Restaurateur Michelle Garnaut, in Hong Kong’s in Mid-levels. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

The restaurateur who brought fine-dining back to Shanghai’s Bund: ‘I’ve had 40 years as a glorified waitress’

  • Australian restaurateur Michelle Garnaut founded Hong Kong’s beloved but now closed M at the Fringe
  • M on the Bund, which has been in business since 1999, still stands out on the Chinese city’s crowded restaurant scene
Topic |   Food and Drinks

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Restaurateur Michelle Garnaut, in Hong Kong’s in Mid-levels. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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The historic buildings on Shanghai’s Bund in the 1930s. One of the three structures has already been demolished but authorities have temporarily suspended plans to knock down the other two. Photo: Handout

Shanghai Bund’s historic buildings saved from demolition … for now

  • Experts win reprieve for two out of three heritage houses but fear their success is only temporary
  • Authorities plan public cultural facilities for the site
Topic |   China Society

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The historic buildings on Shanghai’s Bund in the 1930s. One of the three structures has already been demolished but authorities have temporarily suspended plans to knock down the other two. Photo: Handout
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