Asian Table

Not inclined to get on a plane to the Middle East? If you want to sample the region's cuisine, then Hong Kong's Habibi may be the next best thing. It offers diners an authentic taste of home-style Egyptian cooking in a comfortable and elegant setting.

Third-generation chef and part-owner Hosni Emam came to Hong Kong in 1999 to work as an executive chef on the booming restaurant scene, but it wasn't until the homesick Cairo native started cooking Egyptian feasts for appreciative dinner guests in his tiny apartment that he thought...

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