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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near, yet so feared: culture vultures

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 11:09pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... Cecilie Gamst Berg Cecilie Gamst Berg Culture vultures A friend is coming to see me this summer together with the two children, I think aged 14 and 11, she has acquired in the many years ... a game of cards! At 2am, me, L and Naxi Boy were in my hotel room, playing cards and drinking beer. When L left and NB fell asleep in a chair I eased into bed, only to wake up on our last day ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Booze clues: why do we drink the way we do?

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 10:41pm by TRIBUNE CONTENT AGENCY

    ... into caffeinated mixers. How we expect to feel when we drink can have a huge effect on how we do feel, and some of those expectations can be culturally learned. If we anticipate that wine will relax us ... steps up to the bar I drink, therefore I am ''What noise does Tintin make?" "Pop!" answers my excitable three-year-old nephew, as my father- who prefers ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs

    If I only had … Antony Dickson, Culture Photo Editor

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 11:14pm by Antony Dickson

    ... … the chance to take part in one event this week it would be the Facebook-promoted "Beach Cleanup Bigwavebay" at Big Wave Bay on Hong Kong Island on July 6 from 1.30pm-7.30pm. This one is a little different to other beach clean-ups as it will co ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - FASHION & LIVING

    Style Confessions: Hairdresser Ross Kwan

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 10:54pm by TEXT AND PHOTOS BY AMANDA KHO

    ... a twist. The oilstained faceplate on gives it a multicoloured finish. Pottinger Street I really enjoy happy hour on Pottinger Street. After work people gather on the street for drinks and a good ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Snack attack: boba tea

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:52pm by Susan Jung

    ... and they're served in a tall glass of sweetened milk tea. When the Taiwanese drink first appeared in Hong Kong (around the late 1990s), there wasn't much variety. Today that situation is vastly ... chocolate can also be found, and most shops let you customise the drink by specifying the amount of sugar syrup you want them to add. Boba tea is quite a filling snack. For one thing, it's ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - FOOD & WINE

    Food Review: Pearl Delights

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 10:54pm by Susan Jung

    ... Susan Jung Pearl Delights Shop 221, UG/F The One, 100 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui Tel: 2703 9333 Open: noon-10pm   Cuisine: Cantonese Price: about HK$200 without drinks or the service charge. Ambience: quiet, which was surprising because we were there for a weekday lunch. Recommended dishes: the goose feet cooked with sea cucumber in clay pot (HK$238) were disappointing because ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - FOOD & WINE

    Bar Review: Guay

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 11:18pm by Kylie Knott

    ... and recycled wood. The staff were friendly, although one became angry when the phone came out to take a photo of the drinks menu, which seemed odd. By 10pm on this Wednesday there was a nice laid-back buzz. The drinks: those who like sweet drinks should try the Rasp-tini (right; HK$128) or the Childhood Memories (HK$108), with rum, orange and pineapple and a thin layer of sweet cream. ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: off colour

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:09pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Off colour In terms of visible cultural markers in Asia, the Chinese are a people apart. Among Asians, not only do Chinese take on foreign first names the most readily, ... Singapore), the taboo of wearing black to a wedding is etched in my cultural memory. But South Asian friends assured me it wouldn’t be a problem, so I wore the kurta. Black wasn’t always inauspicious ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Spice market: citrus zest

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:09pm by Susan Jung

    ... a lemon (or lime) twist for a drink. A citrus zester- a tool with five sharpened holes- takes off the peel in long, fine strands, which look pretty when used to decorate desserts. ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Taiwan's Hsinchu offers a tranquil respite just an hour from Taipei

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 11:18pm by Ralph Jennings

    ... companies such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing and the incubator Industrial Technology Research Institute give the city a brains trust plus plenty of money to throw around on eating, drinking ... seven tables fill quickly on weekends. On Dongmen Street a branch of the island-wide Coco (coco-tea.com) chain sells 33 types of blended tea drinks. Fruit teas contain pieces of apple, lemon, ...




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