Am­ber

Hong Kong Tatler Best Restaurants (Hong Kong / Macau) - - Features -

or its first decade, Am­ber es­tab­lished it­self as one of the city's most iconic restau­rants and l aunched it­self on the global stage. Step­ping into the be­gin­ning of its sec­ond decade, in 2016, the con­tem­po­rary French restau­rant at The Land­mark Man­darin Ori­en­tal kicked things off with a list of changes—par­tic­u­larly high-pro­file was t he re­tire­ment of its most revered sea urchin dish, spark­ing an up­roar. Change, as it turns out, is a con­stant from which even the most ven­er­ated fine-din­ing es­tab­lish­ments i n Hong Kong can't es­cape.

Richard Ekke­bus, Am­ber's ex­ec­u­tive chef and the culi­nary di­rec­tor of The Land­mark Man­darin Ori­en­tal, is a vi­sion­ary of con­tem­po­rary gourmet. His sig­na­ture dishes flow as nat­u­rally as the sea­sons al­low, yet never loses touch with the pref­er­ences of re­turn­ing guests. Lit­tle has been re­vealed about the suc­ces­sor of the now-re­tired uni dish—but then again, Am­ber's dishes rarely fol­low a

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