The grim routine of economic life in Europe and efforts to get to grips with intractable problems of high unemployment, heavy deficits and debts were enlivened last week by an extraordinary spat between an American industrialist nicknamed "The Grizz", outraged French workers and a Socialist minister.Wednesday, 27 February, 2013, 3:14am
In less than 24 hours we'll be ringing in the new year and you may be focusing on your goals for 2013. CitySeen asked some of the city's movers and shakers about resolutions, past and present …31 Dec 2012 - 4:55pm
For over 40,000 people, the Sevens are an emotional rollercoaster, a week that combines delicious anticipation, months of planning, and inevitable last-minute pandemonium. It's about more than rugby. If you could bottle the raw emotion in the stadium, you could probably change the world.24 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
Vague and badly written restaurant reviews in online dining forums prompted Jason Tse to start his own food blog in 2009.15 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
Murray McHenry, owner of the McHenry Hohnen Winery in Margaret River, hosts a dinner tonight at Ava Restaurant/Bar at Hotel Panorama in Tsim Sha Tsui. The four-course meal is HK$428 plus 10 per cent and includes beef pave with black truffle-glazed potato and dried cherry beef jus, paired with a choice of the winery's Tiger Country Red 2005, Rolling Stone 2010 or Rocky Road Zinfandel 2009.1 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
Chef Umberto Bombana is in top-class company.
The much-watched Michelin restaurant guide has endowed his Central restaurant, 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana, with three stars, the first Italian eatery outside of Italy to achieve the exceptional grading.
'It's a dream come true,' Bombana, an 18-year veteran of Hong Kong, said.2 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
The five-star hotel is revamping its guest rooms, two floors of which are now available for bookings. The new suites borrow from a minimalist palette of whites, blondes and dark oak to create a serene but savvy urban sanctuary. Bulky carpets and curtains are replaced with eco-friendly faux-wood flooring and subtle, but equally effective, blinds.12 Feb 2011 - 12:00am
Answer the following questions
1 Silvy Pun Yuen-yiu is unhappy about Michelin's awarding three stars to the Sun Tung Lok restaurant because ...
a. it has not included other good restaurants in Hong Kong.
b. it does not take environmental issues into consideration in its ranking policy.21 Dec 2010 - 12:00am
Of the various roles you play, which do you enjoy most? 'At the moment, I enjoy the wine trips the most. It's relaxing and happy. Participants expect the trip to be fun.'19 Dec 2010 - 12:00am
The man in charge of arguably the world's most prestigious food guide, Michelin, has told critical Hong Kong food aficionados not to see the little red guide as a threat.5 Dec 2010 - 12:00am