Syed Asim Hussain
Concept restaurants like Ho Lee Fook, Carbone and Maison Libanaise are at the forefront of Hong Kong’s ever-evolving culinary scene. These curated, intimate spaces are designed to deliver a memorable, authentic experience—and they’re all derived from Asim’s shared dream (with co-founder Christopher Mark) for Black Sheep Restaurants to spice up dining in the city. After turning his back on a banking career, Assim has swiftly emerged as one of the city’s most prolific innovators, constantly delivering new ventures at the speed of light. And though his venues may seem disparate (he’s also behind Burger Circus and Belon), look a little closer and you’ll find each is a perfectly executed exploration of his vision to tell stories through food.
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