EASTER WEEKEND, GIANDO AND GIA TRATTORIA OFFER SEMI-BUFFET BRUNCHES, FISHSTERIA PROVIDES MEAT-FREE SPECIALS FOR GOOD FRIDAY, AND MERCATO BY GIANDO HAS ENOUGH VARIETY FOR EVERY BASKET AND HOME COOK
Giando, Già Trattoria, Fishsteria, and Mercato by Giando four of Hong Kong’s most acclaimed spots for Italian culture and cuisine, are offering festive options this Easter weekend. Ranging from brunches at Giando and Già Trattoria and Good Friday seafood specials at Fishsteria, to traditional desserts and Easter basket sweets at Mercato by Giando, the four eateries have something to satisfy every palate this season.
GIANDO + GIA TRATTORIA: EASTER BRUNCHES, 14-17 April
Giando, located on picturesque Star Street, alongside their modern Italian A la Carte menu offers a Easter brunches across the entire holiday weekend. The semi-buffet brunch (starts at HK$338 + 10%, with a free-flow prosecco option for an additional HK$150 +10%) offers a vast array of fresh imported Italian cheeses, tomatoes, and salads in addition to a selection of artfully prepared mains such as: White Asparagus with Italian Poached Eggs, Homemade Spinach Lasagne with Bolognese, and Rabbit Porchetta (+HK$58) offered with a choice of dessert including: Homemade Tiramisu (+HK$18), Pana Cotta with Berries, Hazelnut Parfait with Chocolate Shavings and Vanilla Sauce.
Già Trattoria, set amidst a homey atmosphere at Fenwick Pier, offers special dishes for their weekend Easter semi-buffet brunch (HK$308 + 10%, with prosecco or Peroni free-flow for an additional HK$158) in addition to their traditional assortment of Italian cheeses, charcuterie, and salads. Main dishes include: Scialatielli with Mixed Seafood and Cherry Tomatoes, Golden-Fried Desalted Cod Fish on a Chickpea Puree (gluten-free), and Grilled Lamb Chops with Grilled Vegetables (+HK$38) alongside a selection of desserts including: Dark Chocolate Brownie Mousse, Tiramisu, and Homemade Gelato, . Making it the ideal spot to spend Easter with the entire family and friends.
FISHSTERIA: Good Friday Seafood Specials, 14-17 April
Good Friday will see upscale Italian seafood restaurant, Fishsteria celebrating the Easter Weekend with an offering of seafood special dishes ideal for those who keep the tradition of abstaining from meat during the holiday. Over Easter weekend, Fishsteria is offering three innovative takes on fresh seafood including: Crab Meat Burrata with Crushed Fresh Tomato Dressing topped with Sea Urchin (HK$288), King Salmon Tartar with Caviar and Toast (HK$198), and Pan-Fried Japanese Amardi with Cauliflower Puree and Coriander Sauce (HK328). The restaurant will also serve their iconic Seafood Brunch (HK$338) daily during the holiday weekend.
MERCATO BY GIANDO: Easter Basket Treats and Iconic Italian Desserts
Mercato by Giando, Hong Kong’s most comprehensive Italian market, offers holiday treats fit for every Easter appetite. The Colomba di Pasqua (HK$175) translates to ‘Easter Dove’ in English and is a traditional Italian Easter cake similar to the Panettone’s of the Christmas season. Other Italian traditions on offer exclusively in Hong Kong from Mercato include Domori chocolates, and Liquori di Amerigo, a traditional Italian liqueur offered in a variety of flavors.
Giando, Gia Trattoria, Fishsteria and Mercato by Giando are all helmed by Chef and Owner Gianni Caprioli. Chef Caprioli is committed to offering Hong Kong the pinnacle of Italian experiences through cuisine and culture. This commitment drives Caprioli to source his ingredients exclusively from Italy’s boutique wineries, artisan cheese makers, and small farms and fisheries.