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Hong Kong fears 'Michelin curse'

13 December 2012 Last updated at 04:51 GMT

A Michelin star is one of the most sought-after accolades in the restaurant business, and is usually accompanied by a surge of new customers.

But some cheaper restaurants in Hong Kong that have been named in the latest Michelin guide are worried it could be a curse.

Pang Pak Sheung, owner of Pang's Kitchen, for example, is concerned his landlord may use his newly-found recognition as an excuse to increase his rent.

The BBC's Jennifer Pak reports.