Looking for promos, deals and brand new meals? We’ve done the legwork and rounded up everything to eat this month.
It can be a tricky task keeping up with our ever-changing culinary landscape, but we want to keep you up to date on all the new restaurants, lunch and brunch menus and pop ups in Hong Kong. Mark your diaries, because this week has some amazing new offers you won’t want to miss. And to help you find what you’re looking for, click on the handy sections below to take you straight there:
Chullschick opened at the very end of September with promises to be Hong Kong’s best Peruvian rotisserie chicken. Located in Central, its painted walls fit right in with the Insta-worthy street-art on Graham. It’s the only place in Hong Kong with recognition from the Peru Export and Tourism Promotion Board, making it guaranteed to be the spot for authentic Peruvian dining! For an easy budget lunch, check out its quarter chicken with two sides and a sauce for $88. Other eats include Rocoto Chilli Chicken Wings, Peruvian Ceviche and a picturesque Causa de Pescado.
Chullschick, Shop D, G/F, 45-53A Graham Street, Central, 2668 3948, www.facebook.com/chullschickhk
This cute eco-friendly coffee shop just opened up in Kennedy Town and is all about environmental awareness. It’s serving up speciality caffeinated and decaffeinated coffees, and it’s also currently giving out free espresso cakes. Check out the special gluten-free menu which also features tons of dairy-free and vegan options. Its open from 8am to 10pm from Sunday to Thursday, and until 11pm on Fridays and Saturday, making it the perfect place to stop by any time for a bite.
Infiniti C, Shop 6, 40 Forbes Street, Kennedy Town, www.infinitic.hk
For an unforgettable yakitori experience, check out the newly opened Toripon. Its menu features premium Japanese chicken grilled on skewers, omakase sets showcasing the finest cuts of meat and vegetables, and an extensive selection of sake. Located on the top of Midtown Soundwill Plaza II, the outdoor terrace makes for a great view to go with a seasonal cocktail and shisha!
Toripon, Shop B, 26/F, Midtown Soundwill Plaza II, 1 Tang Lung St, Causeway Bay, 2304 6088, www.facebook.com/toriponhk
Located on Wellington Street, Zero One Coffee & Roastery is both comfy and convenient. Established by coffee connoisseurs, its team is passionate about flavour and eager to bring quality single-origin coffees and speciality beverages to Hong Kong. Chief Coffee Roaster Mars Huang was the first runner-up in the Taiwan Coffee Roasting Championship in 2015!
Zero One Coffee & Roastery, 83 Wellington Street, Central, 2191 9332, www.facebook.com/zeroonecoffee
Pici is slated to open its fourth and largest location in Sha Tin this November. The neighbourhood pasta bar will continue to serve the fresh, handmade pasta that it’s known for, and promises to be a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the surrounding shopping mall. Dishes will be designed by Head Chef Andrea Viglione, but favourites such as the Tagliolini, Orecchiette and Lasagna, will continue to feature on the menu.
Pici Shatin Shop 251 – Phase One New Town Plaza Shatin, www.pici.hk
Special Menus and Offers
Looking for the newest (and most delicious) way to earn Asia Miles? Gordon Ramsay’s newest eatery in Hong Kong, maze Grill, has partnered with the Asia Miles Dining Program to reward any member with 1 Asia Mile for every $2 spent at the restaurant, so you can plan for your next holiday while indulging in some mouthwatering treats – we hear the Sticky Toffee Pudding is not to be missed!
maze Grill, 4/F, Ocean Terminal, Harbour City, 3-27 Canton Road, TST, 2765 0890, www.diningconcepts.com/restaurants/maze-Grill
To celebrate the opening of its new bakery, Banh Mi Kitchen will be offering thirty free Cold Cut Classic Banh Mi at both of its locations from the 22 to the 26 of October. Banh Mi Kitchen recently opened its own centralised factory, hiring a professional baker to develop the dough recipes that are baked in the house every morning. Head to Central or Wan Chai for authentic banh mi and pick up some coffee while you’re there, it’s imported straight from Vietnam!
