Lee Ho Fook
An easy dinner choice that won't disappoint.
June 01, 2023
Le Ho Fook has been serving up creative and stylish modern Chinese fare in Melbourne since 2013, when it opened its doors in Collingwood. Now located in the CBD, the brainchild of head chef and owner Victor Liong has become a Melbourne dining institution. So much so that in 2021, in the height of the pandemic that saw mass closures in the restaurant scene, he was able to open his second restaurant in Marvel Stadium, Docklands. The focus is Chinese-Australian classics with a modern take, designed to please everyone from the grandparents to the kids.
The a la carte menu features a large list of house specialties which rotates from time to time. The pickled Apollo Bay mussels with chilli oil, fennel and nasturtium vinegar make for a tasty treat first up, while the much loved prawn toast is made with green garlic and salted egg yolk butter. It's not to be missed. For something truly surprising, the three cup stuffed chicken wings with wood fungi and black vinegar will have you recommending the restaurant to everyone you know.
If its the classics you're here for, look no further than Lee Ho Fook's crispy eggplant with spiced red vinegar and an order of pork and chive dumplings with black vinegar and chilli oil. Pair this with some spanner crab fried rice complete with scallops and XO sauce and you have the Chinese meal of your dreams.
Finish the evening with an exclamation point and order the mango pudding sorbet with passionfruit granita and a jasmine tea.
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