Taste of China in Berlin

The Adlon Kempinski's Exclusive Offerings - If you've ever dreamed of embarking on a gastronomic adventure through the diverse flavors of China, the restaurant of Hotel Adlon Kempinski in Berlin is about to make your dreams come true. From September 5th to 16th, 2023, the iconic hotel will be hosting an extraordinary culinary event featuring the talents of chef Tian Yue from the Kempinski sister hotel in Nanjing, China.

In a delightful fusion of cultures, chef Tian Yue is set to showcase the best of Chinese cuisine, bringing traditional dishes from the Huaiyang, Sichuan, and Cantonese kitchens to the heart of Berlin. As part of the "The Taste of ..." series, which sees collaborative culinary endeavors between Kempinski's hotels worldwide, this event is a unique and mouthwatering experience for Berlin's food enthusiasts.


A Chinese Chef with a Story to Tell


Hailing from a family of chefs, Tian Yue's passion for the culinary arts blossomed in Yangzhou during his childhood. For "The Taste of China" at the Hotel Adlon Kempinski, he and his colleague have curated a captivating selection of authentic delights. As I have been tasting this lovely dishes with my friend from Shanghai, I can assure you that you will enjoy authentic Chinese food.


From aromatic Huaiyang dishes to the bold flavors of Sichuan and the exquisite tastes of Cantonese cuisine, we were in for a Chinese treat at the Brasserie Quarré (the restaurant of the hotel). Lucky us, he also took some time to talk to us, and lucky me my Chinese friend could translate a little bit for me.


Mark Your Calendar for Culinary Feast(s)


Whether you're a connoisseur of Chinese cuisine or simply someone with an adventurous palate, the "The Taste of China" at the Hotel Adlon Kempinski is an event not to be missed. Make your reservations from September 5th to 16th, 2023, and treat yourself to a culinary journey that transcends borders.


In the heart of Berlin, the Adlon Kempinski is set to transform your dining experience into a celebration of Chinese flavors. Get ready to savor the extraordinary and make September a month to remember at the Hotel Adlon Kempinski.

Sharing Traditions: A Feast for All


In keeping with Chinese culinary traditions, all dishes were served for simultaneous sharing among my friend and me at each table, which I would also recommend for you too. This communal dining style adds a social and convivial element to the experience, allowing friends and family to bond over the delectable flavors - this is also very typical in China.


Daily Delights: The Taste of China at a Special Price


For those looking to indulge in the culinary journey on a daily basis, one of the featured dishes will be offered as a rotating daily special at the attractive price of 28 Euros. This includes the dish, a small salad, water, and a specialty coffee, available between 12:30 and 18:00 at the Brasserie Quarré. It's an excellent opportunity to explore a variety of flavors throughout the week.


A journey into China's rich tea history is also on the menu (my favorite drink). Experience the Moonlight White, a wine-infused fusion served in a small cup, featuring the famous white Anji tea. This nod to centuries-old tea culture in Asia can be enjoyed in the Lobby Bar or alongside a high-quality cigar in the Elephant Bar.


Reservations can be made via email at restaurants.adlon@kempinski.com or by phone at 030 22 61 19 59


From communal dining traditions to daily specials, breakfast delights, and vibrant evening drinks, the Adlon Kempinski's "The Taste of China" event promises a holistic and immersive experience. Chef Tian Yue's culinary prowess, coupled with the rich tapestry of Chinese flavors and traditions, is set to make September at Adlon Kempinski a month to remember for all those with an appreciation for fine dining and cultural exploration. And don't worry if you miss it, this series is going to continue and I am already curious what cuisine finds its way  to the Brasserie Quarre in the upcoming month!

I did also write a whole travel guide on Chinese places in Berlin to get to know their culture, so I you cant enjoy this authentic delights at the Hotel Adlon Kempinski please check out my book "Travel the world in Berlin".

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