Hong Kong's Hot Tables

Hong Kong's restaurateurs would rather draw a veil over the past 12 months. The effects of SARS on the domestic and tourist markets saw many a steel shutter come down for good. Hundreds of staff were laid off (or worked unpaid). And at the height of the outbreak, going out for a meal was like visiting a clinic: a sober experience of sterile swabs and face masks. The arrival of an international culinary superstar and the continuing emergence of local ones are therefore a much needed boost for the city's recovering dining scene.

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