August Eats - New Places, New Menu

4 August 2015

Another wonderful world of food for Hong Kong!


Now open at The Pulse, Le Comptoir Group's latest venture 'TRI' - opens their doors to a contemporary Balinese restaurant, nay - experience, at Hong Kong's now competitive food hub at Repulse Bay. 

Signature dishes to try: Iga Sapi, Duck Betutu and Coral Trout Red Kare. The restaurant will offer an a la carte menu, sharing menus at $580 and $880, and on weekends, a beautiful champagne brunch menu featuring many of the restaurant’s signature dishes. 

For more about this NEW foodie destination - read our post about them HERE

Shop 302, 3/F, The Pulse,
28 Beach Road, Repulse Bay,
Hong Kong +852 2515 0777 

Grassroots Pantry Opens NEW LOCATION
Super successful and delicious homegrown restaurant Grassroots Pantry, lays down new roots in a prime location at 108 Hollywood Road in Central. With a plan to open in mid-August, we can't wait to see what owner and executive chef Peggy Chan has in store for Hong Kong. In the interim, both Prune and Grassroots Pantry in Sai Ying Pun will close down.

Known for its wholesome cuisine based on organic and sustainable ingredients, the new location plans to accommodate a 50-seat restaurant at the Hollywood Road location, opening 7 days a week -- from breakfast, all the way to late dinner. 

Stay tuned for more info once they are open! 

Situated in South Wan Chai on the top floor of QRE Plaza, Mahalo is a luxury bar and lounge where a sophisticated interpretation of the Tiki concept comes to life with retro, 1970’s/1980’s vibes. The bar, lounge and open-air terrace offer sweeping views of the city and Mahalo’s fresh Tiki cocktails are set to attract both connoisseurs and classy party animals.

Check out Mahalo's "Tahiti Chicks,” made with Vanilla infused José Cuervo Traticional Tequila, Massenez Crème de mure, orange juice, lime juice and grenadine syrup (HK$130) - as well as the “QRE’s Doctor No,” a blend of Bacardi 8yrs Rum, Wood’s 100 Navy Rum, homemade Falernum, cinnamon syrup, grapefruit juice, lime bitters and Absinthe (HK$140). 

29/F, QRE Plaza,
202 Queens Road East
+852 2488 8750
Opening Hours: 5:00pm – 2:00am

La Crêperie
La Crêperie has launched a Weekend Brunch designed for friends or families to share at the chain’s new Brittany-style restaurant in Causeway Bay. 

Perfect for two, the 2-course special showcases the two iconic dishes for which Brittany is famous for – savoury buckwheat galettes topped with an oozing baked egg and delicate-thin dessert crêpes.  With a complimentary drink choice including Brittany’s famous apple cider, the brunch is served from 12 noon to 3 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday, priced at HK$288. For an additional HK$78, a choice of appetiser is also available.  

Multiple Locations
1/F, Kui Chi Mansion,
100 - 102 Queen’s Road East,
Wanchai, Hong Kong
+852 2529-9280

Sheung Wan
G/F, 69 Jervois St,
Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
+852 2679-4666

Grand Central
Featuring the Tasmanian Oyster, Grand Central invites you to discover the oyster of all oysters, grown with some of the cleanest, most pure oceanic waters on the planet. 

A special Oyster Festival menu – available from now until the end of August - features a mouthwatering deal of Chilled Jet-Fresh Oysters served on the half shell at $19 each. Opt for ½ dozen for only $114 or 1 dozen for $228. Prefer them “Oven-Baked”? Chef Adrian, presents them three ways [3 $86 & ½ dozen $171] ; “Kilpatrick” with Worcestershire Sauce, Bacon & Parsley, “Rockefeller” with Herbed Breadcrumbs, Spinach & Rich Butter Sauce and last but certainly not least, “Espania” with Chorizo, Pancetta & Thyme.
To top it all off during the Oyster Festival one can also enjoy Grand Central’s Daily Oyster Specials; New England Oyster & Corn Chowder $98, Fried Oysters [1/2 dozen] & Chips $158, Teriyaki Steak & Oysters [3 tempura oysters] and its Full Meal Salad: The Classic Caesar with Crispy Fried Oysters $148.

