Temple Street Night Market, Hong Kong

Starting off our voyage of Chinese cuisine in Hong Kong, it doesn't get much more authentic than the Temple Street Night Market. In the centre of Hong Kong's Kowloon district, the market offers street bazaars with an electric atmosphere, where, for 10 HKD, you can pick up a large bowl of seafood, noodles and rice, along with a chilled bottle of Tsingtao. www.discoverhongkong.com 


Qi'Lin Oriental, Toowoomba

Winner of Australia’s Best Chinese Restaurant at the Restaurant & Catering awards in Queensland, this unassuming restaurant offers a whooping 121 options on their menu and is a favourite with locals and visitors to Queensland. http://qilin.com.au


Lin Chinese Cuisine and Tea House, Vancouver

Said to have one of the best offerings of Chinese restaurants outside of China, Vancouver is home to Ru Lin Zhang's self-named restaurant. Credited as a master chef in northern Chinese cuisine, chef Zang's family restaurant is known for its Szechuan spicy flavours and handcrafted dim sum, dumplings and boas. www.linchinese.ca


China Tang, London

Situated inside The Dorchester hotel on Park Lane, this is our favourite all-out glam destination for haute Chinese cuisine. Created by Sir David Tang, also behind Shanghai Tang, China Tang specialises in the best Cantonese food outside of China. www.thedorchester.com 


Buddakan, New York

With a dress code described as ‘Downtown chic, fun and hip,’ you know this is one of New York City’s most lavish Chinese restaurants. Flashy, bright and loud, Buddakan, in New York restaurant years, is now an old-hat on the dining scene. www.buddakannyc.com


Mr Chow, Beverley Hills

A legendary LA dining spot since 1974, currently headed up by executive chefs Pui Lam Tsang and Yi Jia Quim, Mr Chow’s is renowned for authentic Beijing recipes. Loyal patrons flock to Mr Chow’s for Beverley Hills’ finest Beijing duck. www.mrchow.com


Bo Innovation, Hong Kong

Alvin Leung's X-treme Chinese cuisine has been recognised with two Michelin stars in his home of Hong Kong. Offering his own take on Chinese cuisine, Alvin has created the flamboyant 'Sex on the Beach' dish, along with a host of other unique creations. www.boinnovation.com 


Hakkasan, London

Now in its 16th year, Hakkasan is a firm favourite in London’s West End. Offering a long bar, a devilishly good selection of cocktails, intimate dining and a delicious Jasmine tea-infused chicken. www.hakkasan.com


Hukama, Dubai

Located at the exclusive The Address property in Downtown Dubai, with excellent views of the Burj Khalifa, Hukama’s cuisine offers a blend of contemporary cooking techniques, which delicately respect traditional Chinese methods. www.theaddress.com