Singapore laksa at Pestle & Mortar in Happy Valley. The restaurant is tiny, and makes a limited number of bowls of laksa each day. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

The best laksa in Hong Kong: a Malaysian and a Singaporean go on a spicy noodle soup hunt

  • A rich soup base is the foundation of a good laksa, but there are several varieties, so we confined our quest to curry laksa, or nyonya laksa, with coconut milk
  • Our experts look for how springy the noodles are, the balance of spices and herbs, and how well cooked and flavourful the ingredients are
Topic |   Food and Drinks

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Singapore laksa at Pestle & Mortar in Happy Valley. The restaurant is tiny, and makes a limited number of bowls of laksa each day. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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Exterior of Malacca Cuisine in Sheung Wan. Photo: Simone McCarthy

Rendang, laksa: Singapore and Malaysian cuisine for less than US$12 at Malacca Cuisine in Sheung Wan

  • Malacca Cuisine serves up tasty classics that arrive in minutes, despite being so busy
  • Also on the menu were Hainanese chicken with bak kut teh, satay dishes and vegetable noodles
Topic |   Hong Kong budget eats

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Exterior of Malacca Cuisine in Sheung Wan. Photo: Simone McCarthy
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