7 May, 2020
Eat & Drink

New Menus & Dining Deals: Cookie DPT Pop-Up, Dinner At DOUBLESHOT & More

7 May, 2020

Looking for new menus and dining deals? We’ve done the legwork and have rounded up everything (and everywhere!) you’ll want to eat this month.

We all know that it can be a tricky task keeping up to date with the latest dining news, but we’re here to give you a helping hand with everything happening in the city. Keep reading to find out all about the newest menus & dining deals in Hong Kong this May.

Editor’s Note: The situation in Hong Kong regarding closures and restrictions on opening hours due to the coronavirus is constantly evolving. Many businesses are taking extra precautions, but please make sure you follow the latest government advice and stay home if you have recently travelled overseas, have interacted with anyone who has been away, or display any symptoms.

Read more: Team Sassy’s Favourite Takeaways In Hong Kong

Supporting Hong Kong Restaurants

It’s no secret that the city’s restaurants have taken a huge hit lately, but there are plenty of ways you can show your love and support. If you’d prefer not to dine-in, and if takeout or delivery isn’t an option for you, consider leaving a review on the likes of OpenRice, TripAdvisor and Facebook, or take time to engage with the content that your favourite bars and restaurants are continuing to share on social media. Alternatively, get yourself a gift voucher and rest easy with the knowledge that you’ll get a well-deserved meal when this is all over.

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May

Cookie Department x The Upper House

Cookie Department x The Upper House

Following its successful stint at LANDMARK, Cookie Department has migrated over to The Upper House for the summer. The brand new pop-up, located on the sixth floor of the iconic luxury hotel until Sunday, 30 August, will be serving up all the classics – including Brownie Filled Chocolate Chip, Peanut Butter and Funfetti – along with freshly-brewed coffee and lemonade. Keep an eye on the brand’s Instagram for surprise limited edition flavours, including the Earl “Gray” Cookie, designed especially for The Upper House. 

In addition to the pop-up, cookie fans can indulge in an exclusive Cookie Department Afternoon Tea at Café Gray Deluxe. Available from Monday, 1 June to Friday, 31 July, the teatime treat will feature an Earl “Gray” Cookie, Sabatino Black Truffle Cheddar Biscuit and Mini Red Velvet Cupcake with Cream Cheese Frosting from the brand, alongside delicate pastries and more from Café Gray Deluxe. Priced at $285 per person, or $480 for two, the set comes with your choice of Jing tea or illy coffee. Booking is now open – don’t forget to use the code TUHCookieDPT to receive a special Cookie Department gift (while stocks last).

Cookie Department Pop-Up, Level 6, The Upper House, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong, 2918 1838www.upperhouse.com

Cookie Department x Café Gray Deluxe Afternoon Tea, Café Gray Deluxe, Level 49, The Upper House, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong, 3968 1106, [email protected]

Duddell’s

In the mood for dim sum? Then head on over to Duddell’s for its all-you-can-eat 80’s Dim Sum Night ($268 per person). Available every Wednesday to Friday from 6pm onwards, guests can get stuck into a medley of handcrafted classics, including Pork Dumplings with Quail Egg, Baked BBQ Pork Bun, Spareribs with X.O sauce and more. In addition to dim sum, there will be traditional street food snacks (think Imitation Shark Fin Soup and Curry Fishballs), alongside nostalgic sweets such as Red Bean and Tangerine sweet soup and Sweet Sesame Roll, to name but a few.

Duddell’s, Level 3, Shanghai Tang Mansion, 1 Duddell Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2525 9191, [email protected], www.duddells.co

Yardbird

Here to make the process of ordering takeaway that bit easier is the new Yardbird HK app. Download now to order your Yardbird lunch or dinner directly on your phone. The app also allows you to choose a pick-up time, as well as giving you real-time notifications on the status of your order. The best part? Ordering from the app gives you access to exclusive off-menu items, such as the #FlagrantFowl Crispy Chicken Sandwich – available now for a limited time only!

Yardbird, download app here (android version coming soon)

DOUBLESHOT by CUPPING ROOM: Miguel's Fried Chicken

DOUBLESHOT by CUPPING ROOM

All-day drinking and dining concept DOUBLESHOT has extended its opening hours – and introduced a host of exclusive dinner dishes and new cocktails along with it. Food-wise, diners can expect a range of seasonally-inspired small and large plates, including the Hand Cut Beef Tartare “four ways” ($168),complete with gherkins, cherry peppers, confit Japanese egg yolk, and MFC (Miguel’s Fried Chicken, $168), served alongside purple cabbage coleslaw and some DOUBLESHOT hot sauce. As for the drinks, we’ve got our eyes on the Irish coffee-inspired “revived rabbit” ($138), featuring single origin filter coffee, Irish whiskey coconut liquor and mascarpone cream, as well as the “P.B.O.F” Peanut Butter Old Fashioned ($128).

