Hong Kong is more than just a place for shopping and and sight-seeing. Aside from its shopping destinations that cater to any budget and world-class tourist attractions including Ocean Park, Disneyland and The Peak, Hong Kong also offers a wide variety of dining experiences for both locals and tourists. Recently, several new upscale restaurants opened their doors in Asia's World City.
Strip House by Harlan Goldstein in Lan Kwai Fong – A New York-style steakhouse with sexy and sophisticated 1940's inspired interiors featuring retro furnishings and framed pinup girls. Classic Sinatra songs in the background complete the retro vibe. Celebrity chef and owner Harlan Goldstein serves delectable charcoal-grilled steaks with a variety of sauces and mouth-watering side dishes to choose from. The drink list offers cocktails with fancy and titillating names such as "panty dropper" and "pole dancer." Strip House by Harlan Goldstein is located at 5/F Grand Progress Building, No. 15-16, Lan Kwai Fong, Central.
The View 62 by Paco Roncero is the new place to be in Wan Chai, Hong Kong. Owner and world-renowned Spanish chef Paco Roncero whips up "nouvelle cuisine," a modern European menu comprised of exciting new dishes that do not only taste great but are also impeccably presented on the plate. The View 62 is located at the 62nd and topmost floor of Wan Chai’s iconic Hopewell Centre at Queen’s Road East. Being the only revolving restaurant atop a skyscraper in Hong Kong, View 62 offers magnificent views of the city's skyline.
AMMO Cafe at Asia Society Hong Kong Centre in Admiralty, is clearly an excellent example of innovative ways to convert and reuse a historical site without losing its character. Located at 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, AMMO cafe used to be an explosive magazine compound built in the 19th century that was converted into a restaurant and bar with in impressive interiors designed by Joyce Wang. The history of the location practically explains where the name AMMO (a slang term for ammunition) came from but the it is also an acronym for Asia, Modern, Museum and Original. The restaurant serves modern Asian- and Mediterranean-inspired menu’s by chef and restaurateur Tony Cheng and his mentor chef Roland Schuller. The cafe serves an all-day menu from 11:30 am until 9:00 pm with three-course set lunches, tapas at cocktail hour, and dinner service.