Egg Hunt

HK Magazine - - DINING -

Bunny hop around town to the best of Hong Kong’s Easter din­ing deals.

Earth Hour

Pay homage to Mother Na­ture this Easter at healthy food pur­veyor Grass­roots Pantry. On March 19, the plugs will be pulled as Grass­roots serves up a raw menu to bring to at­ten­tion our overde­pen­dence on elec­tric­ity ($550). On Easter week­end, dig into brunch faves in­clud­ing smoked car­rot and fen­nel salad ($98), free-range eggs with ar­ti­choke ($90), and a car­rot wal­nut cake ($78).

G/F, Shop D, 108 Hol­ly­wood Rd., Cen­tral, 2873-3353.

Mama Cooks Best

Noth­ing feels more fa­mil­ial than a bit of Ital­ian warmth and hos­pi­tal­ity. From March 25-28, serves up a brunch menu ($298) with sig­na­ture dishes in­clud­ing M.M.M. (My Mamma’s Meat­balls) and roasted suck­ling pig. The feast in­cludes an an­tipasti spread of cold cuts, roast beef and Ital­ian cheese, and of course home­made pasta: think pap­pardelle with duck ragu and tagli­atelle with black truf­fle and egg­plant. Noon-2:30pm. 30/F, 239 Hen­nessy Rd., Wan Chai, 2887-0270, pi­

Feast on This

Feast (Food by East) pro­vides a fam­i­lyfriendly eggs-pe­ri­ence this Easter with bal­loon twist­ing, magic per­for­mances and egg paint­ing for the kids. Mean­while, adults can feast on oven-roasted quail, Cana­dian Berk­shire pork chops, spaghetti alle von­gole, black an­gus rib-eye, or Bou­chot mus­sels.

March 25-28, $328 brunch, $528 din­ner, half price for kids. 29 Taikoo Shing Rd., Quarry Bay, 3968-3968.

Ital­ian Easter

Spring has sprung at DiVino group: Head to Spasso for the semi-buf­fet (starts at $388) with an egg-cen­tric spread of on­sen eggs, poached Bas­sano white as­para­gus from Veneto, and desserts in­clud­ing the sweet “Colomba” dove shaped cake and of course, choco­late Easter eggs. From mains, choose from fava bean fo­cac­cia, lamb “pol­let­tine” stewed in a rich to­mato and thyme sauce, and roasted baby goat.

Shop G5-8, 12-17, Em­pire Cen­tre, 68 Mody Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui East, 2730-8027, di­

Easter Eats at Frites

Bel­gium beer fa­vorite Frites rings in Easter week­end with an egg hunt and games for the kids, while adults can en­joy Frites’ wide va­ri­ety of Bel­gian beers on tap. Guests are en­cour­aged to dress up for the oc­ca­sion, so snap on those bunny ears and get ready to pose with the Easter Bunny and dig around for choco­late eggs. RSVP es­sen­tial.

G/F, Ox­ford House, Taikoo Place, 979 King’s Rd., Quarry Bay, 2250-5188.

Fam­ily Fun

Easter sweets and sa­vory hol­i­daythemed dishes await at Har­bour Plaza 8 De­grees, with a hol­i­day buf­fet ($328 lunch, $478 din­ner) full of pan-fried foie gras with black truf­fle sauce, wagyu sashimi, French brown crab, and a full-on choco­late dessert buf­fet. An af­ter­noon tea set (3-5pm, $268) will in­clude Easterthemed games for the kids.

199 Kowloon City Rd., To Kwa Wan, 2126-1988.


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