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Five Favourite: Grassroots Pantry's Peggy Chan

Five Favourite, featuring chef Peggy Chan of veggie favourites Grassroots Pantry and Prune Organic Deli. 

In a city where meat and rice are all but staples of a regular diet, someone like chef Peggy Chan is a godsend. Her two restaurants, Grassroots Pantry (75%) and Prune Organic Deli (77%) might be strictly vegetarian, but they rarely sacrifice on flavours

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vegetarian, international, sheung wan, sai ying pun, italian, british, cantonese, beijing

Fresh Food: The Latest Hong Kong Dining News

Fresh Food, featuring Austin Fry's new spot, plenty of trend-abusers, and quite a number of closures.

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The year’s just kicked off, but already Hong Kong’s dining scene in embroiled in controversy. We’re not ones to comment on that kind of thing, but we will say that in a battle of two massive egos, the only ones that lose out are us, the readers. With that slightly lame reflection, let’s get into the first Fresh Food of 2015!

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fresh food, american, central, Japanese, korean, causeway bay, tai hang, italian, chinese, stanley, mexican, aberdeen, tsim sha tsui, british, beijing

Dining District: Shau Kei Wan

Dining District, a new column that spotlights a foodie favourite part of town. This week: Shau Kei Wan, writes Fenella Dale.

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Up-and-coming neighbourhood Shau Kei Wan may not immediately strike you as a foodie’s paradise, but there is much to be said for the colourful array of eateries on its main street. Located a stone’s throw from the MTR, Shau Kei Wan Main Street is also flanked by two beautiful temples, making it a great location to walk off a full belly. 

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dining district, shau kei wan, indian, indonesian, international, beijing, shanghai

Five Favourite: Il Milione's Antonio Varriano

Five Favourite Restaurants with Antonio Varriano, culinary director at Michelin-starred Italian restaurant, Il Milione.

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As the culinary director of Michelin-starred Il Milione (78%), chef Antonio Varriano faces endless competition when it comes to his innovative takes on Italy cuisine. But he finds inspiration everywhere: first, in his home region of Molise in southern Italy, where Varriano honed his culinary skills. 

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five favourite, beijing, shanghai, hong kong, french, taiwan