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HK: how to approach (non-vegetarian) restaurants for a vegetarian option

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HK: how to approach (non-vegetarian) restaurants for a vegetarian option

Cosy Cool | Jun 15, 2011 01:05 AM

Hello everyone,

Thanks for all your sage advice on my previous thread and all your HK threads. I have my top 500 list ready to go!! :)

Now: my wife is a vegetarian (true vegetarian, no fish or animal products... but she's not frantic about it: if something has been cooked on a grill or in a pan next to a piece of meat that's probably fine).

I have read about the temples, the vegetarian joints etc, etc, and no doubt we will end up at some of them, but what I am hoping for is some advice on how to approach typical HK restaurants (i.e. where I want to be eating roast goose!!) in the quest for ANY vegetarian options. Are there ANY dishes (or common variations on dishes) that one might order in a typical HK restaurant that won't come back swimming in chicken stock??

It's not a health kick - she'll eat ANYTHING that's not cooked with meat... your thoughts?

Many thanks in advance!

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