The slicing table-side of Peking duck at Chinese restaurants in Hong Kong is a form of dinner theatre to get behind. Photo: Nora Tam
The slicing table-side of Peking duck at Chinese restaurants in Hong Kong is a form of dinner theatre to get behind. Photo: Nora Tam
Andrew Sun
Opinion

Opinion

Mouthing Off by Andrew Sun

Dinner and a show is dead – Peking duck carving, sizzling steaks, noodle pulling and flaming baked Alaskas is the food theatre we want

  • Food and performance have always gone hand in hand, but dinner theatre now seems passé, especially considering how seriously we take food in the social media age
  • But old food theatre is returning, with flambéed crepes and pasta in a cheese wheel back in vogue. Now let’s revive Peking duck carving and noodle pulling

The slicing table-side of Peking duck at Chinese restaurants in Hong Kong is a form of dinner theatre to get behind. Photo: Nora Tam
The slicing table-side of Peking duck at Chinese restaurants in Hong Kong is a form of dinner theatre to get behind. Photo: Nora Tam
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