PUBLISHED : Thursday, 26 July, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 26 July, 2012, 12:00am


Chinese - General

Above & Beyond

28/F Hotel Icon, 17 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East. Tel: 3400 1318. Signature dishes: oolong tea-smoked egg with black truffles, marinated shredded duck, chicken and jellyfish with cantaloupe and honeydew, pan-seared Kagoshima pork belly with raisins and osmanthus, glutinous rice steamed with coral crab. $$$$$

Celestial Court

2/F Sheraton Hotel & Towers, 20 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2369 1111 ext 3991. Signature dishes: braised bean curd-skin rolls filled with assorted vegetables and mushrooms, Peking duck, roasted suckling pig, braised golden duck stuffed with eight treasures, mango pudding with gold leaf. $$$

The Chairman

18 Kau U Fong, Central. Tel: 2555 2202. Signature dishes: steamed flower crab with aged Shaoxing wine and fragrant oil, crispy small yellow croakers (above), pan-fried minced pork cake with salted fish. $$$$


2/F Rosedale on the Park, 8 Shelter Street, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2127 8818. Signature dishes: stir-fried crab with salted egg yolk, minced roasted goose with mixed vegetables and pine nuts wrapped in lettuce leaves, braised rice vermicelli with roasted duck and preserved vegetables. $$

Chuan Shang Long (Sichuan and Shanghai)

3/F Zhongda Building, 38-40 Haiphong Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2377 4567. Signature dishes: fish fillet in spicy oil, crab with glutinous oil, chicken pot with 10 herbs and spices. $$$

Di King Heen

3/F Royal Plaza Hotel, 193 Prince Edward Road West, Mong Kok. Tel: 2622 6162. Signature dishes: steamed cucumber rings filled with diced chicken and fungus, baked eggplant stuffed with scallop, bacon and onion topped with black pepper coconut sauce, Royal Plaza roasted goose. $$-$$$

Din Tai Fung (Taiwanese)

Shop 130 & Restaurant C, 3/F Silvercord, 30 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2730 6928. (Branch in Causeway Bay, tel: 3160 8998.) Signature dishes: xiao long bao, hot-and-sour soup, preserved duck's tongue with Shaoxing wine, chopped wild vegetables with bean curd and sesame oil, braised beef brisket with noodle soup, egg fried rice served with deep-fried pork chop. $$

Fan Tang

(Cantonese and Sichuan)

G/F & 1/F Bright Star Mansion, 93-95 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay, Tel: 2890 3339. Signature dishes: sauteed minced Chinese spinach with dried shrimp, pan-fried green pepper with minced fish paste, pork ribs in pepper soup, deep-fried chicken, stir-fried lettuce with Tai O shrimp paste in clay pot, sliced beef in Sichuan chilli soup. $$$$$

Festive China

Shop 29, LG1, Festival Walk, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong. Tel: 2180 8908. Signature dishes: fried chicken with dried chillies, steamed mandarin fish with shredded pork, deep-fried mutton leg in spicy salt. $$-$$$

Fu Sing Seafood Restaurant

1/F, 68 Yee Wo Street, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2504 4228. (Branch in Wan Chai, tel: 2893 0881.) Signature dishes: char siu, pan-fried prawns with salted egg yolk, bean curd with pig's tripe in clay pot, 'so good' fried crystal noodles, spinach in superior soup. $$$

The Golden Bauhinia

G/F Expo Galleria, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai. Tel: 2582 7728. Signature dishes: deep-fried crab meat and bacon, deep-fried chicken marinated with garlic sauce, sauteed lobster with partridge mash and crispy lobster balls, wok-fried veal fillet with black pepper sauce and crispy vermicelli. $$-$$$

Hakka Ye Ye

2/F Parekh House, 63 Wyndham Street, Central. Tel: 2537 7060. (Branch in Causeway Bay, tel: 2577 8018.) Signature dishes: stir-fried pig's stomach with pickled mustard greens, Hakka fried milk balls, stir-fried prawns with braised cucumbers. $$

He Jiang (Sichuan and Huaiyang)

1/F Cosmopolitan Hotel Hong Kong, 387-397 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai. Tel: 3167 7833. Signature dishes: sliced pork with chilli and garlic sauce, crispy river shrimp, braised bamboo shoots, crab with salted egg yolk, ma po doufu. $$$

