Black Bites

by: Najuka Redkar
04 Oct 2017

Black colored food is all the rage these days and if you’re wondering where to look for your favourite black foods in the city, look no further. Find your inner food goth with our list of the best black bites in Hong Kong.

Charcoal pineapple @Akrame

While chefs all around the world are thinking of delectable ways of incorporating charcoal into their dishes, Akrame has it all figured out. The Charcoal Pineapple starts with a thin, crunchy layer of small biscuit cubes, a tangy slice of pineapple coated with smooth black sweetened caramel from bamboo coal, and a dollop of velvety charcoal ice cream. Akrame, Shop B, G/F, 9 Ship Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, 2528 5068, 

Fresh squid ink linguine @Fish and Meat
With sea urchins, squid ink and salmon roe as its main ingredients, this dish at Fish and Meat takes you straight to the depths of the ocean. While the squid ink flavor is designed to be subtle and savoury, the roasted garlic and chilli give this unique looking dish its mouthwatering flavour. 2/F, 32 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2565 6788, 

Sesame @Bitters & Sweets
If you think a black cocktail drink sounds like something you would never like, give Bitters & Sweets’ sesame cocktail a try. Made with roasted black sesame, hazelnut and spiced rum, this cocktail will make you feel like you’re drinking your dessert! 1/F 52-54 Wellington Street, Central District, Hong Kong, 2788 0103, fb/bittersandsweetshk 

Mystery black soft serve @Agnès B Café
Agnès B Café has come up with the mystery black soft serve with a sweet flowery scent and a charcoal waffle cone. The flavors of the ice cream will keep you guessing the ingredients, and leave you wanting more. Shop 33, 3/F, Langham Place, 8 Argyle Street, Mong Kok, 2845 4388, 

Najuka Redkar