Xin Wang Hong Kong Café – Supper Till Wee Hours of 4am

   

Suppers are evil. They help you put on those extra pounds, and eye bags when you need that additional sleep. But suppers are also some of the most enjoyable moments of friendships. During our growing up years, I am sure you can remember those class outings where we hang out with our friends till the wee hours of the morning.

Sometimes we just do not know where to go to eat other than the 24 hour fastfood and prata shops. The good news is 13 out of 16 Xin Wang Hong Kong Café are operating till 4am daily, best if you are hungry after a midnight movie or KTV session.

One of the characteristics of Hong Kong café is that they sell almost everything. Well, almost. More than 200 items to be more exact.

What’s your favourite item at Xin Wang?

Some of mine are the rather Singapore style Chicken Cutlet Dry Curry Ramen ($9.50), healthy tasting Pork Chop and Egg Papaya Soup Bee Hoon ($9.50), hearty Pork Chop and Fries ($8.80), and their super crowd pleaser Mango Snow Ice ($6.90). Not forgetting the Ice HK Milk Tea ($3.20) which has always been their signature best-selling drink.

Their HK Steamed Chicken Sausage and Mushroom Bamboo Rice ($7.80) is better than I expected – tasty, moist and fragrant. I love it where there are generous portions of sausage and mushroom, and the rice is suitably warm and well-covered with sauce.

I never once thought of ordering deep fried chicken at a Hong Kong café. If I really needed some, I would have went to the other restaurants starting with K, P or T yah? Their Chicken In A Basket (3 for $8.80) is dry and crisp on its outer layer and surprisingly tender on the inside, with the plus point of not being overly oily. I actually ordered it again!

What I like about Hong Kong café menus is that they dare to be experimental, and adding twists to otherwise ‘cheap’ food. Their Dry Noodles with Chye Poh Omelette and Chicken Floss feels like a combination of my mother’s cooking and the usual fried instant noodles – but it somehow works. Though I must say this dish may not be consistent throughout different branches.

I must say that I am not encouraging people to stay out late (especially when I am a teacher). But we all know there are times we would just want to indulge in dining and chit chatting with friends (Here’s a pic of me and foodie pals Miss Tam Chiak and CalvinTimo – taken at 1am!). Some of my best uni memories are supper times where we would search Singapore just to look for a place that is opened. At least you now know where to go and what to eat.

Xin Wang Hong Kong Café Voucher Giveaway! [Giveaway ended]
Xin Wang Hong Kong Cafe is giving away $20 vouchers each to 2 lucky Daniel’s Food Diary readers.

All you need to do is
1) *Likes* the FaceBook Page of Daniel’s Food Diary,
2) Share this post on Facebook or Retweet on Twitter AND
3) Leave a comment below to name your favourite supper item from Xin Wang

Results will be announced this Friday, 19 Oct 2012.

Xin Wang Hong Kong Café
No. 6 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square #01-04, Singapore 039594 (City Hall MRT) Tel: +65-6337 5297

Other outlets: Anchorpoint, Cathay Orchard Cineleisure, Changi Airport T3, Heartland Mall, Holland Village, Marina Square, Northpoint, Springvale, Sun Plaza, Tiong Bahru Plaza, West Coast Plaza, White Sands Shopping Mall, Yew Tee Point,
Opening Hours: 11am-4am (Mon-Fri), 10am-4am (Sat-Sun)

Other Hong Kong Cafe Entries
KungFu Paradise (Bugis+)
Causeway Bay Hong Kong Cafe
Imperial Treasures Windows of Hong Kong (TripleOne)
HK Kim Gary Restaurant (Vivocity)
Wong Kok Char Chan Teng (Bugis Junction)

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38 Responses to “Xin Wang Hong Kong Café – Supper Till Wee Hours of 4am”

  1. Shu Yi
    October 16, 2012 at 5:28 pm #

    My fav Mango Snow Ice !!

  2. Peh Xin Ying
    October 16, 2012 at 5:49 pm #

    I like prawn paste chicken!

  3. jane lee
    October 16, 2012 at 5:52 pm #

    HK Steamed Chicken Sausage and Mushroom Bamboo Rice

  4. elaine
    October 16, 2012 at 6:03 pm #

    Singapore style Chicken Cutlet Dry Curry Ramen

  5. Jasmine
    October 16, 2012 at 6:04 pm #

    Mango Snow Ice

  6. October 16, 2012 at 6:58 pm #

    Definitely the mango snow ice! (: YUMS!

