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Rugby Sevens is now in town and Someplace Else is pleased to further spice up this precious moment for you!  From now till 5 Apr, 2006, you can now enjoy the Snack & Beer Combo with a pint of Carlsberg Draft Beer and your favourite choice of Beef Nachos, Chef's Potato Skins, Ham and Cheese Quesadilla, Baked Chorizo Sausage in Puff Pastry or Barbecued Pork Spareribs at $88 only!
 
Someplace Else 讓你於欣賞 Rugby Sevens 精彩賽事時更加盡興!由即日至4月5日,只需$88,你便可暢飲一品脫的嘉士伯生啤,以及下列任何一款你喜愛的小食:Beef Nachos、Chef's Potato Skins、Ham and Cheese Quesadilla、Bakes Chorizo Sausage in Puff Pastry 或 Barbecued Pork Spareribs!

(Information provided by Sheraton Hotel for Someplace else bar)

With spring in full swing, Café Siam will continue to serve true, authentic Thai food with the creation of ‘Cooking with Flower Promotion’ in this beautiful season.  The normal temperature in Thailand all year is about 25-30C and enjoy glorious sunshine throughout the year.

In Thailand, flowers impinge people in a variety of ways.  Not only do Thai people enjoy the look of blossoms, they have also created dishes to incorporate them.  A number of flowers are used as cooking ingredients. They may be fried, boiled, steamed, stewed, battered, baked, grilled, pickled, or they may simply be eaten raw. It is remarkable how Thais have found so many ways of cooking flowers.  

For the whole month of April, Executive Chef, Ah Boa will compile a special menu using classic Thai recipes with innovative thinking to incorporate flowers into tasty cuisines.  The special dishes coming up include :

KURARB TOD KROP  $ 58

Crispy Rose Petal with Sweet Plum Dipping Sauce

TOM KHA DOGE ZON GRIN $ 58

Coconut Milk Soup with Chicken and Cowslip Petal

YAM DOGE KEG HUAY TALAY $ 98

Seafood Salad with Chrysanthemums Petal and Lime Dressing

NEUA PAD DOGE GLUAY MAI $ 128

Stir Fried Beef Fillet with Garlic and Thai Orchid

WOON LAVENDER$ 48

Lavender Coconut Cream

(information provided by the venue)

Café Siam is located at G/F, 40-42 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong. Tel: (852) 2851 4803; Fax: (852) 2581 3545.

COYOTE bar & grill ® in Wanchai today announced the launch of the new Left Handed SIGNATURE MARGARITA®, which will become available on 1st of April. Hong Kong's most preferred premium margarita will feature the trademark squeeze of fresh lime and lemon, big shot of Jose Cuervo Tequila and a dose of triple sec liquor, but the newly designed cocktail has been re-engineered to fit more comfortably in the left hand, thereby reducing "spills" for left-handed margarita lovers. It is estimated that more than 875 left-handed customers visit COYOTE bar & grill ® each day.

The new left-handed SIGNATURE MARGARITA® will have the salt rotated 180 degrees, thereby redistributing the weight of the cocktail so that the bulk of the ingredients will skew to the left, thereby reducing the amount of ice and other ingredients from spilling out the right side of the drink.

"We have always been proud of the fact that we offered 75 different variations of our SIGNATURE MARGARITA®. Now it’s 76 ways. It's the ultimate Mexican indulgence for our left-handed customers," said Gareth Moore, General Manager for COYOTE bar & grill ®

It is estimated that approximately 13 percent of the Hong Kong population (or 845 thousand people) is left-handed, making this consumer group one of the largest--and one of the most over-looked--minority segments in the city.

The new left handed SIGNATURE MARGARITA® will be launched in a half-page ad in HK Magazine, March 31 edition. Initially, the Left-Handed SIGNATURE MARGARITA® will only be available in COYOTE bar & grill ®, however, the company is considering plans to roll it out in it’s sister Mexican restaurant in SoHo, Caramba, located on Elgin Street.

