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5 great-value Hong Kong ramen restaurants for a cool spring day

You don’t have to go far in the city to find one of our favourite foods – ramen – and these places serve some of the best bowls of Japanese noodles you can find

2 Oct 2017 - 12:39PM

You don’t have to go far in the city to find one of our favourite foods – ramen – and these places serve some of the best bowls of Japanese noodles you can find

5 great-value Hong Kong ramen restaurants for a cool spring day
Putting Hong Kong’s forgotten figures in the spotlight is filmmaker’s labour of love

Former TV producer’s passion project profiles 25 overlooked figures in Hong Kong’s cultural scene

26 Feb 2016 - 12:02AM

Former TV producer’s passion project profiles 25 overlooked figures in Hong Kong’s cultural scene

Putting Hong Kong’s forgotten figures in the spotlight is filmmaker’s labour of love
Restaurant review: interesting new flavours at Elephant Grounds, Causeway Bay
Hong Kong’s 7 best wonton noodle restaurants
CLOSED - Restaurant review: Dondonya Shokudo - fusion Japanese rice bowls
Where to eat some winter warmers amid Hong Kong’s cold snap

When temperatures plunge, Hongkongers’ thoughts turn to foods traditionally thought of as warming - hotpot, double-boiled soups, claypot rice and snake soup. Here are some places to get some

3 Feb 2016 - 6:42PM

When temperatures plunge, Hongkongers’ thoughts turn to foods traditionally thought of as warming - hotpot, double-boiled soups, claypot rice and snake soup. Here are some places to get some

Where to eat some winter warmers amid Hong Kong’s cold snap
Skin products to chase away Hong Kong's gloomy winter blues
Restaurant review: The Roundhouse Chicken + Beer, Wan Chai - Southern-fried style

Chef Austin Fry’s hometown Texas recipe produces juicy chicken in a crispy batter. The buttermilk biscuit it’s served with is moreish, and there’s a big choice of craft beer, including a house brew

2 Oct 2017 - 12:57PM

Chef Austin Fry’s hometown Texas recipe produces juicy chicken in a crispy batter. The buttermilk biscuit it’s served with is moreish, and there’s a big choice of craft beer, including a house brew

Restaurant review: The Roundhouse Chicken + Beer, Wan Chai - Southern-fried style
First MasterChef Asia winner talks agony and ecstasy of reality TV

Singaporean Woo Wai-leong withstood the heat in the kitchen to win the inaugural MasterChef Asia title, but warns prospective entrants of the pressure cooker-like environment of performing on the popular TV programme

19 Jan 2016 - 7:01AM

Singaporean Woo Wai-leong withstood the heat in the kitchen to win the inaugural MasterChef Asia title, but warns prospective entrants of the pressure cooker-like environment of performing on the popular TV programme

First MasterChef Asia winner talks agony and ecstasy of reality TV
Hong Kong’s MakerBay: a place for inventors to pool ideas and learn from each other
Hong Kong Ballet's Paul Tam puts success down to love of art

The executive director of the Hong Kong Ballet tells Vanessa Yung about growing up on a Hong Kong public housing estate, a rude awakening in Canada, his dashed ambitions to be a concert pianist and how he channelled them into a career in arts administration.

16 Jan 2016 - 9:00PM

The executive director of the Hong Kong Ballet tells Vanessa Yung about growing up on a Hong Kong public housing estate, a rude awakening in Canada, his dashed ambitions to be a concert pianist and how he channelled them into a career in arts administration.

Hong Kong Ballet's Paul Tam puts success down to love of art
Estie Kung, 8-year-old TV chef who’ll have you eating out of her hand
Restaurant review: Com Bánh Mì, Wan Chai - Vietnamese with a twist
How chef Christophe Adam, of L'éclair de génie, fell in love with pastry

The Frenchman, in Hong Kong to open pop-up stores of his patisserie, L'éclair de génie, tells us the perfect éclair is always around the corner in his "world of pastry".

2 Jan 2016 - 10:45PM

The Frenchman, in Hong Kong to open pop-up stores of his patisserie, L'éclair de génie, tells us the perfect éclair is always around the corner in his "world of pastry".

