Sunday, 4 August 2013

Mu Dan Ting Banquet - HK

A gorgeous day in Hong Kong
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We took the Star Ferry to Tsim Sha Tsui and then walked along the Avenue of Stars
Avenue of Stars
After lunch, we went to the 1881 Heritage Site - I love what they did with the Former Hong Kong Marine Police Headquarters. They retained the structure and transformed it into a hotel and high end shopping area.
1881 Heritage
Mu Dan Ting has All-You-Can-Eat Dim Sum
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Fish Ball and Corn Soup

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Gun Tong Gao and Zhaliang
Zhaliang is youtiao wrapped in rice noodle and this version at Mu Dan Ting was okay. 

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Lotus root dish and Turnip Cake
The lotus root had a lot of flavour from the sauce; the turnip cake was bland.

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Char Siu Sou and Haam Sui Gaau
Cha Siu Sou had a lot of pastry, but not much cha siu

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Singapore style Lobak Koh and Roast Duck Lai Fun
The lobak koh was spicy and flavourful - however the crispy texture wasn't really there. 
I liked the lai fun with the roast duck - it added a lot more flavour than the lai fun at Xin Dau Ji
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Siu Mai and Fried Wonton
I really liked the fried wonton - you don't usually get to eat so much crispy fried skin on a wonton. Wonton crisps! And to make it even better, the shrimp inside was still hot.

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Egg Cruller and Steamed Meatballs
The egg cruller were pretty sugary and there was syrup too (very sweet). 

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Red Bean Jelly & Osmanthus Jelly and Pancake
The red bean jelly was really delicious! The pancake was made with green onions and was thin and crispy on the edges.

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Mango layer cake and Red bean dessert
The mango layer cake was really good with the right amount of sweetness; unfortunately, the other dessert - red bean soup was really watery.

Overall: The dim sum was alright and it's nice that they offer all-you-can-eat, but they do give you a time limit. 

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