While Hong Kong’s local tongue and cuisine may be Cantonese, it sure does pack a wealth of international flavor these days. An influx of young international chefs and restaurateurs is shaking up the culinary landscape, and while amazing Dim Sum is still easy to find, dining envelopes are being pushed all over the place. In fact, the Michelin guide, upon the launch of its seventh Hong Kong/Macau edition in January, proclaimed that, “Hong Kong has become an undisputed leader in the international culinary landscape.”
Here are some of our current musts when visiting Hong Kong. Of course, when in town also check out HK (hk-magazine.com), Time Out (www.timeout.com.hk), OpenRice(www.openrice.com/en/hongkong) and their respective smartphone apps for up-to-the-minute restaurant openings and culinary developments.