The interior of Blue – Butcher and Meat Specialist, formerly Blue Butcher, on Hollywood Road, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong. Its rent has risen fourfold since opening in 2011, forcing its closure.

Fourfold rent rise in eight years kills Hong Kong steakhouse Blue, formerly Blue Butcher

  • Sheung Wan restaurant that launched restaurant group behind Mott 32, international fine-dining Chinese restaurant chain, to close this week with farewell dinner
  • Chef who launched the restaurant, known for its in-house dry-ageing room and butchery services, has returned to cook a special menu
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The interior of Blue – Butcher and Meat Specialist, formerly Blue Butcher, on Hollywood Road, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong. Its rent has risen fourfold since opening in 2011, forcing its closure.
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Warren Hsu checks his beans at his cocoa plantation in Taiwan.

Meet the Taiwanese chocolate maker turning local cacao into award-winning bars

  • Warren Hsu sources his beans from around Taiwan’s Mount Dawu and creates some unique chocolate – shrimp and almond anybody?
  • He produces his chocolate at his eco resort, Fu Wan Cafe Villa in Donggang
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Warren Hsu checks his beans at his cocoa plantation in Taiwan.
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