Skewered vision

Ask meat eaters in north India about their favourite kebab, and you are likely to hear a passionate defence of which variety is best and why.

Thursday, 1 December, 2011, 12:00am


Bombay G/F 87 Woo Sung Street Jordan Tel 2780 0664

Grub: Indian curries, tandoori and snacks.

21 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Table talk

The InterContinental Grand Stanford in Tsim Sha Tsui will have children's kitchen workshops this Sunday and on February 27 and March 27. Executive pastry chef Leo Tso will teach children aged four and above how to make chocolate chip and vanilla cookies. The class is limited to eight students. It costs HK$488, and each child can be accompanied by one adult. Bookings: 2731 2898

27 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Clearing up some misconceptions about India's dazzling and intricate cuisine

There's no shortage of Indian establishments in the city, so why would the Grand Hyatt want to offer an Indian buffet at its Tiffin lounge? Maybe because chef Raghbir Singh really wants to clear up some misconceptions about the cuisine. As sous chef of the hotel's mezzanine venue, he has lived in Hong Kong for more than 20 years and seen the local popularity of curry and tandoori dishes grow.

12 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Miss India enlisted as tourism board's latest weapon

It seems our intrepid Tourism Board isn't just working on bringing more mainland tourists here. They're after the world's second-biggest market, too. This week, the board has invited to town the current Miss India, Parvathy Omanakuttan. She'll be experiencing our sights and sounds as part of a junket for the Times Group, India's largest media and entertainment conglomerate.

3 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

class of your own

Calling all tandoor enthusiasts: beginning this week, chef Vaneet Wadhera (right) of Babek restaurant will share his knowledge of fine Indian cooking in a relaxed class at the eatery - every Tuesday from 12.30pm to 3.30pm.

14 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Diet dilemma

If you're one of the many who has jumped on the low-carbohydrate bandwagon but are tired of ordering a meal and pushing aside the pasta, rice or potatoes, it's getting a little easier to find restaurants that are creating dishes to satisfy your dietary needs.

22 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

A spicy trek through land of the yeti

CHEUNG Chau, as residents and regular visitors will testify, is a source of continuing delight. This island, shaped like a figure eight with a peak at each end, is home to a sizeable number of locals and expatriates. Happily, the crippling prices of Hong Kong Island and much of Kowloon have been kept at bay by the country town atmosphere that so lends itself to a weekend visit.

10 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

THE Mughal Room pitches itself towards the elite end of the Indian food market in Hong Kong. Located among the concentration of Indian eateries on Wyndham Street, this restaurant aims to display a touch of class.

At the entrance, diners are greeted by a waiter regally attired in a spectacular Pathan costume.

17 Jun 1995 - 12:00am

Fifteen wishes to come true in 94

FOR food reviewers and lovers of the table, 1993 has been a full and fulfilling year. So what would I suggest for the new year? 1. Wanted: one lighting specialist. Your expertise is sorely needed at Tables 88. Dimly-lit caves have romantic potential. But when you have to ask for three extra candles in order to read the menu, romance quickly evaporates into un-sexy frustration.

30 Dec 1993 - 12:00am

A hideaway spiced with Indian delights

Noor-Jehan, 1/F, Shop No. 6, State Theatre Building, 285 King's Road, North Point; Tel: 571-4411, hours: 11:30am to 3pm; 6 to 11 pm daily.

FOR decades, North Point has been an enclave for Shanghainese restaurants.

Then, several years ago, the Thai invasion landed and now the district boasts at least eight temples of pad thai and sticky rice with mango.

9 Dec 1993 - 12:00am