Cafe de Hunan in Yau Ma Tei is one restaurant in Hong Kong that specialises in Hunan cuisine. Here is crispy fragrant eel. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Cafe de Hunan in Yau Ma Tei is one restaurant in Hong Kong that specialises in Hunan cuisine. Here is crispy fragrant eel. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Chinese regional cuisine: Hunan food, and where to find the spicy and sour fare in Hong Kong

  • From Mao Zedong’s favourite braised pork belly to stinky mandarin fish, here are three restaurants in Hong Kong that specialise in the spicy cuisine
  • Hunan cuisine, from central China, is famed for using the heat from chillies mixed with sourness from pickles to create the ultimate spice combination

Cafe de Hunan in Yau Ma Tei is one restaurant in Hong Kong that specialises in Hunan cuisine. Here is crispy fragrant eel. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Cafe de Hunan in Yau Ma Tei is one restaurant in Hong Kong that specialises in Hunan cuisine. Here is crispy fragrant eel. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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