WOM weekender at home: What to eat and drink in Hong Kong this weekend
23 Jul 2020
As the third wave continues to run its course, here’s how you can still support the local dining scene at the comfort (and safety!) of your own home:
ICHU launches takeaway service
Helmed by the charming and WOM favourite chef Sang Jeong, H Queen’s hotspot and Peruvian go-to ICHU Peru is now open for takeaway and delivery. Available from 12pm to 10pm all seven days of the week, diners can now have their ceviche fix any time of the day. Place your orders by phone or via Deliveroo. Plus, if you pick it up yourself, you get 20 per cent off.
ICHU Peru, 3/F, H Queen's, 80 Queen's Road Central, Central, Hong Kong; +852 2477 7717
Have your baos at home thanks to Dim Sum Library
Need a dumpling fix? Get all that and Dim Sum (see what we did there?) as Dim Sum Library introduces delivery and takeaway services from their Pacific Place and Elements’ kitchens. Open for lunch and dinner, tuck into signature highlights such as their reimagined Xiaolong Baos and Wagyu Puffs at the comfort of your own sofa. Place orders for takeaway via phone at either branch or enjoy delivery-exclusive meals via Deliveroo.
Enjoy Michelin-starred meals at home thanks to chef Simon Rogan
Upping the ante on the delivery game is none other than highly-acclaimed British chef-owner Simon Rogan with his latest initiative: Simon Rogan at home (HK$300 for 3 courses). From Friday 17 July, diners can enjoy a three-course meal specially prepared by the culinary genius behind Michelin-starred Roganic. Highlights include the well-loved Soda bread and whipped brown butter to start, the signature Local Three Yellow Chicken, sweetcorn and maitake mushroom for mains and a Caramelised white chocolate pudding, strawberry and toasted hay custard top off the meal. And to help you achieve the full fine-dining experience, the meal also comes with reheating instructions and a video. Book at least 24 hours in advance and place your orders here.
Chaat now available for delivery
While we are unable to travel these days, Chaat, helmed by Executive Chef Manav Tuli, happily brings India right to your doorstep. Available on Deliveroo via Bayfare Social, tuck into delicious and authentic Indian fare without ever stepping foot out the door. Place your orders here. A takeaway service is also available daily from 12pm to 10pm.
Holt's Café introduces a delivery menu
Rosewood Hong Kong’s all-day diner Holt’s Cafe has just launched a delivery menu for you to enjoy some must-try, local comfort food at home. Available from 12pm to 10pm, sample Hong Kong-style staples such as Sweet & Sour Pork (HK$220) and Wok Fried Grouper (HK$280) without leaving the sofa. Delivery offers are also extended to Kowloon (HK$150 delivery fee) and Hong Kong island (HK$300 delivery fee). Call ahead to place your orders.
Holt's Café, Level 2, Rosewood Hong Kong Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui; +852 5239 9210
Have your pho and eat it too (at home) courtesy of XUÂN
Step up your work-from-home lunches because newly-opened XUÂN is now available for takeaway and on Deliveroo. Made just pho you (if you know, you know), call ahead to place your orders.
XUÂN,G/F, 18 Lun Fat Street, Wan Chai; +852 2891 1177
Host your very own lobster feast with Red Lobster
Step up at-home date nights or al desko lunches with everyone’s favourite crustaceans as Red Lobster introduces a dine-out menu available on Foodpanda. Sample gourmet dishes like the Lobster in Mornay Cheese Sauce (HK$408) or devour the best seafood they have to offer in the Ultimate Feast (HK$328) any time of the day from 12pm on 9pm.
Red Lobster, G/F, 8 Cleveland St, Fashion Walk, Causeway Bay, +852 2261 2996; https://www.redlobster.com/
Go avo-crazy in your pajamas thanks to Avobar
K11 Musea’s avocado-themed Avobar has just launched their latest summer offerings now also available for takeaway. Celebrate the summer season with their Avo Cacao Shake and enjoy 15 per cent off (takeaway orders after 6pm) while you’re at it.
Avobar, Shop B201, K11 Musea, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui; http://avobar.hk/
Roti Tori now available for delivery and pick up
There’s no need to head to one of the most celebrated kitchens at Jardine House’s highly innovative BaseHall, Roti Tori by yakitori experts Yardbird. Enjoy your very own plate (or five!) of Japanese rotisserie chicken bedside or al-desko. Place your orders here.
Roti Tori, LG9, Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central; https://roti-tori.com/