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What´s up Hong Kong – week 50

What´s up Hong Kong – week 50

Food

Com Banh Mi

When: Grand Opening Dec 9 6-10pm

Where: 28 Tai Wong St East, Wan Chai

What? Hong Kong is falling head over heels for Vietnamese cuisine, this December, with restaurants popping up like daisies across our urban metropolis. It’s Com Banh Mi though, that we have firmly cemented on our radar, with its grand opening taking place this week. There’ll be showcasing their selection of non-traditional Vietnamese street food, for an evening that’s expected to be as fresh and wild as the food you’ll be tasting.

Com Banh Mi photo
One of Com Banh Mi specials, photo by Com Banh Mi

Visit facebook.com/ComBanhMi for more details.

Oddies Foodies

When: Opened on 28 Nov

Where: 45 Gough Street, Central

What? Fusing old Hong Kong with the classic Italian dessert, Oddies is the artisanal ice cream parlour, combining egg waffles and unusual ice cream flavours. Opening up their new store in Central this winter season, we’re expecting even more insta-fans to be posting their pictures of the perfectly photogenic desserts from the ice cream brand. From salted caramel to peanut butter, cake crumbs and berry coulis, central-dweller’s you’re in for a treat.

Oddies Foodies
Oddies Ice Cream, photo by Oddies

Visit facebook.com/oddiesfoodies for more details.

KOKO by Kee Club

When: Opening on Dec 10

Where: 5/F, 77 Wyndham St, Central

What? The Japanese daughter of Kee, the private member’s club and self-branded social hub of the city, KOKO is a contemporary Izakaya in the heart of Central. Overlooking the colonial police station, KOKO is the laid-back drinking establishment that promises modern Japanese food in an infomal environment. One that makes for the perfect urban oasis with its spacious roof terrace and zen design.

KOKO by Kee Club
KOKO by Kee Club, photo by KOKO

Visit facebook.com/kokodining for more details.


Culture

Something Old II PMQ

When: Nov 22 – Dec 11, 1-7pm

Where: PMQ, Aberdeen Street

What? As Hong Kong pours money into renewal rather than redevelopment, renovation rather than destruction, old is trumping new. And the city’s love of all things vintage is beautifully epitomized in the PMQ’s latest pop-up ‘Something Old II,’ where visitors can take a journey back in time to the whimsical world of the past. Guests can take part in eclectic workshops or simply enjoy the wonderful three-week-long market experience. Finding everything from cameras to jewellery and clothes, it’s possible to get an old-school barber cut or create your very own vintage watch, so go down and check it out if you haven’t already.

Something Old II PMQ
Christmas at PMQ Hong Kong, photo by PMQHK

Visit pmq.org.hk for more details.


Happenings

Secret Theatre

When: Dec 10-13

Where: Site Specific Locations

What? After it’s success in London and New York, the groundbreaking and highly anticipated Secret Theatre has arrived in Hong Kong to bring drama outside the theatre. Growing increasingly popular in recent years, the London-born company, founded by Crawford and Burke, has successfully incorporated audience and production inextricably providing untitled theatre at unknown locations around Hong Kong. Guests are invited to book tickets first in order to receive a secret address, instructions and password for the event, creating a theatrical adventure for the thrill-seeking show-lovers among us. Running every Thu-Sun until December 13, don’t miss out on one of their innovative performances.

Secret Theatre
Photo by Secret Studio Lab

Visit Eventbrite for more details.

Hullet House Christmas Market

When: Dec 11- Dec 13

Where: Hullet House, 1881 Heritage, 2A Canton Rd, TST

What? It might still be warm in Hong Kong but the fourth annual Hullet House Christmas Market is sure to get you in the festive mood this coming weekend. Show-casing a far-reaching display of handmade accessories, fine fashion and festive food and drink, Hullet House will be providing all the festive cheer you’ll need to get you in the spirit for Christmas. So whether you’re after beautiful Christmas ornaments for your tree, gifts for friends and family, or simply an occasion to enjoy live music and be merry, Hullet House is the place to be.

Hullet House Christmas Market
Hullett House Christmas Market 2015, photo by Hullett House

Visit www.facebook.com/HullettHouse1881 for more details.


Emma Russell | Editor

Article Written By buegl

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