04 Oct 2015

1,800 Vote Favourite Local Delicacies in ‘Link Good Food’ Competition

The winners of the ‘Link Good Food’ campaign are out! The ‘Link Good Food’ food tasting event organised by Link was held over the weekend (3-4 October) at Lok Fu Plaza. Over 1,800 members of the public were invited to sample the delicacies from the finalists of the ten popular food categories from 28 stalls and picked the final winners with their votes.

Linking people with local delicacies

In an effort to promote local delicacies, Link appealed to Hongkongers to vote for their favourite restaurants/ food stalls that offer Hong Kong’s ten popular food categories. More than 100 restaurants/ food stalls were nominated within a week with over 4,500 people voting for their favourite eateries. The finalists gathered at Lok Fu Plaza over the weekend where they competed with their best efforts to delight more than 1,800 Hong Kong food lovers and over a dozen of food bloggers. They were joined by a judging panel comprising the media and creativity veteran Man-cheuk Lai, food connoisseur Ka-kuen Leung and food columnist Agnes Chee, who cast their votes for the ‘Link Good Food’ champions.

BC Lo, Director of Corporate Communications and External Relations of Link are glad to see the overwhelming response from the participants including the food operators and members of the public. He remarked that over 30% of Link’s tenants are in the dining and food businesses, offering a great variety of F&B choices to the communities Link serves. The ‘Link Good Food’ campaign allows Link to provide a platform for food operators to learn from counterparts while delighting customers in promoting local delicacies and providing the chance for tenants to engage directly with shoppers. It is also an occasion for Link to demonstrate its vision to serve and improve the lives of those around us and link people to a brighter future.

Man-cheuk Lai, a member of the judging panel, stated that these local delicacies are part of Hong Kong’s iconic food culture. By organising the ‘Link Good Food’ campaign, Link has helped Hong Kong people to know more about the small operators and food stalls that keep local food culture alive.

Mr Wong, representative of the winning Hung Kee Chinese BBQ Meat added that it has been a rare opportunity for him as the competition not only allowed him to share their experience with other operators in the food industry but also offer a chance for them to meet the public and share the happiness of having good food.

Winners of “Link Good Food” gourmet competition:
1
Wonton
Gold Lau Sam Kee Noodle Ka (Sham Shui Po)
Silver Wonton Shing Noodle (Kowloon City)
Bronze Fook Hing Catering Ltd (Lok Fu)
2
Sweet tofu pudding
Gold One Bean Curd (Sham Shui Po)
Silver Jane Bean Juice (Wanchai)
Bronze Dau Lai Heung (Shau Kei Wan)
3
Fish ball/ Siumai
Gold Snacks King (Shau Kei Wan)
Silver Yummy Yummy Café (Lok Fu)
Bronze Tai Wai Snacks (Tai Wai)
4
Chinese BBQ
Gold Hung Kee Chinese BBQ Meat (Lok Fu)
SilverHing Kee Restaurant (Tuen Mun)
Bronze Chuen Shing Chinese BBQ Restaurant
               (Kowloon City)
5
Stuffed three treasures
Gold Cheung Fat Food City (Tsing Yi)
Silver Snacks King (Shau Kei Wan)
Bronze Fried Fish (Ap Lei Chau)
6
French toast
Gold Paris Ice House (Tsim Sha Tsui)
Silver Lung Fung Café (Tai Hang)
Bronze Star Café (Tsim Sha Tsui)
7
Egg tart
Gold King Bakery (Lok Fu)
Silver Nam Fung Restaurant (Shatin)
8
Brisket
Gold Eking Beef Noodle Company (Sai Wan Ho)
Silver Ka Heung Shan Tau Noodle Shop  (Sha Tin)
Bronze Kwan Kee Noodle (Lam Tin)
9
Pineapple bun (buttered)
Gold Cheung Hing Coffee Shop (Happy Valley)
Silver Kam Tsui Bo Restaurant (Shatin)

10
Hong Kong-style milk tea
Gold Star Café  (Tsim Sha Tsui)
Silver Hong Kong Style Restaurant (Kwun Tong)
Bronze Kam Kee Café (Sai Ying Pun)
 
Most Popular Food Operator
3 October – Hung Kee Chinese BBQ Meat (Lok Fu)
4 October – King Bakery (Lok Fu)

Video of Link Good Food Finalists:

Category 1-5
Category 6-10
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