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By Shimron Singh | May 19th, 2023

15 May – 21 May 2023 — Hungry for some exciting dining news? This week brings a range of delicious and unique experiences across Hong Kong, from the magical dining adventures at Island Shangri-La to the new ’90s cocktail menu at DarkSide. Looking for some smoky, mouth-watering flavors? Check out Smoke & Barrel’s new menu offerings. And don’t miss the delightful Lemon Yuzu Tart from Lady M or the truffle. Trust us, you won’t want to miss these delicious culinary adventures!


Dining News This Week: 15 May – 21 May 2023

Magical Dining Adventures Await at Island Shangri-La

Island Shangri-La presents its reimagined dining experiences at Summer Palace, Lobster Bar, and Lobby Lounge, designed to captivate your visual, olfactory, and gustatory senses. The Michelin-starred Summer Palace offers an exquisite 6-course tasting menu with the best-picked quality ingredients in town, along with a master cooking class with Executive Chinese Chef Leung Yu-king. Lobby Lounge’s ‘Find Your Shangri-La’ Afternoon Tea takes you on a fantastical gastronomic voyage, while Lobster Bar’s specially designed cocktails, including The Daydreamer and Taste of Eden, promise to inspire and delight your senses. Shangri-La Circle members can enjoy two complimentary mocktails and cocktails every 6th of the month from June till December 2023.

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New Cocktail Menu “Classic from the ’90s” at Darkside, Rosewood Hong Kong

DarkSide at Rosewood Hong Kong introduces a new ‘Classics from the ’90s’ cocktail menu, featuring eight modern classics that defined the decade. The menu includes iconic drinks such as the Midori Sour, Rosita, and Cable Car, recreated with high-quality ingredients and award-winning flair. The cocktail creations can be enjoyed alongside live music performances every evening from 8 pm. DarkSide also serves The Art of Mahjong cocktail list, inspired by the iconic tile-based game. Cocktails are priced at HKD170 plus a 10% service charge.

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The Praya Opens at One-Eight-One Hotel in Shek Tong Tsui

The Praya, a new contemporary Cantonese restaurant, has opened at One-Eight-One Hotel in Shek Tong Tsui. The menu offers traditional dishes with a modern twist, using locally sourced ingredients and pickled additions from Head Chef Samuel Ng’s personal collection. The restaurant’s interiors are inspired by Bauhaus design, infused with nostalgic elements of old Hong Kong. The Praya also offers signature cocktails based on the five elements of Chinese philosophy, crafted by Beverage Manager Paul Chan.

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Get Smokin’! Smoke & Barrel Unveils New Menus and Takeout with Brunch Treats and Meaty Delights

Get your BBQ fix at Smoke & Barrel with their new menu offerings! Enjoy succulent pulled pork, signature spare ribs, and perfectly smoked chicken seasoned with a secret recipe. Indulge in crab hush puppies and smoked brisket meatballs, complemented with Smoke & Barrel’s homemade sauces. The star of the show is the smoked brisket, slow-cooked for 18 hours over lychee wood. Don’t miss their limited edition Hong Kong Soy BBQ sauce in collaboration with Koon Chun Soy Sauce Factory. Go for the delicious food, stay for the smoky, mouth-watering flavors!

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Savor the Sublime Flavor of Summer with Lady M’s Lemon Yuzu Tart

Get ready to welcome the summer season with Lady M’s delicious Lemon Yuzu Tart! For the first time, this seasonal treat is available across the globe, crafted with the freshest ingredients from Japan. The creamy lemon curd filling is enhanced with fresh lemon peel, while the yuzu jelly layer on top adds a tangy sweetness. With delicate whipped cream and a buttery shortbread crust, this dessert is the perfect balance of sweet and tangy flavors. Available now at all Lady M Hong Kong, with online pre-orders for whole tarts starting May 24th.

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Nina Hotel’s Café Circles Launches Summer Food Fests with Truffle and Durian Buffets

Get ready for a summer of delicious food at Café Circles in Nina Hotel! Executive Western Chef Ken Tse has crafted a summer buffet menu featuring black summer truffle dishes and fresh fruit-inspired savory and sweet delights. For durian lovers, there’s the “All Things Durian” Weekend Afternoon Tea Buffet with D24 durian treats like pandan cake and crème brûlée. The buffet is available from June 1 to August 31. Prices range from HK$318 to HK$658. Don’t miss out on this exotic culinary adventure at Café Circles!

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