Hong Kong – Time to tipple

Glasses containing the world’s finest wines will be raised when the Hong Kong Wine and Dine Festival kicks off a month long epicurean feast of wine-themed events. The island’s love affair with wine started long before city authorities abolished tax on it in 2009 ensuring a huge growth in the number of wine cellars. Now, even Chinese restaurants have sommeliers …

Hong Kong – Food fit for a palace

The Michelin two-star Shang Palace has just reopened after an extensive refurbishment and the Cantonese restaurant now offers a 42-sq-m private dining room that is perfect for business events. Situated within the Kowloon Shangri-la in Tsim Sha Tsui, the new restaurant interior features traditional red and gold hues, matched with beige and white for a modern contemporary look. New facilities …

Asian Markets – Or Tor Kor Market

In Asia Talk’s ongoing series about the continent’s best markets, we next highlight Bangkok’s Or Tor Kor Market which has been ranked the fourth best market in the world by CNN Go. Preceded in global terms only by La Boqueria Market in Barcelona; Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo; and Union Square Farmer’s Market in New York City, Or Tor Kor …