Hidetsugu Ueno mixing a Hidden Gem at the MO Bar, at the Landmark Oriental hotel. Photos: Chen Xiaomei

Why legendary Tokyo bar’s mixologist-owner doesn’t drink alcohol

In Hong Kong for a pop-up at MO Bar, Hidetsugu Ueno of Bar High Five talks about the importance of balance, being his own boss, carving ice diamonds, and why he doesn’t sample the classic cocktails he shakes

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Hidetsugu Ueno mixing a Hidden Gem at the MO Bar, at the Landmark Oriental hotel. Photos: Chen Xiaomei
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