Thursday, January 17, 2019

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain wins posthumous Emmys for ‘Parts Unknown’

US celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, who committed suicide in June at age 61, posthumously earned a pair of Emmy Awards on Sunday for his...

Cambodian reptile café slithers into people’s hearts

For anyone terrified of an albino python, an orange corn snake or a scaly, bearded iguana, Chea Raty says getting up close and personal...

Hong Kong dim sum favorite faces uncertain future

Impatient diners crowd around carts of steaming dim sum steered by fierce "trolley aunties" at Hong Kong's Lin Heung Tea House, one of the...

Sushi, sake and soy: Robuchon’s love affair with Japan

  Foie gras paired with wasabi, Japanese-style open kitchens and a fierce work ethic: Joel Robuchon, hailed as "chef of the century" on his death...

Chip labor: Robots replace waiters in China restaurant

The little robotic waiter wheels up to the table, raises its glass lid to reveal a steaming plate of local Shanghai-style crayfish and announces...

‘Superfood’ craze makes big business of Africa’s baobab

Taerou Dieuhiou has been shinning barefoot up baobab trees in Senegal's southern Casamance region to collect the oblong fruit since he was 15. Business...

Superstar pastry chef’s ‘Food Porn’ has Instagram drooling

When Cedric Grolet takes out his pastry knife, millions of mouths water. The young Frenchman, named the top patissier on the planet last month...

Homegirl Cafe offers ‘platos’ by ex-gang members with hope

In a different time, at another place, and under other circumstances, you might have run away from Latisha Valenzuela and Glenda Alvarenga. But at...

Shoots for the stars: Briton grows microgreens for top French chefs

Fuchsia-coloured lights glow over a miniature garden where tiny plants pack a wealth of flavor and nutrients headed for the tables of Michelin-starred French...

Daredevil tourists enjoy luxury banquet… 6,500ft in the air

Hundreds of hardy tourists ate seafood and drank on the side of Mount Laojun in China some 6,500ft in the air. The luxury repast,...

China chilli fest gets off to scorching start

 An annual chilli pepper festival kicked off yesterday in central China's spice-loving Hunan province with a chilli-eating contest in which the winner set a...

Robot fast-food chefs: Hype or a sign of industry change?

Robots can't yet bake a souffle or fold a burrito, but they can cook up vegetables and grains and spout them into a bowl...

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