A picture is worth a thousand words…

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Although not known for certain, in some quarters it is believed that the widely-known proverb ‘A picture is worth a thousand words’ is of Chinese origin. Whether or not Hutong’s mother country can claim the proverb we cannot say, but we do know that we hold the proverb to be true!

We greatly enjoy sharing our photos on Instagram, the photo-sharing social media platform, and try to offer our followers a variety of interesting images including favourite dishes, design details, behind-the-scenes glimpses and previews of new menus and events.
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Celebrate at Hutong with our Red Lantern

Red Lantern crispy soft-shell crab with dried chilli

Since Hutong opened at The Shard on June 26th 2013, one dish in particular seems to have proved particularly popular in reviews and on blogs, Twitter and Instagram – the Red Lantern soft-shell crab. We’re delighted that the dish has been so well received, as it has always been highly popular at the original Hutong restaurant in Hong Kong.
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Chopsticks – how to be an expert!

Hutong general manager, Tony Chan

Our general manager Tony Chan was recently interviewed for the popular food magazine Olive about the etiquette of using chopsticks. Tony’s advice was mostly practical although at times typically tongue-in-cheek!
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Discover Hutong on our Google+ Tour!

Discover Huton's beautiful decor on our fascinating Google+ tour!

A Chinese proverb says that “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” A single step into Hutong feels like a journey of many thousands of miles, as guests are transported to the teeming criss-crossed alleyways of old Beijing from which Hutong takes its name.
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