Heaven on Earth

6 Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2367 8428. Signature dishes: stir-fried prawns with crab roe and asparagus, marinated sweet and sour spare ribs, wonton with garlic and chilli soy. $$-$$$

Hee Kee

379 Jaffe Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2893 7565. Signature dishes: crab with chilli and garlic, deep-fried squid. $$


28/F One Peking, 1 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 3428 8342. Signature dishes: crispy lamb loin, baby bamboo clams marinated in rice wine, garlic, chilli and soy, baby geoduck in rose wine and soy sauce, fried prawns with salted egg yolk and crab roe sauce, jade vegetable in ginger sauce (below). $$$$-$$$$$

Jasmine (contemporary Chinese)

Shop G25, Festival Walk, Kowloon Tong.

Tel: 2333 0222. Signature dishes: flaming veal shank with chestnuts and dates, wok-fried eggplant, shrimp on pink soba noodles, squid in salted egg yolk, jasmine creme br?lee. $$-$$$

Jiang Shan Xiao

Shop 2B, 1/F Retail Podium, Lippo Centre, 89 Queensway, Admiralty. Tel: 2810 6921. Signature dishes: double-boiled pig's lung soup with almonds, deep-fried prawn coated with salted egg yolk, chilled Sichuan-style spicy chicken. $$-$$$

Joyous One

20/F The One, 100 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2697 3001. Signature dishes: Chiu Chow loh sui meats, vegetable casserole, egg white skin dumplings with diced scallops and jade vegetable, braised goose web with fish maw in abalone sauce (above). $$

Kin's Kitchen

9 Tsing Fung Street, Tin Hau. Tel: 2571 0913. Signature dishes: chicken smoked with rose petals, duck stuffed with glutinous rice, beans stuffed with minced fish, fried prawns with walnuts. $$-$$$

King's Dumpling

Shop 304-305 Windsor House, 311 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2890 6366. (Branch in Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2489 8066.) Signature dishes: crystal eggs, xiao long bao, shredded water bamboo. $-$$

Loong Yuen

B1, Holiday Inn Golden Mile, 50 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2315 1006. Signature dishes: scrambled egg white with fresh crab claws, steamed bean curd stuffed with whole conpoy, fried rice with shrimps and shrimp paste, Peking duck, sauteed fresh prawns with soy sauce. $$$

Lychee Garden Chinese Restaurant

1/F Metropark Hotel, 22 Lai Chi Kok Road, Mong Kok. Tel: 2397 9609. Signature dishes: dim sum, steamed egg custard with assorted seafood in pumpkin. $$

Maureen (modern noodles)

11 Hing Wan Street, Wan Chai. Tel: 2915 2261. Signature dishes: chicken noodles, braised abalone noodles, noodles with wine egg and Spanish ham. $-$$

Nanhai No 1

30/F iSquare, 63 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui.

Tel: 2487 3688. Signature dishes: duck's tongue with XO sauce, king prawns with bang sauce, pan-fried chicken with fungus and Chinese herbs (below). $$$

Regal Court (Cantonese and Sichan)

2/F Regal Kowloon Hotel, 71 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2313 8681. Signature dishes: crispy chicken smoked with tea leaves, sauteed prawns with roasted pork wrapped with chicken liver in honey sauce, deep-fried crispy duck stuffed with glutinous rice and preserved meat. $$

Seventh Heaven Beijing & Shanghai Restaurant

2/F, 15 Knutsford Terrace, Kimberley Plaza, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2316 2288. Signature dishes: Sichuan-style shredded chicken and fun pei with peanut sauce and chilli oil, Shanghainese pan-fried dumplings, red prawns with red chilli, Beijing-style coiled bread. $$$

Sha Tin 18

4/F Hyatt Regency Sha Tin, 18 Chak Cheung Street, Sha Tin. Tel: 3723 7931. Signature dishes: Peking duck, roasted pork belly, mustard greens with bean curd and shallots, crisp river sprats with shrimp, chives and peanuts, candied longan peanut brownie with sesame ice cream. $$$-$$$$

Shu Zhai

80 Stanley Main Street, Stanley. Tel: 2813 0123. Signature dishes: eggplant with shallots, garlic and bean sprouts, stir-fried clams with red peppers (below). $$$

Shui Hu Ju

68 Peel Street, Central. Tel: 2869 6927. Signature dishes: crispy lamb shank, vegetarian roll with fresh tofu skin, deep-fried chicken with Sichuan chilli. $$$

