Opera, Beijing

The Chinese market is definitely warming up to the Bombana-style. Not too long after Chef Umberto Bombana opened his glitzy Shanghai outlet – the Otto e Mezzo BOMBANA – he set his eyes on Beijing. In this latest foray of the chef known for his truffle adventures, he started Opera, a casual fine dining restaurant in the Chinese capital. Continue reading

Temple Restaurant Beijing

Launched in 2011, The Temple Restaurant Beijing (TRB) is one hip place to go in the capital of China. To get there, you’ll have to walk through a long narrow alley lined with vegetable and grocery stores before finally reaching the dead end. Doubting the setting a little, I actually called up ahead to reconfirm its location. Continue reading