28 March, 2014

WEEKENDER: Earth Hour at Eaton Hotel and Grassroots Pantry, HK Fanzone kicks off, style it up with A Day With Fé, pasta perfection & more

28 March, 2014

For all of us who’ve been caught up in Sevens fever, we know that this weekend will be one to remember! But for those who plan on surfacing from the rugby action, get ready for a fabulous selection from this weekend’s antics, including fashion photo shoots, organic dining, sample sales and a whole lotta hip hop…

Mamma mia!
There’s nothing quite like a plate of delicious, comforting pasta! We already can’t get enough of Sheung Wan’s favourite boutique restaurant, The Pasta Place, which certainly lives up to its name. With pasta, gnocchi, salads and delicious homemade desserts on offer, this cute little resto is the perfect place for a casual meal with close friends. We already love the reasonable prices here, but now they’ve introduced ‘Discount Tuesday’ dinners, there really is no excuse not to come. All you have to do is spend $150 or more on food per party (easy!), and you get a plate of pasta for free… yum! Bring on the spag bol, mac n’ cheese and pesto Genovese, all washed down with an American craft beer or a glass of special homemade lemonade spiked with coconut rum. Sounds like the ideal evening to us!

When: Every Tuesday for dinner
Where: The Pasta Place, G/F, Hillier Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, 27746692; The Pasta Place now deliver via FoodbyWeb
How much: Spend $150 per party on food and get a pasta dish for FREE!  (maximum value of HK$110). Only applies for Tuesday dinner, and a maximum of 2 free pastas per group.

Brought to you in partnership with The Pasta Place

Saturday Soul
For those of you who fancy some fun outside of Hong Kong Stadium this weekend, HK Fanzone is the place for you! Complete with a gourmet food village featuring steak aficionados The Butcher’s Club and family favourites, Pizza Express, there’s also a bunch of amazing musicians jollying down to New Central Harbourfront on both Friday and Saturday eves. On Friday, gems of Hong Kong’s indie folk scene, Noughts and Exes, will be rocking out with a selection of the city’s top independent groups, while Saturday night sees iconic hip hoppers, De La Soul taking centre stage- we’re too excited! Who said the Rugby Sevens was all about rugby…!

When: 25-30 March
Where: New Central Harbourfont, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Admission to HK Fanzone is free. Concert tickets start from $150. For tickets, click here.

Smile for the camera
If you’re up for some photo shoot fun this weekend, stop by A Day with Fé’s fabulous styling event! Style it up in a sleek yoga outfit, feminine frock and model a selection of stunning handbags and scarves from uber cool print designer and curator, The DotCreative photographers S6 Production will be sending their dab hands down to help snap you and your best girlfriends in all your fashionista glory – and the shots are yours once it’s all over!

When: 28 March 3-8pm, 29 March 1-5pm
Where: 1/F 31 Wing Wo Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free! For more info, click here

Planet organic
Eco-warriors unite and get ready for Earth HourThis Saturday, the WWF is encouraging all households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour (from 8.30-9:30!) to raise awareness of climate change. In its sixth year supporting Earth Hour, the Eaton hotel has organised some wonderfully eco-friendly celebrations that are sure to bring out the inner child in you. Check out their live flashing yoyo performance along with the Organic Drink Party, with a fresh and fruity bevvy on the house! If you don’t fancy the trek over to TST, one of our favourite sustainable eateries, Grassroots Pantryis also celebrating the cause with a delectable three-course ‘Be Raw’ menu. Don’t miss out on the biodynamic and organic wine pairing to boot at this candlelit meal. Lights out!

When: 29 March
Where: The Eaton Hotel, 380 Nathan Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong. For more info, click here; Grassroots Pantry, 12 Fuk Sau Lane, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
How much: Free admission to the Eaton; Dinner at Grassroots Pantry is $420 per person (10% for parties of 8 and above). RSVP at [email protected], for more info, call 2873-3353.

Thu Thu in Hong Kong!
The leading lady behind one of our favourite brands, Thu Thu, is coming to town thanks to A Boy Named Sue! Combining Eastern embroidery with contemporary Western cuts, Vietnamese/German designer Thuy will be stopping by for a few days at Little Square, with offerings in tow from past collections and a few new bits and bobs from her Spring/Summer 2014 line. Feminine and fresh, we can’t wait to get our hands on more of Thu Thu’s ethnically inspired prints!

When: 2-3 April
Where: Little Square, 21 Square Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: Free! Fore more info, click here

Summer Preparation!
Bikini season will be here before we know it and here at Sassy we reckon it’s never too early to get beach ready… If you’re already a fan of the miraculous Brazilian Wax, you know that it’s a Sassy girl essential in order to look and feel like a Goddess. So we’re over the moon that the Ayurveda Day Spa are offering their Brazilian Wax treatment to Sassy Girls for less than 50% of the regular price! With our Sassy coupon you can take advantage of Ayurveda’s waxing expertise and still have cash left over for cocktails! Check out our offer here and get ready for summer!

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