Swiss native Matthias Karl, the managing director of Hong Kong’s first gelato brand, XTC, sticks to what he knows when it comes to eating in Hong Kong, but takes visitors for Chinese meals. Photo: Matthias Karl Swiss native Matthias Karl, the managing director of Hong Kong’s first gelato brand, XTC, sticks to what he knows when it comes to eating in Hong Kong, but takes visitors for Chinese meals. Photo: Matthias Karl
Swiss native Matthias Karl, the managing director of Hong Kong’s first gelato brand, XTC, sticks to what he knows when it comes to eating in Hong Kong, but takes visitors for Chinese meals. Photo: Matthias Karl
Food and Drinks

Why a European in Asia rarely eats Chinese food unless he has guests to entertain

  • Boss of a Hong Kong gelato brand, Matthias Karl sticks to what he knows – food from his native Switzerland and nearby. The bones in Chinese food put him off
  • He likes a fancy place with a view for guests, but takes more adventurous visitors for a wet market dinner at Tung Po in North Point

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Swiss native Matthias Karl, the managing director of Hong Kong’s first gelato brand, XTC, sticks to what he knows when it comes to eating in Hong Kong, but takes visitors for Chinese meals. Photo: Matthias Karl Swiss native Matthias Karl, the managing director of Hong Kong’s first gelato brand, XTC, sticks to what he knows when it comes to eating in Hong Kong, but takes visitors for Chinese meals. Photo: Matthias Karl
Swiss native Matthias Karl, the managing director of Hong Kong’s first gelato brand, XTC, sticks to what he knows when it comes to eating in Hong Kong, but takes visitors for Chinese meals. Photo: Matthias Karl
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