Hong Kong has long been the mecca for foodies. Share with your friends and mark restaurants down because here are our top 10 picks for new food hotspots in the city.
Sushi Nakamoto is a traditional Edomae restaurant that only offers omakase meals. Chef Nakamoto worked at highly reputable restaurants, such as Ginza’s Michelin-starred Ichiyanagi and Hong Kong’s Sushi Sase, before opening this intimate 15-seater.
Address: 10 Pottinger St, Central
蔡瀾Pho (Chua Lam’s Pho)
Opened by food journalist, TV host and producer Chua Lam, this Vietnamese restaurant revolves around a incredibly aromatic yet clean broth, made from a recipe from Mr Lam’s all-time favourite pho restaurant in Melbourne, the famous Pho Dzung. Check out the freshly fried spring rolls, pomelo salad, grilled lemongrass pork neck, and of course, raw beef pho!
Address: Shop 15-25, Wellington Street, Central
With the experience and knowledge of native Mexican chef Eligio, Verde MAR prepares a lot of different Mexican dishes ranging from starter to main course to dessert and create a complete authentic Mexican dining experience that no one can offer in Hong Kong. Featuring dishes such as Snapper Ceviche with Avocado, Seafood Paella and Seven Sea Soup.
Address: On Hing Mansion, 2-4 Tai Wong Street E, Wan Chai
本地薑素食店 (Local Ginger Veggie Bistro)
Local Ginger Veggie Bistro, located at the Blue House Cluster, promotes healthy eating habits, supports local farms and ecosystems as well as creates employment opportunities for the deprived. To reinforce the meal experience, Local Ginger also holds regular experiential events, including cooking classes, mindfulness workshops, seminars and more.
Address: G/F, 8 King Sing Street, Wan Chai
韓國過江龍「 百味堂 」本身係韓國本土牛奶公司，近年開咗甜品店，主打牛奶雪糕、甜品同飲品，之前喺香港開過兩間pop-up 大受歡迎，所以就正式開咗分店。海港城店仲做緊限定產品「新鮮芒果牛奶雪糕」，芒果嘅香甜加上牛奶雪糕嘅濃郁，簡直係完美嘅配搭。
Baekmidang is available in many departmental stores in Seoul, and has also opened its first pop-up at K11 Shopping Mall in Tsim Sha Tsui. Parent company, Namyang Dairy Products, was established in 1964, and is known for its philosophy of pure ingredients and production of organic milk. Their signature Baekmidang Soft Milk Ice Cream is made with 1A grade organic milk, from cows grown in a non-chemical fertilized environment.
Address: Shop B101A,B1/F, K11 Art Mall, 18 Hanoi Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
醋頭家 (True Boss)
Besides their famous milk tea from Taiwan, True Boss are also offers healthier alternatives to your daily indulgences, such as fruit vinegar and fruit smoothies! These refreshing drinks not only cleanse the palette but are also great for vibrant pictures.
Address: 51 Kin Yip Street, Yuen Long
滑嘟嘟 (Sweet Bon Bon)
Mochi is a timeless snack when it comes to childhood favorites. Sweet Bon Bon brings back traditional handmade peanut and sesame filling mochi for only HKD7 per ball. Definitely worth the wait in line and sure to give you a sweet tooth, head over to Sweet Bon Bon now!
Address: Shop CFS29, 2/F, Tai Po Wet Market
Salt and Barrel
呢間新開張餐廳主打自家製 Kebab，以獨門秘方同多種自家製香料炮製，仲搵咗本地手工啤酒廠 Black Kite 同 Kowloon Bay 合作，有15款手工啤任君選擇，食耐咗普通西餐覺得悶悶地，都可以同朋友試下新嘢架！
Salt & Barrel is a unique taproom & kebaberie restaurant serving over 15 house crafted beers that perfectly compliment the signature food offering of handmade, specially marinated kebab varieties using premium cuts, fresh seafood & seasonal vegetables.
Address: One, South Ln, Shek Tong Tsui
四季常餐 (Cafe Seasons)
Cafe Seasons is a no-pretense, fuss-free local eatery in Hong Kong that serves comfort food at affordable prices. Baked Rice with Pork Chop & Pineapple, Three Treasures Rice, and Grilled Pork Chop Rice are all local favorites!
Address: Shop A 112-114 Wellington Street
小島・澳門菜 Cafe Terceira
Don’t want to burn a hole in your wallet from visiting Macau? Need not worry. Cafe Tericeira puts a twist on traditional Macanese food with comfort foods such as pork chop bun with chorizo and truffle cheese au gratin, bacalhau cheese dumplings and black sesame serradura.
As the saying goes- good food equals good mood. Get busy this summer by visiting all these new food spots in town now!