Summer Palace

Level 5, Island Shangri-La, Pacific Place, Admiralty. Tel: 2820 8552. Signature dishes: deep-fried dumplings, scrambled egg white with scallops and crab, deep-fried prawns stuffed with shrimp mousse in spicy salt. $$$$-$$$$$

Taiwan Yiping Huadiao Chicken (seafood and hotpot)

2/F Top View Mansion, 10 Canal Road West, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2302 1999. Signature dishes: razor clams in black bean sauce, huadiao chicken stew, preserved egg and coriander soup hotpot. $$$

Tien Heung Lau

18C Austin Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2366 2414. Signature dishes: smoked yellow fish, fried frog's legs, chicken wrapped in lotus leaf, hairy crab roe with noodles. $$$$$

Tim Ho Wan (all-day dim sum)

G/F Phase 2, Tsui Yuen Mansion, 2-20 Kwong Wa Street, Mong Kok. Tel: 2332 2896. (Branch in Sham Shui Po, tel: 2788 1226; Central, tel: 2332 3078). Signature dishes: baked buns with barbecue pork, Chiu Chow-style steamed dumplings, fresh shrimp dumplings, rice flour rolls with pig's liver, chicken feet with black beans. $

Tsui Hang Village

2/F New World Tower, 16-18 Queen's Road Central, tel: 2524 2012. (Branch in Sai Kung, tel: 2719 4768; Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2376 2882). Signature dishes: steamed spotted garoupa with hasma, sauteed lobster with egg white and milk, braised vegetables with Chinese ham and bamboo pith, fried rice with dried conpoy, glazed barbecued pork (below). $$$

Under Bridge Spicy Crab

421 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2834 6818. (Branches in Wan Chai, tel: 2834 6268, 2893 1289.) Signature dishes: Under Bridge spicy crab, typhoon shelter crab, steamed bamboo clams with garlic, milk fish soup with mung bean vermicelli. $$$

Victoria City

2/F Sun Hung Kai Centre, 30 Harbour Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2827 9938. (Branch in Central, tel: 2877 2211.) Signature dishes: xiao long bao with hairy crab roe, rice noodle sheets with XO sauce, snails with chilli and Chinese rice wine. $$$

Xi Yan Sweets

8 Wing Fung Street, Wan Chai. Tel: 2833

6299. (Branch in Taikoo Shing, tel: 2380 0919 [Xi Yan East].) Signature dishes: Japanese greenhouse tomatoes with sesame sauce, Sichuan spicy chicken with mung bean noodles, preserved eggs and peanuts, fried soft-shell crabs with plum sauce, glutinous custard rice dumplings, jasmine tea ice cream, ginkgo ice cream. $$

Yun Fu

Basement, 43-55 Wyndham Street, Central. Tel: 2116 8855. Signature dishes: pork kidney with chilli and ginger padi, crispy yun fu-style lamb ribs, wok-fried fish fillet with salted egg yolks. $$$$


Shop 003, LG/F One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty. Tel: 2845 4555. Signature dishes: crispy skin roasted pork, steamed shrimp dumplings. $$-$$$

Zhe Jiang Heen

2/F and 3/F Kiu Fu Commercial Building, 300-306 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2877 9011. Signature dishes: small yellow croakers in wine, golden prawn ball with salted egg yolk, fish head with chillies, crispy deep-fried chicken. $$$


Bombay Dreams

4/F Carfield Commercial Building, 75-77 Wyndham Street, Central. Tel: 2971 0001. Signature dishes: tandoori prawns, tandoori platter, lamb masala, prawn biryani. $$-$$$


27 Yik Yam Street, Happy Valley. Tel: 2834 6565. Signature dishes: butter chicken in cream and tomato sauce, chicken vindaloo (above), prawns in a mild cream and coconut sauce, classic lentil dhal, palak paneer of house-made cottage cheese and spinach. $$

Cinnamon Authentic Indian Restaurant and Bar

Unit B, 2/F, 7-17 Amoy Street, Wan Chai. Tel: 2572 9696. Signature dishes: tandoori fish tikka, tandoori lamb chops, chicken tikka masala. $$

Ganga's Fine Indian Cuisine

LG/F, 57-59 Wyndham Street, Central. Tel: 2537 7933. Signature dishes: vegetable samosas, fish tikka, chicken Jalfarezi, aloo gobi. $$-$$$

