Thursday, 24 July 2014

Modern China Restaurant - Hong Kong

We went back to Hong Kong Island for dinner at the highly recommended Modern China Restaurant in Times Square:
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Fried Mantou
We got off on a good start with the doughy fried mantou with the sweet evaporated milk. Mmm!

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Five Spiced Beef with Noodle Soup
I found it really interesting that it was served as two separate components rather than one big dish with the beef in the noodle soup. I guess they didn`t want to mix the flavours. The beef was very good.
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Wo Tip (Pan Fried Dumplings)
These were nicely folded with lots of meat and soup inside and a crispy bottom. I really liked them.

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Xiaolongbao
These xiaolongbao were really good! Lots of soup and they passed the stem test! I thought these were really nicely wrapped and presented.

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Shanghai Style Twisted Rolls
I found these fun to look at, but nothing special in taste. 

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Shanghai Fried Noodles and Chicken soup with Whelk and Melon
The chicken soup with whelk and melon was very well-done! So delicious and so much flavour! 
The Shanghai noodles were okay - there was a little too much soy sauce which made it too salty.

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Shanghai Style Vegetable Rice
Awful. We only ordered one bowl and we left all of it behind since it didn`t suit our tastes at all. 

Overall: A great Chinese restaurant with lots of Northern Chinese dishes (and reasonably priced).  

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