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Hong Kong's Most Adorable Dumplings


The dim sum at this hot Hong Kong eatery is dizzyingly adorable.

Published on Jan 26, 2017

 

DUCKLINGS, PENGUINS, angry pumpkins: you never know what will march across your plate at The Drunken Pot. This innovative hot-pot spot opened its first branch on Observatory Road in Tsim Sha Tsui, the Drunken Pot is expanding with a Causeway Bay location. The 480-square-meter restaurant looks out over Victoria Harbour, but the dishes are so eye-catching you may have trouble focusing on the view.

The Drunken Pot
The Ultimate Drunken Pot. Courtesy of The Drunken Pot.

The Drunken Penguin steamed buns look like something out of a Pixar cartoon and the Drunken Mon dumplings, molded into pretty pink butterflies, are almost too cute to eat, but go on, take a bite. The filling, consisting of cheese, kimchi, shrimp and pork, is a savory explosion. If you're feeling adventurous, order the signature Ultimate Drunken Pot soup, with five broths: Sichuan, Chiuchow satay, meat-bone tea, fish maw-and-chicken, and the centerpiece—lobster, black truffles and three-cheese broth. thedrunkenpot.com; small plates HK$42–$88.

 

 

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Almost-too-cute-to-eat dim sum. Courtesy of The Drunken Pot.
  • Graffiti wall at The Drunken Pot. Courtesy of The Drunken Pot.
  • The Quotidien cocktail. Courtesy of The Drunken Pot.
  • Lobster roll. Courtesy of The Drunken Pot.
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