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  1. News - Asia - CULTURE

    South Korea out to contain cut-throat coffee competition

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... to coffee shops," said Ko Sun-bee, a high school teacher in Seoul. Though coffee was once a luxury drink, the market in South Korea has grown at a dizzying rate: the number of coffee shops ... Taek-gwang, a culture commentator and professor at Kyung-hee University in Seoul. "Starbucks is the symbol of US culture and gained widespread popularity among young Koreans, who admire it." ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Milk tea kings brew up something special

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:38am by Jessie Lau

    ... and Chan Wai-ching, 2009 winner, a month after the drink was declared one of the city's 480 intangible cultural heritage items. "To every milk-tea brewer, this is confirmation," said ... heritage list contains items said to represent Hong Kong culture. The Association of Coffee and Tea of Hong Kong applied for the drink to be listed in 2010 and it officially became a heritage item ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Library that gives visitors a taste for more

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 03:28am by Jessie Lau

    ... to be surrounded by book-filled rooms. It is part of Hong Kong's first "taste library", where visitors can cook and read books about food culture- and, its creator hopes, communicate openly. ... Campbell cans," Au-Yeung said, referring to the work by pop artist Andy Warhol featuring Campbell's Soup labels. The library has about 3,000 books on food culture and design. Most belong ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    History enthusiasts pull up a chair at Heritage Museum exhibition exploring the role of seating as a cultural artefact

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:30am by Jessie Lau

    ... Jessie Lau jessie.lau@scmp.com A museum exhibition explores the role of seating as a cultural artefact History enthusiasts pull up a chair Slightly faded and elegantly curved, the wooden ... the exhibition explores the role of chairs as cultural artefacts. It is part of a larger event on the theme of chairs at the museum called Please Have a Seat. Visitors can learn about the artistic ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Milk tea queen of the cha chaan teng dynasty

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:06am by Denise Tsang

    ... Kong's signature drink is all about the technique, and without years of practice it is easy to make a bad cup. Mok, however, is a master of the arts- and has the award to prove it. She was last ... recently recognised as part of the city's cultural heritage- is wrong. The tea leaves must be brewed for exactly 15 minutes at exactly 95 degrees Celsius before being filtered through a bag ...

  6. News - World - CULTURE

    Italy's cultural heritage vanishing, warns Vatican museums director

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Rome After library plundered, ex-minister says the cultural fabric of the country is coming apart Italy's national heritage 'in danger of vanishing' The director of the Vatican museums warned that Italy's cultural heritage is vanishing after prosecutors in Naples said two more people were arrested on suspicion of taking part ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Queen of Beans' cup runneth over

    Posted Jul 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... over Centuries of wine-drinking have helped create a sophisticated culture of bouquets, blends and body. Now it's coffee's turn, and Jennifer Liu Wai-fun is at the forefront. Liu ... Bank, has overseen a gradual evolution in her business- from simply serving customers to being "the leader of local coffee culture". Her aim is to provide professional training, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    West Kowloon arts hub plans to trial opera in tea house at Xiqu Centre

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Arts hub hopes opera, tea house the perfect brew The arts hub wants to revive a tradition that brings together Cantonese opera and tea-drinking, with a plan to trial concerts in a tea house at its Xiqu Centre. "The Luk Yu Tea House is among those being contacted," said Louis Yu Kwok-lit, the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority's ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Festival wine has an added Tang

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 04:24am by DANNY LEE

    ... as it is smaller than the previous venue at the future West Kowloon Cultural District site. Event organisers made the move after complaints from visitors that the West Kowloon venue was too hard to reach. ... campaign for the top job was derailed by the discovery of an illegal basement including a wine cellar under his family home, joins other wine enthusiasts in donating drinks for sunset tastings ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - CULTURE

    Book review: What Do You Pack? If You Are Never Coming Back, by Roberto Di Marco

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:16pm by Mark O'Neill

    ... in a remote village. It becomes his new home. He is finally able to free himself from the memories of his old life, thanks to the remoteness, subzero temperatures, and little to do in winter but drink ...




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