Wealth Blog: How to get yourself a good meal

A few fine dining hints on how to get good food and service. Photo: Oliver Tsang

So it's January 7 and Christmas gorging is over, but there's still six weeks of corporate spring dinners and festive feasts to chomp through.

Monday, 4 November, 2013, 9:06am

Heart-warming tale of triumph

Taste is one of our most important and powerful senses. It allows us to indulge in food, especially sweets, which can brighten our day.

The Japanese drama Patisserie Coin de Rue taps into our craving for delicious treats.

30 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Pastry chef turns the traditional crepe Suzette into a dessert cocktail

The last time you checked, cr?pe Suzette was probably still served on a plate. But don't be surprised if the next time you savour the popular French pastry it's served in a martini glass.

French veteran pastry chef Nicolas Boussin has created a series of so-called dessert cocktails using Grand Marnier that puts an unexpected spin on the traditional pastry.

6 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Paco Torreblanca - The Book

Paco Torreblanca - The Book

By Paco Torreblanca

6 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Captains of the kitchen

'A good general wins a lot of wars because his soldiers are behind him completely. It's the same spirit inside the kitchen,' says chef Patrick Goubier of Chez Patrick.

11 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

The Cook's Book

The Cook's Book

Edited by Jill Norman.

Available for HK$480 from Bookazine in the Prince's Building, Central, (tel: 2525 0218), Kelly & Walsh in Pacific Place, Admiralty (tel: 2522 5743) and at

31 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Good taste

Singapore's annual World Gourmet Summit starts tomorrow and runs until April 26.

6 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Our desserts are just delicious and designed by um ... what's his name

You'd figure if someone is the co-owner of a pastry shop, they'd get their culinary information correct at a press conference. However, model/actress Pauline Yam Po-lam happened to neglect some details about the pastry chef who has just created a new line of dessert for her Epoch Coffee Bar & Desserterie. Luckily, they were just minor points, like where he's from and his name.

23 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Dished up

Gaia restaurant in Central will have a special dinner on April 23 pairing Antinori wines with Italian food.

19 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Local hotel serves up tasteful position for a chef

A delectable opportunity awaits a hard-working professional who can lead a team in cooking delicious delights at a local hotel with a long history.

10 Jun 2006 - 12:00am