Chef Marino @ Sureño For Cathay Pacific Airways

November 22, 2011By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE, EAT No Comments

Marino D’Antonio is the Chef de Cuisine of Sureño. Hailing from Bergamo Italy, D’Antonio’s experience includes his early pastry training in Toulouse, France, a stint in London and subsequently trained under chef Luciano Tona in the Michelin-starred restaurant La Fermata in Casatenovo, Italy. What is the concept and idea behind those inflight menus? I want … Read More

Beijing Design Week & Design Triennale 2011

November 1, 2011By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE, EAT No Comments

Lots going on in Beijing the past week, the first Design Triennale opened at The National Museum at Tiananmen and events going on all over the city in Dashilar by Qianmen and 798’s 751 D-park. Panda chairs by the Campana brothers. British architect Thomas Heatherwick’s “Spun” Chairs Guerrilla exhibit in the hutongs @ Dashilar by … Read More

Maison Martin Margiela Beijing

October 27, 2011By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE No Comments

The world’s largest Martin Margiela boutique has opened in Beijing’s trendy Sanlitun district, at The Village North Sanlitun. The 4,300-square-foot out fit houses the complete Maison Martin Margiela range: from men’s and womenswear to accessories and his home design range. The main feature of the store is a whimsical slide that connects the different levels. … Read More

Leica x Swire Hotels Photography Project

October 6, 2011By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE, EAT 2 Comments

Following the initiatives of working with local creative talent, Swire Hotels’ House Collection: The Opposite House, Beijing and The Upper House Hong Kong have collaborated with Leica camera, commissioning four local photographers, two from each of the respective cities to photograph the properties with the themes of “Beijing opposites” and “Hong Kong views from the … Read More