Do you love slow cooking but want your meals quickly? Restaurants have some options for making short cuts, but you’re not ordering fast food. Photo: Alamy
Andrew Sun
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Mouthing Off by Andrew Sun

Fast food vs food fast: eating in restaurants and quick slow cooking

  • How long would you wait for your food to be prepared in a restaurant?
  • We love the idea of slow cooking, but how do kitchens get the food out quickly enough?

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Do you love slow cooking but want your meals quickly? Restaurants have some options for making short cuts, but you’re not ordering fast food. Photo: Alamy
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At Aziza restaurant in Kennedy Town you’ll find different meze dishes such as (top, from left) tabbouleh and bosara, labna (middle), and (bottom, from left) moutabel and hummus. More Middle Eastern restaurants have opened in Hong Kong since the first few in the 1980s and ’90s. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

They taught Hong Kong to love kebabs, hummus, and falafel: how three family-run restaurants introduced Middle Eastern cuisine to city

  • Beirut in Lan Kwai Fong, Zahra in Wan Chai, and Habibi in Central paved the way for the flowering of authentic Middle Eastern gastronomy in the city
  • Families behind those pioneering places, and a new generation of restaurants – Aziza, Beyrouth Bistro and Zahrabel – talk about the passion that drives them
Topic |   Food and Drinks

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At Aziza restaurant in Kennedy Town you’ll find different meze dishes such as (top, from left) tabbouleh and bosara, labna (middle), and (bottom, from left) moutabel and hummus. More Middle Eastern restaurants have opened in Hong Kong since the first few in the 1980s and ’90s. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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