Squid in salt and pepper from Sing Kee in Central. American architect and illustrator Tom Schmidt takes visitors there for an authentic Hong Kong street food experience. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Squid in salt and pepper from Sing Kee in Central. American architect and illustrator Tom Schmidt takes visitors there for an authentic Hong Kong street food experience. Photo: Jonathan Wong

For an ‘authentic, down-and-dirty’ Hong Kong seafood experience, this American heads to dai pai dong Sing Kee in Central and Under Bridge Spicy Crab

  • Tom Schmidt, an architect and illustrator who sketches his food porn, likes to show visitors the raucous, street alley ambience of Central dai pai dong Sing Kee
  • If he wants to impress he takes them to Yung Kee; he likes Caprice for celebrations, and can’t wait to hit Taipei night markets and Penang hawker centres again

Squid in salt and pepper from Sing Kee in Central. American architect and illustrator Tom Schmidt takes visitors there for an authentic Hong Kong street food experience. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Squid in salt and pepper from Sing Kee in Central. American architect and illustrator Tom Schmidt takes visitors there for an authentic Hong Kong street food experience. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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