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  • Sep 22, 2014
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Piping hot cups of tummy warmers

1. Hot Honey Lemon Water

Hot honey lemon water is my favourite. It's easy to make.

Friday, 2 December, 2011, 12:00am

Brewed awakening

Yuan yang, the original cha chaan teng tea-coffee drink enjoyed by Hongkongers since the 1960s, might not be a good representation of the city's tea tradition, but the nostalgic milky concoction may have found a place in Hong Kong's relatively recent coffee story.

1 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Entrepreneur Bonnie Gokson hopes to whip up more sweet success in another hip neighbourhood

First it was a cake shop, tucked away on Sheung Wan's Gough Street.

Now, style guru Bonnie Gokson is making her presence felt in another hip part of town.

Gokson opened her latest cafe-bar, c'est la B, in Tai Hang's Tung Lo Wan Road on Thursday.

28 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

The Kowloon Hotel

Offering a wide selection of brews in a relaxed setting, the newly opened Coffee Corner at the Kowloon Hotel allows business travellers to unwind after a hectic day.

The coffee shop, located at the lobby of the hotel, serves a range of coffee from espresso and cappuccino, to latte and mocha, using 'illy espresso roast fine grind coffee beans'.

2 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Holly Brown

Serving up freshly roasted coffee and exquisitely decorated cupcakes, Holly Brown has become a hot coffee spot in Central.

Coffee at Holly Brown is blended and roasted by the shop's Italian master roaster, Domenic Spadaccini, a coffee judge at the World Barista Championships, and Tracy Kwok and King Chan, winners of the Hong Kong Grand Barista Championships 2009.

11 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Bittersweet truths - just like life

Acoffee workshop had an energising effect on a group of Young Post readers who learned about coffee beans, the history of the beverage and the art of making a mouth-watering cup of espresso. The young participants at last month's event, sponsored by Lavazza Hong Kong Training Centre, realised that coffee- making is about more than beans and hot water.

18 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Take a shot at coffee

Water sports and outdoor adventures are not everyone's idea of summer fun, so maybe this will be more to your taste. Renowned coffee brand Lavazza is holding a workshop especially for Young Post junior reporters, to teach them all about the popular drink. The workshop will be held on June 25 from 4.30pm to 6pm at the Lavazza training centre in Aberdeen.

17 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Fun cafe for families

Babycakes is a full-service cafe on the 11th floor with a speciality play area for children aged six and under. The cafe makes a good choice for families as children have their own front entrance door, sink and toilet, and the play area. Babycakes serves excellent espresso-based coffee drinks, savoury foods, smoothies, cold drinks, gelato and its signature cupcakes, which it terms babycakes.

5 May 2010 - 12:00am

Cafe Gray Deluxe

Fare Modern European with Asian twists. Chef Gray Kunz uses some organic produce in his kitchen and sources as many locally grown vegetables as possible in order to cut down on his restaurant's carbon footprint.

22 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

The Wow Factor

Caring shield

Many cosmetics combine skincare elements to become multi-functional. Shu Uemura's new Sun Protector (HK$290) not only provides SPF 50 with PA+++ and a high level of water resistance, it contains ingredients such as lotus flower extract and mint extract which the company claims help to soothe skin damaged by UV rays. Available from all Shu Uemura locations.

7 Mar 2010 - 12:00am