Street joints and empires in noodle-crazed Hong Kong

From decades-old holes in the wall to multi-million dollar businesses, Hong Kong’s noodle scene is a moneyspinner in a city that runs on quick and affordable comfort food. Steaming bowls are served up 24 hours a day, often in clear richly flavoured broths and topped with fishballs, beef tendon or pork knuckle. Other favourites come with Spam ...

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The Art of Gin: What makes a good G&T, according to the experts

The Art of Gin: What makes a good G&T, according to the experts

As sailors have said for 150 years, once the “sun is over the yardarm”, we are all entitled – some might say obliged – to pour a gin and tonic. But exactly how you...

Hungry Lawyer: Sampling snake and sausage at the venerable Ser Wong Fun in Central

Hungry Lawyer: Sampling snake and sausage at the venerable Ser Wong Fun in Central

The python has long had a dubious place in the popular imagination. The ability to swallow humans whole will do that to you (in fact, it actually happened just last month in...

Plant Power: 8 vegetarian and vegan restaurants to check out in Hong Kong

Plant Power: 8 vegetarian and vegan restaurants to check out in Hong Kong

In a city best known for char siu, roast goose and shark fin soup, it’s not often that a vegetarian would decide to go on culinary walkabout. Yet after seven meatless years, the...

Hungry Lawyer: 5 destinations for traditional Cantonese food from Sheung Wan to Tai Hang

Hungry Lawyer: 5 destinations for traditional Cantonese food from Sheung Wan to Tai Hang

This month, I set out to come up with a list of five restaurants that serve traditional, Cantonese food right here on Hong Kong Island. I am grateful to my Hong Kong friends who...

Pho Delicious: Moi Moi by Luke Nguyen’s modern Vietnamese food might just be a winning formula

Pho Delicious: Moi Moi by Luke Nguyen’s modern Vietnamese food might just be a winning formula

Send noods.

Bird is the Word: 8 Year of the Rooster-inspired menus to crow about

Bird is the Word: 8 Year of the Rooster-inspired menus to crow about

Because 8 is a lucky number in Chinese culture, but also because 10 is a lot.

Halal Haven: Dim sum dining at Islamic Centre Canteen, where Hong Kong’s Muslims can eat siu mai

Halal Haven: Dim sum dining at Islamic Centre Canteen, where Hong Kong’s Muslims can eat siu mai

From char siu bao to dumplings, pork is ubiquitous in Cantonese cuisine, including our beloved dim sum, making it difficult for the city's Muslims to enjoy a weekend yum cha...

Higher Ale-ducation: The top 7 brewery tours in Hong Kong for craft beer enthusiasts

Higher Ale-ducation: The top 7 brewery tours in Hong Kong for craft beer enthusiasts

Attention hopheads!

Hungry Lawyer: Dragon Noodles Academy dishes out Instagram-ready food that isn’t black belt-level yet

Hungry Lawyer: Dragon Noodles Academy dishes out Instagram-ready food that isn’t black belt-level yet

The newly opened restaurant seeks to give traditional Cantonese dishes a modern makeover while retaining their essence: their "DNA", if you will.