SEVVA, Hong Kong’s most glamorous lifestyle destination, is in the mood for love having just marked its 10th anniversary. With Mother’s Day approaching, style and taste icon, Ms Bonnae Gokson, has decided to celebrate women with a fabulous 10-day music and gastronomic affair from 10-19 May. This will include an outstanding lineup of performances representing the 10 Best Loved Music, complemented by menus featuring the 10 Best Loved Dishes, and the 10 Best Loved Cocktails over the past decade.
“Mother’s Day is a very special day that honours the most respected and loved woman in everyone’s life. As it is the 10th anniversary of SEVVA, I would like to mark the occasion ten-fold with a lavish and heart-melting 10-day celebration of music, delicacies and cocktails,” says Ms Gokson.
10 Days of Rhythmic Fabulosity at SEVVA
Since opening its door in March 2008, music has been in the vein of SEVVA which hold the hearts of many. From 10 to 19 May, Ms Gokson has tastefully curated a playlist of live music each day that covers a wide array of genres from Bossa Nova, Jazz, Soul and Pop to Afrobeat, Reggae, RnB and Latin. Hip Hop and Indy are within the song list.
10 May – Afrobeat, Pop and Reggae Filling SEVVA with uplifting sounds and hypnotic beats, it is sure to have guests dancing the night through.
11 May – Bossa, Jazz and Pop Ela & Lena, the talented double-act, will feature the smooth sounds of Jazz, Brazilian Bossa Nova (a lyrical fusion of Samba and Jazz), and melodic Pop, transporting guests with a Rio de Janeiro style party ambience.
12 May – Bossa, Jazz and Pop
Sway with Bossa Nova, Pop and Jazz by Ela & Lena.
13 May – Pop and Soul SEVVA is open for the first time on Mother’s Day with Janaia performing Jazz, RnB, soul and Pop during lunch hours while in the evening, Londy & Billy playing a bespoke selection of Soul and Pop on Mother’s Day.
14 May – Jazz, RnB and Soul Janva, internationally renowned DJ who has performed with Simply Red, Boy George etc. and also collaborated with numerous top-notch brands. He will throw a highly anticipated jamming with Blaine, the best saxophonist in Hong Kong, to fill the house with cool vibes of RnB, Soul and Jazz.
15 May – Jazz and Latin Cuban Duo will continue the party on 15 May with a memorable selection of Jazz and Latin sounds, including rumba, salsa, samba and tango.
16 May – Jazz, Pop, RnB and Soul
The focus is on Jazz, RnB, Soul and Pop courtesy of Janaia & Billy.
17 May – Bossa, Jazz and Pop Completing the fun musical line-up are Ela & Lena with Bossa, Pop and Jazz.
18 May – Hip Hop, Indy and Pop The five-piece band Indio play their take on Indy, Pop and Hip Hop genres to impress.
19 May – Jazz, Pop and RnB The focus is on Jazz, RnB, soul and Pop with Janaia & Richard will round up the 10 Days of Rhythmic Fabulosity at SEVVA.
In addition to spoiling that special lady in your life with this musical extravaganza, guests will also be able to indulge in the 10 Best Loved Delicacies and the 10 Best Loved Cocktails.
10 Best Loved Dishes at SEVVA
Epicurean delights include SEVVA Salad, a delicious combination of quality, wholesome ingredients including organic mesclun, artichokes, endive, and tea-smoked quail eggs. Loved by Ms Gokson as well as diners is the City’s Best Dosa filled with fragrant masala potatoes, roast garlic, spinach and mushrooms. Honouring her own mother, Ms Gokson is also presenting Shanghainese Wontons, either Eleanor’s Way or Vegetarian that showcases more than eight vegetables.
Seafood is also being highlighted in a number of tempting dishes. This includes an indulgent Lobster Crepe, the paper-thin crepe is filled with chunks of fresh Boston lobster and is topped with a beurre blanc sauce and caviar. Also for seafood lovers is the Baked Crabmeat in Shell; Coral Garoupa, Seafood and Tofu Quenelles with Rice Vermicelli; and Coral Garoupa with Spinach and a Bouillabaisse Broth. Other Best Loved dishes include the Thai-inspired Minced Chicken, Chilli and Basil, The Green Soup, and the delicious 4-Peppercorn Steak.
Complete a fabulous meal with the unique SEVVA Mother’s Day dessert created by Bonnae Gokson, highlighting the popular berry paired with a handcrafted macaron filled with chocolate and coffee mousse, and adorned with rose petal sugar art.
10 Best Loved Cocktails at SEVVA
Partnering perfectly with the delicious dishes, as well as the fabulous music and cool vibes, are the 10 Best Loved Drinks. Choices include Sex in The City – Pink Sangria, a heady mix of Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, vodka, orange liqueur, mixed with fruit and juice; the sophisticated Negroni Milano made with gin, Campari, and sweet vermouth topped with orange peel; and the decadent Chocolate Martini made with Valrhona dark chocolate, vodka and fresh cream. There is also Ms Gokson’s favourite cocktail, Peach Tea Blossom, which combines premium cap peach, gin, tea, Vermont maple and French peach liqueur, served on ice and topped with champagne.
Rounding out the tempting drinks are a Guava Mojito, an Old Fashioned, the Penicillin, Hotter Than Sex and the Drama Queen. A mocktail also makes the best loved list, the Green Yum Yum, a refreshing combination of fresh celery, pears, green apples, and mint.
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