F&BVocabulary

Eat – Cha Chaan Teng

cha-chaan-teng

Cha Chaan Teng = 茶餐廳

Cantonese Pinyin: caa4 caan1 teng1

Example:

Let’s head to Cha Chaan Teng and get a tea set of French Toast  and Red Bean Ice.
一於去茶餐廳食個西多士,飲杯紅豆冰。lol

Cultural Points:

  1. The former name of 茶餐廳 is 冰室 (literally translated as cold-room), a commonly used name in the 1950s when the eateries served mainly iced drinks, ice-cream and cold desserts.
  2. 茶記(caa4 gei3) is the informal name of 茶餐廳

Learn also: Stir-fried Flat Rice Noodle with Sliced Beef  = 乾炒牛河

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