Hong Kong Food in Singapore: “100 Reasons to Miss Hong Kong” HKTB Promo

Do you miss Hong Kong and its fabulous eats? I remember one of particularly mouthwatering video my friend Wilsurn shared in a groupchat of him and his companion scarfing down all the iconic foods on a weekend makan trip to Hong Kong, just before the Covid travel restrictions hit. Man…the things we take for granted and think we’ll be able to do just anytime? Not so easy now. They’ve just announced a travel air bubble between SG and HK but no dates yet for when this will happen. But thankfully, sometimes when we can’t go to the mountain, the mountain can come to us. The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) is giving us “100 Reasons to Miss Hong Kong” by offering a variety of authentic Hong Kong food experiences to enjoy. From 12 October 2020 to 15 November 2020, HKTB has lined up eight world-famous Hong Kong food brands in Singapore to provide exclusive promotions and offers to local travellers who miss Hong Kong’s food. Participating brands include Jenny Bakery, Kam’s Roast, Mui Kee Congee, Social Place, as well as the newly opened Hang Heung and Joy Luck Teahouse (which houses Hoover Cake Shop, Kam Kee Café & Tak Hing Fishball Company).   While travelling to Hong Kong is still not possible, fans can still satisfy their Hong Kong food pangs with these exciting food offers.  Hang Heung – A heritage of Hong Kong, since 1920s(In Picture: Hang Heung Store in Hong Kong, Hang Heung’s Wife Cake)Wife Cakes, an edible souvenir that no traveler would leave Hong Kong without bringing boxes of it home. There is no brand more famous than Hang Heung for their Wife Cake, a Cantonese pastry made with a thin crust and handmade winter melon paste filling. Established in 1920 as a Chinese-style restaurant in Yuen Long, the 100-year old brand has endeavored to produce this unique flaky pastry with a sweet gooey centre that has become a heritage of Hong Kong.      HANG HEUNG 2 Orchard Turn, ION Orchard, #B4-33, Singapore 238801  Food Promotion: Flash the “100 Reasons to Miss Hong Kong” campaign logo and spend $88 to get a box of 6pc Country Egg Rolls (worth $8) for free!   Validity: From 20 October 2020 to 15 November 2020   Terms & Conditions: Promotion is applicable for the first 1000 redemptions, limited to one redemption per customer while stocks last. Available for in-store purchases only, from Hang Heung’s flagship store at ION Orchard #B4-33. Customers to flash “100 Reasons to Miss Hong Kong” campaign logo prior to ordering. Not applicable with other promotions, vouchers or privileges. The Management reserves the rights to change, amend and modify the above Terms and Conditions without any prior notice.       Jenny Bakery – The Butter Cookies Phenomenon  Another must-buy from Hong Kong, Jenny Bakery’s melt-in-your-mouth butter cookies have been a hot favorite amongst locals and tourists since it was first opened at Stanley Market in 2005. Over 15 years, the Jenny Bakery butter cookies phenomenon has seen endless queues at their two outlets in Hong Kong and countless counterfeits on the streets. To counter this, Jenny Bakery changes its iconic round can design almost every month. While you are unable to get your first dips on the latest can design in Hong Kong now, you will be pleased to know that Jenny Bakery’s new flavor, Chocolate Flower, and some new can designs, will be made available in Singapore this month!    (In Picture: Jenny Bakery Store in Tsim Sha Tsui, Jenny Bakery’s Butter & Coffee Flower Cookies)       JENNY BAKERY SINGAPORE https://www.jennybakery.sg/   Food Promotion: Enjoy up to 25% off with the promo code “MissyouHK”   Validity: From 12 October 2020 to 15 November 2020   Terms & Conditions: Promotion is available for orders via https://www.jennybakery.sg/ only. Offer is not available at TANGS outlets. Customers to key in the promotional code “MissyouHK”, while stocks last. Not applicable with other promotions, vouchers or privileges. The Management reserves the rights to change, amend and modify the above Terms and Conditions without any prior notice.       Joy Luck Teahouse – A triple delight with Hoover Cake Shop, Kam Kee Cafe & Tak Hing Fishball Company(In Picture: Joy Luck Teahouse Signature Items)  Credit: Hong Kong Youth Arts FoundationYou should have already heard of the opening of Joy Luck Teahouse, which houses 3 legendary Hong Kong food brands –  Hoover Cake Shop, Kam Kee Cafe & Tai Hing Fishball Company.   