Argentine Culture

Healthy Gourmet: Upper cuts

Parillero Jaime Blanco at Don Julio in Buenos Aires. Photo: Andrea Oschetti

Argentineans consume an average of 60 kilograms of beef per year; it's an important part of their identity.

Tuesday, 29 January, 2013, 4:56pm

Lightly weighted Gaucho can run opposition ragged

Matthew Chadwick's talents have already been well publicised and the star apprentice can keep his winning momentum going when he teams up with speedy Gaucho in the middle leg of tomorrow's Triple Trio at Sha Tin.

9 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Ready, aim, fire in the name of fun

Dressed in combat gear, team members load their machine guns, hide in the bushes and wait silently.

When they see their enemies approaching, they open fire - but no blood is shed.

This is an almost daily scenario in the otherwise peaceful countryside of Tai Tong, Yuen Long. War games are becoming increasingly popular, despite the drawbacks.

16 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Horse sense

The saddle bag has become a classic since Carrie Bradshaw sported one in Sex and the City. For spring, John Galliano has injected some Latin flavour into the design and given it a new, slouchy shape. It features washed-out denim with a brown and tan leather trim (right; $7,500), making it perfect for jeans.

26 Feb 2006 - 12:00am


1. Which ex-footballer stars in Lock, Stock And Two Smoking Barrels?

2. In the Chinese horoscope, what comes after the dragon?

3. Who said: 'There is precious little in civilisation to appeal to a Yeti'?

a) Chris Bonington b) George Mallory c) Sir Edmund Hillary

4. What is a Walla-Walla Sweet?

27 Aug 2000 - 12:00am

Warder hurt in attack with ballpoint pen

A Correctional Services Department officer suffered head injuries when he was assaulted with a ballpoint pen by a 16-year-old inmate at the Pik Uk Correctional Institution.

Assistant Officer Chu Ming-sang was treated and later discharged from the United Christian Hospital.

18 Sep 1998 - 12:00am