Kolamba, Soho: The Lowdown | Londonist

Image by Kolamba, Soho. What’s the deal? A small Sri Lankan restaurant on Kingly Street, it’s the first bricks-and-mortar venture from Eroshan and Aushi Meewella. They’ve been open for nearly three years now, or depending on how you count pandemic time, barely one year, and on the semi-Arctic April evening we visit the restaurant’s buzzing … Read more

Covid-19: Yuen Long restaurant cluster expands to 23 as Hong Kong records another 280 cases overall

A Covid-19 cluster at a Yuen Long restaurant has expanded to 23, with three more customers testing positive for the virus. The three – aged 71 to 76 – had developed mild symptoms, said the Center for Health Protection’s Chuang Shuk-kwan. They had previously dined at Peony Golden Court. Peony Golden Court in Yuen Long. … Read more

Covid-19: Union warns of lifeguard shortage as gov’t beaches reopen; 8 now allowed at restaurant tables

Hong Kong has a “serious lifeguard shortage” and visitors to beaches and pools should take extra care, a union spokesperson warned as government-managed beaches reopened under eased Covid-19 restrictions. “I have to urge citizens to be careful when swimming in pools or beaches, because the LCSD has lowered the number of staff for rescue procedures … Read more

Bars Reopen & Restaurant Hours Extended Starting May 19; Beaches, Pools Resume Service On May 5

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced on Tuesday at her weekly press briefing that the second phase of relaxing the city’s strictest anti-epidemic measures so far will start on May 19, and that some rules will be eased as early as May 5. Lam said. The decision to lift some restrictions earlier than planned … Read more

Hong Kong restaurant at center of Covid-19 birthday party scandal fined HK $ 6,000

The operator of a Hong Kong restaurant at the center of a scandal over a rule-breaking birthday party for a Hong Kong delegate to China’s top legislature has pleaded guilty to violating Covid-19 restrictions and has been fined HK $ 6,000. A representative from Win Project Limited, the company that owns the Reserva Iberica restaurant … Read more

This Restaurant Brings A Taste Of Brooklyn To London Bridge

Minutes away from the multi-cuisine stalls of Borough Market, you’ll find BRIX. An all-day dining restaurant with a rambunctious late-night barthis New York-inspired venue has carved out a spot in London Bridge’s dining scene, bringing gourmet street food, bespoke cocktails and a lively entertainment schedule to Great Gilford Street. Set across two floors, BRIX boasts … Read more

Piazza Italiana Restaurant Review – The LDN Diaries

Housed in a grade II listed building, the former home of British Linen Bank, on Threadneedle Street is Piazza Italiana. A new Italian restaurant with traditional Italian food in a grand setting. Inside it incorporates the previous Edwardian architecture with high ceilings, Neoclassical Corinthian columns, and wooden paneling with slightly more contemporary touches. The ground … Read more

Tattu: Stunning Chinese Restaurant Opens In London

A favorite firm in Manchester, Birmingham, Edinburgh and Leeds, Tattu is known for its exquisite modern Chinese food along with its stunning, Instagrammable setting. Founded by two brothers back in 2015, Tattu set out to bring some excitement to the UK culinary scene, and the result is an ever-raved-about brand with devotees across the country. … Read more