Steak out

A porterhouse steak at Morton's of Chicago.  Photo: SCMP

We have a new contender for Hong Kong’s biggest and most outrageously expensive steak award.

Thursday, 13 September, 2012, 9:50am

Love me tender

Clockwise from bottom left: the Grand Hyatt Steakhouse; its popular rib-eye steak; diners tuck into a juicy one at Golden Phoenix Restaurant in Prince Edward; Scottish beef steak from the Golden Phoenix; the dining room of the Blue Butcher in Sheung Wan; and its wagyu bone-in rib-eye.Photos: Jonathan Wong, Thomas Yau

Carnevino, Mario Batali's new Italian steakhouse, has opened its doors in Central. Batali says he wants to introduce Hong Kong to the "pungent steaks that Americans love and the Chinese will dig". He may be surprised to find the style has a long history in the city.

15 Aug 2012 - 5:50pm


Morton's Steakhouse has been a favourite of steak lovers in Hong Kong for many years. The Chicago-based chain has a variety of aged (at least three weeks) prime steak cuts on offer, including New York strip, porterhouse, filet mignon, tenderloin, ribeye prime rib roast and bone-in ribeye. Morton's beef comes from the United States and Australia.

14 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Sinking her teeth into the role

Ruth has her Kris Steak House but Morton's has Edie Ames. The Chicago native was appointed president of the steak chain last year, and she just made her first visit to Asia this month to check out operations in Japan, Singapore and the Sheraton Hotel outlet in Hong Kong. She is the first female president of the chain, which has more than 4,000 employees and 69 restaurants.

15 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Steakhouse is looking for a manager

A challenging management role targets born leaders who are not afraid to get their hands dirty. As part of its expansion programme, an international restaurant chain is seeking to welcome a general manager on its Hong Kong team.

A United States-based chain with 900 outlets around the globe, Outback Steakhouse operates four restaurants in the SAR.

2 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Upmarket steakhouse shuts as downturn devours profits

Upmarket American steakhouse Morton's of Chicago has shut its Lan Kwai Fong restaurant after less than two years, blaming the sluggish economy.

The 20 employees only learned of the closure on Tuesday when the restaurant closed its doors.

31 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

Just Tasting

It was a novel experience, having to pick our jaws off the floor before we could eat. But the slabs of meat on our plates made such a display of awe completely appropriate.

3 Mar 2000 - 12:00am

Ruth serves up sizzling steaks

IT is unlikely that Ruth's Chris Steak House will ever have to worry about being accused of false advertising.

Billing itself as the 'Home of Serious Steak' is an understatement as the American restaurant chain serves up meals that could make a serious carnivore almost giddy.

18 Apr 1999 - 12:00am