White truffle season has begun, and New-York style Italian Carbone is a great place to start celebrating! Presented by in-house Chef Braden Reardon, Carbone’s special a-la-carte menu showcases aromatic white Alba truffles from Piedmont, Italy. Dishes include a Truffle Fettuccine ($628), truffle-topped Japanese Eggs on Brioche ($488), and a Truffle Tortellini ($728) with white truffle butter and sheep’s milk ricotta. You can indulge further by adding shavings to a Carbone favourite. Make sure to book a reservation, either by email or online.
Carbone, 9/F LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central, 2593 2593, www.carbone.com.hk
Executive Chef-Founder Giandomenico Caprioli has created three new tasting menus for the Giando Italian Restaurant & Bar, promising to be the best and the freshest way to enjoy “honest Italian cooking”. Choose from The Vegetarian, featuring five courses for $598, The Giando Menu, featuring five courses for $788, and The Chef’s Menu, featuring seven courses for $988. Don’t forget to make a booking in advance, either by calling 2511 8912 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org!
Giando Italian Restaurant & Bar, Shop 1, G/F, Tower 1, Starcrest, 9 Star Street, Wan Chai, 2511 8912, www.giandorestaurant.com
Hong Kong’s greenest catering service is taking “responsible-dining” to a new level! Invisible Kitchen has launched a 100% plant-based canapé menu, in-house filtered water (with a twist) and a new approach to micro-gardening. We had a chance to try out the “Goodness Gracious Green” vegan canapés, and our favourites include the Smoked Tomato Tartare and the home-made Vegan Cheese and Pineapple Jam Tartlettes. The launch also features a beautiful Butterfly Pea Flower based electric blue water that transforms into pinks and purples when lemon is added. Invisible Kitchen is dedicated to offering sustainable solutions, so you can satisfy your taste buds without compromising the environment.
Invisible Kitchen, 2711 5788, www.invisiblekitchen.com
Madame Ching has introduced five new inventive dishes to its a-la-carte menu, available any day of the week. Designed by Head Chef Son Pham, the dishes are influenced by the adventurous spirit and travels of the restaurant’s namesake. New additions include the Amadai fish ($160), served with braised eggplant and black beans, a tender and juicy Suckling Pig ($210), and a refreshing Kuruma Prawn Salad ($150), featuring a combination of surf clams, tiger prawns and sweet pears. Head to Wan Chai to feast on these and more and make sure to book a reservation for dinner, either online or over the phone at 2577 7227!
Madame Ching, G/F, 5 Star Street, Wan Chai, 2577 7227, www.madameching.hk
Madame Fu is offering an elegant afternoon tea set, available to enjoy on its veranda or in its iconic pink room! Beautiful as always, this is a perfect opportunity for an Instagram. Spots are limited, so confirm a place and make a reservation. Sets are $250 for one or $450 for two.
Madame Fu, 3/F, Barrack Block, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, 2114 2118, www.madamefu.com.hk
Osteria Marzia has debuted a special menu dedicated to the Italian porcini mushroom. It promises to celebrate porcini by accentuating the rich and nutty flavour with coastal Italian techniques and recipes. Seasonal dishes include the Crispy Porcini ($238) covered in Calabrian breadcrumbs, a rich Zuppa di Porcini ($168) topped with a creamy parmesan sauce, Tiger Prawn Ravioli ($278), and a Porcini Crusted Sea Bream ($598). The menu is available all through October, so head to Wan Chai and remember to make a reservation!
Osteria Marzia, G/F, The Fleming, 41 Fleming Road, Wan Chai, 3607 2253, www.osteriamarzia.com.hk
Lunch and Brunch Specials
Pop Up by Social Club has an all-new menu this month with fun twists on classic breakfasts, omelettes, and avocado toast! Head to this cosy café in Wan Chai for brunch or check out its lunch specials including a prawn and avocado couscous salad ($89) and a shrimp, asparagus and avocado rice bowl ($88). With tons of vegetarian and vegan eats, this is a great option for an all-day breakfast for a group!
Pop Up by Social Club, G/F, China Hong Kong Tower, 8-12 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, 2889 0910, www.facebook.com/popupbysocialclub
Trafalgar is offering free flowing drinks alongside their holiday brunch! Head to this traditional British pub in Wan Chai, and get your brunch on every weekend and public holiday. Bruch starts at 12pm until 4pm.
Trafalgar Brewing Company, Shop 10, 1/F Causeway Centre, 28 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, 2110 1535,www.trafalgar.com.hk