Dear Mr. Know-It-All,
Every time I reach out my chopsticks for that final spring roll, my friends all tut at me and say the food is too “hot.” Of course it’s hot! That’s why I’m trying to pick it up before it goes cold. What am I missing? — Hot Stuff
Oct 17 2013 - 4:00pm
"A LO MAI GAI yeah you’re into this
Some chicken in that rice all GLUTINOUS
I’m a man with needs and a spicy BENT
Got that CHIU CHOW CHILI when I repraZENT
Got an expat taste, want those CHAR SIU BAO
Take the measure of a restaurant with their FRESH HAR GOW
Aug 22 2013 - 6:32pm
You’ve just come home from work and you’ve got twelve minutes before you have to run out to meet a friend. One foot out the door, your stomach groans. It’s a scene so typical your life should be a commercial for ready meals. It’s time to revive whatever’s stuck to the...
Apr 12 2013 - 12:00am
A group of us rolled into this Wan Chai mainstay on a Saturday for lunch. For a dim sum place, Che’s is on the classier side—you won’t see any trolleys jam-packed with bamboo steamers being pushed here, or waitstaff running around with giant trays shouting out orders. Instead,...
Nov 21 2012 - 4:39pm
It’s Hairy Crab Season! Indulge in succulent steamed hairy crab during the Mid-Autumn Festival, this Shanghainese delicacy will surely tickle your taste buds, so don’t miss out. The hairy crab is prepared in various different style and can be found at restaurants...
Oct 1 2012 - 12:00am
There’s breakfast, there’s lunch, and then there’s brunch—the meal of choice for the city’s hungover late-risers, of which there are many. There’s no shortage of options when it comes to picking and choosing where to go and what to eat, so here are a few newer...
Aug 3 2012 - 12:00am
With big international brands gobbling up our street-level storefronts, local shops and businesses have had to turn their gaze upwards to our skyscrapers—and down into their basements—in order to find decent, affordable retail space. We round up a few of the coolest places to shop, eat...
Jul 20 2012 - 12:00am
This yum cha destination’s name seems a tad redundant. But once you’ve partaken in Hong Kong’s quintessential brunchtime ritual there, you just may want to chant its name over and over again in awe.
Located on a nondescript street off of bustling Hennessy Road, this narrow, two-...
Jul 6 2012 - 12:00am
Salad at a dim sum restaurant? You heard right! While you’re ordering up delicious dim sum, make sure to ask for the pumpkin with assorted fungus and vegetables salad from the light and healthy summer menu.
Excerpt from "Our Salad Days" by Jacqueline Garwood
Jul 5 2012 - 4:00pm
Located in the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui, Hotel Icon is a hotel designed by celebrated architects Terence Conran, Rocco Yim, and William Lim, known for its modern and international environment, open space, and its vertical garden. Above & Beyond, the Chinese restaurant of Hotel Icon located on the...
Jul 3 2012 - 2:52pm