#FOURNews | World’s cheapest Michelin star restaurant goes global

19 Jan 2017
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Tim Ho Wan, the world’s cheapest Michelin-starred restaurant, adds a New York City outpost to the ever-expanding Michelin-starred dumpling venue.

Originally started in Hong Kong by chefs Mak Kwai Pui and Leung Fai Keung, the one-starred Michelin eatery specializes in dim sum and dishes that are each made by hand with daily ingredients, including delectable prawn dumplings, steamed egg cakes, and fried turnip cakes.

Hong Kong’s most famous dim sum

One of the most famous dim sum chains in the world, Tim Ho Wan, shocked the fine dining world when the ‘hole in the wall’ establishment was awarded a Michelin star. The restaurant that opened in 2009 in Mongkok, Hong Kong has since gone to strength to strenght, earnign itself a worl-wide fan base.

After seeing the success of the flagship eatery the team have expanded their empire with two outposts of Tim Ho Wanin Melbourne, three locations in Thailand, South Korea and now the firstNorth America location in New York City.

Tim Ho WanNew York, occupiesthe former Spice space on 10th Street and Fourth Avenue in the East Village.Therestauranthas had a few soft openings but the official openingwill take place January 18.

The opening of the New York venture of Tim Ho Wan takes place after plans fell through for a Hawaiian outpost, which was originally intended to be the first North American venture.

Find out more information about Tim Ho Wan here | www.timhowan.com