Crocodile kebabs are on the menu and so are ostrich medallions as Hong Kong develops a taste for the 'game park' fare of South Africa. Sales of ostrich meat have shot up over the past 18 months and Hong Kong is now South Africa's third-biggest market for the low fat, low cholesterol steaks. And the latest 'theme' restaurant to win rave reviews in Central is the first to serve South African specialties, the appropriately named Mr Rhino's. Although the endangered rhinoceros is definitely not on the menu, numerous other species are. Featured are such dishes as wild boar ribs, braised ostrich, crocodile kebabs and springbok. Vegetarians have alternatives, including ostrich egg salad and pumpkin rice. Meanwhile, the wine list contains perhaps the most extensive range of South African vintages in Hong Kong. The Gallery, a South African barbecue restaurant in Tong Fuk on Lantau island, has attracted a loyal following. Governor Chris Patten is among those who have sought out the eatery. The Royal Garden Hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui East is staging a South African Food Promotion from May 12 to June 1. Executive chef Marcus Moore toured the country for authentic recipes and diners will be entertained by a South African band flown in for the event. South African seafood will feature prominently at Qiao Yuan restaurant in Kimberley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, for three months. Chef Michael Lam will be serving abalone from the icy waters of Cape Province.