Sugar’s Sweet Secrets

March 21, 2013By Swire Hotels SocialEAT No Comments

Sugar (Bar.Deck.Lounge) has added a new item to their secret menu.  Following the instantly popular rainbow shots, off the menu drinks have become a favourite amongst regulars. The new “Flaming Sugar” is a shot of Frozen Belvedere Black Raspberry vodka layered over chilled white chocolate liqueur with petals of fresh raspberry puree all flamed and … Read More

Timeout celebrates 100th issue at Xian

March 15, 2013By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE No Comments

Timeout Beijing hosted their 100th issue party with at EAST, Beijing’ s Xian.  With cyrstal ball clad jugglers, magician Ellusionist, DJ Bitesize Buddha’s tunes and endless blueberry martinis, the night was definitely one to remember. Best of all, all proceeds went to local NGO INCLUDED. Photos from Timeout’s website. See full party album here.

Patio Season

March 15, 2013By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE No Comments

As the weather begins to warm up in Hong Kong, patios are beginning to fill up with locals winding down as the sun sets.  We handpicked a few of our favourites around the city: Housed in a 19th century heritage building in WanChai, The Pawn serves traditional British fair along with cheeky cocktails like the Wasabi Martini. … Read More

Inspired by ZEN

March 5, 2013By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE No Comments

As the weather slowly begins to warm up, we went for a visit to Hong Kong’s ZEN Organic Farm with Café Gray Deluxe‘s Chef Joey to see the bloom of the season.  Watch the video to see what his top picks are. Zen hosts cooking classes and workshops throughout the year. The 250,000 square foot farm … Read More

Sweet Ideas at Feastaway

March 3, 2013By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE 1 Comment

This spring, EAST, Hong Kong brings a selection of cakes inspired by market-fresh fruits like blueberries, strawberries and oranges.  The range of sweet treats are now available at Feastaway. Mixed Fruit Custard Tart Orange Cheesecake  Chocolate Crème Brûlée Seasonal Mixed Berries Cheese Cake Cakes start from $356; mini 1 pound cakes are available from $178 Feastaway Monday … Read More

Ma Han’s Ancient and Modern Beijing

March 1, 2013By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE No Comments

Hunan born artist Ma Han has been collecting materials for his art, around Beijing, from hutongs, ancient city walls, residences and buildings since 2009. In “Every Crush Isn’t the Same” 30 kinds of manually crushed materials are layered to form the mural-like installation.  Red and black bricks, marble, cement, mortar, porcelain, glass and river rock … Read More