A fun thing to say is “Let’s all retire to the rumpus room now,” then walk to the other side of your 200-square-foot flat.
HK Magazine: Who do you usually do the “Life is What You Make It” talks with?
Son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett, Peter Buffett has been composing and releasing music since the 1980s and has won an Emmy Award for his film score work (“Dances with Wolves”). He tells Leanne Mirandilla about his book “Life is What You Make It,” which was released in 2010 and is also presented as a series of talks and live concerts. He visited Hong Kong to perform for local students in a private event.
The buzz: This new SoHo bar and restaurant is founder, manager and chef Nigel M. Guttridge’s tribute to traditional Spanish tapas and international wine. Tucked into a cosy space near the end of Staunton Street, the place is great for tapas get-togethers.
Tucked into a cosy space near the end of Staunton Street, the place is great for tapas get-togethers. Along with standard drinks and cocktails, there is a selection of new and old world reds and whites on offer, all of which are served by the glass.
We dropped in on this little joint in SoHo after hearing about how it serves some of the best (Western) breakfast food in town. We were greeted by friendly staff and cozy, casual décor consisting mostly of wood and warm, earthy tones.Known as The Real Bread Café up until last year (you can see the old name in tiny lettering on the sign outside if you squint), this resto was made over as Shelley’s Yard with some new additions, such as a wine menu. But we reckon that you can just forget about the dinner and stick with what Shelley’s does best: brunch.
For Asia-based travelers, South America is an undeniably exotic destination. One of the hardest parts of the world to reach in terms of cost and distance, the continent offers cultures, sights and landscapes so different to most of Asia that a rewarding and varied travel experience is virtually guaranteed.
South America’s a real hike from Hong Kong. Chris Wilkins braves the journey to explore the cuisine and culture of Peru and Colombia.
Be ahead of the times with these space-age pieces.
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This two-year old restaurant owned by local celebrity Cecilia Cheung’s mother is just as popular now as it was when it first opened. Crowds flock to this scenic harborside resto on a nightly basis, so reservations are highly recommended.
Harbour Restaurant flaunts its catch in outdoor tanks and an easy-breezy environment that goes great with beer. The highlights are obviously marine-based, but you’ll find a host of other classic Chinese dishes here, too.
SCORPIO (Oct 23-Nov 21): "Try to be surprised by something every day," advises Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi in his book Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention. That's an inspirational idea for everyone all the time, but especially for you Scorpios right now. This is the week of all weeks when you have the best chance of tinkering with your rhythm so that it will thrive on delightful unpredictability. Are you brave enough to capitalize on the opportunity? I think you are.
"Try to be surprised by something every day," advises Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi in his book Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention. That's an inspirational idea for everyone all the time, but especially for you Scorpios right now. This is the week of all weeks when you have the best chance of tinkering with your rhythm so that it will thrive on delightful unpredictability. Are you brave enough to capitalize on the opportunity? I think you are. Concentrate your attention on cultivating changes that feel exciting and life-enhancing.
Fall is officially events season here in Hong Kong. The weather is awesome, everyone’s in town before the Christmas holidays, and for some reason, we’re all in the mood to party. Whether you’re planning a sophisticated dinner or a booze-soaked ruckus, we’ve uncovered the coolest venues, the tastiest caterers and the wildest entertainers to help you throw the event of the year.
Everything you need to throw an epic bash.
If you like waffles, you’ll like this place. If you are new to Belgian-style waffles, you’ll like this place.
As soon as we stepped inside we were transported to a trendy, hipster-style cupcake and froyo shop in Manhattan. Pink exposed ceilings, minimalist brown Ikea-esque shelves, candy in glass cookie jars and a little cow covered in decorated plates and cups give Waffle Yo an inviting and comfortable vibe.