Hong Kong food fanatics are familiar with choosing rib-eye or sirloin, medium-well or rare. But what about wet- or dry-aged?Friday, 26 April, 2013, 10:47am
Let me share a couple of delicious ironies: that a butcher can be a celebrity and the word 'pat?' is an anagram of Peta, the animal rights people.5 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
Let me share a couple of delicious ironies: that a butcher can be a celebrity and the word 'pate' is an anagram of Peta, the animal rights people.5 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
Six friends who are with different organisations have recently retired after working for many years. Can you work out how long each person had worked for their respective employers, what retirement gift they received and what their job was?
1 Daniel Kwok had worked as a gardener for 25 years.
2 The butcher received the silver pendant.19 Aug 2009 - 12:00am
Why did you come to work in Hong Kong? 'It was a Hyatt corporate decision [Zou was working at the Hyatt Regency in Dongguan, Guangdong province] but the management team was very democratic - they asked if I would be interested in moving to Hong Kong. My goal is to learn the Hong Kong working culture: efficiency, management skills and the ability to handle challenges.26 Jul 2009 - 12:00am
Men arrested over knives
Two 23-year-old men were arrested in Tung Chau Street, Shamshuipo, after police found eight butcher's knives in a car they were in at 2am.13 Aug 2005 - 12:00am
My usually unflappable brother-in-law phoned at about noon last week to ask in a not-so-calm voice: 'What number do I call to report a dead body in front of my gate?' '117,' I replied. He hung up before I could say anything else.11 Dec 2003 - 12:00am
A 39-year-old butcher and his wife, 43, suffered minor injuries when three men, in their early 20s, stopped them outside their home at Tsui Wan Estate, Chai Wan, and tried to snatch the man's gold necklace. The trio fled when he screamed for help and a passer-by called police. The couple was taken to Eastern Hospital.18 Mar 2002 - 12:00am
Two men who managed a butcher's shop in Kai Man Path, Tuen Mun, were fined $6,000 after three pigs' heads and severed carcasses with fake inspection stamps were found lying in filth on the floor.19 Jul 1999 - 12:00am
A butcher with gambling debts amounting to $17,000 jumped six floors to his death from the roof of Cheung Sha Wan abattoir. Lee Sai-ho, 29, had asked colleagues to help raise money to repay loansharks.16 Jul 1996 - 12:00am
THE trouble with reviewing a show like this is that most of the funniest moments cannot, possibly, be repeated in a family newspaper, or indeed in any publication that is subject to the tight-lipped perusal of Hong Kong's civil servant censors. Which is probably the point.8 Jan 1996 - 12:00am
A 35-YEAR-OLD man jumped to his death from a Kowloon City building after apparently killing his business partner with a chopper in Yau Ma Tei. Li Shu-hung, who was discharged from a psychiatric unit about a week ago, was seen leaving a building in Shanghai Street around lunchtime and returned with a butcher's knife.7 Apr 1995 - 12:00am