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5 great Japanese omakase restaurants in Hong Kong you need to try

Sea urchin with minced toro and salmon roe served at Sakana no Aji, in Central, one of five restaurants offering great omakase - or chef-selected - food in Hong Kong. This can be requested at various eateries, from izakayas, or local pubs, all the way up to the finest sushi restaurants.



Weekly Planner: 19 things to do around Mumbai from 10 December To 15 December

Don't miss the opportunity to experience the night sky in its full glory at Bhandardara lake island. Winter is just the season, when the famous Geminids meteor shower sparkle the night sky.



Hymel's Seafood in Convent closes after 70 years

"Our family restaurant began over 70 years ago when there was not much competition and people were willing to drive 25-plus miles to share lunches and dinners with us each week and weekend. People had more time to spend as well," Hessburg says in a prepared statement.



The Travel Knife: Don't Cleave Home Without It

Looking for the perfect travel companion? These knives are small, lightweight, and safe to pack once they're paired with a wooden sheath. Earlier this year I took a trip to Alaska with a group of chefs and food writers.



Lobster restaurant chain to build new Portland location

The Portland Press Herald reports Luke Holden, founder of the Luke's Lobster, plans to build a 200-seat restaurant at Portland Pier. According to Holden, the restaurant will be the seafood chain's largest location.



Tips to make sure holiday food is safe to eatSafety

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that about 1 in 6 people get sick each year from contaminated food, so follow these steps to keep your holidays healthy and safe: Place raw meats, poultry and seafood in separate plastic bags and keep them in the lowest part of your cart, away from other foods in your grocery cart. Use a meat thermometer to check the internal temperature of dishes to ensure they are fully cooked and safe to eat.



So galactic odyssey

A stellar constellation of festive events clustered on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, and New Year Day. Start your countdown this holiday season and buckle up as SO Sofitel Bangkok blasts off into the new year with the "SO Galactic Odyssey" festive program 2018.



In Kinosaki, testing limits and finding the familiar

A street in Kinosaki, which is famous for snow crabs, in Japan, Nov. 2018. Our 52 Places columnist tries on traditional robes and footwear; learns to enjoy seafood ; and discovers how small the world is.



Guest Column: Tuna: A bright future or - Sorry, Charlie'?

To my dismay, once-ubiquitous canned tuna has fallen upon hard times. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, per capita consumption dropped 42 percent between 1986 and 2016.


J. Paul's is a classic saloon with all the pertinent hallmarks (dark wood, reproduction gaslights, tin ceiling, checkered tablecloths, etc.). The bar itself is a bona fide antique that came out of a real Chicago saloon. Crab cakes and baby-back ribs are the standouts here; but don't overlook the salads, which are long on taste and innovation but not so low in calories. J. Paul's was the first restaurant opened by Capital Restaurant Concepts, a local company with a proven track record, so expect things to run pretty smoothly here. The raw bar, with four different types of oysters as well as clams and spiced shrimp, is a bit of a sleeper here. The desserts, which are all made inhouse and change frequently, are downright deadly. Come before 6:30 p.m. if you want to be seated without delay. On weekends the wait can be up to 45 minutes for a table. Also, while there's a nice children's menu available, come early if you're with the family. Things can get pretty lively here as the night wears on (and the brews keep pouring)."
3219 M Street NW
Washington, DC
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