Grissini's Set Lunch
Italian restaurant, Grissini has introduced a new "business lunch menu". The menu features 12 choices of authentic Italian fare and allows the diner to select any two, three or four of items for a complete meal. Guests will not be bored with the choices as the menu changes everyday!
Highlights include Martelli Penne with Seafood Ragout, Dried Fennels Seeds and Saffron; Roasted Tasmania Lamb Leg with Ratte Potatoes and Fresh Herbs; Fresh Panna Cotta with Sliced Strawberry and Warm Chocolate.
The new business lunch is available from Monday to Friday. Two courses is $220, three $280, and four is only $340.
Zuma's New Exec Chef
Matthew Abergel, a Canadian devotee of Japanese cuisine, has been appointed the new executive chef at Zuma. Having trained at Zuma London with Rainer Becker before coming to Hong Kong, Matthew will be working closely with the team at Zuma London to bring to Hong Kong exciting new twists on Zuma's Izakaya concept.
Abergel began his career in 2003 at a seafood shack on the waterfront of Vancouver, before being introduced to authentic Japanese cooking at the renowned restaurant, Shiru Bay. He continued his exploration of Asian-inspired cuisine as executive chef at Ch'i, before moving to New York to learn from world famous Japanese master chef Masayoshi Takayama at Masa.
Roka's New Set Lunches
Roka has introduced two new set lunch options: Business Lunch menu for $288 or a seven-course menu for $428.
The business lunch is designed to give a taster of some of the restaurant's signature dishes.It begins with a selection of three sashimis; and raw salmon with avocado, asparagus and wasabi tobiko maki zushi. A traditional white or red miso soup is then followed by a crispy tempura selection of prawn, edamame and sweet potatoes. A main course of black cod skewer, with gingered saikyo miso served alongside grilled tomatoes, bean sprouts and wafu dressing is next. To finish off - a dessert of sake poached pear with vanilla baked cream.
The seven-course menu starts with a selection of fresh premium sushi and sashimi, and Wagyu beef tempura maki roll. White or red miso soup then leads into negitoro donburi with semi fatty tuna and quail egg, followed by grilled mushrooms with garlic soy and ponzu. Diners have a choice of three main courses - grilled pork chop with ume miso glaze; lamb cutlets with hot pepper spices; or grilled sea bass. Dessert is the signature strawberry jasmine sundae with yuzu granite.
H One's White Asparagus Menu
H One has introduced a tasting menu that features signature dishes from Germany, Italy and Peru centered on white asaparagus. Priced at 580 per person it features five variations of white asparagus including White Asparagus "Fettuccine", Alaska Crab Meat, Sea Urchin and Caviar, and White Asparagus Tempura with Organic Micro Greens and shaved Bottarga Di Mugging.
The a la carte menu also features a selection of white asaparagus dishes.
Aqua's New Desserts
Italian trifle with Mixed Seasonal Berries; Pineapple, Almond and Polenta Cake with Mascarpone Ice-Cream, or Tiramisu with Espresso and Kahlua soaked Savoiardi Biscuits are just a few selections from the brand new "Deliziosa" Italian dessert menu at Aqua. Alongside those are Affogato - vanilla ice-cream, hot espresso coffee and amaretto liqueur topped with crushed amaretti macaroons; Half-Baked Valrhona Chocolate Fondant Cake with Vanilla, Star Anise Anglaise & Hazelnut Ice-Cream; and Seasonal Fresh Fruit with Scented Lime and Guava Sorbet. The desserts range in price from $98-108 and all are available at lunch and dinner seven days a week. There will also be a dessert sampler platter - a mini portion of each dessert.
Free Lobster Buffet
The seafood-themed dinner buffet at The Royal Garden's Greenery remains a popular choice for families and friends and the complimentary portion of Lobster Thermidor or Steamed Lobster with Garlic Sauce per guest make it exceptional value for money. But from now until the end of April you can enjoy a 30% discount making it even better value for money. The seafood dinner buffet usually costs $398 for adults and $298 for children, Sunday to Thursday, and $428 and $328 on Friday to Saturday, and Public Holidays.
Union J to Open
Union J in California Tower (LKF) is set to open on 25 March. The restaurant is the latest concept by Elite Concepts and unites the dynamic duo of Eric Johnson and Jason Casey, both previously from Jean Georges in Shanghai. The restaurant will serve "New American" cuisine at very affordable prices.
"The vibe is understated but the food is anything but. Guests can expect fine dining quality food with a more relaxed attitude and better value," says executive chef & partner, Eric Johnson.
"As chefs and now partners of our first restaurant, we are asked to describe the food we are cooking. It's simple - it's the food we want to eat," concurred Jason Casey.
Inagiku's Spring Bento Boxes
Inagiku (Four Seasons) has introduced some new Bento boxes in celebration of spring and from the photos they look beautiful and very tasty.