Food & Dining at PMQ 元創方 | Hong Kong
The first cafe that caught my eye was Fatina & Chefo, EAT & PLAY by Chocolate Rain created by local designer Prudence Mak in Staunton. Chocolate Rain offers unique and handcrafted pieces of accessories and decorations inspired by a cute doll named Fatina who lives in a fantasy world called Mushroom Land. Daily special desserts, savories and snacks are served while you "enjoy eating and playing with Fatina and Chefo". The colorful and adorable displays facing Staunton street gives a glimpse into what to expect inside the cafe. It was closed off for a media event when I was there on that day, but it is usually opened from 4pm-10pm on Tuesday to Sunday. They take reservations via online and Whatsapp. Can't wait to come back and try the food!2559 0017http://www.fatinaandchefo.com/
Also in Staunton is Phoenix Sweets, which specializes in custom-made cakes, cupcakes and sweets for special occasions like wedding, birthday and anniversary. Designs are one-of-a-kind and customized according to your needs. The shop is bright and charming while filled with beautiful samples of their work!
SHOWcase by bread n butter is a concept store of the local brand with apparel, home decor, florist, and a modern French cafe with indoor and outdoor tables in the Hollywood building. Pandas are the latest trend recently due to the 1600 pandas world tour so it makes sense that the front of the shop has been cutely decorated with pandas. I stole a glance at the outdoor section of the cafe at the back of the store which looked relaxing with dreamy birdcages and comfy lounge furniture - perfect for an afternoon with French crepes and summery drinks!
2156 0900 http://www.breadnbutter.fr/
I love to discover new bakeries and I was excited to see Levain Bakery on 1/F in Hollywood which specializes in artisan breads. Levain is a bread leavening agent used traditionally in France. The bread and pastries looked and smelled absolutely amazing, especially the baguettes, croissants and sour dough!
Right next to Levain is a cupcake shop called Natural Chiffon & CreamArt, which also produces innovative and functional foodware like tea bags and tongs that brings humor and fun into daily life. Made with no artificial coloring and flavoring, the cupcakes looked gorgeous with a wide variety of flavors!
There are a few more cafes and shops that were not opened yet or still renovating when I visited. Other notable restaurants in Hollywood include Isono Eatery & Bar and Vasco Spanish Fine Dining located on the 6/F and 7/F respectively - both newly launched by Drawing Room Concepts. Isono serves Mediterranean cuisine while Vasco focuses on contemporary Spanish fine dining led by a two-Michelin star chef from Barcelona. With all these new and exciting food and dining choices, take a spin through PMQ to see what appeals to you!
PMQ35 Aberdeen Street, Centralhttp://www.pmq.org.hk/
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