If you don’t know your way around Sai Ying Pun, it takes a while to find Grassroots Pantry. But once you’re inside the boutique cafe, it’s cozy and each menu is hand-written and drawn. Grassroots claims to promote farm to table, sustainable, and slow food movement to the community.
I’ve heard quite a lot about the benefits of Quinoa so decided to order this salad, which is sprinkled sparingly with dried fruits and hazelnut.
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Yes I was feeling healthy but still felt like snacking. So ordered this baked sweet potato fries that came along with chickpea mayo below. At $65, the sweet potatoes were thick and chunky and while they were tasty on its own, I prefer it dipped with creamy mayo sauce.
This chickpea mayo didn’t disappoint and I made sure I finished every bit of it.
I was there with a friend and we unanimously agreed to order the Thai Veggie Green Curry. It’s served with steamed brown rice as shown in the background. I’m not sure if this is a healthier version of Thai Green Curry but I didn’t think there was enough ingredients to begin with and it tasted okay. Overall, the portions were decent and my tummy was full after the three dishes we ordered.
In terms of atmosphere, it’s a neat little place and I didn’t get the chance to check upstairs. The waitress who served us was friendly and helpful.
This is my first time to Grassroots but considering the location, I thought the dishes were overpriced. But having said that, it’s good to have another veggie option in Hong Kong and I suppose when I feel like a splurge, I’ll make a trip there.
Grassroots Pantry: 12 Fuk Sau Lane, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
Phone: 2873 3353