Aperitivo Culture: An Italian Tradition
The Origins of the Aperitivo It is difficult to trace the exact origins of the cherished Italian aperitivo ritual. Some say it was started Turin in 1786 by the inventor of the vermouth liquor, Antonio...
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Hikes and Bites in Hong Kong
Have you ever just had enough of the high-rise buildings blocking your view of the sun, sky and sea? Do you just want a breath of ‘relatively’ fresh air (because this is Hong Kong after all, and it’s...
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Hong Kong Street Eats
Hong Kong is known for its street food, so whether you’re a 852 resident or visitor to the city, make sure to take advantage of the signature snacks. Egg Waffle (or Egg Puff or Bubble Wraps) The vanilla-scented...
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Karaoke Etiquette: 7 Rules to Sing By
Karaoke is the ideal mix of a bar hangout and performance showcase. The world needs to hear you sing and you’ve already got your first ten songs picked out in your head. But before you go ahead and load...
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Lyon: Gastronomic Capital
Lyon, the second largest city in France, not only boasts a rich history and cultural past, but has also been dubbed “the gastronomic capital of the world” by famed food critic Curnonsky. Besides its...
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Pad Thai: history, ingredients and insider tips
The dynamic combination of sweet, sour, bitter and richness has made pad Thai one of the most recognisable Thai dishes. We caught up with Soul Food Mahanakorn creator Jarrett Wrisley to talk history, ingredients...
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Hong Kong Dragon Boating
Hong Kong is the birthplace of dragon boating as a modern sport, and The Stanley International Dragon Boat Championships are held annually during the Tuen Ng Festival. Seasoned Dragon Boat coach Stephen...
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Where to Find the Best Steak in Buenos Aires
There’s a saying that the only part of the cow the Argentines don’t eat is the “moo.” Argentina without steak would be like Italy without pasta, Hong Kong without dumplings, Mexico without tacos…you...
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