Life / Food Reviews

An evening of syrupy surprises

[2013-04-28 13:51]

Crisp, juicy and packed with nutrients, in China the pear is oft served as litang - the traditional pear soup served in dry, cold winters.

A new mountain treasure

[2013-04-28 11:44]

Chinese chefs have been experimenting with new ingredients for thousands of years, but sometimes they rediscover something old, like truffles, Pauline D. Loh and Guo Anfei find.

'X-treme Chinese' cuisine finds a home in industrial heartland

[2013-04-27 07:36]

Irecently made the trek over to Kwun Tong to check out the new restaurant MC Kitchen, the latest offering from "demon chef" Alvin Leung.

Beijing soup spot lives up to its name

[2013-04-23 08:48]

A bowl of golden noodles swimming in a steaming hot, fragrant pork broth, topped with pork, bamboo shoots, spinach, seaweed and the twin eyes of a halved soft-boiled egg.

Rice sets elegant tone for Japanese meal

[2013-04-23 08:43]

The Japanese restaurant named after the flavored rice has a lot to crow about: It is situated in an elegant century-old garden house, and it has a Japanese chef who has been apprenticed to a galaxy of kitchen superstars.

Exotic Nepal is as close as your plate

[2013-04-22 10:06]

The only "momo" I had heard of before entering this Nepalese restaurant were the famous white peaches with the same name from Okayama prefecture, Japan.

Taste of Tianjin

[2013-04-22 10:01]

If your craving for fancy desserts is fading after too many pretty Western pastries, try revitalizing your taste buds with the Tianjin Hui ethnic specialty branded under the name Guishunzhai.

A county of chefs

[2013-04-22 09:37]

Cantonese cuisine is known all over the world as representative of Chinese food.

Authentic Mexican hits the mark

[2013-04-15 10:10]

Authentic Mexican food in Beijing - is it possible? Cantina Agave thinks it is, and has sated the cravings of many by opening a branch of the restaurant in Beijing.

Rice, Kazak style

[2013-04-10 09:06]

A plate of pilaf is just the start of a homestyle Central Asian feast, Mike Peters discovers.

Zheng's world on a Beijing plate

[2013-04-10 08:02]

The oldest Western restaurant in Beijing is a family business that is still nurtured by the founder's children, and treasured by its faithful regulars.

Bites of Italy satisfy in Beijing

[2013-04-09 09:05]

Eatalia in Di'anmen is a fine place for intimate celebrations. From the time you enter, you feel welcome and relaxed.

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