Hong Kong Food News & Reviews

Best 9 Places Where You Can Get Chinese New Year Puddings In Hong Kong

1.    Grand Hyatt

Their assorted Pudding Gift Set (HK$528)  features traditional pudding, a delicacy traditionally enjoyed during the New Year holiday. Made from refined black sugar cane, our rice pudding is inspired by the modern philosophy of healthy eating. Also included in the set is a turnip pudding that combines premium dried shrimp, cured meat and Chinese sausage. (Turnip Pudding / Coconut Pudding HK$280 each)

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2.    Man Ho (JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong)

Complement a perfect home celebration and spread the joy and good fortune to friends and business partners with Man Ho’s two signature gourmet puddings, the Chinese New Year pudding with gold leaf and mashed red dates (HK$288 net) and turnip cake with dried tiger prawns (HK$288 net), for sale from 13 January to 23 January 2020.

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Turnip Pudding with Yunnan Ham and Preserved Meat, Taro Pudding with Conpoy and Preserved Meat, and Brown Sugar Pudding, each handmade pudding (HK$288) will be packaged in a Reusable gift bag designed by Don Mak, a local illustrator and the founder of a homegrown Illustration studio, DONMAK & CO.

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Black truffle season at the Divino Group


From January 6th to March 31, 2020, Spasso, DiVino, DiVino Patio and Carpaccio restaurants will feature a sumptuous selection of dishes that showcase the prized and prize-winning black winter truffles or 'Tartufo Nero' from Norcia in Umbria. You can eat black truffles in both raw and heated ways Its aromatic compounds are heat-sensitive, so it can integrate fully into the culinary preparation.

PIIN Wine Restaurant's All New Lunch Service


Michelin recommended Cantonese wine restaurant PIIN Wine Restaurant is launching their new lunch service by Chef Ming's acclaimed fare during the day. Starting at HK $178 and includes a chef's appetiser combination, seasonal double-boiled soup as well as a main dish of choice.

Mains include Sweet & Sour Pork with Red Ginger and steamed rice (HK$178) and Wagyu Beef Braised with Flat Rice Noodles (HK$218). Chef Ming's iconic signature deboned chicken wing is reimagined in the form of Signature Deboned Chicken with fragrant scallion sauce, served with silky-smooth Inaniwa Udon (HK$168) while vegetarians will love the comforting Mapo Tofu with Wild Mushrooms (HK$158)

Lunch is available on Monday to Friday from 12:00-14:30.


Eight hands chefs collaboration dinner at Mono Hong Kong


On the evening of January 22nd, 2020, Mono is hosting an exclusive eight hands chefs collaboration dinner. Executive Chef/ Co-Founder Ricardo Chaneton welcomes distinguished culinary talents Agustin Balbi (HAKU), Virgilio Martinez (Central Restaurante) and Pia Leon (Kjolle) for a one-night-only event showcasing multi-faceted cuisine by four chefs with shared South American roots. The 12-course menu (2 dishes + 1 canapé by each Chef) will be priced at HK$2,880 +10% per guest, with an optional wine pairing at an additional HK$880 + 10%+ a 3% carbon tax.

Silencio's new Jazzakaya weekend brunch with Free Flow Champagne Packages

The first and only contemporary Japanese izakaya, Silencio featuring live jazz by Le Comptoir launches their whole brand new Jazzajaya Brunch on weekends and throughout the holidays. With Silencio's lively atmosphere, guest got to experience a champagne-fueled brunch of unlimited seafood, tempura and yakitori with a choice of main course and signature desserts.

Starting off HK $458 per guest, which included unlimited seasonal starters from the bar such as Daily Raw Seafood, Seasonal Sashimi and Maki, Yakitori & Grill, Seafood & Vegetable Tempura, and Farmer’s Market Autumn Salad Selection. Guest can also add on a Gold Champagne package priced at HK$658 with free-flowing Moet Imperial Brut NV, or go full Bonjee with unlimited pours of Dom Perignon 2009 for HK $1888. There is an additional champagne experience optional addition of Royal Cristal Caviar course starting from HK $360/30g served with homemade sake blinis.

