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By Shimron Singh | July 19th, 2023

Looking for some excitement this week? Look no further! From new cocktail menus to art exhibitions, and even a drag brunch, there’s something for everyone in this week’s roundup of hot happenings in Hong Kong. Get ready to sip on mezcal flights, indulge in seasonal Japanese cuisine, and witness thought-provoking artistic visions. Plus, unleash your inner child with K11 MUSEA’s Big Little Art Summer, featuring a range of edutainment courses and imaginative art shows. So get ready to shake things up and dive headfirst into the vibrant cultural scene of the 852!

Hot Happenings in the 852: 17 July – 23 July 2023

Shake It Up at Te Quiero Mucho with New Cocktails, Juernes Revelry, Mezcal Flights, and Tequila Week

Te Quiero Mucho, Hong Kong’s beloved Mexican eatery and bar, has introduced a new cocktail menu crafted by Bar Manager Isaac Lim. Drawing inspiration from Mexico’s rich heritage and culture, the menu features seven enticing creations incorporating authentic ingredients paying homage to the Aztec civilization’s captivating history and mythology. The signature cocktail, Precious Feather Flower, blends dark rum infused with Borghetti, rice, aromatic spices, and soy milk. Mezcal lovers can look forward to the Zunte and Nuku Mezcal Flight, while partygoers can embrace Te Quiero Mucho’s new tradition, Juernes.

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SENS Gallery Presents “Summer Adventures” by Peter Opheim and Ogden Opheim

Peter Opheim
Ogden Opheim

Hong Kong’s SENS Gallery is showcasing the latest works of American artists Peter Opheim and Ogden Opheim in their exhibition titled “Summer Adventures”. The exhibition features paintings and sculptures that delve into the depths of human nature through artistic expression. Peter Opheim’s paintings and Ogden’s boxhead sculptures offer a unique reflection on human values of love, compassion, and togetherness. The exhibition runs from August 10 to September 9, 2023, and aims to inspire viewers to contemplate the significance of these values. Don’t miss the chance to witness the two generations’ artistic visions in this thought-provoking exhibition.

Room 08, 19/F, Landmark South, 39 Yip Kan Street, Wong Chuk Hang

From 10th August to 9th September 2023

Honjokko at The Sixteenth Unveils Two Seasonal Menus

Hot Happenings in the 852: 17 July – 23 July 2023

Honjokko at The Sixteenth has launched two seasonal menus to elevate the art of contemporary Japanese dining. The Journey of Flavours menu offers a generous spread of starters, free-flowing gunkan, maki, and nigiri, a choice of main course, and shared desserts for HKD498 per person. The Koji Sake Dinner Menu on 17 August is a six-course dinner paired with a distinctive Koji sake for HKD1,000 per person. The menu features dishes such as Aburi Sashimi and Kushiyaki variety, paired with sake to enhance the dining experience. Don’t miss the exclusive Sake Pairing Dinner on 22 September.

Entrance at, The Sixteenth, 2/F Oxford House, Taikoo Place, 979 King’s Road, 22 Westlands Rd, Quarry Bay

Three on Canton and Dermalogica present a Revitalizing Oxygenic Afternoon Tea

Hot Happenings in the 852: 17 July – 23 July 2023

Three on Canton has teamed up with Dermalogica to present their latest culinary collaboration, the Revitalising Oxygenic Afternoon Tea. Available from 17 July to 31 August, the tea set features six savory bites and eight sweet pastries, all using healthy purple ingredients such as berries, sweet potatoes, and beetroot. Guests can enjoy the beautiful handmade pastries with special beverages, including a seasonal strawberry mojito and blueberry lemon soda. The tea set is priced at HKD568 for two or HKD388 for one and comes with a complimentary Dermalogica Revitalizing Oxygenic gift set.

Reservations: +852 2113 7828 | WhatsApp Instant Booking: +852 5217 6428

Get a Taste of French Fashion and Free Beer at 1664 Blanc’s Vogue Soirée Festival

Hot Happenings in the 852: 17 July – 23 July 2023

French beer brand 1664 Blanc is partnering with local fashion brand DEMO for the “1664 Blanc Vogue Soirée French Fashion Festival” at K11 Art Mall in Tsim Sha Tsui. The festival, running from July 15 to 30, includes a fashion experience area showcasing 1664 x DEMO joint fashion, as well as two sets of costumes worn by brand spokesperson Jiang Tao in the 1664 Blanc promotional video. The public can participate in limited workshops creating unique French fashion items, and there is also a time-limited “1664 Blanc French Street” check-in area in the open-air plaza. Free beer redemption activities and giveaways are also available.

K11 Art Mall, 18 Hanoi Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui

sen-ryo Launches the “Flavours of Summer” Series

Hot Happenings in the 852: 17 July – 23 July 2023

sen-ryo is bringing the flavors of summer to Hong Kong with its latest limited-time menu. The “Flavours of Summer” series features the freshest seafood at its peak, including snow crab, Australian abalone, and Korean black rockfish, incorporated into a variety of Japanese dishes. Meat lovers can also enjoy grilled beef tongue and Black Angus beef tenderloin cube. To complement the dishes, sen-ryo has selected three sakes with prominent rice aromas and well-balanced acidity. Guests can opt for the “Selected Sake Tasting Flight” to try all three sakes. This seasonal menu is available at all sen-ryo restaurants until September 17th, 2023.

Drag Brunch: California Girls at Viviere

Get ready to party with Vivere’s California Girls Drag Brunch! On Sunday, July 23rd, the restaurant will host a three-hour event featuring drag queens Jhara Latina, Mocha Diva, and Emma Orhey. Guests can enjoy a quality brunch menu and sip on drinks while taking in the energetic performances. Tickets are priced at $150 (+10% service charge) and include one standard drink. For those looking to indulge, drink packages are also available.

Tickets here

Unleash Your Inner Child: K11 MUSEA’s Big Little Art Summer Brings Edu-tainment and Artistic Delight

Hot Happenings in the 852: 17 July – 23 July 2023

K11 MUSEA is hosting the “Big Little Art Summer” campaign from 13 July to 20 August, offering over 22 edutainment courses, 11 playdates, 3 imaginative art shows, and 10 tasty summer sweets. Kids can explore the world of AI and machine learning with PREFACE’s specially-designed summer courses, or attend workshops by The White Box by Little Prince Art, Victoria Playpark, Slime It!, and Bimbo Concept. K11 MUSEA’s Donut Playhouse and Legoland Discovery Centre also offer fun experiences for kids. Three fabulous art exhibitions are also on display, featuring works by South Korean artists, Fawn Rogers, and Packy Lai.

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Hot Happenings in the 852: 17 July – 23 July 2023