Now back to Gastronommy's Hong Kong Noms Series! As a reminder, the Hong Kong Noms Series focuses on specific Gastronommy favorite dishes rather than the entire menu at particular restaurants. My preference for a specific dish may not reflect my impression of the rest of the menu. Also, my chosen numerical order of listing is not based on any ranking. It just helps me keep track!
Hong Kong Noms #4: RED SoHo
Gastronommy Notable Dish:
Truffled Mac & Cheese HKD$128 (standard), HKD$178 (large)
I know I'm not the first in wondering how an established gym chain can also run a decent restaurant. I assumed the dishes would be purely health based instead of taste based... not something I'm wild about.
At some point during our Twitter-Foodie meetup, two young women kept gushing on and on about the mac & cheese. Now, I've had my fair share of mac & cheese experiences in New York. There are establishments in Manhattan that serve nothing but all sorts of mac & cheese (more on that on a future NYC Eats entry). How good could this mac & cheese at some Hong Kong gym-related establishment be?
The truffles themselves have nothing to toot about, but the overall dish hits a delicious level of heartiness that leaves you licking the bottom of the plate for more (the two pretty slim girls who originally recommended this dish to all of us were wiping the bottom of their giant plates clean).
The dish includes a delectable combination of cheddar, swiss, gruyere and parmesan cheese.
I've been back to RED several times since in the past few months, simply for the Truffle Mac & Cheese. Oh, and their bread basket is ridiculously addictive.
2/F, Kinwick Centre, 32 Hollywood Road
Tel: +852 8199 8189
All photos in this entry were provided by RED Soho, since my camera couldn't take decent photos in the dark :( For the concerned: This is NOT a sponsored entry by PURE or a favor for their Marketing Manager.