UCCA on contemporary art in China

September 24, 2013By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE No Comments

We sit down with Philip Tinari  of UCCA, Beijing to talk about the art scene in Beijing, how it’s evolved and the most emotional exhibitions they have seen. How did UCCA come about? UCCA was the dream of Belgian collectors and philanthropists Guy and Myriam Ullens. They had been collecting Chinese art–traditional and contemporary–since the 1980s, … Read More

Made for Sharing

September 19, 2013By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE No Comments

Sugar (Bar.Deck.Lounge) has introduced a new range of sharing boards that are catered to the after work and Sunday crowd lounging at the newly revamped rooftop deck.Inspired by different cuisines and flavours around the world, the four sharing platters are sure to satisfy any palette. The Eastern Promise with Asahi beer battered prawns, noc cham … Read More

Jing Yaa Tang Opening Party

September 16, 2013By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE No Comments

This month, Jing Yaa Tang officially opens with a special party on Sept 8th.  Guests savoured a range of dishes prepared by executive chef Li Dong. The Alan Yau concept restaurant specializes in Beijing roast duck dishes that are simply prepared and expertly executed.  The menu extends to Chinese regional favourites including authentic Kung Pao … Read More

Recipe: Green Smoothie by Village Cafe

September 11, 2013By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE No Comments

Hoteliers and restaurateurs frequently have to pull long hours, especially during busy times of the year.  To stay energized throughout the day, staff at The Opposite House have long sworn by a simple recipe created by one of the chefs. The Green Smoothie, available at The Village Cafe every morning.  And when you are not … Read More