There is good news for food lovers, and then there is great news. The expected arrival of Christmas festive menus is enriching our holiday celebrations despite the current social distancing measures. Even though hairy crab season is ending and Chinese New Year has yet to arrive, there is plenty to look forward to throughout this holiday season, as we anticipate the arrival of new cakes and cookies, and Chinese winter dishes to warm us up for the cooler weather to come.
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Black Sheep Restaurants’ Butter Cake Shop Launches 6-Month Pop-Up At Landmark
The popular online cake shop will take physical form for six months. From 1 December through May 2021, dessert lovers can purchase Butter’s most popular cakes at their pop-up store at the Landmark. This esteemed bakery presented by Black Sheep Restaurants serves some of the best American-styled baked goods in town. The pop-up bakery will offer four pies (apple, cherry, banana cream, and Tennessee whiskey caramel pecan) and five cake varieties (triple chocolate, carrot, NY cheesecake, pineapple upside-down cake, and Christmas-exclusive red velvet candy cane). Pies are available at HK$80 per slice and cakes at HK$90 per slice. Guests can also enjoy them with a root beer float at HK$70 and strawberry limeade at HK$50. The pop-up cake shop will be located at Shop 239 at the Landmark.
Beef & Liberty’s New Burger And Festive Sweets
Beef & Liberty welcomes the holiday season with a new burger. Created by chef Neil Tomes, the ‘Sweet Baby Cheesus’ burger features warm buns filled with a Scottish beef patty, brie and blue cheeses, onion jam, cranberry sauce and homemade pickles. The Sweet Baby Cheesus burger is priced at HK$139 each, with an alternative option of substituting an Impossible meat patty for an additional HK$20. Beef & Liberty also launches new sweet offerings, including a warm Christmas cookie skillet with cream and an almond coconut black tea latte. All three new Christmas offerings are available at all locations of Beef & Liberty.
K11 Musea’s Avobar Launches New Dishes
Avobar launches a new series of festive dishes just in time for Christmas. The avocado-themed restaurant’s Christmas celebrations cover four new dishes, including a pulled turkey brioche served with sliced avocado, wasabi mayo, salsa verde, and a turmeric-poached egg; herb-crusted duck breast served with sweet potato mash, rocket leaves and avocado. The new Christmas special is complete with chocolate fondant served with avocado cream and a special avocado hot chocolate. The new festive avocado dishes are available from now until 31 December.
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