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Exhibition on Documents of Food Culture

Exhibition on Documents of Food Culture

Hong Kong, a place of preserving and developing Cantonese cuisine, is renowned as the paradise of delicacy and that people can taste a wide variety of regional cuisines and culinary delights around the world. With stable development of catering service, the flourishing growth in cook book publishing, food column writing and other literature related to food have been accompanied. Showcasing the documents selected from the Documents Collection Campaign, the exhibition revisits the transformation of local Chinese restaurants in the past hundred years in remembrance of old tastes. It also explores how the publishing and media industries have contributed to the food literature.

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Exhibition on Documents of Food Culture
Date: 2022/9/1 (Thursday) to 2022/12/31 (Saturday)
Time: Library Opening Hours
Venue: Hong Kong Central Library (8/F Rare Book Reading Room)
Description: Hong Kong, a place of preserving and developing Cantonese cuisine, is renowned as the paradise of delicacy and that people can taste a wide variety of regional cuisines and culinary delights around the world. With stable development of catering service, the flourishing growth in cook book publishing, food column writing and other literature related to food have been accompanied. Showcasing the documents selected from the Documents Collection Campaign, the exhibition revisits the transformation of local Chinese restaurants in the past hundred years in remembrance of old tastes. It also explores how the publishing and media industries have contributed to the food literature.
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