PRIDE OF PLATES
The ninth Hong Kong/Macao edition of the famed dining guide highlights an array of restaurants where chefs have special gifts, Mike Peters reports.
hat does it take to earn a Michelin star — or three? “Exceptional cooking”, the 2017 Michelin Guide for Hong Kong and Macao says succinctly, then adding: “When awarding one, two or three Michelin stars, there are a number of factors we consider: the quality and compatibility of the ingredients, the technical skill and flair that goes into the preparation, the clarity and combination of flavors, the value for money, and above all, the taste.” Ambience and history can impress diners, but the anonymous judges are focused on the food, so we did, too. China Daily presents a selection of signature dishes from some of the most talked-about restaurants in the guide.