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Over the moon

Welcome the Year of the Snake with these traditional, comforting dishes.

Saturday, 2 February, 2013, 9:23pm

Table Talk

Inagiku Japanese restaurant at the Royal Garden Hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui is serving a summer kaiseki dinner menu with sake pairing for HK$1,580 plus 10 per cent. The 10-course meal includes green pea jelly with prawn meat and sea urchin; simmered Shizuoka eel with eggplant; a teppanyaki course of Saga beef steak with seaweed salt and wasabi; and vinegared abalone with mangosteen.

12 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Hess 61

61 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai Tel: 2861 0666 Open: 11am-11pm (last order at 10pm) Cuisine: modern Chinese and international

Price: about HK$160 without drinks or the service charge.

14 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Bulldozed: Abalone farm that got in way

A Hong Kong businessman has filed a lawsuit against a developer and a county government in Guangdong claiming an army of workers and bulldozers forcibly entered his massive abalone farm and destroyed it.

23 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Demand for delicacies fuels surge in expo sales

Hongkongers' enthusiasm for abalone and other delicacies, bolstered by the government's HK$6,000 handouts, helped spur a 20 per cent surge in sales at last year's Hong Kong Brands and Products Expo.

Sales reached more than HK$600 million at the annual expo at Victoria Park, which ended yesterday.

3 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Park fair opens with mini heaters a likely hot item

To lure people outdoors, exhibitors will provide warm food and heaters as the Hong Kong Brands and Products Expo kicks off today.

The expo, featuring 880 booths and 400 exhibitors, runs until January 2 at Victoria Park. Apart from the usual bargains, heaters may become a hit item, with the temperature dipping to 12 degrees Celsius today.

10 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Rising rent and food prices push annual inflation up to 4.6pc

Surging residential rents along with rising prices for seafood and cigarette prices have pushed the city's price levels to a new peak, and natural disasters have made matters worse.

Overall, consumer prices in March were 4.6 per cent higher than a year ago, larger than the year-on-year increase in February of 3.7 per cent.

22 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Stocks of Japanese seafood will take years to recover

Fans of high-priced Japanese seafood will have to wait years to sample their favourites after existing stocks run out in about a month.

Expensive shellfish such as large-shell scallops and Japanese abalone are grown in areas devastated by the earthquake and tsunami that struck the country's northeast coast on March 11.

1 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

HK$1.3m worth of dried food stolen

Abalone, shark fins and other dried seafood, as well as Chinese herbal medicine - including dried bird's nest - worth a total of HK$1.3 million, and about HK$8,000 in cash, were stolen from a shop in Mau Tan Street, Yuen Long, yesterday. Police suspect that burglars broke into a clinic next door and then knocked a hole through a wall to enter the dried seafood shop.

24 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Stairway to heaven

Tien Yi

Level 2, Peak Tower, The Peak, 29073888

Fare Fine Chinese cuisine with an emphasis on speciality dishes such as bird's nest, shark's fin and abalone as well as classic meat dishes and dim sum.

24 Apr 2008 - 12:00am