Chocolate brunch, tea pairing dinner among Hong Kong dining specials in April

Fish School’s 11-course tasting dinner, Michelin chefs guesting in Repulse Bay, and Beijing specialities among the culinary events this week

PUBLISHED : Monday, 11 April, 2016, 5:02pm
UPDATED : Wednesday, 13 April, 2016, 12:12pm

FeedMe Guru and Fish School in Sai Ying Pun are offering an 11-course tasting dinner for HK$575 from Tuesday to Sunday until the end of April. On the menu are dishes of mantis shrimp popcorn with cured duck yolk; marinated raw crab with sea urchin and Chiu Chow-style rice; and lemon marigold with yogurt and strawberries. Book through the FeedMe Guru website

Guest chefs from the Xidan, Beijing branch of Dong Lai Shun are cooking at Dong Lai Shun in Causeway Bay until April 18. The chefs will be making specialities including braised beef slices with bean curd, pickled vegetables and chilli; stir-fried mutton with scrambled eggs; sautéed prawns in mustard sauce; and yam rolls with red dates and walnuts in osmanthus honey sauce. Bookings: 2763 7038

Wine importer Adega Royale is holding a tasting of its portfolio of more than 80 wines from Portugal and France at the Regal Hongkong hotel on April 21. The entry price of HK$380 includes a HK$100 coupon. It will also have a dinner on April 22, with a five-course meal and a buffet selection of more than 50 wines, where guests can meet the visiting producers. The dinner is HK$980. Bookings: 2517 8080

Paulo Airaudo and Francesco Gasbarro from the Michelin one-star La Bottega in Switzerland and Agustin Balbi of The Ocean in Repulse Bay have collaborated on a six-course dinner that’s available at The Ocean until April 16. The dinner, which costs HK$1,288 plus 10 per cent, includes “sea breeze” (scallop, onion purée, roasted onion and consommé) and “first waves” (uni textures, morels, puffed wild rice, white asparagus and shiso flowers). Bookings: 2889 5939

Eclair!, which specialises in chocolates and French pastries, is holding a pop-up brunch on April 17 at Corner Kitchen in Sheung Wan. The brunch, which takes place from 1pm to 4pm, includes a cooking demonstration; eclair and chocolate tasting; savoury and sweet dishes; and HK$500 worth of chocolates to take away. It’s HK$680, or HK$880 with free-flow champagne. Bookings: 9190 1365

Yan Toh Heen at the InterContinental in Tsim Sha Tsui is having a tea discovery dinner on April 15. Tea masters will be on hand to lead guests through a tasting of two rare teas, Pure Dry Warehouse Zhengshan Pu Er Prime Reserved 21 Years Old, and Precious Kunlun Chrysanthemum, which are paired with dishes that include wok-fried grouper fillet with chives; wok-fried wagyu beef with French mustard and wasabi; and oolong sorbet with sweet egg twists. The dinner is HK$1,688 plus 10 per cent. Bookings: 2721 1211