As the fifth wave of the pandemic rages on in Hong Kong, brave restaurateurs are still wading into the waters with the belief that better times lay ahead for the city in months to come. While the government is encouraging everyone to stay safe, be smart and remain home right now, here are some exciting new ventures to make a mental note of, to come and try out when restaurant restrictions are a thing of the past. New openings 1. Mosu Undoubtedly one of the most exciting openings in town, Korean sensation Mosu will land in the M+ museum building at the end of the month. The tasting menu-only establishment will bring the spirit of the two Michelin-starred restaurant to Hong Kong with elegant and innovative cuisine. Diners can anticipate menu items such as sesame toasted tofu and Hanwoo beef in mushroom essence. Level 3, M+ Cultural District, 38 Museum Drive, West Kowloon Where to eat in Hong Kong in February – expect tastes of Italy and Japan 2. Chineseology Promising to bring innovative elements to traditional Chinese dining, Chineseology is a welcome addition to IFC Mall. Chef Saito Chau is an alum of creative Chinese cuisine establishments such as Hutong , John Anthony and Dim Sum Library and we cannot wait to try the Mao-tai stewed chicken and the softshell prawn in salted egg yolk and barley crisp. Shop 3101, 3F, IFC Mall, 8 Finance Street, Central 3. Savvy A new all-you-can-eat extravaganza has landed in Harbour City. Get ready for mountains of seafood, a carving station and an array of hot dishes such as delectable curries, chicken tikka fresh from the tandoori oven and more. The weekend brunch comes in at a very reasonable US$60 (HK$468) per person. Definitely one to keep in mind for a budget-friendly breakout meal in the coming months ahead. Shop 3209A, 3/F, Gateway Arcade, Harbour City, 3-27 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui 4. Posso View this post on Instagram A post shared by Posso (@posso_hk) A cute little cicchetti bar has opened on the serene street of Kau U Fong. Specialising in Venetian-style small sharing plates, Posso serves up amazing bruschettas , grilled octopus, tasty pastas and more. G/F, 12 Kau U Fong, Sheung Wan Where to eat in Hong Kong (and Macau) in January – 15 new menus to try 5. Yakitori Yamato View this post on Instagram A post shared by 焼鳥YAMATO (@yakitori.yamato) This famous yakitori joint from Osaka has been given a makeover and landed in the former Kaiseki Den space in Wan Chai for the foodies of Hong Kong. Yamato specialises in chicken skewers or yakitori and serves them under an omakase menu (HK$2,100). We do not have a lot of information about this restaurant yet except for that delicious menu items such as exceptional skewers using lesser known cuts as well as a soul-warming chicken consomme will be in the line-up. Shop No3-8, The Oakhill, 28 Wood Road, Wan Chai New menus 1. Cafe at Hyatt Tsim Sha Tsui Afternoon tea The Cafe at Hyatt Regency has launched a Spring in Hong Kong Afternoon Tea Set (HK$518, serves two) that incorporates spring fruits and blossoms with classic Hong Kong snacks. The enticing set includes treats like Hong Kong-style abalone and mushroom tart with avruga caviar, honey chicken puff with almond, and crispy fried shrimp spring roll with sweet sour sauce. Lobby, Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Tsim Sha Tsui, 18 Hanoi Road, Tsim Sha Tsui 2. International Women’s Day afternoon tea at Clipper Lounge Head to Mandarin Oriental’s Clipper Lounge for a little something special this International Women’s Day (March 8). Executive pastry chef Christophe Sapy has a new creation called Cassis – made with purple blackcurrant mousse to symbolise the Suffragettes, alongside Tahitian vanilla crème brûlée and a sable biscuit – just for the occasion. Don’t miss out as this special pastry will only be available from March 1 to 8 on Clipper Lounge’s tea set menu. M/F, Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, 5 Connaught Road Central, Central Why wood-fired cooking is reigniting the passions of the world’s top chefs 3. Raymi brunch at TokyoLima Raymi is a Quechuan word meaning party, festival, celebration and ritual. Inti Raymi , a traditional celebration in Peru, is the festival dedicated to the Sun God, who brings warmth and harmony across the land. The brunch is designed by Peruvian culinary director Arturo Melendez and diners can anticipate dishes like tuna and watermelon tartare, tuna and hamachi nigiri with spicy mint chimichurri, the ever popular ki-mo-chi fried chicken prepared karaage -style, and a chicharron platter with slow-cooked pork belly and pork leg. 18-20 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central Want more stories like this? Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .