What: Eiffel Tower lamp Why: Light up your living space with a bit of classic France How much: HK$3,470 Where: Heather and March, Prince's Building, Central, tel: 2530 0686Wednesday, 18 July, 2012, 12:00am
You've got to hand it to cuteness: it does sell. A string of shopping malls across the city have adopted cute cartoon characters for their summer campaigns, which feature shopping privileges, novelty souvenirs and in-store decorations.13 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
The K11 Art Mall in Tsim Sha Tsui will be transformed into a summer market as the Food Art Festival returns on July 20.
The mall will be brightened up by American artist Erick Scarecrow's life-sized models.12 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Inagiku Japanese restaurant at the Royal Garden Hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui is serving a summer kaiseki dinner menu with sake pairing for HK$1,580 plus 10 per cent. The 10-course meal includes green pea jelly with prawn meat and sea urchin; simmered Shizuoka eel with eggplant; a teppanyaki course of Saga beef steak with seaweed salt and wasabi; and vinegared abalone with mangosteen.12 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Alfie's by Kee
M18-19, M/F Prince's Building, 10 Chater Road, Central. Tel: 2530 4422. With its dark wood, dimmed lights and leather lounges to sink into, Alfie's more than matches the Dunhill boys' club aesthetic. Recommended: Pimm's by Kee and the lemon grass martini.
Brotzeit12 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Hong Kong is a great city, but the world's best? That status is as subjective as the music we like, a matter of personal preference. As we live in a major business, financial and tourism centre, though, it is inevitable that those who like to compare and contrast to produce international rankings will include us.10 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Minister optimistic over London Olympics TV deal9 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Lan Fong Cafe, a typical cha chaan teng serving milk tea and Swiss sauce chicken wings near Times Square, closed its doors at the weekend after serving the neighbourhood for more than two decades.6 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
London-based Greek designer Mary Katrantzou is not only a fashion critics' favourite, she's also beloved by the brand collaboration set. Goodies from her crossover collections with Topshop and Longchamp have been selling like hot cakes - her Topshop collection was sold out within hours after its online launch in February.5 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Gianni Caprioli, former chef of Isola Bar & Grill, is guest chef at Armani/Aqua in Central until the end of this month. Dishes include carpaccio of yellowtail, kingfish and Sicilian scampi (below); spaghetti Verrigni with pesto and black summer truffle shavings; and sea bass with black truffle crust and green peas. Bookings: 3583 28285 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
798 Unit and Co
1/F, 9 Hau Fook Street, Tsim Sha Tsui (below). Tel: 2366 0234. Signature dishes: white wine platter, organic pork with apple and potato dauphinoise, rack of lamb, banoffee pie. $$$-$$$$
Cafe Allegro5 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
4/F Ho Lee Commercial Building, 38-44 D'Aguilar Street, Central. Tel: 2804 6611. Worth a repeat visit for a vibe that invites lingering, but stick to the classic cocktails. Recommended: the mojitos (HK$80) were a treat.
Angel's Share5 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Hotels around the world are introducing tours and activities designed to enhance the overall experience of guests.
The programmes usually include exclusive elements, helping to attract more business and increasing customer loyalty.4 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Councillors in one of the city's most ethnically diverse districts have been accused of short-changing many of their constituents by refusing to offer information in English or use the language in meetings.1 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Fashion folk are suckers for Givenchy bags and those from this season are no exception. Take a walk on the wild side with the label's snakeskin collection, which includes the elegant envelope clutch (below right; HK$15,300) and the Pandora handbag (right; HK$35,600). Givenchy is available at On Pedder, 16 Queen's Road Central, tel: 2118 3489.1 Jul 2012 - 12:00am