New discovery

21 11 2016


Sitting amid some of the world’s most expensive real estate on Caine Road in the Midlevels, the New Blue Pool bakery and restaurant comes as a shock: it is an unreconstructed, shabby little place selling 1980s-style baked treats like walnut cakes. In the dining room out the back, amid tatty tables and chairs and a taped-up ceiling, a surly shuffling old waiter serves dirt cheap macaroni and deep-fried chicken meals. It is a taste of old Hong Kong in the truest sense.





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