Three great barbecue recipes, for grilled scallops, Thai-style chicken, and lamb chops

With the advent of cooler weather, its time to dust off the outdoor grill and start barbecuing if youre in East Asia. But worry not, if its not the season for barbecuing where you are, or your home doesnt have room for a barbecue, these easy, delicious recipes for meats, seafood and vegetables work equally well if grilled in the oven.

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Rempah Noodles in Wan Chai – US$12.50 laksa bowls as tasty as Malaysian, Singaporean friends said

Id been hearing good things about Rempah Noodles from my Malaysian and Singaporean friends. The shop on Hennessy Road is small and charming, with backless stools along the walls and around a communal table (and books such as Crazy Rich Asians to help you pass the time if youre dining solo), friendly service and a brief menu, offering only three choices for noodles.

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Tsui Wah’s Mao Mao Eat at Tai Kwun arts centre – OK snacks for under HK$100, but not a full meal

Mao Mao Eat is a new concept from the cha chaan teng chain Tsui Wah, and is located in the former police station-turned-arts and restaurant hub, Tai Kwun, in Central. The restaurant offers traditional Hong Kong-style snacks and light meals for under HK$100, along with a range of beverages.

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