Customers sit well apart at a restaurant in Tsim Sha Tsui amid the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic. The future looks bleak for restaurants and other businesses in Hong Kong after the imposition of the toughest social distancing measures yet. Photo: Dickson Lee Customers sit well apart at a restaurant in Tsim Sha Tsui amid the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic. The future looks bleak for restaurants and other businesses in Hong Kong after the imposition of the toughest social distancing measures yet. Photo: Dickson Lee
Customers sit well apart at a restaurant in Tsim Sha Tsui amid the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic. The future looks bleak for restaurants and other businesses in Hong Kong after the imposition of the toughest social distancing measures yet. Photo: Dickson Lee
Susan Jung
Opinion

Opinion

Feast or Famine by Susan Jung

Last supper: be thankful for the great meals out you’ve had – it may be some time before you enjoy another one

  • The third wave of coronavirus cases in Hong Kong is shaping up to be the worst one yet, with restaurants and bars set to take another hammering
  • Food cannot to be served on the premises after 6pm, so businesses are already losing valuable custom as an extended lockdown period looms

Customers sit well apart at a restaurant in Tsim Sha Tsui amid the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic. The future looks bleak for restaurants and other businesses in Hong Kong after the imposition of the toughest social distancing measures yet. Photo: Dickson Lee Customers sit well apart at a restaurant in Tsim Sha Tsui amid the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic. The future looks bleak for restaurants and other businesses in Hong Kong after the imposition of the toughest social distancing measures yet. Photo: Dickson Lee
Customers sit well apart at a restaurant in Tsim Sha Tsui amid the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic. The future looks bleak for restaurants and other businesses in Hong Kong after the imposition of the toughest social distancing measures yet. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Susan Jung

Susan Jung

Susan Jung trained as a pastry chef and worked in hotels, restaurants and bakeries in San Francisco, New York and Hong Kong before joining the Post. She is academy chair for Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan for the World's 50 Best Restaurants and Asia's 50 Best Restaurants.