What you'll do
Ready to see local night life & entertainment? Over at Kowloon City, you’ll see streets and streets lined with hotpot places, Chiu Chow dessert shops, and an abundance of Thai restaurants. Those, believe it or not, are places that locals love and have a long-rooted place in the history of Kowloon City, also dubbed as Little Thailand in Hong Kong. Eat your way through Kowloon City like a progressive meal, you'll encounter many different ethnic foods and learn about their place in HK's history and society. We will go to 6 different tasting locations so eat light before this food tour. 1. Indonesian/Thai skewers 2. Thai salad 3. Chinese-Islamic sandwiches 4. Chiu Chow noodles 5. Hong Kong beef brisket noodles 6. British inspired egg tarts In this neighborhood, we’ll retell the history of Kowloon City & Hong Kong through the food from all the different ethnic communities in Hong Kong. Come have a taste of history with us of Hong Kong’s past, present & future & see what local nightlife looks like. Eat through HK's culture, history & traditions. You'll start off with an exhilarating minibus ride to Kowloon City, see the last remains of the Kowloon Wall City (once the densest place on Earth), and visit Uncle Man, the famous paper tearer (dependent on availability) & learn HK drinking games.
I'm Virginia & I run a local food tour company called Humid with a Chance of Fishballs Tours in Hong Kong (HK). Sound familiar? We took Foodie Youtuber Mike Chen from Strictly Dumpling around for street food. https://youtu.be/iFhqs3AyTAY How we wok n roll! We want tourists to see the real HK, thru food. You are going to eat through HK's culture, traditions & history. HCFT is a small team of guides - Virginia, John, & Kelly. We're bi-lingual (Cantonese & English). We make sure to go to the real mom & pop shops which are decades-old, & several generations passed down so you can hear all the great stories behind the people that cook the food. FOOD TOURS w/YOUTUBERS: https://youtu.be/iNhEMSk3MVY?t=61 https://youtu.be/cnAMEvvAUqo https://youtu.be/z6mQbWyw06U?t=327 SEEN IN: - 2019 Lonely Planet - Michelin Guide's website - TimeOut HK
6 FOOD TASTING STANDS. Eats like a progressive meal beginning with appetizers, & ending with dessert. Food as per itinerary…
A bottle of water is provided at the beginning of the tour. There is a shared bottle of beer provided at one of the food…
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Where you'll be
MONG KOK We meet here and start with a red minibus ride ($8 HKD for the fare - cash only). KOWLOON WALLED CITY PARK We set the scene here with the history and sights of the last remains of what once was "the densest place in the world. 6 FOOD TASTING STANDS Hole-in-the-wall restaurants; mom & pop shops; 2nd/3rd generation wet market eateries; & old-school bakeries. It's gonna be an amazing night!
Things to keep in mind
Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 8 guests ages 16 and up can attend. It's a foodie walking tour on mainly flat ground. Please be expected to walk around 2-3km during the 3.5 hour tour. Please have weather appropriate gear (umbrellas, hats, etc).
All events will be cancelled if the Hong Kong Observatory announces that the Red or Black Rainstorm Signal is hoisted or the Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal: T8, T9, or T10 is hoisted.
Kowloon City Night Food Tour