Table Talk

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 03 January, 2013, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 03 January, 2013, 9:06am

Angelini Italian restaurant at the Kowloon Shangri-La in Tsim Sha Tsui is featuring the cuisine of Abruzzo in a promotion that runs until the end of March. The menu changes monthly and, for January, the five-course set menu includes a choice for the pasta course of home-made chitarra pasta with l'Aquila black truffle and Farindola and cacio cheeses, or half rigatoni pasta with baby scampi, cherry tomatoes and Chieti hills extra virgin olive oil; and a choice for the main of Adriatic Sea seafood platter or lamb skewer with friggitelli spinach sauce and Frantoio d'Onofrio olive oil powder. The dinner is HK$880 plus 10 per cent, or HK$1,240 with a wine pairing. Bookings: 2733 8988

Kaetsu at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong is serving Japanese hotpot dishes until the end of the month. Dishes include chicken dumplings in soya milk paper hotpot, with ingredients such as minced chicken balls, bean curd sheets and sesame tofu; and Hokkaido hotpot with salmon, king crab, scallops, cuttlefish and home-made bean curd. Bookings: 2584 7722

Hotel Nikko in Tsim Sha Tsui will hold cooking classes this month and next. The two-hour classes, taught in Cantonese, focus on Chinese dishes (such as deep-fried crab claws stuffed with minced shrimp, and scrambled eggs with fish maw and crab meat) on Tuesday, January 8, and Japanese on February 19 (dishes include stewed clams in sake, assorted tempura). The price of HK$485 includes lunch. Bookings: 2313 4222

The City Café at The Cityview Hotel in Yau Ma Tei has seafood on the dinner buffet until the end of January. Dishes include tiger prawn and mango Newburg; crawfish jambalaya; Hong Kong-style shrimp toast; shrimp and bacon skewers with béarnaise sauce and tandoori prawns. The buffet is HK$468 plus 10 per cent (HK$428 for seniors, HK$368 for children). Bookings: 2783 3287