Insider Guide to Taste of Hong Kong 2017

March 9, 2017By The House CollectiveEAT No Comments

Taste of Hong Kong is back next week and our very own Café Gray Deluxe from The Upper House is participating for the second year. We’ve gone behind the scenes to speak with Simon Wilson, Head of IMG Culinary Asia for some insider tips on attending the festival this year. Last year was the first Taste of … Read More

Harriet Quick on all things shoes at Vogue

March 3, 2017By The House CollectiveHAPPENINGS No Comments

Former Fashion Features Director at British Vogue visited The Upper House recently along with Kim Kollar from Peddar Group and Divia Harilela from SCMP to talk about her new book Vogue: The Shoe which looks back through a century of shoes as an object of wonder and creativity.  In collaboration with Lane Crawford, the book features over 300 images shot … Read More

8 Questions with Sureño’s Chef Talib Hudda

February 27, 2017By The House CollectiveEAT No Comments

So much of the Mediterranean culture can be experienced through the food – sun-kissed produce, wines from the rolling hills of vineyards, freshly caught seafood from the glimmering sea.  Sureño at The Opposite House, which has always introducing ingredients and dishes from across the Mediterranean to Beijing has recently refreshed their culinary offering with a … Read More

Up Close with Edoardo Caovilla

February 9, 2017By The House CollectiveHAPPENINGS No Comments

Italian designer René Caovilla was trained by his father, who first moved to Venice to learn shoemaking in the 1950s. After honing his skills with Chanel, Valentino and Christian Dior, Caovilla made a name for himself with his glamourous jewellery-adorned footwear. Now, the family-run luxury brand with over 80 years of heritage is helmed by … Read More

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

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

Winter is Coming to Temple House’s Jing Bar

November 30, 2016By The House CollectiveEAT No Comments

JING Bar at The Temple House in Chengdu recently launched a series of Winter is Coming theme nights inspired by the hit TV series “Game of Thrones”. On top of specially crafted, limited-edition elixirs and cocktails, every Wednesday from 6pm until late, JING will transform into a regal tavern fit for the kings of Westeros, … Read More