Gudetama Food Craze in Hong Kong
2015-08-24
While Hello Kitty lovers in Singapore have had their obsessions fed with collectible plush toys and an upcoming carnival, people in Hong Kong are going head over heels for another famous character from Sanrio – lazy egg, Gudetama. Giveaway: Read on to find out how you can win some adorable Gudetama plush toys!
gudetama dim sum
Two weeks ago, a long-awaited collaboration between Gudetama and DIM SUM ICON finally came to reality with the launch of nine new items on the restaurant’s menu, including three dim sum dishes: Gudetama egg yolk buns (HKD 49), Gudetama custard tarts (HKD 39) and Gudetama Prawn Dumplings (HKD 49). Related: New Dim Sum Menu at Yum Cha Don’t be surprised when you see a sleepy-looking orange ball of lotus custard sitting on your custard tart. And to resemble the colour of Gudetama, egg yolk is used to transform the translucent hargao skin into a vivid orange tone.
gudetama dim sum icon
Non-dim sum dishes such as Prawn Burger (HKD 59), Caesar Salad (HKD 59) and Fried Rice with Bacon (HKD 69) are also accompanied by a special Gudetama sunny side up egg. If you thought the mains were too cute to be eaten, wait till you see the desserts!
gudetama desserts
Already a popular choice amongst patrons, the Gudetama Milk Pudding (HKD 39) comes topped with pudding made from fresh mangoes. And held in delicate egg shells are egg puddings available in original (HKD 39) and mango (HKD 49) flavours. Note: Gudetama prawn dumpling and egg pudding will only be available starting September.
gudetama tableware
If you think about it, all there is to these adorable creations is an edible Gudetama sticker, which brings the boring egg yolk alive – albeit as a lazy, lifeless egg character. Still, nothing is stopping the biggest Gudetama fans from flocking over for a photo opportunity. For those who prefer a more lasting buy, DIM SUM ICON is also selling four types of tableware with Gudetama prints on them. DIM SUM ICON, Shop L308, 3F, The ONE, 100 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Giveaway!

gudetama giveaway
To win a Gudetama plush toy: 1) Like OpenRice Singapore's Facebook Page 2) Share this post on Facebook and tell us 1 dimsum dish and 1 dessert that was mentioned in the article (Don't comment your answers!) Giveaway ends on Wednesday, 9 Sep 2015 and winners will be announced on our Facebook page shortly after. Good luck! See also: Favourite Cantonese Restaurants in Singapore Best Places for Dim Sum in Singapore
Adapted from original article by OpenRice Hong Kong Translated by Serena Pau, Written by Peh Yi Wen
Keyword
Gudetama
Sanrio
Dim Sum
Hong Kong
Peh Yi Wen
Yi Wen likens the gourmet world to a theme park that never closes – full of adventure with endless rides to discover. When not writing, she dabbles in calligraphy and gawks at lego displays.
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