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Old 01-05-2017, 12:46 PM
 
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Hong Kong does not have its own cuisine. It is just one stupid version of the Canton cuisine.
In not long, HK will be just a city under Guangdong province anyway.
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Old 01-06-2017, 11:13 AM
 
Location: In the heights
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for every invention you mentioned, I can give you an example in Shanghai food, what's your point?

You are comparing a single city, with a huge country with all sorts of cities. Is HK that special and different in terms of food? Not at all. It is just one of the many kinds.
Well, that's not entirely accurate either. People do give distinction to Shanghainese cuisine and Hong Kong cuisine because they are massively influential cities within the modern history of China. There are definitely plenty of restaurants in China that describe their cuisine specifically as Hong Kong cuisine and not Guangdong cuisine. Some of it is muddled now because a lot of items from Hong Kong just became common just as it does with a lot of other regional Chinese cuisines.
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Old 01-06-2017, 12:00 PM
 
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never saw a restaurant in China that boosts so called Hongkong Cuisine. You mean stupid westernized sandwich and milk tea in those HK style Tea House? LOL. They are like fast food chains

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Well, that's not entirely accurate either. People do give distinction to Shanghainese cuisine and Hong Kong cuisine because they are massively influential cities within the modern history of China. There are definitely plenty of restaurants in China that describe their cuisine specifically as Hong Kong cuisine and not Guangdong cuisine. Some of it is muddled now because a lot of items from Hong Kong just became common just as it does with a lot of other regional Chinese cuisines.
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Old 01-07-2017, 11:19 AM
 
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never saw a restaurant in China that boosts so called Hongkong Cuisine. You mean stupid westernized sandwich and milk tea in those HK style Tea House? LOL. They are like fast food chains
In your first sentence you claim they do not exist then in your next sentence admit to having seen them but do not like them. Could you contradict yourself any faster?

Here is the baidu entry for Cha Chaan Teng. Read the first paragraph where they describe it as serving Hong Style cuisine and how these types of restaurants are also found in China and many other countries.

http://baike.baidu.com/item/茶餐厅/4934194?fr=aladdin
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Old 01-07-2017, 05:02 PM
 
Location: In the heights
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never saw a restaurant in China that boosts so called Hongkong Cuisine. You mean stupid westernized sandwich and milk tea in those HK style Tea House? LOL. They are like fast food chains
I can't help it if you're illiterate
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Old 01-08-2017, 03:38 AM
 
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In your first sentence you claim they do not exist then in your next sentence admit to having seen them but do not like them. Could you contradict yourself any faster?

Here is the baidu entry for Cha Chaan Teng. Read the first paragraph where they describe it as serving Hong Style cuisine and how these types of restaurants are also found in China and many other countries.

http://baike.baidu.com/item/茶餐厅/4934194?fr=aladdin
let me put it this way: the difference betwen HK and Guangdong cuisine is way smaller than the region differences among Guangdong cuisine itself.

Hope that clears things up. HK is not really that special in terms of food.
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Old 01-08-2017, 04:09 AM
 
Location: Guangzhou, China
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never saw a restaurant in China that boosts so called Hongkong Cuisine. You mean stupid westernized sandwich and milk tea in those HK style Tea House? LOL. They are like fast food chains
Have you ever actually been to China? Did you actually look at restaurant signs while you were here?

There are literally dozens of restaurants just in my area that bill themselves as HK restaurants that range from fast food to full-service luxury restaurants. There are a few in my wife's hometown in Hunan, and other, pan-Chinese places that have a "Hong Kong" section to their menu.

I get it: you, and others currently present, don't like HK, or you don't like that they're thought of as a separate entity from the rest of China. You don't like that their food may include influences from the West (OH GOD, NOOOOO). That's fine - sad and pointless, but fine - but let's not fly into a tizzy denying reality.
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Old 01-08-2017, 04:26 AM
 
Location: Taipei
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As always, any topic concerning Hong Kong, even if it's just about freakin' food, quickly establishes itself into butt hurt wumaos versus normal people.
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Old 01-08-2017, 05:46 AM
 
Location: Guangzhou, China
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In not long, HK will be just a city under Guangdong province anyway.
In a few decades, it will probably be considered an autonomous region that still enjoys special administrative rights versus other Guangdong cities, and will still be world-renowned for a variety of reasons.
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Old 01-08-2017, 05:50 AM
 
Location: Guangzhou, China
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As always, any topic concerning Hong Kong, even if it's just about freakin' food, quickly establishes itself into butt hurt wumaos versus normal people.
So petty and silly...
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