When it comes to what to eat, options matter. Luckily we’re never going to run out of them with a prosperous dining scene of new restaurants and exciting new menus awaiting your discovery. In today’s Eat What, we go through eight of our top picks to dig into in the month of November.
In Cantonese, sunset is compared to the yolk of a salted duck egg, both mesmerizing with their bright orange radiance. That brings us to the newly opened Terracotta Lamma, where rays of the setting sun is served as a side. This al fresco, beachside haven features Mediterranean classics prepared on a charcoal grill, with refreshing cocktails and vast beer offerings to quench your thirst. Their signatures? The Roasted Chicken, Grilled Octopus and Blood Orange Spritz.
G/F, 47 Yung Shue Wan, Main Street, Lamma Island. Book a table here
We rewind the clock and take you back to when the sun is at its brightest. Picture this: sunny southern coast of Europe, authentic Italian dishes, the aroma of home-baked breads in the air. That will be the JUNO experience. Launching in Sheung Wan early this month (or having launched, depending on when you’re reading this), this restaurant showcases masterful Mediterranean delicacies such as the Ballottine d’Agneau à la Provençale, a juicy charcoal-grilled lamb chop made from tender young milk-fed lamb from Provence, France.
G/F, 88 Wing Lok Street, Sheung Wan, +852 2703 5188
There’s something so romantic about brunch: the fact that we can sit by a table for hours, chattering away between tantalizing bites and free-flow bubbles without a care in the world. MAJO Tapas Paella Bar encourages you to treat yourself like this once every week with an all-new weekend brunch menu, highlighting Spanish classics such as pan-fried salmon with ginger pumpkin puree and green asparagus, Tatar de Tomate and Paella Arroz Negro. For those asking about the drinks: check out the two-hour free-flow package priced at HK$230 (+10% service charge).
G/F, 22 Staunton Street, SoHo, Central, +852 2529 3001
Hong Kong Cuisine 1983’s Chef Silas Li brings to us the flavor of his second home, Shunde, with the newly launched seasonal menu. Featuring timeless classics such as the Fish Head Soup, Daliang-style Stir-fried Fresh Milk and Egg White and Peng Gong Goose, Chef Silas demonstrates the tried and true principle of Shunde cuisine: turning simple, honest ingredients into dishes of profound depth and flavor that tell tales of the land and its people. Come have a taste this season.
1/F, 2-4 Tsoi Tak Street, Happy Valley, +852 2893 3788
Chilli Fagara has an idea how to warm you up this fall and winter: cue their six sizzling claypot dishes that will not only satisfy your craving for something hot and hearty but also bring family and friends together. Want to be surprised? You won’t go wrong with Chilli Fagara’s modern twist on the classics Beer Duck and the Stewed Chicken and Abalone Clay Pot with Fresh Peppercorn. Whether you’re looking for familiar Cantonese flavors or vegetarian options, they’ve got you. Bon appetit!
7 Old Bailey Street, Central, +852 2796 6866
Hope you’re practically in starvation mode before dropping by LA.Prime Steakhouse, because the varieties and portion sizes of grilled goods on offer are meant for sharing. between a large group. Starting off, fill the center of your dining table with the 1kg Butter-aged US Prime T-bone or a Butter-aged Australian M5 Wagyu Tomahawk of the same weight. Then, pick any tantalizing sides from the Grilled Ox Bone Marrow with Salmon to the Signature Foie Gras Trio, all designed by Michelin-starred chef Cin Chen.
N113-114, L1/F, North Area, One Avenue, 2005 Shennan Road, Futian District, Shenzhen
Hungry for a Mexican feast in the Shenzhen area? Head to Los Pacos for a roster of classics such as classic fajitas, burritos, quesadillas, tacos (mix and match your own from different flavors to hard or soft shells) and nachos.
Those with a large party size and more mouths to feed will find great delight in the BBQ plates, wagyu beef burgers and a varieties of mains. Of course, don’t leave without sipping on the house signature tropical margaritas and tequila shots.
L147, L1/F, East Area, One Avenue, 2005 Shennan Road, Futian District, Shenzhen
Let’s switch gears to something more lightweight and guilt-free. If you’d like a break from piping hot stews and hearty meat dishes, senhu makes sure you’re full but not too heavily encumbered with a lineup of salads, brunch essentials, pancakes and fruit smoothies. Fellow meat lovers, don’t worry, senhu also has on standby ribeye steaks, grilled fish alongside a vibrant pasta menu.
Shop 132-133, 1/F, Tower 3, Phase 1, Hongshan 6979, Minfan Road, Shenzhen
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