From new menus to fun workshops and even special deals, here’s all the food and drink gossip you need this week
Looking for quick bites in Hong Kong? Lucky you, the city is full of treats from indie cafés in Kennedy Town, to soothing oolong tea at Hong Kong tea houses and Taiwanese delights at Garden Meow. But if you want the hottest new launches, here’s your weekly dose of Hong Kong Foodporn, including all the gossip you need.
Francis launches Skew It Sundays
Wan Chai’s hot foodie hangout offers a refreshing take on the traditional Middle Eastern skewers. Inspired by the flavours of Tel Aviv, FRANCIS new skewer menu combines ten meze dishes and two tasty skewers all for $360 per person, available on the last Sunday of every month – starting from 30 September noon until 10:30pm. Definitely exciting news for lovers of Hong Kong Foodporn.
Check out why we’re obsessed with FRANCIS in our full review.
FRANCIS, G/F, 4-6 St. Francis Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, p. 3101 9521, 灣仔聖佛蘭士街4-6號地舖
Gaucho Hong Kong new and improved brunch
Looking for a new family-friendly brunch? Gaucho embraces every bit of their Argentinian heritage through their passion of food, wine and customer service. Gaucho welcomes you to try the new and improved brunch selection which features the customer favourite gooey chocolate brownie, marbled bife de ancho and steak tartare served with quail egg. Dive into this feast every Saturday, Sunday and public holiday 12 – 3:30pm for just $500!
Gaucho Hong Kong, 5th Floor, LHT Tower, 31 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong, 中環皇后大道中31號陸海通大廈5樓
McSorley’s Oktoberfest menu celebration
We’re more Oktoberfest than Halloween here at Honeycombers and we’re very excited to try some Bavarian classics from McSorley’s across Hong Kong, such as the tender roasted pork knuckle ($208) and sumptuous Central Europe sausage platter ($158). Both served with sides of, you guessed it, sauerkraut, sweet mustard and potatoes – wunderbar!
McSorley’s Brewhouse & Grill, Shop R001, Roof Level, Civic Square, Elements, 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, p. 2736 4888, 尖沙咀柯士甸道西1號圓方(Elements)3樓平台R001號舖
The Place at Cordis, ‘Say Cheez’ buffet
The Place at Cordis, Hong Kong, presents a ‘Say Cheez’ buffet from 17th September to 30th November 2018, bringing dairy lovers a glorious feast of delicious cheese. Good cheese in Hong Kong can be quite hard to come by, but you’ll be over the moon to hear that the buffet begins with an array of international quality cheeses and moves onto irresistible cheesy mains such as the four cheese lobster. The ‘Say Cheez’ buffet is available from 17th September to 30th November 2018 during lunch and dinner hours.
The Place, Level L, Cordis Hong Kong, Langham Place, 555 Shanghai Street, Mong Kok, Hong Kong, p. 3552 3028, 旺角上海街555號香港康得思酒店L樓層
Sun Bazaar soft opening in Pacific Place
Opening its doors in Admiralty, Lai Sun Dining soft launches Sun Bazaar and its casual Asian food concept. Think modern Asian food at very competitive prices with a four-course set lunch priced at $168. Throughout the menu you’ll find native classics, such as the rice rolls, congee and abalone elevated to new levels. Tea lovers will also love the addition of Kiki tea as they present the best of Taiwanese bubble tea.
Sun Bazaar, Shop 112, 1/F, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong, p. 2117 5903, 金鐘金鐘道88號太古廣場1樓112號舖