Eat, Pray, Yau

February 25, 2014By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE, EAT No Comments

An ordained monk, a Michelin Award-winning international restaurateur and OBE, Alan Yau certainly understands what it means to try, to fail, but more often than not, to succeed beyond even his own expectations. The mastermind behind Wagamama, Hakkasan, Yauatcha and Basuba Eathai to name but a few, Alan Yau’s revolutionary restaurants have, for the better part of the past … Read More

The Art of Simplicity

February 20, 2014By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE, EAT No Comments

Previously the Sushi Chef at The Opposite House’s stylish, award-winning modern Asian restaurant Bei, Chef Zhu Qing is now in his element as Head Chef of EAST, Beijing’s California inspired Japanese restaurant, Hagaki. We speak with the man behind the scene. Cosy and uncomplicated, Hagaki offers diners an intimate atmosphere different to what one might typically find at … Read More

Collaboration: Cafe Gray Deluxe x Aurelia

February 13, 2014By Swire Hotels SocialEAT, HAPPENINGS No Comments

Following the success of NET-A-PORTER.COM’s ultimate shopping experience offered to guests staying in The Upper House, the hotel collaborates with the world’s premier online luxury fashion retailer once more to roll out two delectable Afternoon Tea Sets in February and March, inspired by the beauty products of natural skincare brands, Aurelia Probiotic Skincare and Dr. … Read More