Hong Kong might be a shopping haven but it’s the diversity of unique culinary experiences that attract visitors to stay and explore the city. This month, we’re your guide as we embark on a few more gastronomical adventures.
Lily & Bloom
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Joining Lily & Bloom as head mixologist is John Nugent. Hailing from Seattle, Washington, Nugent blazed a remarkable trail in the American drinking scene as an accomplished mixologist and the hand-selected ambassador of notable spirit brands including Tequila Ocho, Cynar, and most recently, Don Q.
His innovative twist on classic cocktails as well as the unique and distinctive flavors of his concoctions leave a lasting impression on the palate. His outstanding modern craft saw him win numerous mixology competitions including Cocktail Wars, Cognac Experience Cocktail Competition, and more. Taste and experience world-class cocktails at Lily & Bloom.
Lily & Bloom 5–6F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2810 6166
Beef & Liberty
Go green and healthy at Beef & Liberty. Choose a vegetarian burger or a scrumptious summer salad and you help reduce the global carbon footprint. Browse through the Leaves & Liberty’s lovely new menu. With specially created vegetarian appetizers, salads and back by popular demand, the Falafel burger of which for every one sold, the restaurant will donate MOP $8 to The Nature Conservancy Hong Kong. Do your part for the environment by dining at one of our favorite hotspots in Hong Kong.
Beef & Liberty 23 Wing Fung Street, Wan Chai, +852 2811 3009
3/F California Tower, 30-32 D’Aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2450 5778 G04
G/F, 23 Carmel Road Stanley Plaza, Stanley, Hong Kong, +852 256 32798
Fang Fang is the newest culinary addition to the heart of Lan Kwai Fong. The Asian contemporary restaurant is named after the mysterious Chinese opera singer Fang Fang. With the same allure and elegance, the spacious restaurant has a bar and lounge and two private rooms. Set to become the hottest new destination in Lan Kwai Fong, it is here where discerning guests are invited to share and savor modern Asian cuisines.
Indulge in delightful dishes, prepared by the highly-acclaimed Executive Chef Kent Lee Chin Heng, former executive chef of Hakkasan Mumbai and Chinese sous chef of the renowned modern Chinese concept, Kai Mayfair, recognized as Britain’s highest-ranked Chinese restaurant by the Sunday Times in 2012 & 2015.
Fang Fang 8F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2983 9083
Core Aqua Park
Take the whole family to the biggest inflatable water park in Hong Kong! Aqua Float intends to , the cutting edge of aquatic fun and games by creating an exciting playground for summer entertainment.
It boasts huge water slides, trampoline style devices, slip and slide runways, large floating icebergs, and other attractions suitable for an energetic, sports-minded people. The Lake Egret Nature Park will provide a healthy, fun, and safe controlled environment for people to enjoy the water. The admission price will be MOP $138 per hour session.
Core Hong Kong 2 Hung Lam Dr., Tai Po Kau, Hong Kong, +852 2465 3468, www.corehk.net
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International Chef Showcase: Kazuo Takagi of Two Michelin-starred Kyoto Cuisine Takagi in Ashiya, Japan
Embark on a sensational dining experience of historical and theatrical Kyoto cuisine this August. Chef Kazuo Takagi, of two Michelin-starred Kyoto Cuisine Takagi in Ashiya, Japan has been invited on behalf of the Michelin Guide Hong Kong & Macau Dining Series as the latest guest chef in their International Chef Showcase.
A master of true Kyoto cuisine, known as Kyo-ryori, the talented chef will be presenting a spectacular tasting menu which takes diners on a sensory journey through the natural beauty and tradition of Japan’s former ancient capital. Chef Kazuo Takagi has created a unique five-course lunch and eight-course dinner menu exclusively for the dining series.
When: August 9, 2017
Where: Whisk, The Mira, 118 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
How much: Prices start from USD $100 or MOP $ 800
Tickets are available at www.guide.michelin.com.hk
Lan Kwai Fong Beer and Music Fest 2017
Don’t miss the LKF Beer and Music Fest this month in Hong Kong. Boasting 70 booths with mouth-watering foods, various beer brands from around the world, non-stop entertainment and live music all day long— it’s going to be an unforgettable affair!
When: July 15–16, 2017
Where: Lai Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free admission
For more details, visit www.eventbrite.hk