Gaylord Indian Restaurant

1/F Ashley Centre, 23-25 Ashley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2376 1001. Signature dishes: vegetable samosas, fish tikka, tandoori mixed grill. $$$

The Great Indian Kebab Factory

Shop 8, Level 2, Miramar Shopping Centre, 132 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2317 7008. Signature dishes: mackerel marinated in cream cheese with dill leaves, meat beli ram, fried prawns in tandoori spices. $$$

India Restaurant and Bar

6/F, 10 Prat Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2366 6591. Signature dishes: muteer paneer (green peas with cubed cottage cheese), lacha paratha, buttered naan. $$

India Today

3/F Lyton Building, 36-38 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2311 8077. Signature dishes: samosas, onion bhajia, ravi onion dosa, sev puri, butter paneer masala. $$

Ista Bar & Grill

2/F Onfem Tower, 29 Wyndham Street, Central Tel: 8108 0807. Signature dishes: mulligatawny, chicken biriyani, pani puri, sev puri. $$$


1/F Amber Lodge, 23 Hollywood Road, Central. Tel: 3105 5300. Signature dishes: fennel-infused pink salmon tikka, sandalwood-enriched chicken breast, French beans with grated coconut. $$$


21 Man Nin Street, Sai Kung. Tel: 2574 7477. (Branch in Wan Chai, tel: 2527 3776.) Signature dishes: Bengali fish curry, achari fish, dahl makhani. $$

Khana Khazana

1/F Dannies House, 20 Luard Road, Wan Chai. Tel: 2520 5308. Signature dishes: vegetarian tandoori, mysore masala dosa. $$

Tandoor Indian Restaurant

1/F Lyndhurst Tower, 1 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Tel: 2845 2262. Signature dishes: sev puri, paneer tikka, aloo gobi, baigan bertha. $$-$$$


Ambrosia Oyster Bar & Grill

Shop 2802, 28/F iSquare, 63 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2368 6901, 2368 6902. Signature dishes: fresh oysters, pan-fried salmon with lemon butter sauce, baked crab shell, lobster linguine, oven-baked Ambrosia crab shells, Earl Grey creme br?lee. $$$$$

The Boathouse

88 Stanley Main Street, Stanley. Tel: 2813 4467. Signature dishes: chilled seafood platter, surf'n'turf. $$$

DotCod Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar

Basement, Prince's Building, 10 Chater Road, Central. Tel: 2810 6988. Signature dishes: crab cakes, soft-shell crabs, oysters on the half shell. $$$$-$$$$$

Fish Bar

Level 7, JW Marriott Hotel, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty. Tel: 2841 3858. Signature dishes: jumbo shrimp cocktail, pan-fried New Zealand snapper, Caesar salad, fish sandwiches, bucket of New Zealand mussels. $$$$

Island Seafood & Oyster Bar

10 Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2312 6663. Signature dishes: fresh oysters from around the world. $$$

Lobster Bar and Grill

Level 6, Island Shangri-La, Pacific Place, Admiralty. Tel: 2820 8560. Signature dishes: Boston lobster salad with cauliflower, lobster bisque, traditional seafood platter, lobster tartare on cucumber carpaccio with lemon yogurt dressing, Thai-style lobster curry. $$$$-$$$$$

Okaki Oyster Bar

128 Tung Lo Wan Road, Tai Hang. Tel: 2578 2826. Signature dishes: fresh oysters, lobster with white truffle sauce, grilled eggplant. $$$$$

Oyster and Wine Bar

18/F Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel and Towers, 20 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2369 1111 ext 3145. Signature dishes: oysters on the half shell (above), crab cakes. $$$$

Oyster 18

18 Tsing Fung Street, Tin Hau. Tel: 2570 0208. Signature dishes: fresh oysters, seafood linguine, braised lamb shank with madeira and porcini. $$$$

Oyster Talks Seafood and Wine Bar

Shop 4, G/F, 18 Yik Yam Street, Happy Valley. Tel: 2295 6848. Signature dishes: lobster bisque with brandy, crisp duck leg confit with sauteed seasonal vegetables, basil oil and aged port wine reduction, warm chocolate flan with vanilla ice cream. $$$$


25 Stanley Main Road, Stanley. Tel: 2899 0818. Signature dishes: salt-and-pepper squid with chilli and avocado salsa, mixed seafood platter for two, cod fillet with roasted cherry tomatoes. $$$$