Shop R001, 3/F & Roof, Civic Square 
Elements, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
+852 2736 4888

Hong Kong's rum-filled hangout on Hollywood Road introduces some tasty sandwiches to go with your drinks, slushies or cocktails. Our favorite is the Cubano sandwich with smoked pork shoulder, ham, gruyere, dill pickles, and dijon mustard. More on the sandwich front includes the grilled BBQ beef sandwich with smoked cheddar and roasted onions, and the jerk chicken sandwich with lettuce, tomatoes, roasted red peppers, onions and a tamarind aioli. We may not be flying off to Jamaica, but we sure will be stopping by for that jerk chicken sandwich soon! 

28 Hollywood Road
Central, Hong Kong
+852 2523 7070

Cecconi's Italian moves into its new location on Wyndham Street with an exciting new look. Presenting traditional dining Italian style, Cecconi’s launches with a brand new menu, a celebrated Australian chef and a desire to enhance its already highly respected reputation - a place where food, wine, service and atmosphere come beautifully together. We haven't been there yet, but the food at Cecconi's has never disappointed in the past -- we shall definitely be checking on the quality of the food and service soon! 

2/F, 77 Wyndham Street 
Central, Hong Kong
+852 2565 5300

Chef Siu has crafted four authentic dim sum sets : “Decadent Platter,” “Fiery Specialties,” “Delicate Morsels” and “Wholesome Bites.”
The Wholesome Bites (HK$530 for four persons), includes dishes such as Mushroom dumplings with black truffle, Crispy bean curd with spicy salt and Braised E-fu noodles with Enoki mushroom. Bite into Duddell’s Fiery Specialties (HK$850 for four persons) to savor Smoked duck breast with honey, Roasted suckling pig and Crispy salted chicken.
Alternatively, socialise over the Delicate Morsels (HK$380 for four persons) that boasts Shrimp dumpling with bird’s nest and Yunnan ham, Pork dumpling with scallop and crab coral and more. Finally, for Dim Sum enthusiasts with great taste there’s the Decadent Platter (HK$800 for four persons) option where guests will enjoy dishes such as the Shrimp dumpling with cabbage and conpoy, Braised vermicelli with seafood and egg white, Secret recipe fried chicken with shrimp paste and more. 

1 Duddell St, Hong Kong
+852 2525 9191

Posto Pubblico

To celebrate 6 years - Posto Pubblico, offers a fresh NEW menu. A notable new lunch, addition is the Sandwich section, serving 10 different types of mouth-watering traditional New York Italian Sandwiches. 

Notable dishes include: the “de Blasio” (grilled chicken, kale, fresh mozzarella) and the Pubblico Meatball Parmigiana Sandwich (veal meatballs, fresh mozzarella). See our latest post for more about their new menu HERE

G/F, 28 Elgin Street, 
SoHo, Central  
+852 2577 7160 


The Beef and Beer-centric menu at Crafty Cow has been upgraded! 

A brand new CC Beef Tasting Platter (HK$688) has been added to the Crafty Cow Teppan selection to give diners a “grand tour” of three servings of their Wagyu beef. The platter features their A5 Miyazaki Wagyu Ribeye, Tajima M4-5, and their Aussie Wagyu Hanger Steak. Each portion of Teppan meat is 3 ounces and comes with a side of greens and an option to “pimp it up” with foie gras (HK$48).

Crafty Cow’s star menu items featured in NOM is the Numbing Bone Marrow (HK158), which is spiced up with Sichuan Pepper-infused oil, fried shallots and served with Crostini. Definitely try the Yellow Spring Chicken “Caesar” (HK$128) with charred Romaine Lettuce, Black Garlic Caesar dressing, Parmesan cheese, and Croutons.

Bao lovers should check out the NEW B.Y.O.B. – Build Your Own Bao (HK$128 for two Baos) selection has been expanded with new filling choices including Wagyu Ribcap, Softshell Crab, and vegetarian-friendly Grilled Eggplant.

G/F, 3 Upper Station Street, 
Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
+852 2915 8988

Kinnet Cafe

Kinnet Cafe’s newly launched Set Dinner Menu, available Monday through Saturday from 6pm – 830pm. Start your 3-course dinner with a choice of the café’s daily appetisers selection, followed by a Daily Special (HK$168 excluding 2 side salads), Daily Roast (HK$188), Roasted Organic Chicken (HK$188) or Fish of the Day (HK$188), all served with a selection of two healthy and nutritious salads.

End your meal with a sweet touch, you can enjoy the dessert of the day, freshly baked on premise by Head Pastry Chef Ocean, with a complimentary coffee or tea.

There is no service charge at The Kinnet Café, and free corkage for customers who like a tipple over dinner. With delicious food at such great value, your satisfaction is guaranteed.  

3/F, 33 Hillier Street, 
Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
+852 3968 7623