DAN RYAN'S CHICAGO GRILL Shop 114, Pacific Place, Admiralty, 28454600 www.danryans.com Cuisine American-Chicago Specialities US Steak, seafood, ribs, burgers Wine 20+ international choices Average food cost HK$150 Hours Mon-Fri 11am-midnight; Sat-Sun & PH 10am-midnight Fans swear by the ribs and seafood, and say the burgers are the best in town. A great respite from taxingly glamorous Pacific Place. DOMANI Level 4, Pacific Place, Admiralty, 21111197 www.domani.hk Cuisine Italian Specialities Marche-style fruits of the sea, roast pigeon, pan-fried sea bass Wine More than 400 wines from HK$320 to HK$19,000, with 20 by the glass Average food cost Lunch HK$350, dinner HK$700 Hours noon-12am Combines the culinary innovations of Italian chef Mauro Uliassi with stunning interior design by award-winning architect Thomas Heatherwick. Serves a fine semi-buffet brunch on Sundays. GRAPPA'S RISTORANTE Shop 132, Level 1, Pacific Place, Admiralty, 28680086 www.elgrande.com.hk Cuisine Home-style Italian Specialities Pizza, steak, seafood, coffee, dessert Wine Italy, California, Australia and France Average food cost Lunch HK$200, dinner HK$300 Hours 9am-midnight This see-and-be-seen venue serves up recipes made of carefully sourced ingredients from Italy, and imported fine cheeses and home-baked bread. JIANG SHAN XIAO Shop 2B, 1/F Retail Podium, Lippo Centre, 89 Queensway, Admiralty, 28106921 www.jiangshanxiao.com.hk Cuisine Cantonese Specialities Buffet, dim sum, seafood, double-boiled soup, pan-fried diced beef with walnuts Wine Red and white, whisky, cognac, vodka, gin and rum Average food cost HK$200 Hours 11.30am-11pm A traditional Chinese restaurant with a creative menu and charming ambience. Outdoor smoking area. JW'S CALIFORNIA Level 5, JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong, Pacific Place, Admiralty, 2810 8366 www.jwmarriotthk.com Cuisine Pacific Rim and Japanese Specialities Sushi, seafood Wine 150+ bottles, mostly Californian and Australian Average food cost Lunch HK$200-HK$300, dinner HK$400-HK$500 Hours Noon-3pm, 6pm-11pm The sushi bar leads into a fine Californian-style restaurant serving imaginative modern American cuisine, some of the fish coming from sustainable sources. LIPPO CHIUCHOW G/F Lippo Centre, Queensway, Admiralty, 25261168 Cuisine Chiu Chow Specialities Poached cold crab Wine Red wine Average food cost HK$150-HK$200 Hours 11.30am-11pm Traditional Chiu Chow dishes with a modern touch in a sophisticated environment. Seasonal specials. METROPOLITAN CAFE LG/F, Shop 008, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, 29180882 www.windy-city.com.hk/windycity/ Cuisine American-New York Deli Specialities Pasta, sandwiches, panini, tossed salad Wine One white, one red from California Average food cost HK$90 Hours 8am-9pm This deli is well suited to high-traffic Pacific Place, with its American breakfasts, rotisserie chicken, paninis and people-watching. NICHOLINI'S 8/F Conrad Hong Kong, Pacific Place, Admiralty, 25213838 ext 8210 www.conradhotels.com Cuisine Northern Italian Specialities Pasta, steak Wine Champagne, white, red, rose and dessert wine from the New and Old World, and China Average food cost Lunch HK$368, dinner HK$698 Hours Mon-Fri noon-3pm, 6.30pm-11pm; Sun 11am-3pm, 6.30pm-11pm Specialises in authentic Northern Italian cuisine, prepared and presented by 'maestro' Giovanni Greggio. PEKING GARDEN LG/F Pacific Place, Admiralty, 28458452 www.maximschinese.com.hk Cuisine Pekingese Specialities Shark's fin, abalone, bird's nest, cold appetiser, boiled soup Wine International Average food cost HK$150-HK$220 Hours 11.30am-4.30pm, 5.30pm-11.30pm Justly renowned for its Peking duck and beggar's chicken, both presented with much tableside ceremony. Also a wide selection of northern dishes. ROKA Shop 002, Level LG1, Pacific Place, Admiralty, 39605988 www.rokarestaurant.com Cuisine Japanese Specialities Grill Wine With 25 available by the glass. There is also a strong representation of sake, shochu and innovative cocktails Average food cost Lunch HK$200-HK$300, dinner HK$350-HK$500 Hours 11.30am-11.30pm ROKA brings its signature Japanese robata grill to Hong Kong, offering a casual, informal and sociable dining concept that goes beyond sashimi, sushi and tempura. RUTH'S CHRIS STEAK HOUSE G/F Lippo Centre, Admiralty, 25229090 www.ruthschris.com Cuisine American steakhouse Specialities Steak, seafood Wine Award-winning list, mainly French, American and Australian Average food cost Lunch HK$200-HK$300, dinner HK$500 Hours Noon-11pm Specialising in the finest quality steak and seafood, served with New Orleans flair in a reassuringly old-fashioned club-like atmosphere. Don't miss the blue crab cakes. YE SHANGHAI Level3, Pacific Place, Admiralty, 29189833 www.elite-concepts.com Cuisine Modern Shanghainese Specialities Dim sum, noodles, seafood, drunken chicken and stir-fried river shrimps, dessert Wine 16 white, 14 red, Chinese wine Average food cost Lunch HK$250, dinner $350 Hours 11.30am-3pm, 6pm-midnight The Ye Shanghai concept embodies the past, present and future. At Ye Shanghai - the name means 'Shanghai nights' - the spirit of old Shanghai lives on.