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Grain waves: three types of rice popular in Hong Kong

Depending on the dish, different varieties of rice give different results

7 Jun 2016 - 4:48PM

Depending on the dish, different varieties of rice give different results

Grain waves: three types of rice popular in Hong Kong
Hong Kong chefs deal directly with fishermen and seafood farmers in the name of sustainability

Some Hong Kong restaurants are offering lesser-known species and farmed seafood to protect fish stocks

23 Oct 2015 - 5:30AM

Some Hong Kong restaurants are offering lesser-known species and farmed seafood to protect fish stocks

Hong Kong chefs deal directly with fishermen and seafood farmers in the name of sustainability
Siblings Raiz the Bar with Hong Kong's first bean-to-bar chocolate factory

Siblings hope to wow Hongkongers with their fresh spin on chocolate.

2 Oct 2015 - 11:09AM

Siblings hope to wow Hongkongers with their fresh spin on chocolate.

Siblings Raiz the Bar with Hong Kong's first bean-to-bar chocolate factory
Afternoon tea served with aplomb at Ritz-Carlton's Cafe 103

Postcard-worthy views make Cafe 103 at the ICC in Kowloon a sought-after spot.

13 Aug 2015 - 12:09PM

Postcard-worthy views make Cafe 103 at the ICC in Kowloon a sought-after spot.

Afternoon tea served with aplomb at Ritz-Carlton's Cafe 103
Beef & Liberty in Wan Chai good for snacks, not just burgers

For a smaller bite, try a starter or look to the daily specials board.

5 Aug 2015 - 10:48PM

For a smaller bite, try a starter or look to the daily specials board.

Beef & Liberty in Wan Chai good for snacks, not just burgers
Food trends: restaurants turn to pickling own ingredients

Pickling is an integral part of Asian and Latin cuisines. Chefs at two Hong Kong restaurants tell us why they are making their own.

29 Jul 2015 - 11:29PM

Pickling is an integral part of Asian and Latin cuisines. Chefs at two Hong Kong restaurants tell us why they are making their own.

Food trends: restaurants turn to pickling own ingredients
Seasons by Olivier E in Causeway Bay offers superior alfresco snacking
Artisanal ice lollies the latest Hong Kong dessert trend

At one Causeway Bay outlet flavours change each week based on which fruits are in season, while a Japanese chain serves lollies in drinks.

15 Jul 2015 - 7:05PM

At one Causeway Bay outlet flavours change each week based on which fruits are in season, while a Japanese chain serves lollies in drinks.

Artisanal ice lollies the latest Hong Kong dessert trend
INFOGRAPHIC: A perfect bowl of wonton noodles

Wonton noodles is one of Cantonese cuisine’s most iconic dishes. Janice Leung Hayes visits Mak An Kee in Sheung Wan, one of Hong Kong’s most famous wonton noodle restaurants, to find out exactly what goes into a perfect bowl. Illustration: Sarene Chan

4 Nov 2015 - 11:45AM

Wonton noodles is one of Cantonese cuisine’s most iconic dishes. Janice Leung Hayes visits Mak An Kee in Sheung Wan, one of Hong Kong’s most famous wonton noodle restaurants, to find out exactly what goes into a perfect bowl. Illustration: Sarene Chan

INFOGRAPHIC: A perfect bowl of wonton noodles
The Kinnet, Sheung Wan: 'wellness centre' with an all-day menu

The cafe features an all-day menu of salads, roast meats, fish, soups and toasted sandwiches.

19 Jun 2015 - 10:14AM

The cafe features an all-day menu of salads, roast meats, fish, soups and toasted sandwiches.

The Kinnet, Sheung Wan: 'wellness centre' with an all-day menu
Why Yenn Wong figured Repulse Bay needed Chinese comfort food

The JIA Group CEO opened Meen & Rice at The Pulse so there'd be a place for locals and visitors to eat Chinese food on the beach, and to give Repulse Bay a "local".

3 Jun 2015 - 11:37PM

The JIA Group CEO opened Meen & Rice at The Pulse so there'd be a place for locals and visitors to eat Chinese food on the beach, and to give Repulse Bay a "local".

Why Yenn Wong figured Repulse Bay needed Chinese comfort food
Get a miniature bowl of wonton noodles at Chee Kei

Hong Kong restaurant chain keeps alive the tradition of serving sai yung, small portions of wonton noodles, as a snack.

27 May 2015 - 11:29PM

Hong Kong restaurant chain keeps alive the tradition of serving sai yung, small portions of wonton noodles, as a snack.

Get a miniature bowl of wonton noodles at Chee Kei
Milkshakes: pure Americana and a Hong Kong burger's best friend
As American as apple pie: Burger Circus is big on desserts
The Pawn's makeover is more than just a facade
Prune Organic Deli & Workshop offers healthy, organic meals with plenty of flavour
Flowers are for eating too, as Hong Kong restaurants show

Increasingly, chefs have been putting petals on their plates - and they vary according to the season.

8 Apr 2015 - 5:01PM

Increasingly, chefs have been putting petals on their plates - and they vary according to the season.

Flowers are for eating too, as Hong Kong restaurants show
Japanese tea hojicha hits the sweet spot among the cafe set

"Hojicha is a roasted green tea," says Kosei Kamatani, who started the Japanese-inspired dessert cafe Via Tokyo with his brother and mother in 2013.

25 Mar 2015 - 10:26PM

"Hojicha is a roasted green tea," says Kosei Kamatani, who started the Japanese-inspired dessert cafe Via Tokyo with his brother and mother in 2013.

Japanese tea hojicha hits the sweet spot among the cafe set
Bar review: The Continental
6 Apr 2016 - 1:46PM
Bar review: The Continental
Craft beer in Hong Kong: the appetite's growing
Rose Bakery brings its carrot and pound cakes from Paris to Hong Kong
Restaurant review: Dynasty - Cantonese classics served with style
Lin Heung teahouse - home of sweet lotus seed paste desserts

Cantonese teahouse opened in Hong Kong in 1926, and has a menu reflecting that era.

26 Mar 2015 - 4:48PM

Cantonese teahouse opened in Hong Kong in 1926, and has a menu reflecting that era.

Lin Heung teahouse - home of sweet lotus seed paste desserts
Mui Kee specialises in congee based around fish broth
She Wong Lam, still serving snake meat to Hong Kong diners after 130 years
Rooftop restaurant ToTT's at the Excelsior still grilling after 35 years
25+ Restaurants: Hugo's

Hugo's serves classic cuisine in a castle-style setting.

10 Dec 2014 - 10:23PM

Hugo's serves classic cuisine in a castle-style setting.

25+ Restaurants: Hugo's
Classic Hong Kong restaurants: Jumbo Kingdom, Aberdeen Harbour
Classic Hong Kong food: Mei Ki Heung Bakery, Cheung Sha Wan

The brothers behind one of the city's last niche Chinese cake shops turn out hard-to-find classics.

27 Mar 2015 - 10:17AM

The brothers behind one of the city's last niche Chinese cake shops turn out hard-to-find classics.

Classic Hong Kong food: Mei Ki Heung Bakery, Cheung Sha Wan
Classic Hong Kong restaurants: Sun Wah Cafe, Cheung Sha Wan