Steik World Meats @K11 Mall, TST

(A scheduled post from the Chica currently on a month-long luncheon in Japan)

Date of Visit: February 21 2013

Apparently Steik World Meats at K11 Mall, TST was recommended in the Michelin Guide 2011 and 2012. It had the American steak-house look – dark timber and dark carpeting. It also has an open kitchen. The ceiling is interesting resembling the spots on the cows – howdy do Cowboys!

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Interior of Restaurant

I enjoyed the warm and soft breads fresh from the oven.

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Bread Basket with free refills

It is common in Hong Kong to have Set Lunch menu, so we all ordered the 2-course Set Lunch which included tea or coffee. The price of the Set Lunch varies depending on the main course. Dessert will cost an extra HK$30 (but since the serving size were rather big, and we are watching our weight, we skipped dessert)

ENTREE: This was the most popular with us all ordering the same entree. There’s chicken liver and foie gras parfait, parma ham, pork terrine, duck rillettes, pickles and toasted baguette. The cold-cuts were excellent – I like them all especially the chicken liver foie gras which is very creamy and rich.

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Charcuterie Plate

MAIN COURSE: What I noticed is that there is no standard in the cuts and presentation.

My pork loin was cooked perfectly with a pinkish center and it was tender. However, the buttered spatzie was rather burnt – it’s kind of doughy like gnochi, but in noodle-form and pan fried like chow-mein.

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Canadian Pork Loin with Buttered Spatzie, Sauce Charcuterie $198

The steak looked good. But cooked in Chinese cafe-style, what is missing is the hot sizzling plates!

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Chef’s Choice Cut of the Day 7oz Dry Aged Steak with Sauteed Potato, Lyonnaise Glazed French Beans, Shallot Jus $228

The fish came dry and burnt. Both my aunts ordered fish – one had the tail and the other the belly. Shouldn’t the cuts be the same in fine dining restaurants? I guess not…

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Fresh Fish Fillet with Sauteed Vegetables and Lemon Butter $176

Personally, I think Steik World of Meats is a high-end Chinese cafe, service is very fast and super-efficient, not exactly silver-service though. So in my humble opinion not worthy of Michelin recommendation…just my two-cents. There is a clubby bar area with a well stocked liquor and spirits collection and with the Happy Hour promos would be a decent place to chill out after work or a long hard day of shopping!