This autumn, Man Wah will welcome back the team from Cheng Long Hang Crab Palace Restaurant in Shanghai with their famed Shanghai hairy crab. Using these finest ingredients, Chef Chi-Kwong Hung, Chef de Cuisine of Man Wah, will create a Shanghainese hairy crab feast available between 28 October and 30 November 2016. Due to the popularity from previous years’ visits, two colleagues from Cheng Long Hang will be on hand to showcase the skill of de-shelling whole crabs in less than three minutes.
The new seasonal menu will feature 20 Shanghai hairy crab dishes, including the aromatic fresh steamed whole hairy crab (six taels); stir fried king prawn with rice cake and crabmeat; braised pork ball with crabmeat in brown sauce; deep fried boneless chicken wing with crabmeat; and pan fried scallop with shrimp paste and crabmeat. In addition to the chef’s speciality menu which changes weekly, two six-course lunch menus priced at HKD768* and HKD1,088* respectively, and a six-course dinner menu priced at HKD1,388* will also be available throughout the period.
“We are excited to welcome back this popular delicacy to Hong Kong and use these in my new dishes,” shares Chef Hung. “Cheng Long Hang Crab Palace Restaurant has its own private crab farm at Lake Tai Hu, one of the best homes to hairy crab in China. All these roe-filled hairy crab served at Man Wah are personally selected and shipped fresh, ensuring that they are the best of the best.”
Cheng Long Hang is one of only three official Shanghai hairy crab distributors appointed by the Chinese government. For the past 50 years, they have been importing the best crabs to China and several surrounding countries, including Hong Kong, Taiwan and Japan. Its private crab farm at Lake Tai Hu in Jiangsu Province near Shanghai is located in the best possible position within the lake. With its unique feeding facility and quality control process, Cheng Long Hang guarantees excellent quality of their Shanghai crabs to be one of the best in the market.
Man Wah is Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong’s signature one-Michelin-starred Cantonese restaurant and is often referred to as Hong Kong’s most beautiful dining space. Situated on the 25th floor, Man Wah is regarded as the finest Chinese restaurant in the city, thanks to its imperial splendour and panoramic view that looks over Victoria Harbour and the Hong Kong cityscape. The menu perfectly illustrates Chef Chi-Kwong Hung masterful skills in creating an authentic range of dishes that include local favourites alongside seasonal specialities. Man Wah is open for lunch from 11 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. Monday to Friday, and from 10.30 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and every day for dinner from 6.30 p.m. to 10.30 p.m. Delicate Cantonese dim sum is available every day for lunch. For reservations, guests may call the restaurant directly at +852 2825 4003 or e-mail email@example.com. – cross check opening times.
The iconic Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong is the epitome of contemporary luxury combined with Oriental heritage. Having delighted guests with award-winning services and impressive facilities for over 50 years, it is a much-loved address for those seeking an exclusive sanctuary in the heart of this exciting city. The hotel’s spacious rooms and suites offer magnificent views of the famous Victoria Harbour and the city’s skyline. A collection of 10 outstanding restaurants and bars, including three with Michelin Stars, a Shanghainese-inspired holistic spa, an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness centre, make Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong the quintessential “home away from home” for discerning leisure and business travellers alike.
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