G/F, 238 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan. Tel: 2517 8322. Signature dishes: French blue mussels with caramelised onion jus, squid ink spaghetti with Scottish razor clams (above), oyster shooters. $$$$-$$$$$


48 D'Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong. Tel: 2845 5533. (Branch in Elements, tel: 2196 8098.) Signature dishes: platter of deep-fried seafood, chicken and potato skins, Alaskan king crab legs, surf'n'turf. $$$


Bo Innovation (modern cuisine with an Asian twist)

Shop 13, 2/F J Residence, 18 Ship Street, Wan Chai. Tel: 2850 8371. Signature dishes: smoked quail eggs with crispy taro crust and caviar, wagyu beef with black truffle cheung fun, cauliflower risotto with black truffles, crispy aromatic duck with green salad, lemon sabayon tart. $$$$$

Cafe Deco (Western and Asian)

Levels 1 and 2 Peak Galleria, 118 Peak

Road, The Peak. Tel: 2849 5111. Signature dishes: tandoori sea bass fillet, foie gras hand roll for two, grilled chicken breast, creme br?lee. $$$-$$$$

Donka Diner

11/F Stanley 11, 11 Stanley Street, Central. Tel: 2811 5611. Signature dishes: Donka salad platter, five-colour vegetables in chicken soup, grilled beef tongue, grilled butter corn. $$

Dragon-I (Japanese and Chinese)

UG/F The Centrium, 60 Wyndham Street, Central. Tel: 3110 1222. Signature dishes: truffle spring roll, deep-fried prawn uni ball, toro tartare, Peking duck, deep-fried golden chicken, wok-fried string beans with Chinese black olives. $$$-$$$$

L'Eclipse (Chinese, Asian and Western)

Upper Lobby Level, Langham Hong Kong,

8 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui (below). Tel: 2375 1133. Signature dishes: Singaporean lobster laksa, Peking wok-fried chilli lamb with scallions. $$$$$

I Thai (Thai and Vietnamese)

13-15 Cleveland Street, Causeway Bay.

Tel: 2504 3930. (Branch in Tsing Yi, tel: 2433 0848.) Signature dishes: Thai-style spicy beef salad, sweet and sour king prawn on sizzling platter, baked seafood rice in coconut shell, braised eggplant with minced pork and chilli sauce. $$$

Ka Ma Do (Japanese and Italian)

Unit 802, 8/F One Peking, 1 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2269 5051. Signature dishes: uni sashimi, goose liver sushi, spaghetti with uni sauce, raw tuna sushi, mushroom with stuffed pork on skewers, Ka Ma Do salad with sushi. $$-$$$


1/F One Knutsford, 1 Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2317 7887. Signature dishes: smoked duck breast with caramelised apple and strawberry timbale, Cajun chicken and prawn organic buckwheat pizza, double-thick pork schnitzel with wild mushroom and red wine sauce. $$

Pearl on the Peak (modern Australian)

Shop 2, Level 1, The Peak Tower, 128 Peak Road. Tel: 2849 5123. Signature dishes: pearl meat with shiitake mushrooms, chive buds, ginger and soy, peppered sea bass with fresh green peppercorns and caramelised onion mashed potato, avocado and fresh crabmeat salad, Valrhona chocolate souffle with caramel tart and coffee bean ice cream. $$$$$

The Place

(Mediterranean and Asian)

Lobby, Langham Place Mong Kok, 555 Shanghai Street, Mong Kok. Tel: 3552 3200. Signature dishes: Hainan chicken rice, lobster tomato angel hair, baked codfish with simmered fruits and balsamic reduction, chef's salad with lavender-marinated salmon. $$$

Prince Restaurant (Cantonese and Japanese)

11/F One Peking, 1 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2366 1308. Signature dishes: braised abalone in soy sauce. $$

Soho Spice (Vietnamese and Thai)

47B Elgin Street, SoHo, Central. Tel: 2521 1600. Signature dishes: grilled beef tenderloin in red coconut curry with okra, seafood in green coconut curry with basil, grilled king prawns with garlic and fragrant tomato broth, roasted red duck curry (below). $$-$$$

Spice Restaurant and Bar (Thai, Indian and Malaysian)

2/F, 1 Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2191 9880. Signature dishes: seafood pomelo salad, tandoori Pacific black cod tikka, five-spice lamb shank, Asian okra with green mango. $$$