COYOTE bar & grill ® is Hong Kong’s premier Mexican restaurant and first true Margarita bar and is a well known party destination. Classic Mexican dishes alongside the more adventurous and ultra-hip Southwest US Cuisine has established Coyote as a true destination restaurant.

(information provided by the venue)

The Café Presents Strawberry Mania Tea Buffet

Great news to Strawberry fans!  The Café will be serving you with around 20 different strawberries delicacies nicely presented at the as a special highlights of its Tea Buffet throughout April.

Strawberry Mania Tea Buffet
The exotic flavors never stops at The Café.  Starting from 1st April 2005, The Café will present the Strawberry Mania Tea Buffet, featuring an array of scrumptious selection of strawberry delights. 

Strawberry delights include White Chocolate Mousses with spicy Strawberries in glass, Strawberry Mille Feuille, Strawberry Souffle and many more.  No hassle writing down the names, as all the strawberry delights will be indicated next to the buffet items.

More wonders at Tea Buffet
Ciabatta with Turkey and Avocado Dip, Soft Roll with Shrimp with Curry Mayonnaise,  Thai Style Fried Rice or Fried Rice with Shredded Chicken are available to ignite your senses.


Mondays to Sundays
Price:  $148 (Adult) / $74 (Child)
Time: 3:00pm to 5:30pm


For enquiries, please call 2369 1111 ext. 3333.

*A 10% service charge will be added to your bill.

(information provided by the Sheraton Hotel)

Be Happy at illy bar & ristorante

After a long workday, unwind yourself with our Happy Hour for half price on selected drinks plus free sampler of our famous pizza in mini bite size.

In order to make our customers happy, illy bar & ristorante now offer 50% discount  on all house spirits with mixer,House wines, cocktails and bottled beers… and also on our signature coffee cocktails with recipes designed by illycaffe in Italy.  Popular coffee cocktails such as : 

Beatrice-with Espresso lightly sugared with vodka and grand marnier. Served straight up with fresh cream layered on top.

Cristina- Espresso with sugar, grappa and a dash of Campari served straight up with fresh cream layered on top. (please find attached picture for your reference)

Happy Hour runs from 5 - 9pm Monday to Saturday

Address:

illy bar & ristorante

First Floor LKF Tower

No.33 Wyndham Street

Central, HK

Please call us at 25262627 for reservations

The Cavern (Shop 1, 55 D’Aguilar Street, Central.  Tel: 2121 8969) re-opens its doors on February 24, 2006, with a brand new look and a brand new beat. Customers can look forward to non stop live music; from unplugged to full volume.

Chill out with everyone’s favorite live band, The Bones, every night starting with unplugged music at 8pm. (730pm on Sundays).  From 11pm, they will rev up to full volume till late night. Sundays will be split jam from 1030pm. 

The interior had been expanded thereby accommodating more people. Walk in to see more high tables and chairs and also a larger dance area separated by a counter with eye-catching white arches that stretch up from the countertops. A new enclave is found on the right – walk a few steps up and look behind blue curtains to find another new bar featured under some exquisitely illuminated red acrylic rod lamps that protrude from mirrored discs on the ceiling. This is a more exclusive area with cozy bench seats.   

A variety of beverages are available including: Martins, Champagne Cocktails, Wines, Bottled Spirits and Beers.  Of course there are also plenty of snacks to munch on. Try the Spinach, Chesse and Artichoke Dip with Grilled Bread ($68),  Bruschetta with Buffalo Mozzarella, Basil, Tomatoes and Parma Ham ($68), Nachos with melted Cheese, Olives, Jalapenos and Sour Cream  ($55), just to mention a few.

So drop into the best live music venue in Lan Kwai Fong –the brand new Cavern!

Cover charge $100 with 1 standard drink every Friday and Saturday.