Hoover Cake Shop, founded in 1975 at Kowloon City is an old-school bakery that has won the hearts of many Hong Kong celebrities, including veteran actor Chow Yun-Fat and Liza Wang Ming-Chuen. Thou famed for their buttery egg tarts, the original store in Hong Kong also sell a heart-shaped pandan chiffon cake, which they credit to Chow Yun-Fat whom brought the cake in from Singapore one day and asked them to “replicate it”.       You cannot say you have been to Hong Kong if you have never dined in a cha chaan teng and Kam Kee Cafe, is a stalwart in Hong Kong’s cha chaan teng scene. Started in 1967 by “Grandpa Kam”, the humble cafe has served out comfort food to the Shau Kei Wan neighborhood for more than 40 years before the shop was taken over by its current owners and shifted to its current location at Sai Ying Pun. Kam Kee’s Hong Kong style-milk tea is said to be one of the best in Hong Kong and a favorite of singer-actor Dicky Cheung.   Curry Yudan (Fishballs) is the quintessential Hong Kong street food that you simply must try when in Hong Kong. Tak Hing Fishball Company, located in Kowloon City started as a wholesaler for fresh fishballs, hand-beaten daily by Mr Lam Tak Hing, who has been making fishballs since he was 14 years old. Recognized by his strong arms and beard on his face, you may also spot his colourful portrait on their shop’s shutters, which was part of the Hong Kong Urban Canvas project, a community art project that showcased shutter artworks in six districts to celebrate community inclusion and highlights local culture.   While you may not be able to enjoy the full menu of treats from the 3 brands in Singapore, you can still comfort yourself with the signature offerings of Hoover’s egg tarts, Kam Kee’s pineapple buns and hong kong-style milk tea, Tai Hing’s curry fishballs as well as a variety of desserts and drinks that can usually be found in a Cha Chaan Teng.     JOY LUCK TEAHOUSE ION Orchard Outlet: 2 Orchard Turn, ION Orchard, #B4-61, Singapore 238801 Bugis Junction Outlet: 200 Victoria Street, #B1-K25, Bugis Junction, Singapore 188021   Food Promotion: Flash the “100 Reasons to Miss Hong Kong” campaign logo to enjoy 10% off total bill   Validity: From 12 October 2020 to 15 November 2020   Terms & Conditions: Customers to flash “100 Reasons to Miss Hong Kong” campaign logo prior to ordering. Not applicable with other promotions, vouchers or privileges. The Management reserves the rights to change, amend and modify the above Terms and Conditions without any prior notice.         Kam’s Roast – Michelin Star Roast Meat(In Picture: Kam’s Roast Top 4 Authentic Hong Kong Roast Platter)   Roast Goose is one of the most famous Hong Kong dish in the world and the Yung Kee Restaurant has to be the most internationally acclaimed restaurant since its inception in 1942 on Wellington Street. In honor of his grandfather’s legacy, Mr Hardy Kam, set up Kam’s Roast Goose in 2014. Within four months of opening, the 36-seater restaurant at Wanchai earned a Michelin star. Despite so, the owner chooses to keep his stall small as a tribute to his grandfather and father, whose business began as a humble entity. While you can only enjoy Roast Goose at its Hong Kong store, Kam’s Roast in Singapore is the first overseas outlet and serves a variety of mouthwatering dishes. Be sure to try the Top 4 Authentic Hong Kong Roast Platter to taste the best of Hong Kong’s famous roast meats.         KAM’S ROAST Pacific Plaza Outlet: 9 Scotts Road, #01-04/05/06/07, Pacific Plaza, Singapore 228 210 Jewel Outlet: 78 Airport Blvd, #02 – 210 Jewel Changi Airport Mall, Singapore 819666   Food Promotion: Flash the “100 Reasons to Miss Hong Kong” campaign logo to enjoy 15% OFF total dine-in bill   Validity: From 12 October 2020 to 15 November 2020   Terms & Conditions: Promotion is available on Monday to Thursday across all outlets, for dine-in customers only. Customers to flash “100 Reasons to Miss Hong Kong” campaign logo prior to ordering. Not applicable with other promotions, vouchers or privileges. The Management reserves the rights to change, amend and modify the above Terms and Conditions without any prior notice.       