Life / Food Reviews

Obelisco steaks its claim

[2010-09-10 09:55]

Argentines pride themselves on the quality of their beef, Matt Hodges finds out why.

Moroccan marinades from humble host

[2010-09-09 10:26]

In a city where lavish decor and heavy oversized menus are the norm at many eateries, especially Chinese establishments, the single page menu at Argana displays the humble but excellent range of dishes at this unassuming dining venue.

Fancy some sushi? Wash it down with a cup of sake

[2010-09-05 10:09]

A glass of wine can lift up a meal, and alcohol always helps when friends are gathered talking about the good old days.

Big and beefy

[2010-09-05 10:09]

A Danish restaurant owner is willing to wager that few can wolf down his mammoth burger. It's free if you can polish it off in one sitting. Xu Junqian sizes it up.

Creative cooking

[2010-09-05 10:09]

A well-known chef is serving up some artistic plates at his new restaurant. Ye Jun takes a sampler.

Best sashimi in town

[2010-09-05 09:34]

JIN Japanese Restaurant seats just 20-plus people, but a recent tasting at the restaurant near Wangfujing Bookstore was a rare treat, thanks to a young, talented chef.

Family-owned wines show off their character

[2010-09-05 09:33]

Sometimes serendipity and wine tasting go well together. Serendipity refers to unexpected yet pleasant discoveries, and that is precisely what happened when I attended the most recent meeting of my local wine club.

Chynna (The Hilton Wangfujing Hotel, Beijing)

[2010-09-03 10:09]

I have never had a bad experience at a Hilton restaurant. The caliber has always been above and beyond expectations, with elegant and sometimes ostentatious dishes that are hard to forget.

Ganges (Sanlitun Village branch)

[2010-09-03 10:09]

We Brits have rather high expectations when it comes to Indian cuisine, so I must admit that I arrived at the newest Ganges branch in Sanlitun Village wondering whether it would be able to match the UK’s finest.

Learning at home and away

[2010-09-03 09:57]

A pair of Spanish chefs are as similar as they are different, Shi Yingying reports.

Ships in the night New evening cruises

[2010-08-29 11:09]

New evening cruises offer an entertaining and different perspective of Shanghai.

Cookie gifts

[2010-08-29 10:51]

Buttery cookies are the new passion in Hong Kong.

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