DOUBLESHOT by CUPPING ROOM, 1/F, Hilltop Plaza, 49 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong, 9225 6639, www.doubleshot.hk

Burger Circus

In celebration of its fifth birthday, Burger Circus is offering an irresistible deal for all burger-lovers – the $55 Cheeseburger Combo. Available between 5pm and 8pm, the combo comes with a classic cheeseburger, thick-cut fries and house-made soda. But be quick, the offer ends on Saturday, 9 May.

Burger Circus, 22 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong, 2878 7787, [email protected], burgercircus.com.hk

Te Quiero Mucho

In need of a Mexican fix? Look no further than Te Quiero Mucho. Though its Wong Chuk Hang outlet has sadly closed, the Central location remains a taco hotspot – with a new $40 menu to boot. The No *Asterix* Menu is available all day, every day, for dine in and takeaway, and features dishes like Arroz Con Pollo (grilled chicken, rice and mole sauce), Fideo Seco (Mexican pasta with avocado and crema y queso) and more (see full menu here).

What’s more, with every order from the a la carte menu at Te Quiero Mucho and sister restaurants Veda and Kommune, Ovolo will donate a meal to essential health workers. What better reason to treat yourself this month?

Te Quiero Mucho, 286 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, 3423 3290, [email protected], ovolohotels.com

Avobar Dalgona Superfood "Coffee"

Avobar

Creamy, frothy and delicious, dalgona coffee has taken social media by storm this year – and now the health-conscious can jump on the bandwagon, too, thanks to Avobar’s colourful superfood versions ($58). For the uninitiated, dalgona is like an upside-down cappuccino made with instant coffee, sugar and milk. Avobar’s take on the trend, however, is packed full of nutritious, immune-boosting ingredients. The offering comes in three delicious and fruity flavours: Pineapple Matcha, Beetroot and the soy milk-based Turmeric Mango. Available for dine in and takeaway.

Avobar, Shop B201-4, K11 MUSEA, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, avobar.hk  

Morton’s The Steakhouse

Calling all steak lovers. Morton’s delights with a generously-priced steak and seafood set, available from now until Tuesday, 30 June. For just $498, guests can indulge in a three-course menu consisting of a starter of Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail, Lobster Bisque or Caesar Salad, followed by a 6oz Filet Steak, complete with a choice of Jumbo Lump Crab Cake, Lobster Tail or Bacon Wrapped Sea Scallops. Don’t forget your signature Morton’s side – take your pick from Parmesan & Truffle Matchstick Fries or Creamed Sweet Corn. Finish up with a dessert of Creme Brûlée or Morton’s Legendary Hot Chocolate Cake.

Morton’s The Steakhouse, 4/F, The Sheraton Hotel Hong Kong, 20 Nathan Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 2732 2343www.mortons.com

April

New Menus & Dining Deals: Beef & Liberty, The Impossible™ Sichuan Burger

Beef & Liberty

In celebration of Earth Day later this month, Beef & Liberty brings us an exclusive Impossible™ special: The Impossible™ Sichuan. The burger consists of the famous plant-based meat patty, alongside a fiery Sichuan marinade, crisp zucchini salad and a vegan ginger mayonnaise, all tucked between two perfectly toasted vegan buns.

Sassy Tip: Order any Beef & Liberty Impossible™ burger during the month of April to get a special Impossible™ sticker or pin. Plus, anyone who orders The Impossible™ Sichuan on Earth Day (Wednesday, 22 April) will receive an exclusive 100% cotton Impossible™ Earth Day tote bag (while stocks last!). Promotion available for dine-in and takeaway only (excludes delivery).

Availability: Dine-in or delivery (from Saturday, 4 April).

Beef & Liberty, various locations across Hong Kong, [email protected], www.beef-liberty.com

Ali Oli Bakery

For those hankering after a good home-cooked meal, listen up. This month, Ali Oli Bakery is bringing its brand of healthy dishes straight to our door with its new packed family meals. Designed for sharing, there are currently two options for you to choose from. Option 1 (for two to three people, $600) includes a range of hearty dishes such as Indonesian Beef Rendang, Lamb Moussaka, Grilled Pepper & Mushroom with Pesto Pasta Sauce and more, complete with a freshly-baked French Baguette and a Lamington dessert. Meanwhile, Option 2 (for two people, $580) delights with a warming Mushroom, Tofu & Vegetable Casserole, Fish Pot Pies, Slow Braised Beef Cheek in Red Wine, alongside soup and Walnut Bread.

