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The thighs have it: why dark meat is flavour of the month

When it comes to chicken, chefs agree it's better on the dark side. Dark meat - the chicken thigh and drumstick - is lower in price and higher in flavour. Because it's a tad fattier than chicken breasts, it's more forgiving of overcooking and doesn't dry out as easily.

Tuesday, 29 May, 2012, 12:00am

Okaki Oyster Bar

128 Tung Lo Wan Road, Tai Hang Tel: 2578 2826 Open: noon-3pm, 5pm-11pm Cuisine: seafood

Price: about HK$600 without drinks and the service charge.

Ambience: the interiors are a mishmash of styles: black carpet on the wall against which there are black banquette seats. The bathrooms are best described as Goth tiki.

3 May 2012 - 12:00am

Oyster 18

18 Tsing Fung Street, Tin Hau Tel: 2570 0208 Open: noon-2.30pm, 5pm-1am Cuisine: Oysters and Western

Price: about HK$400 without drinks and service charge.

2 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Chan Kan Kee Chiu Chow Restaurant

11 Queen's Road West, Sheung Wan Tel: 2858 0033 Open: noon-10pm Cuisine: Chiu Chow

Price: about HK$150 without drinks and the service charge.

Ambience: the long, narrow restaurant has a few tables downstairs, and a quieter dining area upstairs. Tables are small and tightly packed; diners sit on wooden stools.

13 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Sourcing food the right way

Pacific Gourmet on the 12th floor of Horizon Plaza imports and supplies Hong Kong with premium-grade produce at affordable prices. The company provides jet-fresh seafood and meat, hand-made sausages and a range of high-end deli items and groceries from around the world.

12 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Holiday mood

Whether it's junk parties, white sandy beaches or wilderness safaris ... time flies when you're having fun. High summer is almost at an end, but it's never too late to reminisce about the good times. Here's what the city's A-listers are getting up to during the holidays

Rabee'a Yeung Lok-ting, television anchor

25 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Seafood stall warned on toxin

The Centre for Food Safety issued a warning to a seafood stall in Western Wholesale Food Market after a sample of baby oyster meat was found to contain paralytic shellfish poisoning toxin, which can cause numbness and gastrointestinal discomfort.

14 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Fragrant seafood

The Quarterdeck, Shop OT G53, Ocean Terminal, Harbour City, Kowloon, 27358881

Fare Modern Australian food, specialising in seafood and steak.

Ambience The sparkling view of Hong Kong with illuminated ferries crossing the harbour is enchanting. The back of the restaurant and the bar has a warm atmosphere created by the polished dark wood panels.

24 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

City Briefs

Raw oyster sales halted after norovirus outbreak

5 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Habitu Ristorante the Garden

Level 3, Lee Gardens Two, 28 Yun Ping Road, Causeway Bay

Tel: 2898 3919

Open: Monday-Sunday, noon-midnight

Cuisine: Italian.

1 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Water quality may force oyster farms to move

Oyster farms in Lau Fau Shan might need to move if the water quality there is found to be unacceptable for growing the popular seafood, an agriculture official said yesterday.

The farms will be inspected as part of a newly launched baseline survey of Hong Kong's fish ponds, marine fish farms and oyster beds.

10 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Eleven ill after eating at Cheung Sha Wan restaurant

Updated at 7.28pm: Eleven people have fallen ill after eating in a Cheung Sha Wan restaurant this week, the Health Department said on Friday.

A spokesman for the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) said those affected were a man and 10 women aged between 23 and 42.

23 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Casting pearls in fresh forms and patterns

THE PEARL, PRIZED for its beauty and rarity for more than 4,000 years, is also unique as the only precious stone used in jewellery that grows inside a living organism.

Pearls have steadily grown in popularity over the past century since the Japanese discovered how to mass produce them in the form of cultured pearls.

22 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Be an oyster

Have you ever been in a situation where you're struggling, but there's no one around to help?

Do you sometimes feel abandoned and grumble that everything is always your responsibility? Let me share a story with you.

19 May 2006 - 12:00am

Heaven and shell

With a few fairy lights and some silver ornaments hanging from the ceiling, what Oyster Station lacks in decor, it makes up for in service, charm and some of the cheapest fresh oysters you'll find in Hong Kong.

16 Apr 2006 - 12:00am