Eating Outdoor Street Food Indoors

On Monday night we tried Tung Po (東寶小館), one of the more popular “restaurants” around here. Back in the day Hong Kong had a lot of food stalls out in the open (大牌檔, “dai pai dong“); I remember eating under a tarp in one of these places when I was a kid. Due to sanitation issues and legislation, there aren’t really any outdoor food stalls in Hong Kong anymore, and a lot of these food stalls have moved indoors to “cooked food centres” usually located near or above wet markets. I don’t know if Tung Po used to be outdoors, but they are at the Java Road Cooked Food Centre now helping people relive the good old days.

An Old Tradition
Clean before you eat
Tonight's Menu
Tonight’s Menu
Napkin, Sir?
Napkin, Sir?
Beer in a Bowl
Beer in a Bowl
Water Convolvulus
Water Convolvulus
Pork Knuckle
Pork Knuckle
Razor Clams
Razor Clams
Shrimp and Egg Yolk Dust
Shrimp and Egg Yolk Dust
Ice Bucket
Ice Bucket

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