Mui Kee Congee – A Congee like no other (In Picture: Mui Kee in Mongkok, Mui Kee Congee’s Parrot Fish Belly Congee)   Cantonese-style Congee is the ultimate comfort food and Mui Kee Congee in Mongkok has been comforting the stomachs of Hong Kongers and tourists since 1979. Started off as a da pai dang (street stall), each bowl of porridge is prepared from scratch, following a five-hour-long process. The raw rice grains are first mixed with mashed century eggs, which help to break down the grains. Though it is not possible to travel to Hong Kong now, you can still comfort yourself with a hot bowl of Mui Kee Congee, especially with this special bundle, exclusive for this period!          MUI KEE CONGEE 1 Scotts Road, Shaw Centre, #01-12, Singapore 228208   Food Promotion: “Miss You Hong Kong” Special Bundle for $51.36   Bundle comes with: –        2 Parrot Fish Belly Congee –        1 Drunken Chicken in Shaoxing Wine –        1 Poached Kai Lan –        1 Crispy Dough Fritters –        2 Grass Jelly with Logan Dessert   Validity: From 12 October 2020 to 15 November 2020   Terms & Conditions: Promotion is available for dine-in, takeaway and delivery (all delivery platforms). For dine-in and takeaways, customers to flash “100 Reasons to Miss Hong Kong” campaign logo prior to ordering. Not applicable with other promotions, vouchers or privileges. The Management reserves the rights to change, amend and modify the above Terms and Conditions without any prior notice.       Social Place – Contemporary Chinese fare with a flair(In Picture: Social Place in Tsuen Wan, Social Place’s Custard Charcoal Bun & Truffle Shitake Bun)  Social Place is one of Hong Kong’s trendiest casual dining restaurants, famed for its creative menu and fun, cosy atmosphere. “A blast from the past with a tantalising taste of modernity”, With four outlets in Hong Kong and one in Singapore, each outlet presents a contemporary interior, with hints of old Hong Kong. Hong Kong & Singapore outlets’ menu are slightly different – Hong Kong offers a signature Roasted White King Pigeon while the Singapore branch offers a similar version that is the Roasted Quail. Nevertheless, the crowd’s favorite dim sum items such as Truffle Shitake Buns, Custard Charcoal Buns and Small Pig Puddings can still be enjoyed here, together with some exclusive Hong Kong craft beers that would remind you of the playful atmosphere at Lan Kwai Fong.       SOCIAL PLACE Singapore FORUM The Shopping Mall, Orchard Rd, #01-22 583, 238884   Food Promotion: Flash the “100 Reasons to Miss Hong Kong” campaign logo and receive a Free Custard Charcoal Bun Set.   Validity: From 12 October 2020 to 15 November 2020   Terms & Conditions: Promotion is available on weekdays (Monday to Friday) only, with minimum spend of S$50 (before tax). Customers to flash “100 Reasons to Miss Hong Kong” campaign logo prior to ordering. Complimentary item is limited to ONE per bill and per table. Splitting of bills are not allowed. Valid for dine-in customers only, while stocks last. Not applicable with other promotions, vouchers or privileges. The Management reserves the rights to change, amend and modify the above Terms and Conditions without any prior notice.     Food is undeniably one of the top reasons that Singaporeans miss and love about Hong Kong, HKTB hopes to inspire consumers to sooth their wanderlust with these food offers while looking forward to the resumption of travel between Singapore and Hong Kong.     “100 Reasons to Miss Hong Kong” Food Promotion 12 October to 15 November 2020 For more info, visit http://bit.ly/100reasonshk   #MissYouHongKong #DiscoverHongKong @DiscoverHongKong       
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Do you miss Hong Kong and its fabulous eats? I remember one of particularly mouthwatering video my friend Wilsurn shared in a groupchat of him and his companion scarfing down all the iconic foods on a weekend makan trip to Hong Kong, just before the Covid travel restrictions hit. Man…the things we take for granted and think we’ll be able to do just anytime? Not so easy now. They’ve just announced a travel air bubble between SG and HK but no dates yet for when this will happen. But thankfully, sometimes when we can’t go to the mountain, the mountain can come to us. 

