By Arthur Tam
Featuring this month’s top deals, events and openings at the Taikoo Place community.
SP Flower & Tea room
Take a seat in this pretty pink, charming space and enjoy elegant chiffon cakes and aromatic floral teas. Shop 211A, 2/F, Cityplaza, 2789 3669; facebook.com/spflowerandtearoom, sp-boutique.com/en-us/home
Chao Chao Gyoza
The gyoza specialists from Japan have landed in Quarry Bay. Select from a variety of pot stickers with different seasonings and add on an appetiser and hot bowl of soup udon for a complete, comforting meal. Shop 4-5, 2 Finnie Street, Kiu Ying Building, facebook.com/chaochaogyoza/
If you get hungry while appreciating the unique arts programmes at Taikoo Place’s multi-purpose venue ArtisTree, head next door to the new REPUBLIC. In addition to a range of pastries, fresh salads, scrumptious sandwiches and artisanal coffee similar to its sister outpost at One Island East, REPUBLIC at Devon House will also offer a wider selection inclusive of more Asian dishes. They also offer alcoholic drinks during happy hour, so there is one more venue for your to unwind with your colleagues after work. 1/F, Devon House, facebook.com/PublicHK/
Tong Chong Street Market Pop-up Farmers’ Stall: 2 Jan to 9 Feb
From Monday to Friday, noon to 6pm, the pop-up farmers’ stall will be selling seasonal, locally sourced and organic produce outside One Island East. G/F, One Island East
Tong Chong Street Market – Winter Warmers: Every Sunday in Jan and Feb (11am – 5pm)
Brrrr, it’s getting cold outside , so let us bundle up in a cosy jumper and drink a bowl of hot, nourishing soup. For this month’s Tong Chong Street Market theme, Winter Warmers, a carefully curated selection of vendors is going to be serving soups and gourmet dishes that reflect their company’s heritage. Don’t forget to bring your eco-containers and utensils to enjoy the palatable cuisines. Alternatively, get a set at the market’s Sustainability Corner! Tong Chong Street
Campbell’s Charity Pop-up Soup Truck: ‘Soup Your Style’: 8 to 12 Jan (12noon-7pm)
Campbell Soup is launching the first-ever Charity Pop-up Soup Truck at Taikoo Place on weekdays. The vintage-styling food truck offers warm, healthy, and freshly prepared soup with six classic flavours which are imported from US with guaranteed quality. The idea behind is to create the “Soup Your Style” experience for mass folks in the district, encouraging everyone to take a break and chill with a cup of delicious, warm soup in cold weather, and to share the kindness to people in need with donation to Food Angel. The event also provides an opportunity for everyone to design their own customised-Campbell Soup Can as a mean to “Soup Your Style”. G/F, Dorset House
HKT "Drive a Green Future" Showcase: 15 Jan to 31 Jan (11:30am-7pm)
Drop by Dorset House on weekdays to see how Smart Charge’s one-stop EV-charging solutions could bring you a hassle-free EV driving experience and help contribute to a greener planet. With a EV-charger on display at a car park setting, the Smart Charge showcase will be fuelled with excitement of different EV and plug-in hybrid model displays each day. Adding to the fun is an interactive quiz on electric vehicles, eco-trend and related topics. Come test your knowledge on EV. If you are visiting Taikoo Place on your EV, now you can park and charge with one of the three chargers located at level B2 in PCCW Tower. G/F, Dorset House
René Magritte: The Revealing Image – Photos and Films: 19 Jan – 19 Feb (free admission)
Continuing the theme of Belgian art, Swire Properties will join hands with the Magritte Foundation Belgium and Ludion (a European independent art book publisher) to host an exhibition titled René Magritte: The Revealing Image – Photos and Films at ArtisTree in Taikoo Place, immersing visitors in 132 original photographs and eight films by the influential 20th century surrealist artist. ArtisTree, 1/F, Cambridge House
Seventh image from left: © René Magritte by Charly Herscovici c/o SABAM.
Taikoo Social Exclusive Offers: Eye-opening January
Make the New Year about new experiences on the Taikoo Social app (App store | Google Play):
Lucky Draw on 11 Jan: Win a guided tour of René Magritte: The Revealing Image – Photos and Films plus a Plat du Jour dining voucher.
Lucky Draw on 25 Jan: Win an exclusive PUYI Optical HK$5000 shopping voucher.
Limited-time Offer from 15 - 31 Jan: Awaken your senses with a coffee cocktail from The Coffee Academïcs.