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TAIKOO THIS MONTH

Taikoo This Month: January

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New Openings


Ask For Alonzo
A brand new Italian restaurant has opened in Quarry Bay. Ask for Alonzo is a modern trattoria offering comfort food inspired by the dishes of southern Italy, such as Tuscan meatballs, gnocchi caprese and vanilla panna cotta. Drop in for filling and reasonably priced pasta – perfect for the cooler winter months.

18 Hoi Kwong Street, Quarry Bay

facebook.com/askforalonzo

Nutsy
The popular Nutsy has recently reopened and has a trendy new home in creative co-working space Blueprint. This concept coffee bar was founded by two Australians on a mission to bring Aussie coffee culture to Hong Kong. Head to Dorset House to get your caffeine fix.

Blueprint 2/F, Dorset House

9245 2747

facebook.com/NutsyCoffee

Maison Bluey
Cityplaza’s retail startup partnership programme Maker House is now home to Maison Bluey. This cute shop combines Bluey Maniac – a character imagined by artist Clementine Chan – and Tea Saloon by AnotherFineDay, a tea and delicacy gourmet brand. It’s a place to sit back, relax and enjoy limited-edition tea, coffee and small bites. At the weekend, you may even meet the artist and join a tea-tasting session.

GH1, 1/F, Cityplaza

9374 2175

facebook.com/maisonbluey

% Arabica
The Quarry Bay residential building recently came to fame, known as Monster Mansion, is now home to uber-cool Japanese coffee store % Arabica. This beautifully designed space boasts fresh Arabica beans and lets customers experience a location rich with history. Come for the photo op and stay for the great coffee.

Image credit:Johnny Gin

Shop 3, G/F, Yick Fat Building, 1048-1056 King’s Road

2474 8883

https://arabica.coffee

Events

Tong Chong Street Market
Healthy eating fever is taking over Tong Chong Street Market. During the New Year, get healthy with its wide range of eco-friendly, yummy food from vendors including Crazy Noodles, DOSE and Lifetastic. Little Bao founder and chef May Chow is also returning to the Sunday market to offer several exclusive dishes using Impossible Foods, the plant-based alternative to meat.

11am-5pm, every Sunday until 17 Feb 2019 (except 3 Feb); Tong Chong Street, Taikoo Place; facebook.com/tongchongstreetmarket

Beyond Fashion
The exhibition bridges art, fashion and food for an immersive encounter with fashion photography. Making its premiere in Hong Kong, it showcases over 100 of the world’s most iconic fashion photos at ArtisTree, including works by renowned photographers such as Miles Aldridge, Nick Knight and Peter Lindbergh, as well as a new generation of talents. Foodies will surely clamber to join the immersive dining events hosted by Mike Bagale, the former executive chef of Chicago’s three-Michelin-starred restaurant Alinea, who will devise dishes based on the exhibition.

Image credit: Miles Aldridge, Home Works #3, 2008 © Miles Aldridge

12 January – 24 February 2019

ArtisTree, 1/F, Cambridge House, Taikoo Place

whatson/artistree/beyond-fashion.aspx

Deals


Afternoon discounts at REPUBLIC
If you’re looking for an excuse to take a coffee break or are craving for something sweet in the mid-afternoon, head to REPUBLIC. Every day throughout January, this upbeat eatery is offering coffee and cakes for $15 each from 3:15pm to 4:15pm.

Shop C & D, 1/F Devon House, Taikoo Place

2896 6696

facebook.com/PublicHK

Taikoo Social December exclusive offers
During January, take advantage of a great range of F&B, shopping and fitness deals with Taikoo Social. You’ll find new deals such as a 50% discount on special bao with plant-based meat fillings and Sichuan fries from Pop-Up stall presented by Impossible Foods with Little Bao, 25% off tea and manuka honey products at Organic Plus, 15% off à la carte lunch items at PUBLIC and 20% off dinner items at Plat du Jour.

Also, Joint Dynamics is here to help you start the new year right with a special steal-of-a-deal programme. Enjoy 1-on-1 personal training session, injury clinic consultant and the Executive Health & Wellness Assessment at $700 only (originally worth HK$4,740)! Grab it before it goes.

Enjoy these and dozens of other exclusive deals. Click here for details.

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