The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) is giving us “100 Reasons to Miss Hong Kong” by offering a variety of authentic Hong Kong food experiences to enjoy.

From 12 October 2020 to 15 November 2020, HKTB has lined up eight world-famous Hong Kong food brands in Singapore to provide exclusive promotions and offers to local travellers who miss Hong Kong’s food. Participating brands include Jenny Bakery, Kam’s Roast, Mui Kee Congee, Social Place, as well as the newly opened Hang Heung and Joy Luck Teahouse (which houses Hoover Cake Shop, Kam Kee Café & Tak Hing Fishball Company).

 

While travelling to Hong Kong is still not possible, fans can still satisfy their Hong Kong food pangs with these exciting food offers. 

Hang Heung – A heritage of Hong Kong, since 1920s

Wife Cake - 老婆饼 - 01-medium

(In Picture: Hang Heung Store in Hong Kong, Hang Heung’s Wife Cake)


Wife Cakes, an edible souvenir that no traveler would leave Hong Kong without bringing boxes of it home. There is no brand more famous than Hang Heung for their Wife Cake, a Cantonese pastry made with a thin crust and handmade winter melon paste filling. Established in 1920 as a Chinese-style restaurant in Yuen Long, the 100-year old brand has endeavored to produce this unique flaky pastry with a sweet gooey centre that has become a heritage of Hong Kong.



  

 


HANG HEUNG

2 Orchard Turn, ION Orchard, #B4-33, Singapore 238801

 

Country Egg Rolls_2-medium

Food Promotion: Flash the “100 Reasons to Miss Hong Kong” campaign logo and spend $88 to get a box of 6pc Country Egg Rolls (worth $8) for free!

 

Validity: From 20 October 2020 to 15 November 2020

 

Terms & Conditions:

Promotion is applicable for the first 1000 redemptions, limited to one redemption per customer while stocks last. Available for in-store purchases only, from Hang Heung’s flagship store at ION Orchard #B4-33. Customers to flash “100 Reasons to Miss Hong Kong” campaign logo prior to ordering. Not applicable with other promotions, vouchers or privileges. The Management reserves the rights to change, amend and modify the above Terms and Conditions without any prior notice.

 

 

 

Jenny Bakery – The Butter Cookies Phenomenon

Jenny Bakery

 

Another must-buy from Hong Kong, Jenny Bakery’s melt-in-your-mouth butter cookies have been a hot favorite amongst locals and tourists since it was first opened at Stanley Market in 2005. Over 15 years, the Jenny Bakery butter cookies phenomenon has seen endless queues at their two outlets in Hong Kong and countless counterfeits on the streets. To counter this, Jenny Bakery changes its iconic round can design almost every month. While you are unable to get your first dips on the latest can design in Hong Kong now, you will be pleased to know that Jenny Bakery’s new flavor, Chocolate Flower, and some new can designs, will be made available in Singapore this month! 

 

(In Picture: Jenny Bakery Store in Tsim Sha Tsui, Jenny Bakery’s Butter & Coffee Flower Cookies)

 

 

 

JENNY BAKERY SINGAPORE

https://www.jennybakery.sg/

 

Food Promotion: Enjoy up to 25% off with the promo code “MissyouHK”

 

Validity: From 12 October 2020 to 15 November 2020

 

Terms & Conditions: Promotion is available for orders via https://www.jennybakery.sg/ only. Offer is not available at TANGS outlets. Customers to key in the promotional code “MissyouHK”, while stocks last. Not applicable with other promotions, vouchers or privileges. The Management reserves the rights to change, amend and modify the above Terms and Conditions without any prior notice.

 

 

 

Joy Luck Teahouse – A triple delight with Hoover Cake Shop, Kam Kee Cafe & Tak Hing Fishball Company

Joy Luck Teahouse 3 Signature-small

(In Picture: Joy Luck Teahouse Signature Items)

 


Credit: Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation


You should have already heard of the opening of Joy Luck Teahouse, which houses 3 legendary Hong Kong food brands –  Hoover Cake Shop, Kam Kee Cafe & Tai Hing Fishball Company.

