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PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 19 June, 2013, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 18 June, 2013, 10:08pm


Chef Arron Rhodes now helms DotCod Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar in LANDMARK PRINCE'S. Originally from Britain, Rhodes previously worked in the Maldives, Belgium and Britain. He will continue the restaurant's policy of only using sustainable seafood on the menu, the first in Hong Kong to do so.

The young chef has already made his mark in the restaurant by adding some new items on the menu, including Chilean sea bass with fresh summer peas and broad beans, roasted grelot onions and fermented black garlic cream, and Scottish brill with burned yellow carrot, cauliflower purée, Thai shallots, cracked wheat and Borage flowers. For reservations, call 2810 6988.



NOBU InterContinental Hong Kong and Cloudy Bay Vineyards present a wine dinner on June 21, showcasing the restaurant's new-style Japanese cuisine.

A full range of Cloudy Bay wines can be sampled - including sparkling wine, sauvignon blancs, chardonnay, pinot noir and riesling - with an eight-course menu presented by chef Erik Idos for HK$1,288. The menu includes amaebi, shimaebi sashimi with yuzu honey, steamed sea bass with yuzu olive oil, king crab tempura with ponzu, and pork kakuni with sweet soy. Arnaud Mirey, wine ambassador from Moët Hennessy Diageo, will represent the vineyard and introduce the wines.

For reservations or further information, call 2313 2323 or e-mail



Bonnae Gokson's popular C'est La B has opened its third location in Harbour City. Fans of the cakery will be able to indulge in the selection of famous cakes and other savoury items on Kowloon side. There are bentos of noodles and pastas as well as dishes featuring Korean, Japanese and regional Chinese cuisines. Other items added include hot cakes served with scrambled eggs and crispy bacon, and banana and maple crunch on apple compote with cinnamon and ice cream. Favourites from the Pacific Place outlet, such as the rainbow club sandwich, are also on the menu in this butterfly-themed eatery at shop G111, G/F, Gateway Arcade, Harbour City, 3102 2838.



Diners can sample authentic Argentinian fare from June 28 to July 6 at The Lounge in the Four Seasons Hong Kong. Nicolas Diaz, chef at Elena in the newly opened Four Seasons Buenos Aires, will present an abridged menu. Dishes include Patagonian spider crab salpicón with red onion, Córdoba capers, hard-boiled egg and tomatoes; roasted Patagonian lamb with corn humita and cachi pepper oil; and dulce de leche Panqueques with vanilla ice cream. For reservations, call 3196 8820 or e-mail