After opening the doors for their soft launch earlier this January, Grain Of Salt has now officially opened, bringing Hong Kong’s first dietician-operated cafe to Gough Street.
Founded by registered dietician, Tiffany Shek, Grain Of Salt combines healthy eating, nutrition counselling and movement into the two-storey concept store. The top floor acts as the Dietetic Clinic and Nutritional Hub where Shek will be available for medical nutritional therapy, providing science-backed food and nutritional advice to customers to help prevent or manage health related issues such as obesity, hypertension and high cholesterol. The ground floor is called Edible Evidence Eatery + Kitchen, where customers will be able to enjoy their wide variety of cafe offerings.
Each item on the menu has been meticulously designed by Shek to ensure that they follow the principles of a healthy, balanced diet and to echo her belief of “prevention over cure” when it comes to maintaining a healthy body.
The menu presents all-day breakfast options including a spin on the popular avocado toast. The dish features a high-fibre wholewheat sourdough bread and mashed avocado, and is topped off with shallots, mustard sauce and tamari roasted almonds for a healthier take on the favourite.
Other breakfast delights include the high soluble fibre and isoflavones soup-er (veggie) dumplings, which is filled with shiitake mushrooms and tofu; the green, eggs and no ham, a fun, orange-hued dish made with poached egg, sautéed broccolini, spinach, carrot hummus on sourdough; the chia-up pudding; and the vegan, almond milk-based GOS yoghurt bowl, which aims to help improve intestinal health.
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