11 January, 2013
What's On HK

WEEKENDER: 15% off The Genie Concept’s juice cleanse, Africa Soul Party at Honi Honi, BBQ on Azure’s terrace & more!

11 January, 2013

Wow! Hasn’t the second week of January flown by? Get ready for the weekend by sipping on tropical cocktails at Honi Honi’s Africa Soul Party, exploring Fo Tan’s art world or starting the year as you mean to go on with a The Genie Concept juice cleanse!

Juice it up!
If your new year’s resolution involved the word ‘detox’, then we’ve got a deal you won’t want to miss out on! The Genie Concept’s fab juice cleanse will rejuvenate you from the inside out thanks to their delish range of homemade juices, which all come packed with essential vitamins and minerals. Just choose how long you want your cleanse to last (anything up to 6 days); they come in three different levels depending on your detox goals and lifestyle, with everything delivered right to your door too (check out our review here)! Need extra encouragement? Well, how about our special Sassy 15% discount on your order? Simply enter the code GENIE4SASSY at checkout! Check out all the terms and conditions here.

When: Discount valid until 31 January; you can book your cleanse any time between now and 30 June
Buy online at www.thegenieconcept.com; pick up the juices from their store in Sheung Wan or have them delivered to your home
How much: 
Cleanses start from $600, 15% off with GENIE4SASSY code

This time for Africa!
Waka Waka Eh Eh! In the words of Shakira, there will be plenty of African spirit in the air this Saturday at Honi Honi’s Africa Soul Party with congas, dancers and body painting, so throw on your best “tropical-chic” outfit and get ready to enjoy some Caribbean beats! Master cocktail maker and shaker, Max Traverse and his team will be serving up a special concoction called the “Bumsie” cocktail – are you as intrigued as we are to try it?! There is so much buzz around Honi Honi right now (we’ve heard you have to book a table weeks in advance), so now’s the perfect chance to check out this tropical paradise and party African-style!

When: 12 January, 8.30pm
Where: Honi Honi, 3/F Somptuex Central, 52 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $150 (Dress code: tropical chic)

Get your grill on!
This cooler January weather is just perfect for alfresco dining, rooftop bbqs and, last but not least, Azure’s Terrace Grill Menu! For the whole month of January, Azure is turning up the heat and grilling juicy Australian lamb racks, cuts of Wagyu beef, whole spring chickens and fresh king prawns for your tasting pleasure. Marinated overnight and then slowly grilled over barbecue coal, meat lovers will be licking their lips while dining on Azure’s famous rooftop terrace and taking in the stunning city views from the heart of LKF.

When: Until 31 January
Where: 29 & 30/F, Hotel LKF by Rhombus, 33 Wyndham Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong
How much: From $398 per person, depending on your choice of meat

Art attack!
The Fotanian Open Studio event, now in its 13th year, is open for the next two weekends and is more popular than ever! Last year, more than 10,000 people wandered their way through 80 industrial loft studios of Fo Tan’s vibrant artistic community – so it’s high time you got exploring the New Territories and joined them! This year, over 250 artists will be opening their studio doors to art lovers, so you can get up close and personal with their artwork, their workplaces and chat more about their techniques and inspiration.

When: 12-13 & 19-20 January; studios are open 2-7pm
Where: Wah Luen Industrial Centre and nearby buildings, 15-21 Wong Chuk Yeung Street, Fo Tan, Hong Kong
How much: Free! Pick up a map of the studios at the table in front of Wah Luen Industrial Centre; see all the venues here

A whole lotta history
If you can’t quite commit to reading Les Misérables or Anna Karenina, don’t fret – simply head along to the cinema to catch these two literary masterpieces on the silver screen! Everyone is talking about the all-star cast of Les Mis (Hugh Jackman! Anne Hathaway! And we have a definite soft spot for Eddie Redmayne too *wink*); we reckon you’ll be snapping up its stirring soundtrack almost as soon as you leave the cinema! Meanwhile, Keira Knightley gets her turn to shine as Anna Karenina in the hotly-anticipated version of Leo Tolstoy’s classic, seeing her join forces once more with director Joe Wright – and if their work on Atonement and Pride & Prejudice is anything to go by, we’re bound to love Anna Karenina (and its gorgeous costumes) too!

When: Les Misérables out now; Anna Karenina showing from January 10
Where: All good cinemas in Hong Kong!

50% off a treatment at Sparadise
We’ve teamed up with gorgeous Mid-Levels retreat Sparadise to offer a generous 50% discount on their Recover detox programme so it only costs you $1500 instead of the usual $3000! The programme consists of 3 rounds of treatments – that’s a grand total of 4 hours of spa therapy time! Designed as the perfect post-holiday pick-me-up, it focuses on regaining your equilibrium and getting you ship-shape for the year ahead.

When: Deal ends midnight, 16 January
Where: Sparadise, G/F, 21 Mosque Street, Mid Levels, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $1500, buy here

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