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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 […]...

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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