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Touch of Glass

So. You have a choice between the jelly glasses your Aunt Melba gave you for Christmas 10 years ago and a set of fragile, hand-blown Riedels costing HK$220 each. Which is going to deliver the nuances you w... Read More...
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Those Blue Tights Look Awfully Familiar

I admit proprietary feelings toward Superman. I knew him in older days, the 1960s, when a normal American boy couldn't afford not to buy the monthly edition of each of the Superman titles—Action, Adventure,  Su... Read More...
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What Next, Rolando?

Roland Schuller, one of Hong Kong's most exciting chefs, abandoned the city suddenly about five years ago, citing what he felt was the overwhelming pressure of trying to keep two top-ranked restaurants operatin... Read More...
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Better Than Inedible

A McDonald's restaurant is not something that would normally fall into the Deveaux omniverse. But a number of events have changed that. First, Hong Kong shouldn't be proud of the fact that, especially in Octobe... Read More...
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“Everything we eat must die”

Joel Robuchon doesn't let controversy get in the way of haute cuisine. Acclaimed one of the greatest chefs of the 20th Century, the 61-year-old Robuchon was in Macau recently to visit his spectacular restaurant... Read More...
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Bhutan and the Brown Trout

  Bhutan and the brown trout   Alistair Scott   Back in the 1930s, Jigme Wangchuk, the second of the four Wangchuk hereditary kings to rule Bhutan in the 20th century, ... Read More...