This is one of many posts that are part of the series Jen’s Guide – Best Places to Eat in Hong Kong for Visitors
I am a huge fan of Cantonese-style polobao, or pineapple bun, so named not because of its flavor, but because of its appearance. The delicious sugary, buttery crust on top resembles the texture of a pineapple. During my second visit Hong Kong this past summer, I immediately sought out the best pineapple bun in the city.
Two names consistently popped up: Kam Wah Bakery and Kam Fung Bakery. Kam Wah Bakery is on the Kowloon side in a bustling shopping area called Mongkok. Kam Fung Bakery is on the Hong Kong island side in Wan Chai. Because we were planning to spend the day on the island side, we decided to stop by Kam Fung Bakery early in the morning (heh, around 9AM) for some traditional Hong Kong breakfast….