Sassy scopes out Hong Kong’s newest eateries
Because Hong Kong’s dining scene is ever changing, we want to give you a head’s up on all the latest restaurants that have opened in our beloved city. From contemporary fine dining to Michelin-starred menus, here’s what’s new in the 852.
Still under wraps, we got word this new “boisterous, tandoor chophouse” will open soon, and we are super excited to try out its specialties from Pakistan and India (yum!). Keep checking back – we’ll be letting you know all the deets as soon as we get them!
The New Punjab Club, 34 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2368 1223
Head over to the New Territories to try out the recently opened Ana Sushi. Bringing seasonal, fresh catch off the coast of Japan to Hong Kong, signature dishes will include: a Takayama-inspired Hida Beef Sushi on Shrimp Cracker ($238 for three pcs), Ox Tongue with Bean Paste Sauce ($88), Chicken Wing Stuffed with Foie Gras ($68), and ANA Sushi ($78), and get ready to try out the executive chef’s creations, Matsuba Crab and Sea Urchin Rice in Stone Pot ($168) and Minced Fatty Tuna with Rice Cracker ($58).
ANA SUSHI, Shop 1027, 1/F, YOHO MALL I, 9 Yuen Lung Street, Yuen Long, New Territories, 2353 5515
Chef Siu Hin Chin, formerly of Duddell’s, (who has earned 15 Michelin stars in nine years!) will be heading up this new fine dining Cantonese restaurant. It will open next month and we can’t wait to see what he has in store for us!
Ying Jee Club, 41 Connaught Road, Nexus Building, Central, Hong Kong, www.facebook.com/yingjeeclub
Just opened on Wellington Street is a newly opened takeout place that aims to lessen the amount of waste (both in food and products) and strives to provide tasty and balanced meals with a proportionate amount of carbohydrates, protein and fats. It prepares everything on site in its kitchen everyday.
Fete Up, Lower G/F, 182 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, 9772 4531, feteup.com
Still in its soft opening, Fuse Creations will be serving up ramen dishes, but will also have starters and mains that are a bit more substantial (steak, miso cod). Its signature, Fuse Ramen, is a tonkotsu (thick pork soup) based shoyu ramen with yakibuta, char siu, soy infused egg, leek, and a blend of oils.
Fuse Creations, G/F, 38 Elgin St, Central, Hong Kong, 2650 6898, www.facebook.com/pg/fusecreationshk
A contemporary new resto and pub, Brew N’ Chew just opened its doors this month. Featuring Southwestern-inspired, Italian, Asian and international dishes, it will also have your everyday comfort food (think burgers, beers, margaritas and cocktails), as well as classic American fare such as Baby Back Ribs, Fajitas and more.
Brew N’ Chew, 127 Wing Lok Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, 3974 5662, www.facebook.com/BrewNChew
This is hot off the presses! Former chef de cuisine of Amber, Maxime Gilbert, is now the executive chef and general manager of Ecriture, a fine French dining restaurant that will be opening mid-November at the newly constructed building H Queen’s Building in Central. Keep checking back here at Sassy, as we will have the latest on its opening and menu offerings!
Ecriture, 80 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
The famous name behind Salazar in France, Esdras Ochoa, will be opening a new resto in K-Town called 11 Westside. He is said to be bringing his Mexican roots to the menu, and we hear he will be serving up such tasty morsels such as carne asada, carnitas, and even a stingray taco! We can’t wait to try it. Stay tuned…
11 Westside, The Hudson, 11 Davis Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong.