Our man FLINT…

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling GourmetTM

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The resourceful and debonair Travelling GourmetTM relishes yummy delights in…

MARRIOTT’S Flint Bar & Grill…the amusing signs and sayings intrigued and amused me no end in this grill and steakhouse.  The other thing I liked was my Rambo-like steak knife with a wood handle that looked more like an Al Mar designed hunting knife. The decor is very warm with lots of wood and dark wood slatted floorboards. Interior designers term this índustrial chic””.

Flint Hong Kong 20140623_130235 The Travelling GourmetTM is never far from good food…

 

On the day that I was there to have lunch, I covertly observed the Executive Chef, Stephen Doe, who is very on the ball, meticulously checking every dish before sending it out to the diners.

Healthy and very flavoursome is the Caesar Salad with tart 24 month old parmigiano, Roomaine lettuce hearts as crisp as potato crisps and crunch-crunch satisfying Croutons!

I need a JUICY Steak!

A nice appetiser is Orecchiette with US Scallop, White Tomato and Manchego Cheese from Spain. I loved the meaty, juicy 10 ounze Char Grilled Rib Eye Steak! Done ‘Medium’ so it is lovely and pink in the middle! With some Pommery Whole Grain Mustard and flavoursome Herb Steak Sauce plus Gratin Tomato. Burger fiends won’t be able to resist the King Kong size Iberico Pork Burger! It is BIG! The burger has Smoked spicy Chipotle, Arugula (Rocket leaves), sweet-sour Apple Compote and French Fries spiked aromatic Rosemary and spicy Paprika. The meat is tender Iberico pork from Spain. Yummy in my tummy!

A devilishly delicious dessert is SMORE. This is Moulleaux aux Chocolat with oozing luscious molten chocolate inside with Marshmallow Graham Cracker Ice Cream and luscious Poached Cherries. Mille Feuille features ueber-crispy Puff Pastry layered with piquant Mango Creme Anglais and lashings of Coconut Sauce!

*At this link you can enjoy the classic movie about the super spy who out-bonded James Bond…”Our Man Flint”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckL7W0a-6EY

Flint Grill and Bar

J W Marriott

Pacific Place

88 Queensway

Hong Kong

Tel: 852 281 08366

Hours: Open for Lunch and Dinner daily

 

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About thetravellinggourmet

As a renowned Travel, Food & Wine Writer he has travelled the world in a keen & indomitable pursuit of exotic delicacies & fine wines. His articles have been published in over 20 prestigious publications, both local & international. Dr. Lim has toured and trained in Wine Evaluation & Oenology in most of the world's top wine producing areas from France to Australia. The Travelling Gourmet says, "Gastronomy has no frontier. These are the gastronomic voyages of The Travelling Gourmet. My unending mission. To explore strange new cusines, to seek out new wines and new culinary experiences, to boldly go where no gourmet has gone before...." All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any other information storage & retrieval system, without permission from Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet and/or MSN. Material may be works of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents may be true but may also be products of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance whatsoever to actual person or persons, either dead or living, events, or locales may be entirely and purely coincidental and unintentional. No part of this website may be used to villify others or for criminal purposes. Interests: Travel, Food, Wines, Cooking, Wine Appreciation, Parachuting, Languages, Music, Reading, Swimming, Hunting, Ballet, Fencing, Archery, Anthropology and more... The Travelling Gourmet is a copyrighted trademark. All rights and photos reserved. No part may be reproduced without permission.
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