WINE AND ROSES: (far left) Andrew Scattergood, Christine Smith and Tania Webb, and (left) Martin Hadaway, David Hurren and Sue Hadaway celebrate the first anniversary of Bacchus restaurant in Wan Chai.
ICE-COLD COMFORT: (from left) Michael Lai, Tony Souza and John Rempal gather in the basement of the Ritz-Carlton hotel for the opening of Cossacks' Vodka Bar and the launch of the Elduris brand.
CHOICE BLEND: (top) David Thomas and Penny Byrne and (below) Kwan Siu-chan and Rudy Schats gather for drinks at the Hong Kong Club to mark the creation of Bentley Reid and Co.
PART-FURNISHED: (main picture) George Wong gets a helping hand with his floral corsage from Lay Choo at the Gallariacorr opening cocktail reception in Wong Chuk Hang. Milliner Elias Ben-Avi later adjusts Ms Choo's sleeve length.
SHIP SHAPES: (right) C. S. Hwang, Stanley Ho, Ma Chi-man and George Wong before the inauguration of the new Hong Kong-Macau ferry service.