Updated: 2013-08-03 07:35
Claude Bulte has been appointed general manager of the Radisson Blu Hotel Beijing.
Special lobby artist
Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai is introducing a series of new entertainment programs including traditional Chinese folk dances and musical performance every Thursday and Sunday in the hotel lobby. Among them the water sleeve dance is one of the most dramatic forms of Chinese dance, in which a dancer uses long silk sleeves to accentuate her hand and arm movements. 021-3858-0888
Shanghai JC Mandarin Hotel is presenting a lobster and sea cucumber menu from a Hong Kong chef in August. Various types of lobsters can be found, including steamed lobster with garlic and Chinese vermicelli, and baked lobster with cheese and Duo E-fu noodle. Sea cucumber stuffed with mushroom and minced meat is also on offer. 021-6279-1888
Meaty new menu
The award-winning Steak Exchange Restaurant + Bar at InterContinental Financial Street Beijing offers a brand-new menu starting this autumn. Apart from the finest Australian 250-day grain-fed Angus beef, you can treat your taste buds to more delicacies from around the world.
Tastes of Italy
The Ritz-Carlton Beijing, Financial Street offers guests two new Italian menus created by the chef de cuisine of Cpe, Davide Bacchi. "Signature" features classic Italian cooking and "Inspired" involves modern cooking techniques to elevate vision, sense and taste to new heights.
From Aug 1 to Sept 18, Mandarin Oriental, Guangzhou offers beautiful packages of mooncakes with fine fillings including the alltime favorite white lotus paste with salted egg yolk, red bean, deluxe ham and mixed nuts. Executive pastry chef Kuok I Hoi also prepares delicate handmade chocolate mooncakes with exquisite fillings. 020-3808-8888
Matsuri Festival me
The Inagiku Japanese Restaurant at Shanghai Marriott Hotel City Center is presenting a special Matsuri Kaiseki to celebrate the Matsuri Festival season in Japan with a 7-course Kaiseki dinner. Vanilla ice cream with Japanese rice cake and red bean paste is on offer as the dessert. 021-2312-9717
Table-tennis star in Beijing
German table-tennis player Timo Boll is warmly welcomed by Gerhard Mitrovits, managing director of Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center.
(China Daily 08/03/2013 page13)