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By Stacey Marcelo | January 5th, 2024


Indian cuisine is certainly having a moment and Leela is an exciting new addition to Hong Kong’s culinary landscape. Located in Lee Gardens Three, the highly anticipated modern Indian restaurant is the first solo venture of Chef Manav Tuli (formerly of Rosewood Hong Kong’s Michelin-starred Chaat) in partnership with Yenn Wong of JIA Group.

Leela celebrates the rich and diverse culinary traditions of India while embracing sustainability and local sourcing. Diners can expect a culinary journey that pays homage to India’s most influential empires, with a particular focus on the Maurya Empire of circa 300 BC, with a playful and unique menu. From tantalizing street snacks to rich curries, each dish at Leela tells a story. Don’t miss the Lucknow Tokri Chaat, Chakundar Oxtail Gosht and Uni Butter Roghani Naan.

Shop 301-310, Lee Garden Three, 1 Sunning Road, Causeway Bay, +852 2882 5316

Nobu Reopens at the Regent Hong Kong

Nobu, the world-renowned restaurant founded by celebrity chef Nobu Matsuhisa and Robert De Niro, makes its highly anticipated return at the Regent Hong Kong. Known for its unique style of Japanese cuisine blending Peruvian influences, diners can once again enjoy signature dishes including melt-in-your-mouth Black Cod with Miso, Yellowtail Jalapeño and Toro Tartare with Caviar against the dazzling backdrop of Victoria Harbour. The menu also features South American-inspired dishes like Tirodito and Nobu Ceviche, a nod to Chef Nobu’s time in Peru where he developed his signature “Nobu-style” cuisine.

2/F, Regent Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Kowloon, +852 852 2313 2313

Hong Kong Cuisine 1983

Happy Valley’s much loved Hong Kong Cuisine 1983 has undergone a complete revamp and if you’re after solid Cantonese cuisine, add this to your list. With the affable Chef Silas Li at the helm, Hong Kong Cuisine 1983 offers a contemporary Chinese menu that revolutionises well-loved classics while paying homage to Hong Kong’s culinary heritage. Expect unique dishes with a western flair at wallet-friendly prices. The Layers of Steamed Egg White, Crab Meat with Hua-Diao Wine, Lily Flower Root Foam, served in Egg Shell from the dinner tasting menu is an umami bomb featuring four different crab preparations while the Steamed Cod Wrapped in Miso Fish Mousse, Zucchini, Beef Consomme and Carrot Bubbles highlights Chef Silas’ gastronomic background and echoes the Chinese surf and turf concept throughout the menu.

1/F, Elegance Court, 2-4 Tsoi Tak Street, Happy Valley, +852 2893 3788

Pâtisserie Millefeuille

Located on Staunton St, Pâtisserie Millefeuille is a newly-opened French patisserie headed by award-winning Chef Lionel Bodros (ex pastry chef of Joel Robuchon, Amber). As the name suggests, the signature is their Mini Millefeuilles, available in four flavours including Vanilla Hazelnut, Vanilla Caramel, Pistachio Raspberry and Chocolate Dream (think luxurious Valrhona Guanaja 70% chocolate cream layered between crispy puff pastry – to die for!).

For those who don’t have a sweet tooth, savory items such as the Morbier Truffle Ham Sandwich and Sriracha Chicken Sandwich are also on offer, as well as a range of refreshing drinks and coffee. The space is quaint so take-away options are available. Great for gifting too!

16A Staunton Street, Central, +852 9317 1023

Mr Wolf

Located smack-bang in the heart of Central, Mr Wolf’s new Chef, Fred Sistelo, has created a Winter Menu featuring a delightful blend of Portuguese-influenced modern European dishes. Think unpretentious yet elevated comfort food. For starters indulge in the refreshing, tequila-based Mrs Wolf cocktail which features ginger liqueur, elderflower liqueur, pistachio syrup, lime juice and egg white.
The Winter Menu features mouth-watering dishes like Warm Zucchini and Pumpkin Salad, Grilled Galician Octopus, Smoked Pork House-made Tagliatelle and whatever you do, do not miss out on the Baked Cheesecake with Biscoff.

5/F, Crawford House, 70 Queen’s Road, Central, +852 2526 0838

The Pizza Bar on 38th returns to The Landmark, Mandarin Oriental

The Pizza Bar on 38th from Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo, is returning to the Landmark Mandarin Oriental this month! The exclusive pop-up runs from January 15 to 28 (closed on January 22) with Executive Chef Daniele Cason at the helm. The Private Dining Room will once again be transformed into a pop-up pizza bar serving up  authentic pizza alla pala which features a lighter, more digestible crust thanks to a unique fermentation process.  

Expect an East meets West approach to their award-winning gourmet pizzas using fresh, seasonal ingredients including Japanese Yellow and Purple Cauliflower, Fresh Mountain Vegetables, San Marzano solania tomatoes, Bafun sea urchin from Hokkaido, and Napoli fior di latte mozzarella.

The Pizza Bar on 38th Pop-Up will also offer a degustazione menu that includes a starter, seven slices of signature gourmet pizzas, and a delectable dessert. Weekday lunch will be available for HK$838+ while weekend lunch and daily dinner will be HK$1,338+, including a 3-glass Discovery Wine Pairing.

To reserve your spot, email, or book online here.