Chef Talib Hudda heads Sureño

January 20, 2017By The House CollectiveCULTURE, EAT No Comments

The new year has brought Award-Winning Chef Talib Hudda to Sureño at The Opposite House Beijing. “Beijing is an exciting city to express my culinary creativity, because it has a deep respect for culinary traditions yet is hungry for new innovations. Beyond the restaurants, Beijing’s passion for good food has also led local suppliers to … Read More

Spotlight on Uruguayan Food with Quinto la Huella

January 17, 2017By EASTEAT No Comments

South American cuisines have been appearing on food trend lists for a number of years, putting grains such as quinoa, root vegetable yuca (cassava) and many types of corn on menus around the globe. In particular, the food of Uruguay has been garnering appreciative attention. With its mix of indigenous style, colonial Spanish and Portuguese … Read More

Artisanal Sake

January 17, 2017By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE, EAT No Comments

In our foodie society, we’re ever-thirstier to understand the whys and hows of what we consume. Our quest takes us to makers and places, opening doors to stories and landscapes that bring us closer to appreciating why something tastes, smells and looks the way it does. Even within Japan, understanding a sake label can be … Read More

12 Questions with Andre Fu

January 17, 2017By The House CollectiveCULTURE No Comments

Hong Kong-based designer Andre Fu shares his thoughts on travelling well. What are your essential travel accessories? A pile of A4 paper and a small bundle of pencils. What are your favourite travel resources for planning a trip? A few of my travel editor friends keep me updated on the latest recommendations. Are you a … Read More

Listed: Our favourite spots in Shanghai

January 17, 2017By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE, HAPPENINGS No Comments

Nowhere juxtaposes the past and future better than Shanghai, where a river, the Huangpu, neatly separates the two. To its east is Pudong, swampland mere decades ago, now the city’s sci-fi financial centre with its 632-metre Shanghai Tower, the world’s second-tallest building, and the iconic Oriental Pearl Tower. West of the Huangpu is the historic … Read More


January 17, 2017By EASTCULTURE No Comments

Alexander Mijares never saw himself as the artistic sort. A second generation Cuban American, Mijares was on a business track and working full-time at his father’s sheet metal fabrication business when he decided to give painting a try. ‘People say it should be so soothing and relaxing and stress-relieving, but it was a nightmare!’ he … Read More

Miami Design Capital

January 10, 2017By EASTCULTURE No Comments

When you think of Miami, you probably think pretty pastels and art deco, endless blue skies, white-sand beaches and hot bods. However, the Magic City is contending with a new perception as one of the world’s leading art and design destinations. Miami is a young city. At the turn of the 20th century, it was … Read More