How chef Christophe Adam, of L'éclair de génie, fell in love with pastry
Woke up with that New Year's Day face? These mask treatments will help

Facial masks can help restore skin that has been ravaged during the party season, writes Vanessa Yung

2 Jan 2016 - 10:31PM

Facial masks can help restore skin that has been ravaged during the party season, writes Vanessa Yung

Woke up with that New Year's Day face? These mask treatments will help
Hongkonger and Singaporean land ‘world’s coolest job’

Andy Lau and Danielle Lin to spend an expenses-paid month shopping and hitting the piste at Niseko ski resort in Japan

1 Jan 2016 - 6:15AM

Andy Lau and Danielle Lin to spend an expenses-paid month shopping and hitting the piste at Niseko ski resort in Japan

Hongkonger and Singaporean land ‘world’s coolest job’
Explore Hong Kong: ohmykids’ day trips for children are entertaining and informative
Hong Kong musician Eman Lam talks love and why she doesn’t celebrate Christmas

The singer-songwriter will perform three shows as part of the Udderbelly Festival

24 Dec 2015 - 10:00AM

The singer-songwriter will perform three shows as part of the Udderbelly Festival

Hong Kong musician Eman Lam talks love and why she doesn’t celebrate Christmas
Hong Kong’s accidental comedian Tyson Chak talks humour and his serious side

Actor stumbled into comedy while a student and hasn’t looked back since. He tells us about the challenges of his upcoming one-man show and why he hopes to be seen as a serious thespian too

23 Dec 2015 - 6:15AM

Actor stumbled into comedy while a student and hasn’t looked back since. He tells us about the challenges of his upcoming one-man show and why he hopes to be seen as a serious thespian too

Hong Kong’s accidental comedian Tyson Chak talks humour and his serious side
Ahead of Hong Kong shows, Michael Winslow, Police Academy’s ‘Motor Mouth’, talks sound effects

The ‘Man of 10,000 Sound Effects’ explains why he steers clear of political jokes, how hard some sounds are to make and his wish to test Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson on his range of car engine sounds.

18 Dec 2015 - 12:22PM

The ‘Man of 10,000 Sound Effects’ explains why he steers clear of political jokes, how hard some sounds are to make and his wish to test Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson on his range of car engine sounds.

Ahead of Hong Kong shows, Michael Winslow, Police Academy’s ‘Motor Mouth’, talks sound effects
3 all-in-one beauty boxes for that special someone

Stuck for gift ideas? How about these all-in-one beauty boxes?

12 Dec 2015 - 10:59PM

Stuck for gift ideas? How about these all-in-one beauty boxes?

3 all-in-one beauty boxes for that special someone
Manuel Robles, of Hong Kong's Olé Spanish Restaurant, talks signature dishes

The new executive sous-chef at venerable Central restaurant talks about his specialities and his late start in the industry.

12 Dec 2015 - 10:58PM

The new executive sous-chef at venerable Central restaurant talks about his specialities and his late start in the industry.

Manuel Robles, of Hong Kong's Olé Spanish Restaurant, talks signature dishes
Review: Bread & Beast makes food fun - it’s an un’porchett’able experience
DJ Hardwell ready to put Macau  in a spin
Eclairs: Hong Kong’s hottest French pastry treat
Q&A: Dana Leong, jazz cellist
8 Dec 2015 - 11:40AM
Q&A: Dana Leong, jazz cellist
CLOSED - Food review: Tetsu in Causeway Bay serves up flavourful ramen

Japanese noodle chain’s first Hong Kong outlet well worth a visit

2 Oct 2017 - 1:16PM

Japanese noodle chain’s first Hong Kong outlet well worth a visit

CLOSED - Food review: Tetsu in Causeway Bay serves up flavourful ramen
Pampering advent calendars for a fun and glamorous countdown to Christmas
Restaurant review: Brass Spoon in Wan Chai is one busy Vietnamese eatery
Violinist Charlie Siem on mixing modelling and music ahead of his Hong Kong debut