7 November, 2019
Eat & Drink

What’s New In the 852: Posto Pubblico Turns Ten, Brunch At FRANCIS And More

7 November, 2019

Looking for promos, deals and brand new meals? We’ve done the legwork to round up everything, and everywhere, you’ll want 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. And this week has some amazing new offers you won’t want to miss. To help you 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

New Restaurants

Find all the info you need on the latest restaurant openings this month here!

Special Menus and Offers

Posto Pubblico whats new in the 852

Posto Pubblico

Elgin Street’s favourite Italian-American restaurant, Posto Pubblico is ten this month! To celebrate turning a decade old, the much-loved restaurant is doing what it does best and putting on a memorable six-course spread. Priced at $819 per person, the dinner is taking place on Thursday, 14 November, and features a range of all-star Posto favourite dishes. Guests can tuck into the likes of veal meatballs and homemade burrata to start, followed up by plates of truffle cacio e pepe, chicken parmigiana and more – including a dessert of “diner cake” and vanilla ice cream. The evening will also offer up two-hours of free-flow Champagne, Poretti Beer, red and white wines, and Negronis, along with a live DJ.

Posto Pubblico, 28 Elgin Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.postopubblico.com

La Rambla by Catalunya

If the slight drop in temperatures has you reaching for flavourful comfort food, La Rambla has you covered. Executive Chef Ferran Tadeo is welcoming in the new season with a  range of autumn specials, with the likes of gambas al ajillo ($120); steak tartare roll ($180); churros and caviar ($180); and lobster wellington ($240) all on offer. Be sure to complement the hearty new dishes with a cocktail or two created by Head Bartender John Nugent, perfect for enjoying on La Rambla’s alfresco terrace.

La Rambla by Catalunya, 3071-73 level 3, ifc mall, Central, Hong Kong, www.larambla.hk

La Rambla by Catalunya whats new in the 852

Chilli Fagara

Sure to warm you up this season, Chili Fagara has added a range of fiery new dishes to its menu. Sticking true to its Sichuan roots, new arrivals include deep-fried homestyle vegetable dumplings served with a numbing sauce ($108); shredded beef wok fried in Sichuan chilli sauce ($148); and salt and pepper soft shell crab with basil ($398). Veggies will no doubt also love the vegan sweet and sour mock chicken ($128), along with the Chilli Fagara fiery comfort noodles ($138) with three kinds of peppers and the restaurant’s famous artisanal XO sauce.

Chilli Fagara, 7 Old Bailey Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.chillifagara.com

Lunch and Brunch Specials

FRANCIS

We’ve been fans of FRANCIS since it opened its doors back at the beginning of 2018, and its newly revamped brunch is sure to impress. Known for serving up contemporary Middle-Eastern dishes, with the bold flavours of the region, the new brunch focuses around the much-loved dish of Shakshuka. Priced at $280 per person, FRANCIS’ brunch is served on Saturdays and Sundays from 12pm to 3pm, and includes a selection of four meze for sharing, a choice of main and dessert. When it comes to the mains, the classic Israeli dish of Shakshuka ticks all the boxes. Served three ways, guests can opt for the classic rendition of the dish, or try out one of Chef Asher’s new creations. The green variation features creamy yogurt, rich feta and zingy silverbeet; while the spicy shakshuka is taken up a notch with the addition of lamb kafta and fermented chilli. Meze dishes include the restaurant’s famed hummus, spiced beef cigars, and halloumi with honey and wild oregano.

FRANCIS, G/F, 4 & 6, St. Francis Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, www.francis.com.hk

Statement whats new in the 852

Statement

Since launching earlier this year, Statement’s Britannia Brunch has drawn in the crowds for its elevated take on the classic Sunday roast. Adding to the likes of roast British beef, roast free-range Wiltshire guinea fowl and salt-baked fish, the restaurant has now added an Impossible™ beef, spinach and mushroom Wellington to its weekend lineup. Sure to please both veggies and meat-eaters, the new plant-based offering can be enjoyed with sides of King Edward roast potatoes and steamed broccoli with almonds. The brunch is priced at $628 per person, including a range of starters, desserts and free-flow Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Brut Champagne, house wines, classic Pimm’s, bloody Marys and espresso martinis.

Statement, Police Headquarters, Block 01, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong, www.statement.com.hk

Featured image courtesy of FRANCIS, image 1 courtesy of Posto Pubblico, image 2 courtesy of La Rambla by Catalunya, image 3 courtesy of Statement via Instagram.

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