Belle of the Highball: ThirtySix is a temple to one of drinking’s simple pleasures

Generally speaking, a highball has only two essential ingredients: a strong spirit, and a weak mixer. Scotch and soda? That’s a highball. Whiskey and coke? That’s a highball too. Seven and Seven? You guessed it, a highball. So why, then, would anyone take what is arguably the simplest cocktail in the world and build around ...

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Review: Porterhouse’s brunch buffet – AKA, how a steakhouse does Sunday roast

Tapping into the zeitgeist: Draft Land, the new LKF bar that serves cocktails on draft

Tapping into the zeitgeist: Draft Land, the new LKF bar that serves cocktails on draft

For those looking to tap into highbrow cocktail culture, a new entry in Hong Kong’s nightlife scene is seeking to bring mixology to the masses by serving up a wide selection of...

Dragonfly, designer Ashley Sutton’s latest dreamlike, Art Nouveau bar opens in Hong Kong’s Tai Kwun Arts

Dragonfly, designer Ashley Sutton’s latest dreamlike, Art Nouveau bar opens in Hong Kong’s Tai Kwun Arts

Tai Kwun Arts Centre has another dining and drinking destination to offer Hong Kong. The heritage building in Central is the home of the latest Ashley Sutton design, just out of...

Char siu, speakeasy-style? We review Foxglove’s new Cantonese banquet-inspired menu, paired with cocktails and live jazz

Char siu, speakeasy-style? We review Foxglove’s new Cantonese banquet-inspired menu, paired with cocktails and live jazz

Hong Kong has a ton of speakeasy-style joints. A ton. Legend has it that the earliest blueprints of central Hong Kong included plans to provide its citizens with one hidden bar...

Best hidden bars in Hong Kong: Speakeasies, gin parlors, and jazz clubs

Best hidden bars in Hong Kong: Speakeasies, gin parlors, and jazz clubs

Whatever your choice of poison, there is a bar for everyone — from the loud and bustling streets of Lan Kwai Fong to the lively craft beer joints of Kowloon. And, of course,...

A taste of the south pacific at Honi Honi Tiki Cocktail Lounge

A taste of the south pacific at Honi Honi Tiki Cocktail Lounge

The Hong Kong Observatory raised the first hot weather warning of the year last week. Extreme weather is back to test the human spirit, and we’re pushing back...

5 Minutes With: Famed Hong Kong Bartender John Ng

5 Minutes With: Famed Hong Kong Bartender John Ng

He’s known for his offbeat, unique cocktails, such as Wellington Treasure — a drink that uses “goose fat washed vermouth” to simulate the mouthfeel of Chinese roast goose...

Best craft beer spots in Hong Kong: Local beers, hoppy IPAs, and one-stop bottle shops

Best craft beer spots in Hong Kong: Local beers, hoppy IPAs, and one-stop bottle shops

Hongkongers love their beer. We drink it in bars, on the streets of Lan Kwai Fong, at outdoor dai pai dongs, with our hotpot, and we even run with it when the world’s...

Coconuts Hong Kong does New Year’s Eve: Parties to go to for the final countdown

Coconuts Hong Kong does New Year’s Eve: Parties to go to for the final countdown

Well, 2017 is almost done, but before you start making those New Year’s resolutions, it’s time to figure out where you’re going to spend the biggest party night...

The season for giving and living it up: Christmas Parties and Events in Hong Kong

The season for giving and living it up: Christmas Parties and Events in Hong Kong

For some, Christmas is wholesome time to celebrate with the family; for others it’s a great excuse to party. Whatever category you find yourself in this festive season, we...


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