Food & Dining

The New Street Eats

Cherry Ko 19.09.2008
The New Street Eats

If the term “street eats” conjures up images of eating curry fish balls from a cart, it’s time to get out there and try the new generation of pedestrian delights. Cherry Ko takes to the streets.

Women will receive just over £3 (US$5.4) for 14 ounces of their milk  Photo: GETTY

A Swiss gastronomist has stirred a controversy in the tranquil Alpine republic after announcing that he will serve meals cooked with human breast milk.

Broccoli 'may help protect lungs'

A substance found in broccoli may limit the damage which leads to serious lung disease, research suggests.

Michelin Men

Lynn Fung 12.09.2008
Michelin Men

The Michelin Guide is coming to Hong Kong. How will the prestigious three-star system affect our local culinary scene? By Lynn Fung

Meals A La Mode

Lynn Fung 12.09.2008
Meals A La Mode

We’re so over organic. And fusion cuisine? Yesterday’s news. Here are the new food trends invading the city. By Lynn Fung.

The Rest of the Best 12.09.2008
The Rest of the Best

So many new restaurants this year have been the talk of the town—so many that these underrated gems may have slipped your radar. By HK Staff

Peanut Butter Machine

The Lighter Side 11.09.2008
Peanut Butter Machine

Make your own warm, delicious peanut butter at home--for much less than store bought butter!

Starbucks offers Five New Healthy Breakfast Options

In a bid to lure McDonald's morning breakfast crowd, specialty coffee retailer Starbucks Coffee Co. (SBUX: News ) announced Wednesday morning that it has launched five new permanent healthier breakfast options for health-conscious customers when p...

Seattle-based Zevia selling all-natural, zero-calorie drink

ANDREA JAMES Seattle Post-Intelligencer 28.08.2008
Seattle-based Zevia selling all-natural, zero-calorie drink

Diet soda addicts -- they know who they are -- have a special bond with their choice drinks. But the founders of Seattle-based Zevia, a year-old soda company, are encouraging Diet Coke and Diet Pepsi devotees to cheat on their beloveds.

Michelin takes fresh step into Asia with Hong Kong, Macau guides

Hong Kong and Macau are set to be the latest Asian cities to have their top eateries put on the international culinary map by France's prestigious Michelin guide, a little red book that can make or break a restaurant.

Nuptial diners try to save face, not sharks

Grace Tsoi The Standard 28.08.2008
Nuptial diners try to save face, not sharks

Face and tradition outweigh ecology when it comes to wedding banquets, according to the manager of a top restaurant chain.

Hong Kong: food, and lots of it

The Lay Gastronomer 21.08.2008
Hong Kong: food, and lots of it

I came to Hong Kong with the mentality that the fewer expectations I had, the better. However, one expectation I was more than willing to maintain, especially at the behest of those familiar with the region, was that I’d be eating a lot of good fo...

HK Int'l wine fair opens 15.08.2008
HK Int'l wine fair opens

The Hong Kong International Wine Fair featuring 240 exhibitors from 25 countries and regions is being held at the Convention & Exhibition Centre until August 16.

Govt lets wine sector use heritage sites

The acting Financial Secretary, Carrie Lam, says the government is working on a number of measures to help wine-related industries.


HK-magazine 07.08.2008

Think India’s the only place that does a good curry? Lynn Fung seeks out the best from across Asia.

A screenshot of Celebrity chef Antony Worrall Thompson's website, taken on August 4, 2008.

LONDON (Reuters) - Celebrity chef Antony Worrall Thompson has apologized after accidentally recommending a potentially deadly plant in organic salads.

The Onion: Domino's Tests Limits Of What Humans Will Eat

Despite ethical concerns about testing on humans, researchers say their work was necessary to determine the boundary between garbage and food.

Cha Chaan Teng (Hong Kong Style Restaurant in Western Cuisine)

Want to have a cheap but nice western style breakfast in Hong Kong? Go "Yum Sai Cha".

The final verdict on coffee

Terri Coles Reuters 21.07.2008
REUTERS/Richard Chung

TORONTO (Reuters) -- If contradicting research has you wondering if coffee is healthy or harmful, the answer is simple: it depends.

Revolving Restaurant  'R66' in Hopewell Center

Overlook Hong Kong from the 62nd floor while enjoying a meal, that's what you get to do in this revolving restaurant.

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