06 Jul '12, 8am

Our selection of this week's top food news: China bans shark's fin, Nora Ephron's secret cookbook and more

Harlan Goldstein’s Strip House opened this spring, as did chop house Blue Butcher, which means there is no shortage of high-quality meats for carnivores in Hong Kong. And from July 1, Blue Butcher has also started serving a Butcher’s Brunch designed by chef Danny Chaney every Sunday. With this steak-themed brunch, diners can expect a full starter buffet; a foie gras cooking station and a choice of the restaurant’s signatures prime cuts of meat, such as the in-house dry-aged bone-in roasted prime rib. Prices start from HK$320 per head depending on the choice of main course, available with free flow prosecco for an extra HK$180, or HK$280 for unlimited Veuve Clicquot champagne.

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Netizens bite back over China's shark fin soup ban

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 03 Jul '12, 3pm

Reuters Workers processing shark fins at a slaughterhouse in Zhejiang Province last summer. Humane Society International c...

Green Blog: Taking Shark Fin's Soup Off the Menu

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