Cococabana - Savour Mediterranean treats in Deep Water Bay

Island Road, Deep Water Bay Beach, 2812 2226

Thursday, 16 October, 2008, 12:00am

Maturing with age

Part of the fun of following food blogs over a period of time is watching how the blogger matures - or doesn't, as the case may be.

28 Sep 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

Tolerance, and dessert, spread leaders' interfaith message

Dessert is on the table at the Pakistan Club in Kowloon when a deep, spiritual voice fills the room.

Jokes stop between two women - one in a headscarf and the other uncovered with blonde highlights.

The room of about 50 may be divided between Jews and Muslims, but all close their eyes to reflect on the Arabic chanting by Imam Muhammad Arshad.

23 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Galloping gourmets slacken belts

PURGATORY comes in many and varied forms. But for a top class jockey, it must be being invited for a lavish four-course lunch at Gaddi's the day before a race meet.

That's exactly what Olivier Krug, heir to the champagne fortune, did yesterday, requesting the presence of Tony Cruz, Michael Kinane, Brian York, Eric St Martin and Eric Legrix at the acclaimed restaurant.

9 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

Sweet dreams of snow frogs and red beans

The Sweet Dynasty: G/F 88 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon. Phone 375-9119. (Also in Happy Valley). Hours: 11.30 am-midnight (1 am Friday and Saturday). Decor: Traditional Chinese tea house style. Cuisine: Cantonese, specialising in dessert. English menu available. Clientele: Mostly young crowd. Service: Efficient - but only when busy. Otherwise rather slow. Reservations: Not necessary.

2 May 1993 - 12:00am