In restaurant news this week: Dining out in the UK is predicted to fall by over a third in September, London wine bar Top Cuvée gets ready to open a shop, and a MasterChef: The Professionals finalist prepares to open a West African restaurant in October.
Michelin delays 2021 restaurant guides
Michelin has put a pause on the issuance of its 2021 restaurant guides in the US in recognition of the devastation that Covid-19 has inflicted on the hospitality industry.
Yayoi Kusama designs label La Grande Dame 2012
Widely known as “the princess of polka dots”, internationally renowned Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama has created a unique label for Veuve Clicquot’s latest vintage of La Grande Dame.
Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival to go virtual
The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) has announced that the Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival will take place online this year owing to concerns surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic.
Nine creative gourmet takeaways in Hong Kong
As the lockdown regulations in Hong Kong continue, some of the city’s leading restaurants have launched brand new delivery menus to sate the appetite for fine dining. From French gastronomy, Japanese grill, high-end Cantonese cuisine and acclaimed steaks, here’s WLC Asia’s round-up.
Singapore bar Atlas unveils world cocktail experience
Ranked eighth in the World’s 50 Best Bars, Atlas in Singapore is creating global cocktail experiences for guests to enjoy.
Japan’s first non-alcoholic bar opens in Tokyo
Japan’s first non-alcoholic and vegan bar, 0% Non-Alcohol Experience, has opened its doors in Roppongi, Tokyo this week, presenting a different drinking experience to the city.
Hong Kong to suspend dinner dine-in service for a week
As confirmed Covid cases rise, the Hong Kong government has announced new social distancing measures, including a ban on dine-in service at restaurants between 6pm and 5am.
Hong Kong tightens social distancing measures as Covid cases climb
The Hong Kong government has tightened social distancing rules again as local coronavirus cases have stoked fears of a third wave
HK hotels launch Champagne and whisky-themed staycations
Two hotel groups in Hong Kong have released staycation promotions to attract locals, inviting Champagne and whisky lovers to indulge themselves this summer.
New cocktail menus to try in HK this summer
WLC Asia rounds up the best new cocktail menus to try in Hong Kong, packed with refreshing tipples to help visitors withstand the summer heat.
Singapore reopens restaurants and bars
Singapore has entered phase two of its social distancing measures today, meaning restaurants and bars are allowed to reopen for the first time since their compulsory closure in March.