Availability: Free delivery across Hong Kong Island and Kowloon; orders to Shek O, The Peak and New Territories require a minimum spend of $900. To order, simply email before 12pm the day before.

Ali Oli Bakery, G/F, 11 Sha Tsui Path, Sai Kung, Hong Kong, [email protected]alioli.com.hk

Easter At Black Sheep Restaurants

Feast to your heart’s content this Easter with Black Sheep’s selection of limited seasonal menus, all of which are available for home delivery. From spit-roasted chicken served with roasted village vegetables courtesy of Artemis & Apollo‘s Souvlaki Sundays set ($388), to hearty slow-roasted Lamb Ouzie ($288, serves two) at Maison Libanaise and, of course, Butter’s Carrot Cake ($388), there’s no shortage of tasty eats on offer. Head here to see the full selection.

Availability: All menus available for dine-in at respective restaurants or delivery. For delivery, all dishes need to be ordered 48 hours in advance by email, with a required minimum spend of $500.

Black Sheep Restaurants, [email protected]blacksheeprestaurants.com

Shake Shack

For the first time ever, Shake Shack is available for delivery, making it easier than ever to get your burger and fries fix. We recommend checking out the limited “Shackura” drinks specials, which includes a refreshing Shackura Lemonade ($26) with Morello cherry purée alongside the Shackura Shake ($48) with frozen custard, cherry blossom, whipped cream and pink chocolate curls.

Availability: Pre-order and pick up using the site, or order delivery via foodpanda.

Shake Shack, various locations across Hong Kong, www.shakeshack.com.hk

New Menus & Dining Deals: LucAle Easter Brunch

LucAle

Still yet to try out new neighbourhood Italian LucAle? The hotspot’s new limited Easter brunch offering could be the perfect excuse to bite the (gourmet) bullet. Available for four days only over the long Easter weekend, the all-Italian Easter Brunch ($380) will feature unlimited plates of Salumi alongside creamy Burrata and fresh Mozzarella, complete with a selection of nourishing vegetable sides. Two hours free flow of house red, white and sparkling Italian wine is included, as well as a classic dessert of Tiramisu or Sorrento Lemon Cream Mousse. For an additional cost, guests can also choose to add on an exclusive main, such as the seasonal Spaghetti Chitarrino with Clams, Bottarga and Zucchini ($128) or Spring Lamb Chop ($178).

Sassy Tip: Great news for those who would prefer to dine at home – LucAle has a new takeaway menu. Give them a call to order now.

Availability: Easter Brunch is available for dine-in only from Friday, 10 April to Monday, 13 April, 12pm onwards; LucAle’s takeaway menu is available for pick up directly from the restaurant – call ahead to place your order.

LucAle, Shop A, 100 Third Street, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, 3611 1842[email protected], www.facebook.com/lucalehk

Read more: LucAle: Laid-Back Italian Eats In Sai Ying Pun

New Menus & Dining Deals: Meen & Rice

JIA Everywhere

Whether you’re working from home or stuck in the office for lunch, JIA Group’s “JIA Everywhere” service is here to help. Foodie favourites, including 208 Duecento Otto, Chachawan, Duddell’s, Mak Mak, Meen & Rice, Old Bailey and Potato Head, are now offering a range of meal boxes so you can enjoy award-winning restaurant fare from the comfort of your home or desk. Highlights include the Duddell’s Dim Sum Platter ($128), Chachawan’s Stir-Fried Minced Chicken with Thai Basil ($78) and Potato Head’s Braised Beef Rendang ($88), to name but a few.

Availability: Smaller orders can be placed in advance online or via WhatsApp (5723 5668) and requires pick up from the restaurant directly. Alternatively, delivery requires a pre-order of at least 12 hours and a minimum spend of $800, with free delivery on Hong Kong Island and an additional charge of $200 for Kowloon and New Territories.

JIA Group, www.jiacatering.com

Taqueria Super Macho

Taqueria Super Macho is bringing Happy Hour home this month with its “La Casa Loca” Virtual Happy Hour deal ($198). Simply choose a time and date that works for you and up to five of your friends, and the team will deliver two classic Margaritas alongside Tortilla Chips, Pico De Galo and Guacamole. We’ll cheers to that!

Availability: Delivery. Order here or via Black Sheep GO.

