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Harlan Goldstein

Harlan settles into his Comfort zone

Harlan Goldstein at Lan Kwai Fong Tower on June 6, 2013. Photo: SCMP/Felix Wong

For the record, Harlan Goldstein did not lose his Michelin star for his Lan Kwai Fong steak restaurant Strip House. Absolutely not. In spite of what some nasty journalists have written, its’ not true.

Friday, 3 January, 2014, 8:39am

Rusal plays down Barry Cheung's resignation from board

One of these chefs will dress up as a waitress in three months.

In March last year CY Leung's victory in the "election" of the chief executive was celebrated on the website of Hong Kong-listed Russian aluminium company Rusal. This was because Barry Cheung Chun-yuen, then Rusal's chairman, played a significant part in CY's campaign.

29 May 2013 - 2:51am

Star chefs line up for battle of the bulge

Harlan Goldstein (left) and Alvin Leung fight fat. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Two Michelin chefs will face off in a contest to lose their chef's trademarks - big round bellies - in the next three months. Both will make donations to charity and the loser will dress as a waitress and work at the winner's restaurant for a day.

Harlan Goldstein and Alvin Leung, friends for more than 15 years, met last week and found that both of them had gained some kilograms.

24 May 2013 - 11:32am

Chef Harlan Goldstein credits his team for gaining Michelin star status

Harlan Goldstein (holding a Michelin guide) with his restaurant team.

Both restaurants of celebrated chef Harlan Goldstein were awarded a star in the 2013 Michelin Guide, and the thrilled chef credited the win to his team.

10 Dec 2012 - 5:05am

Step into the saucy era of the '40s with a slippery tipple

Celebrity chef and restaurateur Harlan Goldstein is calling his new venture Strip House.

'People will probably let their mind wander a little bit ... 'Oh my God, where are the girls from'?' Goldstein said. 'Well ... the beef comes from California.'

1 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

How to cook your own goose

Harlan Goldstein, owner of prestigeous restaurant Gold, recounts a favourite tale. A boisterous group of mainland diners had come to his restaurant. He warned the Beijing-based host that a bottle of 1945 Mouton Rothschild was too expensive. Despite - or perhaps because of - the warning, the host, with his guests looking on, charged the HK$2.3 million bottle of wine to his credit card.

21 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

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Chef Goldstein could prove to be punching above his weight

What to make of the boxing promotion that is going around Facebook with none other than chef Harlan Goldstein in an aggressive pose attired in boxing gloves? Harlan a closet boxer?

23 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

How a chef spun his name into Gold

Chef-entrepreneur Harlan Goldstein started working in a professional kitchen when he was 14 years old, washing dishes in his uncle's restaurant. He went on to cook in Switzerland, France, Italy and the United States before coming to Asia with the Shangri-La group.

8 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

The story 'High-end eatery moving to top of new TST mall' in Property Post on Wednesday wrongly reported that Harlan Goldstein continued to operate two outlets in the IFC - H One and G Bar. Goldstein has not been involved with Harlan's, G Bar or H One for two years. He currently runs only Tuscany By H in Lan Kwai Fong. We apologise for the error.

24 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Chef becomes chief, chief becomes chef

The twists and turns of the Harlan's group of restaurants have taken another ironic spin. Chef Alberto Boccelli (pictured) - whom H One founder Harlan Goldstein originally hired from Milan in 2006 to be the executive chef at Tuscany by H - has been promoted to be executive chef at H One, the prestigious pricey restaurant on IFC's podium level.

18 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Whether jumped or pushed, fans won't be seeing chef H at IFC

Don't expect to see Harlan Goldstein around the IFC Mall restaurants bearing his name anymore.

It seems the larger-than-life chef is no longer involved at the IFC outlets he helped start, including H One, the G Bar, The Box and Harlan's.

Whether the departure was his choice or he was pushed is unclear.

20 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Napa Harlan meets HK Harlan for lunch

It was a case of Harlan meets Harlan this week, as famed Napa Valley wine owner Bill Harlan (far left) was invited by larger-than-life local chef Harlan Goldstein (left) for a private lunch at his H One restaurant.

16 May 2007 - 12:00am

H-man hungry for more

The H-man is about to conquer IFC. Cocky cook Harlan Goldstein (of Harlan's and Tuscany by H fame) has taken over about 11,000 sqft of the IFC's fourth-floor podium for his next expansion. H1 will be the name of his new venture, due to open in mid-November, with two additional box bars alongside. All three spaces will have full harbour views.

3 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Brash enough for a big gamble

Va Bene couldn't handle the ridiculous rent hike but Harlan Goldstein has the mozzarella balls to take on their pricey old Lan Kwai Fong venue at the corner of D'Aguilar and Lan Kwai Fong. It's no surprise that the big, brash, and boisterous restaurateur (of IFC's Harlan's) would try such a risky challenge. Up close, he's like a cross between Harvey Weinstein and Tony Soprano.

28 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Contemporary - Harlan's

Harlan's

Shop 2075, L2, IFC Mall, 8 Finance Street, Central

2805 0566

The fare

Predominantly Continental dishes with an exotic Asian twist.

The ambience

Created by Harlan Goldstein, former chef at the Aberdeen Marine Club, this dining venue is stylish without being pretentious.

The cost

14 Oct 2005 - 12:00am