Thursday, December 4, 2008

Weekend Picks - December 4, 2008

Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events.

Jingle Dogs
Try a gourmet Reindeer hot dog made with extra-lean caribou meat mixed with beef, seared and served with whatever toppings you choose. The authentic Alaskan sausage is flown in fresh from Anchorage and has a zesty spice to it.
When: Available every day in December, while they last.
Where: Hank’s Haute Dogs, 324 Coral Street, Kaka‘ako
$6.50 each, more info at

Found Jewels
What: Find special $40 initial necklaces, $30 gift items and 30 percent off all other pieces at local jewelry designer Katrina Cordova’s holiday trunk show.
When: Sunday, 12 to 5.
Where: Shasa Emporium, Kahala Mall
Details: Call the store for more info, 808.735.5122.

That’s The Ticket
What: Spend $100 at Ward Centers and get a free movie ticket. Present your receipts dated December 1-7 that total at least $100 and get one ticket to Consolidated Theaters.
When: Through Sunday.
Redeem receipts at Executive Chef and Silver by Noe at Ward Warehouse, and Crazy Shirts Outlet on the streetfront of Ward Centre.
Details: Call 808.591.8411 for more info.

Speaking Spanish
What: Five-course tasting menu paired with Spanish wines. Sip Tempranillo, Garnacha and other varieties while you nibble plates like choriso-stuffed shrimp and pan-fried abalone with saffron-lemon rice.
When: Monday, seatings at 5:30, 6, 7:30 and 8.
Where: 12th Avenue Grill, 1145C 12th Avenue, Kaimuki

Details: $65 per person. Call 808.732.9469 for reservations and more info.

For The Most Art
What: Exhibit and sale of surf photos, frames from reclaimed wood and recycled glass pieces by couple Dave and Jennifer Homcy, and sister, Crystal Thornburg.
Light pupus and cocktails too.
When: Saturday, 10 p.m. to midnight
Where: Town restaurant, 3435 Waialae Avenue, Kaimuki
Details: Artwork will be up through December and January. Call the restaurant for more details, 808.735.5900.

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Lei Chic is a daily email and shopping blog that plugs you into Hawaii's newest and hottest boutiques, designers, trends, spas and salons, and more. You'll also discover all the cool events, dinners and sales happening around town in our Weekend Picks every Thursday. With Lei Chic, you'll get the inside scoop on what everyone will be talking about tomorrow – in your inbox today.

Lei Chic associate editor Natalie Schack has been a cultural anthropology student,museum worker bee and dabbler in graphic design. When she isn't scouting new fashion, compiling to-do lists or crafting puns, Natalie spends her free time dreaming up elaborate picnic ideas; "researching" via YouTube tutorials, blogs and Instagram; and dusting off her pith helmet for the next adventure life throws her way.

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