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Before Claire Cheung, a co-founder of Churro's Twist, opened her new dessert outlet last Saturday, she developed and tested her recipes at Kitchen Sync.

11 Sep 2014 - 5:24pm

11 Sep 2014 - 5:24pm

Young, exuberant and full of character, Eddie McDougall has a lot in common with the "new, new world" wines he explores in his television series The Flying Winemaker.

11 Sep 2014 - 4:36pm

A citrus-flavoured blonde beer to go with foie gras or a peat-smoked brew perfect for whisky lovers: three decades after microbreweries faced near extinction in wine-dominated France, craft beer...

7 Sep 2014 - 5:45am

When it comes to coffee in Hong Kong, there's good news and there's bad. On the negative side, cafe culture isn't as entrenched and vibrant as hyper-caffeinated cities such as Seattle and...

4 Sep 2014 - 5:23pm

With a bandana for a chef's hat and a wicked sense of humour, chef Sonny Huh is a South Korean Captain Jack Sparrow, and his Black Pearl is the popular restaurant franchise School Food.

4 Sep 2014 - 5:23pm

You may not want or even need an excuse to drink, but Caroline Sprod, executive director of the charity HandsOn Hong Kong, can give you one.

September 17 is Drink for Good night, and you...

4 Sep 2014 - 5:23pm


Three years ago, on British television's University Challenge, contestants were asked to name a province in China beginning with "Y". They were unable to answer the question.

28 Aug 2014 - 4:49pm

Everybody knows that wine should have a good nose, but one South African vintner wants the world to believe it also needs a good ear.

28 Aug 2014 - 4:49pm

Have all those food scandals put you off eating meat? Fear not, vegetarian and raw cuisine has never been more exciting. Here are someold favourites and a few newcomers worth stepping out for.

1 Sep 2014 - 7:08am

Digital food couriers are taking off in the city with the arrival of several newcomers, promising takeaway diners access to a greater variety of menus and to-the-door delivery. Nan-Hie In puts...

25 Aug 2014 - 1:47pm

The cliché of kids and candy shops doesn't work for Papabubble owner Ammy Ho Wing-yan. The shop makes its own sweets three times a day in an open kitchen, but it isn't the children who get excited...

22 Aug 2014 - 1:32am

The village of L'Hermitiere barely counts 300 inhabitants to its name. A cobbled central square, a line of low-slung stone cottages, a strikingly incongruent chateau, and you're done.

22 Aug 2014 - 1:47am

Hongkongers have a taste for classy, handmade desserts. Here's the scoop on the city's favourite new confections.

21 Aug 2014 - 12:07am

A fresh wave of celebrity chefs are looking to open restaurants in the city. But how will they succeed where others have failed, asks Gillian Rhys.

14 Aug 2014 - 3:44pm

Celebrities drove the craze for the detox, creating a thriving market for fruit and veg in a bottle. Welcome to the world of the 'juice-preneur'.

14 Aug 2014 - 10:54am

A number of shop spaces in Lee Gardens Two are boarded up, undergoing refurbishment, but the latest tenant is a cause for excitement for foodies.

12 Aug 2014 - 4:02pm

Now that buying wines en primeur is no longer de rigueur, it seems that "museum release", "late release" or "library" wines are coming into fashion with collectors.

8 Aug 2014 - 8:53am

Chefs are going the extra mile to source speciality ingredients from their homelands. Sometimes it's because of the quality, sometimes it's the lure of childhood memories.

8 Aug 2014 - 8:46am

If you buy wine regularly in Hong Kong, you are probably aware of the British origins of merchants such as Berry Bros, Armit, Fine & Rare and Farr Vintners.

8 Aug 2014 - 8:47am

A Hollywood Road restaurant serving Westernised Chinese cuisine has become an unlikely success. Fu Lu Shou's menu highlights dishes that have remained classics for decades in Chinatown restaurants...

1 Aug 2014 - 12:10am

One of the best food trends to make its way across the Atlantic to London is the resurgence of breakfast. Restaurants open earlier and menus are a panoply of eggs, granola and porridges.

1 Aug 2014 - 12:10am

As a pre-schooler Wallace Lau Wai-yip was already displaying the instincts of a mixologist. "Even before primary school, every time I'd go to yum cha with my parents I would mix the different...

1 Aug 2014 - 12:10am

As his first Hong Kong outpost is unveiled, celebrity chef Jamie Oliver talks food, family and franchising.

31 Jul 2014 - 10:18am

Jamie’s Italian officially opened its doors after months of anticipation, as British celebrity chef attempts to capture mid-range market with inexpensive Italian cuisine. So was the food any good...

30 Jul 2014 - 10:26pm

Tattooed on the left forearm of chef Bruno Menard are three Michelin stars, an indelible souvenir of his culinary achievement at L'Osier, a restaurant opened by cosmetics maker Shiseido in Tokyo...

25 Jul 2014 - 1:49am

In an industrial estate on the outskirts of Hobart is a warehouse filled with hundreds of oak barrels. It's the unlikely home of one of Australia's most celebrated whisky distilleries, Sullivans...

25 Jul 2014 - 1:49am


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