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February 6, 2015

You Just Got Served

Been there, done that, got the t-shirt? It’s a new year and the perfect time for you to hit refresh on your dining out routine. Here’s our pick of the top five new spots in town…

Arcane 3/F, 18 On Lan Street, Central, +852 2728 0178

Defined as: “mysterious, only known to the initiate, secret,” but not for much longer. Michelin starred chef Shane Osborn has created an intimate and approachable restaurant where the both the food and the dining room (with a gorgeous herb filled terrace) will satisfy and wow. Try keeping this one a hush hush. Can’t Miss Dish: Marinated scallops in lime with avocado crème fraiche, Sauteed potato gnocchi, black truffle, cep purée, roasted leek, morel ragout, parmesan, and Short rib of Wagyu beef with spiced greens compote, roasted alliums and burnt onion jus

Quest by Que 28/F, 239 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai +852 2554 0888

Searching the streets of Wan Chai for a hot new restaurant? Just look up. Located on the 28th floor of a shiny new building in Wan Chai, Chef Que Vinh Dang (of TBLS) takes the tasting menu to a whole new level. Expect lots of creativity and surprises in delicious Asian and European inspired dishes. Your quest for edgy, exciting food has ended! Can’t Miss Dish: Yellow Tail Sashmi with Tomato Jelly and Yuzukosho Nuoc Mam and Que’s take on Beef Pho, beef tartare, on a bed of rice noodles, topped with a shaving of foie gras and an herb salad

Chino 1B-1C New Praya, Kennedy Town, +852 2606 0588

Welcome to K-Town B*tch! (O.C. reference? Anybody? Anybody?) Grab Marissa and Summer and run to Kennedy Town’s newest and hottest restaurant. Former Nobu Chef Erik Idos has created delicious Mexican food with inspiring Asian flavours and totally cool décor. Chino here we come. Can’t Miss Dish: Mushroom with mizuna and burnt jalapeno, Crispy fish tacos, Cochinita pibil, and the Spicy guacamole

ON – Dining Kitchen & Lounge 29/F, 18 On Lan Street, Central, +852 2174 8100

Stunning city views, “1950’s Rivera” inspired décor, and an interactive open kitchen, um, Bring.It.ON. Chef Philippe Orrico along with an all-star team of chefs, sommeliers and bartenders including Jeremy Evrard of Caprice, Nicolas Deneux of Grand Hyatt HK, and Giancarlo Mancino of Il Milione, has just launched his newest restaurant, ON. Delicious southern European and Mediterranean food prepared and served tableside will bring you to a whole new level of dining theatre. Game ON! Can’t Miss Dish63°egg with sautéed mushrooms, bisque and yuzu, Sole meunière with potatoes and black truffle (for two), and Jeremy Evrard’s to-die-for cheese selections

Pirata 30/F, 239 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai +852 2887 0270

Your go to Italian spot just got hijacked by this Wan Chai new comer. Simple and honest recipes paired with top quality ingredients? You had us at ciao! Gorgeous artisanal breads, fresh pasta, and melt-in-your-mouth dinners inspired by the chef’s grandparent’s farm in Turin are all part of the experience at Pirata, and if that isn’t enough, check out their dedicated vermouth menu. The wallflower of the cocktail world is finally getting her turn in the spotlight and we can’t wait to take her for a spin! Can’t Miss Dish: M.M.M meatballs (My Mama’s Meatballs) and Lasagna with beef ragout, besciamella and parmesan

So, what time are we meeting for dinner? xoxo The Dim Sum Girls

For more new restaurant ideas, check out our list of the Top 10 Places to See and Be Scene This Winter.

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