17 April – 23 April 2023 — In this week’s Dining News This Week series, we’ve got Twist & Buckle enticing you to fulfill your sweet tooth with their Churro Sundaes. Next up, Vista Bar has recently opened up and welcomes you to try their “Eight Shades of Red” cocktail series. You’re going to have to see the rest below. Just keep on scrolling.
Churro Sundaes and Dulce de Leche Filled Churros in one place?! Twist & Buckle is opening up their second location in North Point to satisfy any sweet tooth. Each bite is a heavenly explosion of flavors and textures that is sure to make every customer leave feeling satisfied. Not only are the filled churros exclusively for the North Point location, but so is the Build Your Own Sundae option.
G/F, AT Tower, 180 Electric Road, North Point
Cornerstone, the contemporary bistro from The Arcane Collective, led by Chef de Cuisine Neal Ledesma, welcomes a new selection of seasonally inspired dishes to its a la carte offering. New additions to Cornerstone’s starter selection include White Asparagus (HK$218) served with moringa pesto; Beef Carpaccio (HK$168) peppered with Sichuan spice; and a delicately cooked Sakura Prawn Fritter(HK$168) mixed with a vibrant pumpkin puree. Main courses include a new take on Cornerstone’s signature sustainably sourced octopus, this time with a Cantonese-inspired spin – “CHAR SIU” Glazed Octopus (HK$308).
The new seasonal dishes are available at Cornerstone now. A set dinner menu is available from Monday to Wednesday every week, for HK $488pp and an optional wine pairing for an additional HK $288pp.
49 Hollywood Rd, Central
Luxuriate in the freshness and sweetness of sea urchins from 1 May to 30 June 2023 at Cafe. The culinary team has curated mouth-watering delights with delicate Canadian sea urchins to dazzle diners with a top-notch buffet experience. Freshly made Uni gunkan sushi at the Japanese station is a must-try that brings you endless aftertaste. Another highlight of the dinner buffet is the Freshly tossed tagliatelle, sea urchin, and AOP 12-month aged parmesan wheel where the creamy tagliatelle is mixed with fresh sea urchin and warmly tossed in the cheese wheel.
Lobby Level, Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Tsim Sha Tsui
On 17th and 18th May 2023, two MICHELIN-starred TATE Dining Room is set to host a powerhouse chef collaboration between its own chef current Tatler Dining Asia’s Chef of the Year, Chef Vicky Lau, and visiting chef Pam Soontornyanakij of one MICHELIN-starred Restaurant Potong, one of Bangkok’s current hottest tables. The special TATE x Potong four-hands menu will be available for dinner on Wednesday 17th May, and both lunch and dinner on Thursday 18th May.
210 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan
Café 103 at The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong has teamed up with the
prestigious British perfume brand Penhaligon’s for the very first time to launch the “Luna and Solaris” Afternoon Tea from May 2 to July 31, 2023. Juxtaposed with the celebrated Victoria Harbour and the vast blue sky, guests will find their senses vivified by blends of fragrances infused into the delicate tea-time treats.
International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon
French-Japanese WHISK at The Mira Hong Kong celebrates the much-anticipated festival of French culinary culture with a month-long dinner tasting menu “Sparkling Finesse”. They’ll be showcasing bubbles from different regions of France expertly paired with innovative fare by Chef William Lau.
5/F, The Mira Hong Kong, Mira Place, 118 – 130 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Vista Bar in collaboration with Campari has opened up at the Penthouse of One Peking, set against majestic panoramic views of the Hong Kong skyline. The “Eight Shades of Red” cocktail series has been specially created by Livorno-born Creative Bar Director Lorenzo Coppola. Among the new signature cocktails are the show-stopping Peking (One) Duck, an indulgent concoction of duck fat and tamarind washed Montelobos Espadin mezcal, blood orange, cassis, and green apple yogurt mousse, and Beet Me Softly, a deep red mix of vodka, raspberry, beetroot shrub, and white chocolate.
Vista Bar, 30/F, One Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Chef Saito harbors a profound appreciation for local culture and has consistently aspired to showcase Hong Kong’s flavors and craftsmanship on a grander stage. Striking a balance between tradition and innovation, Chef Saito has proactively collaborated with four well-established local brands, each with a history spanning over 70 years in Hong Kong: Tiu Yuen Soy Company, Ser Wong Fun, Lee Hoong Kee, and Kam Hing Noodles. Drawing inspiration from the signature expertise of each brand, starting from 1st May, Chinesology presents a 10-course themed menu titled “Flavours of Hong Kong.” This extraordinary culinary experience celebrates the local character and evokes nostalgic memories shared by the people of Hong Kong.
Shop 3101-3107, One International Finance Centre, Harbour View St, Central
Featured image by Louis Hansel.