Dang Wen Li by Dominique Ansel Introduces New Autumn-Inspired Dishes

Dang Wen Li by Dominique Ansel Introduces New Autumn-Inspired Dishes

Dang Wen Li by Dominique Ansel, the local-inspired French bakery, is now serving new autumn dishes to celebrate the turn of the season. Seasonal comforts are paired with classic nostalgic Hong Kong-style flavours, bringing guests on a trip down memory lane to their favourite childhood memories.

“Dang Wen Li is a concept I created just for Hong Kong, with pastries paying homage to local culinary traditions that I have had the opportunity to experience and fall in love with. I’m excited to launch a new savoury collection that’s inspired by some of Hong Kong’s most iconic standbys, tapping into childhood moments with delicious, comforting food,” says Chef Dominique.

Fish balls getting a hot blast with a blowtorch

New Savory Creations at Dang Wen Li by Dominique Ansel
The bakery’s new Hong Kong-inspired savoury dishes are exclusive to its H Queen’s Flagship and Harbour City. Staying true to its mission to support the local community where possible, Dang Wen Li launches a new and special collaboration with Sun Kwai Heung (新桂香燒臘), the city’s most popular 40+-year-old local siu mei (roast meats) shop in Chai Wan, best known for its mouthwatering char siu.

Sun Kwai Heung Char Siu & Egg Croissant

The butcher will save the best cuts of roast pork every morning just for Dang Wen Li’s new Sun Kwai Heung Char Siu & Egg Croissant shown above (HK$68). Juicy slices of char siu and a soft French omelette are served inside the bakery’s signature fresh-baked croissant, finished with homemade honey mayonnaise.

With limited servings available daily, this savoury treat is sure to be a hit among local food fans. Vegetarians may opt for the OmniPork Luncheon & Egg Croissant (HK$58), featuring plant-based luncheon meat and homemade vegetarian “char siu sauce”.

Lobster Bisque with Macaroni

Taking a nod from classic Hong Kong Cha Chaan Teng macaroni soup, Dang Weng Li’s new hearty Lobster Bisque (above) (HK$98) is perfect for the cooler months, best enjoyed with macaroni noodles or with fresh-baked garlic toasts on the side, made with Dang Wen Li’s own fresh-baked brioche bread.

Hong-Kong Style Borscht with Garlic Toast

The Hong Kong-style Borscht shown above (HK$78) is an elevated version of the classic “red soup,” the local cha Chaan Teng favourite. It can be enjoyed with nostalgic alphabet pasta or garlic toasts on the side.

These four new savoury dishes launch at Dang Wen Li’s H Queen’s and Harbour City locations starting Wednesday, 20th October 2021. They’re all made-to-order and available all day as à la carte or combo with a drink (+$20) for dine-in or takeaway.

當文歷餅店 by Dominique Ansel locations

H Queen’s Flagship information

  • Address: Shop 2, G/F, 80 Queen’s Road Central, Central
  • Telephone: 3482 7735
  • Opening Hours:
    Monday-Friday: 8 am – 8:30 pm
    Saturday-Sunday and Public Holidays: 9 am – 8 pm

Harbour City Boutique

  • Address: Shop OT G63A, G/F, Ocean Terminal, Harbour City, 3-27 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
  • Tel: 2613 8618
  • Opening Hours:
    Monday to Thursday: 11 am – 9 pm
    Friday to Sunday & Public Holidays: 11 am – 9:30 pm

ifc Mall Pop-up Store

  • Address: ifc Mall, Level Shop 1025B, Podium Level 1, Central, Hong Kong
  • Tel: 9727 4759
  • Opening Hours:
    Monday-Friday: 8 am – 8 pm
    Saturday-Sunday and Public Holidays: 10 am – 8 pm

Image showing Chef Dominique Ansel sat on some steps in a Hong Hong street

About Dominique Ansel
Prior to opening Dominique Ansel Bakery in 2011, his flagship shop in New York City’s Soho neighbourhood, Dominique served as the Executive Pastry Chef for Daniel Boulud’s three Michelin-starred restaurant Daniel.

In January 2020, Dominique launched Dang Wen Li by Dominique Ansel in Hong Kong, a brand new bakery concept created just for the people of Hong Kong, with a menu inspired by local ingredients and traditions. 2021 sees the addition of a new flagship Dang Wen Li shop at H Queen’s in the heart of Central.

For more information on Dang Wen Li by Dominique Ansel, please visit https://DangWenLi.com.

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