 

Hoover Cake Shop, founded in 1975 at Kowloon City is an old-school bakery that has won the hearts of many Hong Kong celebrities, including veteran actor Chow Yun-Fat and Liza Wang Ming-Chuen. Thou famed for their buttery egg tarts, the original store in Hong Kong also sell a heart-shaped pandan chiffon cake, which they credit to Chow Yun-Fat whom brought the cake in from Singapore one day and asked them to “replicate it”.

 

  

 

You cannot say you have been to Hong Kong if you have never dined in a cha chaan teng and Kam Kee Cafe, is a stalwart in Hong Kong’s cha chaan teng scene. Started in 1967 by “Grandpa Kam”, the humble cafe has served out comfort food to the Shau Kei Wan neighborhood for more than 40 years before the shop was taken over by its current owners and shifted to its current location at Sai Ying Pun. Kam Kee’s Hong Kong style-milk tea is said to be one of the best in Hong Kong and a favorite of singer-actor Dicky Cheung.

 

Curry Yudan (Fishballs) is the quintessential Hong Kong street food that you simply must try when in Hong Kong. Tak Hing Fishball Company, located in Kowloon City started as a wholesaler for fresh fishballs, hand-beaten daily by Mr Lam Tak Hing, who has been making fishballs since he was 14 years old. Recognized by his strong arms and beard on his face, you may also spot his colourful portrait on their shop’s shutters, which was part of the Hong Kong Urban Canvas project, a community art project that showcased shutter artworks in six districts to celebrate community inclusion and highlights local culture.

 

While you may not be able to enjoy the full menu of treats from the 3 brands in Singapore, you can still comfort yourself with the signature offerings of Hoover’s egg tarts, Kam Kee’s pineapple buns and hong kong-style milk tea, Tai Hing’s curry fishballs as well as a variety of desserts and drinks that can usually be found in a Cha Chaan Teng.

 

 


JOY LUCK TEAHOUSE

ION Orchard Outlet: 2 Orchard Turn, ION Orchard, #B4-61, Singapore 238801

Bugis Junction Outlet: 200 Victoria Street, #B1-K25, Bugis Junction, Singapore 188021

 

Food Promotion: Flash the “100 Reasons to Miss Hong Kong” campaign logo to enjoy 10% off total bill

 

Validity: From 12 October 2020 to 15 November 2020

 

Terms & Conditions: Customers to flash “100 Reasons to Miss Hong Kong” campaign logo prior to ordering. Not applicable with other promotions, vouchers or privileges. The Management reserves the rights to change, amend and modify the above Terms and Conditions without any prior notice.

 

 

 


 

Kam’s Roast – Michelin Star Roast Meat

Kam's Roast

(In Picture: Kam’s Roast Top 4 Authentic Hong Kong Roast Platter)

 

Roast Goose is one of the most famous Hong Kong dish in the world and the Yung Kee Restaurant has to be the most internationally acclaimed restaurant since its inception in 1942 on Wellington Street. In honor of his grandfather’s legacy, Mr Hardy Kam, set up Kam’s Roast Goose in 2014. Within four months of opening, the 36-seater restaurant at Wanchai earned a Michelin star. Despite so, the owner chooses to keep his stall small as a tribute to his grandfather and father, whose business began as a humble entity. While you can only enjoy Roast Goose at its Hong Kong store, Kam’s Roast in Singapore is the first overseas outlet and serves a variety of mouthwatering dishes. Be sure to try the Top 4 Authentic Hong Kong Roast Platter to taste the best of Hong Kong’s famous roast meats.

 

 

 

 

KAM’S ROAST

Pacific Plaza Outlet: 9 Scotts Road, #01-04/05/06/07, Pacific Plaza, Singapore 228 210

Jewel Outlet: 78 Airport Blvd, #02 – 210 Jewel Changi Airport Mall, Singapore 819666

 

Food Promotion: Flash the “100 Reasons to Miss Hong Kong” campaign logo to enjoy 15% OFF total dine-in bill

 

Validity: From 12 October 2020 to 15 November 2020

 

Terms & Conditions: Promotion is available on Monday to Thursday across all outlets, for dine-in customers only. Customers to flash “100 Reasons to Miss Hong Kong” campaign logo prior to ordering. Not applicable with other promotions, vouchers or privileges. The Management reserves the rights to change, amend and modify the above Terms and Conditions without any prior notice.

