Foodies will be glad to hear that the culinary scene in Hong Kong is looking up, with new restaurant openings, dining concepts like BaseHall, and F&B events to launch in the coming months. Delicious USA is the latest opening, an annual U.S food and beverage festival which will run from July 16 to August 16, 2020. The event will be serving an expanded lineup of 25 renowned restaurants and over 40 exclusive dishes using premium U.S. ingredients.
About Delicious USA
Delicious USA is organised by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA0 Agriculture Trade Office in Hong Kong. The festival aims to highlight the quality and versatility of the U.S. food and beverage scene to serve diners with premium culinary experiences, sourced directly from America. It’s also a time to unite in the dining world and celebrate the excellent chefs, which range from American to Spanish, and Italian to Thai.
25 restaurants will be participating to showcase U.S. dishes including beef, poultry and eggs, pork, dairy products, seafood, Californian wine, and nuts and dried fruits. Here’s what to expect…
- Big Sur
- The Butchers Club
- Flying Pig Bistro
- Fofo by el Willy
- Gaylord Indian Restaurant
- Gunpowder Indian Restobar
- ICHU Peru
- Kelly’s Cape Bop
- La Paloma
- Lobster Shack
- Mr Brown
- Namo Avant Thai
- Popinjays (The Murray)
- Prohibition Grill House & Cocktail Bar
- Red Lobster
- Shake Up!
- Te Quiero Mucho
- Test Kitchen
- The Peak Lookout
- Uma Nota
The Butcher’s Club’s The Hogtown
For burger lovers, The Butcher’s Club will be serving The Hogtown (HK$160) with optional sweet potato fries (additional HK$20).
G/F Rialto Building, 2 Landale Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, +852 2528 2083, thebutchers.club
Shop G34-35, G/F, K11, 18 Hanoi Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, +852 2897 7522
G/F, Westland Gardens, 12 Westlands Road, Quarry Bay, +852 2388 9644
Japanese izakaya restaurant Silencio is known for its delectable dishes and will be serving its Otaku dish (HK$188).
Silencio, 6/F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2480 6569, silencio.hk
Kelly’s Cape Bop’s Chicken Salad Without Rice Kimbop
Korean eatery Kelly’s Cape Bop’s Chicken Salad Without Rice Kimbop (HK$80) is a go-to for sharing and snacking.
Kelly’s Cape Bop, 57 Johnston Rd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, +852 2529 9984, facebook.com/kellyscapebopwanchai
Lobster Shack’s Potted Crab
Seafood is the specialty at Lobster Shack (hence the name) so the restaurant will be serving succulent lobster and crab dishes. Try the Potted Crab (HK$148) for a snack before indulging in the full Lobster Tail 250g (HK$338).
Lobster Shack, 6-8 Second Street, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, +852 2381 8138, facebook.com/lobstershackhk
Te Quiero Mucho’s Carne Grillada
Mexican eatery Te Quiero Mucho may be known for its tacos and nachos, but the Carne Grillada (HK$350) showcases the restaurant’s expertise in fine meats.
Te Quiero Mucho, The Sheung Wan, 286 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, +852 3423 3290, tqm.hk
NOSH’s Impossible Veggie Chili with Brown Rice & Zucchini
Vegans and Impossible foods advocates will be delighted to hear that NOSH will be participating, serving healthy meals (with and without meat). The Impossible Chili with Brown Rice & Zucchini will also be available as part of NOSH meal plans from July 16 to the end of the month. Dishes will be featured across multiple plan types, ranging from $500 for a 3-day Veggie package, to $6300 for a month-long plan.).
Big Sur’s Eve on the Rye
What’s a feast without a cool beverage to top it off? Big Sur will be shaking up the Eve on the Rye (HK$95) for a refreshing drink.
Big Sur, G/F, 22 Staunton Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2529 3001, bigsur.com.hk