The vision was created by Swiss-born Nicolas Elalouf who wanted to explore Hong Kong’s vibrant east-meets- west culture through food. After endless experimentation, together with experienced chefs boasting Robuchon and Ding Tai Fung pedigrees, he now presents a mouth-watering menu of dumplings, steamed buns, fried rice and noodles – but unlike any made before.
This amazing East-meets-West menu comes together through the expertise of two chefs, who worked previously at Robuchon and Din Tai Fung.
Take for example the Burgerbun, a lightly glazed pastry. Instead of the traditional barbeque pork, the bun contains juicy minced beef, lettuce and tomatoes in its centre and is served with a mini squeeze bottle of the chef’s special tangy sauce, bringing the recent Asian bun trend to a whole new level. Or the French Pekin duck, a dumpling filled with the perfect association of south France duck confit and the traditional Hoisin sauce, just amazing!
Nestled amongst the antique and curios stalls on Upper Lascar Row, also known as Cat Street, a unique culinary find has opened its doors 4 years ago.
Named after the famous neighboring temple, Man Mo Dim Sum serves delicate bites inspired by Chinese cooking methods and infused with European flavours and ingredients, resulting in a contemporary, playful form of dim sum that will please both the traditionalist and the novel-seeking foodie.
Swiss-born Nicolas Elalouf, owner of Man Mo Dim Sum, may be many things. But one thing he doesn't want to be called is "chef"....Read more