Last summer, I read an article in the LATimes about three chefs (from Michelin-starred restaurants) from Hong Kong who were touring the LA area. They said sweet and sour pork is often the dish ordered "to take the measure of a kitchen" as it reveals the cook's level of skill. (if you haven't read it, the article is here http://www.latimes.com/features/food/... )
After reading this, my love for sweet and sour pork was vindicated. I knew it had its roots in traditional Chinese cooking, but I had often heard it wasn't "authentic" and one would never find it in a "real" Chinese restaurant.
so my question... I will be in Hong Kong for two full days (Saturday and Sunday), plus maybe one late dinner (Friday). Where can I get excellent sweet and sour pork? I may be eating alone, or I may be with one or two others. My two friends are locals, so they know how to get around, but ideally somewhere easily accessible would be preferred (they have two very young children). They live in Sha Tin, and I'll be staying relatively close to either Hong Kong Station or Kowloon Station.
someone please find me the sweet and sour pork of my dreams!
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