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By Shimron Singh | April 6th, 2023

3 April – 9 April 2023 — Our new series Dining News This Week uncovers the latest ins & outs of the dining scene in Hong Kong. From newly curated menus that match the season to new chefs in town, we cover it all.

Dining News This Week: 3 April – 9 April 2023

Auor Unveils a New Seasonal Lunch Dinner Tasting Menu

Award-winning Singaporean chef Edward Voon of Auor welcomes the spring season by unveiling an exciting new lunch and dinner experience. Six additional caviar-based appetizer courses begin the evening’s culinary adventures, followed by a new Six Rounds dinner menu. Auor is now also serving a three- or four-course wine-paired Menu du Jour lunch menu from Wednesday to Friday, and five courses on Saturday.

Auor |  4/F, 88 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai

New Research Revealed that Hong Kong Has the Cheapest Michelin-Starred Dining Experience in the World

Study By Spin Genie

Hong Kong has the lowest Michelin dining cost score according to Spin Genie’s study coming at 7.64, making it the cheapest location for Michelin-starred dining. The most common cuisine is Cantonese food with plenty of outside culinary influence.

See the full study here.

Garden Café Announces New Buffet Dinner Concept “The Best of Land and Sea” 

Garden Café has recently launched “The Best of Land and Sea”, a buffet dinner that encompasses select ingredients from various countries and terrains. Procured and cooked with attention by the culinary team, seafood & meat lovers will indulge in all their premium catches such as fresh Boston Lobsters and Wagyu Chuck to fill their bellies. The multitude of wonderful food will surely constitute a memorable gustatory journey.

Garden Café |  Lower Lobby Level, Conrad Hong Kong, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway

Aven Lau Joins ÉPURE as Chef de Cuisine to Usher in a New Era of Excellence

A rising superstar in Southeast Asia, Singaporean Chef Aven Lau is back in Hong Kong to lead a new era of creative gastronomy at one MICHELIN-starred ÉPURE by Gourmet Dining Group. An exceptional chef at age 29, Aven’s spectacular blend of humble refinement, creativity, and cultural inspiration has launched him to the top of Hong Kong’s competitive dining scene. Aven will be crafting up his own signature dishes so keep an eye out for his unique creations at the coveted ÉPURE to book yourself a table.

ÉPURE | Shop 403, 4/F, Ocean Centre, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui

Indulge your Spring palate with Feather & Bone’s Signature Dishes

Feather & Bone has always been noted for its Beef Wellington and is now excited to introduce the reimagined creation – Salmon en Croûte, also known as Salmon Wellington, to the menu. Skillfully crafted with fresh Norwegian salmon fillet and beautifully wrapped in latticed pastry, seasoned with slices of citrus fruits, dill, and fennel, the dish is perfectly matched with J.C. David Hollandaise sauce and a glass of full, fruity Craggy Range Winery Chardonnay.

Sha Tin 18 Launches a Limited-time Plant-Based Dim Sum Menu

This spring, in collaboration with Plant Sifu™, a plant-based meat brand developed and produced in Hong Kong, Sha Tin 18 launches a limited-time plant-based dim sum menu. Chinese Chef de Cuisine Ho Chun Hung and his team mix and match classic ingredients and plant-based meat when designing recipes to preserve the flavor of traditional dim sum while bringing diners a new experience in terms of green dining.

Sha Tin 18 | 4th Floor, Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, 18 Chak Cheung Street, Sha Tin

Tea Pairing Lunch Event at Nam Fong

Nam Fong, the Cantonese restaurant of Le Meridien Hong Kong, is holding a special Tea Pairing Lunch with Chef Quentin Leung. The Chef has prepared curated Cantonese dishes that pair ideally with refined teas. Enjoy some specialties such as the Steamed Surf Clam with Garlic Sauce and Flat Glass Noodles with Osmanthus Oolong tea, and the Braised Angus Beef Ribs in Guizhou Sour Broth with Assorted Vegetables with Jun Mei Black Tea.

Le Meridien, 100 Cyberport Road, Cyberport

A Mad Dinner 5.0 with A Spark of Madness comes to Test Kitchen

Cookbook author Simran Savlani has teamed up again with Test Kitchen for her pop-up dining series, A Mad Dinner. A Mad Dinner returns for its fifth installment with a brand new eight-course menu that dares to spark your palette. The three-night food adventure will be held at Test Kitchen Sai Ying Pun on the 27th, 28th, and 29th of April 2023.

To book your tickets for A Mad Dinner 5.0, message Vincent from Test Kitchen. Each ticket is $740 per person which includes the family-style dinner and a welcome drink. Additional drinks are available for purchase on the day. A limited number of tickets are available.

To book your tickets, email | Test Kitchen | 158A Connaught Road West, Shop 3, Sai Ying Pun