Hong Kong restaurant specials: a tapas brunch, mushrooms galore and more

Make a date too for a September dinner featuring Rhone Valley wines, and feast on a Korean and Japanese buffet

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 12 August, 2015, 10:22pm
UPDATED : Wednesday, 12 August, 2015, 10:22pm

Alchemy Restaurant and Lounge in Central has started serving a weekend brunch menu. The eight-course tapas brunch is HK$268 plus 10 per cent, and includes Sichuan pepper roasted duck with honey apple and baby onions; seared scampi with balsamic beetroot and edible flowers (above); Hokkaido scallop with artichoke purée and citrus butter; and venison carpaccio with white asparagus, pickled shallots and shaved truffles. Bookings: 6821 2801

Nicholini's at the Conrad Hotel in Admiralty is featuring berries and porcini mushrooms on its summer menu until the end of August. It includes buffalo ricotta ravioli with snapdragons, porcini and saffron stock; and honey-glazed rack of lamb with grilled porcini and wild berries (below) Bookings: 2822 8801

The Steak House winebar + grill at the InterContinental hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui will have an E Guigal wine dinner on September 9. The four-course dinner is HK$1,888 plus 10 per cent, with food and wine pairings such as pepper-crusted Margaret River lamb loin, beef lasagne and garlic confit with the E. Guigal Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2009; and a main course of charcoal-grilled US prime beef striploin with the Chateau d'Ampuis Cote-Rotie 2010 and Ex Voto Ermitage Rouge 2006. Bookings: 2313 2323

Greens Cafe at the Harbour Plaza North Point is serving Japanese and Korean dishes on the dinner buffet until the end of September. The buffet selection includes deep-fried chicken with Korean spicy sauce and assorted seafood with kimchi in spicy soup (right). The dinner buffet is HK$428 plus 10 per cent (HK$298 for children) Monday to Friday and HK$448 plus 10 per cent (HK$318 for children) Saturday, Sunday and on public holidays. Bookings: 2185 2155

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