Hole in the wall coffee shop you could easily skip except for the fragrant and ethereally light sponge cake, easily the best in Chinatown and a steal at 70 cents each.
At Kam Hing Coffee Shop, the house-baked Sponge Cake is not just good, but legendary. Visitors from around the country carry home boxes of these, eggy soft cakes as gifts.
When cheap just isn't cheap enough, Chinatown is there for you. What follows are recommendations for thirteen sweet and savory snacks to fill the belly and warm the soul—most for $2 and under.
Chinatown's top sponge cake maker has branched out to a green tea variation as well.
Kam Hing Coffee Shop's new chocolate chip sponge cake is a welcome variation on their signature treat.
Kam Hing Coffee Shop's classic sponge cake now comes in a chocolate-cinnamon variation.
After sampling countless sweets from dozens of bakeries, we've found the best buns, egg tarts, and cakes that Manhattan's Chinatown has to offer.