Hotel listings: Beijing
Updated: 2011-10-08 13:08
Haute French cuisine
French chef Yannick Allno reinterprets traditions and explores French cuisine in a fun and interactive setting at his newly opened restaurant S.T.A.Y., at Shangri-La Hotel Beijing. The chef, who has five Michelin stars for two of his restaurants, handpicked a new culinary and service team for the restaurant. The a la carte menu includes lobster fine tart with baby spinach salad, black codfish in seaweed butter, duck a la royal with buttered tagliatelle. The restaurant opens for lunch and dinner from Tuesday-Saturday, for brunch on Sunday, but is closed on Monday.
010-6841-2211 Ext 6727
New Cantonese menu
Chef Chi Ping-xu has been appointed new executive chef at The Peninsula Beijing. He is responsible for Jing, an innovative "modern meets Asian" restaurant, and Huang Ting, a Chinese restaurant serving Cantonese cuisine and dim sum. Xu was with The Peninsula Shanghai as executive sous chef before moving to Beijing. He has prepared new dim sum menu at the hotel's popular Huang Ting Cantonese restaurant.
Autumn is the perfect season for hairy crab. Yu at The Ritz-Carlton Beijing presents some dishes made with the delicacy until Nov 30. Yu is a modern styled Chinese restaurant serving fine Cantonese cuisine. There is a tea bar with a tea master matching each meal with fine graded teas.
Yum cha on weekdays
The Hong Kong chef at Jewel Chinese restaurant prepares yum cha breakfast from 7-10 am, Monday to Friday. The breakfast features unlimited servings of steamed, fried and baked dim sum, complemented by premium teas or freshly brewed coffee. The meal costs 108 yuan, plus 15 percent per person. Not available on public holidays.
Luxurious cafe latte
From Oct 1-31, the lobby lounge at China World Hotel offers a selection of its best cafe latte, from Liegeois latte, Tia Maria and maple latte, vanilla and caramel latte to orange essence latte. Savor these warm coffees, and enjoy them to the accompaniment of classical music.
010-6505-2266 Ext 37