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The Best Of Hong Kong
Lifestyle News
By Karen Chiang | August 18th, 2018

Since opening in 1928, Jimmy’s Kitchen has seen Hong Kong at its best and worst. This bastion of the local food scene has seen the city through the Second World War, multiple financial crises, and SARS. Known for its unique blend of western and Asian dishes, the restaurant’s menu has seen few changes over the decades. To this day, diners can expect hearty comfort food like steak, beef stroganoff, fried rice, and Indian curries.

The eatery has its roots in Shanghai, where the original outpost opened in 1924. Taking its cue from these origins, the Hong Kong location has always been influenced by the Shanghainese original’s warm hospitality and taste. The result is Jimmy’s Kitchen well-loved menu and customer service. The Tsim Sha Tsui location recently closed its doors – another victim of Hong Kong’s soaring rents. But The Central location, in Wyndham Street’s South China Building, continues to cater to tourists and locals alike. The brand will celebrate its 90th anniversary in Hong Kong this year.

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