This week’s Bite Size Deals cover a range of cuisines around Hong Kong. From the finest truffles to traditional Shanghainese noodles, this is a week to sit back and indulge.
Vino Trio at Doppio Zero
Calling all wine lovers to Doppio Zero for their Vino Trio deal! Three glasses of red and/or white wine are being served Monday to Saturday from 6pm onwards for HK$160 -- happy hour just got classier.
The impressive wine collection for the Vino Trio deal at Doppio Zero has us spoilt for choice.
Only the finest wines from Italy’s premium vineyards have been set aside at Doppio Zero for us to enjoy. Don’t worry if you’ve had three too many glasses, the Vino Trio includes gourmet bite size snacks to fill your stomach with. A glass of wine after work has never tasted better.
Doppio Zero, The Pemberton, 22 Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, +852 2851 0682, www.doppiozero.com.hk
“8” at Gold by Harlan
Fortune cookies vs. fortune eight course meals, which do we prefer? Specially designed around the lucky number 8, Gold is offering an eight course meal for eight special guests.
The exclusive private room is elegantly set for the eight good fortune gourmands.
Wine and dine at the private room as the auspicious menu consists of Harlan’s personal favourite dishes accompanied with eight of the finest wines, handpicked by the Michelin starred chef himself.
Advance booking is necessary as only one table is reserved per night for this special menu priced at HK$88,000.
Gold by Harlan Goldstein, Level 2, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2869 9986, www.gold-dining.com
Celebrity Chef Pierre Gagnaire visits Hong Kong to launch his black truffle menu
‘Tis the season to have truffles as renowned chef Pierre Gagnaire will be personally introducing his black truffle menu at Pierre, Mandarin Oriental from 23 February to 1 March 2013.
Michelin Starred chef Pierre Gagnaire’s culinary vitae precedes him as a gastronomic genius.
The entire six course meal uses only the finest truffles in the European market. Dishes served on the menu include sea bass paillard sprinkled with black truffles; roasted duck foie gras with black truffle and a black truffle souffleed biscuit with a Brie de Meaux mousse. Since Gagnaire will be present himself at the restaurant, we are certain every dish put out will be of the highest standard.
The six course meal is priced at HK$2,488 per person and the dishes are made available on the a la carte menu as well.
Pierre, Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, 5 Connaught Road, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2825 4001, www.mandarinoriental.com/hongkong
Madam Sixty Ate’s New Winter Menu
Head chef Shaun Anthony enters Madam Sixty Ate’s kitchen and spices up their winter menu. He combines fresh and edgy ingredients and stirs up quirky fare while maintaining the classic European cuisine.
Warm up this winter with this uniquely designed robust winter salad of root vegetables baked in salted fennel pastry, fromage frais and warm leek mousse.
Their new winter menu includes vegetarian winter’s garden, hokkaido scallops and truffles celeriac soup along with pheasant and halibut for the mains. Madam Sixty Ate’s contemporary and fun interior is reflected in the new menu which also offers unique cocktails and cheese platters, keeping us all happy.
For lunch, set meals are available from HK$168 onwards and dinner is priced at HK$438 onwards. A la carte menu options are also available on www.madamsixtyate.com.
Madam Sixty Ate, Shop 8, 1/F, The Podium, J Senses, 60 Johnston Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong, +852 2527 2558, www.madamsixtyate.com
Shanghainese Specialties at Hyatt Regency
This February and March there will be a variety of Shanghainese flavours at the Hyatt Regency Cafe’s buffet spread. With a Chinese live cooking station, popular dishes such as braised wild duck with premium sauce and crispy fried eel in sweet sour sauce are freshly prepared.
Popular Shanghainese cold dishes such as bean curd sheet with spinach and sesame tempt us at the Hyatt Regency.
Along with a variety of traditional soups and mains like steamed green coral crabs and simmered bean curd with shredded pork the Cafe also serves traditional Shanghai noodles with a variety of condiments. Aside from the Shanghainese specialities, the Cafe also has an impressive range of live cooking stations featuring Japanese, Western and Indian cuisines.
Lunch buffet on the weekdays are HK$258 for adults and on the weekends for HK$328 while dinner buffet on the weekdays is HK$488 for adults and HK$548 on the weekend.
The Cafe, Lobby Level, Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, +852 3721 7700, www.hongkong.tsimshatsui.hyatt.com
All prices are subject to a 10 percent service charge.