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Michelin includes street stalls in Hong Kong & Macau 2013

The 2013 selection reflects the sustained improvement in the quality of restaurants in Hong Kong and Macau. It also highlights the fast changes in the industry, and increasing richness and diversity of the gastronomy.  This is the 5th edition of the awards and remarkably has 40% changes and new entries from 2012. It lists a total of 286 establishments in Hong Kong (244 restaurants and 42 hotels) and 62 establishments in Macau (46 restaurants and 16 hotels). Among them, 65 new restaurants are new entries (51 in Hong Kong and 14 in Macau)...

Russian Designers Create 'Eggstatic' Packaging

We’ve seen hot cans, now it’s time for hot eggs. This is just ingenious!  The Gogol Mogol is a single-use cardboard egg box made with special chemical layers that produce heat when activated, similar to the technology used for self-heating tins from calcium hydroxide, water and other chemicals which create heat when mixed together. A tag pulled from the container sets off a chemical reaction which makes the small package warm up and cook the egg in just two minutes...

Claude and Cedric Bosi to open The Malt House

Claude Bosi and brother Cedric have acquired their second pub in South West London, The Malt House in Fulham.  Situated in a quiet street in the heart of Fulham Broadway, the pub will open its doors in February 2013 after a major refurbishment...

Heinz Beanz update their flavours

Heinz Beanz have updated their bean offer with 5 new flavoured varieties. Targeting lunchtimes, they include Cheddar Cheese, Garlic & Herbs, Barbecue, Curry or a burst of Fiery Chilli!...

Switchel - American heritage beverage from Vermont

At Prospect restaurant in Brooklyn they serve up this variation of the vaguely sweet, vinegar-based refresher as a mixer—it pairs best with rum—and the beverage's enigmatic blend of refined ginger, apple cider vinegar, Vermont maple syrup and water tastes like the perfect seasonal compliment to a Thanksgiving meal...

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