Where to eat in Hong Kong in July – new Chinese, Japanese, Korean, French and fusion restaurants, as well as special menus from Macau, Mexico and Taiwan

Diners have started pouring back responsibly into restaurants and eateries around town, masks on. Here then to help meet the pent up demand to spend is another month of prolific openings, as well as exciting new menus from established names.New opening: Hansik GooWe can’t go to Korea but one of Korea’s most famous eateries has come here. Acclaimed chef Mingoo Kang of two-Michelin starred Mingles restaurant in Seoul...

The next Yuna Kim? 5 facts about South Korean ice skating star Young You – from childhood in Singapore to Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 hopes

The 16-year-old Young You – dubbed the “next Yuna Kim” – is just like any other girl of her age who likes BTS and Ariana Grande. And just like her favourite movie, Frozen, she’s also an ice queen. Winning second place at the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating ChampionCruises in February, Young You became only the second Korean to bring back a medal from this competition.View this post...

Those ram-don noodles from Parasite: a cheap noodle treat popular with students and not usually found on restaurant menus

A scene in last year’s Academy Award-winning film Parasite, in which the housekeeper whips up instant noodles with finely marbled Korean Hanwoo beef, had viewers around the world drooling.The dark South Korean comedy thriller was the first non-English-language film to take home an Oscar for best picture, and won a slew of other awards.It wasn’t just the film that took off, either – its noodle dish, ram-don, became...

How Social Distancing is Helping the Planet

2020 has seen the whole world go into lockdown, with restrictions placed on activity and travel across the world. These social distancing practises have seen a massive decrease in environmentally damaging issues including carbon emission levels, pollution, wildlife disturbance and more. Without the pollution of the daily commute or the sea traffic of cruises and busy ports, there is a new quietude in natural habitats. Greenhouse gas emissions...

Get to know the cast of Where Your Eyes Linger, Korea’s first LGBT drama which portrays the love between two gay men

Where Your Eyes Linger is South Korea’s first LGBT drama, telling the love story between two gay men. The drama introduces a cast of up-and-coming actors such as former Produce X 101 contestant Han Gi-chan, rising stars Jang Eui-soo, Choi Kyu-ri and Jeon Jae-young.STYLE LGBTQ+ Series: Queer voicesLet’s get to know the cast of this iconic web series which streamed internationally in May on Rakuten Viki.Han Gi-chanView this...

Korean Air introduces baggage loading notification system

Korean Air has launched a new service that notifies passengers when their checked baggage has been safely loaded on their flights. The system is available for all international flights departing Incheon International Airport.Want to know more on Korean Air introduces baggage loading notification system click here go to tour news source. Travel and tour information summary from Breaking Travel News.Author: Breaking Travel News

Why Hongkongers are talking about Hansik Goo, the new Korean restaurant from Michelin-starred chef Mingoo Kang of Seoul’s Mingles

Modern Korean restaurant Hansik Goo is now open in Hong Kong’s Central, marking the first collaboration outside South Korea for chef Mingoo Kang, of Seoul’s acclaimed two Michelin-starred Mingles – voted the best restaurant in Korea for four consecutive years.Having trained in San Sebastian under Basque master Martin Berasategui, Mingoo also hails Cho Hee-sook – who was awarded Asia's best female chef by Asia's 50 Best Restaurants –...

Why mocktails often cost more than cocktails – and why millennials and Gen Z don’t mind paying more for drinks without booze

This story is part of STYLE's Inside Luxury columnWhy do non-alcoholic “spirits” cost so much, sometimes even more than their alcoholic counterparts?I travel quite a bit in my job consulting CEOs of luxury and lifestyle brands, at least in the pre-Covid-19 days. My typical schedule would shuttle me continuously back and forth between cities like Los Angeles, New York, Paris, Dubai, Moscow, London, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Seoul and...

Korean LGBT drama Where Your Eyes Linger is a game-changer for yaoi, or ‘boys love’, gay storytelling in Asia

Where Your Eyes Linger is a trail-blazing, 10-episode, South Korean web drama addressing an issue that isn’t widely discussed in Korean society – the romance between two young men. The drama, which dropped on May 22, will also be made into a film that will air later in June.STYLE LGBTQ+ Series: Queer voicesView this post on InstagramA post shared by 장의수 (@jesoo122) on Apr 21, 2020 at 9:47pm...
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