Tomato shrimp pho from Vietnamese restaurant Quan Viet in Wan Chai, Hong Kong. Photo: Michelle Wong

Vietnamese beef noodles for US$7 the highlight at pho specialist Quan Viet in Wan Chai

  • The restaurant’s recommended rare beef noodles came with a flavourful broth and tender, delicious beef
  • But the grilled chicken skewer with cold vermicelli failed to balance its flavours, with bland noodles and overly sour fish sauce
Topic |   Hong Kong budget eats

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Tomato shrimp pho from Vietnamese restaurant Quan Viet in Wan Chai, Hong Kong. Photo: Michelle Wong
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Sichuan-style marinated shredded fish maw was one of the tastiest dishes at Rùn, The St. Regis in Wan Chai, Hong Kong. Photo: Tory Ho

Poor service and disappointing dishes: Rùn in Wan Chai needs to up its game

  • A meal at a five-star hotel should be memorable, but at Rùn in the St. Regis some dishes were too salty, and one was so underseasoned as to be almost tasteless
  • A starter of Sichuan-style marinated shredded fish maw was light, refreshing and seasoned correctly, and there was one dish we all liked: fried bean curd
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Sichuan-style marinated shredded fish maw was one of the tastiest dishes at Rùn, The St. Regis in Wan Chai, Hong Kong. Photo: Tory Ho
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