• PRESS RELEASE – THE LEGENDARY BAR STORIES CHAPTER 9 – LILY & BLOOM’S HEAD MIXOLOGIST JOHN NUGENT AND EXECUTIVE CHEF CHRIS GRARE TO TAKE OVER VIDA RICA BAR FROM 21 – 22 SEPTEMBER

    CATCH THE DUO FLAUNTING THEIR AMERICAN WAYS AT VIDA RICA BAR, MANDARIN ORIENTAL MACAU

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    << 13th September, 2017 – Hong Kong>>  From discerning local gourmands to knowing travellers, Lily & Bloom’s Head Mixologist John Nugent and Executive Chef Chris Grare have arrested patrons’ palettes with original and highly addictive tastes. From 21-22 September, the duo will be taking over Vida Rica Bar at Mandarin Oriental Macau for couple of exciting evenings, presenting innovative cocktails and addictive fare to seduce the appetites.

    Bar Stories – Chapter 9

    In Chapter 9 of The Legendary Bar Stories held at Vida Rica Bar of Mandarin Oriental MacauLily & Bloom will be one of the acclaimed restaurant and bars to showcase its signature cocktails and food, and Head Mixologist John Nugent and Executive Chef Chris Grare have raised the bar in taking over the entire bar area to satisfy guests’ cravings with innovative cocktails and delectable fare.

    For two evenings only, from 21-22 September, 7pm to midnight, guests can enjoy classic cocktails with a unique twist by Head Mixologist John Nugent. The cocktail menu for the evenings include John’s exhilarating twist to a 1700s classic concoction – the English Milk Punch, a drink with nine spirits and milk including aged rum, mezcal and more, clarified in a three-day process resulting  in a crystal-clear, highly-addictive dram, with a hint of sweetness.  Another must-try cocktail is the Very Old Cow, a delightfully boozy, well-balanced cocktail inspired by Rosita, which followed John throughout his career. Other signature cocktails include the whiskey-based Snickers Old Fashioned, tangy LB DaiquiriAmerican Standard and more.

    An original taste of Lily & Bloom is not complete without Executive Chef Chris Grare’s delicious fare. Indulge in the Foie Gras Lollipop, where the sweet cherry compote delightfully cuts through the fatty foie gras. Opt for the Cured Salmon & Smoked Oyster, served with horseradish crème, caviar and pickled mustard seed. Other flavorful items include the Chicken DrumettesMini Corn DogsToasted Marshmallow and other delicacies.

    Guests will find themselves relishing over this Chapter in high indulgence. Act fast and make reservations by calling +853 8805 8928 or emailing: momac-vidaricabar@mohg.com to book your seats.

    <<ENDS>>

    Restaurant Information

    Address – 5 – 6F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong

    Tel – 2810-6166

    Website – http://buzzconcepts.com | www.lily-bloom.com

    Social Media – Lily & Bloom & @lilyandbloom

    Lily & Bloom Opening Hours

    Cocktail Bar on 6/F

    Monday – Thursday – 5pm – 2am / Friday – 5pm – 4am / Saturday – 6pm – 4am

    Restaurant on 5/F

    Lunch – Monday – Friday 12pm – 3pm / Brunch – Saturday & Sunday – 11am – 4pm / Dinner – Monday to Sunday – 6pm – 11pm / Late Night – 11pm – 2am

    Classic Hour on 5/F & 6/F

    Monday – Friday – 5pm – 9pm/Saturday – 6pm – 9pm/ $30/$50/$80/$100 on Selected Cocktails, Beers, Wines and Spirits

    About Lily & Bloom 

    Lily & Bloom is the city’s definitive contemporary American kitchen. The liberal use of wood combined with both vintage and industrial elements contribute to a design evocative of old Manhattan. Brimming with energy and warmth, the restaurant highlights market-fresh flavours and top-of-the-line seafood in their omnipresent raw bar. Honest cooking meets gourmet produce in a menu that reveals a bounty of traditional American favourites refined with subtle European touch. Together with an imaginative cocktail menu courtesy of the mixology maestros one floor above, Lily & Bloom offers an unforgettable dining experience. Open for lunch, dinner, late-night eats, and weekend brunch.