January 29, 2016

If all this cold weather has you craving something hearty, warming and full of flavour, you’re in luck. From Caribbean spice to aromatic Indian to sizzling Thai and Vietnamese to scrumptious breads and steaming bowl-size cappuccinos, we’ve rounded up the top 5 new dining spots to try now…

Mak Mak
217A 2/F Landmark Atrium 15 Queen’s Road, Central, Hong Kong,  + 852 2983 1003, www.makmak.hk
Turn up the heat on winter dining at restaurateur Yenn Wong’s stylish take on a traditional Thai grocery store and residence. Grab and go with the freshest and tastiest takeaway lunches in town or slip into the vibrant dining room for a taste of Chef Mumu’s sizzling Central Thai cuisine.

Le Garçon Saigon
12-14 Wing Fung Street, Wan Chai, +852 2455 2499, www.legarconsaigon.com
Say “good morning Vietnam” at this bustling brasserie tucked away behind Star Street where Saigon flavours meet mid-century Parisian style. Chef Bao La brings forth the flavours of his childhood in a menu focused on the Saigonese culture of grilling, all wrapped up with Black Sheep restaurant group’s signature upbeat modern flair.

Bindaas
33 Aberdeen Street, Central, +852 2447 9998, www.iambindaas.com
Creating buzz among foodies as potentially the best Indian food in HK, Bindaas serves traditional street foods and Indian tapas with a fresh, modern focus and chilled out vibe. Curry up as this place is booking up fast!

Paradis
3/F, Winning Centre, 46–48 Wyndham Street, Central, +852 3182 0105, www.paradishk.com
On an island above Wyndham Street, vibrant Caribbean energy meets French gastronomy and classic cocktails resulting in a menu filled with unique and diverse flavours. For foodies seeking the next new taste, it’s Paradis found!

Le Pain Quotidien
Shop No G40-41, The Avenue, 200 Queen’s Road East, Wanchai, www.lepainquotidien.com.hk
Hot out of the oven, this much-adored Belgian bakery and coffee shop chain is opening its first outpost in Hong Kong next month. Specializing in fresh, healthful sandwiches, amazing breads and bowl-size cappuccinos, these little slices of heaven are set to pop up all over town in the new few years.

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