Mercato in Hong Kong’s Lan Kwai Fong entertainment district will close on Wednesday. Photo: Paul Yeung

Mercato restaurant in Lan Kwai Fong closes after refusing rent rise

  • ‘We love Hong Kong … we hope to return,’ says Jean-Georges Vongerichten, who opened Italian restaurant in California Tower in 2016
  • Chef, who has a 35-year association with Hong Kong, says location was a factor in decision not to renew lease
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Mercato in Hong Kong’s Lan Kwai Fong entertainment district will close on Wednesday. Photo: Paul Yeung
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