8 March, 2018
Eat & Drink

What’s New in the 852: The Great Pizza Bake Off, The Butchers Club Vegan Burger and more

8 March, 2018

Promos, Deals and New Places To Eat

 

In keeping up with our ever-changing culinary landscape, 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 because we want you to find what you’re looking for, click on the handy sections below to take you straight there:

New Restaurants
Special Menus and Offers
Lunch and Brunch Specials
Pop Ups

New Restaurants

Read all about the latest and hottest openings in Hong Kong here!

Special Menus and Offers

The Great Pizza Bake Off

Back for its second edition, The Great Pizza Bake Off at Mercato has been running since the end of January, but now it’s Sassy’s turn! Beginning Tuesday, 13 March head to Mercato in California Tower to sample our very own pizza pie creation. “The Morning After The Night Before Pizza” features a white sauce base, topped with mozzarella and fontina cheese, fresh spinach, a poached egg, and prosciutto, before being drizzled with hollandaise sauce (plus some extra on the side, because you can never have too much hollandaise!). We will be going head to head against the boys from Co Thanh, who’s pizza creation is topped off with Vietnamese chili tomato sauce, five spiced roast chicken, spring onions and fries shallots. Both sound delicious, but its up to you to decide who comes out on top!

Mercato, 8/F, California Tower, 32 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong, www.mercato-international.com

Hong Kong Restaurant Week 2018

Restaurant week returns for another year today, giving us access to exclusive menus, deals and dishes at some of the hottest restaurants in town. Running from Thursday, 8 March to Sunday, 18 March, make sure to book in your spots quick to not miss out!

Restaurants all over town, see the full list hererestaurantweek.diningcity.hk

whats new in the 852 butchers club

The Butchers Club Burger

Vegetarians and vegans rejoice! The Butchers Club Burger is teaming up again with Beyond Meat to serve up a new vegan option that even your most carnivorous friends will enjoy. Available until Monday, 30 April, savour the Beyond Wu Tang Style ($120) – a vegan version of the Korean-inspired customer favourite Wu Tang Style burger ($120).  The plant-based burger, which does not sacrifice any of the flavour of its meatier counterpart, is dressed head-to-toe in vegan ingredients, and features a Beyond Meat patty fried in lip-tingling sriracha.

The Butchers Club Burger, various locations across Hong Kong, www.thebutchers.club/burger-hk

Aberdeen Street Social

Celebrate Easter this month and get into the mood for spring at Aberdeen Street Social! From Sunday, 25 March to Friday, 2 April, enjoy a seasonal lamb dish as part of the Social Supper menu. As part of the Social Supper, enjoy a two-course dinner in the heart of SoHo for $280 per person, on any night of the week! Bookings can be made from 6pm with last orders by 8pm.

Aberdeen Street Social, PMQ, G/F, JPC, 35 Aberdeen Street,Central, Hong Kong, www.aberdeenstreetsocial.hk

whats new 852 goughs on gough

Gough’s on Gough

Looking to get your wine and cheese fix? Head over to Timothy Oulton’s quirky and chic resto for its new British Cheese and Wine Nights! From Sunday to Wednesday every week, the restaurant will be serving up a selection of house and premium international wines, paired alongside fine British cheeses. Enjoy a mix and match selection of three cheeses ($198), or opt to try all six varieties ($328), served alongside walnut raisin bread and grandma’s onion jam. Wash it all down with three glasses of house ($168) or premium ($228) wine; or splash out with five glasses of house ($268) or premium ($328) wine.

Gough’s on Gough, 15 Gough Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.goughsongough.com

Scarlett Café and Wine Bar

March is the month for cheese lovers in Hong Kong as along with Gough’s on Gough’s new cheese night, Scarlett Café & Wine Bar is also tempting in all fromage fans and playing host to France’s official Cheese Ambassador to the world, Gérard Poulard. The cheese master himself will take you on a culinary adventure and lead tastings of a carefully curated selection of over 30 varieties of French artisan cheese sourced from France’s finest boutique producers. Meet Mr Poulard over just three evenings in March (13, 14 and 15), and enjoy 30% off all Grand Cru wine from Burgundy to perfectly match the cheese collection.

Scarlett Café and Wine Bar, 2 Austin Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.randblab.com/scarlett-hk

Lunch and Brunch Specials

whats new in the 852 duddells

Duddell’s

We love Duddell’s boozy dim sum brunch, but it’s now being taken up a notch with the edition of the new Peking Duck carving station. Look forward to enjoying unlimited portions of freshly carved duck served with all the trimmings, alongside the usual delicious selection of dim sum, soups, rice and noodles, and favourites from the wok. Don’t forget to complete your experience with free flow Veuve Clicquot, cocktails, wines and soft drinks, with prices starting from $550 per person.

Duddell’s, Level 3, Shanghai Tang Mansion, 1 Duddell Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.duddells.co

Big Sur

If you’re looking to treat yourself come lunchtime, be sure to check out Big Sur’s new lunch menu, filled with comfort food classics. Served from 12pm to 3pm every Monday to Friday, the menu includes lighter options such as the Kale Salad with milk and herb aioli, pickled onion and ricotta salata; or the VBLT, a vegetarian take on the classic sub, with smoky baba ganoush, romaine lettuce, kale and tomato on homemade multigrain sourdough. If you’re in the mood for a little indulgence, opt to try one of Big Sur’s signature barbecue and grilled sandwiches, tacos and burgers (we have our eye on the Nashville pulled pork!) – sure to sate even the biggest appetite and keep you full until dinner!

Big Sur, G/F, 22 Staunton Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.bigsur.com.hk

Pop Ups

Potato Head x Port Autonomy

For one night only on Monday, 26 March, Potato Head Hong Kong will play host to Port Autonomy, a Yangon restaurant currently “on holiday”, but known for its knack of bringing Myanmar’s contemporary culinary scene to global attention. Best described as a modern Burmese beer hall, where everything from Mexican and Korean, to Burmese and Vietnamese cuisines are explored, the evening’s set menu (priced at $660 per person, including cocktails on arrival), by Kevin Ching is sure to be full of surprises. Email [email protected] or click here to book your spot!

Potato Head, 100 Third Street, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, www.ptthead.com

whats new 852 roots eatery

Roots Eatery x Taste Kitchen

We loved last month’s Fat Legs BBQ pop up at Taste Kitchen in PMQ, so were excited to hear of the latest happenings this month. Using only fresh and local ingredients, Roots Eatery are making healthy lunchtime eating a dream, with wholesome dishes including the likes of Flank Steak with Broccoli, Mushrooms and Barley; and Stuffed Rainbow Pepper with Lentils, Quinoa and Rustic Vegetables.

Taste Kitchen, H113-H114, 1/F, Hollywood, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.facebook.com/pmqtastekitchen

Featured image courtesy of Beatrice Hug. Image #1 courtesy of The Butchers Club Burger, image #2 courtesy of Gough’s on Gough, image #3 courtesy of Duddell’s, image #4 courtesy of Roots Eatery via Facebook

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