YanY Toh Heen

Hong Kong Tatler Best Restaurants (Hong Kong / Macau) - - Editor’s choice -

ol­low­ing its ren­o­va­tion in 2013, the I nterContinental’s Chi­nese restau­rant has gone from strength to strength. I n ad­di­tion to up­grad­ing the interiors with a sump­tu­ous mix of beau­ti­ful jade de­tails and el­e­gant taupe fab­rics, the restau­rant has em­ployed it s own tea som­me­lier, Kelvin Ng. Mean­while, chef Lau Yiu-fai’s fre­quent rounds of i nno­va­tion has kept the menu thrilling and wor­thy of many a re­turn visit.

De­spite be­ing housed in the base­ment level of the ho­tel, the din­ing room still en­joys a view out to­wards the Av­enue of Stars and Vic­to­ria Har­bour, the soft over­head light­ing cast­ing a warm glow over pro­ceed­ings. This is lux­ury at its finest, we think, as we sink into the com­fort­able ban­quettes with an ar­ray of silk cush­ion­scush­ion and take a sip of per­fectly brewed

os­man­thus oo­long tea.

Chef Lau tends to pay spe­cial at­ten­tion to in­ter­est­ing sea­sonal in­gre­di­ents and pro­duce that can some­times be un­con­ven­tion­alun in clas­si­cal Can­tonese c ui­sine, ren­der­ing them with

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