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Food & Drink Guide
By The Loop HK Staff | February 28th, 2023

Eat What? The most popular question asked by Hongkongers from all walks of life, from primary school students walking with their parents back home to hustling commuters WhatsApping their coworkers for quick lunch ideas. Find out what to eat in the month of March with our curated list below.

MONMONO Tsim Sha Tsui

Argentine Red Prawn Tartare Homemade Tagliolini in Sauce & Homemade Tagliatelle & Slow-cooked Wagyu Beef Cheeks in Red Wine Sauce

MONMONO takes Customer is king to another level with its freshly baked dining experience — “Real Personalized Menu”. Starting from HK$500 per person, enjoy a taste of Chef Alex’s culinary expertise and fresh ingredients within the restaurant’s French-Japanese fusion spectrum, custom made for you and you only. WhatsApp MONMONO your likes and dislikes two days in advance for a feast to remember.

MONMONO Tsim Sha Tsui, G/F, 4 Hillwood Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, +852 9248 4154


24-hour Slow Cooked Wagyu Beef Cheek

As we ditch our mask-covered past, LucAle also welcomes a new era with its relaunch and menu revamp. Casting the spotlight on the best tastes the Italian coast has to offer, Chefs Alessandro Angelini and Luca De Berardinis presents the refreshing Thinly-sliced Warm Baby Cuttlefish (HK$238), luxurious Green Cappelletti filled with Sea Bass (HK$368) and the jaw-dropping Hand-cut Tagliolini Pasta with Lobster, Prawn and Scallop Ragout (HK$298), bathed in fresh tomato and basil sauce.

LucAle, Shop A, 100 Third Street, Sai Ying Pun, +852 3611 1842


Suffolk Lamb Ribs with Thyme & Parsley Crust

Best British Awardee of 30 Best Eats 2019, Shoreditch keeps it hearty and satisfying with a roster of new bites on top of its beloved classics. For those walking in looking to get stuffed, the Beef Shin & Bone Marrow Pie (HK$238) is something you can’t miss — a grand combination of meat, mushrooms and gravy baked to tantalizing gold, this dish is further defined by its vertically positioned bone piece supplying delicious marrow and extra flavors.

Shoreditch, 18 Catchick Street, Kennedy Town, +852 2242 3777


Cousins in Kyoto & Dirty Espresso Martini

Contrary to popular belief, cocktails can do good to your health if you drink the Matchali way. In celebration of its third anniversary, this Wan Chai wellness destination has given its menu a spirited update with matcha-centric drinks such as Cousins in Kyoto (HK$85) — gin and tonic topped with ceremonial-grade matcha — as well as Dirty Espresso Martini (HK$90), a matcha-infused rendition of our favorite caffeinated concoction.

Matchali, 5 Moon Street, Wan Chai, +852 9880 7661


Steak Tartare, Lobster Pasta & Roast Whole Yellow Chicken

“Best Pastry Chef of the Year” presents an all-new dinner menu and special Chef evenings at TOWN 93. Each and every dish is prepared by Chef Lionel and his team using the freshest ingredients, fine herbs, and most importantly, days of dedicated preparation time. The roasted whole yellow chicken alone takes the team 3 days to prepare before putting the chicken on the grill. The new menu demonstrates the art of French gastronomy for all foodies to try.

TOWN93, 1/F Hong Kong House, 17-19 Wellington Street, Central

Shanghai Lao Lao

Noodles in Spicy Sesame & Peanut Soup with Minced Plant-based Meat

Shanghai Lao Lao has chosen four of its all-time best-selling dishes: Xiaolongbao, Noodles in spicy sesame & peanut soup, Braised Bean Curd & minced Meat, and Sautéed string beans with minced meat, to be recreated using Plant Sifu’s plant-based pork. This takes the menu to new heights by providing a delicious, wholesome alternative to meat. With this collaboration, they wanted to introduce a lighter alternative to Shanghainese cuisine without losing its nourishing satisfaction.

Shanghai Lao Lao, multiple locations including Kin Liong Mansion, 16-30 North St, Kennedy Town


Art-month-special Sushi Platter and ‘Scent of Spring’ & ‘Courtyard Melody’ cocktails

Zuma is taking ‘Food is Art’ to another level. To celebrate Art month and springtime, the contemporary Izakaya is paying tribute to the world of Chinese art and literature, bringing art and food together. A series of art-inspired savory goodness and spring-flavored cocktails, inspired by the “Spring Night (春宵)” poem, is being prepared for guests to enjoy the night under the scenic beauty of spring. Available from 6th to 31st March.

Zuma, Level 5 & 6 Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central

The Baker & The Bottleman

New quintessential British bakes

A modern sustainable bakery by day and natural wine bar by night, The Baker & The Bottleman brings a refreshing take on quintessential British bakes at the gourmet and lifestyle oasis of Wan Chai’s Lee Tung Avenue. With the appointment of the bakery’s new Head Chef, Benjamin Lee, they unveil a brand new menu of pastries and baked goods available for dine-in and takeaway.

The Baker & The Bottleman, Shop G14-15, G/F, F15A, 1/F, Lee Tung Avenue, 200 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai

Featured image by Kyle Head.