Holidays with Bobbi Brown

November 29, 2012By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE No Comments

During her short visit to Hong Kong, we caught Bobbi Brown for a few minutes at The Upper House, to chat about the holidays, gifting, and the dos and don’t of glitter. What is the best gift you’ve ever received? One year, my husband gave me three frames with the first pictures ever taken of each … Read More

Dining at FEAST: Back to Basics

November 23, 2012By Swire Hotels SocialEAT No Comments

By building a reputation on creating pared down yet flavourful cooking with fresh, high-quality produce, 4th generation Hong Kong native Colin Gouldsbury is taking on a new challenge as the Executive Chef at Feast (Food by EAST). From the tender age of 8, Colin Gouldsbury began to experiment with food, “The first dish I ever cooked was spaghetti hoops with … Read More

A Culinary Revolution

November 18, 2012By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE, EAT No Comments

One of the most prolific restaurateurs in Shanghai, David Laris is the man behind The Fat Olive, Martini Bar, Slice, the Barbie Café and the illustrious fine dining restaurant Laris at Three On The Bund. So when the renowned Italian automotive brand Fiat and Abarth were looking to incorporate a café into its new showroom in Hong Kong, Laris … Read More

Sitting Pretty

November 5, 2012By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE No Comments

I don’t know about you, but I have spent many a night dreaming up lifechanging creative projects with my friends. Inspired ideas of how to turn our passions into our professions have been discussed over innumerable glasses of Chablis and then promptly forgotten in the sober morning light. Yet, three Italian-born friends based collectively throughout Italy, Hong Kong … Read More