WOM weekender, 22 October: What to eat and drink in Hong Kong this long weekend
22 Oct 2020
Enjoy coffee from all around the world at K11 MUSEA
Letting us go on a trip around the globe is retail and cultural destination K11 MUSEA which has unofficially become Hong Kong’s ultimate coffee hub. Housing 11 well-renowned coffee shops from all over the globe, there is an ample array of brew options suiting the taste of every single type of coffee drinker. Visit the likes of Koffee Mameya, Omotesando Koffee and Curator by Lex Art Cafe, which features both single-origin coffees and blends from countries such as Japan, Panama, Ethiopia, Brazil, and more!
K11 MUSEA, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, +852 3892 3890; https://www.k11musea.com/
Taqueria Super Macho throws a spooky brunch this Halloween
This Saturday, 31 October, Black Sheep Restaurants’ Taqueria Super Macho is celebrating Día de los Muertos the best way they know how: a fiesta de brunch muy especial (HK$498) (read: brunch). Featuring a curated menu of well-loved brunch classics such as their signature Baja-inspired tacos and Huevos Divorciados, it is frighteningly scrumptious, for sure! And to just like with any exceptional party, margaritas and cold cervezas are free-flow!
Taqueria Super Macho, 33-35 Bridges Street, Sheung Wan, +852 2333 0111; www.taqueriasupermacho.com
Have a scary, gourd time at Landmark EATO
Landmark EATO is granting us a much-needed fa-BOO-lous time this Halloween with the launch of their #AllTreatsNoTricks campaign. While big bashes and costume parties are out of the question, guys and ghouls (if you know, you know) can still have their fix of devilishly delicious booze and bites. Highlights include the wickedly indulgent Chocolate Mousse with Pecan Nut Cream from LE SALON DE THÉ de Joël Robuchon, organic Halloween-themed cookies from The Cakery, and a sip of Mak Thai from Mak Mak topping it all off. Find out more here.
Artemis & Apollo introduces a Greek Orgie for Halloween
Get your mind out of the gutter: An Orgie, is a day of giving thanks to the Gods with excessive eating, drinking, and amongst other things, all night long! On Thursday, 29 October, start the spooky feast-ivities at Wan Chai taverna Artemis & Apollo where you could eat and drink to your heart’s content (HK$488). Here you’ll find an indulgent Greek feast worthy of the Gods and generous free-flow pours of reds and whites! Find out more and book here.
Artemis & Apollo, 9-11 Moon Street, Wan Chai + 852 2818 8681; www.artemisandappollo.com
Waves Pacific and Cornerstone presents a Steak Sandwich Challenge Series
Third time’s a charm: Premier food distributor Waves Pacific and WOM favourite Cornerstone has teamed up again for another instalment of the #UltimateSteakSandwich challenge. This time around, fellow foodies and sandwich savvies are encouraged to join and whip up their own version of the signature Wagyu Bavette.
To enter, simply purchase the Cornerstone Sandwich set (HK$200) on WP at Home which includes 2 pieces of Ciabatta bread, 300 grams of WX by Rangers Valley Wagyu Bavette and 2 cans of Peroni beers, get jiggy with it and post it on Instagram!
The winning steak will be announced every month and would be featured on Cornerstone’s weekend brunch. As for the winner, you get to receive a HK$1,000 Waves Pacific voucher and enjoy a complimentary brunch with a friend!
Travel around Southeast Asia with Monsoon’s afternoon tea
There is no stopping one of the best openings this year, Elements’ Monsoon, with their launch of a Southeast Asian-inspired afternoon tea (HK$248 for two people). Available daily from 3pm to 5:30, the stunning spread features a wide array of pastries and savouries that’ll transport you to different countries on this side of the globe. Highlights include the must-try pandan custard cream puffs, chocolate coconut Aero, lemongrass chicken baos, Dengdeng Belado spicy beef ribs, and so much more! Top it off with a cocktail or buzz-free option of your choice for an additional HK$38.
Monsoon, Shop 1045,1/F ELEMENTS, 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui, +852 2511 0100
Slide into Honbo this Halloween with their frighteningly adorable mini burgers
One of Hong Kong’s burger go-to (and WOM fave!) Honbo gets festive this spooky season with their Halloween Slider (HK$48). Featuring their signature 2 oz USDA Double Gold Standard beef patty in between pumpkin-shaped buns, it does not get any more wicked than that! Prepare for this one to be all over your IG feed so make sure to get your hands on it, right away! The spooky slider is available from 26th until the 31st of this month at all locations,