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Dining: new venues & new menus

By: Rebecca Simpson

Keeping up with new restaurants in Hong Kong, let alone new chefs and new menus, can be tricky. Our Hong Kong restaurant news round-up will keep you in the loop about the city’s ever-evolving dining scene. From the latest eatery to open its doors to celebrity chefs to brunches and bars, it’s all here!

Join the quest for the world’s best beef

The Steak House winebar + grill at InterContinental Hong Kong is on a quest for the world’s best beef. It’s a noble undertaking. From July 8 – August 31 , the hotel’s Executive Chef Maxime Luvara and Steak House Chef Chiu Ming Chan continue their discovery of the ”best of the best” beef from artisanal farms around the world as they showcase Hapcheon Red Clay Hanwoo Korean Beef. This premium beef is known for its high quality and marbling, and for its delicious melt-in-your-mouth flavour. Yum!  Try the Korean Beef Sampler (Striploin, 6 oz & Ribeye, 6 oz) for $1,580.  See the full menu here.
Hapcheon Hwangto Red Clay Hanwoo beef at the Intercon

Roll up to the Impossible food truck

Invisible Kitchen will be making a month-long guest appearance at the Impossible Food Truck, serving up loaded plant-based Bowls and Subs to residents and office workers around Tai Koo Place.  From 17 June to 12 July, visitors to the new truck will be able to enjoy sensational plant-based Buddha Bowls, Subs, Snacks and Desserts. It will be there Monday-Friday, with a rotating mixture of Impossible dishes to keep regulars coming back for more. The ImpossibleTM Food Truck is located outside Dorset House, Tong Chong St, Taikoo. Each Buddha Bowl or Sub is $50, with $5 donated to Feeding Hong Kong or Lantau Buffalo.
Impossibly delicious

Get ready for Negroni Week!

If you love Negroni, make sure you get out and about later this month to enjoy Negroni Week (24-30 June). It’s a week-long global charity event presented by Imbibe Magazine and Campari. Bars and restaurants participating in Negroni Week 2019 Hong Kong include: Zuma, Employees Only, 208 Duecento Otto, Fineprint, Aaharn, The Wilshire, 11 Westside and many more. Even VEDA, Hong Kong’s ground-breaking flagship vegetarian restaurant, will be introducing a limited-time-only Negroni Pie ($80), available only from 24-30 June. 
Negroni week is happening in Hong Kong in the last week of June

New brunch menu at Jimmy’s Kitchen

Jimmy’s Kitchen is a Hong Kong institution. It’s been around for 91 years, so if you’ve never been, it’s probably time to swung by and checked it out. Embracing Hong Kong’s colonial days, in a hidden den of impressive yet intimate space, charisma and quintessential charm, the team behind Jimmy’s Kitchen has curated an elevated interpretation of the classic British brunch. Served Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays from 11–3pm, Jimmy’s brunch menu features a sumptuous range of all-time brunch classics. Call 2526 5293 to book or check them out on Insta at @jimmyskitchenhk
New brunch at Jimmy’s Kitchen looks good

Summer Solstice Party at Honi Honi

This coming 20 June will be the longest day of the year – the perfect excuse for a Summer Solstice Party. Head to Honi Honi from 7pm till late for free-flow Flor de Caña Rum Punch and tiki cocktails. They’ll be expertly mixed by Flor De Cańa’s Brand Ambassador, Peter Lin. Throughout the evening there will be live African drums, Tahitian dancers, face painting and the team will be giving out complimentary rum shots! RSVP with Mario info@honihonibar.com.
Celebrate the longest day of the year at Honi Honi

Black truffles on the menu at Kowloon Shangri-La

Are you a truffle enthusiast? You’ll be happy to hear that, until 9 July, Angelini at Kowloon Shangri-La has a special black truffle menu. Come and revel in those earthy and woodsy flavours you love so much, with a menu available for lunch and dinner. It includes truffle dishes, such as beef carpaccio with black truffle, Hokkaido scallop and artichoke salad with black truffle, and beef tenderloin and foie gras with Marsala sauce and black truffle. For reservations, call 2733 8988 or book online here.
Beef tenderloin with black truffle at Kowloon Shangri-La – wow!

Kronenbourg 1664 X Michelin Guide presents an exclusive beer pairing experience

Yes, you read that right: a beer pairing, not a wine or whiskey pairing. Michelin Guide Hong Kong Macau 2019 has an Official Beer partner, Kronenbourg 1664. As part of the partnership, Kronenbourg 1664 has collaborated with Épure, the one-Michelin-starred French restaurant at Harbour City. Épure has curated a six-course #DinnerInBlue menu experience that showcases the array of possibilities for beer pairings. The #DinnerInBlue culinary journey covers six courses; highlights include a Blue Lobster dish, a beautiful John Dory course and two desserts that cover French artisanal cheeses and a strawberry dessert. This special menu will be available for a limited time until 30 June, for HK$1616. It’s perfect for Father’s Day.
Make your Épure reservation here.
Brittany Blue Lobster paired with 1664 Blanc

Long Sunday Brunch

Stretching from midday to 4pm, The Langham’s restaurant, Bostonian, has a new Sunday brunch that clocks in at one of Hong Kong’s longest. It offers guests a chance to luxuriate with hot and cold dishes meticulously crafted by Culinary Director, Cesare Romani. Pair your brunch with endless glasses of Perrier-Jouët Champagne from HK$688 per guest. This brunch even features an attended play area for children, with activities and toys. Book The Langham’s Bostonian brunch via bit.ly/2JCVfLn.

Get settled for a loooong Sunday brunch

See more in our Wine & Dine section:

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Best brunch spots in the city