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 www.hankshautedogs.com/hauteblog

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.