Restaurant Find: Mott 32 Hong Kong

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Located in the basement of one of Hong Kong’s Central tower buildings, enter down the spiralling mirrored and heavy-chained staircase into a vibrant welcome of afro- soul, lively funk music, and smooth jazz into the dimly-lit Mott 32 Hong Kong. Industrial chic meets tradition and heritage, Mott 32 is a celebration of east meets west […]

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Restaurant Find: Belon Hong Kong

Belon Hong Kong - Restuarant Hotspot

Hong Kong’s culinary scene has been reaching new heights with exceptional additions of progressive and culturally-connective dining scenes. Without a doubt, Belon Hong Kong is turning heads with its neo-Parisian take and brightly lit yet cosy interior, terrazzo tabletops and wooden and blue leather seating. With a warm welcome by the maitre-de through the entrance […]

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Cafe Find: Catalyst Coffee Auckland

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Located in the central suburb of Remuera, Catalyst Coffee Auckland is the escape and experience all coffee connoisseurs dream of. Taking inspiration from the open kitchen concept, owners (and National Barista Champions) Hanna Teramoto and Xin Yi Loke designed the coffee bar with the intention of inviting customers to an open conversation – just as […]

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The Curators: Caroline Ventura on Calliope NYC & Her West Village Gems

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It takes more than great product to make an impact in today’s retail landscape. Caroline and Michael Ventura are partners in life and co-founders of West Village design store Calliope NYC. The Ventura’s love the treasure hunt concept, brought to life in-store with pieces sought from their travels around the world. The store stocks a […]

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Restaurant Find: Harry’s Bondi Sydney

Harry's Bondi Sydney | Restaurant Hotspot

Harry’s Bondi, a former convenience store-turned-cafe-turned-restaurant off the main drag in Bondi Beach, serves some of the best hotcakes in town. Chef Bryan Callaghan is all about dietary awareness, serving gluten-free, sugar-free dishes rich with nutrition and edible flowers. His plant-based dishes don’t skimp on size; they’re full-bodied in flavour and colour. Quinoa fritters (a […]

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Restaurant Find: Lucky Suzie Sydney


Zacharay Tan has a talent for synthesis. At Lucky Suzie Sydney, he combines the best of his other venues (Devon Cafe’s cosiness, the style and creativity of recently-closed Devon on Danks, and the forward-thinkingness of recently-opened Devon at Barangaroo) with a heavy dose of passion and a stellar team. The fit out, like the other […]

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Restaurant Find: Bills Ginza Tokyo


Bill Granger, Australia’s breakfast darling (and long time Melting Butter pick) goes upscale with his fourth Tokyo outpost. Situated on the top floor of new Ginza landmark Okura House in one of Tokyo’s most upscale neighborhoods, Bills Ginza marks a decided step up from breakfast spot with a sunny disposition to a grown up, chic […]

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Restaurant Find: Spontan Copenhagen


Located in the Nørrebro area in an expansive former factory building (also home to BRUS, one of the city’s most deservedly hyped brewpubs) is Spontan Copenhagen. Diners can expect an experimental yet relaxed food experience from Copenhagen’s youngest Michelin-starred chef, along with carefully paired craft beers that are brewed on-site. Spontan Copenhagen Guldbergsgade 29 […]

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Design Hotel Find: STAY Copenhagen


Located about 15 minutes by bike to the city center is STAY Copenhagen, an upscale apartment-style property, for those who prefer to stay outside the more heavily trafficked tourist areas. Each flat is decorated with HAY furniture and accessories that lean toward sleek Scandinavian minimalism. STAY Copenhagen Islands Brygge 79 2300 København S, Denmark +45 72 […]

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Restaurant Find: Atlas Melbourne


Newly opened Atlas Dining in Melbourne’s south side is helmed by one seriously talented young chef. At just twenty-two, Charlie Carrington has become the youngest chef in history to be awarded a Hat, Australia’s Michelin star, and he’s just getting started. Inspired by a nine-month trip around the world while interning in some of the […]

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