 

 

 

Mui Kee Congee – A Congee like no other

Mui Kee Cheung Fun-small

(In Picture: Mui Kee in Mongkok, Mui Kee Congee’s Parrot Fish Belly Congee)

 

Cantonese-style Congee is the ultimate comfort food and Mui Kee Congee in Mongkok has been comforting the stomachs of Hong Kongers and tourists since 1979. Started off as a da pai dang (street stall), each bowl of porridge is prepared from scratch, following a five-hour-long process. The raw rice grains are first mixed with mashed century eggs, which help to break down the grains. Though it is not possible to travel to Hong Kong now, you can still comfort yourself with a hot bowl of Mui Kee Congee, especially with this special bundle, exclusive for this period!

 

  

 

 

MUI KEE CONGEE

1 Scotts Road, Shaw Centre, #01-12, Singapore 228208

 

Food Promotion: “Miss You Hong Kong” Special Bundle for $51.36

 

Bundle comes with:

        2 Parrot Fish Belly Congee

        1 Drunken Chicken in Shaoxing Wine

        1 Poached Kai Lan

        1 Crispy Dough Fritters

        2 Grass Jelly with Logan Dessert

 

Validity: From 12 October 2020 to 15 November 2020

 

Terms & Conditions: Promotion is available for dine-in, takeaway and delivery (all delivery platforms). For dine-in and takeaways, customers to flash “100 Reasons to Miss Hong Kong” campaign logo prior to ordering. Not applicable with other promotions, vouchers or privileges. The Management reserves the rights to change, amend and modify the above Terms and Conditions without any prior notice.

 

 

 

Social Place – Contemporary Chinese fare with a flair

(In Picture: Social Place in Tsuen Wan, Social Place’s Custard Charcoal Bun & Truffle Shitake Bun)

 

Social Place is one of Hong Kong’s trendiest casual dining restaurants, famed for its creative menu and fun, cosy atmosphere. “A blast from the past with a tantalising taste of modernity”, With four outlets in Hong Kong and one in Singapore, each outlet presents a contemporary interior, with hints of old Hong Kong. Hong Kong & Singapore outlets’ menu are slightly different – Hong Kong offers a signature Roasted White King Pigeon while the Singapore branch offers a similar version that is the Roasted Quail. Nevertheless, the crowd’s favorite dim sum items such as Truffle Shitake Buns, Custard Charcoal Buns and Small Pig Puddings can still be enjoyed here, together with some exclusive Hong Kong craft beers that would remind you of the playful atmosphere at Lan Kwai Fong.

 

 

 

SOCIAL PLACE

Singapore FORUM The Shopping Mall, Orchard Rd, #01-22 583, 238884

 

Food Promotion: Flash the “100 Reasons to Miss Hong Kong” campaign logo and receive a Free Custard Charcoal Bun Set.

 

Validity: From 12 October 2020 to 15 November 2020

 

Terms & Conditions: Promotion is available on weekdays (Monday to Friday) only, with minimum spend of S$50 (before tax). Customers to flash “100 Reasons to Miss Hong Kong” campaign logo prior to ordering. Complimentary item is limited to ONE per bill and per table. Splitting of bills are not allowed. Valid for dine-in customers only, while stocks last. Not applicable with other promotions, vouchers or privileges. The Management reserves the rights to change, amend and modify the above Terms and Conditions without any prior notice.

 

 

Food is undeniably one of the top reasons that Singaporeans miss and love about Hong Kong, HKTB hopes to inspire consumers to sooth their wanderlust with these food offers while looking forward to the resumption of travel between Singapore and Hong Kong.

 

 

“100 Reasons to Miss Hong Kong” Food Promotion

12 October to 15 November 2020

For more info, visit http://bit.ly/100reasonshk

 

#MissYouHongKong #DiscoverHongKong
@DiscoverHongKong

 

 

  

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