A jack of all food trades, the 31-year-old- in Hong Kong to promote a television show - explains her passion.Friday, 31 August, 2012, 11:36pm
Austin Fry is not afraid to take risks. Tired of the Texas restaurant scene, he sold everything to move to Asia. Now he is risking it all on Brickhouse. His new restaurant serves Mexico City street food and potent Latin-inspired cocktails in an alley in Lan Kwai Fong. Judging from the buzz, his bet might just pay off. But Fry isn't too worried about it: 'This is what I know. This is what I do.28 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Peter Chang was born in Taiwan and educated in Japan and the United States. A former banker who now works in the hedge fund industry in Hong Kong, Chang started his food and wine blog, Diary of a Growing Boy (diarygrowingboy.com), in 2006.
How did you first become interested in food?19 May 2011 - 12:00am
It's probably the oddest oldies concert of the year. Promoter Live Nation has booked reclusive German synth outfit Kraftwerk for December 5 at the AsiaWorld-Arena. For those of you too young to recall techno even as a dance genre, Kraftwerk began in the 1970s as an experimental band generating computer music.24 Oct 2008 - 12:00am
Day job: just quit my day job
Band experience: Seven years
Inspired by: Radiohead
Listening to: Pink Floyd
Favourite Mr. song: Mister - it really represents the spirit of Mr.
Desmond aka Dash
Instruments: Bass22 Oct 2008 - 12:00am
Music: 'My tastes are very mixed. I like baroque music, such as Vivaldi's Four Seasons, and hip-hop. I don't
like Canto-pop. Recently I've been listening to some rap music performed with traditional Chinese instruments. It's very unusual. I like artistic endeavours that challenge and provoke, especially when they have a cross-cultural element.'25 May 2008 - 12:00am
Reading: Patricia Cornwell's latest two books. 'I love crime and thrillers. I would have loved to have been a forensic pathologist if I had been disciplined enough at university.'
Heroes: 'I have many people I look up to. My father never ceases to amaze me with his brilliance and compassion.'20 Apr 2008 - 12:00am
Allan Ong Siu-lam, operations manager of the fresh food department at city'super
You can't be a food buyer if you don't love food. My first taste of a career with food goes way back to when I had a summer job with a luxury food store in Central. I was at university doing a degree in business administration and it sort of grew from there.26 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
The new Food Safety Centre needs more resources to be more effective in protecting consumers against tainted products, legislators said.25 Jul 2006 - 12:00am
It doesn't matter whether we win or lose, the Lamma cricket team usually celebrate after a match, and the last time we won was no exception. We always start at the Devil's Advocate on Lockhart Road. It's a good place to analyse our game, the food goes down well, the beer's great and they sponsor us. What more could we want?30 Mar 2006 - 12:00am