Food

Picture Hong Kong: The Vanishing Landscape of Queen’s Road West

The changes started years ago, but it was only when the giant cow disappeared that it became clear what was happening. In 2015, the bovine emblem of Queen’s Road West restaurant Sammy’s Kitchen was removed, an iconic piece of neon scrubbed from the street it had dominated for 40 years. The cow was taken away […]...

The Twins Who Are Rethinking Hong Kong’s Approach to Food

Josh and Caleb Ng don’t have interests – they have projects. A few years ago, at a friend’s dinner party, the twin brothers were captivated by a beer made with Amarillo hops, a rich, malty brew with hints of peach and orange. They began buying craft beer, which led them to one Danish brand they found […]...

Explore Hong Kong’s Markets: Mountain Weeds and Healing Herbs in Tai Po

 “Call me Auntie Lam!” She is hard to miss, a picture of rural enterprise in the otherwise utilitarian surroundings of the Tai Po Hui Market. Her stall is marked by a wooden arbor decorated with bunches of dried herbs, beneath which are baskets overflowing with greens, roots, nuts, sugarcane and dozens of other natural treasures. […]...

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