snake

as i mentioned earlier, my dad knows that i want to try foods that are unique to hong kong.

… so when he saw this shop, he knew he had to bring me.

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if you can’t tell from the menu… this restaurant serves snake!! and surprisingly, it was very packed. apparently, snake is enjoyed as a soup or fried, usually during the winter months after the snakes are plump and ready to hibernate.

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it was not bad! it tasted like chicken, but stringier and a bit tougher. the texture on the meat freaked me out a little and some of the pieces were very long. nonetheless, it was tasty and very filling.

also as a bonus, these jars were placed all over the shop on shelves:

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