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  • Apr 20, 2014
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Eaten up with curiosity

BUG meat is the new talking point on the local culinary circuit. Like yabbies, Australians will know it well and everyone else will shudder at the very thought.

Sunday, 15 January, 1995, 12:00am

Unfair to a fine old restaurant

I HAVE read with great distaste the unfair criticising in Margaret Sheridan's article on one of Hong Kong greatest restaurants if not in the world (Review, December 3).

I have been a regular at 'Gaddi's' for over 28 years.

I can honestly say I have never had a bad meal.

20 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Tired of bank IPOs? Food firms poised to spice up HKEx’s menu

Investors bored with listings of mainland banks and technology firms in the past few years will soon find a new flavour in the Hong Kong stock market - several food and restaurant operators are queuing up to go public in the world's second-most sought-after listing destination after New York.

9 Jan 2014 - 5:03am

Policy on al fresco dining 'has no bite'

The watchdog, in an investigation, identified a list of problems in the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department's enforcement policy.

10 May 2013 - 5:58am 2 comments

From curry to crystal, traders are cashing in on giant rubber duck

Local businesses have taken to a giant inflatable like a duck to water, with restaurants to curio sellers all riding the waves made by Hong Kong's new attraction.

9 May 2013 - 10:05am 6 comments

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

Lawyer David Chan has eaten at 6,300 Chinese restaurants in the US

The television cameras roll as Los Angeles lawyer David Chan places the first forkful of cashew chicken in his mouth. The crowd at Leong's Asian Diner in Springfield, Missouri, falls silent as he chews and squints in the glare of the lights.

28 Apr 2013 - 7:44am

A French revolution

In an alley in Sheung Wan, an area often better known for its dried seafood shops, the smell of freshly baked baguettes now sometimes obscures the familiar odour of salted fish. Where young professionals used to stand around downing pints after work, there are now people seated with glasses of wine and cheese platters.

26 Apr 2013 - 10:47am 2 comments

A Japanese story: my life on a plate

It took a high school exchange trip to Japan and some nudging from his mother for the head chef and co-owner of Sushi O to pursue a culinary career. Ian Persi - or just Persi, as he prefers to be called ("only my mother calls me Ian") - has a passion for his craft.

12 Apr 2013 - 10:01am

El Bulli auctions crown jewels

On February 14, 2010, Spanish restaurateur Ferran Adria shocked the world of fine dining by announcing that his eponymous eatery, elBulli, would close for two years. It seemed an odd decision, considering the waiting list of 3,000 people begging for a table.

3 Apr 2013 - 4:17pm