Thursday, September 11, 2008

Weekend Picks - September 11, 2008

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

Golden Opportunity
The Gold dinner at E&O Trading Company with gold-themed cocktails (what’s in the Fort Knoxx after all?), hors d’oeuvres and a dinner menu inspired by the precious metal, and entertainment from bellydancer Willow Chang and her Devadasi troupe.
When: Friday, 6:30 p.m.
Where: E&O Trading Company, Ward Center
Details: Call the restaurant for details and reservations, 808.591.9005.

Pick A Side
What: Third-party advice on all your relationship troubles from new site Side Taker. Post your side of any argument with your significant other (and have them post their side too), then let site users vote on who’s really right.

When: Before you go to bed angry.

So Brew Me
What: Taste four specially selected brews (possibly the Arrogant Bastard Ale) and see which pairs best with pizza at a beer tasting hosted by Winestock.
When: Tonight, 6 p.m.
Where: Bar 35, 35 N. Hotel Street, Chinatown
Details: $32.95, advance payment required by noon today. Call Winestock for details and to reserve and pay for your spot, 808.688.7770

Reel Deal
What: Get a free movie ticket for every $60 you spend eating out at Ward Centers.
When: Starting Friday, through September 21
Where: Redeem same-day dining receipts at Sedona at Ward Center and Alliway at Ward Warehouse.
Details: Downloadable Meal and Movie Deal form is required. Find it and view a list of participating restaurants at

London Calling
What: The British high-trend/low-price emporium TopShop launches its U.S. website, meaning you can make purchases in dollars and have items delivered to U.S. addresses. Shipping is a flat $15 per purchase.
When: Whenever the online shopping bug strikes.

Jewel Intentions
What: Trunk show of four local jewelry designers at Riches Kahala. Preview collections by He‘e Nalu, Beachcomber Designs, Jennie B., Two Hands, and Vikki P. Try on new pieces and get 20 percent off any purchases you make.
When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to noon
Where: Riches Kahala, Kahala Mall
Details: Call the store for more info or to RSVP, 808.737.3303

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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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