Irene’s Bar: Moving up the Block

Nobody ever visits Houjie without making a pit stop at Irene’s bar. For over six years, one of Houjie’s hotspots was located behind the Hyatt hotel on the upper west

Spring Bar and Club: Spring Is in the Air

Passing through the giant gates of Spring doesn’t quite give an impression of a flowery field, however, there was definitely something in the air. The minute we arrived, we knew

Cocktails In A Box

A few years ago, I lived with a pair of childhood friends in a raucous bachelor pad where we always kept one tradition. While cringing in hangover each Sunday, we

Chic Drinks & Photos: Victor Bar

A line of flower baskets decorating the newly opened Victor is just the first detail that’s building a sense of prestige and I was here for the spoils. A waitress

Let It Be: The Beatles bar (Humen)

I had been searching for a decent Western-style bar ever since I first stepped foot in Humen over four years ago. From my experience, Kansas City in the Grand Noble

Drowning in Pleasure: Someone Special Brewpub

It took us a while before we met Someone Special. We passed by the place a couple of times before realizing that it was not a liquor store, but an

The Treehouse: The House of Madness

Though you may not imagine so upon first entry, The Treehouse is popular haunt hidden at the back of Batou Village. No piece of furniture here seems to be the

SINGLE BUT NOT LONELY: SINGLE BAR & RESTAURANT

While living in Dongguan (which for me has been just about three weeks), people often say that all the best fun happens at the expat hotspots around Dongcheng. I wanted

It Might Get Loud: Hutaoli Music Restaurant & Bar

Located in Vanke City Plaza, Dongcheng, it’s a bit outside the well-traveled Bar Street area, but worth the detour. As you approach the mall and see the jungle covering the

Bad Monkey: The Worst Ape of All

It seemed odd that the name and logo of this bar is exactly the same as the now famous establishment in Dali. And though it wasn’t clear if the two