All the Hong Kong dining news that’s good for you! We’ve rounded up this month’s most exciting news when it comes to restaurants – from Grassroots Pantry’s successor, Nectar, to vegetarian bites in Wan Chai to a first-of-its-kind brunch event from the minds who bring you Clockenflap.
GRASSROOTS PANTRY MAKES WAY FOR NECTAR
Longstanding vegetarian favourite GrassrootsPantry shuttered its doors to make way for Nectar, a brand-new concept from chef and owner Peggy Chan. Taking sustainability and earth-friendly practices to the next level, this vegan fine-dine will offer tasting menus of five, eight or twelve courses, as well as a free-flow brunch option on the weekends, showcasing the latest and most innovative eco-friendly ways of preparing plants. nectarexperience.co
FEAST TO BRING NEW BRUNCH CONCEPT TO HONG KONG
The brainchild of events company Magnetic Asia and catering company Pyjama, FEAST is a brand-new brunch event, where eight chefs from top local restaurants come together to create a multi-course, free-flow banquet. The first event is taking place on September 7-8 at PMQ and features dishes from Aaharn, Francis and Kinship, to name a few. It’s $680 per adult for free-flow food and drink from 12:30-4:30pm.
SPROUT CAFE SOFT OPENS ON HENNESSY ROAD
Quick, healthy and cheap meals abound at Sprout Cafe, a casual vegetarian spot in the middle of Wan Chai. Takeaway options start at just $39 on weekdays, or once the restaurant is fully opened in early September, you can go for the healthy bu et for just $98 for a 50-minute slot. Come for the buffet; stay for the delicious vegan cakes, coffees and health-boosting smoothies.
AVOBAR TO OPEN IN K11 MUSEA
Love avocados? You’ll be thrilled to learn that Covent Garden’s Avobar is opening an outpost in new harbourside mall, K11 Musea. We don’t have all the details as of press time, but expect IG-tastic “on-toast” dishes, Buddha bowls and superfood-packed dishes, all paying tribute to the humble avocado, in a bright, leafy space. Keep an eye open for updates at facebook.com/avobarhk.
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