Post 97’S Early Bird Breakfast, served 7 days a week from 9:30am to 11:30am is now only HK$65 (plus 10% service charge) is one of the best value kick-starters in town. The Early Bird Breakfast selections feature signature Post favourites such as Eggs Benedict, Eggs Marian, Smoked Salmon Scrambled Eggs, and of course, the Post Grill Up, as well as Bacon, Avocado and Tomato Omelette, Wild Mushrooms with Poached Eggs and Spinach on a Toasted Brioche, and Dorset Muesli (for the more health conscious!). For an additional HK$20, bottomless tea or coffee is available to accompany the breakfast or fresh Orange/Grapefruit/Pineapple juice at HK$22 a glass.

As part of Post 97's celebration of the upcoming Rugby 7s madness, anyone who shows their Rugby 7s ticket from Monday 27th March until April 4th is entitled to 20% off Post’s dinner menu. Offering an eclectic menu of international appetizers, pastas, main courses and dessert, the regular price of a two-course dinner is HK$220 or HK$250 with a glass of house wine, or HK$250 for three-courses.

So whether it’s for a power breakfast or a Rugby 7s night on the town, Post 97 is the place to be.

Post 97 is open from 9:30am – 1:00am from Monday to Thursday, 9:30am – 2:30am on Friday and Saturday and from 9:30am – 1am on Sunday. Happy Hour is from 3:00pm – 7:00pm daily. For reservations, Telephone 2186 1816/1817.

Post 97 is owned and operated by The ninetysevengroup. Other venues owned and operated by The ninetysevengroup are Club 97, La Dolce Vita, Café Einstein and Song.

(information provide by the Group)

DiVino Wine Bar & Grill has re-vamped its successful “Aperitif Moment”, an enduringly popular concept that offers customers, free of charge, a selection of small savoury treats (similar to tapas) that perfectly complement social or after-work drinks.

The newly designed Aperitif Moment, which takes place daily 6pm and 7:30pm, sees a total change of items. These include mini Parmesan tarts; mozzarella in carrozza; traditional Italian chicken "polpette"; mini vol au vent with porcini and mascarpone ; tomato wedges with tuna and caper; "arancini" deep fried rice ball;  and roulades of bell pepper and anchovies.

According to Chef Michele Senigaglia, who has designed the new items: “Our Aperitif Moment has been hugely popular ever since we opened back in March 2003. We get many regulars coming back time and again to try it and also the regular daily pizza squares that are served at 7:15pm.”

To further enhance the tempting after work offer, Senigaglia also serves up the Chef’s Call at 7:30pm - a portion of piping hot, fresh pasta which is shared out amongst whoever is present. 

This tradition has proved so popular in Italy that customers often start appearing up to an hour beforehand to make sure they get a plate of something truly fresh, hot and totally tasty!

DiVino is open daily for lunch and dinner Monday – Friday. Open on Saturday evening. Closed on Sundays.  All major credit cards accepted.

Reservations: 2167 8883

(information provided by the PR company)

Tribeca Nightclub will open in December in the same location as the old Club Ing in Wanchai.

ImageWanchai is moving up market with a classy new cocktail bar and coffee shop on the corner of Jaffe and Fenwick St. called MOODS. Open 24 hours it will be a coffee shop during the day and a cocktail bar in the evening. Takeaway breakfast, lunches and wonderful coffee will be available all day but in the evenings, ‘til the wee small hours cocktails will be the order of choice plus a great selection of wines, champagnes, and up market European bottle beers will all feature on the drinks menu

The décor is also a little different with a unique coloured light ceiling, bar top and floor lighting that you won’t see anywhere else in Hong Kong. And it changes; the colours that is, to match your mood. Just let us know “What you are in the MOOD for?” and we can mix up a colour to suit. It also features the biggest plasma screen in any bar in Wanchai if not Hong Kong.

If you are in the MOOD for live sport, a pool game or just want to throw some darts, pop up the stairs and you are in Skitz Sports Bar, one of the best in Hong Kong. Or wonder through to Les Visages for some dancing and live music with Wild Style, the new resident band Tue to Sunday 11pm to close

Moods officially opens on 15th November but if you sneak down before then and after 3pm we won’t turn you away.

(information provided by the venue)

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