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Sichuan Cuisine

Pearl River Delta - Shenzhen

With 100 choices on the menu, the dim sum at this stylish Chinese eatery is among the best.

Sunday, 28 April, 2013, 3:12pm

Sichuan Chocolate Martini

Escape the chaos of Wyndham Street by walking up to +852 at the higher-altitude, peaceful Glenealy, where the bar previously known as Hush has been taken over by entertaining and knowledgeable mixologists Alexandre Chatte and Timothy Ching.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:14pm

Tofu love

The versatility of bean curd is astonishing: it's sold fresh (in varying degrees of firmness), freeze-dried, fermented, fried and as delicate sheets. It has a subtle taste (detractors would call it bland), but it's great at absorbing the flavours of whatever ingredients it's prepared with.

17 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Chuen Taste Harbour Seafood Restaurant

405-419C Lockhart Road Causeway Bay Tel: 2574 4111 Open: 11am-3am (Sundays from 5pm) Cuisine: Sichuan

Price: about HK$180 without drinks and the service charge.

Ambience: the rough wooden tables and chairs and the red lanterns at the entrance give it a slightly retro feel.

Pros: the waiting staff are smiling and friendly.

3 May 2012 - 12:00am

A taste for the old ways

Almost no one had heard of Lijiang, a city in Yunnan province, until an earthquake in 1996 attracted news media - which led to the discovery of a lost gem of an ancient city (actually, a series of them), still mostly intact. Some people claim that subsequent development has turned it into an amusement park.

3 May 2012 - 12:00am

Bistro Jinli

5 Wai Fung Street, Ap Lei Chau Tel: 2328 2138 Open: Tuesday-Sunday 11.30am-11pm Cuisine: Sichuanese

Price: about HK$200 without drinks and the service charge.

29 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

So many pots, so little time

Loong Yat Heen at the Kowloon Hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui is serving a special menu of warming claypot dishes until the end of December. They include stewed goose webs with black mushrooms; braised chicken with chestnuts and black mushrooms; stewed mutton with bamboo shoots and black mushrooms, and braised pig's knuckle with mustard greens. Bookings: 2734 3722

15 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

TOP table

GIANT PORTION

FARE Japanese.

AMBIENCE Dining areas sectioned off with wooden-framed screens for privacy. Panoramic views of Victoria Harbour.

COST HK$2,320 including one beer.

WHO TO BRING Clients to impress or a special family occasion.

17 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Asia Literary Review - Autumn 2011

I wouldn't normally be so presumptuous as to review the Asia Literary Review, but the subject of the current issue is something I'm familiar with: food.

6 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Plucky chefs win fickle official over to fiery food

Loved from Chengdu to Chicago, Kung Pao chicken is one of the best known Chinese dishes, yet there is little consensus on how the dish should be made, let alone where the name comes from.

28 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

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