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KiKi Noodle Bar releases three mixed noodle dishes for the summer
Photograph: Courtesy KiKi Noodle Bar

What's on: The latest foodie happenings to catch in the city

All the foodie things you need to check out this month before it’s all over

Tatum Ancheta
Cherry Chan
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Tatum Ancheta
Written by Cherry Chan

With dining service now increased to eight people per table, and late-night bites extended to midnight, there's a lot of foodie options in the city this month. Along with new bars and restaurants to try, Hong Kong's food and drink scene is bustling with all kinds of happenings. Whether you're looking for new menus, exciting launches, or foodie events, you'll be sure to find something on our guide to some of the most delicious activities happening across Hong Kong. 

Save this page for more updates, as we'll keep adding the latest news as soon as we hear it! Do note that events and promotions may change according to the latest social distancing restrictions. Please check with the venues before visiting or making a purchase. 

RECOMMENDED: Also, check out the new restaurant openings in Hong Kong this month. 

  • Restaurants
  • Bakeries
  • Tsim Sha Tsui East

If you’re looking for filling and comforting baked goods, venture out from the usual bagels and buns and try delicious Filipino bread perfect for breakfast or afternoon snacks. Available for a limited time at the lobby counter at Kowloon Shangri-La, treats on offer include the golden fluffy bread roll called pan de coco filled with sweetened coconut, chewy ube doughnut packed with sweet purple yam filling, and a savoury sisig pie filled with a popular Filipino dish composed of minced meat, onions, and chillies. 

When: May 19-July 2 
Price: $30-$40 per piece

  • Restaurants
  • Soho

Commemorating three years of serving rustic yet refined dishes in the heart of Soho, Kinship is offering an exclusive menu for one night only on June 2. Curated by head chef Matthew Ziemski, the third anniversary menu features a medley of sumptuous dishes, such as burnt onion risotto, aged Okinawan pork loin, and plenty more. Treat yourself with a decadent wine pairing for $248 to go with your feast. Book your table for the special event on Kinship’s website, and make sure to arrive dressed to impress!

When: June 2, 6pm-12am 
Price: $598 per person; +248 for wine pairing

  • Restaurants
  • Central

Releasing three new mixed noodle dishes, KiKi Noodle Bar’s new menu items combat Hong Kong’s humid summers. Their spicy and sour mixed noodles with pork and cabbage wontons embrace the flavours of Sichuan and fuse them with KiKi’s Taiwanese identity. Reimagining their award-winning sun-dried noodles with a Southeast Asian flair, KiKi introduces basil chilli pepper and minced pork noodles served with punchy ingredients like Thai chillies and fish sauce. Rejuvenate yourself with Kiki’s take on the Japanese cold noodle dish hiyashi chuka with assorted slices of octopus, scallops and crab sticks, tossed in a light dressing. 

Purchase your choice of mixed noodles in a meal set that includes refreshing appetisers and a lime and calamansi beverage for just $158, available for dine-in and takeaway. 

When: June 1 to August 31
Price: $158 for one meal set 

 Candour brings back their resident DJ nights
Photograph: Courtesy Candour

Candour brings back their resident DJ nights

Following the recent relaxations to health and safety regulations, Candour revives their resident DJ sets to get the groove going while you sip on your drinks. Candour organises various DJ sets throughout late May and June to crank timeless hip-hop tunes, setting the tone for Friday evenings. Catch Hong Kong nightlife regular DJ Crystal So behind the decks on a four hour set from 8pm to 12am on June 3, 17, and 24. Known for his high-energy sets, Candour also welcomes DJ Nikolai to spin tracks in their lounge on June 10. Stop by Candour to make your Friday evenings even better. 

