Hakkasan Group Announces Ling Ling Mexico City

The two hospitality leaders will open ten restaurants across the country between 2020 and 2026 in Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterrey. The multi-million dollar developments will bring Hakkasan Group’s lauded culinary concepts to Mexico and deliver a significant economic impact to the country with the creation of up to 1,000 new job positions spanning across […]

Hakkasan Group Announces Ling Ling Dubai

Global hospitality company Hakkasan Group, in partnership with Atlantis, Dubai, today announced plans to open a third Ling Ling restaurant at one of the world’s most anticipated luxury resorts, Atlantis, The Royal in Dubai. Currently, Ling Ling boasts two international locations in Oslo and Marrakesh, with a fourth location slated to open in Mexico City […]

What is an Izakaya?

specialty cocktail with floral garnish

 A traditional Japanese Izakaya offers food to complement drinks; not the other way around. They are intimate social spaces where the drinks keep coming, stories are shared, and guests become friends for the evening. Historian Penelope Francks points to the development of the izakaya in Japan, especially in Edo and along main routes, as one indicator of […]