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Authentic New Orleans' favorites from Granito's family annals. Magnolia is the epitome of southern charm and grace. It takes the private dining room concept to a whole new level.
G/F, Shop 5, 17 Po Yan St., Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

The Overview

Magnolia is the hottest 'dinner party' private dining concept. The private dining room is open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night by pre-booking only. It's the only place in Hong Kong where you can experience authentic New Orleans-style Cajun and Creole cuisine.

In a two-story shophouse tucked into a side street in Sheung Wan, Lori Granito pays tribute to her native New Orleans. A cozy sitting room overlooks an open kitchen downstairs - the evening starts here, over generous canapés. After watching Lori's staff whipping up Creole classics, diners are invited into one of the three private rooms upstairs, where Lori herself gives a description of the night's menu. Seating is communal; the gregarious chef-owner confesses that she's fond of "forcing people to make friends" - not a hard task in these convivial surroundings.

Authentic New Orleans' favorites from Granito's family annals. Think hearty seafood gumbo (her mother's recipe), jambalaya studded with succulent shrimp, crusty crawfish pie, fork-tender Cajun barbecue ribs and freshly baked cornbread.

Tel: +852 2530 9880



Published on Aug 26, 2009

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