Restaurant Profile: The Chinese Cricket Club celebrates the Year of the Rooster

This January, the Chinese Cricket Club, an AA Rosette award-winning restaurant, provides the perfect excuse to celebrate Chinese New Year in style. From 27th January to 2nd February 2017, head chef Ken Wang will be cooking up a special three-course a la carte menu bursting with traditional Chinese fare that’s full of zing. Set to begin […]

A Chinese masterclass with Kei Lum Chan and Diora Fong Chan

To celebrate the publication of Phaidon’s new book, China: The Cookbook, Jeremy Pang and bestselling authors Kei Lum Chan and Diora Fong Chan collaborate on the ultimate masterclass.  This sumptuous, gilt-edged compendium brings together more than 650 authentic, traditional recipes from 30 distinct regions of the country. The book has been lovingly and painstakingly  compiled […]

The World of Extreme Happiness by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig

THE WORLD OF EXTREME HAPPINESS by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, directed by Michael Longhurst, opens on 30 September at the The Shed, National Theatre, London.  A powerful new play journeying through the transformation in contemporary China.  Vera Chok rehearsing The World of Extreme Happiness_credit Richard H Smith Sunny leaves behind her family and her home in rural China […]

Chinese restaurant Hutong opens at The Shard, London

David Yeo of Aqua Restaurant Group brings the fascinating and diverse cuisines of Northern China to London for the first time.  On 26th June 2013, Hutong opened on the 33rd floor of The Shard. The 130 cover restaurant is designed by David Yeo, founder of Hong Kong’s Aqua Restaurant Group and takes its inspiration specifically from […]