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TAIKOO THIS MONTH

Taikoo This Month: September

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Featuring this month’s top deals, events and openings at the Taikoo Place community.

New openings

Wheatfield X (Image 1)
Wheatfield X brings Hong Kong’s favourite Russian culinary export, Borscht soup, to the neighbourhood. The soup is inspired by an old Shanghainese-Russian recipe combining tender beef brisket, noodles and Borscht for a hearty, warming dish. 24-26 Taikoo Shing Rd; tel: 2111 0749; facebook.com/wheatfieldx

Favilla Café (Image 2)
This cute cozy spot offers tasty breakfast options, cold pressed juices and artisanal coffee. They use the first Slayer Stream 3-Group coffee machine in Hong Kong, enhancing the natural sweetness of the milk they use in their lattes. Also, they change the selection of coffee beans seasonally, so customers can try the best roasts of the moment. Shop 5A, G/F, Dragon View House, 7-9 Hoi Kwong St; facebook.com/favillacafehk

Enoteca re-opens
After weeks of renovations, the Mediterranean wine bar and restaurant is back with a brand new look and menu. Drop by and see for yourself. 35-41 Tong Chong St, tel: 2744 6000; enotecagroup.com

Events

Tong Chong Street Market Pop-up Farmers’ Stall: until 29 Sep
From Monday to Friday, noon to 6pm, there are two stalls selling seasonal, locally sourced, organic produce and eco-products outside Dorset House. Read more about the event here. From 13 September onwards, customers could receive a free helping of SD2030 microgreens of Swire Properties for any purchase at the Farmers’ Stall, first-come, first-served. Outside Dorset House

Coffee by HK Aeropress Champion – Alfred Kwok: every Wed  (Images 3 & 4)
Kwok will join force to promote sustainable living by making coffee ($17) with Aeropress and locally roasted coffee beans, as part of the Tong Chong Street Market Pop-up Farmers’ Stall. Coffee drinkers are encouraged to bring their own cup or pay $60 to get an eco-friendly 8-ounce FoFoCup from Be Nice To Life stall. All the proceeds go to Food Angel – an NGO committed to stopping hunger. Tong Chong Street Market Pop-up Farmers’ Stall outside Dorset House

Free Lunchtime Green Workshops and Tour at The Loop: every Tue to Thu, from 13 to 28 Sep (Images 5 & 6)
As part of Taikoo Place’s strategy to promote sustainability, the property hosts two lunchtime workshops, during which guests can learn how to grow microgreens at home (12:45-1:15pm) and how to use herbs to make mocktails (1:30-2pm). They would also join a tour at The Loop, the Sustainable Development Exhibition Centre in G/F Devon House. Download Taikoo Social app to register for the workshops and tour now! Tong Chong Street Market Pop-up Farmers’ Stall outside Dorset House and The Loop

Tong Chong Street Market open call for vendors: deadline 15 Sep

Passionate about sustainability and want to set up a kiosk selling food and beverages? Then apply to be a part of Tong Chong Street Market – a community of eco-conscious farmers and food experts. tongchongstreetmarket.com/application

PROJECT AFTER 6: The Buskers: every Thu
Enjoy lunchtime music performances by Taikoo Place and Cityplaza office tenants along with Universal Music Hong Kong artists AGA, Robynn & Kendy and Adrian Fu. Check out the September buskers and event details here 

Last call for enrolling in "PROJECT AFTER 6: Cube Culture": deadline 8 Sep

If you can sing and you’re working or living in Quarry Bay, here is your chance to shine. Audition for a chance to join a one-hour musical-comedy production to be staged at ArtisTree in May 2018. The theatre show centres around office culture and current Hong Kong issues. Apply here

Pop-up cinema at ArtisTree: 5-8, 12-15 Sep
To celebrate the opening of the brand new MOViE MOViE cinema at Cityplaza this autumn, ArtisTree is hosting free, special screenings of documentaries, animations and indie shorts by emerging Hong Kong directors in this two-week, multi-genre programme. Also, the first 100 guests at each screening will get a complimentary MOViE MOViE membership. ArtisTree, 1/F Cambridge House; See details here

Weekend Music Fest with Joox - Cheers to Music: every Saturday from 23 Sep to 14 Oct
Enjoy live music performed by some of Hong Kong’s most talented indie artists every Saturday starting on 23 September, from 3pm to 4pm outside Eslite Spectrum at Cityplaza. Look forward to sets by folk trio New Youth Barbershop with their brand of laid-back social commentary, sister act Tse Chin-tung and Tse Chin-lui with their charming ballads, and ToNick with their youthful punk rock and the likes. G/F, Cityplaza, outside Eslite Spectrum Tai Koo Store

Deals

All you can eat mussels at Frites

Every Monday after 5pm at Frites, you can gorge on succulent mussels freshly imported from Australia for just $195. G/F, Oxford House; tel: 2250 5188; frites.hk

Bib n Hops launches new brunch menu
 (Image 7)
Every Saturday and Sunday from 11:30am to 4:00pm, customers can choose one appetiser (tuna tartare, mixed green salad, Korean fried chicken) and one main (kimchi eggs benedict, salmon mung bean pancake, Korean omelette, bibimbap) for $288. Add $180 for free-flow Prosecco. Vegetarian options are available. 33 Tong Chong St; tel: 2882 9300; bibnhops.hk

La Rotisserie free side dishes: every Thursday
On Thursdays, come with an empty stomach to this chicken eatery, because when you order half a roast chicken, you'll get two side dishes free. Order a whole roast chicken and get four free side dishes. This offer is only available after 5pm. 12 Westlands Rd; tel: 9791 9054; larotisserie.com.hk

Soup Origin
Need a hot bowl of soup to nourish your soul? Get $3 off each bowl of soup (original price at $28 each) when you order at Soup Origin with the exclusive reader promotion code “THEMAG”. You must order the day before, by 6pm, either online or through Whatsapp. Whatsapp: 6098 7097; online orders: souporigin.com

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