As the Christmas season begins, so does over indulging! Pop into nood food’s new ifc store for a healthy pick me up between lashings of roast turkey and mulled wine. If that’s not your thing, check out an interactive art exhibition or make a head start on your Christmas shopping… wallets at the ready! It’s all here in our Weekender!
In the nood…
If you’re a fan of the delicious and nutritious salads, sandwiches, juices and superfood smoothies at nood food in Soho, then you should definitely check out their offerings at Pure Fitness in ifc. You don’t have to be a member of Pure Fitness to enjoy nood food; simply walk into the ifc branch and snap up the products we’ve grown to know and love. And don’t forget to try their new green ‘Pina Kale-ada’ smoothie and a ‘Matcha Mint’ smoothie… yum! They’ll also be selling ‘J31S Cold Brew Coffee’ – perfect for giving you that much needed caffeine fix. With organic coffee and tea, cold-pressed grab-and-go juices and cleanses as well as raw breakfasts and snacks available, this is going to be your new one-stop shop for all things healthy. Can’t leave the desk? nood food’s ifc store also does free delivery to selected buildings in Central, including Exchange Square 1, 2 & 3, ifc 1 & 2, and ifc mall. Talk about convenient!
Britain’s Got Collabro
We’re suckers for a good boy band at Sassy HQ (some of us are suffering from serious 1D mania!), so when we heard that new Brit boy band Collabro were performing in HK, there were squeals of delight! You can check out their Britain’s Got Talent performances on YouTube, and if you want to catch them live then make sure to book brunch at The Bostonian at The Langham Hong Kong for you and the gang on Sunday, 16 November. Everyone on the table will get a ticket to watch the crooners at the hotel’s ballroom that afternoon if you do!
In conjunction with The Langham Hong Kong, we’re giving away three pairs of tickets to see the musical theatre boffs in action. Winners will get to enjoy a meet and greet with the boys. Click here to enter the giveaway or on the button below to be in with a chance to win. And if you win, we really want to check out your pics on Instagram, so follow us on @sassyhongkong and use the hashtag #SassyHongKong.
When: 16 November, 2014
Where: The Langham Hong Kong, 8 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
How much: The cost of brunch at The Bostonian! Get your booking in early – give them a ring at 2132 7898.
If Jubel didn’t make you bounce (it’s been on repeat at Sassy HQ!), maybe you need to swing by Play this weekend to see French producer Klingande in action. Backed by a live saxophonist, the DJ will be spinning tunes at the club, which will surely have you dancing ‘til dawn.
And for those who want to catch a glimpse of the chart-topping artist, we’re giving away five pairs of tickets valued at $300 each. Click here or on the button below to enter.
When: 15 November, 10pm onwards
Where: Play, 1/F, On Hing Building, 1 On Hing Terrace, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Tickets are $300 on the door or you could try your luck by entering our giveaway here.
TwentyBliss, a platform for young creatives, is hosting another exhibition, #UrbanHacks, but this time it’s interactive! That’s right, it’s your chance to get involved and actually be a part of a piece of art that will be created on the day. Chill out at Teakha while enjoying some of their goodies – the first 30 people to show up get free cake! Look out for one of our favourite illustrators Kitty Wong, cool stuff from Print House, live music and more. Get ready to create something!
When: 15 November, 2.30pm
Where: Teakha, 18 Tai Ping Shan Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: Free to attend and participate!
Shop til you drop!
If you’re looking to make a start on the beast that is Christmas shopping, head over to Hidden Truffles’ Artisanal Christmas bazaar this weekend. Featuring stalls with some of our favourite local brands including Bamboa, Print House, Artreasure and more. And if you’re feeling peckish, check out Sugo Sushi and Gugl Bites at the food stalls. Sounds like a fun day out to us! If you’re keen on finding out what other Christmas fairs and bazaars are on this season, check out our guide here.
When: 15 November, 11am-6pm
Where: The Space, 210 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry. RSVP here if you want to be in with a chance of winning some awesome Christmas gifts.
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