Le Passage Moganshan

Le Passage Moganshan, Zhejiang: All the tea in China

  07/15    China

Here’s a recent piece I wrote for finedininglovers.com from the beautiful property Le Passage Moganshan up in the hills of Zhejiang. Hangzhou is only 90 mins from Hong Kong and the property itself a 90 minute drive from there. It’s well worth the visit. https://www.finedininglovers.com/stories/chinese-restaurant-tea-plantation/ BY CHRIS DWYER ON JULY 02, 2015 Early morning spring mist shrouds …

Yi Café, Pudong Shangri-La, Shanghai – The buffet slayer


It seems quite apt that of the three historical origins of the word ‘buffet’, the earliest was the thirteenth century French word bufet, “to strike, slap, punch”.  At the seafood counter in an elegant hotel brunch last summer, a diner in front of me took twenty three crab legs – every one on the platter, I counted  – …