Food

Bao Bei's Feast

A Eurasian toddler can only crave a McDonald’s Happy Meal despite the Chinese banquet spread out before her. Based on the February 17, 1973 New Yorker magazine cover The New Yorker Cat Feast Cover by Ronald Searle.

Baps & Baos

A food truck cook exchanges a British sandwich for a Chinese dumpling in front of the Legislative Council Complex in Tamar Park. Based on the April 9, 2018 New Yorker magazine cover Gluten-Free Gluten by Bruce McCall.

Bubble Teens

A Generation Z couple enjoy a bubble tea date. Based on the August 8, 1925 New Yorker magazine cover by Julian de Miskey.

Closing Time

Pretentious chefs flee the scene of a burning Jumbo Floating Restaurant, one with a dubious lighter in hand. Based on the August 15 & 22, 2011 New Yorker magazine cover S.O.S. by Christoph Niemann.

Colonia Babylonia

Hong Kong’s own Tower of Babel advertises popular colonial-era bars, restaurants, and clubs. Based on the October 2, 1995 New Yorker magazine cover by Edward Sorel.

Day Off

Domestic workers eat lunch on the Circular Pedestrian Bridge in Causeway Bay during their day off. Based on the September 5, 1942 New Yorker magazine cover by Constantin Alajalov.

Dimsum Dénouement

Servers clear tables after lunch at Maxim’s Palace in City Hall. Based on the January 3, 1953 New Yorker magazine cover by Ludwig Bemelmans.

Easter Dan Tats

The Easter bunny paints dan tats like Easter eggs. Dated April 17, 2022.

Good Vibes Only

Social media influencers enjoy brunch at a trendy coffee shop. Dated May 19, 2022.

Happy Hour

A young writer works on her novel after work as Central commuters ride the Mid-levels escalator home. Based on the September 24, 2018 New Yorker magazine cover Fourth Wall by Adrian Tomine.

Hot Fuzz

Pandas deliver food on Food Panda motorcycles while a hungry, cutlery-wielding mob follow. Based on the September 23, 1972 New Yorker magazine cover by Charles Saxon.

LKF

An average Lan Kwai Fong building on a Saturday night, housing a hookah bar, nightclub, bar, strip club, and their assorted patrons. Based on the June 25, 2018 New Yorker magazine cover City Living by Harry Bliss.

Order Up

A Qing dynasty inventor brews a cup of tea using inventions from ancient Chinese history. Based on the November 16, 2015 New Yorker magazine cover Coffee Break by Christoph Niemann.

Pigs in Blankets

A mother chats with a wet market butcher as her child slumbers in a push-chair, cuddling a stuffed toy pig that resembles the butcher’s wares. Based on the May 30, 2011 New Yorker magazine cover Small Growers by Peter de Sève.

Room with a View

A white poodle waits for its owner to return home to their small studio apartment overlooking a Sham Shui Po street market. Based on the March 1, 1982 New Yorker magazine cover by Jean-Jacques Sempé.

Santa at the Cha Chaan Teng

Santa indulges in a Hong Kong-style café meal midway through delivering presents. Based on the December 17, 2018 New Yorker magazine cover Santa’s Little Helpers by John Cuneo.

Seder Plate

A Seder plate celebrating the Jewish tradition of Passover, comprised of local Hong Kong fare that link to the plate's traditional elements. Dated April 15, 2022.

Tai Tai's Toy Boys

An affluent tai tai indulges in a sliver of cake as her topless butlers stand by. Based on the November 19, 1927 New Yorker magazine cover by Rea Irvin.