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By Shimron Singh | June 16th, 2023

Welcome to the latest edition of “Hot Happenings in the 852,” your go-to guide for the hottest events, eats, and drinks in Hong Kong. From trendy pop-up bars to the latest foodie spots, we’ve got you covered with all the must-try experiences happening around town this week.

Get ready to indulge in some mouth-watering dishes, sip on delicious cocktails, and explore the city’s vibrant cultural scene. Whether you’re in the mood for a night out with friends or a family-friendly activity, we’ve got something for everyone. We’ve scoured the city to bring you the very best of what Hong Kong has to offer so let’s go ahead and dive in.

Hot Happenings in the 852: 16 June – 23 June 2023

Double Ducks Rejoice with the City: Sea Parade on Father’s Day

Parade Route

On Father’s Day (18 June), one of the Rubber Ducks from the “DOUBLE DUCKS by Florentijn Hofman” exhibition will embark on a sea parade at Victoria Harbour, becoming the first-ever art installation on parade in Hong Kong. The parade will last about two hours and give everyone ample time to enjoy the event from various vantage points along the Harbour. The exhibition has drawn huge crowds of fans since its opening and will conclude with the reunion of the duo following the parade. Come and experience the healing power of art and feel pure happiness this weekend.

Welcome Home Flabjacks – Art Exhibition at Harbour City

Get ready to wander into the weird and wonderful world of Flabjacks, created by the talented Hong Kong-born artist Ton Mak. In her first solo exhibition in Hong Kong, “WELCOME HOME,” you’ll meet chubby friendly folk and embark on a journey to discover what makes a place feel like home. Featuring 29 acrylic paintings in a vibrant and carefree style, this exhibition showcases Mak’s latest artworks, including brand-new dinosaur and tiger characters. A 4m-tall wood sculpture of the quirky cheerful dinosaur serves as a guide, inviting you to delve into the fantastical world of Flabjacks!

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Where? Gallery by the Harbour (Shop 207, Level 2, Ocean Centre, Harbour City)

When? 21 June 2023 – 16 July 2023

Explore the Multi-Sensory World of Johnnie Walker Blue Label at LANDMARK

Step into a world of luxury and indulge in a multi-sensory journey with Johnnie Walker Blue Label at LANDMARK from now until June 29th. Immerse yourself in the brand’s rich heritage in the Immersive Chamber, savor the complex flavors of Blue Label in two distinct Riedel glasses, and witness the rare collection exhibit featuring collector bottles aged for over 40 years. Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to explore the exquisite craftsmanship of the past and indulge in the taste of the Johnnie Walker Blue Label.

Where? 2/F, Landmark Atrium, Central

When? Now until 29 June 2023

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Plantation Tea Bar Introduces Tea Cocktails by Antonio Lai & New Tasting Menus

Sip on something extraordinary as Plantation Tea Bar introduces a new menu of tea cocktails in collaboration with award-winning mixologist Antonio Lai. Delight in six exquisite blends, including the Da Hong Pao Whisky and the Tangerine Puerh Rum, all made with Plantation’s premium teas. For a full tea immersion, indulge in the seasonal 4-course Tea Tasting Menus featuring dishes infused with different tea varieties.

18 Po Tuck Street, Sai Wan

Immerse Yourself in an Afternoon of Tranquillity with the First Joint Collaboration of “mtm labo x HUE Dining Dear Myself Afternoon Tea”

Hot Happenings in the 852: 16 June - 23 June 2023

Indulge in an exceptional collaboration between HUE Dining and mtm labo with their “Dear Myself Afternoon Tea” set. This seasonal menu brings together the innovative flavors of Modern Australian cuisine with mtm labo’s custom-blended skincare philosophy, creating a sophisticated, multi-sensory experience. Savor sweet and savory treats, relish in custom-blended eye masks, and enjoy botanical extracts, all while taking in the stunning views of Victoria Harbour. Available on weekends from 24 June to 6 August 2023, this is an afternoon tea set that will leave you feeling refreshed and revitalized.

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The Great Pistachio Palooza Returns to Nan Fung Place This Summer

Nan Fung Place is back with another exciting food gala, and this time it’s all about the mighty pistachio! From 28 June to 14 July, “The Great Pistachio Palooza” will feature over 100 pistachio-based desserts and baked goods from 26 hit Instagram shops. On 1 July, “The Great Pistachio Extravaganza” will bring together 12 IG shops and offer more than 50 delicious bites, all under one roof. Indulge in the rich, flavorful texture of pistachios and embark on a gastronomic adventure at Nan Fung Place this summer.

LANDMARK Launches ‘Tasting Mastery’ Series: A Unique Culinary Adventure

Calling all foodies! Get ready to indulge in a one-of-a-kind culinary journey at LANDMARK’s newest collaboration series – Tasting Mastery. The series brings together the crème de la crème of the culinary world, including award-winning chefs and renowned food critics, to curate a unique dining experience. The first menu, co-created by celebrated food critic Susan Jung, Michelin Star executive chef Nicolas Boutin, and chef de cuisine Léa Cantalloube, features a six-course meal that promises to tantalize your taste buds with its harmonious flavors.

Where? Ami, Shop 302, 3rd Floor, LANDMARK ALEXANDRA, 18 Chater Road, Central

When? From now until 31st July

Price? HK$1388 per person + 10% service charge

To book:

  • Click the link here and add “LANDMARK Tasting Mastery” under remarks*
  • Call Ami at +852 3185 8396
  • Email to

Eggslut Hong Kong Cracks Open Its Doors

Hot Happenings in the 852: 16 June - 23 June 2023

Egg lovers, mark your calendars! Eggslut is finally opening its first Hong Kong location on June 16th at Fashion Walk in Causeway Bay. The trendy LA-based breakfast chain promises to bring a vibrant and energetic atmosphere to the city with its graffiti-style backdrops, hip-hop music, and flash mob dance to kick off the grand opening event. Customers can also snag cash vouchers and Eggslut merchandise, including branded fans and pins.

Shop 11-19, Fashion Walk, Great George St, Causeway Bay

Hot Happenings in the 852: 16 June – 23 June 2023