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Empress by Boon to Open in San Francisco’s Chinatown

May 11, 2021


Michelin-starred chef Ho Chee Boon is set to launch his latest concept, Empress by Boon, next month in San Francisco. Located on the top floor of the Grant Building in the heart of Chinatown, the elevated-yet-approachable Cantonese concept features a modern design from UK-based design studio Atelier LLYS that also honors original elements of the site’s predecessor: Empress of China.

“When we were approached by chef Ho for the design and first visited the site, we were thrilled and honored by the thought of bringing the historic Empress back to its former glory for the community,” says Atelier LLYS managing director Lily Jordan.

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