From saving one restaurant at a time to learning to cook from the celebrity chefs in the comfort of your own home, Hong Kong has so much to give to end your 2020 in style.
Here are the best foodie experiences that you should check out:
34 Online Masterclasses
From cooking to wine tasting masterclasses by world-renowned wine critic James Suckling, well-respected Hong Kong chef Dai Lung, Michelin-starred chef Vicky Cheng, and the likes, Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival is back with even more interactive foodie experiences this year.
You can watch live, pre-order an ingredient kit and interact with the industry experts during the live stream or catch up on a recorded masterclass for free.
When: Every Weekend (21 Nov to 6 Dec)
Price: Free live streaming and recordings are available on the event website. Participants can pre-order cooking or tasting kits (starting from HK$150) online and have them delivered before each masterclass.
How to book: https://masterclasses.discoverhongkong.com/
Hong Kong Cocktail Weeks
Nearly 100 specially crafted cocktails are only available during this event period for the whisky-curious crowd, cocktail lovers and anyone who enjoy a cuppa alcoholic twist on coffee or tea.
Unwind at the participating ought-to-know bars and restaurants, meet your favourite mixologists and get your cocktails with a special discount.
When: 9 Nov to 10 Dec
Where: Nearly 30 bars and restaurants (Click to see the bar list)
Price: Starting from HK$298 (Original HK$358) which includes 3 cocktail tokens and 1 goodie bag
How to book: www.hkcocktailweeks.com
12 Days of Christmas
What’s Christmas without the spirit of giving?
Enjoy the best food & beverages in Hong Kong, New York City, Seoul, Bangkok, Taipei and United Kingdom donated by leading chefs and F&B professionals, while helping those in need.
From Dim Sum Class + Three Michelin Star Set Menu with Wine Pairing for 4 guests at Forum Restaurant to owning a coveted bottle of Krug 2000 Jeroboam (3 litres), 100% of the proceeds will be donated directly to ChickenSoup Foundation to help children, youth and elders under extreme hardship.
These foodie experiences can be shared with your family and friends. Mark your calendar!
When: 1 Dec to 12 Dec
How it works: Each day 1 or 2 prizes/packages will be upload at 12:00 pm HKT/SIN. Packages will be sold based on a first-come first-served basis.
Price: HK$5,000 to HK$20,000
How to bid: www.12daysofchristmas.shop (full list)
Weekend Art Brunch
Parents, here’s something to entertain the kiddos! Children under 12 can enjoy a complimentary art class taught by HKAC artists during your brunch at Lee Lo Mei (Click to see brunch menu).
Psst! The third kid in the group can enjoy complimentary set menu.
When: Every Weekend (From 28 Nov to 19 Dec), Brunch 12pm to 4pm, Art Lesson 1:30pm-3pm
Where: G/F – 1/F, 8 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong
Price: Adult at HKD 380 per person, Kids under 11 years old at HKD 80 per person
How to book: email@example.com
Past Foodie Experiences (Ended)
One-Night-Only Caviar & Wine Tasting Experience
Asia’s Top 50 restaurant, Neighborhood and Somm’s Philosophy will be hosting a sumptuous one-night-only luxurious caviar and wine tasting experience on 25 November.
Featuring the N25 Caviar from one of Hong Kong’s premier food distributor, Waves Pacific, this will be a night of indulgence in the exclusive and signature dishes by Chef David Tai and excellent wine-pairing by Sommelier Reeze Choi.
Seats are limited. Book early. Come hungry.
When: 25 Nov (Wednesday)
Price: HK$1,500 per person for food, excluding wine pairing
How to book: +852 2617 0891
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Photo courtesy of The Forks & Spoons (Image 1), Waves Pacific (Image 2), Discover Hong Kong (Image 3), Hong Kong Cocktail Weeks (Image 4), Lee Lo Mei (Image 5), Forks & Spoons (Image 6).