Café Hunan

Café Hunan

Café Hunan

Address
CKoon Wah Building, 420-424 Queen's Road West, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Hong Kong Island
Hong Kong S.A.R., China

Description

Café Hunan

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The most obvious difference between food from Hunan and the cuisine of nearby Sichuan is the near absence of the eminently conspicuous Sichuan peppercorns. Most people know only of the spicier Hunan dishes, but the food can also be surprisingly light and the flavors delicate. There's also an assertive smokiness mixed in there, applying to some meats.

At Café Hunan, the innocuous-sounding stir-fried potatoes with hot and sour sauce is a knockout - and among the spiciest things on the menu. The Yin Yang Fish Head is a good counterpoint, completely covered on one side with yellow chilies and on the other with red ones. It looks incendiary, but is actually mild as long as you don't gnaw on the peppers. Also the stir-fried pork with Youxian dried bean curd and the stir-fried baby chicken. There's a lot to eat here so come hungry, on a date, or both.

Price: About HK$150 (£12) per person

Chinese Address

香港上環皇后大道西420-424號冠華大廈
Hong Kong Island
Hong Kong S.A.R., China

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