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Hong Kong menu specials: Thai Malaysian, Spanish and Sichuan

Songkran treats at Soul Food, laksa and durian at Cafe on the 1st, paella and churros at Three on Canton, and spicy Sichuan with French wine at The Regal Palace are among the culinary delights for foodies

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 05 April, 2017, 1:30pm
UPDATED : Tuesday, 24 October, 2017, 2:03pm

Soul Food Thai restaurant in SoHo is celebrating Songkran (the Thai new year) with some special dishes that are available from April 13-30. The dishes include clear beef curry with dill and pumpkin; beef larb with aromatic spices and northern herbs; spicy green chicken curry with fresh rice noodles and condiments; and rice salad with crispy sweet pork, herbs, sour mango and shrimp paste. Information: 2177 3544

Chef Kamarudin Bin Dali, better known as Chef Din, from the Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur, will be cooking Malaysian specialities on the dinner buffet at Cafe on the 1st at the Excelsior Hotel in Causeway Bay from April 13 to May 12. The selection includes beef rendang with Malaysian spices; bakuteh; Penang assam laksa; satay; and durian desserts such as D24 durian cheesecakes; deep-fried D24 durian dumpling; and green bean soup with sago and durian. The dinner buffet is HK$538 plus 10 per cent (HK$338 for children) Monday to Thursday and HK$638 plus 10 per cent (HK$338 for children) Friday to Sunday and the eve and day of public holidays. Bookings: 2837 6781

Three on Canton at the Gateway Hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui is featuring Spanish dishes on its dinner buffet until the end of April. The buffet includes Serrano ham; seafood paella; ox tripe stewed with chorizo; Spanish omelette; and churros with chocolate. The dinner buffet is HK$598 plus 10 per cent (HK$398 for children) Monday to Thursday and HK$648 plus 10 per cent (HK$468 for children) Friday to Sunday and the eve and day of public holidays. Bookings: 2113 7828

The Regal Palace at the Regal Hongkong Hotel in Causeway Bay is pairing Sichuan dishes with French wines. Available until April 29, the eight-course dinner with wine is HK$688 plus 10 per cent, and includes poached grouper fillet with Sichuan spicy sauce paired with the Domaine Pierre Brecht Alsace Pinot Noir 2014; and dan dan noodles with foie gras served with the Domaine des Bernardins Muscat de Beaumes de Venise 2013. Bookings: 2837 1773