Taqueria Super Macho, 33 – 35 Bridges Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, 2333 0111, [email protected], www.taqueriasupermacho.com

Read more: Taqueria Super Macho: Baja-Inspired Tacos And Drinks In SoHo

March

New Menus And Dining Deals: Northern Chinese cuisine at Hutong

Hutong

Breathtaking night-time views meet classic Northern Chinese cuisine in Hutong’s Red Lantern Evenings – a new 13-dish dinner featuring carefully-crafted dim sum, signature mains and desserts. Priced at just $520 per person, the extensive menu includes unlimited helpings of Hutong’s famous Aromatic Peking Duck, carved tableside. Here, unique methods of temperature control and secret Qing Dynasty marinating techniques are used to create the most juicy and tender duck, with unbeatable crispy skin. Other highlights include Fried Black Truffle Chicken with Yunnan Mushrooms and Seared Hokkaido Scallop in Dongbei Spicy Salad. Plus, spice-lovers will enjoy the Red Lantern Crispy Soft-Shell Crab with Sichuan Dried Chilli, served to the table in a traditional Chinese wood basket overflowing with red chillies. For dessert, indulge in the Crispy Glutinous Rice Dumpling with Chocolate. And don’t forget drinks! Simply add on $250 for free-flow Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Champagne, or $350 to upgrade to Ruinart Blanc de Blanc Brut Champagne. Both options come with unlimited sake, wine, spirits and beer.

Ideal for a romantic date night or a fun evening out with friends, we recommend booking in advance to guarantee a window seat looking out onto the stunning Hong Kong skyline! Available on Sundays through to Thursdays, from 6pm to 9pm, enjoy Red Lantern Evenings now until the 30th April.

Hutong, 28/F, One Peking, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 3428 8342, [email protected], hutong.com.hk

Lunch & Brunch

New Menus And Dining Deals: Hue, Champagne Brunch

Hue

Culinary innovation meets fresh Australian produce in Hue’s new Taittinger Sunday brunch. This sumptuous offering kicks off with a complementary immune-boosting juice shot, followed by a selection of sharing appetisers for the table (think ocean trout with whipped cod roe, buffalo milk burrata and more). Next, onto the main! Guests can take their pick from a selection of menu highlights, such as the crispy pork belly served with confit celeriac and harissa sauce, ricotta and yam dumplings served with shiitake ginger broth, and the Australian Wagyu Bavette. Finish up your feast in style with dessert; options include a lemon tart, a fig and frangipane cake with honey and vanilla cream, and carrot cake, to name but a few. Hue’s brunch comes in at $380 per person – add on $250 for free-flow Taittinger Brut Reserve champagne, wine and Bloody Marys.

When: Every Sunday, 11am to 2:30pm

Hue, 1/F, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 3500 5888, [email protected], huedining.com.hk

Yardbird

After nine years, Yardbird is finally open for lunch! Skip the sad desk sandwich for a special limited menu of Ramen, Schnitzel and Mushroom Rice, alongside daily specials. Sets range between $98 and $128, and come with Chicken Soup, Pickles and Salad. As always, it’s walk-in only – we recommend sneaking off five minutes early to beat the crowd!

When: Monday to Friday, 12pm to 2pm

Yardbird, 154 – 158 Wing Lok Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, 2547 9273, [email protected], yardbirdrestaurant.com

The Pizza Project

Hot on the heels of its successful opening earlier this year, The Pizza Project is throwing open its doors for lunch. Priced at just $98 for two courses, or $118 for three (including dessert), the generous menus both come complete with an Antipasti (we highly recommend the Porchetta Tonnata), followed by your choice of pizza. Pro tip: extend the indulgence by upgrading your pie to a calzone – an exclusive lunch-only special!

Can’t escape the office? Not to worry, The Pizza Project is also open for brunch! The menu includes an Antipasti, Pizza Al Metro (pizza served by the metre) and a dessert, all for only $158 per person. Head here for the full menu.

When: Lunch available Monday to Friday, 12pm to 3pm; brunch available on weekends and public holidays, 12pm to 4pm

The Pizza Project, G/F, 26 Peel Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2311 1815, [email protected], thepizzaproject.hk

Read more: The Pizza Project: A 70’s-Style Pizzeria From The Guys That Brought Us Pici

New Menus And Dining Deals: Mama Malouf, Shakshuka

Mama Malouf

Kennedy Town favourite Mama Malouf is now adding brunch to its menu! Offerings include classic Lebanese treats such as Shakshuka and a Hummus bowl (with rice, avocado and fried halloumi). Other highlights include the Smashed Pumpkin Sourdough and the Lamb Shoulder with poached eggs and beets.

