Three-starred Michelin Kashiwaya Restaurant Opens in Hong Kong

Wednesday. 13 January 2016. 10:00 am

Renowned Kashiwaya from Osaka opens its first restaurant abroad in Hong Kong.


Known for its high-quality kaiseki (traditional multi-course Japanese dinner), three-starred Michelin restaurant Kashiwaya has  open their first restaurant in Hong Kong on On Lan Street, Central. Bringing its unique concept from Osaka, the restaurant offers a unique yet traditional flare of multi-course Japanese dining experience.

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Vea Restaurant & Lounge

Wednesday. 6 January 2016. 10:30 am

Swanky French fine-dining concept at The Wellington.


Vea by Chef Vicky Cheng is a French restaurant and lounge offering modern Gallic dishes and cocktails. Located at The Wellington, the restaurant is two stories high with a casual bar on the 29th floor and a brass-toned dining space on the 30th. There is also a private 10-seater dining room for bigger parties.

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Contemporary Japanese Dining at KOKO

Wednesday. 30 December 2015. 12:28 pm

New Japanese restaurant on Wyndham Street.


Located on 77 Wyndham Street, KOKO is a collaboration between Kee Club with footballer and fashion icon Hidetoshi Nakata, who is also a sake ambassador. This new Japanese social dining concept combines the best of Japan in drinks and ingredients in a cool and contemporary izakaya style restaurant with a spacious garden terrace overlooking the historic Central Police Station.

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Spanish Restaurant, The Optimist Opens in Wan Chai

Wednesday. 16 December 2015. 2:06 pm

New Northern Spanish restaurant opens on Hennessy

The Optimist is a Spanish restaurant and bar that’s just opens in Wan Chai’s Hennessy Road. The restaurant is spread out over three floors, with the bar located on street level and restaurant on the first floor and the grill and kitchen on the third floor. There is also a private room on the second floor that sits up to eight people.

The restaurant is headed up by Chef Alfredo, who has over 14 years of experience cooking in some of Spain’s top restaurants including La Lumbre del Cacique and Lobby Market. At The Optimist, diners are treated to a traditional northern Spanish asador grill house experience with prime cuts and seafood cooked in the open on steel charcoal grills. Of course, Spain’s finest cuisine is on the menu here, like huevos rotos (Iberian ham, chorizo, potato, eggs, mushrooms, truffles), salmorejo (cold tomato soup), an assortment of Spanish cured meat, and more. Both lunch and dinner are served here with a separate menu.

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Modern Korean Cuisine at Jinjuu

Wednesday. 25 November 2015. 10:36 am

A modern take on Korean cuisine.


Korean-American Londoner Chef Judy Joo, opened Jinjuu to celebrate the modern Korean culture, called Anju. Guests can expect an experience that is not traditionally Korean but still uniquely Korean. Anju is a general term for Korean food that is consumed with alcohol and consists of both main and side dishes.

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