The Ultimate New York Fortune Cookie

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In celebration of Chinese New Year, Hakkasan New York commissioned the quintessential New York novelist Jay McInerney to pen the fortunes for their luxe take on the classic fortune cookie. A combination of a fortune cookie and a macaron, the new “macartune” must be cracked open to reveal McInerney’s Manhattan-centric musings on glamour, sex, ambition, […]

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The stories of the Lam Tsuen Wishing Trees

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During the first few days of Chinese New Year celebrations, many people – locals and tourists alike – visit the Lam Tsuen Wishing Trees in Hong Kong to make their wishes and pray for good luck in the coming year. Honouring one of the of most well-loved and well-preserved traditions, people write their wishes on […]

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The Year of the Dog

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According to ancient Chinese astrology, each calendar year is associated with a different animal, known as the Chinese zodiac, or Shēngxiào. The Dog The Year of the Dog, or more specifically the Year of the Earth Dog, is celebrated from Friday 16th February 2018 until Monday 4th February 2019. The Dog occupies the eleventh position […]

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Welcoming the Year of the Rooster

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Following the chaotic Year of the Monkey, the Year of the Rooster is predicted to bring fresh and exciting challenges requiring practical solutions and good old-fashioned hard work. From 2016, the Year of the Red Monkey… The Year of the Monkey – the monkey being a typically quick-tempered and hyperactive character – brought with it […]

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Innovation within the Only At menus

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The food industry is constantly evolving. It is fast paced, with new innovations surfacing every day. For the past fifteen years, the people behind the scenes at Hakkasan have focused their attentions on these developments, embracing the furious changes within the industry while continuing to carve out a unique space for contemporary Chinese cuisine. The […]

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The Only At collections around the world

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Hakkasan restaurants around the world, from London and the United States to India, Shanghai and the Middle East, have recently launched the Only At collections, a selection of dishes, desserts and cocktails showcasing the local cuisine and culture, using ingredients and flavours synonymous with the locations. The Only At collections in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and […]

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Only at Hakkasan

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With a unique wine philosophy, dishes inspired by centuries-old recipes, innovative cocktail creations and artistic patisserie, there are many stories of the people that exist behind the scenes… only at Hakkasan. In the fifteen years since the first Hakkasan opened in Hanway Place, London, eleven restaurants have followed: in the Indian city of Mumbai; in […]

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The Evolution of Ling Ling

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Ling Ling, a new experience by Hakkasan, launched on the idyllic whitewashed Greek island of Mykonos last year. This year Ling Ling will open in Marrakech, in the opulent surroundings of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. To celebrate this opening, Hakkasan is featuring a cocktail flight illustrating the Evolution of Ling Ling. Eder Neto, Head of […]

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The history of tea

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Tea plays an integral role in Chinese society, and has done for thousands of years. It is believed that China introduced the rest of the world to tea via the renowned Silk Road trade route that connected the huge country to Russia and the Middle East (and from there to Europe). In fact, its production […]

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