Hong Kong Food News & Reviews

After decorating your Christmas tree and wrapping gifts, feeling lazy about cleaning up the dishes after Christmas dinner at home? Dining out might be another good option for you to enjoy a Christmas dinner as well. Here are some picks for you. 
1. Pret A Manger
From 6 November 2019 to 7 January 2020,  Pret A Manger got a special Christmas tea set for everyone of us. Customers got to enjoy one sweet pastry and a coffee or tea for just HK$37. At the same time, a line up of Christmas specials with the authentic taste of Britain, including sandwich, dessert, pastry, hot wrap, hearty soup options to keep this town merry in the coming season. For every $1 you make from the Christmas menu will be donated to support Feeding Hong Kong. You can find donations boxes in every store. A couple of new stores are opening in Hong Kong. The Hong Kong East flagship shop is moving to a new and larger location at Devon House II in this month. Plus two brand new shops are opening up in AIA Hong Kong tower and Festival Walk.
Want a big feast? Little bao is treating you a 3 course menu and 4-course menu featuring new festive dishes are now available for pre-book. 3 course menu (original price for $588 for 2 The Little Bao team got inspired by local dishes including the Typhoon Shelter Brussel Sprouts and Cream Cheese Corn Dip using fresh local corn as the main ingredient. And for the 4 course (original price $788 for 2), Festive Fried Chicken is the main highlight of the menu by using fresh yellow hair chicken as key ingredient, season with classic festive turkey spice. Come and enjoy 20% early bird discount when pre-booking within NOV 2019. Dinner will be available in shop starting Dec 1-31, 2019. Of course you can miss BAOs when you come to Little Bao. They have new Teriyaki Duck Breast Bao ($98) and Apple Pie Ice Cream bao ($48) will be available for you throughout the most festive month of the year. 
3. Hotel icon
Starting the festive season with the city’s largest vertical garden—, begins in November with the Godiva Chocolate Festive Afternoon Tea where the menu includes mince pies, Gingerbread man cookies, freshly bakes traditional English scones, Godiva chocolate Log cakes, and free-flow Godiva dark chocolate soft serve ice cream. Continuously, on Sunday, 22 December, Green presents a lavish Semi-Buffet Brunch and four course Boston Lobster dinner. On 24,25 and 26 December, where semi-buffet menus featuring Lobster Bisque with Armagnac and Chervil, Pan-seared beef Tenderloin with Potato Miles-feuile, Roasted French Turkey with Sage and Chestnut Stuffing. For New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day bring even more heavenly fare with GREEN’s semi buffets featuring unlimited appetizers and desserts and a choice of of gourmet main course from highlights like Panseared Sea Bass with Saffron paella, beef Fillet with Bone marrow, Wild Mushrooms and Red Wine Sabayon, and Grilled Lobster with Fettuccine along with the free flowing G.H. MUMM Cordon Rouge Brut N.V. Champagne, select red and white wines. 
4. Royal Pacific Hotel
Missing some seafood and barbecued feast? Royal Pacific Hotel presents you a heartwarming festive buffet at the Café on the Park. To start off, they have Lobster Terrine with Whisky or Goose Rillettes as appetizers, which are perfect to be enjoyed on grilled bread or crackers with 12 month French Bayonne Ham that best served with a light salad. 
For seafood lovers, you can get to taste the Halved Boston Lobster, Snow Crab Leg, Fresh Prawn, Blue Mussels, Sea Whelk. For hot dishes, which include Wok Fried Angus Beef Cube with Black Truffle, Stir-fried Tiger Prawns with salted Eggs, Stir-fried Seafood with Thai Basil Leaves in Thai Style, Stewed Mutton with Beancurd Stick Bamboo Shoot.  
Back to something classy? No worries. They do serve Roast Turkey with Chestnut, Glutinous Rice, Preserved meat and Giblet Garvy and Roast turkey with mixed dried fruits, Nuts and Gravy. For the highlights of barbecue side, they have Imperial Crown Lamb rack with Mint root vegetables.
Craving for some sweet tooth? Pastry Chef is presenting you the Festive minced Pie, Christmas Log Cake, Christmas Chestnut Terrine, Festive butter Dried fruit Cake. The highlight is Flame Brandy Panettone Classico with Chocolate and Slated Caramel ice Cream will certainly satisfy you. Don’t miss out the most festive activities before you leave including Christmas carolling, a visit from Santa Claus, kids’s balloon art with clown and cotton candy.  
Early bird offer: Enjoy 35% off Christmas Eve and Christmas Day buffets via online reservation with full payment settled on or before 15 December 2019.
5. Beerliner German bar and restaurant
Frohe Weihnachten! During 16-31 December 2019, Beerliner invites you to celebrate the occasion with all your loved one. The feast includes Braised Suerbraten with Homemade German pasta, Confit Duck leg, Turkey Sausage with Cranberry Sauce, Chestnut Stuffing, Red Cabbage, Brussels Sprouts and Baby Carrots in Almond Butter. And for each platter, guest can also pick up to 4 top up options to complete the ultimate meal set. 
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6. Café Deco Pizzeria 
Right next to the cinema in Elements mall, Café Deco Pizzeria will present you a Christmas Turkey Pizza ($158) during the whole festive December. The pizza includes freshly ingredients such as smoked turkey breast, pancetta, gammon ham, mozzarella, Brussels sprout and roasted chestnut on a handmade pizza dough. 
7. Made in HK restaurant (apm)
Want something local? Made in HK will presents you a Hong Kong Style celebration. The set lunch and dinner will be available during the 24th, 25th, 31st & 1 January, 2020. The set lunch ($108) available during 11am till 3pm including main courses such as Grilled Rib-eye Steak in Black Truffle Mushroom Gravy (158), Tonkatsu Baked Rice with Tomato sauce & Green apple ($138), Signature Curry Chicken with Rice (128), Swiss Sauce Tiger Pawn Spaghetti ($118) and Beef Cube Bolognese Spaghetti ($108). Every set lunches including an appetizer Smoke Turkey Salad or Wild Mushroom Cream Soup and Coffee or Tea. Festive Set dinners and Sizzling from the Grill sets come with an appetizer Smoked Turkey salad or Lobster Bisque, a Gelato dessert as well as Coffee or Tea!  For the festive set dinner ($218), you can enjoy Beef Wellington with Mushroom Truffle Gravy ($258), Grilled U.S. Natural Pork Rack ($238), Red Wine-Braised Lamb Shank ($238), King Pawn Carbonara in Black Truffle Cream Sauce ($228) and Crispy Salmon Fillet in Black Truffle Cream Sauce ($218)
To fire you up, they also have the sizzling menu available for you. The grill set dinner ($278) including main dishes from Roasted Boston Lobster & USA Angus Beef Corn Fed Rib-eye ($338) , New Zealand Tenderloin with Crispy Foie Gras ($308), Premium Mixed Grill ($298) and Flame Crispy Pork Knuckle ($278) .
8. Pivo Czech Bar
Veselé Vánoce! What about trying to celebrate in Czech style? The chef in Pivo Czech Bar has prepared the heartwarming Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve 3 course Set dinner ($268 per person) in Czech style for your selection. To kick off with, the guest could pick up either the refreshing Sesame Tuna, Avocado, Pomegranate & Kohlrabi Salad or the creamy Chestnut soup with Cranberry and smoked Turkey Toast as an appetizer. For the mains, Pan-fried Grouper with celeriac Puree, Spiced beetroot and Glazed Fennel are the highlights. A tender Black Angus Striploin Steak with honey Sweet potatoes Brussels sprout and red wine sauce is a must-try for all of the meat lovers. The juicy and soft striploin meat is unbeatable! Of course, the dinner set could not be complete without some desserts, Mascarpone Mousse with White chocolate chips and dark chocolate crumble to satisfy your sweet tooth cravings. 

