Entering the first Lantern Festival (5th), the first Lantern Festival (5th) after the epidemic, the time-honored "Minfeng Noodles Shop" that sells traditional glutinous rice balls has a long queue. It takes customers at least 40 minutes to successfully line up outside the store.
In order to avoid group gatherings, some regular customers have not helped for more than a year, so they are willing to wait.
The person in charge of the store revealed that the prices of flour and other ingredients are constantly increasing, but in order to tide over the difficulties with the neighbors, the price will not be increased for the time being.
More than 50 people lined up in the afternoon for "Min Fung Noodle Shop"
During the Lantern Festival, many citizens follow traditional customs and eat glutinous rice balls, which symbolize reunion.
At the "Man Fung Noodle Shop" in Tsuen Wan, more than 50 people lined up at about 3:00 this afternoon, flooding half of the street, and many of them came from across districts.
The store is also busy, and the staff are racing against time to wrap up food such as glutinous rice balls, dumplings, wontons, and glutinous rice cakes.
Frequent customers praise the daily freshness: buy what you can get
Ms. Zhang, a regular customer, lives in Wong Tai Sin District. Today she made a special trip to Manfeng to buy dumplings and glutinous rice balls.
Although there is a long queue outside the store and it is estimated that it will take more than 30 minutes, she believes that the daily fresh food is very fresh, and it is worth spending a little time.
However, since the outbreak of the fifth wave of the epidemic, in order to avoid infection, she has not gone to the store to buy glutinous rice balls for about a year. Today is the first time after the epidemic.
She pointed out that she used to patronize once every two to three months. "During the epidemic, I didn't dare to queue up."
Ms. Cen, who lives in Tuen Mun, has been a regular customer for more than 10 years. She waited in line for about 40 minutes before arriving at the door.
She praised Minfeng's dumpling for its "thin skin and beautiful stuffing". The ratio of vegetables to meat is just right, and the taste is just right, so the long queue is expected.
Person in charge: No fare increase to tide over the difficulties with the neighbors
Mrs. Jiang, the person in charge, said that every Lantern Festival is supported by the neighbors, and more than 30 old folks have been making glutinous rice balls and other festive foods overnight. times, but there is no price increase for all dumplings, wontons and glutinous rice balls, so we can tide over the difficulties with the neighbors.
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