The humidity is gone, the sun is shining and Macau feels easy and breezy. What better way to start the month of November than reading about where to eat in Macau this month? Be it hotpot or a game and wild mushrooms dinner, an oyster feast with wine or German food, there is an array of gastronomic journeys to take, so be sure to read on and book your place at wherever you fancy. Happy November food hunting!
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Wild is the music of autumnal winds amongst the faded woods. Indulge your senses with an exceptional menu of autumn-inspired dishes featuring game and wild mushrooms while dining under the dazzling starry sky at Galaxy Macau. At this pop-up culinary event in The Glass House at Galaxy Hotel, savor the best of the seasons’ game from Europe including Scottish Highland red deer, black grouse from Cairngorm, wood pigeon, red leg partridge and more paired with specially selected wines. Complete the dinner on a high note with the symphony of hazelnuts, Alba white truffle and chocolate tobacco paired with double cask Macallan whisky.
When: Monday and Tuesday, November 11 and 12, 2019
Where: The Glass House, 2/F, Galaxy Hotel, Galaxy Macau, Cotai
How much: MOP $1,288
10% service charge applies
For more information and reservations, call +853 8886 2221 or check their Facebook page
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Chef Graham Elliot is an internationally known celebrity chef and he’s certainly ready to help you explore your passion for cooking. If you love cooking and are keen on learning more about where and how to buy the freshest and best ingredients, embark on this amazing adventure and book your spot to have a culinary tour with this renowned chef. Read on and find out more!
Roll up your sleeves, put on your apron, and get ready for a culinary excursion! Imagine yourself as a one-day apprentice to the host of popular American cooking TV show and celebrity chef of Coast–Chef Graham Elliot! He is about to take you onto a culinary journey you won’t forget and it all starts with Chef Graham. If you love everything that has to do with cooking and gastronomy, this is your chance to do it all with one of the experts by your side. Participants on this tour will head to the local market to source for fresh ingredients such as fish, seafood, meat, and vegetables with Chef Graham. This adventure is followed by an exclusive cooking class with tips and comments from the chef himself.
When: 8:30am–1:00pm, Saturday or Sunday, November 16 or 17, 2019
Where: Vista, MGM Cotai, Avenida da Nave Desportiva, Cotai
How much: MOP $1,288* per person
For inquiries and reservations, call +853 8806 2328
Full payment in advance is required to guarantee the booking. Seats are limited with 10 vacancies for each session only. Participants must be aged 10 years or above.
*All prices are subject to 10% service charge
Pair freshly shucked oysters from different countries with a bottle of exceptional wine. However, this promotion is time-limited so gather friends and family to have this delicious seafood in the freshest of environments, and enjoy it with great wines served at Vida Rica Bar.
When: 6:00pm–10:00pm, November 4–8, 2019
For more information and reservations, call +853 8805 8928 or send an email to [email protected]
Executive Chef Antimo Merone of one Michelin-starred Italian restaurant 8½ Otto e Mezzo Bombana Macau welcomes two Michelin-starred chefs–the legendary “King of White Truffles” Chef Umberto Bombana and Executive Chef Riccardo La Perna of 8½ Otto e Mezzo Bombana Shanghai to present a fascinating night with a culinary gem: white truffles.
Highly esteemed as the “diamond of the kitchen” among gastronomes, the white truffle is one of the most celebrated and prestigious ingredients of the season, and the finest of white truffles come from Alba in the Piedmont region in Italy during late fall and early winter. Bringing together their combined expertise, the three chefs will present a luxurious tasting menu with white truffles from Alba.
When: 6:00pm–10:00pm, Friday, November 8, 2019
Where: 8½ Otto e Mezzo BOMBANA, 1031, 1/F, Galaxy Macau, Estrada da Baía de Nossa Senhora da Esperança, Galaxy Macau, Cotai
How much: MOP $2,680 per person
For more information and reservations, call +853 8886 2169 or check their website
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All prices subject to 10% service charge
Every year around November, the Macau Food Festival–located in the rotunda opposite the Macau Tower–attracts local residents and visitors tempted by delicious Asian, European, Mainland Chinese, and local delicacies. Liberally salted with exciting live entertainment, games and beer competitions, this food fest has become a firm favorite for its uninhibited, relaxed and welcoming atmosphere of street stalls, booths, and tents. The event is organized by the United Association of Food and Beverage Merchants of Macau.
