China Grill

Tasty reports from China and the Far East from our collaborator Claudio Grillenzoni

Da Vittorio arrives in Shanghai. Excellent from the start

After Brusaporto and Sankt Moritz, the Cerea family has opened in China. Our report on the protagonists and the dishes

06-08-2019 | 11:00

The team of Da Vittorio Shanghai, which opened a few weeks ago in Bund. In the middle, Chicco Cerea, and to his right resident chef Stefano Bacchelli

Read | 06-08-2019 | 11:00 | China Grill

Niko Romito out to conquer Beijing

We’ve visited the first Ristorante resulting from the partnership between the chef from Abruzzo and Bulgari. A promising start

15-11-2017 | 07:00

Niko Romito and Bulgari’s adventure has begun with Ristorante in Beijing, China. It’s in Building 2 Courtyard No 8 Xinyuan South Road, in Chaoyang. Coming up: Dubai (by the end of the year), Shanghai (March 2018). In the photo, the entrance to the restaurant in a post taken from Romito’s instagram account

Read | 15-11-2017 | 07:00 | China Grill

A shot of Romanée-Conti

What’s the Chinese approach to wine? Quite different from our own. Typical situation: the business dinner

23-05-2017 | 12:00

(photo Chronicle/Craig Lee)

Read | 23-05-2017 | 12:00 | China Grill

Paul Pairet’s clockwork restaurant

The French chef, who’ll speak at Identità, opened Chop Chop Club in Shanghai. A restaurant measuring cooking times to the second

25-02-2017 | 06:00

A photo from Chop Chop Club, the third restaurant opened a few days ago by French Paul Pairet, soon to speak at Identità Milano. The restaurant has a simple yet often unmet essential goal: serve large dishes cooked in the best possible way

Read | 25-02-2017 | 06:00 | China Grill

Ragusa is the winner in Shanghai

Talking with Riccardo La Perna, Umberto Bombana’s executive chef in Shanghai, 2 Michelin stars

05-12-2016 | 12:00

Riccardo La Perna, born in Ragusa in 1978, executive chef at restaurant Ottoemezzo Shanghai. The latter is an important piece in the Chinese mosaic of Umberto Bombana, from Bergamo, whom we’ll celebrate at Identità Milano on 4th-6th March 2017. The restaurant in Shanghai conquered two Michelin stars in the first edition of the local Red guide, presented a few weeks ago

Read | 05-12-2016 | 12:00 | China Grill

The mayor of the palace

Interview with Francky Semblat, the faithful squire in Shanghai of Mr 35-stars Joël Robuchon

27-09-2016 | 06:00

Since last spring, Francky Semblat is Joël Robuchon’s executive chef at L’Atelier. The restaurant has just received two Michelin stars from the first edition of Michelin Shanghai. "I do what our maestro requires", he tells our reporter Claudio Grillenzoni (photo by

Read | 27-09-2016 | 06:00 | China Grill

Jean-Georges’ Italy is in Shanghai

The curious case of the Italian restaurant created by the famous Alsatian chef, with a young Korean chef at the helm


The fascinating interior of restaurant Mercato, inside the Three on the Bund in Shanghai, China. "This restaurant serving fusion cuisine inspired by Italian recipes was born thanks to the idea of Alsatian chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, who put the very young Korean chef Sandy Yoon in charge (photo smartshanghai)

Read | 21-03-2014 | China Grill