Hong Kong menu specials: Kobe beef, Yunnan mushrooms, and Italian and French wine dinners
Have some fungi fun at Cuisine Cuisine and sample Ceretto wines at Dot Cod, grand cru Chateau Angelus at Tin Lung Heen and top-notch wagyu at Nobu
Cuisine Cuisine at the Mira hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui is serving Yunnan mushrooms until September 17. The à la carte selection includes baked lobster with fresh porcini, portobello mushrooms and black pepper; flamed chicken with morels and onions; sauté M9 Australian wagyu beef chuck with black termite mushrooms and garlic; and winter melon soup with matsutake, sliced conch and honey locust fruit. Bookings: 2315 5222
Dot Cod restaurant in Central is featuring Italian Ceretto wines at a dinner on August 5. The five-course dinner is HK$888 plus 10 per cent and includes whole roast quail stuffed with fennel, pine nuts and sausage with creamy pecorino polenta, served with the Ceretto Langhe Rosso Monsordo 2014; and Ligurian seafood stew with the winery’s Barbaresco 2013 and Barolo 2012. Bookings: 2810 6988
Tin Lung Heen at the Ritz-Carlton in Kowloon is serving Chateau Angelus grand cru classé on a wine dinner that’s available until the end of September.
The six-course Chinese dinner is HK$2,888 plus 10 per cent and includes wok-fried lobster with spring onions paired with the Domaine Corinne and Jean-Pierre Grossot Chablis 1er Cru Les Fourneaux 2014; while the main course of pan-fried beef fillet with black pepper and matsutake mushrooms is served with the No 3 d’Angelus Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2008 and Le Carillon d’Angelus Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2012; for an additional HK$680 the wine is upgraded to Chateau Angelus 1er Grand Cru Classé A 2014. The dinner is available for a minimum of two. Bookings: 2263 2270
On its latest culinary tour of Japan, Nobu restaurant at the InterContinental hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui is featuring the famed Kobe beef. The seven-course meal starts with taco santen mori with shiso, wasabi and jalapeno (above); and has a main course of roasted rib eye with leek ash and anticucho miso. The dinner is HK$1,688 plus 10 per cent. Bookings: 2313 2323