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If you’re in Hong Kong on January 29th make sure you have a room with a view – of Victoria Harbour for the Chinese New Year fireworks. Here’s our lucky number eight for firework dinners:
View of the fireworks in the harbour from the Intercontinental hotel
The Interconti is perched right on the harbour’s edge so many of the guest rooms have fantastic views as well as the Harbourside restaurant and Nobu if you can bag a window table. Both restaurants are offering a Chinese New Year Fireworks Dinner Menu.
Hot and Sour Soup. Pic: DL Acken
China: The Cookbook is an impressive tome by husband and wife Kei Lum Chan and Diora Fong Chan. Kei is the son of a former renowned Hong Kong food writer who together with his wife Diora has come up with over 650 recipes from 30 areas of China.
Drawing on their experience of writing Chinese cuisine cookbooks, the Chans have covered famous crowd pleasers to lesser known gems, all doable by the home cook. The recipes are backed up with a cultural history of this vast nation and a handy glossary of ingredients. Here’s what the couple have to say about their magnus opus:
Congratulations to Diana Henry who won a James Beard Award in New York City last night for A Bird in the Hand: Chicken recipes for every day and every mood. Available to buy from Amazon:
A Bird in the Hand: Chicken recipes for every day and every mood
The Bar at Hotel Vagabond, Singapore
Celebrate the Year of the Monkey at Hotel Vagabond’s Bar where La Mona presides. The brass sculpture designed by French artist Franck Le Ray has been given the moniker (meaning the Spanish for female monkey) by the bar staff – who also whip up impressive artisan cocktails). Gong Xi Fa Cai!