Hong Kong’s preferred Sichuan eatery has created a fiery Christmas menu that is perfect for groups this holiday season.
To start, guests can enjoy a vibrant Christmas-red Tomato Heaped with Coriander in mouth-watering chilli sauce and Delectable Pork and Vegetable Dumplings in artisanal black truffle chilli sauce. A serving of comforting Hot & Sour Soup paves the way for show-stopping main dishes.
The fragrant Kung Pao Wagyu Beef is made with the finest ingredients while the delicious Crisp-fried Lamb Shank will have guests fighting for the last bite.
Delicate White Water Snowflake in supreme broth is spot on for the Christmas season in both name and appearance, while in the impressive Strawberry “Tanghulu”— spun sugar takes the form of a festive fir with presents placed beneath its golden bows in the form of candied strawberries and powdered apples.
Chilli Fagara’s distinguished holiday menu includes a glass of Henri Giraud Esprit Nature Champagne and is available from December 18 – January 1 for the unbeatable price of HK$688 (min 2 person +10% service charge).
7 Old Bailey St
(+852) 2796 6866
Feather & Bone
Hong Kong’s favourite butcher is all set to celebrate the jolly season, launching several hampers and two deliciously crafted Christmas sharing menus this year.
The Christmas Delight hamper (valued at HK$998) includes a number of indulgent treats including a bottle of Chateau L’escart red wine, a delicious Chocolate & Love Panama Light 4 X 40G Bar Gift Box (160g), a jar of Tiptree Little Scarlet Strawberry Conserve, a Cartwright & Butler Honey Comb 450g Tin and a jar of decadent and buttery cookies – the Cartwright & Butler Shortbread Selection (300g).
A perfect ensemble of the sweetest variety can be found in the Pudding Lady Deluxe (valued at HK$628) – its contents include a Christmas Pudding (350g), Pudding Sauce Brandy Custard (250ml), a kilo loaf of Panettone Classico and a box of Border Luxury Shortbread Fingers (160g).
Ideal gifts for every occasion include the Aussie Deluxe (valued at HK$468) offering a Nom de Plume Shiraz, Nom De Plume Sauvignon Blanc, Valley Produce Company Crackerthins, Mount Zero Australian Wild Olives, Maggiebeer Quince Paste, JC’s Natural Macadamias (100g) and Almonds (100g) and the Taste of Italy (valued at HK$1498) packing in a bottle of Zenato Amarone Valpolicella Classico DOCG, rich Cotechino (500g) aromatic Parmigianino (500g), Giuseppe Giusti Agrodolce Bianco (250ml) and a 1kg pack of Martelli Spaghetti. The Cheese & Cheer bundle, (valued at HK$1198) wraps up a lovely Mont d’or (400g), Bornibus Cornichons Extra Fine (240g), Cartwright & Butler Acacia Honeycomb (300g), 3 Medaglie d’Oro Riccardo Champagnotta and Domaine Fouassier Sancerre Sauvignon Blanc, complete with a Camembert de Normandie.
For only HK$550, diners can feast on a spread of olives, oysters and quality cured meats, before tucking into the centerpiece Roast Turkey Roulade with a fig & cinnamon stuffing, as well as a Rich Pork Sausage served with braised lentils. Accompanying sides include ‘nduja buttered Brussel sprouts, soft polenta, a creamy mash and more. Also for HK$550, the vegetarian sharing menu begins with a fresh salad of spinach, figs and ricotta, a creamy Burrata and rich Truffle Mac and Cheese. Mains include a Roast Pumpkin Caraway dressed with caramelized onions and ricotta, as well as a Porcini & Wild Mushroom Risotto. The meal ends with a decadent Christmas pudding and eggnog custard, plus a cheese platter coupled with crackers and honeycomb. Both sharing menus include a glass of mulled wine for guests to toast to the joyous occasion. www.featherandbone.com.hk (Multiple Locations listed here)
Morton’s of Chicago
Morton’s of Chicago is putting on a special spread for Christmas with an additional Christmas Day lunch service (HK$698 +10% service charge), as well as exceptional holiday dinner menus on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve (HK$880 +10% service charge).
Diners can enjoy a one-off three-course Christmas Day Lunch and sample beloved Morton’s appetisers like Lobster Bisque, Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail (+HK$98) or Jumbo Crab Cake (+HK$108). Entrées come in the form of options like the impossibly tender 8oz Center-cut Filet Mignon or Center-cut Prime New York Medallion (+HK$100) for those who prefer a 10oz steak. Those wanting to indulge themselves further this Christmas can opt for the impressive and flavourful 16oz Center-cut Prime Ribeye (+HK$200) while seafood lovers will not be able to resist the Chilean Sea Bass Fillet À La Nage or Jumbo Shrimp Alexander.
A choice of delicious sides is included in the limited-edition menu, as well as a sweet ending to the meal in the form of a Key Lime Pie, New York Cheesecake and Double Chocolate Mousse Dessert Platter, Crème Brulée or Morton’s legendary Hot Chocolate Cake (for two).
Dinnertime guests can enjoy elevated appetizers such as Foie Gras with Toasted Brioche and Apple Compote or the epic Baked Morton’s Prime Ocean Platter (+HK$50). A choice of four steak items are available including the sought-after 32oz Cote de Boeuf for two (+HK$200) and Filet Mignon Oscar Style. Those wanting to make the most of the winter catch may indulge in a Fresh Whole Baked Maine Lobster weighing in at an impressive two pounds. Every dish can be enhanced with pan-seared Foie Gras for only HK$180.
Classic sides like Parmesan & Truffle Fries, Sautéed Wild Mushrooms and Brussels Sprouts with Shallots and Bacon accompany the desirable mains before dessert is served.
Tsim Sha Tsui 4/F, The Sheraton Hotel & Towers, 20 Nathan Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui (+852) 2732 2343
This year, The Astor – all-day dining restaurant within Eaton HK – presents a Global Gourmet Christmas buffet in the form of a grand holiday feast of Yuletide dishes from around the world. Delectable dishes to star in the spectacular spread are a Roast Goose prepared as a toast to the Philippines, a crispy-skinned Suckling Pig representing Germany, as well as a seafood-lover’s haven which can be found in Italy’s Feast of the Seven Fishes accompanied by a delicious array of shucked oysters and fresh crab, complete with luscious lobster.
Traditional to the occasion desserts include – a beloved British Christmas Pudding and a classic French Bûche de Noël chestnut log cake, alongside other heart-warming goodies. For extra holiday cheer, a cotton candy and popcorn machine will also be making a special appearance beside the eight live cooking stations, on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve. Those looking to make a real event of it can opt for a Christmas staycation, with bookings for a meal for two or more, getting guests a deal of HK$650 a night for the Nook Room or a new Family Room from only HK$1100 a night.
https://www.eatonworkshop.com/hotel/hong-kong Jordan 4/F, Eaton HK, 380
Taqueria Southside Southside’s lively new urban oasis Te Quiero Mucho Taqueria, wishes everyone a Feliz Navidad with a season-exclusive Christmas taco (HK$50). Made with Turkey carnitas, chipotle and pickled cranberries, the Navidad Taco blends everyone’s favourite festive ingredients in a dish to rave about this year.
Wong Chuk Hang Level 3, Ovolo Southside, 64 Wong Chuk Hang Rd (+852) 3460 8157