48 Hours: Table Talk
Café Serena at the Hotel Nikko in Tsim Sha Tsui is featuring US Angus beef on its dinner buffet. The selection includes grilled and salted ox tongue skewers with teriyaki sauce (above); roast rib-eye with black pepper sauce; and grilled cubes of beef with garlic, capsicum and Japanese barbecue sauce. The buffet is HK$468, plus 10 per cent (HK$338 for children), Monday to Thursday; and HK$518 plus 10 per cent (HK$368 for children) Friday through Sunday and on public holidays. Bookings: 2313 4222.
Vi restaurant at the Regal Riverside Hotel in Sha Tin is serving skate wing until the end of the month. Dishes include roasted skate wing with basil leaves; teppanyaki skate wing with herbs and shrimp paste; deep-fried skate wing with green peppercorns and garlic (below left); and braised skate wing with herbs and chilli sauce. Bookings: 2132 1151.
Florent Mougin from the Baron Edmond de Rothschild wine estates will host a dinner on July 18 at Whisk restaurant at the Mira hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui. The five-course dinner includes Canadian lobster with soy, ginger and garlic confit paired with the Chateau de Malengin 2008; foie gras with cherries, black pepper and anise with the Chateau des Laurets 2009; and smoked wagyu cheek with baked apple and jalapeno served with the Chateau Clarke 2007. The dinner is HK$960 plus 10 per cent. Bookings: 2315 5999.
Papi restaurant in Tsim Sha Tsui is featuring Italian vegetarian dishes on its menu throughout the summer. Guests can try deep-fried asparagus; spinach salad with slow-cooked Italian egg, grilled eggplant and pine nuts; handmade ravioli filled with ricotta and spinach; and hand-rolled pasta with spicy tomato sauce. Bookings: 2811 2681.
Senzuru Japanese Restaurant at the Harbour Plaza Metropolis in Hung Hom is serving Hokkaido sea urchin until the end of July. The menu lists dishes of sea urchin and crab meat tempura (above); steamed egg custard with sea urchin; sea urchin fried rice with crab meat and cod roe; and grilled king prawn with sea urchin. Bookings: 3160 6898.