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Sun Sum Congee 新深粥店 @ Hong Kong

My favourite breakfast in HK is porridge or what the locals call congee. There are many congee place in HK so the competition is stiff. So for a place to survive so long is amazing.

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Old signboard

Sun Sum Congee has been operating along Hennessy Road for a long time.

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䜴油皇炒面 Fried noodles in dark soy sauce

䜴油皇炒面 Fried noodles in dark soy sauce is just a very simple fried noodles with dark soy sauce and yellow chives. The HK way is to eat it with porridge, dunking it into the hot porridge like dough fritters.

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生滚猪润粥 Pig liver porridge

The highlight is the porridge. I ordered a 生滚粥 boiled porridge which you can choose from a wide range of raw ingredients that are thrown into the base porridge and cooked together. I order a pig liver and pig blood curd combination.

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鲜虾肠粉 Shrimp rice rolls

The rice rolls are a bit think for my liking even though they made them fresh in the store.

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Really old hard written menu

At the door is a handwritten menu. The calligraphy of the person who wrote it was really good. I was admiring the writing on the wall for quite a long time even the staff looked up to see what I am looking at.

Sun Sum Congee 新深粥店
168 Hennessy Rd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Tel : +852 2575 6607

Date Visited : Jan 2015

PS: In a recent visit, the standard has dropped a lot. Service was bad even by HK standard. Would not be going back anytime soon.

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