From new menus to fun workshops and even special deals, here’s all the food and drink gossip you need this week
It’s been a busy month in the city’s bustling food scene. Having already investigated what’s occurring across cute cafes in Kennedy Town, tasting new sushi rolls at Chotto Maki and bringing you the best local Sham Shui Po restaurants, we’re also keeping you up-to-date with all the weekly food news. Here’s Hong Kong Foodporn!
Hong Kong Foodporn: 17 – 24 September
Vege and gluten-free bites at Staunton’s
Looking for something healthy and yummy? Here’s the scoop! You can now try the delicious big vegan bowl at Staunton’s Wine Bar & Cafe. If a healthy quinoa bowl isn’t your thing, another must-try is the Moroccan Spiced Cauliflower Bites – spiced and softened cauliflower topped with homemade turmeric yoghurt dressing. The new menu launches this month and is full of delights!
Staunton’s Wine Bar & Cafe, 10 Staunton Street, SoHo, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2973 6611, 中環蘇豪士丹頓街10號
It’s Margaritaville at every Cali-Mex Taqueria in town
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Our prayers have been answered. Cali Mex Taqueria across Hong Kong are now stocking frozen margaritas for $68 per glass. Available in lime or strawberry, you can even liven up your own party by hiring the margarita machine for $3,500, chin-chin!
Cali-Mex Taqueria, 71 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2511 4798, 中環威靈頓街71號
The Drunken Pot fun seasonal specials
Hooray! The holidays are coming and one of our favourite spots is pulling out all the stops! The Drunken Pot welcomes Mid-Autumn Festival, National Day and Halloween with unique showstopping seasonal dishes. Enjoy the spicy Buddha Jumps Over the Wall Taiwanese hot-pot $288 or group vegetarian hot pot feast set bubbling with vege flavours $1,888 – $2,588.
The Drunken Pot, 27/F, V Point, 18 Tang Lung Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, p 2323 7098, 銅鑼灣登龍街18號V Point 27樓
Top Blade Opening Soon in Causeway Bay
Steak on a budget can be quite hard to find here in the 852, you’ll often find the sacrifice of quality to cost too steep, but that’s why we’re lovingly welcoming Top Blade with loving arms as they open their new Causeway Bay branch. For only $150 diners can enjoy an 8oz flat iron steak with bottomless fries, it’s truly a feast! So keep an eye out for this new store in Hysan Avenue.
Top Blade, G/F, 2-4 Hysan Avenue, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, p. 2657 8210, 銅鑼灣希慎道2-4號地舖
Hyatt Regency Sha Tin New Quartet of Wonders
Introduced last year, the enticing dinner buffet journey at Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin has achieved tremendous popularity. This September, four new mouth-watering items will be joining the party: Fresh Uni, grilled lobster, braised abalone and molten lava cake. This royal feast can be enjoyed between 6pm – 10pm for $558 weekday or $618 weekend adult
Cafe Hyatt Regency, lobby, Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin, 18 Chak Cheung Street, Sha Tin, Hong Kong, p. 3723 7952, 沙田澤祥街18號沙田凱悅酒店大堂
Loving all the Hong Kong Foodporn news, but want more food inspiration? Try the finest authentic street food, cheap cheerful vegan dishes with The Loving Hut Wan Chai or Hong Kong’s first raw vegan delivery service from The Raw Circus.