What to Eat

Ultimate Stylish Spots to Celebrate 20th anniversary of HKSAR – Aqua and Hutong


 

Any plan for this Saturday, the 20th anniversary of HKSAR’s establishment (1st July)? I have an idea for you – the chic rooftop restaurant located in One Peking’s top floor, aqua and Hutong introduces bespoke menu for the occasion which means you can enjoy your meal while seeing the fireworks and the stunning view of Victoria Harbour.

At aqua, diners will be treated to a 5-course menu priced at $1,497 per person featuring bespoke creations from the restaurant’s contemporary Italian and Japanese cuisines. Dishes include Sustainable bluefin tuna sashimi and yellow tail carpaccio with crisp garlic & ponzu jelly, and Calamarata pasta with Mediterranean mussels, wild clams & shrimps finished with a basil & garlic foam.

At the fiery Northern Chinese restaurant Hutong, guests can enjoy an elaborate 6-dish dinner at $1,488 per person, or 8 courses for $1,888. A lively appetiser comes in the form of Lightly seared Hokkaido scallops with sesame sauce, followed by Hutong’s renowned Crispy lamb ribs, marinated for 24hours, braised and then deep-fried and served with pancakes. Hutong’s masterchefs have crafted a delicate dim sum inspired by Hong Kong’s icon – the bauhinia flower. To honour the occasion, Hutong is offering complimentary bauhinia flower baos throughout July for all parties of four or more.

Click here to make reservation for aqua.

And here to make reservation for Hutong.

East Meets West at the Best - Carlsberg x Brooklyn Brewery Presents the HK YAU Craft Beer

 

Craft beer seems like an unstoppable trend worldwide and it’s probably the best time for beer lovers now since there are so many styles and brands to choose from. Somehow, we’re a bit slow to catch up the trend in local scene and that’s why we’re excited to acknowledge that Carlsberg Hong Kong has collaborated with renowned New York beer brewers, Brooklyn Brewery to create HK Yau (“Yau” is similar meaning of “fellow” in Cantonese) which is also exclusive to Hong Kong.

Wine is Bottled Poetry - Pernod Ricard’s Fine Wine Collection and Winemaker’s Table

 

Pernod Ricard has been a leading winemaker in the industry for years and yet still manage to surprise us with its expansion of wine collection. In celebration of the launch of Pernod Ricard Winemakers Fine Wine Collection, Pernod Ricard hosted a winemaker’s table at Ritz Carlton Hong Kong and luckily I’m one of the guest.

Two awarded winemakers, Ben Bryant and Chris Scott were the hosts of the media lunch and introduced the fine wines from Barossa Valley in Australia, Marlborough in New Zealand and Rioja in Spain to the guests and we get to tried each of them pairing with cuisine that’s designed to complement the taste of each wine. They also had a lovely display table to show the ingredients of each wine which is a lovely touch.

 

Australia

Jacob’s Creek Steingarten Riesling

 

St Hugo Cabernet Sauvignon

New Zealand

Brancott Estate Letter Series ‘T’ Marlborough Pinot Noir

 

Brancott Estate Letter Series ‘B’ Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

La Rioja, Spain

Ysios Reserva

California, USA

Kenwood Jack London Cabernet Sauvignon

 

 

My personal favorite is the Ysios Reserva which has hits of red fruit such as cherries and raspberries, followed by elegant toast and toffee nuances alongside hints of tabacco and cacao. The aroma is complex and elegant.

Visit http://www.pernod-ricard-winemakers.com/ for explore more.

 

LKF by Rhombus Announces Closure and Room Package

 

After 11 years of service, LKF by Rhombus in Lan Kwai Fong will cease operation on July 1st, 2017. As one last celebration, the Hotel is offering the "Last Night Viva" promotion package on the 28th through the 30th of June. Customers can enjoy a one-night stay in a G500 Superior Room with a free breakfast and a happy hour drink package for two persons, as well as free mini-bar items and a bathrobe.

MEXUS Launches Refreshing Mexican-American Menu and Offers

 

Nothing feels like home, especially the home food which is always comforting. MEXUS (formerly known as Mamasita’s Cantina) representing Mexico and USA, has unveiled its brand-new menu featuring Mexican and American cuisine. Executive Chef Edgar Navarro, bringing to the table with dishes that are luscious, perfect for sharing, and vegetarian-friendly.

Photo on top : Steak Lover (238) Grilled 8 oz Sirloin Steak, Yorkshire Pudding, Rocket, Classic Gravy

Mexican favourites include Pork Carnitas Tacos ($68) Pork Rib & Neck Meat, Red Adobo, Haricot Beans, Pineapple Jam, Green Tomatillo Sauce

Lobster “King” ($338) Hand-Crafted Spaghetti, Maine Lobster Tails, Lobster Tomato Sauce, Basil & EVO

Black Cod ($328) Oven-Baked, Spring Onion Mash, Garlic Clams, Salsa Verde

Moreover, the restaurant are having these offers as below.

Lunch Offer: Upon presenting a receipt from LEE Lo Mei or MEXUS, enjoy one complimentary lunch set at MEXUS for parties of 2 or more (Monday to Friday only)

Dinner Offer: Enjoy a complimentary glass of “MEXUS” Martini upon uploading a dining photo and “liking” @mexushk Facebook page

Weekend Brunch Offer: Enjoy Buy-4-get-1-free discount offer for Brunch (Weekend only)

Address: 5-6/F, 8 Lyndhurst Terrace Central District, Hong Kong. For more details and reservation, please click here.

Flamingo Bloom Tea Salon Opens in Central

The sweltering heat of Hong Kong summers has hit the city full on...and we're all looking for ways to freshen up. Luckily, Flamingo Bloom is launching in Central on Jul 2nd, promising a wide array of fresh, fun, and all-natural teas. Using only the best ingredients (such as loose leaf teas, fresh fruit and boba, cane sugar and double purified water), the teas are made-to-order and free of synthetic additives. 

Mirage Bar & Restaurant Debuts New Beef Menu

 

From the 3rd of July until the end of August, diners can enjoy a plethora of new beef dishes at Mirage Bar & Restaurant. From the 40 Day Dry Aged, Grass-Fed, Bone-in CAD AAA Ribeye with Fried Potatoes (HK$548) and Whole Beef Short Rib with New Potatoes, Shallots and Sichuan Peppercorn Jus (HK$388) to USDA Skirt Steak Tacos in Corn Tortillas with Salsa Verde (HK$58 each) and Artisanal Smoked Beef Sausages with Mashed Potatoes and Grain-Mustard Gravy (HK$138), beef lovers are sure to find something to their taste here. 

Roastery Lab by The Coffee Academics Opens Café and Micro-Roastery

  

If you're a fan of coffee it's likely you've already heard about The Coffee Academics, Hong Kong's pioneer in creating quality coffee. Roastery Lab is the new concept created by The Coffee Academics and Hong Kong's newest "hole in the wall" café, set to open this July.

COCOTTE’S REFRESHING NEW SUMMER MENU AND DINING OFFERS

 

Cocotte introduces new summer menu so you can escape the heat and tasting dishes that exude delectable French flavors. Executive Chef, Petrous Moldovan at Cocotte have prepared a host of fresh, light and healthy summer dishes.

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