The house special at Hong Kong’s new “British Chinese” restaurant 1908BC is a curry served with both rice and chip. Photo: Jonathan Wong
The house special at Hong Kong’s new “British Chinese” restaurant 1908BC is a curry served with both rice and chip. Photo: Jonathan Wong

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What will Hong Kong locals think of the city’s first ‘British Chinese’ restaurant? 1908BC brings deliberately inauthentic cuisine to Sheung Wan’s expat-friendly neighbourhood

  • The Search for General Tso described how American Chinese cooking was taught in New York’s Chinatown, but British Chinese claims a more nuanced heritage
  • 1908BC in Sheung Wan serves Brit-friendly takeaway staples like crispy shredded duck, fried chicken balls, barbecued honey pork ribs and ‘chip shop curry’

The house special at Hong Kong’s new “British Chinese” restaurant 1908BC is a curry served with both rice and chip. Photo: Jonathan Wong
The house special at Hong Kong’s new “British Chinese” restaurant 1908BC is a curry served with both rice and chip. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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