Bunny hop around town to the best of Hong Kong’s Easter dining deals.
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, pirata.hk.
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.
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, divinogroup.com.
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.
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.