Hong Kong draws up culinary canvas for hungry art lovers

Restaurants gear up with art-inspired set menus starting around HK$1,000

Published Fri, Mar 13, 2015 · 09:50 PM
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HONG Kong's Art Week will consume the city for the next few days but creative displays will not be confined to galleries and exhibition halls - they will also be splashed across plates and in cocktail glasses.

The city's restaurants and bars have drawn up their own culinary canvas to tap the growing interest surrounding Art Week, which centres around Hong Kong's Art Basel fair and sees art shows pop up all over town.

More than 65,000 people from across the world were expected to attend Art Basel from Friday - the biggest art show in Asia - and thousands more will visit satellite events of the fair ending next Tuesday.

But visitors increasingly expect their creative experience to extend beyond the main event, says chef Uwe Opocensky of the city's Mi…

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