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:
Opening later this month, John Anthony is the latest venture from local restaurant group, Maximal Concepts. Brought to us from the brains behind Mott32, the new Chinese restaurant promises to push the boundaries of culinary innovation and sustainability. Featuring three custom-built barbeques, the restaurant will celebrate the best Cantonese favourites such as charcoal grill-roasted meats and handmade dim sum, along with different regional cuisines such as Szechuan, Hunan and Shandong heavily influencing the menu. With a menu created by Mott 32’s Group Executive Chef, Lee Man-Sing and John Anthony’s Executive Chef, Saito Chau, diners can look forward to trying dishes such as Iberico Presa Pork Char Siu; Grass-Fed Black Angus Beef Short Rib Char Siu; Signature Cantonese served with Dark Roasted Plum Sauce & Home-Pickled Cucumber; Black Truffle Vegetarian Siu Mai and more when John Anthony’s doors open on Friday, 21 September.
John Anthony, Shop B01-B10, Basement One, Lee Garden Three, 1 Sunning Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, www.johnanthony.hk
Temperatures may still be high in the city, but as we say goodbye to summer, hot pot lovers will want to know all about this latest opening. A well-known concept in Taipei, Quan Alley is opening its first Hong Kong location in Harbour City this month. Guests can look forward to enjoying an upscale take on the classic dish, with unique flavours including a Spicy Hot Pot Soup Base – with 15 different kinds of herbs from Sichuan, along with Pork Neck that has been carefully hand-sliced and arranged as roses.
Quan Alley, Shop OT G57, Ground Floor, Ocean Terminal, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Special Menus and Offers
We love Ho Lee Fook’s cool and contemporary take on Cantonese classics, and this month, the restaurant is welcoming celebrated chef Brandon Jew of Mister Jiu’s in San Francisco for a one-night only dinner. Taking place on Wednesday, 19 September, the dinner will feature an eight-course banquet-style menu showcasing his creative flair and distinct Californian approach to classic Chinese dishes. Priced at $488 per person, dishes on the menu will include Smoked oyster ‘you tiao’, avocado; Alaskan halibut, summer squash, young ginger, celtuce, ham broth; Claypot cassoulet of lap cheong, salt duck, salt pork belly, chicken and more.
Ho Lee Fook, G, 1-5 Elgin Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.holeefookhk.tumblr.com
There may already be plenty of afternoon tea offerings in the city, but the new experience from Gough’s on Gough has caught our eye. Launched in celebration of the restaurant’s one year anniversary, the special new afternoon tea experience promises to be a modern take on a classic slice of British heritage. Priced at $248 per person or $488 for two, the menu presents a fabulous selection of savouries and sweets enjoyed with tea or coffee, and served on Gough’s on Gough’s beautiful selection of vintage china. Starting with classic finger sandwiches, guests can nibble on Poached Chicken & Tarragon Mayonnaise, Beef & Whole Grain Mustard and Smoked Scottish Salmon with Crème Fraiche & Cucumber sandwiches, before indulging in the classic Homemade Raisin Scones, which are served alongside clotted cream and homemade jam. Finally, indulge your sweet tooth with the selection of shared desserts, which include Lemon & Mascarpone Mousse, Chocolate & Orange Dome Cake and Carrot Cake with Butter Cream. For an additional $138, guests can also enjoy a glass of Louis Roederer Brut Premier NV, or Louis Roederer Brut Rose 2012 for an additional $168 per glass to complete the experience.
Gough’s on Gough, 15 Gough Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.goughsongough.com
We can’t start our day without a decent breakie, so are more than happy to hear of Linguini Fini’s new breakfast menu. Available daily from 8am, the menu ranges from hearty to healthy, with dishes on offer such as the dairy-free Chia Pudding ($78), the egg, bacon, cheddar Breakfast Sandwich ($69), Mushroom and Poached Eggs on Toast ($120) and more. The restaurant’s new menu showcases homegrown and locally-sourced ingredients and is available alongside a range of cold pressed juices, fresh fruit smoothies, teas and organic Maubere Mountain Coffee, a non-profit which supports rural farmers in Timor-Leste.
Linguini Fini, 49 Elgin Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.linguinifini.com
Known to serve up some of the city’s best burgers, Beef & Liberty is adding a new offering to its menu this month. The “PLAMB B” ($119) consists of grilled Welsh organic lamb from ‘Rhug Estate’ along with the restaurant’s classic sriracha mayonnaise, mint, parsley, white cabbage and pickled radish, and is available until Sunday, 28 October.
Lunch and Brunch Specials
A Wan Chai favourite of ours for a casual bite to eat, Three Blind Mice has now started serving up its own Sunday roast offering. The three-course menu includes a selection of starters to choose from, before moving onto your choice of roast beef or lamb (accompanied by Yorkshire pudding, horseradish sauce, mixed roast vegetables, roast potatoes, mash and gravy). For dessert, finish off your feast with either the Blackberry and Apple Pie with custard, or opt for the Chocolate Delice and Honeycomb. Priced at $218 for the three-courses, diners can also add on two-hours of free-flow drinks for an additional $198.
Three Blind Mice, 35 Ship Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, www.threeblindmicehk.com
Featured image courtesy of John Anthony. Image #1 courtesy of Gough’s on Gough, image #2 courtesy of Beef & Liberty.