When: November 8–24, 2019
Where: Sai Van Lake Square, Largo da Torre de Macau, Macau
How much: Free admission (each dish has its own pricing)
For more information, call +853 2857 5765 or check here
The months of October and November are the best time for enjoying the succulent and luscious flesh along with golden creamy roe of hairy crabs. In celebration of this season, Mistral Restaurant showcases hairy crabs at an international buffet featuring exceptionally fresh crabs and seafood from around the world, including French brown crabs, blue swimmer crabs, snow crabs as well as fresh oysters, mussels and prawns. An array of sizzling hot wok-fried crab dishes such as Singapore curry crab, hairy crabs at the live cooking station and classic sweet crab congee wrap up your crab gourmet journey perfectly. Both your taste buds and stomach are guaranteed to be happily satisfied!
When the autumn winds blow, the hairy crabs grow. To celebrate the arrival of hairy crab season, Le Chinois Cantonese Restaurant reveals a highly anticipated eight-course Golden Autumn Hairy Crab Set Menu paired with an array of classic Cantonese seafood dishes. The feast begins with a combo of crab fruit salad, deep-fried crab claw and crabmeat xiao long bao. Then, savor bird’s nest soup with minced chicken and crabmeat to fully take in the nutritious and nourishing values. The star of the show–steamed whole hairy crab with shiso leaf–is steamed to perfection to preserve the natural and succulent taste. The feast ends on a perfect note with the stomach-warming glutinous dumpling in sweet ginger tea to offset the cool nature of hairy crab.
When: 6:00pm–9:30pm, October 1–November 30, 2019
How much: “Juicy Crab Attack” International Seafood Buffet – from MOP $428 per adult
Golden Autumn Hairy Crab Set Menu – MOP $388 per person (minimum two people)
For more information and bookings at Mistral Restaurant, call +853 8861 7210, and for Le Chinois Cantonese Restaurant, call +853 8861 1001. Also, check their Facebook page for more updates
Palms Café and Bar is paying homage to Germany’s iconic cuisine and beer culture with a limited German Beer Festival menu, featuring a range of imported German beers and authentic dishes that complements the iconic drink perfectly. The German Beer Festival menu is a celebration of German beer, culture, and cuisine at the time of year when millions of beer lovers across Germany and beyond celebrate the world-famous Oktoberfest beer festival. Beer lovers can enjoy a selection of premium German beers including a classic Paulaner draught beer with its characteristically malty taste, as well as Jägermeister-inspired special cocktails.
With beer festivals originating from the southern German state of Bavaria, the Palms German Beer Festival menu offers diners a range of Bavarian specialty dishes including roasted pork knuckle with braised red cabbage and apple, traditional German sausages, a mixed Bavarian meat platter, and authentic hand-made pretzels. Running until the end of the year, guests can revel in all things German every night at Palms Café and Bar.
When: 6:00pm–11:00pm, every night, October 1–December 31, 2019
How much: Dishes range from MOP $68 to MOP $258
MOP $68 (for a 500ml beer mug of signature Paulaner draught beer)
Loyalty members enjoy special discounts
For more information and reservations call +853 8113 1200, send an email to [email protected] or check their website
Balancing the heat of Peru while showcasing the delicate flavors of Japan, join Vida Rica Restaurant as TokyoLima Hong Kong presents authentic Nikkei cuisine. This type of cuisine is a very happy fusion between Japanese and Peruvian gastronomies. Nikkei is also an expression to refer to Japanese emigrants and their descendants around the world.
When: Starting at 7:00pm and 8:15pm, Thursday and Friday, November 21 and 22, 2019
For reservations and more information, call +853 8805 8918 or send an email to [email protected]
La Dolce Vita! This month, Bene’s Food & Wine Mercato is showcasing Comfort Food Classics, from Milan in the north all the way down to Palermo in the south. Taste the different flavors of authentic regional Italian cooking in a vibrant market atmosphere, with a vast selection of Italian wines, and interactive cooking stations. It’s a culinary journey where you can experience the flavors of Italy.
When: 6:00pm–11:00pm, Friday and Saturday, November 15 and 16, 2019
How much: MOP $488 per adult, MOP $200 per child (aged between six and 12)
For more information, check their website