When: Available Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays, 11am to 3pm

Mama Malouf, G/F, 93 Catchick Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, 2817 3828, [email protected], www.mamamalouf.hk 

Read more: Your Ultimate Guide To Breakfast In Hong Kong

Yat Tung Heen

To celebrate its One Michelin-Star win (for the fourth consecutive year in a row no less!), internationally-renowned Yat Tung Heen is treating guests to “THE BIG DIM SUM DEAL”. Enjoy over 30 hand-made dim sum dishes, all priced at just $38! Options include classics such as the Steamed Fresh Shrimp Dumpling and Baked Barbecued Pork Bun, alongside modern innovations like Steamed Rice Rolls with Crispy Spring Roll and Prawn or Deep-fried Custard Buns with Egg Yolk.

When: Monday to Friday, 11am to 3pm, until Tuesday, 31 March

Yat Tung Heen, B2, Eaton HK, 380 Nathan Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 2710 1093, [email protected], www.yattungheen.com

Dinner

New Menus And Dining Deals: Agave, Impossible™ Meat Chilli

Agave

Agave goes meat-free this month with the launch of its Impossible™ series. Featuring the best of classic Mexican flavours, the menu includes four new vegetarian options, including the Impossible™ Meat Chilli ($148), packed full of spices and served with a side of cilantro rice or flour tortillas, and the beloved Agave “Quesadilla” ($148). Rounding out the set are the veggie versions of the popular Nachos Gringos ($266) and Nacho Machos ($266). Generously portioned, we suggest getting these to share!

When: Available now

Agave (Wan Chai), 93 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, 2866 3228, [email protected]

Agave (Central), G/F, 26 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong, 2523 1988, [email protected], www.epicurean.com.hk/restaurant/agave

Duddell’s

Though dim sum is traditionally reserved for lunch or brunch, Duddell’s is making an exception with its new All-Day Dim Sum Set Menu. Starting at $238 per person, the menu includes a medley of delicately handcrafted bites, including Duddell’s signature 12-fold Shrimp Dumpling, Truffle Fried Pork Dumpling and Crispy Barbecued Pork Bun, among other guest favourites, and is suitable for solo dining. Alternatively, the All-Day Set Menu, starting at $368 per person and available for a minimum of two guests, features a selection of timeless Cantonese classics, such as Barbecued Pork and Crispy Pork Belly and Crispy Prawn with Salted Egg Yolk. Both menus are best enjoyed with a glass of house wine or cocktail ($120 each).

When: Both menus are available on weekdays from 12pm onwards, and weekends from 3pm onwards

Duddell’s, Level 3, Shanghai Tang Mansion, 1 Duddell Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2525 9191, [email protected], www.duddells.co

New Menus And Dining Deals: Miss Lee, Vegetarian Chinese Food

Miss Lee

Wellington Street newcomer Miss Lee has sparked joy for vegetarians across the city with its meat-free Chinese concept. For a taste of the best it has to offer, head over for dinner this month and tuck into its newly-launched Chef’s Signature Menu. Priced at $288, the tasting set showcases popular signature specialities and sweets, including two appetiser choices, along with a main course option and a dessert. Perfect for guests seeking a recommended introduction to the delights of Miss Lee.

Psst! In a rush to get home? Pick up a takeaway set instead! Opt for a main with one side dish for just $118, or a main with two sides for $128. Choices include a Black Truffle Mushroom Pearl Barley Risotto, Sweet and Sour King Oyster Mushroom, Cauliflower with Salted Egg Yolk and more!

When: Chef’s Signature Menu available from 6pm; Dinner Bento Takeaway available between 6pm to 9:30pm

Miss Lee, G/F, The Wellington, 198 Wellington Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, 2881 1811, [email protected], www.misslee.hk

Read more: The Best Vegan Restaurants And Menus In Hong Kong

NOBU

In honour of chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s birthday this month, NOBU is introducing a special limited-edition Sushi Set Dinner Menu for $888 per person. The five-course set includes a Seasonal Vegetable Handroll, Kohlrabi Salad with Salmon Sashimi, Tempura Selection and Miso Soup, in addition to a fresh Sushi and Sashimi Selection. Add on $200 for free-flow sake. Kanpai!

