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Dumplings

US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew's cheap lunch wins praise in China

US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew (centre) sits down for a meal of dumplings, cold dishes and tea in Beijing. Photo: Reuters

Lew's 109-yuan bill (HK$136) - on a meal of dumplings, cold dishes and tea in Beijing - has apparently shocked some people, who expect officials of even lower status to splurge thousands of yuan on luxury meals paid by taxpayers.

Wednesday, 20 March, 2013, 11:52pm 6 comments

Innovative menu

Signature pan-fried crispy pork soup buns

The Dining Room has a bright minimalist design and innovative menu with wooden communal tables that can seat up to 24 people.

15 Nov 2012 - 12:31am

Pearl River Delta - Macau

Privé offers fine views and intimate dining with traditional menus at Sofitel Macau at Ponte 16

For fine French dining in Macau, Robuchon and Tasting Room are virtually impossible to compete with.

28 Apr 2013 - 3:10pm

Take 5: Frozen siu mai

Take 5: Frozen siu mai

Even the frozen, convenience version of this staple dim sum should offer juiciness and a rich flavour from its pork filling. 

18 Oct 2012 - 6:01pm

Dumpling pro

Dumpling pro G/F 243 Jaffe Road, Wan Chai Tel: 2877 2827

Grub: Mainly northeastern Chinese style, but with dishes from other regions.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:03pm

Qiu Weiguo

When did you become a dim sum chef? 'I started 31 years ago, when I was 19, at the White Swan Hotel in Guangzhou, and have been working there ever since. At that time, being able to work at a hotel was very prestigious. I was able to choose from general cooking or making dim sum. I chose dim sum because it's more delicate.

8 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Humble rice dumplings dressed up to thrill

Pricey traditional foods have triggered public complaints during previous Dragon Boat festivals, and this year is no exception.

23 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Frozen dumplings

CJ Mixed Vegetable and Pork Dumplings

The packaging of these Korean dumplings says they will be ready in three minutes, about half the time that the other sampled varieties required, but that's simply because they're roughly half the size. These seem to be filled mostly with pork and tofu and are rather firm. The overpowering taste of pepper, however, is slightly off-putting.

7 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

It's a close-run thing in the tale of two dumplings

Monocle magazine once dubbed Sheung Wan as Hong Kong's answer to Paris' Montmartre. It's an arguable point, as the neighbourhood is unfortunately falling victim to gentrification.

26 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Whip up a delicious pasta storm on a rainy day

Stuck at home on a rainy or cold day, and don't know what to do? Try making pasta; it is the perfect food to make when you've got time to kill.

19 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

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