Any trip to Hong Kong would not be complete without having a meal (or should we say every meal?) in one of their many cha chaan tengs, snacking on a couple of Hong Kong egg tarts in one seating and slurping up some Hong Kong-style milk teas to end your day on a sweet note.
Even though that the service is definitely not the best around, Hong Kong still remains as one of the best food destinations in Asia. Thankfully for us, there are quite a number of iconic Hong Kong restaurants that opened in Singapore over the past few years.
Forget about the 4-hour flight to Hong Kong, here are 7 Hong Kong food concepts in Singapore that will gau dim any lingering HK food cravings.
Mott 32 is set to open in Singapore during the latter half of 2019.
Making its grand opening at Marina Bay Sands, Mott 32 is an upscale Chinese restaurant from Hong Kong that pays homage to New York’s first Chinese convenience store with its name. The convenience store opened in 1851 on 32 Mott Street during a fundamental time where the Chinese first migrated to New York.
Here’s what you can expect from Mott 32 Singapore.
Gram—famous souffle pancakes from Japan—is coming to Singapore.
You’d probably have seen photos and boomerang videos of these fluffy pancakes on Instagram. They jiggle when you shake the plate, they really do. Gram Cafe & Pancakes will be opening in Singapore at VivoCity level 2 in June 2019.
In 2018 alone, there have been multiple instances where we have witnessed Singaporeans’ relentless patience to queue for overseas brands who have made their debuts in Singapore, including famous Korean toast chain Isaac Toast, original cheese tea inventor HEYTEA, and Austrian bakery specialising in devil cheese buns, Guschlbauer.
Keep your eyes peeled and your calendars marked because come late November, famous Hokkaido soft serve shop Naganuma Ice is slated to open in Singapore’s Carlton City Hotel.
Known to be Hokkaido’s most sought-after soft serve brand, the brand specialises in soft serves and gelato and always sees queues of almost an hour long. Distinctively the sole Hokkaido firm certified by the prefecture’s authorities for using raw Hokkaido milk in their ice cream products, their milky goodnesses is quite possibly the best in Naganuma itself.
Photo Credit: Go-Ang Chicken Rice Singapore
Move aside all other lunch plans you have because Bangkok’s Michelin Bib Gourmand recipient Go-Ang Pratunam Chicken Rice is set to open in Singapore on 20 October 2018.
With it might be a bit mind-boggling why anyone would queue for so long for a dish easily found anywhere else, a devoted fan base of locals and visitors alike would tell you otherwise.
Aqua S—Sydney’s famous soft serve shop—is opening in Singapore. For all the dessert fans out there with an incurable sweet tooth, be prepared to get the sugar rush of your lifetime.
Aqua S’ famous blue-hued soft serve has taken the internet by storm and stunning pictures of this dessert have flooded our Instagram feeds ever since it was founded in 2016.
The mastermind behind these whimsical desserts, Aqua S, will be opening their first outlet in Singapore at Orchard Xchange. Here’s what you can expect besides insanely long queues.
Famous American fast food restaurant chain, Shake Shack is coming to Singapore in 2019! Shake Shack has officially confirmed the news on its Instagram account that it will be opening the first outlet at Jewel Changi Airport which is scheduled to open in end March 2019.
Even if you have not tried it, you would have seen pictures of their juicy burgers all over social media. And now, this New York City institution—known for its simple, yet extremely satisfying burgers, hot dogs and shakes—is expanding to Singapore shores. Isn’t this every burger lover’s wildest dreams come true?!
It’s only been a few weeks since Isaac Toast announced its plans to open in Singapore but the wait has been agonising. But all’s good now because Isaac Toast will begin operations at Plaza Singapura from tomorrow (15 July 2018) onwards!
This popular Korean toast chain is famous for their breakfast toasts that come in an assortment of flavours which include the likes of ham & cheese, bulgogi and more. Locals and tourists alike love their sandwiches for the over-the-top fillings and crisp bread slices.
We had a sneak peek of their menu before they officially open so carry on reading to find out more! READ ON