When: Available until Thursday, 30 April

NOBU, 2/F, InterContinental Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 2313 2323, [email protected], hongkong-ic.intercontinental.com/en/dining/nobu/

Feather & Bone

Feather & Bone is channelling the best of British this month with its new menu of comforting pub classics. Expect Shepherd’s Pie, Scotch Eggs, Sausage Rolls and more. We had the chance to try these iconic dishes and can vouch for their authenticity. The Sausage Rolls in particular were standouts – Greggs, eat your heart out!

When: Available now

Feather & Bone, various locations across Hong Kong, featherandbone.com.hk

Delivery

New Menus And Dining Deals: Uncle Desi Food & Sons, Indian Lunch Box

Uncle Desi Food & Sons

Stuck at work and craving comfort eats? Uncle Desi has you covered with its new Lunch Boxes. Take your pick of a starter, curry and side for $118. Trust us, you’ll be the envy of the office.

Available on Black Sheep GO, Monday to Friday from 12pm to 3pm

Uncle Desi Food & Sons, 6085 8656, [email protected], uncledesifood.com

Taqueria Super Macho

To celebrate its arrival on Black Sheep GO, Baja-inspired Taqueria Super Macho is offering a delivery-only exclusive: burritos! Choose from the Habanero-Roasted Chicken ($118) or Grilled Steak & Cheese ($138), alongside the regular menu of Baja & Jalisco tacos and homemade Tortilla Chips with Guacamole.

Available on Black Sheep GO

Taqueria Super Macho, 33 – 35 Bridges Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, 2333 0111, [email protected], www.taqueriasupermacho.com

Chilli Fagara

Spice up your takeout routine this March with tongue-numbing Ma La Tang dishes courtesy of Chilli Fagara. For this month only, the hot and fiery mainstay is offering free delivery, alongside 20% off (until Sunday, 15 March), on orders placed via Deliveroo. We have our eyes on the Corporate Lunch Combo, which includes soup, steamed rice and jasmine tea, along with selected mains such as the Lamb with Dry Chillies and Cumin ($168) and Ma Po Tofu ($108), designed to be enjoyed al-desko.

Corporate Lunch Combo available on Deliveroo, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) from 11:30am to 2pm

Chilli Fagara, 7 Old Bailey Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2796 6866, [email protected], www.chillifagara.com

New Menus And Dining Deals: Honbo, Double Cheese Burger

Honbo

Inspired by its classic double cheeseburger, Honbo’s new delivery-only burger concept is what dreams are made of. The Double Cheese Burger ($150) will feature two juicy Wisconsin patties, double cheese and a portion of secret Imaginary Sauce and pickles. Drool.

Available on foodpanda from Tuesday, 17 March, 12pm to 12am daily; Wan Chai location only

Honbo (Wan Chai), G/F, Shop B, 6-7 Sun Street, Wan Chai, 2567 8970, [email protected], www.honbo.hk

Best Of The Rest

As staying in becomes the new going out, restaurants across the city are delighting homebodies by hopping onto delivery. Here are some of our new favourites to look out for:

  • Ask for Alonzo: Italian comfort food, available on Deliveroo. Must-try dishes include the Crispy Calamari and Spaghetti Carbonara. Plus, enjoy a complimentary glass of homemade lemonade with every main-course takeaway.
  • Bedu: Middle Eastern delights, available on Deliveroo. Must-try dishes include the Smoky Hummus with Homemade Flatbread, and Charred Broccoli with Kale.
  • JALAN: Hawker-inspired Malaysian eats, available on Deliveroo. Must-try dishes include the Laksa Fried Chicken and Beef Rendang Samosa.
  • Ho Lee Fook: Modern Chinese, available on Black Sheep GO. Must-try dishes include Mom’s “Mostly Cabbage, a Little Bit of Pork” Dumplings, Typhoon Shelter-style Corn and Roast Wagyu Short Rib.
  • Double D: Retro burger and shakes indulgence, available on foodpanda. Must-try dishes include the Double D Burger, Fully Loaded Fries and Black and White Shake.

February

JIA Group

Until Saturday, 29 February you could be in luck when dining at select JIA Group Restaurants. As the name behind popular bars and restaurants including 208, Ham & Sherry, Chachawan, Old Bailey and more; to celebrate the new Lunar Year and Valentine’s the group is giving diners a chance to save! Those dining in at select JIA Group venues from January 13 to February 29 will receive a lai see packet containing a gift voucher. Guests can open the lai see immediately and redeem instantly, with the vouchers ranging from 10% to a whopping 100% off your bill – which is redeemable at select JIA bars and restaurants across the city.

