All posts tagged: Mak Pui Gor

Michelin-starred Tim Ho Wan

Early this week, Mr. Diplomat and I had our second dim sum dinner at the 1 Michelin-starred Tim Ho Wan, the world’s cheapest Michelin-starred restaurant, with our newly wed chef friends. The restaurant is owned by Chef Mak Pui Gor, who was formerly with Lung King Heen, one of the only two 3 Michelin-starred restaurants in Hong Kong (both of which are in Four Seasons Hotel!), so you can just imagine the craftsmanship that goes into each dim sum. Location From Yau Ma Tei Station Exit D, you can get there by going right along Waterloo Road, left at Dundas Street, and right at Kwong Wa Street. You should not go past the 7-11. This hole-in-the-wall restaurant is easy to miss as there is no English signage, so just look for the long queue and you’ll know you’re there. Queue We waited for 30 minutes for both times that we went there after 7:00 pm. This restaurant does not accept reservations, so you cannot escape the waiting. Food I will definitely go back for the …