Fish Ball

Take 5: Fish balls

Take 5: Fish balls

These are small and white with a faint grey tinge to them. Moderately bouncy, they also have a rather floury, cloying texture. Although they taste quite strongly of fish, it's more the dried variety. They could do with a little less salt.

Thursday, 8 November, 2012, 9:52am

Wong Fung

Shop A, G/F Bo Fung Mansion, 9-11 St Francis Street, Wan Chai Tel: 2871 3388 Open: noon-1am Cuisine: Chinese-style kushiyaki (grilled skewers)

Price: about HK$350 without drinks and the service charge

Ambience: casual. The long room has a large open kitchen, around which is counter seating, with tables for larger groups.

24 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Hub cooks up melting pot of tastes

Being the central hub for a country with as many developed cuisines as China has its advantages. Wuhan can not only draw upon the spicy, savoury flavours of southwest China, but also the sweet dishes of the east and the hearty food of the north - everything is available in this crossroads capital.

30 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Easier said than served

When she heard other students complain about high food prices at her school's canteen, Ruby Leung, a Young Post junior reporter, decided to investigate. She spoke to the catering company's manager and worked a short shift at the canteen.

Here is the result of Ruby's investigation

29 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Teen who choked on fish ball fights for life

A teenager was fighting for his life in hospital after choking on a fish ball in Shau Kei Wan. The 13-year-old boy, surnamed Cheung, collapsed as he was eating the fish balls and siu mai he had just bought from a stall in Hing Tung Shopping Centre, Yiu Hing Road, shortly after 3pm. He was taken to Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital and was in the intensive-care unit last night.

21 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Where to go for the goods

Australia Dairy Company

47 Parkes Street

Jordan, tel: 2730 1356

This cheap and cheerful cha chan teng is 50 years old and makes what many consider to be the best scrambled egg sandwiches in town.

Kau Kee Restaurant

21 Gough Street

Central, tel: 2815 0123, 2850 5967

7 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

fishy goings-on

Yu daan (fish balls) are probably Hong Kong's most popular roadside snack.

15 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Fish-ball machine users need helping human hand

Fish balls - no, not the type that make piranhas so vicious, but the hot snacks that so many LoDown readers love - are now available in three vending machines at Fotan, Kowloon Tong and Mongkok KCR stations.

7 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

Fishball Affairs

Conveniently located adjacent to Sogo in Causeway Bay, Taiwanese restaurant Fishball Affairs has a catchy name.

But the food, unfortunately, is not so endearing.

14 Sep 2001 - 12:00am


ON LI FISHBALL No 55 Shau Kei Wan Main Street, Shau Kei Wan Tel: 2560-6897 Open: 7am-7pm Just a few steps away from Shau Kei Wan MTR Station is a tiny dai pai dong-style noodle shop that is always full, especially in the afternoon.

You will find all the usual favourites - fishballs, beef noodles and dumplings. The food is fresh, cheap and good.

3 Jul 1998 - 12:00am

Icons of our time

Name: Dining Ah fresco Location: By the side of any busy Hong Kong highway.

Raison d'etre: To give Hong Kongers a chance to chow down in the Great Outdoors (after all, food always tastes better when you eat outdoors, doesn't it?).

29 Sep 1996 - 12:00am