Hong Kong people greatly value health and soup is a needful part of their daily diet. Every family cooks tonic soup three or four times a week. The material includes Chinese herb, meat, bone, vegetable, seafood and so on, and the control of time is very important for good soup. Normally, the bone and meat are stewed with Chinese herbs for a long time. Soup made in this way is thick and contains much nutrition.
As the pace of modern life becomes quicker and quicker, lots of people have no time to cook. Those smart businessmen have sieved the chance to open soup restaurants to serve this need. Some of them have developed chain stores, like Tai Woo Soup Restaurant, Ah Yee Soup Restaurant and Ah Tai Restaurant.