We heart summer, but it does have to come to an end some time. We’re holding on to the last of the warm weather with a craft beer flotilla and some alfresco drinking at PMQ, while indulging on some locally-made delights thanks to Green Queen. It’s all here in our Weekender!
Umami Concepts and The Rose Petal Cakery have collaborated to bring us a fun baking competition this October! You may have read about Battle of the Bakers here so you’ll know it’s perfect for avid chefs.
The competition is in full swing, so for all you lovers of baked goods we’ve bagged five pairs of tickets as taste testers for this week’s round. Yep, if you’re a foodie and want to check out the competition, enter our giveaway here or by clicking on the button below. You’ll get to taste what’s on offer from the 16 contestants and decide who stays and who goes… it’s all down to your taste buds! Winners of our ticket giveaway will be emailed by 5pm today. Treat yourselves!
When: Sunday, 12 October, 12.30-1.30pm
Where: Umami Concepts, 2/F, 35 Bonham Road, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong
Cocktails for one or for three!
Soho is jampacked with residential buildings, cool stores, delicious restos and of course PMQ! Spanish resto Isono has opened up a terrace bar at PMQ, Isono Al Fresco. Sassy readers can swing by for happy hour tonight and get buy one get one free on drinks, as well as complimentary nibbles. The perfect way to unwind after work and enjoy the breezy weather in the heart of Soho!
Click here or on the button below and fill out the form to get a secret code in your inbox. Mention the code on the door to validate the offer, which is only for tonight!
When: 10 October, the Sassy offer is valid from 6-9pm
Where: Isono Al Fresco, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong – Make sure you enter PMQ from the Aberdeen Street entrance to avoid the crowds from another event at the main entrance!
Get pampered at one of our favourite beauty salons in Central: Feel Good Factor! Tending to your digits is a great way to relax after a long week at work. Luckily, Feel Good Factor is offering 20% off all manicures every Friday this October. This special offer includes wine, complimentary nibbles and a tattoo bracelet from Beyond Jewelry, perfect for the party season!
Call the salon (tel: 2530 0610) to book an appointment and mention you’re a Sassy girl for the discount to kick in. Feel free to put up pics of your gorgeous nails and flash tats on Instagram using the hashtag #SassyBeauty. Enjoy!
When: Every Friday in October (10, 17, 24 and 31 October)
Where: Feel Good Factor, 2/F, Winsome House, 73 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2530 0610
How much: After discount, the express manicure is $120, full manicure is $168, French manicure is $192, Shellac is $360 and OPI Gelcolor is $400.
We’re on a boat
While the weather is still awesome, it only makes sense to take full advantage and head out on a boat, The Lonely Island-style. One of our fave junk companies, Lazydays is hosting a day of sun, sea, sand and the best beers in HK on the very first Craft Beer Flotilla. You’ll be able to test your (beer) taste buds with the different craft beers available (free-flow too!). And nothing goes better with beer than a BBQ! This sounds like something we definitely don’t want to miss out on.
When: 11 October, meet at Central Pier 10 at 10am.
Where: Central Pier 10
How much: $750, which includes breakfast, a beach BBQ, afternoon snacks and free-flow drinks. Buy your tickets here.
Yum yum in my tum tum!
Foodies unite! The Brooklyn Edition of Made in HK hits PMQ this weekend. Organised by Green Queen (one of our top 5 green blogs, check out a few others here!), the event is dedicated to some of our favourite artisan food vendors. There’ll be popcorn from Sote, coffee from Black Shot Coffee, yummy Japanese goodies from Sugo Sushi, ice pops from Lola’s Ice Pops, sandwiches from Bread & Beast and more. We’re positively salivating at the thought…
When: 11 October, 11am-6pm
Where: PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry, but don’t forget to bring some cash if you’re planning to indulge!
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