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Open Late: 6 Late-Night Dining Restaurants

Round-Up, featuring 6 restaurants that are famed for late-night eats, writes Richard Ames.

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Snacking after midnight isn’t hard in Hong Kong, with the endless number of McDonald’s and Tsui Wah’s. But sometimes that drunken urge craves something more. Here, we stray away from the standard overpriced breakfasts (ahem, Flying Pan (59%)) and terrible pizzas (looking at you, Paisanos (68%)), for a focus on finer late-night fare. All of it's Asian – because really, after a certain hour is when their true flavours come out.

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Japanese, korean, causeway bay, wan chai, tsim sha tsui, cantonese, sichuan, jordan, kennedy town, central

The New Old School: 6 Recent Restaurants that Embrace the Past

Round-Up, featuring six recent restaurants that fully evoke a particular time and place. 

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Everything old is new again, they say every couple years, but it seems like most restaurants these days bills themselves as having a ‘retro aesthetic’. A table here or a poster there is far from being faithful, and the ones that truly embrace the past often go unheralded. Here, we round up six recent restaurants that completely take on trends of yesteryear, from obsessive design details to dishes that you’d only find in vintage cookbooks.

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british, american, roundup, italian, central, sai ying pun, wan chai

F*ck Valentine's Day: 7 Alternate Dining Ideas for this February 14th

Sick of the same old Valentine's Day? Here are 7 alternate ideas for the most 'romantic' night of the year. 

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It’s not even a holiday, despite it falling on Saturday this year. And even though most of us are aware that Valentine’s Day was started as a sneaky plot by greeting card companies, year after year we still fall into the trap of overpriced set-menus and too much champagne.

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cantonese, tsim sha tsui, international, central, african, causeway bay, lamma, lantau, discovery bay, shek o, tai hang, spanish, british, wan chai, admiralty, italian, sheung wan, mediterranean, vegetarian, french, mexican, thai, vietnamese, Japanese

Six Hong Kong Dining Deals to Save You Money!

Round-Up: a comparison of HK's best dining deal programmes, writes Genevieve Clayton.

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We all love a good discount: with Hong Kong’s standing as an international restaurant capital growing more by the day, competition is fierce. Establishments are constantly trying to get their name out there.

One of the most popular ways is to partner up with local deal programmes: it's win-win: they get new (and hopefully, returning) customers, you get a great price. Here we round up six of the most popular deal programmes in Hong Kong, rating them according to the value that they bring diners.

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New Year, New Food: 8 Uniquely Hong Kong Dining Experiences to try in 2015

Get out of your comfort zone this new year, with these eight uniquely Hong Kong dining experiences to try in 2015. 

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Admit it: you’ve already failed on your New Year’s resolution. But here’s one you can definitely follow through on: new dining experiences. Ditch that boring old spot you go to every week and get out of your comfort zone. Here, we round up eight of the most uniquely Hong Kong experiences in town, from dai pai dongs and floating restaurants, to cooked food centres and retro favourites.

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hong kong, international, cantonese, central, wan chai, causeway bay, french, north point, sheung wan