  7. October 16, 2012 at 7:35 pm #

    HK Steamed Chicken Sausage and Mushroom Bamboo Rice! Taste like authentic HK rice !

  8. June Lee
    October 16, 2012 at 8:08 pm #

    Anything from the cheese baked dishes!! =)

  9. October 16, 2012 at 8:11 pm #

    Gonna be HK Steamed Chicken Sausage & Mushroom Bamboo Rice!

  10. Ng Qi Yan
    October 16, 2012 at 8:15 pm #

    HK Steamed Chicken Sausage & Mushroom Bamboo rice cos i love bamboo rice! :)

  11. CL
    October 16, 2012 at 8:36 pm #

    Dry noodles with Chye Poh omelette and chicken floss

  12. Fiona Chan
    October 16, 2012 at 9:32 pm #

    Definitely french toast with ice milk tea :)

  13. October 16, 2012 at 10:12 pm #

    I love the noodles with luncheon meat! yummy!

  14. Sophia Ang
    October 16, 2012 at 10:15 pm #

    HK Steamed Chicken Sausage and Mushroom Bamboo Rice! Savour fragrant sausages with tender chicken chunks on hot, fluffy rice. nom nom nom

  15. Chin Ming
    October 16, 2012 at 11:28 pm #

    Mango Snow Ice!!!

  16. Pei Chwen
    October 16, 2012 at 11:30 pm #

    Mango Snow Ice

  17. Crystal Ng
    October 16, 2012 at 11:58 pm #

    ***** Chicken in a basket ***

  18. Rachel
    October 17, 2012 at 12:01 am #

    HK Steamed Chicken Sausage & Mushroom Bamboo rice =p

  19. Hong Jingting
    October 17, 2012 at 1:15 am #

    my fav is Mango snow ice!

  20. October 17, 2012 at 2:04 am #

    Mango Snow Ice

  21. Koh Jess
    October 17, 2012 at 10:33 am #

    Mango Snow Ice

  22. eddy
    October 17, 2012 at 3:18 pm #

    Chicken In A Basket!!

  23. Edwin Khoo
    October 17, 2012 at 3:29 pm #

    HK Steamed Chicken Sausage & Mushroom Bamboo rice

  24. Jeanie
    October 17, 2012 at 11:02 pm #

    I’m sooooo hungry now! After seeing all the food taken by your skillful photography, my stomach started groooo groooo 叫 le…

  25. Jeanie
    October 17, 2012 at 11:04 pm #

    I love the mango snow ice best! :)

  26. October 18, 2012 at 12:29 am #

    Sliced fish hor fun! :))

  27. October 18, 2012 at 12:45 am #

    Mango snow ice! Something to munch on but not too filling and go to bed with much guilt 😛

  28. Shanluh
    October 18, 2012 at 7:11 am #

    Definitely egg papaya soup bee hoon to pretend the supper is less sinful! Haha

    • admin
      October 22, 2012 at 6:44 am #

      Congrats to Shanluh. You have won for yourself $20 Xin Wang vouchers! Thank you Xin Wang for the vouchers and picking the winners. Pls contact me at DanielFoodDiary@gmail.com with your mailing address. :)

  29. jessie
    October 18, 2012 at 8:55 am #

    Mango Snow Ice

  30. Jen
    October 19, 2012 at 1:42 am #

    Mango snow ice! *slurps*

  31. Kelly Teo
    October 19, 2012 at 4:15 pm #

    yuan yang ice! :)

  32. Claudia Ng
    October 19, 2012 at 5:05 pm #

    I usually tend to like more traditional and healthy food so my fav food item would definitely be the Hong Kong steamed Chicken sausage and mushroom bambioo rice! :)

  33. Ita
    October 19, 2012 at 5:16 pm #

    Mango snow ice!

  34. Zhimin
    October 19, 2012 at 5:25 pm #

    Egg papaya soup bee hoon

  35. Jiayi
    October 19, 2012 at 6:51 pm #

    My favourite would be cheese baked rice!

  36. admin
    October 22, 2012 at 6:43 am #

    Congrats to Sophia Ang and Shanluh. You have each won for yourself $20 Xin Wang vouchers! Thank you Xin Wang for the vouchers and picking the winners.

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