“Eat what?” The most popular question asked by Hongkongers in all walks of life, from primary school students walking with their parents from school back home to hustling commuters WhatsApping their coworkers for quick lunch ideas. Find out what to eat in the month of September with our list below.
Staying true to its appreciation of seasonal flavors and local produce, Asaya Kitchen presents a new seabass-focused tasting menu spotlighting seabass from a certified fish farm in Sai Kung. This eco-conscious feast includes six courses from seabass belly with seabass tartare, Borlotti bean emulsion, bok choy “pesto” and corzetti pasta, to deep-fried seabass falafel with white bean hummus and daikon lettuce roll. Available every weekend from September 9 onward. (HKD688+10% service charge)
6/F, Rosewood Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, +852 3891 8732
Award-winning Ming Court Wanchai showcases exceptional dining immersion with its Chef’s Table Tasting Feast menu, drawing you in with live interaction with Culinary Director Chef Tsang Chiu King and Executive Sous Chef Do Yiu Fung in the private dining room. This six-course offering spotlights Cantonese classics such as Deep-Fried Crispy Fish Maw with Caviar in Canopy Sauce and Braised Boston Lobster in Singapore Style, drop by to indulge with your loved ones from now until the end of the year. (HKD1,888 per person+10% service charge; minimum eight persons per reservation)
2/F, Great Eagle Centre, 23 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, +852 2878 1212
Helmed by Portuguese local Head Chef Rodolfo Vicente, Casa Lisboa prides itself in its authentic interpretations of the coastal country’s cuisine. sets itself apart with traditional cooking techniques and true classics such as Codfish Cakes, Sapateira Recheada (marinated and stuffled brown crab) and Piri Piri Quail. Join Casa Lisboa in celebrating its 14th anniversary — guests who visit by September 30 will enjoy a complimentary glass of the restaurant’s signature Red Sangria, cheers!
2/F, Parekh House, 63 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2905 1168
BaseHall 02 kick-starts its first-ever National Dumpling Week activation from September 25 to 30, filling your plate with exclusive dumpling curations from Michelin-recommended Ah Chun Shandong Dumplings, Hot & Meen and A Freaking Dumpling. Discover limited-time flavors such as squid ink sauce and cuttlefish, spinach sauce with scallion and lamb, wagyu beef and Vietnamese herbs and many more. Yum!
LG/F, Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong
Wynn taps Mariena Mercer Boarini, awardee of Top Bartender in Las Vegas and Top 10 Female Bartenders in the World, to shake up its epicurean experience in the month of September. On September 8, Wing Lei Bar will be serving 6 cocktails inspired by gemstones such as mother of pearl, citrine, ruby and more. Furthermore, 8 artisanal concoctions will land at the lobby lounge Cinnebar on September 22, with 7 other artful creations to follow at Bar Cristal. Don’t miss this chance to sample these new sips.
Wing Lei Bar, G/F, Wynn Palace, Avenida da Nave Desportiva, Cotai, Coloane-Taipa, Macau, +853 8889 3663
Cinnebar, G/F, Wynn Macau, Rua Cidade de Sintra, NAPE, Porto Exterior, Macau, +853 8986 3663
Bar Cristal, G/F, Wynn Macau, Rua Cidade de Sintra, NAPE, Porto Exterior, Macau, +853 8986 3663
Save the dates September 15 and 16 for the debut of Macau’s very first “MICHELIN Star Table”, featuring Palace Garden’s own Head Chef Ken Chong, and Head Chef Fung Cheung from Beijing’s 2 Michelin-starred restaurant Chao Shang Chao. This four-hand collaboration celebrates the best of Taishi and Chaoshan cuisines, captivating with highlight dishes such as Premium Snake Bisque, Crystal King Tiger Prawn and Crispy Sea Cucumber with Bitter Melon. (MOP2,888-4,188+)
Shop 306, Level 3, Grand Lisboa Palace Macau, Rua do Tiro, Cotai, Macau, +853 8881 1380
Well-versed in Cantonese cuisine, Executive Chef Tam Kwok Fung is the figurehead of Wynn Palace’s new conceptual restaurant Chef Tam’s Seasons. Inspired by the 24 solar terms in traditional Chinese wisdom, this gastronomic hub combines heritage and innovation to present the 24 Solar Terms Degustation Menu, rotational Seasonal Nourishing Soup, and tea pairing experiences. RSVP now to get a taste of Chinese excellence.
Wynn Palace, Avenida da Nave Desportiva, Cotai, Coloane-Taipa, Macau, +853 8889 3663
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