Ambrosia Oyster Bar & Grill

Thursday, 26 January, 2012, 12:00am

Listings - Kowloon


27C Pak Tai Street, To Kwa Wan, Kowloon, 27144483

Cuisine Xinjiang

Specialities Lamb rack

Wine Xinjiang and other beers

Average food cost HK$150-HK$200

Hours Wed-Mon noon-3pm, 6pm-10.30pm

14 Oct 2010 - 12:00am


32/F, East Hotel, 29 Tai Koo Shing Road, Taikoo Shing. Tel: 3968 3738

29 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Refine form

High-end restaurants tend to serve food that is more refined than that prepared by a home cook. Taking home cooking to a higher level doesn't have to involve lots of expensive equipment - there are small steps you can take to make your food more elegant.

18 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Life Cafe

Life Cafe

10 Shelley Street Soho, Central 2810 9777

Grub: All veggie, all the time. Not to mention almost wholly organic. Plus some vegan, gluten-free dishes. Expect lots of salads, some pastas and some very inventive usage of tofu.

There's also a range of fresh juices which promise to detox, refresh and rejuvenate.

22 Feb 2009 - 12:00am


Southeast Asian

Dirty Duck Diner (Balinese)

5/F The Broadway, 54-62 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai

Tel: 2217 8000

Open: Monday-Friday noon-2.30pm, 6pm-11pm

22 Nov 2007 - 12:00am


Shop 2004, Podium Level 2, IFC Mall, Central

Tel: 2521 1117

Cuisine: Vietnamese-Thai

Ambience: Lian is a lovely space, designed around a lotus pool centrepiece. That aside, you can't help but feel a lack of intimacy - a common feeling exuded by shopping-mall eateries.

12 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Popular flavours from all parts of the world

VISITORS AT this year's Food Expo at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre can sample the flavours of 20countries and regions from Asia, Europe, North America and the Middle East without a plane ticket.

17 Aug 2006 - 12:00am



Balalaika (Russian)

2/F, 10 Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 2312 6222

(Lan Kwai Fong branch, Tel: 3579 2929)

Open: Sun-Thu 5pm-midnight, Fri-Sat 5pm-1am

Signature dishes: Duck liver pate with smoked duck breast, charcoal-grilled skewers, beef stew in red wine sauce with vegetables.

13 Jul 2006 - 12:00am





Shop 1105, Food Forum, Times Square, 1 Matheson Street, Causeway Bay

Tel: 2506 3298

Open: noon-3pm, 6pm-11pm

Signature dishes: Seafood and bean curd soup, barbecued meats, spring onion pancakes.


Chang Won

1G Kimberley Street, Tsim Sha Tsui

20 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Devilled and the deep blue sea

IMAGINE A TRIP around Victoria Harbour, with an appetising spread of Chinese canapes in front of you and the breathtaking skyline of Hong Kong Island in the background.

9 Mar 2006 - 12:00am


Despite their name, peanuts are not nuts. They actually belong to the legume family, which, according to the United States-based Peanut Institute (I didn't know there was one, did you?), means they are 'edible seeds enclosed in pods'.

15 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

Positive ID on pole dancer

So who was the semi-naked ad-man we featured yesterday giving Elite Concept's new Klong Bar and Grill a Patpong makeover?

Shimmy forth McCann-Erickson's Mark 'Rocket' Stevens (far right). A round of Klong's excellent chicken satay is waiting for Jon Pye, creative director at Rapp Collins Worldwide (HK), who at 9.28am on Tuesday, was the first of many to dob Stevens in.

23 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

cool down with chinese summer soups

Wintermelon soup. Boil 600g of diced and peeled wintermelon, six Chinese black mushrooms (pre-soaked) in 2.5 litres of water. Simmer on low heat until the melon softens.

12 Jul 1998 - 12:00am

Variety spices up gourmet's delight

WHEN it comes to Indonesian food, Hong Kong has an edge.

Thanks to easy availability of fresh ingredients and widespread use of refrigeration, the food quality here matches many of the best hotels in Jakarta, Bandung, Bali and Lombok.

Otherwise, eating around Indonesia can be a delightful hit-and-miss experience.

17 Aug 1993 - 12:00am