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Garagers are an eclectic and fun-loving bunch, which means weekend recommendations - whether it's restaurants, exhibitions, hiking spots, or live music - is never in short supply. But when the Sassy Hong Kong Team joined QRC Garage, we knew that we were going to be truly plugged into the finest that the city had to offer. The editor of this fempire, Lauren isn't just the savvy go-to person for all things Hong Kong. Her insatiable wanderlust means that she's constantly on the lookout for the next adventure. When she's not traversing the latest and greatest eateries in the city, Hong Kong-born & bred Lauren is keenly pursuing her other passions: "women empowering women, creative communities, the growing art scene in HK." We know you're waiting for it; read on to find out where she's dining and what she's reading (when it's not Sassy, of course).

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On Entrepreneurialism

ENTREPRENEURIALISM IS...

Pursuing your passion, constantly learning, adapting to bumps along the road and being innovative.

HOW DO YOU THINK WE CAN EMPOWER WOMEN IN THE STARTUP COMMUNITY?

By giving women opportunities and platforms to connect with each other and share ideas, advice and lend support.

Lauren's Picks

WHAT'S YOUR CURRENT FAVOURITE RESTAURANT IN HONG KONG?

Chachawan never disappoints, I could eat there everyday! Looking forward to trying the new 'Fish School' in Sai Ying Pun too.

WHAT'S YOUR CURRENT FAVOURITE SPOT FOR DRINKS?

Mahalo in Wan Chai - Tiki vibes, awesome bartenders and a yummy poke!

WHAT TV SHOW ARE YOU WATCHING RIGHT NOW?

Doctor Foster.

OTHER THAN SASSY HONG KONG, WHAT ARE YOUR BLOGS / MAGAZINES OF CHOICE?

MonocleThe GuardianDazed and ConfusedRefinery 29Hello Giggles.

Weekends are for...Relaxing, seeing friends & family, dim sum, hikes - making the most out of HK!

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