**Reservations: made in advance before 19 December with 50% deposit. **
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9. Stormies

Locating at the Elements for its charming and relaxing environment, Stormies is a perfect place for gathering all of your beloved ones together. This year, they are presenting you the Christmas eve and New Year’s Eve 3 course set dinner ($288). This dinner set starts off with Foie Gras Terrine or Sweet Potato Bacon Soup. For the mains, guest could pick from Seafood Paella and Grilled USDA Ribeye Steak with Garden Salad, truffle fries and Café de Paris Butter. Ending this whole set by Apple Strudel with Vanilla Gelato. 
**Reservations: made in advance before 19 December with 50% deposit. **
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10. Cafe bar on 8
Soaking into the Christmas vibes? This year café bar on 8 of Two MacDonnell Road is presenting you a festive gourmet for your merriest celebration with you 'beloved ones. Choose from a bountiful semi-buffet lunch or an extravagant dinner buffet and soak into this festive vibes!
Christmas semi-buffet lunch
To get you to prepare for the vibes, come to café bar on 8 and put yourself into this buffet with delectable salads, cheese platter with cold cuts. Homemade marinated salmon and freshest seafood. Top it off with 6 main courses specially designed for Christmas by our Executive Chef, where you can delight in the scrumptious main dish with a colourful puree made of 6 different vegetables. Chef recommendations include Bakes salmon fillet with celery root puree in Provencal style, sautéed turbot fillet with purple sweet potato puree in lemon butter sauce, German pork knuckles with sweet potato puree and roasted turkey with chicken liver sauce served with pumpkin puree and Brussel sprouts. The feast is available from 21 Dec 2019 to 5 Jan 2020 from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm, priced at HKD298 for adult and HKD198 for child.
11. Rosewood Hong Kong
Under this spectacular skyline, Rosewood is inviting you to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with Christmas and New Year’s Eve menu. 
From 21 December to 1 January, the hotel’s cha chann teng got inspired eaterie by Holt’s Café to provide every guest to feel home with set lunch and dinner menus. Diners can spend their end of the year with a mixture of local and international cuisine. Want to private space to enjoy with your beloved one? Private dining for up to 36 guests is also available at their semi-private dining room.

On Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve, the hotel is also serving a big feast with unlimited delights from the kitchen. And a choice of a variety of main courses. Guests can experience holiday favourites including Traditional Christmas Turkey, Lobster Thermidor and Seared Carabineros Prawns gracing the dining tables, paired with a selection of impeccable wines handpicked by Area Wine Director Nicola Deus. The indulgent holiday repast includes traditional Yuletide favourites plus all the trimmings.

Festive Afternoon Tea and Beyond at The Butterfly Room
The interiors of the Butterfly room offers you a gorgeous retreat to enjoy two deluxe festive afternoon teas from 1 December to 1 January. Visitors can celebrate the holiday with Rosewood’s glamorous and festive progression of refined savoury bites, seasonal favourites and warm scones followed by classic pastries and decadent confections, including Christstollen, a classic German festive speciality and Pistachio and Cherry Yule Log. One step further is the “Ultimate” version of the Festive Rosewood Afternoon Tea, which features lavish items including Oscietra caviar avocado espuma a selection of white truffle sandwiches, and a 24-carat gold signature chocolate cake to further glamourize the festive afternoon tea offerings. For a rich and creamy pairing, Krug Grand Cuvee Champagnes can accompany either of the Festive Afternoon teas.  

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