A stinky tofu stall on Portland Street, Mong Kok, during Lunar New Year 2016. Photo: EPA

The hawkers of Hong Kong and Los Angeles: two cities, two very different stories

Street vending has long been an iconic part of the urban scene in Hong Kong and Los Angeles, enriching them socially while helping the less well off earn a living. Now, as one city does all it can to preserve the culture, the other seems intent on destroying what’s left of a way of life.

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A stinky tofu stall on Portland Street, Mong Kok, during Lunar New Year 2016. Photo: EPA
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