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DiningCity launches WE LOVE DINING campaign with over 200 participating restaurants

2020-11-16 17:19 911

HONG KONG, Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading bilingual online dining guide and instant booking platform DiningCity, supported by the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB), launched WE LOVE DINING on November 11. Running until December 20, the festival features over 200 quality restaurants throughout the city, each offering valued lunch and dinner set menus.

The menus will be available across three different price tiers, starting from HK$118 for lunch and HK$188 for dinner. With a wide variety of cuisines, there's something for everyone and for all occasions — whether it's a casual lunch with friends, a warm family dinner or a romantic night out. WE LOVE DINING is an opportunity for diners to sample and savour the flavours of Hong Kong's outstanding restaurants, including the best dishes at Michelin-starred restaurants, all at excellent value and epitomizing the essence of the "Gourmet Capital" of Asia.

WE LOVE DINING as one of the highlighted events for the Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival, organized by HKTB. This year's edition of WE LOVE DINING will be held in two phases: WE LOVE DINING followed by WE LOVE DINING 100 Hot Picks. The details are as follows:

Phase One: WE LOVE DINING (Nov. 11–Nov. 29)

Reservations for WE LOVE DINING opened to the public on November 11. Guests can secure their reservations by booking through the event website (welovedining.diningcity.hk) or the DiningCity app.

Price Tier 1:

Lunch: HK$118
Dinner: HK$188

 

Price Tier 2:

Lunch: HK$148
Dinner: HK$288

 

Price Tier 3:

Lunch: HK$188 or up
Dinner: HK$388 or up

 

Phase Two: WE LOVE DINING 100 Hot Picks (Dec. 5–Dec. 20)

During the three-week period in the first phase of WE LOVE DINING, DiningCity will scrutinize ratings diners give participating restaurants on the DiningCity app and their booking numbers to select the top 100 rated restaurants and compose the 100 Hot Picks list. Selected restaurants will extend their set menus to Phase Two and guests will be able to enjoy the same excellent value, outstanding gastronomic experience as recommended and selected by fellow discerning food lovers from Phase One. Reservations for Phase Two will be opened on December 3.

Additionally, any diner who leaves a review on a participating restaurant's page on the DiningCity app on or before November 26 will be automatically entered into a lucky draw. The more restaurant reviews a diner leaves, the greater chances to win as each review will count as one entry for the lucky draw. Winners will receive a dinner cash voucher to enjoy the Hong Kong's vibrant dining scene. The lucky draw winners will be announced on December 17.

Participating Michelin-Starred Restaurants Include:

  • Kaishiwaya Hong Kong -- Two Michelin stars; authentic kaiseki cuisine from Osaka
  • Arbor -- Two Michelin stars; innovative cuisine with Japanese ingredients and a Nordic touch
  • Sun Tung Lok Chinese Cuisine -- Two Michelin stars; a premium Chinese restaurant specialising in top-quality Cantonese fares
  • Ah Yat Harbour View Restaurant -- One Michelin star; high-quality traditional Cantonese cuisine in a contemporary setting with stunning views
  • Aaharn -- One Michelin star; helmed by internationally renowned chef David Thompson as a creative exploration into world-class Thai cuisine

Acclaimed International Restaurants Include:

  • CIAK – In The Kitchen -- Hong Kong's first "refined trattoria" specialising in oven-baked pizza, under the guidance of celebrity chef Umberto Bombana
  • Duck & Waffle -- a popular eatery serving contemporary takes on British cuisine with influences from across Europe
  • Sushi Kin -- luxury Japanese cuisine with master sushi chefs at the helm
  • Kuro Shabu -- an upscale restaurant featuring Japanese hot pot, using top-quality Japanese wagyu and other meats
  • Castellana Restaurant -- authentic, high-end Italian with a focus on the regional Piedmont cuisine from Northern Italy

Other Restaurants Include:

  • Reserva Iberica Tapas Bar & Cafe -- a popular, authentic tapas bar full of Spanish culture and lifestyle
  • Figaro -- home to unique flavours by combining the characteristics of both French and Japanese cuisine
  • Te Quiero Mucho -- an authentic Mexican restaurant with a lively atmosphere
  • Brunch Club -- one of Hong Kong's most popular trendy brunch spots
  • Qi - Nine Dragons -- a modern Sichuan restaurant with stunning views

Regarding the upcoming event, DiningCity founder Onno Schreurs remarked, "We are very honoured that WE LOVE DINING has received the support of the Hong Kong Tourism Board. Being one of the partners in Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival gives DiningCity and our booking platform a unique place and value. We look forward to promoting Hong Kong's wine and culinary culture, and to creating more opportunities for people to enjoy high-level gastronomic experiences in between the hustle and bustle of daily work and life."

World renowned master chef Mr. Yeung Koon Yat's protege and Director of Ah Yat Harbour View Restaurant, Mr. Chan Chi Ho, reflected, "Food festivals have always been popular in Hong Kong, so I look forward to seeing WE LOVE DINING bringing more food lovers to our restaurant. Our team is ready and eager to welcome both new and regular customers with a fabulous culinary experience."

As a global gastronomic destination that combines Eastern and Western culture, Hong Kong lives up to expectations in every sense, encompassing a rich variety of diverse cuisines and cultures from across the globe. WE LOVE DINING presents a chance to experience the world through unforgettable culinary experiences, celebrate the joy of good company and good food.

Trade Promotion Competition Licence No.: 53827

About DiningCity

DiningCity is an online bilingual guide and instant reservation platform for premium restaurants across Hong Kong. DiningCity offers restaurant listings, introductions, reviews, pictures and the ability to make instant reservations for its users. DiningCity is the organiser of the international well-known event: Restaurant Week. Hong Kong Restaurant Week. The official website of DiningCity Hong Kong is https://www.diningcity.hk/.

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