Food & Dining

COOK UP A STORM

HK-magazine 21.07.2008
COOK UP A STORM

Eating out night after night is so over. These days, it’s all about getting in the kitchen and doing it yourself. Lynn Fung turns up the heat.

NYC Restaurant Chains Must Post Calories, Or Face Fines

New York (dbTechno) - New York City restaurant chains must now obey a new rule requiring them to post calorie counts on their menu, or they will face fines.


In Paris, Burgers Turn Chic

Jane Sigal New York Times 17.07.2008
Burgers and waiting diners at the Café Salle Pleyel.  Ed Alcock for The New York Times

EVEN if you couldn’t be on the Champs-Élysées for Bastille Day on Monday to watch seven parachutists float down in front of President Nicolas Sarkozy, you can still celebrate the greatness of France with a new local tradition. Eat a hamburger.

89% of kids' food products low on nutritional value: study

About 89 per cent of grocery items marketed to appeal to children are stuffed with high levels of sugar, fat or sodium and offer poor nutritional value, according to a new Canadian study.


One-thirtyone

12.07.2008
One-thirtyone

One-thirtyone is situated in one of the most beautiful parts of Sai Kung, a converted 3 storey village house nestled on the bay of Three Fathoms Cove. From the moment you arrive at the restaurant’s ornate iron front gates, you will be swept off y...


3R

HK-magazine 12.07.2008
3R

3R is probably the best kept of Fortress Hill’s many secrets. It’s time the word was out. Behind an unassuming name and entrance lies a fine restaurant that would be even better if only it had the clientele it deserves. As it is, the minimalist dé...

798 unit & co.

12.07.2008
798 unit & co.

We take pride in our restaurants which reflect the unique character of the people who make up the place - from the founders to the bartenders, the chefs to the kitchen helpers - hence 798 unit & company.


Higher Grounds

HK-magazine 11.07.2008
Higher Grounds

Lynn Fung gets her morning jolt at some of the best alternative coffee specialists in town.

Toronto hotel boasts own honey from rooftop hives

Claire Sibonney Reuters 09.07.2008
Toronto hotel boasts own honey from rooftop hives

TORONTO (Reuters Life!) - The arrival of three queens and their 40,000 workers has created a new buzz at one of Toronto's oldest hotels, and given chefs at the massive grey stone building first dibs on up to 700 pounds of honey.


Incredible Sushi Art

Toxel.com 07.07.2008
Incredible Sushi Art

Salmonella probe adds foods served with tomatoes

Lauran Neergaard Yahoo! News 02.07.2008
Salmonella probe adds foods served with tomatoes

WASHINGTON - Adding to tomato confusion, the government is about to start testing numerous other types of fresh produce in the hunt for the source of the nation's record salmonella outbreak — even as it insists tomatoes remain the leading suspect.


The 11 Best Foods You Aren’t Eating

Tara Parker-Pope New York Times Blog 01.07.2008
Maybe you should be eating more beets, left, or chopped cabbage. (Credit: Evan Sung for The New York Times, left

Nutritionist and author Jonny Bowden has created several lists of healthful foods people should be eating but aren’t. But some of his favorites, like purslane, guava and goji berries, aren’t always available at regular grocery stores. I asked Dr. ...

Gone fruity: A natural sugar found in fruits could lead to obesity if it is used to sweeten foods

A natural sugar found in fruit is fuelling the obesity epidemic, scientists say. A study has shown that fructose - which is used to sweeten soft drinks and junk food - might be more harmful than other types of sugar.


WHY WINE

Bangkok Post 26.06.2008
WHY WINE

Late harvest wines do not enjoy the kind of success they fully deserve. The term dessert wine evokes sugar, and sugar is definitely going though a bad phase. Sugar is not good for you, stay away from it, cut sugar. Indeed, there seems to be plenty...

A new face for Poseidon

Miss Terry Diner 26.06.2008
A new face for Poseidon

The Poseidon restaurant in the Jomtien Complex has been in the hands of Casa Pascal for just over one year and the Dining Out Team paid a visit to see just how it had settled down (or in) to the Jomtien dining scene. Never forget that Jomtien is a...


Sunday Bubbly Anyone?

Lifestyle Hong Kong 25.06.2008
Sunday Bubbly Anyone?

TOTT's kicks it up a notch with their exclusive champagne brunch

-5 Supperclub and Icebar

Mick and Di Pattaya People 24.06.2008
-5 Supperclub and Icebar

The -5o Supperclub we were blown away! The wow factor here is off the scale with its dazzling white decor, state of the art sunken bar and lounging beds that circumference this trendiest of sybarites’ playgrounds.


Burger Bling: $200 Burger Ruffling Feathers

Fast Food Giant's Creation Made Of Japanese Wagyu Beef, Truffles & Onions Fried In Cristal Champagne

REUTERS/Stringer

BEIJING (Reuters) - It's official. Hungry foreign hordes craving a fix of diced chicken fried with chili and peanuts during the Beijing Olympics will be able to shout "kung pao chicken!" and have some hope of getting just that.



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