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French Cuisine

Taste of France

The brainchild of Hong Kong restaurateur and chef Tony Cheng, Le Salon is in Hysan Place. It's a chic, Parisian-style space that can only seat 30 diners at a time, and with a private room that seats 10.

Thursday, 15 November, 2012, 12:31am

Restaurant review: The French Window

We had to ask for our plates to be cleared, even when they were piled high with shells, and the position of our cutlery indicated that we had finished our main courses. You'd think that a restaurant that serves so much chilled seafood would have finger bowls for the guests to rinse their hands. Instead, we were served those individually wrapped towelettes of the type you get on the plane when flying economy. 

8 Nov 2012 - 9:33am

Dear reader, about those potatoes ...

I started writing today's column 10 days ago, after pulling an all-nighter. Due to unexpected circumstances - a surprise, last-minute holiday planned by my husband - I had to write all my columns in advance and edit my cookbook, which now has an estimated publication date of mid-November. 

1 Nov 2012 - 11:27am

Seasonal Ingredients: Game

"It's like a scene from Mad Max with flames shooting up all over the place," says Renaud Marin of the tableside flambé action at Hugo's, a restaurant decorated with crossed swords and suits of armour.

11 Oct 2012 - 9:44am

Book: Rêves de Pâtissie

9 Sep 2012 - 12:03am

Burgundy winery's buyer is Stanley Ho's right-hand man, Louis Ng

The man behind the purchase of a Burgundy winery that has caused an uproar in France has been revealed as Louis Ng Chi-sing, the right-hand man of Macau gambling tycoon Stanley Ho Hung-sun.

25 Aug 2012 - 2:50am

French restaurant in Hysan Place offers fresh take on classic comfort dishes reminiscent of home

In the softly lit dining room it was possible for diners to forget they were in a shopping mall. As the procession of traditional French comfort dishes and bistro fare came one after another, one could almost forget you were in Hong Kong as well.

17 Aug 2012 - 4:00am

15 minute chef Chicken liver pâté

15 Aug 2012 - 5:51pm

La vie en boeuf

The fifth round of Towngas Young Master Chef took place on Wednesday. The head chef of European restaurant Whisk, Bjoern Alexander, imparted the wisdom of French cooking to our contestants.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:23pm

Wild ways of the summer

Many of us can't wait for summer to come, but when it does, we may find ourselves not having much to do. We may feel like spicing things up a bit.

For this week's Top 10, we ask our readers about the craziest thing they've ever done or would like to try out for fun.

1 Sleeveless skating

15 Aug 2012 - 11:23pm