodie Tour’s First Anniversary!

Today, we celebrate Temple Street Night Foodie Tour’s first birthday! Take advantage of our flash sale! Grab your tickets to the Temple Street Night Foodie Tour now and get 10% discount! Temple Street Night Market is one of the top Hong Kong tourist attractions. Besides bargaining and shopping at the night market, tasting local food is a must-do! If you prefer to avoid tourist traps, our Temple Street Night Foodie Tour brings you to authentic, local hidden gems to taste the most delicious Hong Kong-styled street food and fresh seafood. As our first evening tour, Temple Street Night Foodie Tour is especially well loved by business travellers to Hong Kong for meetings and conferences. This evening experience also makes the ...

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Hong Kong Arts Month 2019

We’ve been indulging our love of the arts with Hong Kong Arts Month, which kicks off on March 1st. Here’s a roundup of just some of what’s on. The 47th Hong Kong Arts Festival Overlapping with Hong Kong Arts Month, running until March 23rd, is the Hong Kong Arts Festival. The event stages a whopping 166 performances, covering opera, theatre, dance and music – truly something for everyone. This year, the theme is “At Every Stage”. There are fifteen brand new productions and sixteen premieres, including the world premiere of Gangsters of Hong Kong at the Chinese Theatre and the Asian premiere of Matsuev and Friends Play Jazz. If you’re inspired to improve your own skills, then you’ll love the Festival ...

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Spring Lantern Festival

Chinese Lantern Festival celebrates the first full moon of the lunar new year. It's also known as Chinese Valentine's Day. See how and where we celebrate this Yuan Xiao festival in Hong Kong.

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Chinese New Year’s Eve Dinner (Tuen Neen Fan)

Imagine plates teeming with food and completely covering the dining table, small children running around the tiny, cramped apartment, adults huddled around the television, trying to block out the piercing voices of their sugar-high children– these are the essentials that make up a Chinese New Year’s Eve dinner. Also known as Tuen Neen Fan (團年飯) or reunion dinner, this feast is eaten the night before the first day of the Chinese New Year, and is when the entire family gathers to conclude the year together before a new beginning. The Chinese New Year’s Eve dinner plays a significant role in Chinese culture, and is one of the traditional events Chinese communities worldwide look forward to most. Besides chicken, fish, and ...

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