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Queen Sophie 酥妃皇后 - Egg Tarts With 386 Crispy Layers And Strawberry Croissant In Hong Kong

Specialising in crust pastry baked goods, Queen Sophie 酥妃皇后 touts itself as the Queen of Pastry and a Hong Kong Legend. The bakery is named after the owner, Sophie 蘇菲 (su-fei) which in Cantonese sounds like pastry (酥 also pronounced su). Playing on the words, the bakery Queen Sophie was born. (Though literally, it could mean ”Conbubine-Queen” which is very strange.) Most tourists would head over to Tai Cheong Bakery 泰昌餅家 or Honolulu Café 檀島咖啡餅店 for their egg tarts. It is always good to know there are many alternatives out there. Located along a quiet street in......

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Hoi On Cafe 海安咖啡室 – Nostalgic Bing Sutt Cafe In Sheung Wan, One Of "The 38 Essential Hong Kong Restaurants" To Visit

Hoi On Cafe 海安咖啡室 – Nostalgic Bing Sutt Cafe In Sheung Wan, One Of “The 38 Essential Hong Kong Restaurants” To Visit

In Hong Kong, there is no lack of Cha Chaan Teng (Hong Kong-style cafés) but the predecessor version of a place for a light meal known as “Bing Sutt” is a diminishing trade. Literally translated as “ice room”, these are traditional cold drinking houses found between the...

May 16, 2018
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