2015-12-14 – Hong Kong Central Butcher
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Hong Kong Central Butcher
Every market in Hong Kong has a unique set of characters who ply their trade day in day out. This butcher in Central caught my attention not only because he was barefooted but his drive and passion he put into his craft. He used is knives like an artist would use their brushes. For a man in his 80’s his energy and passion was simply amazing.
There really is no better place to see the way Hong Kong used to be than to spend time in the wet markets. This is where no mater how modern and powerful the mainstream retailers become there is still a place for old world. Wet markets can be found all over Hong Kong and some right next to the modern world including in Central business district.
The store front for the butcher is right on the edge of the street. The parts of the animal hang all day regardless of the temperature. The working conditions are tough but they are business owners as well as tradespeople. This is not factory processed operation that is faceless. The butcher knows what the customer wants as they are an important part of a caring community. For all the shortcomings now more than ever it’s great to see these parts of the communities go on for generations to come. This is what makes Hong Kong special.
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