Food

Take aim for shots of taste

Think you can turn that pretty pavlova into a work of art? Or capture the atmosphere of a bustling food market in 2-D?

Thursday, 5 July, 2012, 12:00am

Chow down on nostalgia with early take on fusion

Creators of so-called 'soy sauce Western food' were throwing East and West together on a plate long before it was stylish and became known as 'fusion'.

5 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Supermarkets snub food plea

Just one of the four leading supermarket chains plans to donate food to charity in response to a government request to reduce the 29 tonnes of edible food dumped by retailers every day.

28 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

We need to stop this wastage

A report by green group Friends of the Earth estimated that 650 outlets of the four main supermarkets create 87 tonnes of food scraps every day. About a third of that, or 29 tonnes a day, is edible items like bread, vegetables and sushi which has not reached its expiry date.

26 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Listings - Soho / Mid-levels / The Peak

AYUTHAIYA RESTAURANT

35 Hollywood Road, Central, 3105 5055

www.aqua.com.hk

Cuisine Thai

Specialities Seafood

Wine Six white and red wines by the glass

Best for Impressing visitors

Average food cost Lunch HK$88, dinner HK$340

22 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Listings - Wan Chai

1/5 NUEVO

9 Star Street, WanChai, 25292300

www.elite-concepts.com

Cuisine Mediterranean with Spanish influence

Specialities Steak, seafood, coffee, dessert

Wine Red, white, Champagne. International range from HK$290 to HK$1,968 per bottle

Best for Casual bite

22 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Listings - Central / Lan Kwai Fong / Western

208 DUECENTO OTTO

208 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, 25490208

www.208.com.hk

Cuisine Italian

Specialities Pizza, langoustine carpaccio, seafood

Wine New and Old World wines, rose and sparkling

Best for Impressing guests

Average food cost HK$500

22 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Listings - Island East

C'EST LA B

Shop 3, G/F, 110-114 Tung Lo Wan Road, Tai Hang, 28068168

www.msbscakery.hk

Cuisine Cafe-Bar

Specialities Cakes, savoury pot pies

Wine Reds, whites, beers, Champagne

Best for Casual bite

Average food cost HK$200

22 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Listings - Kowloon

AMARONI'S LITTLE ITALY

LG1-32 Festival Walk, Kowloon Tong, 22658818

www.windy-city.com.hk

Cuisine Italian-American

Specialities Pasta, steak, seafood, pizza

Wine 20+ international choices

Best for Casual bite

Average food cost HK$150

22 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Listings - New Territories / Outlying Islands

22 DEGREES NORTH RESTAURANT

Shop G08B, G/F, Block A, D Deck, Discovery Bay, Lantau, 29872298

Cuisine International

Specialities Seafood

Wine No

Best for Casual bite

Average food cost HK$200

Hours Mon-Thu 5-10pm; Sat-Sun & PH 5-11pm

22 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Multiracial Kuala Lumpur is an all-day dining experience

The most popular meal to start the day is nasi lemak, Malaysia's national dish.

Malaysia is a melting pot of race and ethnicity; food carries influences not only from the Malay, Chinese and Indians who live there now, but also the British, Dutch and Portuguese who once did.

Holidays in Kuala Lumpur are all about eating, and for Hong Kong foodies, who like their dishes heavy on multiculturalism, there's no better weekend getaway.

15 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Billions needed to keep market fresh

Billions of dollars will have to be invested if the mainland is to bring its cold and chilled logistics facilities up to international standards and cut food wastage, experts say.

14 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Spacemen's diet hard to stomach

While there are plenty of unknowns involved in being launched into space, at least astronauts can take comfort in knowing the food is among the best their nation has to offer.

14 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

What would you do if you were invisible for a day?

Yasmin Subba, 16, Sha Tin College

My initial reaction would be, 'This is amazing!'. I'd love to get a laugh scaring people by moving their stuff around, loudly playing the piano, or writing, 'I'm watching you' on a whiteboard.

13 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

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Parents are educators, too

Many parents doubt the abilities of some teachers. They blame teachers for the ignorance of students. That's not fair.

12 Jun 2012 - 12:00am