Shooting Star Cafe takes after Hong Kong-style cafes also known as cha chaan tengs. These cafes catered to the working class looking for around the clock, affordable, and quick food usually paired with a strong cup of milk tea. Reflecting the British Empire’s colonial influence, the dishes mash-up European and Chinese flavors with staples like scrambled egg sandwiches, macaroni soup, beef chow fun, and congee. This place is also popular with the late-night crowd looking for more contemporary desserts like egg puffs, shaved ice, and sago puddings.
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