Kowloon Soy Company

Top choice food & drinks in Central District

The shop (c 1917) for artisanal, naturally fermented soy sauce, premier cru yellow-bean sauce (Chinese miso) and other high-quality condiments; it also sells preserved eggs (pei darn, 皮蛋) and pickled ginger (suen geung, 酸姜) which are often served together at restaurants. Did you know that preserved eggs, being alkaline, can make young red wines taste fuller-bodied? Just try it.

The owner speaks excellent English and can help guide you through the range.