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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Cha chaan teng menus reflect changing times and tastes

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Menus show changing times and tastes Milk tea, pineapple buns and macaroni with sliced ham are the signature dishes at cha chaan teng. But other delicacies have long vanished from their tables. One of them is "black cake", an ultra-thick pancake that can feed several people, says Lau Wing-po, the boss at Ngan Lung Catering. "Usually ...

  2. Cha chaan teng-style restaurant to put a twist on traditional dishes

    Posted Jan 28th 2011, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... with Vivian Chen Hongkongers are definitely not deprived of cha chaan teng. So it's odd that Margaret Xu Yuan (pictured), the founder of private kitchen Yin Yang and also Commune, which operates a couple of organic restaurants, is opening such a place in her first joint venture. Do we really need another cha chaan teng? The restaurant, called Cantopop (a mish-mash of East ...

  3. Whatever next? Starbucks is looking to muscle in on HK's own cha chaan teng

    Posted Aug 07th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo The influence of cha chaan teng is everywhere. The Hong Kong-style eateries have made inroads across Guangdong, thanks to the popularity of pineapple buns, French toast ... they sound suspiciously like those old-style cha chaan teng offerings- stocking milk tea and yin-yeung (mixed coffee and tea)- with a bit of extra cream. Starbucks' PR minders say it's ...

  4. Farm-to-fork foodies tuck into fresh local vegetables at annual harvest celebration

    Posted Apr 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... supplier's hens listen to while laying their eggs. 'Since Cantopop [the restaurant] puts a twist in our beloved cha chaan teng concept, I thought it'd be fun to do something a little ...

  5. Baristas need recipe nous and patience

    Posted Nov 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Milk tea from cha chaan teng was once Hong Kong's favourite drink, but these days, coffee is gaining in popularity, says May Man, barista course director at Coffee Lover. 'Local coffee culture is booming, with a coffee shop or a caf?around every corner of the street,' she says. '[Coffee] has become part of the culture. People do not only just love ...

  6. HK milk tea and comfort food an acquired taste on mainland

    Posted Jul 31st 2010, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... With more Hong Kong people working and living on the mainland, the city's distinctive cha chaan teng eateries are mushrooming on the other side of the border. And they are bringing ... big shopping mall,' Adeline Ding, a business executive and a milk-tea lover, said. Sin Man-dong, who runs a cha chaan teng at a high-end shopping mall in Guangzhou, estimates ...

  7. cafe society

    Posted Apr 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie The humble cha chaan teng, the local greasy spoon cafe- or what the Hong Kong Tourist Board website amusingly refers to as a 'tea bistro'- signifies comfort food ... of one's childhood. The menu at an average cha chaan teng also points to Hong Kong's mixed heritage. The ubiquitous naai cha (milk tea) is derived directly from good old-fashioned army tea, ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - FOOD & WINE

    25+ restaurants: Founded in the 1940s, Honolulu Coffee Shop's signature dish is egg tart

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 12:04am by JANICE LEUNG HAYES

    ... in the 1940s because I'm not sure exactly when it was," says Derrick Yeung, director of the cha chaan teng Honolulu Coffee Shop, and the son of the founder. The first cafe was located in Sham ... sutt. We didn't serve hot food. We had a bakery and drinks like milk tea and coffee." Some say that coffee is the reason why the cha chaan teng is named after the Hawaiian capital. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - FOOD

    Another one bites the dust … Ngau Kee Food Cafe closes after 62 years

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Sheung Wan cha chaan teng closes after 62 years Hundreds of diners yesterday flocked to a 62-year-old cha chaan teng in Sheung Wan on its last day ... if you want me to go, but you can't say Ngau Kee isn't special, you can't say you won't lease the unit to a cha chaan teng any more," said restaurant owner Mak ...

  10. Preserving a place in our hearts for our not-so-haughty cuisine

    Posted Feb 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and unique character of a city like Hong Kong. When we refer to intangible heritage we mean the collective memory of the people, which reflects our lifestyles. I would like to see the cha chaan teng ... and traditions of a society are regarded as part of its intangible heritage and that is why the cha chaan teng is a suitable candidate. After the second world war, these cafe-style restaurants provided ...




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