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  • Restaurants
  • Italian

At Italian restaurant Aria, your cameras can eat first, as executive chef Vecchio Angelo transforms iconic paintings into plates for their new art menu to celebrate Art Month. The restaurant is offering a four-course menu (with an option for wine pairing) featuring dishes like Starter by Robert Delaunay, an appetiser inspired by the French artist's 1934 artwork Endless Rhythm made with cucumber, mozzarella, bell pepper, pickled pumpkin, and portobello mushroom; Risotto by Vincent Van Gogh, a blue-hued risotto with asparagus and mussels inspired by the Dutch artist's 1889 masterpiece The Starry Night; and Pigeon by Jackson Pollock, a dish referencing one of the American artist's most famous paintings, Convergence, with pigeon cooked two ways. 

For an additional $500, guests can elevate the experience with wine pairing of Bruno Giacosa Roero Arneis 2019, Feudi di San Gregorio Greco di Tufo 2018, Les Crêtes “La Tour” Syrah 2018, and Cantina Gilli Malvasia di Castelnuovo Don Bosco 2020. 

When: May 27-29, 6pm to late
Price: $1,580 (4 courses); wine pairing +$500 (4 glasses)

  • Restaurants
  • Admiralty

Enjoy an array of delectable dim sums at JW Marriott's Michelin-starred restaurant Man Ho. Created by dim sum chef Leung Wing Pan, the new dim sum menu includes delicate servings of steamed minced codfish and shrimp dumpling with soy sauce, deep-fried sweetcorn pastries stuffed with mushroom and duck breast, baked preserved meat pastries with sun-dried tomato and onion, and steamed shrimp and crab meat dumplings with vegetables, mandarin peel, and Yunnan ham.  

When: Available lunch daily
Price: Dishes start at $68 to $88 each

  • Restaurants
  • Indian
  • Sha Tin

A great venue for a hearty meal with friends and family, the newly opened Chutney Tandoori House on Wyndham Street is finally serving dinner. Dig into sharing plates of traditional Indian dishes presented with a contemporary twist. Must-tries include tandoori cauliflower ($168) with buttermilk and cream dressing, the crispy and flavourful Mughlai jheenga ($188) fried shrimp served with spiced beetroot and guava chutney, whole Mediterranean tandoori seabass ($480), and Chutney's mix tandoori platter ($628) with barramundi, Australian lamb chops, and two types of chicken tikka. Wash it all down with glasses of cocktails like the smoky sour mezcal-based Hera Pheri ($120) or g&t's from their gin trolley. 

  • Restaurants
  • Spanish
  • Sai Ying Pun

La Paloma is kicking off summer with a Wednesday Tapas Tour that will take its guests on a journey through Spain's regional flavours. Chef-owner Alex Fargas will present eight dishes and a dessert every other Wednesday, highlighting top-quality seafood from Galicia, chef Alex's family recipes from Catalonia, land-based dishes from Madrid, and seafood and meats from Basque Country. What's more, guests will have the option to top up for an additional $258 to reorder their fave dishes on a free-flow basis. Once restrictions are relaxed, the event will feature live flamenco performances by Esencia Flamenco.  

When: From May 25, 6pm-12am
Price: $458 per person; +$258 free-flow meal; +$358 with cocktails 

  • Restaurants
  • Indian

One of Hong Kong's toughest tables, Michelin-starred Chaat, will hold a one-night-only Anglo-Indian dinner to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's coronation on June 2. Make sure to book ahead to taste the eight-course menu featuring dishes like the Mulligatawny Soup with mint and cumin, Coronation Guinea Fowl Tikka with Kashmiri chilli, Chicken Balti with bell pepper, cumin and turmeric, and Railway Lamb Curry with potato, coconut and curry leaf. 

  • Restaurants
  • Tsim Sha Tsui

Fortnum & Mason, renowned for its tremendous range of tea, is celebrating its 315th anniversary and commemorating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee with a special collection and a series of in-store activations from now until June. Guests may also enjoy a special afternoon tea experience featuring treats that include a swan-shaped puff patisserie, Champagne tart, and classic tea loaf. Drop by the shop and check out all the Instagrammable installations, including a massive paper sculpture of the crown motif design and digital wall panels that showcase Fortnum's history. For a limited time, customers can purchase the Jubilee Tea Party Hamper filled with Fortnum's fruity preserves, biscuits, and teas.

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