By Arthur Tam
Featuring this month’s top deals, events and openings at the Taikoo Place community.
The journey of MAISON XXII continues ... to the East at Taikoo Place. The main theme of this pop-up store is "LA PETITE BALLADE DE SENTEURS | a fairy journey of scents", introducing different blooms from Les Baux-de-Provence and presenting a series of floral collection curated by MAISON XXII.
Moreover, the store showcases a list of meticulously picked European brands including Carrière Frère, Cousu de Fil Blanc, and Lola James Harper along with their soap, scented candle, and room spray.
New handpicked brands and MAISON XXII floral series will be refreshed every 2 to 3 weeks. Every time you step into the shop you will enjoy a fresh start with a spiritual inspiration of visual and sensory elements. Kiosk A, 1/F, Dorset House, facebook.com/Maisonxxii22/
Wong Jia Sha and Glasshouse
Gaia Group is opening two new restaurants side by side at Cityplaza. Experience authentic Shanghainese dim sum and stir-fry at the newly renovated Wong Jia Sha or, if you’re feeling something more contemporary, go next door to Glasshouse, which focuses on Western cuisine with an Asian twist. You are going to love their beautiful glasshouse-like decor. Wong Jia Sha: Shop 101, 1/F Cityplaza, tel: 2560 3668; facebook.com/wangjiashahk/; Glasshouse: Shop 101A, 1/F Cityplaza, tel: 2114 0063; facebook.com/glasshousehongkong.
MOViE MOViE Cityplaza presents Lunchbox Cinema and Happy Hour Cinema
Lunchbox cinema: 20 June (12:40pm) and 25 June (12:25pm)
If you’re looking for a lunchtime adventure, head to MOViE MOViE Cityplaza. This month they are featuring a heart-warming documentary called "Life, Animated", which features an autistic boy, who tries to connect with the world through Disney’s animated classics. Tickets are just $58, and you can enjoy 30 percent off the hot dog combo. So, a movie and a meal would come to a total of just $100!
Happy Hour Cinema: 22 June (6:20pm)
If you get early Friday off during the summer months, escape and go watch "Life, Animated". Tickets are $58, and beers are 30 percent off during happy hour!
5/F, Cityplaza, facebook.com/moviemoviebybc/
Tong Chong Street Market Pop-Up Farmers’ Stall: until 29 June
From Monday to Friday, noon to 6pm (except Public Holiday), the pop-up farmers’ stalls will be selling seasonal, locally sourced, organic produce at G/F lobby of One Island East. More info here.
Blueprint function space
Modern conference, event and meeting room options are now at your doorstep. Reserve this atmospheric venue for your next offsite training, workshop or networking gathering. Corporate tenants of Taikoo Place, Cityplaza and Pacific Place can enjoy discounted rental rates. 2/F Dorset House, tel: 9881 0041, blueprint.swireproperties.com
Taikoo Social Exclusive Offers: Season of Discovery
Don’t miss this month’s prizes found on the Taikoo Social app (App store | Google Play):
New lunchtime and happy hour offers at Dan Ryan’s: 1-29 June
Now, when Taikoo Social users order three set lunches, you get an additional set lunch for free, meaning you can split the cost of three meals by four people (a 25 percent discount for the table, which is a steal of a deal). Also, during happy hour Taikoo Social users can get free chicken lollipops and an additional free alcoholic drink for any purchase of alcoholic drinks after 3pm daily. Shop 311, 3/F, Cityplaza
Free salad wrap at Taikoo Place’s SaladStop!: 1-29 June
Drop into Taikoo Place’s SaladStop! for a free healthy, nutritious salad wrap. The quick-service salad bar shop hails from Singapore and prides itself on offering over 60 fresh toppings and 20 homemade dressings for their healthy salads and wraps. The restaurant also guarantees that not only is every ingredient ethically sourced, but that they go from harvest to plate within 72 hours. Shop A, 1/F Dorset House
Swire Restaurants Mobile Awards
Now, you can earn dining vouchers up to $500 when you join Swire Restaurants Mobile Awards programme. All you have to do is sign up at rewards.swirerestaurants.com and add the Rewards card to your Apple Wallet or Google Play. So each time you eat at a Swire affiliated restaurant like Plat du Jour, PUBLIC, Mr & Mrs Fox and The Continental, you get one stamp and it adds up to voucher rewards! (5 stamps=$100 voucher, 10 stamps=$200 voucher, 20 stamps=$300 voucher, 30 stamps=$500 voucher).
All Day Happy Hour On Father’s Day at Frites: 17 June
As the title suggests, go to Frites on Father's day to get sloshed on discounted Belgian beers. G/F Oxford House, tel: 2250 5188; frites.hk