Suzuki Tokyo Cafe Bistro (Japanese-European)

Level 12, Langham Place, 8 Argyle Street, Mong Kok. Tel: 2392 3386. (Branches in Harbour City, tel: 2375 6262; The One, tel: 3586 0650; Sheung Wan, tel: 2854 1616.) Signature dishes: Japanese pork and sliced ginger crispy pizza, pasta with mushrooms and chicken in teriyaki sauce, bite-size rice burger with mushrooms, home-style black sesame tofu, Japanese scallops with squid-ink sauce pasta. $$

Taj Bar & Restaurant (Indian and Western)

4-5 Wo On Lane, Lan Kwai Fong. Tel: 2522 6061. Signature dishes: chicken kebabs marinated in cashew nut garlic sauce, deep-fried marinated and battered fish, prawn curry with capsicum, onion and tomato, barbecued lamb chops, Indian ice cream. $$

A Touch of Spice (Thai and Vietnamese)

1/F, 10 Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui.

Tel: 2312 1118. Signature dishes: Vietnamese barbecued eel with lemon grass, baked curry chicken in fresh bread. $$$

Towngas Avenue (European fusion)

59-65 Paterson Street, Causeway Bay. Tel: 2367 2710. (Branch in Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2367 2713.) Signature dishes: French goose liver with cinnamon apple in

balsamic reduction, crayfish bisque, lobster linguine with sun-dried tomato, wild mushrooms, bean sprouts in tomato pesto sauce, grilled Australian wagyu beef with porcini gravy. $$$


Blue Smoke Bar-B-Que

3/F Grand Progress Building, 15-16 Lan Kwai Fong. Tel: 2816 9018. Signature dishes: Mississippi masala fries, cornmeal-crusted catfish goujons with Cajun remoulade, USDA prime beef brisket. $$$

The Bostonian

B1, Langham Hotel, 8 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2375 1133 ext 2070. Signature dishes: Boston clam chowder, tomato tartare with seared scallops, duck 'two ways', grilled rack of lamb, lobster fricassee, langham smoked salmon (above). $$$$

California Vintage

77 Wyndham Street, Central. Tel: 2525 9808. Signature dishes: tacos with carnitas and salsa roja, Baja fish tacos, Laura Chenel goat cheese with roasted piquillo peppers. $$

Dan Ryan's Chicago Grill

112 Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty. Tel: 2845 4600. (Branches in Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2735 6111; Kowloon Tong, tel: 2265 8811.) Signature dishes: potato skins, nachos, American beef burger with coleslaw and fries, hot apple pie with ice cream. $$-$$$

Grand Central Bar & Grill

Shop R001, 3/F and 4/F Civic Square, Elements, 1 Austin Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2736 4888. Signature dishes: lobster club sandwich, barbecued baby back ribs, key lime pie. $$$

Hard Rock Cafe

LG/F, LKF Tower, 55 D'Aguilar Street, Central. Tel: 2111 3777. Signature dishes: hickory smoked wings, SOB (south of the border) burger, mac & cheese, hot wings with blue cheese sauce. $$

JW's California

5/F JW Marriott Hotel, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty. Tel: 2841 3889. Signature dishes: Kagoshima steaks char-grilled with truffled potato puree and merlot glaze, Boston lobster (left). $$$$-$$$$$

Magnolia (Cajun and creole)

Shop 5, 17 Po Yan Street, Sheung Wan. Tel: 2530 9880. Signature dishes: gumbo, soft-shell crabs amandine, jambalaya, pecan pie with chocolate bourbon whipped cream. $$$$

Main Street Deli

Lower Lobby, Langham Hotel, 8 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2375 1133 ext 7883. Signature dishes: Reuben sandwich, Brooklyn salad, Gotham City pizza, matzoh ball soup, blue-ribbon beef burger. $$$

Red Bar & Restaurant

Level Four, Two IFC, 8 Finance Street, Central. Tel: 8129 8882. Signature dishes: Chilean sea bass and crispy prawns with sea urchin sauce, spicy crusted tuna with rocket, fennel and olive salsa. $$$$-$$$$$

Westwood Carvery

2 Wo On Lane, Lan Kwai Fong, Central. Tel: 2869 8111. Signature dishes: Seattle clam chowder, grilled vegetable salad. $$$$