Zhan Zai Ji 沾仔記 – One of the biggest wanton balls I have seen!

Zhan Zai Ji 沾仔記

98 Wellington Street Hong Kong (Central MTR)

DSC_0322-001Located in the vicinity of 一樂燒鵝* (that is literally just down the road), 沾仔記 is a wanton noodle specialty restaurant that has been continuously in the bibik gourmand section of the Michelin guide for many years! There are of course many other wanton noodle restaurants with *** all around HK such as Ho Hung Kee or Mak’s noodles, but we specially chose Zhan Zai Ji as it’s the preferred choice among the local friends, especially over Mak’s which is known as a tourist trap as it only serves a meager bowl for about HKD $40.

Well, just to deviate slightly, if you have remembered my post on the inconsistencies in Ho Hung Kee, they indeed lost their only star for a while before regaining it back this year again.

DSC_0321-001And naturally at such affordable restaurants that got into the Michelin guide, you will expect a perpetual queue every day and night. Packed with so many people in a restaurant like battery hens, we were not spared from space crunch as the 3 of us had to share a small table with 2 others!  Continue reading