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Featured store: District 7 dining concept in Seoul

Hyundai Development Company has opened a distinctive new dining zone in Seoul’s Yongsan district.

Vegan food orders surge in Hong Kong in Covid-19’s wake

Vegan food orders have experienced a significant growth in Hong Kong as people are changing to more healthy and sustainable food options.

Lavazza China's Shanghai flagship

Lavazza launches in China, teaming up with Yum Brands

Fast-food chain and restaurant operator Yum China has partnered with Italian coffee company Lavazza to develop a network of coffee shops across the country.

Take-out, delivery shelter hamburger chains from virus impact

South Korean hamburger franchises are showing better performances during the coronavirus crisis than most restaurants thanks to take-out and delivery.

First MOS Burger store in the Philippines opens in Manila

The first MOS Burger store in the Philippines opened this week.

Deliveroo to offer support for Hong Kong restaurant partners

Deliveroo has offered support for its Hong Kong restaurant partners as many of them are suffering from coronavirus impact.

LG robotic waiter serves food in Seoul restaurant

An singing, talking LG robotic waiter has made its debut at CJ Foodville’s Cheiljemyunso restaurant in Seoul Station in South Korea.

Robots replace staff in South Korean chain Genesis BBQ

Genesis BBQ, a major South Korean fried-chicken chain, opened a new ‘smart store’ in Seoul’s Songpa District this month. There are no employees to take orders at the store. Instead, there are tablet PCs on each table that are used to order food. The food made in the kitchen is then served by food bots, self-driving robots that deliver the food to the customers.

Tim Ho Wan to launch in Texas

Dim sum restaurant brand Tim Ho Wan is launching its first Texas location at NewQuest Property’s Katy Grand development.

Popeyes China plans to open more than 1500 restaurants

Popeyes China is set to be the third of Restaurant Brands International’s brands to enter the mainland, eyeing 1500 stores.

Popeyes China plans to open more than 1500 restaurants

Popeyes China is set to be the third of Restaurant Brands International’s brands to enter the mainland, eyeing 1500 stores.

Nostalgic tea house Peony Garden opens in West Kowloon

Nostalgic tea house Peony Garden has opened at Hong Kong’s new Chinese cultural hub, reviving all-time favourite comfort foods in tribute to the city’s culinary heritage.