Happy Wednesday at Happy Valley - Fashion rocks


Looking for some fun activity for the middle of the week? Fashion rocks at Happy Valley racecourse on 8th and 15th January 2020 might be one of your choices. Except for horse racing, there is a giant party happening also that brings out the best in Hong Kong. At the trackside, fans can receive a mini makeover and have photos taken at the Happy Wednesday fashion magazine photo booth for participation in a photo contest. With uploading photos to Instagram for a chance to win a fabulous racing experience in adrenaline for four!

Rue Madame X Gontran Cherrier to present Galette des Rois in Hong Kong



From 1 to 31 January 2020, Parisian concept fashion brand Rue Madame and French patisserie Gontran Cherrier are happy to announce that to jointly present Galette des Rosie (King cake) and bringing slice a French tradition to Hong Kong. Founded in 2010, rue Madame is dedicated to bringing the true Parisian style of fashion to Hong Kong women. And adapting from the French tradition, Gontran Cherrier's talented pastry chef has created the classic Galette des Rois in original flavour. The 7-inch flaky and golden puffs filled with a cream made of sweet almonds, butter, eggs and sugar, with every bite deliciously crispy and creamy. A hidden ceramic trinket is placed inside the filling, the person who gets the piece of cake with the ceramic trinket will be named the “king” or “queen” for a day and will be given a crown which is a sign of good luck for the coming year.

The Pizza Project - Opening January 2020 by Pirata Group

Pirata group is kicking off 2020 with the newest concept - The Pizza Project. It will be a new dining destination on Peel Street in Central that will seamlessly meld the prerequisites of a trendy venue with dishes that are incredibly satisfying and easily devoured. The pizza project will be mirroring the simple one-page menu format of Pici but with a focus on its namesake, pizza.


From the beginning of each meal to the end, the guest will be overwhelmed by mouth-watering handmade pizzas. Returning not only for the pizzas on the menu, but guests can also anticipate freshly prepared starters and decadent desserts to complete the meal. The Pizza Project will be helmed by Chefs Andrea Viglione and Davide Borin and Pici Operations Manager Nacho Lopez. The first of its kind for the Group, The Pizza Project will be an inaugural collaboration with the famed Pici team. The Pizza Project will host a boisterous street party on Tuesday, 14 January 2020 to fling open its doors in style. More details will be shared via Pirata Group’s social media platforms. Stay tuned! 


Brighten up your new year with Genie Juicery's revitalising soup cleanse



Not only pressed juice can detox your body. Soup does that also! Genie Juicery is kicking off with a detoxifying soup cleanse, offering five soups delivered daily to all those regretting having too many calories they have gained in the holidays to achieve peak digestive health. Focusing on high levels of nutrients with limited calories. A Genie Juicery soup cleanses definitely helps every one of you to get rids of the body toxins and other impurities. So to help you to maintain a healthier lifestyle in the new year.

Michelin Starred Gordon Ramsay Executive Head Chef, Davide Degiovanni starts off 2020 at Test Kitchen


Buon appetito! To kick off the new year, the multi-award-winning Executive Head Chef Davide Degioanni is coming to bring sunshine to Test Kitchen with his sublime Italian menu in a four-night pop-up. Born and raised in Northern Italy, Degiovanni charges the team at Gordon Ramsay's Union Street Cafe in south London where his creative dishes celebrate the finest seasonal ingredients that will also feature in his menu in Hong Kong. Davide's experience delivers a culinary resume of serious class, with stints running restaurants for The Four Seasons, one Michelin-starred Ristorante Sempliceand time as sous chef at one Michelin-starred Locanda Locatelli, one of the UK's finest Italian restaurants, before running Ramsay's Union Street Café since 2013. So come and start off your new year with a taste of Italy.