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Where to Eat This January

Gaia Private Kitchen For home-style French food, try Gaia, a new private kitchen that opened last month in Sha Kok Mei. A 10-minute walk from Sai Kung, it offers four-course menus for non-vegetarians ($450) and vegetarians ($350) that change with the season. For winter, the menu includes an amuse-bouche of kale chips, grape and cheese lollipops or scallop and pumpkin brochettes, starters […]

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Top 6 Pet Grooming Services

Start the year with a wash and brush up. Mega Pet Pet-grooming services for dogs include a bathing package of shampoo, ear cleaning, belly undercoat shaving, claw trimming, gland expression and more ($150-$538). Cat-grooming prices range from $280-$460. Members receive 10 per cent discount. Address: G/F, 110 Man Nin Street, Sai Kung Contact: 2626 0818 Website: www.megapet.com.hk  Kennel Van Dego Established in […]

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Running Tips 101

It’s a good time to start running. The weather is cool and you can make the most of our beautiful surroundings and get out into the country parks. Here’s how to get prepared. 1. You need to be medically fit to start any exercise regime. It’s wise to get a fitness assessment and see a doctor […]

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Interview with Ecozine publisher Lisa Christensen

Callum Wiggins meet Lisa Christensen, publisher of Ecozine magazine. So far there have been two issues of Ecozine magazine. I wanted to create a great publication about inspiring and educational environmental news. The idea of creating a physical magazine came about over a coffee with a friend. By the end of the conversation, the process of creating the magazine had begun. […]

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Top 8 Vegetarian Restaurants

Casa owner James Bradshaw picks the best vegetarian dishes in town. I absolutely love food. Yet a few months after starting Casa, I turned vegetarian. I thought eating out in Sai Kung would become a nightmare of token vegetarian dishes in Western restaurants (usually an uninspiring cheese fest). But I’ve discovered Sai Kung is a great place to eat as a […]

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26 Ways to Stay Fit in 2015

Run, stretch, play, dance or join a team for a fitter, happier new you. Yoga & Pilates Julie Dixon Clearwater Bay-based yoga teacher Julie Dixon runs popular classes at the Adventist College on Pak To Avenue (Tuesdays, 9am-10.15am and 7.30pm-8.45pm) and the Clearwater Bay Golf & Country Club (Saturdays, 9.30am- 10.45am and 11am-12.15pm). All levels […]

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Traffic Expected Due to Hiram’s Highway Expansion

With the Hiram’s Highway expansion due to begin, Callum Wiggins looks at proposals to end Sai Kung’s gridlock. Construction on the expansion of Hiram’s Highway into a dual carriageway is due to start later this year. After three years of delay while the detailed design was finalised, Stage One of the expansion – at the junction with Clearwater Bay Road and from […]

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January Events

Until Jan 4 Hong Kong Harbin Ice Festival Ice sculptures, snowman building, cool games and even a 13m ice slide. Where: Tai Tong, Yuen Long Contact: 2337 9336 Tickets $60- $240 from www.ueticketing.com Until Jan 4 Phantom of the Opera The man in the mask returns in Andrew Lloyd- Webber’s renowned musical. Where: AsiaWorld- Arena, […]

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15 Christmas Books for Kids

Ursula Huber of Dymocks Sai Kung recommends good reads for children. Young children 1. The Nights Before Christmas by Tony Ross Twenty-four classic tales to read at bedtime before Christmas, including extracts from books such as A Christmas Carol, festive poems and fairy tales, all beautifully bound in a special hardcover edition.       […]

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Mayarya’s Exclusive Discount Card

To celebrate the launch of Tiffany Rose exclusively in stores, Mayarya are offering a discount card to all Sai Kung & Clearwater bay Magazine readers!Founded in 2003, designed and made in the U.K., Tiffany Rose’s aim is to offer pregnant women the chance to wear elegant and well-made maternity dresses for special occasions. Members of the royal family […]

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Where to Buy a Turkey

Ali Oli A wide range of Christmas comestibles, including pre-cooked turkeys with apple and walnut stuffing, gravy and cranberry sauce ($1,088 for 12-14lb). Or go for the ready-to-roast option ($898) or honey-glazed ham ($270/kg). Plus homemade mince pies, gingerbread house kits, pumpkin and pecan pies, puddings and gourmet hampers filled with goodies ($998-$2,288). Order by December 18. Address: G/F, 11 Sha Tsui […]

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Where to Buy a Christmas Tree

Despite a shipping crisis holding up deliveries, nurseries expect trees to be here before Santa. Cindy Florist Order Christmas trees (noble firs), wreaths and poinsettias from this popular town centre florist, Cindy Florist. Prices start at $1,200 for 5ft to 6ft and $2,980 for 8ft-9ft. Address: 22 Man Nin Street, Sai Kung Contact: 2792 0858 or 9365 0624 Greenhouse Nursery Douglas and […]

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10 Ways to Give Back This Christmas

Give back this Christmas by supporting local charities. Angels for Orphans Supporting orphaned children in Cambodia, Indonesia and Hong Kong, Angels for Orphans is offering a range of Christmas cards, gifts, angel tree decorations, bookmarks, keychains and silver angel necklaces. More details at www.angelsfororphans.co.uk Look for them at two upcoming Christmas fairs: Dec 5 When: 5pm-8pm Where: […]

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