You must have seen at least once on TV; how the Community Chest charity drive comes out in full force in Hong Kong. We did buy a few ‘flags’ and stick them proudly on our shirts.
Continuing from the Hong Kong & Macau Food Guide 2013 series, on one fine morning, we took a leisure walk towards One Dim Sum, one of the hottest dim sum place in Hong Kong that serves all day dim sum at fairly reasonable prices (nothing above HKD24/RM10/USD3.30) per portion. And before you go thinking that this is merely another Tim Ho Wan in the making (or worse, copycat), One Dim Sum has thus far been crowned the #1 restaurant in Hong Kong on TripAdvisor a few months ago, and still sits in the Top 5 comfortably albeit competition from several fine dining options.
Not one to be outdone with, One Dim Sum attracts beyond locals and homemakers that’s for sure. We had to come back after a good 45 minutes. And it was only 10am or so.
Exiting Prince Edward MTR station (Tsuen Wan line; red line) at Exit A, walk east bound along Playing Field Road and you shall see One Dim Sum (or rather, the crowd waiting on the walkway on the outside) fairly easily. Come earlier to beat the crowd, the restaurant can seat 30 pax at most, and the queue can be very … discouraging. We were there at about 10am, took a number from the front counter and told to come back in 45 minutes.
Yes, from breakfast to brunch. Unwillingly. We had to go round and smelt the flowers. Literally. Read the rest of this entry »