Travel Hong Kong – Property Hunting and Buffet

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Hong Kong’s art and design district of Tsim Sha Tsui is flush with upcoming real estate projects and good food

Property – K11 ARTUS

The bustling city of Hong Kong is full of potential real estate. Entrepreneur and Executive Vice-Chairman and General Manager of New World Development (NWD), Adrian Cheng, is set to unveil K11 ARTUS, K11 Group’s first ultra-private luxury serviced residential development that will open in Q3 of 2019 in Tsim Sha Tsui.

The project marks the third milestone in Cheng’s Victoria Dockside development, a 10-year project that includes K11 ATELIER, K11 ARTUS, Rosewood Hong Kong and K11 MUSEA, a retail destination, also set to open its doors in Q3 of 2019. K11 ARTUS is the first hospitality extension of K11, a global lifestyle brand that brings together art, people and nature.

In collaboration with the K11 Craft & Guild Foundation, Adrian Cheng’s latest cultural initiative that preserves and conserves fast-disappearing Chinese craftsmanship dating back to the Ming and Qing Dynasties, K11 ARTUS will be the first luxury residence in Hong Kong to support and promote modern China’s cultural renaissance in major traditional craft areas.

Creating and conserving Chinese craftsmanship with the K11 Craft & Guild Foundation. The five major traditional craft areas which will be supported and promoted by K11 ARTUS are:

· Guangcai: A traditional crafting technique for producing colourful hand-painted porcelain

· Baibaoqian: An ancient craft of inlaying engraved work with precious stones

· Chinese Literature – The Dream of the Red Chamber: Written by Cao Xueqin, the rare edition on display is considered a masterpiece of Chinese literature

· Wooden Architecture: A distinctive craft in Chinese architectural culture, wooden architecture is inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

· Plaster molding: A technique for crafting shapes with lime on the ridges and walls of traditional Chinese ancestral halls or temples

K11 Artus other highlights include:

· The first luxury residence to feature inhouse salons led by prominent cultural figures, including playwrights, artists, and scholars

· Three individually designed penthouses created by Hong Kong’s Joyce Wang, UK’s Fiona Barratt and New York-based nemaworkshop, representing the ultimate in luxury living

· Located within the Victoria Dockside ecosystem, with an unparalleled selection of cuisine, leisure, art and culture options on residents doorstep, including K11 ATELIER (grade-A offices) and Rosewood Hong Kong

K11 ARTUS reflects the combined talents of Asia’s most celebrated designers and some of the world’s most respected international architectural firms. Kohn Pedersen Fox, the award-winning New York-based architectural studio, designed the building, while globally acclaimed architect André Fu and his studio AFSO crafted the interiors. Bangkok-based P Landscape (PLA) is responsible for the surrounding greenery and lush landscaping. artus.com.hk

Food – WAGYU BEEF AND BLACK TRUFFLE DINNER BUFFET

From now until 30 June 2019 at Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel

Need a break from all that property hunting and a quiet respite to seal that deal? Try Cafe Marco and its selection of dishes that includes Wagyu Beef and Black Truffle during the nightly dinner buffet. Over weekends at the afternoon tea buffet, there is a sweet selection of bird’s nest desserts and colourful macarons.

Wagyu beef is one of the most sought-after types of beef in the world, paired with black truffle complimenting its rich and premium flavour. Specialty dishes of the new themed dinner buffet include Black Truffle Potato Salad, Black Truffle flavoured Cheese Baked Pasta and a la minute Wagyu Beef with Herbs Butter and Bearnaise. There is also an array of fresh seafood on ice, including oysters, lobsters, snow crabs, mussels, whelks, clams, and prawns, served every evening during the promotional period.

The Tea Buffet on weekends presents Green Tea Osmanthus Jelly with Bird’s Nest, Ricotta Cheese Cake with Grapefruit and Bird’s Nest, Coconut Mango Sago Pudding with Bird’s Nest and the colourful Macaron Tower. As a guest you can enjoy complimentary free-flow fruit juices with the weekend afternoon tea buffet.

Situated in the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui, Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel is part of Harbour City – Hong Kong’s largest shopping complex, housing over 450 shops, including the world’s leading luxury brands and a myriad of dining options.

Tea Buffet 3.15-5.15pm sat, sun and public holidays: Adult HK$298, child $198, senior citizen $248

Dinner Buffet 6.30pm-10pm

Mon-fri: Adult HK$578, child $338, senior citizen $528

Sat, sun and public holidays: Adult HK$638, child $378, senior citizen $578

* Prices are subject to a 10% service charge

* Menu is on a daily rotation basis

Address: Level 1, Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, tel: +852 2113 3912, website: marcopolohotels.com

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