Twenty Years Ago Today

There are Chinese restaurants, and then there's Yan Toh Heen, tel: (852) 2721 1211. Located in the InterContinental Hong Kong hotel, this ultra-swanky eatery has long garnered a celebrity clientele (Cindy Crawford, Jean-Claude van Damme, Jackie Chan) and critical acclaim for its rarefied interpretations of Cantonese cuisine.

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TV chef Ken Hom rates it as his favorite, and International Herald Tribune food guru Patricia Wells once ranked it No. 3 in her top 10 restaurants list.

Yan Toh Heen marked its 20th anniversary this year with a characteristically opulent makeover. New hand-tufted carpets, half a million crystal...

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