Regina Ip's not currying any favour with this one

Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee. Photo: Felix Wong

If you live next door to Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee, make sure you tell her before you cook a curry.

But that's not necessarily because she likes the spicy, aromatic concoction and might seek an invitation.

Saturday, 11 May, 2013, 5:16am 2 comments

From curry to crystal, traders are cashing in on giant rubber duck

Curry duck rice, inspired by artist Florentijn Hofman. Photo: SCMP

Local businesses have taken to a giant inflatable like a duck to water, with restaurants to curio sellers all riding the waves made by Hong Kong's new attraction.

9 May 2013 - 10:05am 6 comments


iThai Shop 302, 3/F Maritime Square Tsing Yi Tel: 2433 0848

Grub: Mostly Thai/Vietnamese.

22 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Listings - Admiralty


8/F Conrad Hong Kong, Pacific Place, Admiralty, 25213838

Cuisine French

Specialities Steak

Wine Champagne, white, red, rose and dessert Old and New World

Best for Business meal

22 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Listings - Kowloon


LG1-32 Festival Walk, Kowloon Tong, 22658818

Cuisine Italian-American

Specialities Pasta, steak, seafood, pizza

Wine 20+ international choices

Best for Casual bite

Average food cost HK$150

22 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Shaffi's Indian Restaurant

14 Fau Tsoi Street Yuen Long Tel. 2476 7885 Grub: Indian

Vibe: At first glance it looks like an ordinary Indian restaurant. The decor is simple and the tables are fairly tightly packed.

10 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

A US tale of two Chinese immigrants

You have read all about the blind dissident Chen Guangcheng and his journey to America. Here's a name you probably won't recognise: Bei Bei Shuai. While America was busy defending the human rights of the famous dissident, its justice system is going out of its way to torment an obscure immigrant from Shanghai who legally moved to the US.

1 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Eatery uses its loaf for curry in a hurry

No fluffy animals are harmed in the making of bunny chow, the South African speciality of a hollowed-out loaf of bread filled with curry.

17 May 2012 - 12:00am

Pho Vietnamese Restaurant

G/F Circle Tower 28 Tang Lung Street Causeway Bay Hong Kong Tel: 2574 1777

Grub: Vietnamese

22 Apr 2012 - 12:00am



Arun Thai

G22, K11, 18 Hanoi Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 3188 1239. Signature dishes: minced roasted duck with galangal spicy dressing, northeastern-style crispy fish. $$$


5 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Time to take a walk on Wan Chai's spicy side

Built in the mid-19th century, when the first parts of what is modern-day Wan Chai were reclaimed, Amoy Street is a cul-de-sac open to traffic only at Johnston Road, and accessed by foot from Queen's Road East opposite the Hopewell Centre.

29 Mar 2012 - 12:00am


Deli-O 268a Shun Tak Centre Sheung Wan Tel: 2517 7696

Grub: Mix of Asian and Western. Menu changes throughout the day.

Vibe: Typical mall-style semi-fast-food eatery, with black-trimmed white walls. The kitchen is open so you can watch the chef as he prepares your food. The staff is friendly, and service is prompt.

22 Jan 2012 - 12:00am



Agnes b Le Pain Grille

Shop 3096-3097, 3/F IFC Mall, Central. Tel: 2805 0798. (Branches in Fashion Walk, tel: 2577 0370; Festival Walk, tel: 2265 7680; Cubus, tel: 2577 2718) Signature dishes: tomato and goat cheese, fish soup, mussels with white wine and cream. $$$$


19 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Mango chutney

Geeta's Premium Mango Chutney

8 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Asian Twist

Asian Twist Shop 2017, IFC Mall Central Hong Kong Tel 3152 3951

Grub: Malaysian/Singaporean

4 Dec 2011 - 12:00am