What’s up Hong Kong – Week 7
When: Recently Opened
Where: The Landmark, Central
What? From the restaurant chain that brought Hong Kong ChaChaWan and 22 Ship. Jia Concepts are hitting the jackpot once again with their ninth restaurant at the Landmark building in Central. Mak Mak is an edgy yet refined hub, bringing the freshest Thai flavours and spicy cuisine to heart of the Hong Kong’s central business district.
It might have opened in December but we think this one is worth its spot on this week’s list, so head on down. Follow them on Facebook here.
Brunch at Duddell’s
When: Every Saturday and Sunday
Where: 3/f 1 Duddell St, Central
What? Whether you’re lounging on their laid-back terrace or enjoying the retro-vibes and club-house interior inside, Duddell’s is the perfect place to spend your weekend. They’re offering up dim sum and then some.
Free-flow Veuve, wine and a selection of their truly exceptional cocktails. Combined with an unlimited array of modern-Chinese cuisine that’ll have you coming back time and time again. We’re talking groovy beats, fantastic food and boozy brunchers all weekend long. Visit their website for more info www.duddells.co
Appreciate Hong Kong Outdoor Music Performances
When: February 21
Where: Green Hub Wan Tau Kok Lane, Tai Po
What? Bringing creativity and art to our incredibly money-oriented city. The Hong Kong government have renewed an ex-police station into the PMQ (a design pop-up hub) and an old abattoir into an artist studio. But from February until April they’re also bringing the sound of music to our city too. Filling outdoor areas, unused buildings and historic venues with live performances – encouraging Hongkongers to showcase their talents the Green Hub in Tai Po.
Hong Kong Race Week
When: February 18-21
Where: Hong Kong Yacht Club
What? Ready, set, RACE! From Thursday until Sunday, 247 sailors from 13 different nations will be fighting for the Sailing Cup in an event co-organised by Hong Kong Sailing Federation and Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club (RHKYC).
Tackling five different courses in eleven classes, Hong Kong’s keenest sailors compete in one of the oldest sporting events in the city. Visit www.hongkongraceweek.com for more info.
Hong Kong Whisky Festival
When: February 20
Where: Intercontinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong, Kowloon
What? COMING TO Hong Kong for the first time this year, the whisky festival promises to showcase the very finest single malts from around the world. From master classes, tastings and private VIP pourings, whisky-lovers should head down to the Intercontinental Hotel in Kowloon this weekend. From 12pm until 11pm, there will be numerous events for you to check out – see here for details: www.hkwhiskyfestival.com
When: February 18, 9.30pm
Where: Salon Number 10 – 10 Arbuthnot Rd
What? Bringing the boogie to Hong Kong. Salon Number 10 are hosting a selection of local DJs for a night that promises to have you dancing all evening long.
Showcasing everything from jazz and soul to reggae, Jah Boogie sounds like a lot of fun for this Thursday night.
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Emma Russell | Editor