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What does the world’s most expensive sushi taste like?

What does the world’s most expensive sushi taste like? Smooth, succulent and a little on the light side according to Yumiko Ono. The Tokyo restaurant world was shocked last week when a 128 kilogram Japanese bluefin tuna fetched 9.63 million yen ($104,800) – the highest price paid for a bluefin tuna in eight years. Two [...]

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The $100,000 Tuna

This 282 pound Japanese bluefin tuna was purchased at auction for $100,000 at the first auction of the New Year on the Tokyo Metropolitan central Wholesale market, commonly known as the Tsukiji market. The price was about ten times the average price and the highest in nearly a decade. Two sushi owners, one in Hong [...]

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AsiaSpa Awards – And the winners are…

Thailand picked up the largest number of awards at the glamorous AsiaSpa Awards Ceremony, which was held last week in The Salon of the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong. The awards, organised by AsiaSpa magazine and now in their fourth year, celebrate the best spas in terms of innovation and quality, and are voted on by [...]

Marquis Yachts enters Hong Kong

One of the world’s rising stars of mid-sized luxury yachts made a glamorous entry to Hong Kong with a lavish launch party ! Marquis Yachts, a US-based luxury yacht builder that sports the latest in Italian design, made a dazzling debut to Hong Kong with a sizzling launch party last month, on 3 September at [...]

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Exclusive private members club KEE Shanghai is now open

As we reported two weeks ago, the highly anticipated KEE Shanghai – the first overseas branch of the famous Hong Kong private members club that counts celebrities and royalty among its habituees – has now opened its doors to Shanghai society. Elegantly located behind the grand stone entrance and cast iron gates of 796 Huai [...]

W Hotel Hong Kong

The W Hong Kong, the first W in Greater China, has been up and running for a couple of weeks, and the hardware looks absolutely spectacular! All 393 guestrooms have stunning Hong Kong skyline views thanks to its prominent location on a small peninsula adjacent to the epicenter of high end Kowloon shopping and entertainment. [...]

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