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Experience the diversity of culinary delights in Hong Kong with two movies that set you on a voyage of pleasure. One takes you to the height of gourmet dining. The other takes you into the world of uniquely local fare that reflects the East-meets-West character of Hong Kong. You'll love discovering why Hong Kong is the Culinary Capital of Asia.
Stylish Dining With a View

World-famous Jackie Chan teamed up with starlet Shu Qi in the comedy-action romp, Gorgeous. Chan plays a kung-fu fighting millionaire trying to romance Shu's character, a young Taiwanese woman. He does it in style by taking her to Felix, a glamorous restaurant decorated by renowned French designer Philippe Starck, atop The Peninsula hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui. The views from the Felix, and other luxury harbour-side restaurants are dazzling at night. Romance fills the air as the Hong Kong skyline glitters across Victoria Harbour. Combined with superb food and immaculate service, these restaurants give you an experience you will never forget.
Homegrown Favourites

As every gourmet know, great food is not just the purview of five-star chefs. Simple fare is often the food that we hold dearest, evoking fond memories and soothing our restless souls. This nostalgia is part of the appeal of the drama Days of Being Wild. Set in 1960, the film's characters struggle through life, experiencing love and love lost in a soulful journey. The film vividly calls to mind an older Hong Kong. While Hong Kong has radically changed since then, the traditions of the past live on. Queen's Cafe, featured prominently in the movie, is still in business and you can go to any Hong Kong-style caf and have a traditional afternoon snack: an egg tart or sweet bun stuffed with melted butter and yuen yeung, a distinctively Hong Kong creation of half coffee and half tea.

Let these two Hong Kong movies guide you on a culinary tour and treat yourself to a delicious contrast of dining experiences. You'll love it and what better way to experience first-hand the magic of movies.
 

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