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A cable-car ride is a great way to get a bird's-eye view of Dubrovnik.

Once the Mediterranean's best-kept secret, Croatia now has few empty beds in the high season. Words and pictures by Tim Pile.

Sunday, 14 October, 2012, 12:18am

Meet your matcha

Matcha tea cakes

Subtle, creative and sophisticated green tea desserts: a test of culinary competence.

17 Nov 2012 - 11:13pm

Harbour masters


Take in the breathtaking view while sampling some of the best cuisine in town.

15 Nov 2012 - 12:44am

Bean fest

Warm cannellini beans with shrimp, squid and frisee

When it comes to cannellini dishes, being healthy doesn't mean compromising on taste.

10 Nov 2012 - 11:30pm

Two to tangle

Tagliatelle with saffron shrimp and baby spinach

Quick and easy or elegant and involved: you're already halfway to a perfect dish if you're using pasta.

3 Nov 2012 - 11:29pm

In the raw

Steak tartare with oysters

Can't stand the heat but want to stay in the kitchen? These dishes will let you exercise your culinary ambitions without breaking a sweat.

2 Sep 2012 - 12:31pm

Deep impact

Photo: Jonathan Wong

Life may not always be a bowl of cherries but a warm slice of freshly baked pie will help make it sweeter. 

31 Aug 2012 - 5:11pm

Taste for creativity

Taste for creativity

Innovative and inventive use of different cuisines are increasingly capturing the imagination, writes Annabel Jackson.

22 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Table Talk

To celebrate the first Hong Kong edition of Art Basel from May 23-26, the Mandarin Oriental in Central is serving an art-inspired menu.

To celebrate the first Hong Kong edition of Art Basel from May 23-26, the Mandarin Oriental in Central is serving an art-inspired menu in the Mandarin Grill + Bar.

16 May 2013 - 12:59am

Extra help on the way from OpenRice in exploring city's 21,000 eateries

Extra help on the way from OpenRice in exploring city's 21,000 eateries

Founded in 1999, the website enables restaurant-goers to find, rate and leave comments about the city's 21,000 food outlets. It is now ready to upgrade its services and expand coverage to Taiwan, taking the total number of restaurants covered by the guide to 500,000.

3 May 2013 - 5:40am

Another one bites the dust … Ngau Kee Food Cafe closes after 62 years

Another one bites the dust ... restaurant owner Mak Ping-keung is sad to close his Ngau Kee Food Cafe at 3 Gough Road. Photo: Dickson Lee

Ngau Kee Food Cafe, at 3 Gough Street between Sheung Wan and Central, was forced to close down after its landlord refused to lease the unit out for catering purposes.

22 Apr 2013 - 11:16am 3 comments

Hong Kong's first home-brewing contest held at The Globe in Central

Judges (from left) Clark Hopton, Jonathan So and Jeff Boda taste some of the home-brewed ales on offer at The Globe. Photo: Edward Wong

The event was open to anyone who had brewed beer here since November. Twenty contestants took part - 20 entered beers and one a cider - and samples of each brew were on hand for the public to judge and taste after the judges had made their final decision.

3 Mar 2013 - 5:14am

Letters to the Editor, February 8, 2013

People queue outside Lei Yuen before it closes. Photo: May Tse

A priority policy should be in place not just for education, but for other services, including welfare, because people living locally contribute to the government budget as Hong Kong taxpayers.

8 Feb 2013 - 3:25am

Wealth Blog: How to get yourself a good meal

A few fine dining hints on how to get good food and service. Photo: Oliver Tsang

So it's January 7 and Christmas gorging is over, but there's still six weeks of corporate spring dinners and festive feasts to chomp through. It always surprises me how ill-informed diners are when it comes to getting good food and service, even those paying top whack in posh Western restaurants.

4 Nov 2013 - 9:06am

Short Science, January 6, 2013

El Nino, shown by the white area at the equator. Photo: AFP

The frequency and volatility of El Nino, a weather pattern that hammers the tropical Pacific Ocean every five years or so, does not seem linked to climate change, US research shows. 

6 Jan 2013 - 4:57am