JIA Group, multiple restaurants across Hong Kong, www.jiagroup.co

Kinship

Kinship is sure to please diners this month with a brand new weekday lunch offering, along with a revamped brunch. The weekday lunch menu is served from 12pm and is priced at $198 for one course, $248 for two and $288 for three. Dishes on offer include beef tataki and dressed hamachi salad starters; parmesan and cauliflower risotto, seared red snapper and braised Australian beef cheek for mains; as well as delectable desserts of Mr. Whippy ice cream and lemongrass crème brulee.

When it comes to brunch, Kinship is sticking true to its British and American roots, with offerings including  Southern biscuits and gravy, and roast sirloin of beef – while adding some new tempting egg dishes to the roster. New weekend specials include BBQ pork Bbenny ($168) and smashed avocado toast ($128). Don’t miss out on the free-flow package ($198), which includes unlimited glasses of Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cava, Asahi Beer and Gin & Tonics.

Kinship, 3/F LL Tower, 2 Shelley Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.kinshiphk.com

Silencio new brunch

Silencio

Another new brunch worth checking out this month can be found at Silencio. The modern Japanese izakaya’s all-new Jazzakaya Brunch starts at $458 per guest, which includes unlimited seasonal starters from the bar such as daily raw seafood, seasonal sashimi and maki, yakitori and grill, seafood and vegetable tempura, and more. Main course dishes include the likes of Wagyu fried rice with sofrito sauce, caramelised onion soy and housemade kimchi, lobster tempura with poached egg, yuzu hollandaise and mizuna salad on sake blini, and sushi donut with crispy rice, Hokkaido uni and North Korean uni. Guests can choose to go all out with the Gold Champagne Package ($658, includes food and two-hours free-flow Moet Imperial Brut NV), the Black Champagne Package ($958 , including free-flow Moet Grand Vintage 2012), or really splash out with the Boujee Package ($1,888, including free-flow Dom Perignon 2009).

Silencio, 6/F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.silencio.hk

Black Sheep Restaurants GO

Before spring hits and the weather warms up in the city, Black Sheep Restaurants are inviting us to tuck into some winter warmers. Exclusively available on the group’s delivery service, GO, the likes of Taqueria Super Macho, Soul Food Thai, Uncle Desi Food & Sons, Artemis & Apollo and Hotal Colombo have all lined up some comfort food favourites. Amongst others, tuck into the Habanero-Roasted Chicken Burrito ($118) from Taqueria Super Macho, or opt for the indulgent Stuffed Cheese Paratha ($108) from Hotal Colombo, to help you to make the most of the season. What’s more, if you try all five dishes before the end of February, you’ll be able to redeem $250 GO credit. All you have to do is email the team at [email protected]!

Black Sheep Restaurants GO, www.delivery.blacksheeprestaurants.com

mortys hotdogs

Morty’s

Looking for even more comfort food? Exclusively available throughout February, Morty’s (both Central and Wan Chai) will be serving up three new flavours of 100% US beef hotdogs. Already renowned in the city for serving top notch burgers, bagels and reubens, the new additions to the menu are sure to be a hit. Flavours include the chilli jalapeño dog with homemade chilli sauce, pickled jalapeño and cheddar cheese, the Mexican salsa dog with fresh guacamole and homemade corn salsa, and the wasabi mayo dog with homemade wasabi mayo and nori. Hurry, they’re only available from now until Saturday, 29 February! 

Morty’s, Wing Fung Building, Wing Fung Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong 

Morty’s, Jardine House, Shop 2-14, LG/F, 1 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong, www.mortys.hk

PIIN Wine Restaurant

If you’re looking for a new great-value lunch around Central, head over to PIIN Wine Restaurant. The Michelin-recommended Cantonese wine restaurant is now serving a Bento Lunch on weekdays from 12pm to 2:30pm. The lunch starts at $178 and includes a chef’s appetiser combination, seasonal double boiled soup, as well as a main dish of choice. Mains include sweet and sour pork with red ginger and steamed rice ($178), Wagyu beef braised with flat rice noodles ($218), and the veggie-friendly mapo tofu with wild mushrooms ($158).

PIIN Wine Restaurant, 2/FThe Steps, H Code, 45 Pottinger Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.piin-hk.com

Fumi

If you’re a fan of Japanese wagyu beef then don’t miss Fumi’s limited edition six-course Miyazaki Beef Menu. Featuring the highly-prized Miyazaki Beef as the star of the show, indulge in teppanyaki and sukiyaki, alongside a sashimi platter, soup and more. The special menu is priced at $880 (plus 10% service) per person and is available until Wednesday, 11 March.

