Spring is the time of new beginnings, and in our vibrant and ever-changing restaurant scene this means exciting new menus! This season we have been treated to a string of new entries at some of our favourite restaurants around the city, featuring some mouth-watering dishes to indulge in. Here's our round-up of the best new menus to enjoy this spring.
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Best seasonal menus this spring
With the chilly snap coming to an end and spring fast approaching, LPM’s Head Chef Maurizio Pace has combined his top nutrient-packed specials with four dishes, new to Hong Kong and designed to offer guests the ultimate spring clean for the body, aswell as a free vitamin packed glass of Ultimate Wellness Boost drink.
Dishes on the menu include taboulé de quinoa ($128), a grainy concoction with with goji berries, fresh mint and parsley, golden raisins and coriander. There’s also the salade de choufleur (HK$128), a French-inspired cauliflower salad with Fourme D’ambert cheese, and the salade de haricots verts et artichaut (HK$150), a French bean and artichoke salad with Dijon mustard, white wine vinegar, maple syrup and shallots to garnish. With dishes on the menu priced as low as $98, it won’t break the bank to get a nutrient boost this season!
This spring, Nobu is pulling out all the stops with a menu to celebrate the birthday chef Nobu Matsuhisa. Hailing from Saitama, Nobu-san makes sushi the soul of his cuisine. The classic Japanese flavours of the Sushi Set Dinner menu is sure to please, with sushi, sashimi and hand rolls as well as other Japanese favourites like tempura selection and miso soup. Compliment the delicate interplay of flavours with some free-flow sake for a quintessentially Japanese dining experience.
When: until April 30
Price: $888 + $200 for free-flow sake
Kinship take spring seriously, as shown by their new seasonal menu that reflects head chef Chris Grare’s love for travelling and discovering ingredients from Asia to give an eastern twist to his hallmark British-American style of cooking. The appetisers on the new menu include spring time treats like Hokkaido scallop ceviche (HK$138), which is made with Thai pomelo, turmeric lime cream and puffed rice; and roasted green asparagus (HK$128) which is accented with poached egg, lemon aioli and parmesan crumble. Moving onto the mains, the menu is sure to give diners a spring in their step with offerings like the deliciously tender Okinawa pork loin (HK$288) and the freshwater prawns adorned with charred eggplant, green papaya and lychee salad.
Duddell’s is always a great option for those in the mood for delectable – and classy – Cantonese cuisine in the heart of Central, and this spring is no different as one of our city’s Michelin–starred favourites has recently rolled out two new menus for foodies to enjoy. For the new all-day dim sum menu, diners are served a range of Duddell’s signature bites that include their coveted shrimp dumplings, pork and shrimp dumplings and spinach dumplings, to name a few.
The all-day set menu celebrates Cantonese classics, as reimagined by head chef Li. The courses include delights like barbecued pork and crispy pork belly, crispy prawns and fried noodles with supreme soy sauce.
When: weekdays from 12pm onwards and weekends from 3pm onwards.
Price: all-day dim sum menu $238+10% per person + $120 for glass of house wine or selected cocktail; all-day set menu $368+10% per person + $120 for a glass of house wine or selected cocktail
To celebrate the transient beauty of Japan’s sakura season, Nadaman's Admiralty branch will be presenting a sakura bento box, with refreshing capellini and filefish accompanied by special Genovese sauce. Other surprises within include succulent tuna carpaccio with wasabi and yam sauce, steamed tilefish dumpling topped with sakura leaf, roasted duck salad, asparagus tofu with crab meat, deep-fried shrimp and avocado spring rolls, beef roll with asparagus, and many more. Just make sure you leave room for the delightfully seasonal homemade sakura cake to round off the feast.
When: available at lunch and dinner from April 1-30
Price: $600 per person
The new spring seasonal menu by one Michelin-starred Petrus is sure to delight even the most discerning of spring restaurant goers. The choice is yours with a 3, 4 of 5-course dinner menu and an 8-course degustation menu. All menus feature organic produce and only the freshest seasonal ingredients for springtime diners to. The fresh, French menu features N25 Caviar & Egg with Japanese Asparagus, George Bruck Foie Gras, Aveyron Lamb with Tai O asparagus, and many more.
When: from April to July 2020
Price: 3-course $988, 4-course $1288, 5-course $1588, 8-course $1988 (all plus 10% service fee)
The Tokyo-based seafood izakaya restaurant launches its Impossible™ meat menu this spring, and while the dishes aren’t made using real meat, there’s sure to be no compromise on flavour. Partake in the quintessential Japanese izakaya experience without getting the meat sweats, as you indulge in treats like the Impossible gyoza (HK$88), Impossible scotch egg (HK$98), or go big with the curry Impossible meatball lunch set (HK$138). Itadakimasu!