While London restaurants remain shuttered, we’ve rounded up 10 new openings we’re looking forward to this year, from seafood sanctum Manzi’s to the Batman-themed Park Row.
HK to ease curbs on on-trade with vaccine incentive
Social distancing measures at Hong Kong restaurants and bars are expected to be relaxed on the basis that employees and customers are vaccinated.
HK bar industry agrees to government proposal in exchange for reopening
The Hong Kong bar industry has agreed to accept the proposal from the government to ask patrons to keep their masks on and use a straw to drink alcohol if it will mean venues can reopen.
Perrier-Jouët teams up with L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon and Lalique
Perrier-Jouët is to launch a new menu experience in Hong Kong with three Michelin-starred restaurant L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon and French luxury crystal maker Lalique.
Fever-Tree holds farm-to-table pop-up in Hong Kong
Premium mixer maker Fever-Tree has teamed up with Hong Kong bar Quinary to open a farm-to-table pop-up cocktail bar this month.
Hong Kong Tourism Board to boost local hospitality
Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) announced its new year work plan, setting out a series of flexible strategies to prepare for the return of tourists and continue support for the local hospitality industry.
Lease terminated on Covid-hit Hong Kong restaurant
Mr. Ming’s Chinese Dining, a restaurant in Hong Kong that has reported a cluster outbreak of Covid-19 recently, has had its lease terminated by its landlord, the K11 Musea shopping mall.
New Hong Kong bar openings in 2021
Despite the challenging environment, new players are joining the Hong Kong bar scene providing interesting drinking experiences to guests, from quirky Japanese izakaya bars to Korean Sool-jip.
15% of Hong Kong bars have closed due to the pandemic
Some 210 bars in Hong Kong have closed in the last six months due to the pandemic, accounting for 15% of the entire industry.
New Michelin Guide Hong Kong Macau announced
Michelin unveiled the 13th edition of Michelin Guide Hong Kong Macau 2021, crowning 10 restaurants with new stars and announcing the recipients of its Green stars, which highlight establishments that promote sustainable gastronomy.
HK cocktail bars offer lunch amid fourth pandemic wave
With bars across Hong Kong closed due to the current Covid-19 restrictions in the territory, some cocktail bars have started serving food instead.
The Michelin Guide Hong Kong Macau 2021 debuts Green Star
The Michelin Guide Hong Kong/Macau 2021 has announced it will now include a new distinction, the Michelin Green Star, to highlight restaurants’ sustainability efforts.