Wagyu is known as the “king of beef”, but how did it earn this regal moniker? Photo: Ushidoki
Wagyu is known as the “king of beef”, but how did it earn this regal moniker? Photo: Ushidoki

The ‘Rolls-Royce of beef’: why is Wagyu so popular – especially in Hong Kong? Served in fine dining restaurants across the city, the beautifully marbled, melt-in-your-mouth meat is even healthier, too

  • Japanese Wagyu is graded by experts using the Beef Marbling Scale, with scores of one to a highest of 12 indicating the amount and quality of marbling
  • Wagyu beef is considered healthier too, with its high concentration of monounsaturated fats, one of the so called ‘good fats’ – and Hong Kong chefs reveal how to best prepare it

Wagyu is known as the “king of beef”, but how did it earn this regal moniker? Photo: Ushidoki
Wagyu is known as the “king of beef”, but how did it earn this regal moniker? Photo: Ushidoki
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