I say: If I owned a restaurant, I would serve …

I say: If I owned a restaurant, I would serve …

Each week we’ll choose readers’ responses to share. This week we want to know:


Curry fishballs are a classic Hong Kong street food.
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Nothing like mum's cooking

I’d serve food cooked by my mum. She cooks very well. She can make sushi, osmanthus cake, rice balls, fried chicken, and lots of other delicious dishes. I want to share her amazing food with other people.

Kelly Lo, 14, Carmel Pak U Secondary School

Fishballs: A Hong Kong classic

I’d serve curry fish balls because it’s a popular Hong Kong street food.

Sam Li, 14, Fung Kai Liu Man Shek Tong Secondary School

An eggy delight

I’d offer eggs made in all sort of ways. Eggs are can be used to make many different dishes, plus my mum told me that eating two eggs a day would make me smarter.

Henry Chow, 13, King Ling College

A dessert with Nutella

Definitely churros! Churros are delicious, special and rare. They taste amazing when you have them with Nutella.

Teresa Kwok, 14, South Island School

Churros with Nutella chocolate sauce taste great.
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They're tasty, really!
I’d have a restaurant called Insect Restaurant. It would serve dishes made with insects. I’ve never seen a restaurant that serves this kind of food in Hong Kong, but I think it’d be quite popular!

Billy Chen, 15, South Tuen Mun Government Secondary School

A magicial canteen

I’d serve food that you could find in Harry Potter’s world like Butterbeer, pumpkin pastries, cauldron cakes, and treacle tarts. I’d love to get the chance to try all of these things.

Lam Ying-yu, 13, Pope Paul VI College

The Japanese flavour

I’d serve okonomiyaki. It is a Japanese savoury pancake made of cabbage, sometimes noodles, and seafood, topped with mayonnaise and seaweed.

Jasmine Cho Li, 14, Cheung Chuk Shan College

Calling in the classmates

I’d serve interesting dishes and name them after my classmates. For example, you could order Richard’s roasted chicken or Ben’s spaghetti with cuttlefish sauce.

Joseph Ng, 13, HK & KLN Chiu Chow Public Association Secondary School

A staple food

I’d serve all different kinds of pasta. Not only the classics like marinara or pesto, but also unique dishes that could only be eaten at my restaurant.

Yoonjung Choi, 14, Hong Kong International School

For the heath conscious

I’d serve healthy food because students often eat oily and salty snacks. l would serve healthy dishes like salad and fruit to help improve their eating habits.

Leung Yan-hei, 15, Lingnan Secondary School

First and most important meal of the day

I’d serve breakfast as I think it would earn me the most money. People love starting their day with a good breakfast, and are very hungry in the mornings.

Chan Ho-hin, 17, Fung Kai No 1 Secondary School

Next week’s question:

If I were the principal of my school, the first thing I’d do is ...

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Edited by Nicole Moraleda

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