High-end restaurants in Hong Kong, which cannot serve dine-in dinners beause of Covid-19 restrictions, are selling takeaways and meals for delivery for the first time. Wooden packaging is used for Date by Tate’s Gastronomy Box. Photo: Tate
High-end restaurants in Hong Kong, which cannot serve dine-in dinners beause of Covid-19 restrictions, are selling takeaways and meals for delivery for the first time. Wooden packaging is used for Date by Tate’s Gastronomy Box. Photo: Tate
Susan Jung
Opinion

Opinion

Feast or Famine by Susan Jung

Fine-dining takeaway meals take off amid Covid-19 dine-in ban – and yes, they cost a bit more

  • To pay the bills amid Covid-19 dine-in ban, fine-dining restaurants are offering meals for takeaway and delivery, carefully packaged with serving instructions
  • Dearer than regular takeaways, they have found a ready market – Michelin-star Tate Dining’s dinner for two, delivered for HK$1,960, has a one-week waiting list

High-end restaurants in Hong Kong, which cannot serve dine-in dinners beause of Covid-19 restrictions, are selling takeaways and meals for delivery for the first time. Wooden packaging is used for Date by Tate’s Gastronomy Box. Photo: Tate
High-end restaurants in Hong Kong, which cannot serve dine-in dinners beause of Covid-19 restrictions, are selling takeaways and meals for delivery for the first time. Wooden packaging is used for Date by Tate’s Gastronomy Box. Photo: Tate
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