You can buy a diverse range of ingredients in the many ethnic food shops in Chungking Mansions in Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Nora Tam
You can buy a diverse range of ingredients in the many ethnic food shops in Chungking Mansions in Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Nora Tam
Andrew Sun
Opinion

Opinion

Mouthing Off by Andrew Sun

‘Ethnic’ food shopping in Hong Kong: I’m all for convenience, whether at the local grocer or a supermarket international aisle

  • ‘Ethnic’ grocery shops offer a wider range of special ingredients, usually at a better price than supermarkets, which usually only stock bestsellers
  • Supermarkets’ ethnic food sections do make it easy to put together an authentic meal from another culture, though, even if some see them as racist

You can buy a diverse range of ingredients in the many ethnic food shops in Chungking Mansions in Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Nora Tam
You can buy a diverse range of ingredients in the many ethnic food shops in Chungking Mansions in Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Nora Tam
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