Fumi, 6/F, California Tower, 30 – 36 D’Aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong, fumihk.com

January

Beef & Liberty burger special

Beef & Liberty

Trying to eat a little less meat this year? Along with serving a range of Impossible burgers, Beef & Liberty is offering an extra plant-based special this January. The Quinoa ($109) features a house-made vegetable patty with quinoa, vegan cheddar cheese, onion and jalapeño. Topped with vegan mayonnaise, home-made mustard pickles, peppers and butter lettuce (all inside B&L’s vegan buns!), it’s 100% vegan goodness. Make yours a set for $146, which includes a side and a drink until 3pm at its Lan Kwai Fong, Stanley and Wong Chuk Hang locations.

Beef & Liberty, multiple locations across Hong Kong, www.beef-liberty.com

Alvy’s

Also helping us to eat a little greener this New Year, Alvy’s has launched a brand new vegan pizza and pasta! Promising to be just as tasty as the restaurant’s other mouth-watering dishes, both are made using plant-based Impossible meat and Daiya cheese. Available now the Alvygan pizza and Resolution Ravioli are sure to be hard to pass up.

Alvy’s, 8 Holland Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, www.facebook.com/AlvysHK

NOBU

Curated by Executive Chef Rhys Cattermoul, don’t miss NOBU’s new culinary experience, featuring unique à la carte dishes which pay tribute to the unique culture and cuisine of Peru. The NOBU Nikkei Peruvian Experience will span the whole of 2020, with each season highlighting a different natural region of Peru. Beginning this month and running until March, the first set of dishes highlights the Puna Region. Dishes in the Andes Mountain Experience include roasted cauliflower taco with spicy yuzu foam, aji limo and avocado ($120), seafood ceviche roll rocoto with crispy peruvian purple potato ($165), and smoked wagyu steak with barley, mountain quinoa and chimichurri ($500). 

NOBU, 2/F, InterContinental Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.hongkong-ic.intercontinental.com

What’s New In The 852: Happy Hour At MANA!, Steak Sandwiches At La Vache! And More

La Vache!

La Vache! is helping us to beat the January blues with the addition of steak sandwiches on its menu. Available exclusively on Black Sheep Restaurants’ delivery app GO, for $118 you’ll get a six-inch French baguette filled with La Vache!’s expertly-seared 5oz USDA Prime steak and béarnaise sauce, as well as a side of frites. The special steak baguette will only be available from 1 January to 31 January (daily, from 12:30pm to 2:30pm), so be sure to get yours before they’re gone!

La Vache!, available via www.delivery.blacksheeprestaurants.com

MEATS

It’s a New Year and a host of new menus at Pirata’s MEATS this month. New a la carte dishes at the meat-centric eatery include U.F.C. (Ultimate Fried Chicken, $90), Wagyu Carpaccio ($120), BBQ Beef Ribs ($230), and Truffle Mac & Cheese ($90), though the restaurant’s brunch is also getting a revamp. Available on weekends and public holidays from 12pm to 5:30pm, the MEATS brunch is priced at $248 per person and features one starter, main, side and desserts. Dishes on offer include Duck Salad, Chicken Avocado Toast and even a Vegetarian Burger.

MEATS, G/F, 28 Staunton Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.piratameats.hk

ThinkWine

Here to help us indulge this New Year is ThinkWine’s new Sunday brunch! The three-course ThinkBrunch menu is priced from $290, with the option to add a two-hour free-flow wine package (valid until 5pm) for an extra $290, and $130 for an extra hour. Dishes on offer include a French cheese platter or fresh oysters to start, followed by a Mediterranean quiche or the unique lobster and black truffle adorned “Dragon Dog”. To end the brunch, diners can choose between either a chocolate or lemon tart.

ThinkWine, 2/F, LL Tower, 2 Shelley Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.thinkwinehk.com

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Featured image and image 1 courtesy of The Upper House, image 2 courtesy of DOUBLESHOT by CUPPING ROOM via Instagram, image 3 courtesy of Avobar, image 4 courtesy of Beef & Liberty, image 5 courtesy of Artemis & Apollo, image 6 courtesy of LucAle, image 7 courtesy of Meen & Rice, image 8 courtesy of Hutong, image 9 courtesy of Hue, image 10 courtesy of Mama Malouf, image 11 courtesy of Agave, image 12 courtesy of Miss Lee, image 13 courtesy of Uncle Desi Food & Sons via Instagram, image 14 courtesy of Honbo, image 15 courtesy of Silencio, image 16 courtesy of Morty’s via Instagram, image 17 courtesy of Beef & Liberty, image 18 courtesy of La Vache!.

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